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Arc Flash 101 including Key Updates to NFPA 70E 2015 Edition

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This webinar occurred on:  October 8, 2015


Learn about the important changes to the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E. Specifically, hazard analysis and FR clothing performance testing will be discussed, focusing on the quantification of incident energy and ATPV (or Arc Rating). Examine causes and consequences of arc flash, with emphasis on historical data, real accidents, body burn and non-FR vs. FR clothing.

Highlights include new super slow motion HD video of arc flashes on real 480V equipment with clothed manikins in typical working positions. Plus, we’ll explain what’s behind an arc rating and what arc ratings really tell you.

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This webinar occurred on:  October 8, 2015


Speaker:

Scott Margolin, International Technical Director, Westex by Milliken

Scott Margolin joined Westex by Milliken in 2000. Margolin was a firefighter for six years before spending 10 years at a major multinational chemical company working in two of their flame resistant fiber businesses, including four years leading the flash fire segment. He has conducted over 3,800 flash fires and 1,600 arc flashes in labs in the United States, Canada and Europe. Among his research is groundbreaking work creating arcs in real equipment and utilizing high speed, super slow motion cameras to analyze arc flash and PPE performance. Scott has presented these topics at seminars around the world across North and South America, Europe, Russia and Australia, and is a member of numerous committees, including: NFPA 2112 and ASTM F-18 and F-23.

Duration: 1 Hour