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Lighting to Help Keep You Safe and Clean

Hubbell Lighting

Lighting to Help Keep You Safe and Clean

Don’t look now, but those new light fixtures in your lab, office or cafeteria may be doing a lot more than illuminating the space.

They may also be actively disinfecting your immediate surroundings, suppressing the growth of a wide range of common bacteria, molds, fungi and yeast that can lead to individual and public health risks.
Floor Boxes (and Floor Box Accessories)

Arlington Industries, Inc.

Floor Boxes (and Floor Box Accessories)

It was during a lecture in the school auditorium where I came across my first floor box. I was bored to death and looking around for something to pass the time. When I glanced down, I noticed a brass device on the floor beneath me.

It had what looked like a round cover with a slot in the middle. Just perfect for sticking in a quarter and turning.

Sure enough, the lid came off and an electrical outlet appeared before my eyes.
Adding Corrosion Protection to Liquidtight Fittings with PVC Coatings

Calbond

Adding Corrosion Protection to Liquidtight Fittings with PVC Coatings

Steel fittings in a variety of formulations have been liquidtight raceway products of choice since the early days of electrical distribution. When these products have been galvanized, a thin zinc coating offers corrosion resistance for use in many outdoor and exterior applications where non-galvanized steel might otherwise rust through. But electrical wiring requires extra protection in more significantly corrosive environments. So, contractors need to consider materials that offer more advanced protection in settings where chemicals, salt spray and other damaging substances are common.
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See, Think, and Do – Automation Controls

GE Industrial Solutions by ABB

See, Think, and Do – Automation Controls

Seems like something right out of popular science fiction movies. But in reality, automation controls are starting to play more of an active role rather than being a silent partner.

We are quite familiar with automation controls that guide processes. More like a logic flow, when a product reached point B, it was time to start a new process that moved it to point C.
Contractor Software Goes Mobile with Smartphone and Tablet Apps

NetPricer

Contractor Software Goes Mobile with Smartphone and Tablet Apps

With an average age of 58, according to 2018 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) figures, electrical contractors might not fall into the “early adopters” category, when it comes to technology use. However, electrical pros are increasingly seeing the value in the range of construction software and other productivity tools now available as mobile device apps.
Optimizing Factory Performance with Automation Controls

GE Industrial Solutions by ABB

Optimizing Factory Performance with Automation Controls

I've been around long enough to watch the transition from procedures that were completely done by hand to some pretty awesome automated processes. Many tasks that were manually accomplished were repetitive. And that meant that workers were subject to injuries caused by RMDs, also called repetitive motion disorders.
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