Quantcast

Latest Electrical safety Stories

2013-09-12 23:23:42

Transtector Systems, Inc., a Smiths Power business, today announces the launch of its DIN Rail mounted railroad track signaling surge suppressor with equalizer, the Dual Track Arrester (DTA).

2013-08-13 23:24:48

From bog mats to water usage – Quality Mat advocates National Water Month this August with a series of educational initiatives focused on quality and safety awareness. Killdeer,

Race Car Drivers Use Sophisticated Wiring Techniques For Satellites In Competions
2013-08-06 08:45:56

Sophisticated wiring techniques developed for ESA satellites are now used in Formula One cars, improving their performance and weight.


Latest Electrical safety Reference Libraries

25_5a5e09663b4bd1fa692577a5434e7232
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...

0_8faeea39d6bec9ee1a4c8279064595d1
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....

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.