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Arc Flash Analysis

Simply put, an arc flash is a phenomenon where a flashover of electric current leaves its intended path and travels through Arc_Flash_Engineer1the air from one conductor to another, or to ground. The results are often violent and when a human is in close proximity to the arc flash, serious injury and even death can occur.

Why is Arc Flash analysis mandated?

  • Employee safety
  • Requirement of OSHA, National Electric Safety Code, National Electrical Code, and National Fire Protection Association

How is this addressed?

  • Data Collection must be obtained through: Onsite verification and existing conditions, existing plan reviews and Utility coordination
  • Engineering Analysis is then done
  • Warning Labels can be created
  • Training of Electrical and Safety Personnel on Arc Flash Requirements

What are the benefits to your business?

  • Employee Safety and awareness
  • Compliance
  • Current and accurate one-line diagram
  • Short circuit analysis
  • Over current Protective Device Coordination
  • Selective coordination

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