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Arc Flash Study v6.60.

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Bus Name

3P Bolted

Bus kV

Fault (kA)

Branch
Current
(kAmp)

Job File: yrp cdc_08012012 Date: 08/06/12


Breaker
3P Fault
3P Arcing Trip Delay
Critical Case
Opening Duration Config
Current (kA) Time (sec)
Time (sec)
(sec)

3P Arc
Flash
Boundary
(inch)

Working

3P Energy

Required

Distance

(cal/cm^2 IEEE 1584

(inch)

PPE Class

AP1

0.208

11.95

11.95

100%

4.931

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

43.6

17.9

5.1

AP2

0.208

9.91

9.91

100%

4.322

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

40.0

17.9

4.5

0.208

8.51

8.51

100%

3.885

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

37.3

17.9

4.0

KP

0.208

10.87

10.87

100%

4.613

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

41.7

17.9

4.8

LP!

0.208

6.02

6.02

100%

3.045

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

31.7

17.9

3.1

LP2

0.208

9.32

9.32

100%

4.140

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

38.8

17.9

4.3

main bus MDS

0.208

16.32

16.32

100%

6.137

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

50.3

17.9

6.5

P1

0.208

11.95

11.95

100%

4.931

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

43.6

17.9

5.1

P2

0.208

11.29

11.29

100%

4.736

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

42.4

17.9

4.9

P3

0.208

9.32

9.32

100%

4.140

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

38.8

17.9

4.3

P4

0.208

10.39

10.39

100%

4.469

0.200

0.130

0.330

MCC

40.9

17.9

4.6

The IEEE model is applicable only for bolted fault current between 700 and 106000 A.
PPE Category

Clothing Required

4.5 - 14.0 oz/yd^2 untreated cotton

FR shirt and pants, plus flash suit hood

Cotton underclothing plus FR shirt and pants

Cotton underclothing plus FR shirt, pants, overalls or equivalent

Cotton underclothing plus FR shirt, pants, plus double layer switching coat and pants or equiv.

Extreme Danger

Level exceeds 40 cal/cm^2 - Never work on or near energized system

Based on IEEE 1584 Standard - Use at your own risk.


NFPA 70E PPE Requirements based on 2009 issue.

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