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information. Refer to EEMAC Standards Publication for more information regarding applications, features and design tests. Individual EEMAC product Standards. lished by EEMAC are similar to those of UL and CSA. See our rat- ings reference sheet for details. EEMAC. The performance ratings estab- lished by IEC, known. Section Operation Requirements. There have been incidents of opposing views or assumptions around how the business of the Product Sections should be.

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So, when customers ask for the arc flash characteristics of our medium-voltage switchgearI scratch my head.

Technical Data NEMA / EEMAC Ratings

There lies the only possible terminological confusion: Featured Bloggers Frederic Abbal. Click here to cancel reply. Five insulators shall be selected at random and tested in accordance with paragraph 5.

Direct exposure to such heat radiation can cause severe burn injuries. Insulators paeked in containers conforming to all construction requirements of Canadian Freight classificatioz: Reply This was a sandards good article.

And, should an arc fault occur, to contain it within a single compartment in the cubicle eemzc divert the hot gases away from personnel. An internal arc fault is one that occurs inside switchgear.

Design tests on insulators of new design shall be made iii accordance with paragraphs 9.

Transverse Strength, Pounds 2. View the Blogger Directory. An analysis assesses how intense an arc flash may be in a particular installation by factoring in parameters like those I listed above short-circuit current, relay settings, fault current flow, etc. As you pointed out, Manufacturers cannot control the way equipment is used.


The internal arc resistance of switchgear denotes its ability to withstand arc faults. Low-frequency Dry Flashover, Ky b. Nor do any standards govern arc flashes. The edmac shall be legible and durable. Although we manufacturers sometimes propose arc flash analyses as a service, they are usually performed by a competent engineer.

Penetration of the dye into the body of the dielectric shall constitute failure of the standafds to meet this standard. Any variations in these di. Three insulators shall be selectcd at random and tested in accordance with Section 4.

What are arc flashes? Failure of the average strength of the five insulators to meet the strength requirements given on the applicable data sheet or failure of any one insulator to equal 85 per cent of that strength requirement shall constitute failure of the lot to meet this standard.

Essentially there is no such thing as switchgear arc flash characteristics. Its goal is to prevent damage and injury.

The text, data sheets, and data sheet drawings supplement each other and shair be considered as parts of these standards. In a nutshell, arc flash analysis specifies what to do to ensure the safety of personnel when an arc flashes on site. Other factors in arc flash hazards are: Test specimens shall be selected from insulators destroyed in other tests and tested in accordance with Section 5.

Other factors in arc flash hazards are:. Your company, a manufacturer, happens to have a large number of very competent engineers, in the power system engineering group, who can perform this work! This edmac a very good article. Three insulators shall he selected at random and tested in accordance with Section 4. If vsual inspection is required on Iota of or more insulators, 50 insulators shall be selected at random from the lot.


They have very much to do with a particular installation — how it is to be operated, for example, and what it is eemad be used for.

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We manufacturers have no way of knowing standqrds values of such parameters. General 31 Standard insulators shall conform in all respects to the requirements hereinafter stated. Is terminology an issue for you? Scope 11 These standards cover spool. It happens when two bare live conductors come together and endangers operating and maintenance personnel.

Dimensions and Characteristics 5. Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

Technical Data NEMA / EEMAC Ratings

They require arc flash analysis. I work for an electrical equipment manufacturer. Math 8 HW 50 Dilations.

Failure of more than 10 insulators total from both the tirst and second samples shall constitute failure of the lot to meet this standard. January 2, 9. We can guarantee our MV equipment. Have you struggled with arc flash and resistance? Certified test data on insula. The standard color of the glaze shall be brown.

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