Maintenance of critical machines depends on the diagnostic electrical testing of installed 3-phase squirrel cage motors, interpretation of results and key points of physical inspection
Revenues in the electronic components market for the first half of 2020 are better than expected in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are supply chain concerns.
Tips on how to get maximum benefit from cable glands
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This example of a manufacturing plant, lab and office building power distribution project walks through the electrical engineering decisions
A review of relevant standards, including UL 1436 and NFPA 70E.
How to determine short-circuit current rating (SCCR) and avoid misapplications. When the industrial control panel or industrial machinery does not have an adequate SCCR for the available short-circuit (fault) current, an electrical hazard exists.
Be cognizant about hazards, preventive measures and the dire consequences of an arc flash event.
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Kevin Lippert has been appointed president of the United States National Committee (USNC) to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and will work on testing, certification and accreditation for the electrotechnical industry.