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Arc quenching devices

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Arc quenching devices

Arcteq’s premium class arc quenching device (AQD) mitigates arc flash energy down to a safe level in just a few milliseconds, which may save human life and equipment. Arcteq’s quenching device offers the highest level of protection in both new builds and retrofit projects, in both LV and MV applications, and they are always resettable, making them unique in the industry.

 

Arc quenching devices

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How to secure both the critical power supply and the safety of personnel working with switchgear that is not arc-resistant? In this webinar Managing Director Juha Arvola gives a case study of Stora Enso’s pulp and paper mill in Anjala where the goal was to prolong the lifetime of their 1976 substation by retrofitting circuit breakers and protection relays, as well as by installing a resettable arc quenching device. With the arc energy levels close to zero, they have now secured both their personnel and critical power supply for the next couple of decades.

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Product Manager for Arc Protection Mikko Manninen gives a practical approach how to test the AQ-1000 arc quenching device with the test setup. This webinar includes the basic installation rules and guidelines, timing tests with oscillographs, and how to use the commissioning switch.

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The product video for Arcteq’s low-voltage arc quenching device AQ-1000, showing the device’s functionality.

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Sales and Marketing Manager Robert Olander explains how the ultimate personnel and process security is reached under the extreme conditions of an offshore drilling rig. This webinar is based on the Norwegian Island Drilling Company  which Arcteq supplies with arc quenching systems through our partner Mongstad TavleTeknikk.

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