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  • Bring Flexibility to Power Distribution with Plug-In Busway

    When it comes to local power distribution, conduit is often the go-to option, but it’s certainly not an electrical contractor’s only choice. In many applications, busway can provide a more flexible and easier to install solution to the challenge of distributing power from one point to another – and, with plug-in busway, to many points in between, as well.

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  • Feeder Busway Gets Power Where It’s Needed

    Busway, which houses bar-style aluminum or copper conductors in a grounded metal enclosure, offers a component-based approach to power distribution that assembles quickly using basic tools. Feeder-style busway is especially helpful for longer runs connecting electrical power between different pieces of equipment.

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  • Common Grounding Issues – Part 1

    Electrical grounding and bonding are important parts of any electrical system. And, they can be somewhat confusing. When it comes to electronic equipment, manufacturers often include instructions to protect their equipment. But, sometimes it compromises the integrity of the overall system.

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  • Atkore Rolls Out Five New Raceway Products

    Atkore International announced five new product offerings in the raceway space earlier this summer.

    The company’s Konkore Fittings division introduced a new Universal Super Connector and Universal 5-Piece Coupling. The Universal Super Connector is used to connect GRC/IMC/EMT pipe to boxes or conduit bodies, while Konkore’s Universal 5-Piece Coupling connects two threaded or unthreaded GRC/IMC/EMT pipes.

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  • Common Grounding Issues – Part 2

    In Part 1, we talked about the below-grade ground, or earthing. We looked at some of the approved grounding electrodes possible. This article concerns the installation of ground rods.

    Ground rod installation
    There should be at least two of them, no closer than six feet apart. The lengths recognized are 8 feet (minimum) and 10 feet.

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  • Super-Safeway Portable Power Distribution System

    Molex has developed a total solution for large-scale portable power distribution that is built to last and ultimately delivers a lower total cost of ownership.

    BUSINESS CHALLENGE

    When setting up a portable power delivery system for temporary indoor/outdoor applications, electricians would typically cobble together a system of disparate parts from multiple vendors that was not inherently safe.

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