Get up to speed on the fast and easy features of EasyPower with these comprehensive videos.
Easy Power Scenario Manager – A Dependable Timesaver
Scenario Manager is one of the most useful features of the EasyPower suite of tools, but it can either shave hours off the time needed to complete an arc flash study, or complicate life if it is not set up properly during the modeling of a system. Jim Chastain demonstrates the recommended procedures to use Scenario Manager as you build your initial one-line model. Examples include: - Worst case for Equipment Duty & Arc Flash - Optimizing transformer tap selection in PowerFlow - Putting scenario information on Arc Flash Labels and Work Permits
Electrical Systems and LayoutFAST, in Revit
Real-world representations of electrical equipment in a BIM project are important from a coordination and space standpoint, but also for engineering as well. This webinar, presented by Don Bokmiller, BIM Specialist for Schneider Electric, shows how manufacturer’s content can be used in a BIM workflow and how electrical distribution systems can be created in a model to further enhance the usefulness of the model. We discuss the LayoutFAST Revit plug-in from Schneider Electric, which makes it easy to configure and use models of electrical equipment.
Active Arc Flash Mitigation Solutions
A newly introduced, active arc elimination system can effectively help to mitigate the potentially severe consequences of an arc fault. The Ultra-Fast Earthing Switch (UFES) extinguishes an internal arc by redirecting the uncontrolled energy release into a defined and controlled bolted connection of all 3 phases to earth potential. It is designed to detect and quench a burning internal arc in less than one-third of a cycle and therefore offers the highest degree of protection for personnel and equipment. This session, presented by Cansu Yildirim, Business Development Manager for Control & Protection Solutions at ABB in Germany, will provide you an overview of different UFES arc flash protection devices. Furthermore, she discusses the possibilities and advantages of the UFES arc elimination system with regards to process outage time, as well as equipment and personnel safety.
Hot Work Permits with EasyPower
The first team meeting facility managers should schedule after receiving a newly completed Arc Flash Hazard Study is the one with their maintenance supervisors to review all buses identified as Arc Flash Hazards and single out all that may require hot work. The purpose of the meeting will be to address how best to provide the safest condition possible for any necessary hot work. The ultimate goal that the team should target is the competition of the document known as the Hot Work Permit template for each procedure and each system element that the teams agrees requires attention while the system is still energized. During this Tuesday Refresher, Jim Chastain, EasyPower applications engineer, will detail the procedure to create HTML templates that EasyPower will may use to create Hot Work Permits as needed by your electrical maintenance team.
The Arc Flash The Easy Way, 4-Part Webinar Series
The Arc Flash Made Easy Webinar Series is a four part series that covers the steps needed to do a basic arc flash study. The topics include the NFPA and OSHA standards and regulations that apply to arc flash. Then data collection in covered in preparation for system modeling and initial arc flash analysis. The series wraps up with arc flash reports, labels, and project recommendations.