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2014-09-15 23:04:08

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment markets. Global market for Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment is forecast to reach $171 billion by 2020, driven by spiraling consumption of electricity, equally robust electric power production, and rising investments in grid expansion. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Electric power transmission and distribution...

2014-09-12 08:22:34

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After working in a field on a neighbor's farm, Jim Flach parked his equipment and stepped out of the vehicle. Flach received a severe electric shock that ultimately resulted in his death a few months later. His equipment was unknowingly touching an overhead power line, and he became a path to ground for an electrical current as he set his foot onto the ground. Safe Electricity urges farmers and agricultural workers to take precautions around...

2014-09-10 12:30:13

New Combination AFCI/Switch and GFCI with Audible Trip Alert Enhance Safety Offering MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton has utilized advancements in technology to develop two new innovative safety products, the SmartlockPro(®) Combination AFCI/Switch and the SmartlockPro(®) Slim GFCI with Audible Trip Alert. A leading advocate of electrical safety for more than 100 years, Leviton's latest electrical safety devices are designed to help protect people and property...

2014-08-30 23:04:55

Automatic Lightning Protection supplier launches new website offering all necessary lightning protection equipment and installation instruction manuals. Mosinee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Automatic Lightning Protection is thrilled to announce that it has launched a new website that focuses on delivering the best services and lightning protection supplies for clients living in the affected areas. The new website can be viewed at http://lightningrod.com/. Automatic Lightning...

2014-08-26 08:25:21

EVT Provides Integrators, Utilities with Smaller Footprint, Lower-Weight Solution for Compact Substations SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor and high-voltage equipment, announced its new Electronic Voltage Transformer (EVT) for smart grid applications that range from 110 kV to 550 kV. The EVT is the latest addition to Maxwell's CONDIS® family of high-voltage capacitors and capacitive...

2014-08-25 08:31:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProTek Devices has introduced a new transient voltage suppressor array (TVS array) for overvoltage circuit protection in a variety of high speed applications such as Gigabit Ethernet, LAN / WAN equipment, notebooks and desktop computers, and more. The new PLR2512 is an ultra-low capacitance (3pF typical) TVS array with 100 watts peak pulse power per line (typical = 8/20 micro seconds). The PLR2512 is also ideal for integrated magnetics /...

2014-08-01 23:01:28

New research study “The American Markets For High Voltage Switchgear 2012 - 2022” prepared by Goulden Reports is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The market for distribution switchgear up to 50kV declined worldwide in 2009 on the back of the economic slump and was not back on track till 2012. The demand for switchgear at higher voltages kept on increasing during the period but has practically flat lined from 2010 and is expected to grow at very...

2014-07-28 23:09:55

Kit Meets Portability Needs in Space Critical Logistics Environments Greenville, NC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 LBA Technology, Inc., a unit of LBA Group, Inc., announced a new portable lightning mast kit designed to provide effective lightning protection yet be extraordinarily portable. The 38-foot PLP38-6-SP-PK meets these requirements in the form of a high mobility fly-away kit. “This latest addition to the PLP Series combines portability with highly effective lightning protection. This is...

2014-07-28 08:33:41

TEMPE, Ariz., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProTek Devices has introduced a new family of multi-line low-capacitance (5pF) transient voltage suppressor (TVS) arrays that provide board-level circuit protection in applications including wireless and telecommunications equipment, customer premise equipment (CPE), T1/E1, and more. The SMP6LLC05-2P - SMP6LLC12-2P series consist of three TVS array components offered with three varying minimum breakdown voltages. The SMP6LLC05-2P has a...

2014-07-15 23:06:34

Leader in industrial lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Class 1 Division 1 explosion-proof fan/blower designed for use on a 220 volts AC electrical power system. This explosion-proof blower meets UL and ATEX standards for hazardous locations and provides high 4450+ CFM output for effective airflow in larger spaces. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The EPF-E16-4450-220V explosion-proof fan from Larson Electronics has a fifteen-foot static conductive duct...


Latest Electrical safety Reference Libraries

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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