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3D Printed LED Luminaires – Coming to America

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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.
When Your LED Engine Dies, Fix It

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

When Your LED Engine Dies, Fix It

Luminaires manufactured with LEDs (light emitting diodes) are quickly becoming the preferred form of lighting in both commercial and industrial lighting. Even residential lighting is moving toward that option.

For example, LED fixtures and bulbs illuminate about 95% of my own home, including outdoor flood lighting.
Busways – An Alternative to Conduit and Cable

Eaton

Busways – An Alternative to Conduit and Cable

As an industrial electrician, I've installed miles of conduit. And of course, once installed, even more miles of cables and conductors had to be snaked through it.

Even with raceways, it's always at least a two-step process – raceway, then conductors.

Of course, that will always be a part of many installations.
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Could Busway Be the "Besway" for Power Distribution?

Eaton

Could Busway Be the "Besway" for Power Distribution?

Sorry for the play on words. Couldn't resist.

Even though the headline's kind of funny, power distribution is no laughing matter, right?

In major commercial and industrial construction, getting your electrical distribution network is a vital part of the job. Face it … everything runs on electricity.
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.
Conduit Comparisons… and a Surprising Fact

Patriot Industries

Conduit Comparisons… and a Surprising Fact

There are several types of conduit. Of course, you know that. But in this article, we're only going to discuss metallic conduits. PVC conduit may be a topic for another day. Because of their somewhat fragile composition — particularly in commercial and industrial settings — they don't fit in with this article.

Of course, the main two families of conduit, if conduits had families, are steel and aluminum.
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