NFPA 79 is the U.S. Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery and is referenced by the National Electrical Code under Article 670. NFPA 79 encompasses all of the machines’ electrical and electronic...More
Many things can affect the life and performance of electrical cables, oil is one of the most damaging. Used as a coolant and lubricant in many industrial and infrastructure settings, oil can inflict molecular...More
This article offers important background on what causes arc flashes, the safety standards that govern arc-flash protection, and how investing in proper electronics enclosure designs and upgrades can prevent these injuries....More
CEO Gary Elsasser showed the Fugoo mobile speaker at this year’s luxury show in New York City. When he wasn’t busy taking advantage of its Ingress Protection rating of IP67 by throwing the FUGOO into a tank of water or on the floor......More
This gallery features products from surface-mount terminal blocks to auto-darkening welding helmet. We've rounded up some of the latest products to help optimize your applications, devices, and systems.
Atkins and Pearce’s Armour Guard line offers 11 expandable monofilament sleeves for protecting wires, cables, and hoses in a variety of environments. Heavy-duty braids target rugged applications for abrasion protection. Flame-retardant braids are used in industrial and high-tech applications to quickly self-extinguish and minimize fire damage and spreading. And Halar braids for HVAC applications prevent toxic gases from spreading in a system and are resistant to high temperatures. The sleeves come in sizes ranging from 3/16 to 5 in....More
Engineers at Cicoil encased dual-shielded conducting pairs inside a flat cable housing for better protection against EMI/RF than that provided by shielded round cables and other types of flat shielded cables....More