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Test specimens shall be selected from insulators destroyed in other tests and tested in accordance with Section 5. Reply This was a very good article. As you pointed out, Manufacturers cannot control the way equipment is used. If more than 4 but less than 10 of the insulators fail to meet the requirements of paragraph 4.

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This was a very good article. January standares, 9. Because they are sparked by the way an individual installation is configured and operated, there are just too many variables. Arc flashes have little to do with devices. Featured Bloggers Frederic Abbal.

I work for an electrical equipment manufacturer. Not to prevent the arc fault flash itself. To that end we put switchgear through arc-fault tests. Is terminology an issue for you? We can guarantee our MV equipment. Transverse Strength, Pounds 2. An internal arc fault is one that occurs stahdards switchgear.

They have very much to do with a particular installation — how it is to be operated, for example, and what it is to be used for.

Those requirements apply to situations where the switchgear cubicle is open. Essentially there is no such thing as switchgear arc flash characteristics.

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We manufacturers have no way of knowing eenac values of such parameters. Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Dimensions and Characteristics 5.


Low-frequency Dry Flashover, Ky b. Failure of the average wet. Direct exposure to such heat radiation can cause severe burn injuries.

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Three insulators shall he selected at random and edmac in accordance with Section 4. Certified test data on insula. They require arc flash analysis. General 31 Standard insulators shall conform in all respects to the requirements hereinafter stated. Not what you do with it. The internal arc resistance of switchgear denotes its ability to withstand arc faults. Penetration of the dye into the body of the dielectric shall constitute failure of the lot to meet this standard.

Blogger Directory View All Posts. Documents Flashcards Grammar checker. Other factors in arc flash hazards are:.

Nor do any standards govern arc flashes.