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 Arc Flash Info Center

A complete resource dedicated to Arc Flash Hazard Information.

For years, Mersen has been heavily involved with arc flash testing and research, and we have a wealth of experience to share - what arc flash hazards are, how to protect workers from them, and how various regulations affect plant procedures.


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Mersen Reference Guide: 2014 National Electrical Code: Changes in Overcurrent and Surge Protection

The NEC codifies the requirements for safe electrical installations into a single, standardized source. It is part of the National Fire Codes series published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®), and while not itself a U.S. law, NEC use is commonly mandated by state or local law.

In this paper, Mersen identifies and explains selected key code changes in overcurrent and surge protection:

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Surge Protection

Damage from electrical surges is one of the leading causes of electrical equipment failure. Most surge spikes originate from within the facility itself. Any facility with motors stopping and starting, light load panels being turned on and off frequently and other potential power disturbances is at risk for damage caused by a surge spike.

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The following articles will provide insight into how to select and specify surge protection.

Safety & Reliability of Electrical Power

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