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2017 NECĀ® and Machinery: How SCCR Code Changes Will Impact Procurement, Installation and Safety

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET
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Imagine having purchased and installed a brand new machine that is desperately needed to help meet production demands, but it can't be used because there is a serious problem: it's not compliant with code. The 2017 edition of the NECĀ® has new short-circuit current rating (SCCR) requirements that will impact how machines are purchased and installed, but will also enhance the safety for machine operators and minimize risk of fire. Being unprepared can result in commissioning delays, costly changes, or even injury. However, taking some basic actions before machines are purchased and installed can significantly simplify compliance and avoid these risks.

In this webcast, we will discuss new SCCR Code requirements, how they impact personnel safety and machinery installations, and some practical approaches to help achieve compliance. Eaton recommends referencing the 2017 NEC for the complete requirements of each Code section.

Presenters:

Thomas Domitrovich, P.E., Director of Technical Sales, Eaton
Thomas Domitrovich, P.E., is the director of technical sales for Eaton. He has more than 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Tom is active in various trade organizations and chairs committees for NEMA and IEEE. Tom is Principle member of Code Making Panel 2 for the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) and an Alternate member on NFPA 73 both representing NEMA. Tom is also active in state-by-state adoption of NFPA 70 and other building codes, working closely with review committees and other key organizations to increase safety.

Derek Strittmatter, Product Manager, IEC Control components, Eaton
Derek Strittmatter has more than 10 years of experience with Eaton in various roles including sales, operations, and marketing. Derek is responsible for Eaton's IEC strategy within the Industrial Control Division. He has lead SCCR projects within the division to align with future code changes.




Moderator:
Amara Rozgus, Editor in Chief/Content Strategy Leader, Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Pure Power, CFE Media LLC

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