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2014-05-22 08:23:57

Expands company's GreenEdgeTM digital isolation technology into the PSE segment of the Power-over- Ethernet market, enabling real-time energy management in network systems. SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akros Silicon Inc., a premier supplier of leading-edge intelligent energy management ICs, announces the AS1705 digital isolator. Optimized to enable real-time telemetry and control of Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) controllers used in Power-over-Ethernet capable...

2014-05-21 08:21:45

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a family's nightmare. An enjoyable summer day of swimming--with kids wearing life jackets and their mom closely supervising--turns tragic when a little boy is killed amid the fun in the marina. This is a reality the Ritz family has to live with as they seek to teach others about the hidden danger that claimed 8-year-old Lucas. "One second he was splashing... having a great time, and the next moment he's quiet," said Lucas' father, Kevin...

2014-05-20 16:21:34

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vvvgqm/brazil_overhead) has announced the addition of the "Brazil Overhead Power Transmission Cables Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 According to the report, Brazil Overhead Power Transmission Cables Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019, delays in power projects caused by delayed environmental...

2014-05-12 08:37:00

TEMPE, Ariz., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProTek Devices has introduced a new electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection diode designed for circuit protection in automotive controller area network (CAN) bus lines and other automotive applications. The PESD1CAN is able to provide ESD circuit protection of > 25 kilovolts for a CAN_HI and CAN_LO bus line. It also provides overvoltage circuit protection against other electrical fast transients (EFT). The PESD1CAN has a rated stand-off...

2014-05-06 12:30:10

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Switchgears Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/switchgears.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Switchgears in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: LV Switchgear, MV Switchgear, and HV Switchgear. The US and Canadian Markets are analysed by the following Product Segments: LV Switchgear (By Product Categories - MCCB, Panel Boards,...

2014-04-21 08:22:16

HARTFORD, Conn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) has been notified by Lightning Eliminators (LEC) in Boulder, Co, that the two lightning events that occurred at separate Venezuelan refineries in the summer of 2013 should not be directly attributed to the lightning protection systems, or lack thereof, at those locations. According to LEC, none of their products were installed at the Puerto La Cruz refinery on or before October 3, 2013....

2014-04-11 23:01:42

Market Publishers Ltd and NRG Expert signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports worked out by NRG Expert. London, UK (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and NRG Expert signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports worked out by NRG Expert. Assistant...

2014-03-25 08:23:38

MARYVILLE, Mo., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A diverse group of lightning protection experts, engineers and safety directors recently met at the 82(nd) annual LPI/ULPA Lightning Protection Conference in Singer Island, FL to review industry developments in technology, best practices and public awareness initiatives. Representatives from the LPI-IP Inspection Program, Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and the NFPA Technical Committee on Lightning Protection weighed in on a...

2014-03-25 04:20:55

SHANGHAI, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"?NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, announced today that a full set of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection service, including documents, checklists, PERC Suite, floor plan review, and risk management services, has been offered to IC design customers to enhance the whole chip ESD design and ensure their first silicon success. Along...

2014-02-21 08:22:41

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6z7bws/power_rental ) has announced the addition of the "Power Rental Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Power rental systems provide instantaneous power supply to several industries during power outages. They provide backup to power grids which...


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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