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Fuse Specification – Act Fast, or Take Your Time?

Mersen

Fuse Specification – Act Fast, or Take Your Time?

Fuses provide critical protection to electrical systems and the properties those systems serve by opening circuits to shut down the flow of electricity when dangerous overload and short-circuit conditions occur. But sometimes this protective behavior can become a nuisance, as when standard inrush currents trigger a fuse to blow.
Lighting Automation Still Requires a Contactor

GE Industrial Solutions by ABB

Lighting Automation Still Requires a Contactor

Lighting automation has bells and whistles, but a lighting contactor is necessary to switch the actual lighting circuits. Properly selecting lighting contactors can save installation and maintenance costs. What are some of the important considerations in addition to the correct voltage and current?
Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Simple Strategies to Reduce Energy

In new construction, sustainable building practices are becoming the norm. But even in existing buildings, simple strategies can be implemented quickly and easily to address inefficiencies, reduce energy use, improve comfort, and enhance productivity in the space.
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Switchboards: The Cornerstone of Power Supply Dependability

Eaton Cutler-Hammer

Switchboards: The Cornerstone of Power Supply Dependability

Switchboards are critical to the dependability of any electrical power installation because they represent that pivotal point at which incoming power supply is divided into separate circuits, controlled and protected by fuses and switchgear, metered, and then divided into a number of functional units for its given applications. In general, switchboards distribute power to transformers, panelboards, control equipment, and to system loads.
Bonding vs. Grounding: A Primer

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Bonding vs. Grounding: A Primer

Bonding and grounding are simple concepts, but, unfortunately, they’re also easily confused with each other. Definitions of one term often get wrapped up in the definitions of the other, and, before long, one can begin thinking the words are interchangeable.

“Grounding” refers to the creation of a path from electrical equipment to the earth. It is intended to protect equipment and help prevent fires that might occur due to high voltages resulting from lightning strikes, line surges or unintended contact with higher-voltage lines.
The Top Factors to Consider When Working on a Data Center

Cope Cable Tray

The Top Factors to Consider When Working on a Data Center

The dependence on quality, reliable data is now more business-critical than ever. Businesses rely on data centers for 24/7 connectivity; to uphold federal codes and regulations; and to ensure resiliency, performance, and more—all so the business can stick to meeting the demands of their own customers. Data centers should also be highly adaptable.
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