by Hugh Hoagland
July 13, 2018
The short answer is, “‘Self-extinguishing’ means nothing for flash fire or arc flash.” Actually, because it could imply that the materials will “self-extinguish” safely in all conditions, we consider this term deceptive and dangerous. Self-exinguishing “Self-extinguishing”, or “SE”, is a relatively new term. “SE” is a marketing term used only by a few companies. No...