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May it be a light to you … when all other lights go out

Voltec Power & Lighting

May it be a light to you … when all other lights go out

If you're a J.R.R. Tolkien fan, you recognized that headline reference. Or if you're a movie buff and watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy, you're familiar with the little jar of liquid that lit up when you talked to it.

But in any case, if you're an electrician, you've been in dark places because of power outages or new construction.

I've been in my share of them, for sure.
Map Out Easier Operations with Data Integration

MPulse Software, Inc.

Map Out Easier Operations with Data Integration

As a small business owner, I’ve come to count on a number of software packages to track my workload and manage my finances. I use different packages for overseeing my personal finances, keeping a calendar, tracking invoices and the once-a-year joy of preparing my annual income taxes. I spend a lot of time transferring data from one of these programs to another, mostly by hand.
Wire Pulling Made Simpler

Southwire Company

Wire Pulling Made Simpler

Over the past 30 years, I've pulled a lot of wires through conduit. Miles and miles of it, it seems
Sometimes with a crew, sometimes with just me and another team member. And sometimes by myself … more times than I care to remember.

But no matter how many we had, it's always a hassle.
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Entrance Conductor Wiring Made Simpler – The Reel Deal

Southwire Company

Entrance Conductor Wiring Made Simpler – The Reel Deal

In another article, we discussed some simpler methods of pulling interior wiring into conduit. We looked at coil packs and drum feed methods.

But when it comes to underground feeders and cabling, the struggle gets, well, "reel." When laying in conductors with underground or in-concrete installations, it's normally a two-step process, requiring a team at least three workers.
3D Printed LED Luminaires – Coming to America

Signify

3D Printed LED Luminaires – Coming to America

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks …

But, I'm an old dog and I just learned of a brand new "trick" that literally made me sit up and beg for more. I thought I'd seen everything, but I was wrong … so very wrong.

My mind's been officially … blown.
Protection Against Serious Head Injury

Klein Tools, Inc.

Protection Against Serious Head Injury

Anybody who spends regular time on a jobsite knows the value a well-made hardhat provides – sometimes I think I could use one just getting around the furnace pipes in my low-ceilinged basement. But hardhats aren’t a buy once and forget it kind of product. For a number of reasons, hardhats and their impact-absorbing suspensions need replacement on a regular basis. By not updating this equipment, you could be leaving yourself open to serious injury or worse.
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