How Can Prefabrication Speed Up Electrical Installations?

Let’s focus for a bit on how prefabrication can speed up electrical installations. Contractors working on large scale, repetitive jobs such as hotels, condos, dorms, etc. often look for ways to speed up the electrical wiring installation. Many large contracting firms have their own prefabrication operation to increase efficiencies on projects. Smaller to medium sized… Continue reading How Can Prefabrication Speed Up Electrical Installations?

Important Factors To Consider When Selecting Flexible Conduit Solutions For Rail Applications

Why are Rail standards important? The rail industry has very high standards on products used to power their infrastructure from under the carriages to in-car lighting and entertainment. These standards are used to keep equipment running on time and safely, as well as minimize impact in the event of an emergency. Two of the most important requirements are ingress… Continue reading Important Factors To Consider When Selecting Flexible Conduit Solutions For Rail Applications

Fixture Whip Wiring Methods For Class 2 LED Drivers – Frequently Asked Questions

Are LED Driver output circuits Class 1 or Class 2 systems? Lighting systems operating at 30‐volts or less shall be listed as a complete system per National Electric Code (NEC) section 411.3, however individual LED drivers that are identified as recognized components by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) are also permitted when part of… Continue reading Fixture Whip Wiring Methods For Class 2 LED Drivers – Frequently Asked Questions

NFPA 72 Updated To Include Type MC Cable Wiring Methods

The 2019 edition of the National Fire Alarm® and Signaling Code NFPA 72 was recently approved. The approved code contains revisions to sections relating to use of metallic cable wiring methods.   NFPA 72 Section 12.4.2 Pathway Survivability Level 1 covers pathways in buildings that are fully protected by an automatic sprinkler system. This section previously… Continue reading NFPA 72 Updated To Include Type MC Cable Wiring Methods

Cables Exposed To Flood Waters Notice

Armored and metal-clad cables from AFC Cable Systems® are intended for dry location use and should be replaced when exposed to extensive moisture and contamination resulting from flood waters.   Electrical cable can be extremely dangerous when exposed to water. This is especially true when exposed to salt water or water that contains contaminants. The water… Continue reading Cables Exposed To Flood Waters Notice