Feature Story

rss
Explosion Proof Devices and the Code

Explosion Proof Devices and the Code

There are stringent codes governing the use of electrical equipment and components in potentially flammable atmospheres. But, let's start with a few definitions.

Two terms that sometimes get confused are explosion-proof and intrinsically safe. Though similar, they are not identical. While the intent of both is to prevent ignition or explosion of flammable atmospheres, how they go about it is handled differently.

Read More

Manufacturer Spotlight

New Product News

rss
  • Calconduit adds new EMT Conduit Line
    Calconduit adds new EMT Conduit Line
  • SPEC Grade Stainless Sloped-Top Motor Disconnects
    SPEC Grade Stainless Sloped-Top Motor Disconnects
  • Appleton™ Baymaster™ LED High Bay Luminaires
    Appleton™ Baymaster™ LED High Bay Luminaires
  • New DRILL TAPS WITH SMOOTHSTART™ TIP  from IDEAL
    New DRILL TAPS WITH SMOOTHSTART™ TIP from IDEAL
  • Plasti-Bond Hazardous Location Fittings now UL 1203 Listed
    Plasti-Bond Hazardous Location Fittings now UL 1203 Listed