arc resistance

arc resistance

[′ärk ri‚zis·təns]
(electricity)
A measure of the durability of an insulating or dielectric material against the formation of conductive paths along the surface by arc discharges.
The ratio of the voltage that gives rise to an arc discharge to the current in the arc.
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Of low temprature suit, hand gloves & arc resistance suit.
Actually RES signal gives the arc resistance at quenching moment.
a+c], the drop voltage in the arc column, which is a function of the electric field strength E and the arc length h, and the drop voltage, that depends on current i and arc resistance [R.
aged contact angle Insulator surface Initial surface Aged surface contact angle contact angle Porcelain/glass 90[degrees] 0[degrees] Organic 105[degrees] 0[degrees] Sylgard HVIC >115[degrees] >115[degrees] * * Angle > 90[degrees] indicates the coating is hydro Table 2--dry arc resistance Sample Burning time Failure criterion VDE 0441 Class 1 420 Switch-off 4 2 420 Switch-off 4 3 392 Burning 4 4 420 Switch-off 4 5 311 Burning 4 6 412 Burning 3 7 420 Switch-off 4 8 332 Burning 3 9 344 Burning 3 10 414 Burning 4 Table 3--typical properties and data Procedure/fest Property Results thickness CTM 0176 Appearance White or gray CTM 0208 Percent solids 79% CTM 0097, Specific gravity, wet 1.
A trip will be initiated if the fault arc resistance are now in series, that is a single break in a single core.
The mean arc resistance is programmed as an exponential function of the rms current i.
It shows good dielectric strength, low electrical conductivity and excellent arc resistance.
Fault resistance of a typical earth fault is composed of three parts: arc resistance, resistance of intermediate fault path and the ground resistance.
The use of self extinguishing UL94V-0 certified material in the cover and base provides high arc resistance as well as high insulation resistance.
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Arc resistance -- measures time (in seconds) for an electrical arc imposed on a plastic to create a conductive path.
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