Arc Flash Testing Video sponsored by Westex
Learn how arc flashes happen, why it’s critical to comply with industry standards, and how the right flame resistant fabrics can keep your workers safe.
In this HD video sponsored by Westex, the dangers of arc flash explosions are documented and explored.
Until recently, relatively little experimental data existed on the subject of industrial arc flashes. Westex decided to lead the way by conducting research to better understand arc flash hazards faced by industrial workers.
Learn how arc flashes happen, why it’s critical to comply with industry standards, and how the right flame resistant fabrics can keep your workers safe. Filmed in HD.
For more information about arc flash safety and testing, check out the following resources:
- Plant Engineering Maintenance and Management Channel
- Consulting-Specifying Engineer Electrical Channel
- Consulting-Specifying Engineer Power Channel
- Webcast: Arc Flash University Part 3: NFPA 70E 2009
Visit Westex for more information about arc flash safety.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey