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The Infrared Advisor 9.0


Touch Protection in Electrical Panels

More and more thermographic consultants are faced with a full or multiple smaller plexiglass shields behind a panel door, which is fitted either by the Manufacturer or retrospectively by the plant, to provide a form of touch protection from exposed energized equipment. This need for finger/touch protection is valid and in many regulations a mandated one. Two Examples are IP Code (International Protection Rating) for touch protection (i.e. IP22) or NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), such as stated in NFPA 79.

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