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Questions That Are Important to Ask When Buying Electrical Surplus Inventory Online

July 30, 2019 JP Electrical 0

When a project is cancelled, warehouses are liquidated, or there are manufacturing overruns an electrical surplus inventory is generated.  Local surplus dealers were once the only sellers of electrical surplus inventory.  Today however, surplus equipment can be purchased through e-commerce platforms.  It is important you should proceed with caution when you come across surplus electrical… Read more

Installing Bus Ducts Properly

July 2, 2019 JP Electrical 0

Bust ducts, known also as busways, are created from a sheet of metal with the busbar being made of copper or aluminum. Bus ducts conduct electrical currents, that is their main purpose when used in manufacturing.  Many companies manufacture bus ducts, with the most popular supplier being Square D.  Not only does Square D manufacture… Read more

Preventive Maintenance Keeps Equipment Running Longer

May 22, 2019 JP Electrical 0

Heavy machinery used in manufacturing requires continual maintenance in order to keep it running at peak efficiency.  Poorly maintained machinery will run poorly and breakdowns cost money not only for repairs but also in downtime.  When machinery is not maintained, safety is compromised.  Professional Tips for Maintaining Machinery and Electrical in Manufacturing Keep Up to… Read more

More on Electrical Distribution Equipment Failure – Should It Be Kept or Discarded?

April 24, 2019 JP Electrical 0

As we promised in our last installment, we will continue the discussion on equipment failure.  We will continue to dive into various electrical components and how they work, their longevity, usage, and testing.  Transformers Transformers are large scaled pieces of equipment that are used to either reduce or increase the voltage produced by a current. … Read more

Electrical Distribution Equipment Failure – Keep or Discard

March 29, 2019 JP Electrical 0

When dealing with electrical equipment and components it is inevitable that they will fail, and you will have to deal with the consequences.  The minute electrical equipment is put into place, from transformers to circuit breakers and panel switches and tap boxes, they start to decline.  Deterioration of electrical products happens for a number of… Read more

Sorting Through The Misconceptions of Reconditioned Products

March 15, 2019 JP Electrical 0

A lot of misconceptions surround products labeled as reconditioned, refurbished, and as-is.  Reconditioned products are products that have been returned to the manufacturer or a third-party company to thoroughly be checked, taken apart, repaired, put back together, tested, and sold.  They are unable to be sold as new without going through the refurbishing process, even… Read more

Benefits of Installing Refurbished Equipment

February 28, 2019 JP Electrical 0

In a manufacturing facility there are many different pieces of equipment working in conjunction with one another to ensure the process runs smoothly.  When one of the pieces breaks down and needs to be repaired or replaced time is of the essence in keeping downtime to a minimal.  The goal for most facilities is to… Read more

How Will We Know if We Should Replace or Recondition Large Scaled Electrical Equipment?

February 15, 2019 JP Electrical 0

Transformers are used in industrial and manufacturing settings as a way to control the electricity infrastructure within a facility.  They are used to step up and power down different voltages of electricity to equipment throughout.  The longevity of transformers comes down the environment in which they are ran and the amount of usage received.  A… Read more

Are There Benefits of Purchasing Reconditioned Electrical Parts and Equipment?

January 23, 2019 JP Electrical 0

Reconditioned electrical components and equipment are a popular option within the industry because of the benefits and tangible environmental, social, economic, and political climate benefits they provide.  Manufacturing, industrial, and organizational facilities are interested in saving money when purchasing and maintaining electrical equipment and parts thus the popularity of reconditioned electrical products.  There are many… Read more

What Is an Air Breaker and How Do They Work?

January 9, 2019 JP Electrical 0

Just as molded case circuit breakers, MCCB, air circuit breakers, ACB, is device that is in place to provide protection from an electrical surge or short-circuit.  The main difference is the amps they protect; ACB can withstand higher short circuit currents and mechanical stress because of the arc extinguisher element then MCCB can.  There are… Read more