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NEMA Publishes Updated White Paper on arc flash analysis.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 11, 2015 - Since it may be necessary to perform arc-flash studies to support electrical safety programs, NEMA ABP 10-2015 Arc Flash Analysis—Utility System Parameters Critical for Accurate PPE will prove useful for industries using circuit protection in alternative energy, commercial, industrial, mining, and military applications. This white paper, originally developed in 2002, features revisions that update testing references and requirements and align with current terminology and industry practices.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA ABP 10-2015 Arc Flash Analysis-Utility System Parameters Critical for Accurate PPE

Press release date: Nov 09, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va.—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA ABP 10-2015 Arc Flash Analysis—Utility System Parameters Critical for Accurate PPE. This white paper is useful for industries using circuit protection in alternative energy, commercial, industrial, mining, and military applications, since it may be necessary to perform an arc-flash study to support an electrical safety program in the workplace.

Originally developed in 2002 by the NEMA Molded Case Circuit Breakers Committee, revisions were made to bring this paper up to date with the latest testing references and requirements, and to align with current terminology and industry practices.

NEMA ABP 10-2015 may be downloaded at no cost on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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