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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
Figure 1. It’s important to find the right balance between the electrical needs for wiring device and the ratings and environment in which the device will be used. Courtesy: Legrand
Arc Flash February 11, 2019

Pick the right wiring for the right application

Plugs, connectors have different uses in different environments.

By Jeff Seabury
Figure 2: Fundamental front end (FFE). Courtesy: Yaskawa
Arc Flash January 7, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles December 31 to January 6

Articles about the Product of the Year finalists, regenerative solutions, NFPA70E standard changes, the Top Plant winner, and the skills gap were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 31, 2018, to January 6, 2019. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Arc Flash December 17, 2018

ABB to realign around digital industries

Four divisions focus on robotics, electrification, industrial automation, and motion.

By Bob Vavra
Changes in the 2018 NFPA’s 70E Standard result in a clearer understanding of energized work and help reduce electrical incidents. Courtesy: Eaton
Arc Flash November 30, 2018

NFPA 70E standard changes to reduce electrical incidents

Changes to the NFPA 70E standard will provide a better way to define risk assessment for energized work and reduce potential electrical incidents for workers.

By Dave Durocher
Plant Engineering 2018 Product of the Year Finalist Logo
Arc Flash November 8, 2018

2018 Product of the Year Finalists

Get connected to manufacturing's future: The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 11, 2019.)

By CFE Media