Enclosures – What’s in the Box?

From the very beginning of electrical power usage, switches were know as cut-outs. The name comes from the use of “cut out” the power. A simple term but effective in its meaning, the cut out was simplified switch made from copper bars and insulated “T” handle for the user to switch on and off. Enclosures are where the cut-outs are installed and later placed in boxes. Enclosures are that physical part that protected users from electrical currents and their safety.

When electricity was brought into every home, in the days before enclosures existed as knife-switch cut out with cartridge and edison-base fuses, people quickly gained the knowledge that getting too close to the electrical service was scary and unpleasant. It could be very deadly. For that reason, to improve safety, they started installing live parts in wood cabinets. This way, the term “cabinet” was intended and still in use till today. The cabinet was similar looking like your everyday kitchen cabinet and made from dry wood materials. It was a great improvement compared to how it used to be before, but when different manners of utilization were discovered for electricity, they lead to fire hazard and electrical shocks. That’s why metal cabinets were invented and were more fire resistant.

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Enclosures and cases often contain over current devices, that are there to protects the device. Not only over current devices, they also contain conductors and other equipment such as timers, relays and much more. Electrical substation or switchyards is always surrounding the electrical equipment as a fence or a wall that encloses transformers, switches, reactors, etc.
The primary function of enclosures is to enclose electrical conductors and equipment. They provide guidance for selection of enclosures for specific outdoor or indoor locations that are standar for EMA types. Continue reading

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Industrial Pallet Racks Explained

When running a warehouse, besides taking care of having the proper team of people who will give their best in order to make things work like they have to, having enough storage is one of the biggest concerns. This is because insufficient storage space for storing the goods will affect the workflow and the revenue. Consequently, having the proper storage is a must when running a warehouse regardless of its size.

By far, the most suitable and cost-effective solution for storing warehouse goods is warehouse racking system. Today, the number of storage facilities and warehouses that rely on industrial pallet warehouse racking system is constantly growing. They are perfect for both storage and distribution purposes and are ideal for storing lightweight and heavyweight products, as well as different types of equipment, parts and inventory.

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There are several types of warehouse pallet racks for storage and distribution:

  • Selective Pallet Racks

    They are the most common type of storage racks used in warehouses. Selective pallet racking systems have simple design, but they are available in different styles and brands that offer firm storage space to warehouses and many other storage facilities. What makes it so perfect is its easy access and its ability to use the whole free space in the warehouse. Continue reading

Low Loader Trailer Intro

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As you probably know, transportation of goods, supplies and machines is a serious concern for every company. But every day people introduce a new method, way or solution for transportation, with goals to lower the costs, ease the transportation and increase efficiency. One of the most efficient transportation machines which has proven its worth multiple times is the low loader trailer. Able to load from the ground and carry various goods and supplies with convenience, low loader trailers can increase the transportation efficiency in all possible terms. People use low loader trailers in many different industries, so they have different reasons to own. Basically, they prefer these three reasons to choose a low loader trailer

What you should know about windscreen replacement

Windscreen ReplacementSafety on the road is very important. It is everybody’s job however, drivers are the ones that should pay special attention to make sure their vehicle does not become a hazard to everyone. If you believe your car has a defect and its ability to properly run has been impaired, you should sanitize the problem as soon as possible. When doing so, make sure that any repair done on your car complies with manufacturer’s specifications. This is especially true when you have cracked windshield and need windscreen repair or windscreen replacement. Continue reading

Equipping your kitchen : Microwave or Steam Oven

When it comes to decorating and equipping your kitchen you are keen to make the right choice because kitchen equipment, like oven or refrigerator, are devices that are going to be used over a longer period of time. Off course, with today’s knowledge and media attention on healthier life and food you try to make your kitchen a base for preparing healthier meals. Due to that, manufacturers in recent years are trying to improve current kitchen devices and come up with new ideas of natural cooking, something that the steam oven offers. The biggest rival on the market that this product has is the microwave. Continue reading