Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

EIN 38 CS TUV SUD 400

Every single product poses a variety of risks, ranging broadly from risks to individuals to risks to organizations and the environment.

 

 

 

EIN 38 CS Siemens Distribution 400

Growth in electromobility, along with the required charging infrastructure, presents distribution networks with enormous challenges.

 

 

 

EIN 38 CS CUTRIC Van 400As part of the continued progress of the Pan-Canadian Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial, CUTRIC is proud to announce the operation of the first of four buses and two high-powered, standardized overhead charging systems going into service today in Metro Vancouver, with six more on the way.

 

 

EIN 38 CS Solar 400Will the global energy transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy be gradual or rapid? This key issue for the 2020s has profound implications for governments, energy producers, technology providers as well as industrial and private consumers.

 

 

EIN 38 CS power line 400There is much confusion surrounding the concept of digital twin. Most vendors will have their own idea of what a digital twin is. Often, this definition is reflected by the vendor’s own product set.

 

 

EIN eaton UL 400

 Join UL and Eaton Bussman for three live webinars: Determining SCCR for Industrial Control Panels and Industrial Machinery; Common Misapplications of Components in Industrial Control Panels; and Short-Circuit Current Rating Versus Arc Flash

 

 

Schnieder 400

To simplify website access and improve user experience on  digital channels, Schneider Electric has updated its web domain from www.schneider-electric.ca to www.se.com/ca.

 

 

 

EIN 38 CS Hilti McIsaac 400Martina McIsaac, currently general manager of Hilti Canada, will be promoted to Region Head and Chief Executive Officer of Hilti North America effective Jan. 1, 2020.

 

 

 

EIN 38 CS building permits 400The value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities rose 3.0% to $8.3 billion in July, largely due to increases in multi-family and commercial permits.

 

 

 

EIN 38 CS Formula E 400The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has further accelerated its audience growth across the board in season five and still remains the sport of choice for young fans, with 72 per cent of followers on social channels under the age of 35.

 

 


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Bill BurrBy William (Bill) Burr

This discussion of Appendix J -Annex J20 is based on the 24th edition. The Code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes it can seem quite daunting to quickly find the information you need. This series of articles provides a guide to help users find their way through this critical document. This is not intended to replace the notes in Appendix B or the explanations of individual requirements contained in the CEC Handbook** but will hopefully provide some help in navigating, while reading the code. The 24th Edition of the CE-C, Part I, (C22.1-18)* is now available from CSA Group.

 

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ArcflashBy Tony Oruga

Network crews were working in an electrical room tasked to install an 800 A disconnect for a temporary service on the network secondary. The 3-spot network was energized at 480 V on the secondary (34.5 kV on the primary) and all three network protectors were closed and serving load. Each network protector installed was a 3000 A, 480 V Eaton CM52 unit equipped with an Arcflash Reduction Maintenance SystemE (ARMS). Prior to performing their work, crews enabled the ARMS function on all three units in the spot. This put all three network protectors in a “hair-trigger” mode, ready to clear any current condition that exceeded 2.5x the nameplate rating.

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