An employee of Process Control Solutions was solving software problems. The Reading Materials plant had more or less shut down its entire asphalt manufacturing operation. During this work a high voltage breaker exploded, creating an extreme heat that from an arc blast.
The company’s main electrician stated that regular maintenance had not been performed; the reason for not doing so had been financial. and that it would cause “downtime” at the plant….
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