Coronavirus – How to Keep the Power On

  Coronavirus is the buzzword We are making history in our current state of global pandemic. If you’ve been living under a rock, COVID-19 is a disease that affects the respiratory cells. More specifically, SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that enters the respiratory cells, replicates, and proliferates throughout the lungs, causing pneumonia. We won’t get too deep […]

Important Things to Consider When Buying Surplus Electrical Equipment

As an electrical contractor, do you ever wonder what the most important things you should look for when buying your surplus electrical equipment? After all, you’ll be stuck with these equipment for your jobs/projects. This article will answer that important question. First, let’s back up and define what we mean by “surplus electrical equipment”. The […]

GE Spectra Series Bus Plugs

General Electric Spectra Series Plugs General Electric (GE) Spectra Series bus plugs replaces the older generation Armor Clad plugs, which had no current protection bust are still also popular nonetheless. Nowadays, these newer vintage Spectra bus plugs are widely used and come in different configurations. They are available as fusible or circuit breaker type plugs […]

Can Circuit Breakers Go Bad?

If you’re asking “can circuit breakers go bad?” – it’s most likely because yours stopped working, or at least it seems like they’ve stopped working. The short answer is – yes, they can actually go bad. Like many electrical items, circuit breakers could break down due to a few reasons. It’s a good idea to […]

NEMA Enclosure Types

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) set safety, reliability, and efficiency standards. These standards apply to enclosures, which vary in the way they’re constructed for their specific use and environmental conditions. There are many types of NEMA enclosures that we have listed here. It is a good idea to take note of the enclosures that […]

Motor Control

What Controls a Motor? In 1887 Nikola Tesla invented an alternating current (AC) Motor to harness the power of electricity. It is a great invention but not as useful unless operators could turn the motor on and off. Therefore the “knife switch” was created, which connected the power to the motor when the operator manually pulled […]