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On the Mark: New Program Helps Assure Copper Products’ Sustainability

Southwire Company

On the Mark: New Program Helps Assure Copper Products’ Sustainability

Copper wire can seem like a commodity – after all, it’s fabricated from one of the world’s most heavily traded commodities and is sold in bulk quantities all over the globe. And, like a lot of commodities, it can be difficult to know how the copper products you’re buying is actually produced.
Whole Home Protection – SPDs

Intermatic, Inc.

Whole Home Protection – SPDs

Today’s homes, no matter the date of construction, have one thing in common. Scads of electronic devices populate our personal domiciles, even those of us “old folks.”

When you think about it, there aren’t too many appliances and pieces of equipment that aren’t controlled by some sort of circuit board, or even computer-style mother board.
Switchrack: What Specifiers Need to Know

Appleton Grp LLC

Switchrack: What Specifiers Need to Know

Designing industrial facilities is rarely a paint-by-numbers effort because each plant faces unique considerations, based on what it’s producing and the resulting safety and power requirements. That means power distribution equipment also needs to be custom designed.
Voltec Power & Lighting
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The Importance of Ground Fault Protection in Industry

Littelfuse, Inc.

The Importance of Ground Fault Protection in Industry

In the food processing plant where I cut my electrical teeth, there were ceiling drops for sticker guns to label bagged product. Some of the workers complained about getting shocked off the stainless still bins that held the product. Adding inline GFCIs helped (although some still complained, even when no voltage was present).
Temporary Commercial Power Distribution

Voltec Power & Lighting

Temporary Commercial Power Distribution

When working as an electrician in a processing plant, I was often called in to work on renovations, new area construction, and emergency repair scenarios. Often there wasn’t permanent power available, so temporary power using extension cords was necessary to power up tools and equipment for the job.
Wax or Polymer – Understanding the Options with Cable Lubricants

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

Wax or Polymer – Understanding the Options with Cable Lubricants

Wire and cable pulling can be strenuous work, especially when distances stretch several floors or more. Lubricants are an important part of this process – they help reduce friction between cables and conduit, which, in turn, reduces the risk of damage, wear and tear on cable insulators.
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Emerson LED Floodlights for Hazardous Zone 1 Locations Use 80 Percent Less Energy than HID Luminaires
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Appleton LED Luminaire for Oil Refineries, Chemical Processing and Other Hazardous Industrial Locations
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Temporary Light Strings and Area Lighting
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