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April 2017

5 Types of Industrial Lighting Fixtures You Must Know

Lighting is a critical aspect in a number of industries such as manufacturing, mining, marine, packaging, and even sports. Electrical fixtures for such industries are designed for heavy-duty performance and can last even in the most adverse conditions such as extreme temperatures and climate.
Apart from ensuring proper lightening and enhancing the output, electrical lighting […]

March 2017

GFCI Outlet/ Receptacle: All You Need To Know

Table of Content

What is a GFCI Outlet?
How does a GFCI Outlet work?
Where is a GFCI Outlet Needed?
Why Does the GFCI Outlet Trip and What to do When it Trips
Benefits of Installing GFCI Outlet
How to install the GFCI Outlet
Self-Testing Your Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

What is a GFCI Outlet?
A […]

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    Why Explosion Proof Enclosures Are Critical For Your Business

Why Explosion Proof Enclosures Are Critical For Your Business

Explosion proof enclosures are boxes or cabinets that contain electrical components such as plugs, knobs, sockets, switches, controls, etc. They help in preventing the internal explosions from spreading out in the ambient environment which otherwise puts life and property at risk.

Numerous industrial facilities work in hazardous conditions, where some damages can lead to explosions […]

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    Overview of 3 Commonly Used Protection Methods in Hazardous Locations

Overview of 3 Commonly Used Protection Methods in Hazardous Locations

If you work in hazardous locations and conditions, you would understand the need to promote safety and ensure that the risk of explosions is reduced. It is crucial that you eliminate one or more component of the ignition triangle to minimize the chances of an explosion. The 3 protection methods listed below are widely […]

How and Where are Cables and Conduits Used?

Cables and conduits are integral parts of an electrical system. Electrical cables are used for transmitting power, while the electrical conduits help in promoting safety by keeping a bunch of cables safe together. Let us learn more about them.
Cables
Different types of cables are used for different purposes. They are present in almost every electronic […]

February 2017

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    Arc Flash: What Is It, Why Does It Happen, and How Can You Avoid It?

Arc Flash: What Is It, Why Does It Happen, and How Can You Avoid It?

What is an Arc Flash?
An Arc Flash is created by the light and healing of an arc fault. It is also known as electric flash. It’s a movement of electric discharge.

This light and heat are created due to low impedance connections in the electrical system, it allows the movement of unwanted electric discharge through […]

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    Electrical Transformer Noise: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

Electrical Transformer Noise: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

Humming and buzzing noises are a common complaint with electrical transformers, which are a common sight in both industrial and residential areas. Even though a transformer has no moving parts, these vibration-like sounds are quite similar to those produced by generators and motors.

What Causes the Humming Noise in an Electrical Transformer?

The main cause of […]

January 2017

7 Things About Buying Electrical Surplus at Auctions

Buying different electrical connectors and wires required for constructing a building is one of the biggest headaches for a contractor as well as a home or business owner. The prices for electrical goods have increased in the recent years. This is one of the reasons for real estate costs touching the sky.

While the rising […]

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    8 Advantages of Buying Used Electrical Equipment from Electrical Liquidators

8 Advantages of Buying Used Electrical Equipment from Electrical Liquidators

Electrical liquidators are those who deal in the liquidation of different types of electrical goods. Being experts in this field, they are able to advise contractors and homeowners with respect to the purchase and resale of electrical equipment.
Despite their popularity, there are still very few electrical liquidators in the market. Moreover, people are wary […]

December 2016

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    6 Things to Keep in Mind to Become an Electrical Distributor

6 Things to Keep in Mind to Become an Electrical Distributor

The most common definition of a distributor is a mediator or a supplier between a manufacturer and a retailer. Though this doesn’t sound as complicated or complex, the job of a distributor does not involve only supplying and can include consultation as well.

There are different types of distributors functioning in the market and one […]