Arc Flash Protection │DuPont™ Nomex® – “Andrey’s Arc”

November 5, 2019 posted by


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>>Mrs. Krasnov: When he goes off to work, I always worry. that something might happen
to him. 0:00:17:500,0:00:22:000
>>Mrs. Krasnov: I’m scared inside; my chest is pounding. Maybe he will not return. 0:00:25:000,0:00:47:000
>>Andrey Krasnov: Alexey and I went to substation 313. The column fell to the ground with the
cable. There was a noise like thunder. The arc flash blinded me. It seemed as if the
arc was all around me. 0:00:49:00,0:01:11:000
>>Helmut Eichinger: In the centre of the electric arc you may have 10, 20 thousand
degrees, as hot as the surface of the sun. Nomex is a heat-resistant fibre made out of
aramid. It’s part of DuPont commitment to produce products which will protect people
at their work place. 0:01:13:500,0:01:23:000
>>Aleksandr Bolshunov: We are in the business of saving lives. Our cooperation with DuPont
has been both in the technical and ideological sphere. 0:01:26:00,0:01:32:500
>>Aleksandr Bolshunov: In our country, in the power industry, we take safety very seriously;
particularly where the safety of people is concerned. 0:01:36:000,0:01:41:000
>>Andrey Krasnov: I definitely believe this special clothing saved my life. 0:01:45:000,0:01:53:500
>>Mrs. Krasnov: Fate has given us a second chance. After all, we only live once.

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