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Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part One

BURNDY® LLC

Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part One

Honestly, I can't think of anything that bothers me more than stray hairs. Now, I'm not talking about the hairs on my head. (In fact, the older I get, the less I have to worry about those, if you know what I mean.)
Ratings Matter When Specifying Fiber Optic Cable

Panduit Corp

Ratings Matter When Specifying Fiber Optic Cable

Fiber optic technology has become standard where high bandwidth capacity is required – data centers being a prime example of such applications. Like other cabling products, fiber optic cables all can look pretty similar from the outside. However, just as electrical cabling comes in different varieties to meet every application’s specific safety requirements, so, too, do fiber optic offerings.
Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part Two

BURNDY® LLC

Putting a Crimp in Your Style – Part Two

In a previous article, we looked at some of the manually operated hand tools for crimping terminals and splices. Some of them would crimp sizes up to #2 AWG. Not bad.

But when you get into the heavier electrical work, such as building transformers and other more industrial type work, a hand tool may not cut it … excuse me … crimp it.
Lutron's LED Dimmer Combines a Classic Look with the Latest Lighting Control Technology
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New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

Leviton Manufacturing Company

New Smart Load Centers a Boon to Second-Home Owners – and Their Contractors

If you or someone you know has been looking to buy or sell a house lately, you likely know today’s real estate market is smoking hot. This is even more the case in areas were second-home ownership is high. Real estate transactions are continuing to reach record numbers even as many employers are beginning to call their workers back to the office following the COVID pandemic’s lockdowns.
Learning Some Breaker Basics

Leviton Manufacturing Company

Learning Some Breaker Basics

From a packaging standpoint, residential circuit breakers can all look pretty similar – and even interchangeable. But there are options contractors need to consider, based on where the breakers are being used and, today, how much intelligence homeowners might demand from their electrical system.
Fiber Optics – Some of the Benefits for Datacomm

Legrand North America

Fiber Optics – Some of the Benefits for Datacomm

I can remember when my brother and I would talk long distance.

Across the yard … with two tin cans and a tight string.

Times have certainly changed, haven't they. And as technology advances, almost hourly, I'm sure changes will always be with us.
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