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http://www.mikeholt.com/mojonewsarchive/NEC-HTML/HTML/What-is-Arc-Flash~20040512.php

Lately, I've been living in a flash suit it seems, and have been educating myself more about the dangers. For those that this applies to, there is some great information here. One thing I learned was to do the math anytime fuses are involved. The lower the amperage of the equipment and the fault can actually result in a higher k/cm2 flash event. Never would have thought of that.
 

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Amperage of equipment has nothing to do with it, I think you meant to say a lower available fault current can often result in a higher cal/cm2 result.
 

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Did you read the article? He was talking about the amperage applied to a dual element/time delay fuse. But thanks.
 

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Do you understand the difference between amperage ratings of equipment and available fault current?
 
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