UL508A (MTR) Exam Prep- 6/7 & 6/8- RSVP

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UL508A (MTR) Exam Prep- 6/7 & 6/8- RSVP

June 7 @ 10:00 am - June 8 @ 12:00 pm

UL508A (MTR) Exam Prep – Overcurrent protection, Short Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) Basics, and UL508A terminology

This seminar will review UL508A basic requirements, overcurrent protection, and provide an understanding of SCCR under UL508A SB.  The seminar will also cover definitions, nameplate markings, component ratings, and spacing requirements.  The seminar will prepare you for the UL 508A (MTR) exam.

This seminar is 2 days. 2 hours on June 7th and 2 hours on June 8th, both from 10:00am-12:00pm each day!

Short Circuit Current Rating – 4.0 hours            Course Material – Slide notes

Presentation Topics:

  • Part 1 – UL508A – Introduction
    • UL 508A Definitions & Terminology
    • Components
  • Part 2 Panel requirements
    • Spacing requirements
    • Accessibility of Live Parts
    • Enclosure Environmental Control Devices & Maintenance Lighting
    • Power Circuits requirements – Components & Sizing
      • Disconnect Switches – Sizing of disconnect switch & location
      • Branch Circuit Protection – sizing for motors
      • Overcurrent Protection of Feeder – Location, Tap rules
    • Transformer protection
  • Part 3 – Industrial Control Panel Device Basics
    • Control Circuits
    • Supply rating
    • Markings and nameplates
  • Part 4 – UL 508A Supplement SB
    • Approved Method for Determination of SCCR
    • How to achieve High SCCR
    • Main incoming power Circuit Components & Design Options
  • Sample Industrial Panel Projects
    • Component ratings
    • Comparing different Designs
    • Obtaining Higher SCCR
    • OSCAR Software

Information about the Presenter:

Matt Sukley is a Field Application Engineer for Eaton, Bussmann Series Division, where he has worked since 2008.   With more than 25 years’ experience in the electrical industry, he has gained experience through the sales and specification of motor control, power systems equipment, factory automation and overcurrent protection.  He is currently a member of NFPA, IEEE and IAEI.  He graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.


June 7 @ 10:00 am
June 8 @ 12:00 pm
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