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Arc-flash relay system

Littelfuse, Inc.'s AF0500 is a microprocessor-based arc-flash protection relay that limits...

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Arc flash incidents are common causes of injury in a facility and knowing how and why they occur is a good strategy to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Courtesy: L&S Electric

Causes of arc flash and arc flash blast incidents

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Story #3: Safety, everyday---for 18 years. Courtesy: CFE Media

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The remote switch actuator is designed to allow technicians to remotely close or trip the ICCB from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary. Courtest of: CBS ArcSafe

Remote switch actuator

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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: October 31-November 6: 18 years of safety, arc flash reduces costs, energy consumption in U.S., more

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Fig. 4: For sense input to the arc flash relay, contractors installed four point sensors in strategic locations as shown in the center and two fiber optic sensors, covering the entire top level cable tray. Courtesy: Littelfuse

How an arc flash relay reduces costs

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Image courtesy: CFE Media Arc flash incidents are common causes of injury in a facility and knowing how and why they occur is a good strategy to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Courtesy: L&S Electric Story #3: Safety, everyday---for 18 years. Courtesy: CFE Media The remote switch actuator is designed to allow technicians to remotely close or trip the ICCB from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary. Courtest of: CBS ArcSafe Fig. 4: For sense input to the arc flash relay, contractors installed four point sensors in strategic locations as shown in the center and two fiber optic sensors, covering the entire top level cable tray. Courtesy: Littelfuse

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  • The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid. Courtesy: SPX Flow
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  • The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements. Courtesy: Ingersoll Rand
  • The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction. Courtesy: Kaeser

Arc-flash relay system

Littelfuse, Inc.'s AF0500 is a microprocessor-based arc-flash protection relay that limits arc-fault damage.

The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid. Courtesy: SPX Flow

Refrigerated air dryer series

The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid. » more

A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor compressed air use, trends, and historical data. Courtesy: Exair

Wireless digital flowmeters

A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor compressed air use, trends, and historical data. » more

The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements. Courtesy: Ingersoll Rand

Rotary screw air compressor series

The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements. » more

The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction. Courtesy: Kaeser

Mobile portable compressor

The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction. » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Functional safety life cycle: 1) Perform risk assessment 2) Examine functional requirements 3) Design and verify mitigation 4) Install and validate 5) Manage, change, and improve. Courtesy: Control Engineering Machine Safety Blog, JB Titus & Associates

Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

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