All You Need To Know About Intrinsic Safety

Jun 24, 2021

What is Intrinsic Safety? Intrinsic safety is a safety method of designing electrical equipment whereby the equipment is safe to be operated in hazardous areas. Hazardous areas are areas where potential flammable vapours and gases may be present in the atmosphere and any spark generated by any electrical equipment may ignite the gases and cause an explosion/fire. Industrial equipment may be at risk of overheating, or any short-circuits may generate potential sparks... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Cable Tray Systems

Apr 30, 2021

What are cable tray systems? Cable trays are part of a cable tray system and provide the physical infrastructure/support for various cables such as for electricity or communication. Cable trays are open in nature and the wires within the tray are still accessible if necessary, for any maintenance. A cable tray system is made up of different cable trays to provide the necessary protection and support for the wires within. This system also allows easy access to the... Read More

How to prevent workplace accidents

Mar 26, 2021

What are workplace accidents and the dangers The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines workplace accidents as: “An unplanned event that results in personal injury or property damage.'' OSHA is part of the United States Department of Labour. The administrator for OSHA is the Assistant Secretary of Labour for Occupational Safety and Health. OSHA's administrator answers to the Secretary of Labour, who is a member of the cabinet of the Pre... Read More

What are explosion proof plugs and sockets?

Feb 25, 2021

What are explosion proof plugs/sockets? “A plug is the movable connector attached to an electrically operated device, and the socket is fixed on equipment or a building structure and connected to an energised electrical circuit. The plug is a male connector with protruding pins that match the openings and female contacts in a socket. Some plugs have female contacts that are used only for an earth ground connection. Some plugs have built-in fuses for safety... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Manual Valves

Jan 29, 2021

What are Manual Valves? Manual valves are fixed devices that are installed to begin/control/end the flow of liquids and are usually installed in industrial areas across the world. These valves require human intervention to be controlled thus the word manual. Normally, the operator of the valve is placed in the middle position to control the flow of liquid. There are many different types of valves and a wide range of applications to apply them to thus it is importan... Read More