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BS 7671:2018/18th Edition: A step ahead for surge protection

Effective from 1st January 2019, BS 7671:2018 introduced a big change for surge protection in the UK. 

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Improving surge protection

While the most destructive forms of transient surges are typically lightning and utility load switching, these two events are thought to account for just 20 percent of all transient surge activity. The remaining 80 percent occurs in the supposed safety of the factory walls. So, how can plant managers protect their equipment from its own production line?

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Hydrosense protects new Dublin Airport control tower

Vimpex's Hydrosense water leak detection system has been installed in Dublin Airport’s new Visual Control Tower (VCT) to protect the new state-of-the-art facility from water ingress, which could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks.

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The difference between flame retardant and arc flash resistant

For many decades, flame-resistant clothing has helped to reduce the risk of severe burn injuries to workers. These types of garments are either made from treated cotton or, more often nowadays, self-extinguishing materials – both of which provide managers with a reliable option for keeping their teams safe.

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New research from Fluke reveals need to improve electrical safety

Fluke has published the results of its second annual electrical safety survey, which revealed a disconnect between the importance of safety and the practice of safety in the workplace.

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