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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.
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.
NetPak
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Cloud-based CMMS Software Keeps PM Tracking Manageable

MPulse Software, Inc.

Cloud-based CMMS Software Keeps PM Tracking Manageable

A major part of ensuring your company stays profitable is maintaining your own assets. That includes everything from tracking equipment location to ensuring proper maintenance PM schedules and repairs are followed. Whether your business is mobile or tied to a location, keeping equipment in optimal condition is vital to your success.
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.
Nonmetallic Electrical Enclosures

Allied Moulded Products, Inc.

Nonmetallic Electrical Enclosures

I’ve installed (and replaced) a lot of enclosures over the last 30 years. And I’ve probably used just about every type of enclosure, from small metal EMT boxes with knockouts to stainless steel behemoths that needed drilled or punched.
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