Electrical Transformer

What is an Electrical Transformer?

Temperature, climate and altitude all need to be taken in account in how an electrical transformer operates. Electricity travels across the country at very high voltages. A power line can be rated anywhere from 400,000 to 750,000 volts. Yet most household appliances don’t need anywhere near that much power. An electrical transformer takes the electricity and transforms it so that it can be used in our homes and businesses. An electrical transformer works on the very basic fact of electricity creating a magnetic field while it flows through the wire. If a second wire is put next to the first […]

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Ballasts

All You Need to Know About Ballasts

If you are an electrician, or a do it yourself homeowner, chances are you’ve heard of electrical supplies called ballasts. Ballasts are necessary for a fluorescent or HID light source. They ensure the lamp stays lit by managing the distribution of energy throughout the fixture. There are different types available. Read on to find out more and which kinds might be best suited for your home improvement venture. Ballasts adjust according to the conditions imposed on it to suit your lighting needs. It can vary the amount of energy coming through the light for a dimming effect. There are also […]

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Electric Panel

Electrical Panel Upgrades: Do You Need One?

Your electric panel is one of the most important items in your home. Everything in your house that requires even the smallest bit of electricity draws power from your electrical panel. With that being said, you obviously want to keep your electrical panel in good condition. Unfortunately, most people don’t know much about their electrical panels. People often ask themselves, “How new should my electrical panel be? When will it need an upgrade? What are the signs that I have a bad electrical panel”? Faulty electrical panels are surprisingly common, especially in older homes. If your home was built before […]

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Wireless Range Extender

How Does Wireless Range Extender Work?

A wireless repeater, also known as a wireless range extender, performs the function of routing signals from one point to another. It picks up signals from a wireless access point or router and redistributes them to create a second network. Wireless range extender for wireless routers is an excellent option for overcoming the limitations of wireless coverage in a large building or space. The Uses of Wireless Range Extender The broadcasting strength of a router depends on distance and various environmental interferences such as microwaves, a physical obstacle that impedes the line of sight, metal appliances, etc. So, the broadcast signals […]

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Wire Duct

Several Kinds of Wire Duct Accessories and Fittings

A wire duct is a cable and wire management product that routes and hides electrical wiring in control panels. It allows for easy pulling, organization, and separation of cables. Most wire ducts come with slots on the side panels for adding, removing, and rerouting of cables. Depending on their designs and sizes, you can choose between an adhesive mounting and drilling for installation. A full range of wire duct fittings, bends, and junctions are available in the market. Bends range from 90° to 11.25° angles, and different companies can supply custom angles on request. Similarly, junctions are available in various […]

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Weatherproof Electric Box

Weatherproof Electric Box: Uses and Types

A weatherproof electric box provides safe installation and operation for different electrical products in wet or damp locations. They are mainly used for accommodating data jacks, electrical outlets, and mounting cameras on the exterior of a building. Sometimes, they come with a weatherproof box cover, which is useful for housing data cables or extension cords that are hooked up temporarily for outdoor use. Weatherproof Electric Box: Uses The boxes with their covers are ideal for protecting electrical wiring in corrosive and harsh environments. They are suitable for outdoor installation and high-traffic areas where safety precautions and durability are a must. […]

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Electrical Underground Pull Boxes

How to Install Electrical Underground Pull Boxes

Electrical underground pull boxes are used in various industries for pulling, splicing, and storing cables. They offer a reliable, safe, and budget-friendly housing for system equipment. Besides, they provide easy access to underground electric utilities, water lines, telephone power, data & communications cables, etc. They are the more advanced and efficient alternatives to traditional concrete service boxes. Electrical underground pull boxes are known by many names. The terms handhole, junction box, underground enclosure, underground utility box, splice box, and access box are interchangeably used to indicate them. A wide array of boxes is available in different sizes, specifications, and materials […]

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Transducer and Transmitter

The Basic Points of Difference between Transducer and Transmitter

Transducer and transmitter are two devices that are used in the engineering field. They are two distinctive terms, but the advancement of technology has been slowly mitigating the differences between them. However, the difference between transducer and transmitter still exists, and we’ll discuss the basic points where the two terms differ from each other. What is Transducer? Transducers are a kind of voltage output devices used in the field of industrial automation and controls. You’ll usually see their use with basic signal conditioning. However, the biggest problem of transducers is their high sensitivity to electromagnetic interference, which leads to significant […]

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Strut

Strut Channel Facts You Should Know

Strut Channel is a structural system used in any metal framing job in the fields of architecture, electrical, and construction. It is a supporting tool that provides light structural support to mechanical components such as ventilation, central heating, or air-conditioning systems and wiring and plumbing systems. Strut channels are often referred to as the manufacturer trade names such as unistrut, flexstrut, ultrastrut, etc. Strut Channel Materials Metal sheets are the primary components that go into the making of strut channel. Besides, they have a coat of finish given with powder coat, zinc coating, epoxy, or something else. Stainless steel strut […]

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Types of Strut Fittings

The Most Common Types of Strut Fittings & Accessories

The primary function of strut fittings is to provide structural support of mechanical components in the building construction industry. It supports pipe systems, cable trays, and other cable management forms. You’ll see the use of stainless steel, aluminum, and fiberglass struts in timber framing, roof framing, and for the suspension of ducts, pipes, and different equipment. The Common Types of Strut Fittings and Accessories A variety of strut fittings and accessories are used for interconnecting strut channels with each other and securing them to other tools and equipment. Let’s take a look at the most common types of fittings and […]

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