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2021

What are terminal and control boxes

Jul 30, 2021

Introduction What are terminal and control boxes and their purpose? The main purpose is that terminal/control boxes house and protect electrical connection points for multiple wires. They come in various sizes and are made of various materials such as glass-reinforced polyester (GRP). For durability, stainless steel screws are usually used for any fixtures within the boxes. A key point is that these boxes are highly customizable with different sizes, different swi... Read More

Explosion Proof Enclosure or Intrinsically Safe Enclosure – Which is Better?

Jul 12, 2021

Explosion Proof Enclosure or Intrinsically Safe Enclosure – Which is Better? Explosion proof enclosures and intrinsically safe enclosures are becoming increasingly important as businesses look to minimise the risk of explosions in hazardous areas. It is very common for flammable gases or vapours to be present in many industrial, chemical and oil production environments. As such, there will always be a risk of the destruction of facilities and t... Read More

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 Polymer Insulated Heating Cables

Jun 15, 2021

What are polymer insulated heating cables? Polymer insulated (PI) heating cables are cables where a stranded high temperature conductor wire is nickel plated to ensure a long life at elevated temperatures in highly corrosive environments. The conductor is electrically isolated using an innovative encompassing construction of selected high-temperature fluoropolymers. Additionally, a braid of nickel-plated copper strands provides extra mechanical protection as well a... 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