Hazardous locations are pretty common in industries like oil & gas, power generation, sewage or treatment, mining, confined spaces and many more. Hazardous areas are classified after the areas have been evaluated using scientific and engineering principles in companies where chemicals are either classified to ensure the safe and proper specification and installation of […]
Job and industry sites are usually prime locations for potential electrical fire hazards. Fires are quite common on construction sites and are extremely risky as they cause serious injuries and can be life threatening as well. Fires on the construction site also pose a serious risk to the general public as well as the […]
Spring has arrived and with it, the unpredictable weather and power outages that accompany it. But it’s not just the natural disasters that cause power outages for you as cases of equipment failure, planned maintenance can all threaten your company’s productivity and profits as well. Did you know that the Canadian economy suffers $167 […]
In a typical home, the kitchen has the heaviest electricity consumption. Since you need to plug in multiple appliances that have different electrical power requirements, create a wiring plan before buying construction electrical material and equipment, or building electric circuits for space.
Unlike other rooms in your home, you cannot use a single circuit to […]
Earthing or grounding is the process of transferring the immediate discharge of electricity directly to the earth plate, by means of low resistance electrical cables or wires. Earthing really is one of the most important aspects of electric networks, since it makes the most readily available and dangerous source of power much safer to […]
Any electrical construction project or job site using electrical equipment faces a risk of damage, injury and even fatalities. Dangerous situations can escalate if they aren’t curbed in time, particularly in high-risk applications such as mining, which is considered the most risky setting for using electrical power. Here’s why:
The electrical fatality rate in […]
Electric motors are the most common examples of construction, electrical material used in residential, commercial and industrial applications alike. However, they can also be a huge drain on your pocket if they’re inefficient or poorly maintained.
Here are 6 ways to save money and energy by improving motor performance:
Learn about Load Types – Your […]
Your business’s electrical box is an essential part of your business’s electrical system and it is sometimes necessary to open it up to reset or repair the controls on your power supply. If you are having problems that are related to the power service within your building then it may be a good idea […]
At first glance, a connector might seem like a relatively unknown and insignificant component but design engineers understand the importance of choosing the right connector for their design.
The connector binds an entire electrical system together and is the base of any electrical product. Understanding and realizing the value of connectors allows you to choose […]
Consider a workplace environment of any kind. You will notice that almost everything functions with electricity. It’s difficult to imagine our lives without the convenience that comes with electrically-powered instruments.
However, it should always be kept in mind that every type of electrical appliance should be handled with great care. Numerous accidents and injuries are […]