Arc Flash & Electrical Safety News
Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Rockwell Article Discusses Stopping Arc FlashThe Journal Magazine from Rockwell has an article called, "Stopping Arc Flash In Its Tracks."
The article discusses a number of equipment design strategies for stopping or reducing arc flash. These include:
- Shielding Against Arc Flash - building strong cabinets
- Limiting the Available Current using current-limiting fuses or fast-acting circuit breakers
- High-Resistance Grounding (resistance grounding system)
- Arc Flash Relays use photodetectors to detect light from an arc that is starting to form.
Labels: arc flash prevention
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