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Operator safety Motor Control Center solutions review (continued…)

June 26th, 2012 | 6 Comments | Posted in Electrical Safety
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Drawer operation behind closed door

In our neswletter n°33 “special edition”, we have shared a preliminary review of the new MCC drawer solutions which can improve operator safety.

Among the feedback, one surprise was that it seems that maintenance operators are less and less qualified, even in critical sites.

 This post is to collect complementary comments after the related debate of the month in our newsletter n°34.



Operator safety Motor Control Center solutions review

May 24th, 2012 | 15 Comments | Posted in Electrical Safety
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MCC Drawer operation

This article is related to our collaborative Newsletter, special edition which has been dedicated to a review of new Motor Control Center drawer solutions to improve the safety of operators (closed door operation, internal arc resistant … ).

If you didn’t read this newsletter yet, click here to view it, then come back here to answer the related questions below.

Thank you to contribute to the validation, completion and enrichment of this review, by answering the following questions:
 (add your answers below as a comment to this topic)

  • Do you agree with us that this solution is a real improvement for operator safety?
    Or do you know other solutions which are more relevant/efficient to improve operator safety?
  • Do you see other advantages of such solutions (reduced down-time? reduced insurance cost? …)?
    And what are the drawbacks? Why isn’t it more frequently used today?

    Closed door operation - changing drawer position

  • Are the comparison criteria clear enough? comprehensive?
    Do you know other manufacturers or products?
    In which countries?
  • Do you use these solutions in your country? In which applications?

 Thanks again for your contribution !

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