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IEEE 837 Explained: How Permanent Grounding Connections Are Qualified

When electrical professionals install grounding systems, they need to have confidence that the design and installation will assure protection reliably for the expected life of the system. Grounding…

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A Basic Overview of Exothermically Welded Connections 

When constructing electrical protection systems, electrical grounding connections must remain dependable over the life of the system. If bonds weaken, grounding, bonding and lightning protection systems become susceptible…

5 Ways to Prepare a Home’s Surge Protection for Storm Season [Plus More Electrical Engineering Information]

In this edition of electrical engineering industry news, see what electrical professionals can do to get their clients prepped for storm season, what the National Electrical Code (NEC)…

Importance of Seismic Bracing

 

Factors That Affect Seismic Bracing Needs

Components of a Quality Seismic Protection System When it comes to quality seismic protection system, several potential hazards should be accounted for, but necessary components can be simplified…

Benefits of Using a Rigid Bracing System

Buildings can be safeguarded from damages of earthquakes—and subsequent days of downtime and unsafe conditions for tenants—through approved installation of seismic bracing. To aid in this, nVent CADDY offers…

Debunking Myths About Prefabrication

Prefabrication is undeniably beneficial in the long term for contractors, installer and site owners. However, some perceive prefabrication practices as difficult. Although the benefits outweigh the drawbacks, such…

Understanding the Four Components of a Rooftop Anchoring System

Rooftop mechanical and electrical systems are very sensitive to wind and seismic damage. Rooftop anchoring is vital for the protection of systems including: pipe, conduit, cable tray, duct…

Understand 4 Types of Telescoping Strut Replacement

TELESCOPING STRUT REPLACEMENT: The nVent CADDY Telescoping Strut Replacement is an innovative alternative to using strut-based trapeze or support structures, and it accommodates standard strut-based fittings. This tool-free…

Four Ways Wire Rope is Better than Jack Chain

CHOOSING A SUPPORT SYSTEM: Wire rope support systems provide benefits to make them a superior support method compared with threaded rod, jack chain and metal strap. Discover the…