Low Voltage Switchgear Arc Flash Hazard Solutions

Siemens Type WL low voltage switchgear provides a wide range of options that mitigate arc flash hazard.


What could be more important than protecting the safety of our most valuable assets, our people?  Today's workers hold the key to an abundance of information, both documented and undocumented.  They understand the most important features and functions in a manufacturing environment and to protect them from dangerous conditions must be a priority consideration, especially when it comes to electrical distribution equipment.  Technologies available in Siemens Type WL low voltage switchgear help mitigate the inherent dangers and make the switchgear safer.  A few of the techniques that can be employed to make switchgear safer are:

  • Implementation of arc resistant switchgear

  • Dynamic breaker parameter changes to reduce arc fault levels

  • Remote operation and monitoring

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