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Material Matters with Nonmetallic Enclosures

Allied Moulded Products, Inc.

Material Matters with Nonmetallic Enclosures

Electrical contractors have a broad range of material options when it comes to choosing enclosures. In some cases, especially where corrosion and chemical exposure are risks, stainless steel can be the best – or only – choice. Stainless steel enclosures stand up to such harsh elements well over the long haul.
Smarter Lighting Through Smarter Dimming Switches

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Smarter Lighting Through Smarter Dimming Switches

Home automation. Once belonging to the realm of science fiction movies, the home of the future is here today.

Certainly, convenience is one of the benefits that springs to mind immediately. I love the fact that I can traverse from my bedroom to the kitchen via a lighted path … no toe stubbing potential at all.
Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Smart Dimming Switch Tech

Smart dimming switches, and smart devices in general, can be controlled by various technologies. And they're almost as varied as the choices you have for the lighting control options you want.

Most of them require a Wi-Fi connection of some sort, if only to set them up with an app on your phone.
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Temporary Work Lights: Types, Tech, and Lumen Output

Voltec Power & Lighting

Temporary Work Lights: Types, Tech, and Lumen Output

During my 35 year stint as a maintenance technician and electrician, I've used temporary work lights a good portion of that time. I've used all the various types or configurations:
  • Hand-held (aka, flashlight)
  • Hands-free
  • Portables
  • Tripod mounted, and
  • Trouble lights
Lighting, Wireless Control, and a Danish King

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc.

Lighting, Wireless Control, and a Danish King

Harald Gormsson. Name ring a bell for you?

He was a king back in the 900's and was famous for two things. The first was uniting Denmark and Norway in 958. Quite an accomplishment, although the union didn't last all that long. But it eventually formed part of the Scandinavian region.
Making the Connection: Matching Disconnect Switches to Their Application

Mennekes Electrical Products

Making the Connection: Matching Disconnect Switches to Their Application

Motor disconnect switches are a critical safety element in industrial settings, but just how much protection they provide – and how long they last – is dependent on how well each switch is matched to its setting. Specifiers have a number of options to choose from, including housing materials and internal electronics.
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