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Reviews of Electrical Insulator

24th November 2011
An insulator, also called a dielectric, is a material that resists the flow of electric charge. In insulating materials valence electrons are tightly bonded to their atoms. These materials are used in electrical equipment as insulators or insulation. Thei... Read >
Author: Vikas Gupta

Essential Fire Safety Equipment for New Business Premises

22nd August 2011
A major safety issue for establishments is regarding fire breakouts. The best way to tackle this is by being well-armored against fire hazards. The situation is no different when it comes to equipping your new business premises. But, it may seem at times ... Read >
Author: Vinodkumar Jain

The Many Uses of Glow Sticks: Beyond Glow in the Dark Bracelets

04th May 2011
Glow sticks are unique. They may be most commonly used to make glow in the dark bracelets and glow in the dark necklaces for parties, but the characteristics which make them great fun in clubs make them indispensable in many other areas. Glow stick techno... Read >
Author: James Cameron

Ways to Effectively Protect Your Cable Harness Assembly

28th April 2011
There is need to seriously consider the issue of protection during cable harness assembly. Saying this is essential because it isnt enough to just bind components of cable harness with wires without properly shielding them from fire, abrasion, impact dam... Read >
Author: Natalie Eastaugh

Pipe Fittings – Types and Uses

15th June 2010
Pipe fittings are tools and materials used in plumbing and pipe systems to connect tubing sections or straight pipe, so that they can get adapted to various sizes or shapes, as well as control fluid flow. With emphasis on the non-common types, fittings ca... Read >
Author: Snehil Shrivastva

Understanding and Preventing Industrial Accidents

23rd August 2009
Approximately 1.6 million industrial accidents happen in the United States every year with results ranging from minor to disabling injuries, and sometimes even death. The difference with these types of accidents is that it directly affects a person's j... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

Inspecting your chimney and its liners

17th July 2009
Inspecting Your Chimney And Its LinersIf you have a chimney, when was the last time you replaced your liner? If that question stumps you, then it might be time to investigate the situation a little and probably even consider having your chimney inspected.... Read >
Author: chimney man

Five Frequent Health and Safety Threats In The Work Area

27th March 2009
The workplace has several hazards that need to be addressed. This is where risk assessment comes in. The employer has the responsibility of ensuring the safety of the workers. Assessing the potential risks in the workplace, formulating a sound safety poli... Read >
Author: joalesto

Overloading electrical Outlets Cause Fires

16th February 2009
Overloading plug-ins causes fire hazards in your house. It gets overloaded by too many thing plugged in at once. It can cause the cords to burn up and fire and smoke to come from the plug-in itself. If you have too many things hooked up to a fuse, it can ... Read >
Author: Aydan Corkern

What Causes Fire Damage

03rd June 2006
While some fires are caused by general causes and can occur anywhere, other causes are more specific for certain rooms.General Causes Electrical Don't underestimate the fire risk from electricity just because there is no flame involved. The over warming o... Read >
Author: Leo Nov
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