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ARC Flash – Automotive Manufacturer

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ARC Flash – Automotive Manufacturer

Project Integration provided Arc Flash and Power Distribution Engineering Services for a major automotive manufacturer. The project include over 7,200 busses 44 substations. Services included:

  • Field data gathering services to verify:
    • Actual site conditions, and detailed layouts
    • All circuit breaker sizes, manufacturer, model, and settings; all fuse sizes and types if required for modifications or system studies.
    • Utility System contributions and over current protection
  • Discussion with plant personnel to determine the new system requirements.
  • Specification of equipment and purchasing and bid development assistance
  • Review of existing power system for improperly applied or set devices.
  • Review existing power system and proposed new equipment for areas of high arc flash hazards and develop revisions to breakers, fuses etc. to lower these values.
  • Cost estimation of power system revisions
  • On-Site supervision of installation
  • Start up sequence development and leadership
  • System modification, construction coordination and scheduling
  • Revision to plant single line drawings and system data report. This gives the customer coordination curves, equipment duty information and a spreadsheet listing the arc flash hazards. See Arc Flash Section for further details.
  • Final As-Built drawings.