Arc Flash
NEC Section 240.87 provides electricians and maintenance workers the overcurrent protective device technologies necessary to reduce distribution system energy. Courtesy: Eaton
Arc Flash May 27, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 20-26

Articles about overcurrent protection technologies, the human factor in change management, Mitsubishi Electric acquiring Iconics, electrical safety culture, , and protecting the production line were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 20-26. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Westex by Milliken
Webcasts Arc Flash May 23, 2019

Battling Human Error: How NFPA 70E Changes and PPE Program Best Practices Mitigate Arc Flash and Combustible Dust Hazards

The NFPA 70E risk assessment procedure now addresses human error and its negative consequences and have shed new light on arc flash PPE program "best practices". Error precursors, such as complacency – a safety killer, which can lead to a “Normalization of Deviance” company culture must be countered with human performance tools.

By CFE Media
Courtesy: CFE Media
Arc Flash May 20, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 13-19

Articles about electrical safety culture, arc flash hazards, an accelerating supply chain, energy project savings barriers, and the human factor in change management were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 13-19. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
NEC Section 240.87 provides electricians and maintenance workers the overcurrent protective device technologies necessary to reduce distribution system energy. Courtesy: Eaton
Arc Flash May 15, 2019

Overcurrent protection technologies change the calculations for PPE

NEC Section 240.87 provides guidance for safety, maintenance teams.

By Thomas Domitrovich, P.E., LEED AP
Courtesy: CFE Media
Arc Flash May 10, 2019

Four steps to a sound electrical safety culture

Training makes a difference, and so does communication.

By Eddie Jones, P.E.
Arc Flash May 9, 2019

Arc flash hazards: How to provide a safe work environment

Safety is the top priority in any work environment, and there is growing concern and increased discussion around the topic of arc flash hazards.

By RTM Associates
The RRS-3 HK allows technicians to remotely rack in or out of the HK-style medium-voltage power circuit breaker from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside of the arc-flash boundary. Courtesy: CBS ArcSafe, Inc.
Arc Flash May 8, 2019

Remote racking solution

The RRS-3 HK allows technicians to remotely rack in or out of the HK-style medium-voltage power circuit breaker from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside of the arc-flash boundary.

By CBS ArcSafe, Inc.
Root cause logic tree. Courtesy: Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Arc Flash April 29, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 22-28

Articles about the Product of the Year winners, why things break, data visualization, engineer career advice, and IEEE 1584-2018 were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 22-28. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
A look at the changes in the IEEE 1584-2018 standard. Courtesy: SSOE Group
Arc Flash March 7, 2019

IEEE 1584 -2018 changes offer a robust upgrade

Comprehensive standard review impacts arc flash analysis.

By Ed McConnell, PE
Regardless of the formal maintenance strategy, some sort of comprehensive maintenance plan should be followed with conveyor systems. Courtesy: mk North America Inc.
Arc Flash February 18, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles February 11-17

Articles about conveyor maintenance, the top plant winner, data's role in manufacturing's future, future plant designs, and choosing the right electrical wiring were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 11-17. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra