Latest Electrical safety Stories
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,
Sophisticated wiring techniques developed for ESA satellites are now used in Formula One cars, improving their performance and weight.
Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCI) by Leviton, now available at TheHardwareCity.com, detects arc-faults to help reduce the likelihood of electrical fire. Issaquah,
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...
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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