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Littelfuse Ltd

3 Rutherford Road
Stephenson
Washington
Tyne & Wear
NE37 3HX
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0191 415 8100
Fax : 0191 415 8109


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Options for mitigating spark flash dangers in hazardous environments 13 June 2014

Wherever sources of sparks or excess heat are present, substances such as gases, petroleum products, and airborne dusts or fibres pose a serious risk of triggering an explosion and subsequent fire. To minimise these losses, regulatory bodies around the world have worked to refine standards that will mitigate the spark flash potential that can be found in these working environments. ...

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Preventing arc flash danger in mining applications 04 April 2013

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the US mining industry non-contact electrical burns due to arc flash events are the largest single category of electrical injuries. This paper examines the phenomenon of arc flash, looks at its causes, and explores measures that can minimise the likelihood of an arc flash occurring and greatly reduce the danger and damage if one does occur....