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Replacing a Consumer Unit

19th January 2012
Updating an older consumer unit to one including two residual current systems, RCDs is a project that many many people will currently have to think about. The 17th edition of the cabling legislation demands most circuits in a domestic home to be safe by a... Read >
Author: scotspepeh

Flir Infrared Cameras

05th July 2011
Infrared thermography, or thermal imaging, has become more and more popular in recent years as infrared cameras become less expensive and more accessible to a wide variety of users. In the past, a relatively basic camera cost tens of thousands of dollars,... Read >
Author: Herkimer Cranston

Preventive Measures in Electricity Shock

23rd February 2011
The main hazards associated with electricity are fire and electrical shock. Electrical shock appears when the body becomes portion of the electric circuit, either when everyone comes in contact with the wires of an electrical circuit, two wires of an ener... Read >
Author: Kesslerfields

The Safest Way To Replace a Fuse on a Fuseboard

24th November 2010
Every house must have an up to date electrical fuseboard set up. In the UK it is known as an RCD unit or Residual Current Device. It protects the entire electrical system against any electrical faults something like an overload. The fuseboard usually cons... Read >
Author: Stephen Drummonsy

How to Trace a Short Circuit

24th May 2010
A Short circuit usually happens when a hot wire touches any of the other two wires. This causes extra current to flow through the circuit, which causes the circuit breaker to trip or the fuse to blow. However, this is not the only reason for short circuit... Read >
Author: mohsinlangah

How to Design an Electrical Panel Board

24th May 2010
When you are constructing a house or redesigning your home and have to design the electric panel board there are many things that you have to take into consideration. The function of the main electrical panel is to distribute electric power to the various... Read >
Author: mohsinlangah

Are Refurbished Used Circuit Breakers Safe To Use?

04th May 2010
Are you thinking of buying used circuit breakers? Used is something associated low quality. With breakers this is a different story. These parts are refurbished to tight electrical standards. When these switches go through refurbishment, they are like new... Read >
Author: Rudy Silva

What to Remember When You Re-Negotiate After Home Inspection

17th February 2010
Negotiating for the price a home you intend to purchase after home inspection can be a laborious task, but if you can do it correctly, re-negotiation can also be to your advantage. As soon as you have the home inspection report which is a look over of a p... Read >
Author: clavinee

Electrical Fuses 101

09th April 2009
Most people who are not familar with electricity don't know that electrical fuses protect from over amperage, not over voltage.Amps or amperage is the flow, or amount of electricity. Voltage has to do with the force the electricity current flows. A exampl... Read >
Author: Intermountain Fuse
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