Arc Flash Blog Posts

Arc Flash Blog Posts

Electric Vehicles and Arc Flash

In an ever-growing world of sustainable environmental vehicle solutions, Principal Electrical Consultant Paul Hopton discusses the risk of Arc Flash when working with batteries installed in Electric Vehicles. Concerns of Competency for mechanics required to work on these systems, the types of activities that could cause an electrical incident, and what can be done to mitigate risk.

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When is Arc FLash Protection Necessary
Arc Flash Blog Posts

When is arc flash protection required?

Paul Hopton, Deputy Managing Director and Principal Electrical Consultant, discusses when Arc Flash Protection is required, carrying out Risk Assessments to determine the requirement and suitable competency of those involved.

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three electricity generating wind turbines
Arc Flash Blog Posts

Arc Flash Risk in Wind Turbine Renewables?

There have been a number of arc flash incidents and accidents reported on wind turbines. The arc flash hazards are similar for wind turbines as for other types of electrical installation. There are however some other things to consider with a wind turbine application

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What is an Arc Flash
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What is an Arc Flash Study?

Principal Electrical Engineer, Paul Hopton, explores the process of identifying Arc Flash risk, how Incident Energy is calculated, and what is entailed within the Arc Flash Study itself and so much more.

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