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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I am working as a tech for a power solutions company. For the last two years the scope of my work consists of connecting power quality analyzers (such as the Hioki 3169 or Fluke) to the load side copper pads of the main distribution transformer. This 3 ph transformer is intended to...
  2. Services and Service Equipment
    I just heard the argument from some guy that it's stupid for the code to require bonding of gas lines. He claimed that bonding it would create the chance of an arc, which could ignite the gas and cause an explosion. The alternative would be a gas line that would remain energized if it contacted...
  3. Residential Electrical Forum
    quick question. we installed 2 lights in a new house and during the finish they have worked however now they are tripping the arc fault. we took them down and installed 1 and it worked then we installed the other and it tripped. it only works if 1 light is up and it doesnt matter which light...
  4. Services and Service Equipment
    I went into the SH the other day, and asked for a 2P AFCI breaker for a GE panel. There is a MWBC or two in a panel swapout, and the requirements for this job is that all circuits possible be AFCI protected. Anyway, I was told that GE no longer makes 2P AFCI breakers in 15 or 20A.:blink: " use...
  5. Workplace Safety
    I have a location that has a 400A main breaker, old, hasn't been reset in the last 20... has about a 3 or 4" area that the breaker is exposed. I am doing a arc flash, boundary study and fully expect the answer to come back at 40+cal for working on the equipment. Fed by a trans 50ft away...
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