There are some sub-specializations among electricians to handle different types of electrical work. One of these specializations is industrial electrical work, for which you would require the services of an industrial electrician. Put simply, an industrial electrician works within the parameters of industrial facilities such as manufacturing and production plants. The electrical demands of just…

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As with any electrical equipment, the key to prolonging the life and quality performance of an electric motor is regular preventive maintenance. Things to observe when conducting your maintenance check include: Conducting periodic maintenance examination Most troubles could be easily avoided with periodic examinations and maintenance checks; then you will easily catch instances of corrosion,…

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“Grounding,” as a term electricians use, simply means offering an electric current a return path to the Earth. The purpose of doing so is safety because when you ground an electric current, you prevent it from traveling over non-current-carrying metal objects, such as tools and the metal casings of appliances. These are surfaces we come…

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It is in everybody’s best interest to make their electrical consumption more energy efficient. Not only will this translate to a lower electric bill, but you also save energy. Also, making sure that the electrical system in your house is operating in an energy efficient way means that your electrical equipment and devices are well-maintained…

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Every three years, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) issues a new edition of the NEC. The latest edition of the NEC was in 2017, and it included some changes from the previous 2014 edition. One of the changes introduced under the 2017 NEC was that pertaining to a generator shutdown. The pertinent provision is…

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