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Electrical Blogs

Electrical Blogs

Although electricians are in their own industry, one of the things that is highly desirable for skilled individuals in this area is that the variety of job environments also increases the growth of the occupations. While many people do work as professionals with residential clients and commercial operations, electricians also serve as adjunct and maintenance in many other settings. This can include: Construction, both new and renovations Municipal services, including power line maintenance Plant maintenance for power production Consultations with engineers and other construction professionals for large scale projects The result is that this opens new realms of opportunities in…
The electrical industry is by its nature one that requires extensive knowledge of circuitry, electrical flow, and the dangers that can happen when equipment is not properly handled. Arc flash is a major concern for safety in the industry, as there are a number of variables that can contribute to the occurrence. However, many electrical engineers do question whether the danger is fully inherent, or whether it is avoidable with proper safety measures. What Arc Flash Is, And Why It Happens Overloaded electrical circuit causing fuse to break Arc flash occurs when an electrical current is diverted from its intended…