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Material Concerns in Explosion-Proof Product Design

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Material Concerns in Explosion-Proof Product Design

Hazardous areas require special attention from specifiers. These are areas, as defined in the National Electrical Code, where a combustible atmosphere raises a risk of explosion if sparks or open flames or present. This risk could be the result of flammable gases, combustible vapors, combustible dust or easily ignitable fibers.
Cable Trays Versus Conduit

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Cable Trays Versus Conduit

Conduit is still the most popular choice for many electrical installations. In industrial applications, conduit gives more choices for the many and various environments found in industrial setting.

For example, food and beverage processing facilities will have harsh environments that can damage conductors easily. Some are caused by the process itself, while other conductor hazards come from the sanitation chemicals and processes used to ensure food and beverage safety.
Wireless lighting control solutions help overcome challenges in today’s construction market

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Wireless lighting control solutions help overcome challenges in today’s construction market

Commercial construction is booming but persistent labor shortages can present serious challenges. When it comes to lighting retrofits, simple, scalable wireless solutions can deliver simple-to-design, labor-saving systems that help meet scheduling, budget, and performance requirements on virtually any project.
Kraloy JBox Largest Size Junction Boxes
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Wiring Devices for the Homeowner

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Wiring Devices for the Homeowner

My usual wiring "natural habitat" has been industrial/commercial settings. In fact, for over 25 years, I've been an IME.

But, I occasionally hack my way through the residential jungle. Obviously, I'm the chief (and only) electrician in my own home. In fact, a few years back I was able to put my skills to work when we renovated our flat roof carport, morphing it into a laundry room, sewing room, and my personal office.
Commercial/Industrial Wiring Devices

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Commercial/Industrial Wiring Devices

After writing an article about residential wiring devices, I'm finally back to more familiar turf... commercial and industrial environments. But even though I've been around this stuff for a long time, the improvements and innovations continue to keep me interested.

Some device considerations
When choosing the right wiring device for a particular operation or use, you must consider various factors.
Lutron Takes Lighting Controls Outdoors

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Lutron Takes Lighting Controls Outdoors

Lutron Electronics, long known for indoor lighting controls (its founder invented the first dimmer switch, after all) has now entered the exterior lighting space, with a software offering called “Limelight by Lutron” aimed at parking lots, shopping mall parking ramps, factories, stadiums and fields with exterior lighting requirements.
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