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2011-08-05 00:00:30

Eliminates the need for grounding rings. Peabody, MA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 KROHNE, Inc., a global technology leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of accurate, reliable and cost effective measuring instruments for the process industries, announces that Ralf Haut, KROHNE’s chemical industry manager from Duisburg, Germany, is presenting at the 2nd Annual ChemInnovations Conference & Expo 2011, to be held September 13-15, 2011 at the George R.

2011-07-06 15:28:00

HOUSTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper Power Systems announced plans to expand its operations in Brazil with the addition of a production facility to be located just outside of Sao Paulo in Porto Feliz.

2011-05-25 07:40:00

MARYVILLE, Mo., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) are reminding homeowners about the dangers of lightning; an underrated and often forgotten electrical hazard.

2011-05-05 06:35:00

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PanelClaw, a leader in solar PV mounting systems, announced today UL electrical bonding and grounding certification for its module mounting components ("Claws").

2011-04-14 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), electrical contractors, electricians and retailers that the ground rods identified below bear unauthorized UL Marks for the U.S. and Canada.


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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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