Category Archive: Hazardous Area Electronics

Surge Protection Game Changer! – NEC Code Change Requiring Surge Protection on Safety Circuits

Hazardous Area Electronics, Instrumentation

New Requirements Protect Safety Devices From Failing Due to Electrical Surges Until now, there were no surge-protection requirements for industrial machinery. If a surge impacted safety equipment electronics and caused failure, machine operators may not know. Recent NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) updates, however, change the rules for compliance.[…]

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