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Award for GE Arc Flash hazard protection system

Award for GE Arc Flash hazard protection system

GE Industrial Solutions have launched an arc fault mitigation system for switchgear which significantly reduces the risk of injury from Arc Flash events.  GE’s Arc Vault Protection System was the 2011 winner in the protective devices category in Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) magazine’s product of the year award.   An arc flash can generate temperatures up to 35,000 degrees, a pressure blast, deafening noise, blinding light, molten metal and shrapnel.  Read more [...]