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Could Your Cable Pathway Management Be More Effective?

In an increasingly connected world, the number of cables to be installed and securely supported in commercial structures is ever growing. Our goal at nVent CADDY is to…

Fire-Rated Solutions for Electrical Installation in Europe: What You Need to Know

Across Europe, commercial building regulations dictate that electrical cable systems including fastener components must maintain functional integrity in the event of a fire, thus ensuring exit signs, alarms…

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3 Design Practices to Achieve Stray Current Control

In our previous post, we defined stray currents, where they come from and some effects they can have on grounding and other systems with the capacity to carry…

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The Basics of Stray Current Control

Reducing or preventing corrosion is a main concern in electrical systems. When DC voltages exist in applications such as railway traction, solar or battery power systems, corrosion can cause major issues in terms of grounding system integrity and effectiveness, or even environmental issues with unintended leakage from underground pipelines.

Prefab Solutions: Combatting the Labor Shortage, Accelerating Timelines and Improving Safety

The idea of prefabrication in the construction industry is nothing new, though there is often confusion around what the term describes. “Prefabrication” is sometimes used interchangeably with terms…

7 Grid Modernization Challenges and Electric Vehicles [Plus More Electric Utility Trends]

Electricity generation, transmission and distribution is a continuously changing market in North America especially in recent years, where new regulations, new technologies and new opportunities for improvement are…

How Transient Discriminating (TD) Technology Improves Surge Protective Device (SPD) Life and Safety

Surge protection is a fundamental requirement for safeguarding a facility against electrical events. Specifically, a surge protective device (SPD) is designed to limit transient voltages and divert surge…

Four Benefits of Using the nVent CADDY Pyramid Tool-Free Supports for Cable Management Installations

nVent CADDY Pyramid Tool-Free Supports can be used in a variety of electrical and mechanical installations. However, the cable tray support kit offers several unique benefits making cable…

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7 Electrical Engineering Marvels We Could Not Live Without [Plus Practical NEC Tips]

Electrical engineering is a complex field that makes life easier for us all. In this post, we will first overview seven of those electrical engineering wonders that accelerated…

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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…