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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.
Going Underground: Wire Management in Direct Burial Projects

ILSCO

Going Underground: Wire Management in Direct Burial Projects

Not all wiring is created equal – after all, some of it has to be buried underground. While this cable might not see the varied weather exposure of unburied, outdoor lines, it faces its own unique challenges.
How Manufacturers are Bringing Basic Breaker Boxes into the Digital Age

Schneider Electric / Square D

How Manufacturers are Bringing Basic Breaker Boxes into the Digital Age

Three years ago, I decided to finally bring my home into the modern age, in terms of its electrical distribution system. Gone was the 50-plus-year-old, 60-amp fuse box (yes, I said “fuse box”), along with the similarly low-capacity line from the pole to the house. In their place, a new 200-amp service line and breaker panel.
Maestro Dual Controls with LED+ Technology
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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.
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).
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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Appleton LED Luminaire for Oil Refineries, Chemical Processing and Other Hazardous Industrial Locations
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Wireless Lighting Control for the Workplace
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New Electrical Estimating Podcast Reveals Practical Strategies for Channel Partners to Grow Market Share
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