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2013-04-21 23:02:36

Solid State Transformer Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of them being used in different products, applications, the components used to manufacture them and geographical analysis; forecasting revenue, and analyzing trends in the market. (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 According to the market research report “Solid State (Smart) Transformer Market — Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 — 2020) By Application (Smart Grid, Traction Locomotives,...

2013-03-20 23:19:20

System pays for itself with one strike Greenville, NC (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 The Crossett Water Commission in Crossett, Arkansas was faced with an expensive lightning problem. Crossett knew their water plant needed a serious solution after several lightning hits over a period of time cost them more than $40,000 in damage. “We knew we had to put this horse out to pasture,” said Buddy Kinney with Crossett. After searching intensely for the right solution for the water plant,...

2013-02-26 23:01:31

Business Review Commends Envent´s Dedication to Education of Workplace Safety with Article Featured in BIC Magazine Providing Readers with Steps to Take to Ensure Safe Degassing Operations New York, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Business Review announced today Brian Miller, Envent Corporation´s Director of Health, Safety and Environment, will represent the company´s dedication to workplace safety in BIC Magazine, North America´s largest free, multi-industry,...


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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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