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  • Understanding NFPA 79 (.pdf)
    NFPA-79 is the electrical standard that has been developed by the National Fire Protection Association NFPA) and is "intended to minimize the potential hazard of electrical shock and electrical fire hazards of industrial metalworking machine tools, woodworking machinery, plastics machinery and mass
  • NFPA 79 Standard Update: When to Use AWM Cables
    Revised NFPA 79 standard permits the use of certain AWM cables, many of which can be used for high-flex applications.
  • NFPA 650 Standard for Pneumatic Conveying Systems for Handling Combustible Particulate Solids
    Complete NFPA 650: 1998 edition.
  • Mersen Publishes New Tech Topic on Significant Changes to NFPA 70E Standard 2012 Edition
    NFPA 70E is a consensus standard whose stated. purpose is to provide practical electrically safe work. conditions. The development of NFPA 70E was originally. promoted by OSHA in 1975 and the idea was accepted. by NFPA to develop a new Standard. This standard only. has the force of law
  • Everything You Need To Know About NFPA 652
    It's finally here, the panacea of combustible dust control. We're talking about NFPA 652: Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust.
  • Save Time and Money by Meeting the NFPA 79 Cable Requirements
    NFPA 79: Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery - 2012 Edition. NFPA-79 is the section of the National Electric Code (NEC (R)) that focuses on the electrical wiring standards used with industrial machinery. NFPA-79 applies to the electrical equipment used within a wide variety of machines
  • Understanding NFPA 86: Safety Ventilation and Continuous LFL Monitoring
    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) establishes fire safety standards, including standards for the safe operation of processes. NFPA 86, the Standard for Ovens and Furnaces, addresses the safe operation of Class A, Class B ,Class C and Class D ovens, dryers, and furnaces, thermal
  • NFPA 285-2006 Approval for Wall Assemblies Using Foam Plastic Insulation (.pdf)
    This white paper briefly describes the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 285- 2006 standard fire test, which has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years. It is important to note, however, that some version of this critical test standard has been codified since the late 1980s.
  • Role of NEMA, Including Standard Publication No. LS1 (.pdf)
    National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) may be best known for LS-1, but also serves as a collective mouthpiece for SPD manufacturers relating to other Standards such as UL 1449, IEEE C62 series, IEC 61643 series, UL 96A Master Label, NFPA 780, etc. There is rarely a surge related
  • Infrared (IR) Window Installations into Medium Voltage Switchgear
    adding to the extent of the injury sustained from the arc alone. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), "Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces" now requires employees to wear flame resistant (FR) protective clothing wherever there is possible exposure
  • Emergency and Standby Power in Hospitals
    Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for hospitals are required to comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with NFPA 70. System designers must interpret the requirements of these standards, ensure their designs follow them, and educate their clients
  • UL 508 A Short Circuit Current Ratings (.pdf)
    - Industrial Control Panels - was released to provide inspectors a single source for requirements and to assist with verification of compliance to Article 110.10 - Circuit Impedance and Other Characteristics. Widely recognized as the National Electrical Code (R), or NEC (R), the NFPA 70 standard identifies
  • Dielectric Withstand Testing in a Production Environment
    . Operators should be properly trained to avoid the shock hazards involved. The National Fire Protection Association, Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces NFPA 70E stipulates that only qualified persons performing electrical work be permitted access to live parts. The NFPA 70E
  • Enclosure Integrity Testing (Gas Suppression Testing) of the 3M Pass-Through Device (.pdf)
    Room enclosure testing was completed in accordance with NFPA 2001 Appendix C to incorporate the 3M Fire Barrier Pass-Through Device, using a typical halocarbon agent included in the standard, in this case, 3M TM Novec TM 1230 Fire Protection Fluid. Testing is important to demonstrate performance
  • Find more space in your control panel
    Learn how to apply multiple branches and multi-wire terminals. with circuit breakers in industrial control panels in accordance with. Underwriters Laboratories. (UL. ) standard 508A and the National. Electrical Code. (NEC. ), National Fire Protection Association. (NFPA. 70-2011). Molded-case
  • Application Note: Enhancing Workplace Safety in Hazardous Locations with PICO (R) 259-UL913 Intrinsically Safe Fuse
    in Division 1 Hazardous (Classified) Locations. as defined in Article 500 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/. NFPA 70. Limiting exposure to high surface temperatures and. requirements for dust-tight enclosures are key aspects of the. UL913 standard.