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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,

2014-05-21 08:21:45

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a family's nightmare.

2014-05-20 16:21:34

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vvvgqm/brazil_overhead)

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

2014-05-06 12:30:10

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

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

2014-04-11 23:01:42

Market Publishers Ltd and NRG Expert signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet.

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

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


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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