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How Does the New IEEE 1584 Standard Affect Me?

Understanding how this version incorporates additional details of equipment configuration can result in more accurate incident energy calculations.

If you are responsible for facility electrical operations, you may have heard of the recent updates to IEEE 1584 “IEEE Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations.” The previous major edition of the standard was released in 2002. A lot has changed in this 16-year span, which led to many revisions in the 2018 version of the guide.

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