Arc Flash Considerations with Distribution Overcurrent Protection
Timothy Day, Sr. Application Engineer, EATON Corp
• A review of the devices typically deployed on distribution circuits for overcurrent protection.
• An overview of their features, functions and characteristics and principles for proper coordination of device to device.
• A valuation of protective device setup and coordination regarding minimizing the arc flash hazard: considering overcurrent protection with a view toward IEEE Std 1584 and NFPA 70E.