ARC- ENERGY MITIGATION TECHNIQUES

02/15/2011

Ok – you’ve done the engineering study and you know the arc-energy levels at all of your switchgear, panel boards, and other such equipment. Some of the locations in your facility have unacceptably high incident energy levels. What this means to any given facility depends somewhat on local philosophy; however, it is a safety imperative to reduce incident energy levels to the lowest possible value and/or eliminate the exposure of your workers.