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Top 10 Power Saving Techniques In Industry – An Electrical Perspective

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Consuming electrical power inaccurately is just a waste of energy. So there is a need to learn about power-saving techniques that are being applied in industries presently. Read more as we cover power saving, its need, and the most efficient methods for this purpose.

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Basic Electrical Tools | Things You Should Know Before Buying

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Like any other repair or improvement project around the house, electrical work does require tools. Not only do these tools increase efficiency but they also provide safety to the user. Let's talk about how picking the right tools can help improve proficiency.

This blog will discuss the most important electrical tools and equipments used in Engineering and Manufacturing Industries. Click on continue reading button to read the details of the tools you should know before buying.
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Increasing Electrical Safety and Ensuring Compliance by Protective Device Coordination

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​Overcurrent protection is critical to personal safety and protection from a number of hazardous conditions that can result from materials igniting. Short-circuits can result in arc-flashes, which can cause severe burns and sometimes prove fatal. 

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Application of Synchronous Condensers in Industries

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​ A synchronous condenser is a synchronous motor running at no load and in over-excited mode. A synchronous motor in over-excited mode behaves as a capacitor which is indicated by a leading current or supply of VARs in the circuit by a synchronous motor.

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[Selection Guide] How to choose the most economic size and type of cable?

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​Cable selection is about choosing the appropriate type of conductor and selecting a suitable size/cross-section area/ diameter of the conductor according to the application. First, there is a need to understand the significance of cable sizing and selection. Then selection criteria will be discussed keeping in mind all the derating factors that might reduce cable ampacity. A law named Kelvin's law plays a vital role in the economic sizing of conductors, so it will also be explained here. Other than the size of conductor, different types of the conductor will be studied. Also, the cable shielding and insulation will be discussed at the end.

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Is your product UL listed? Underwriters Laboratories Equipment Design and Safety Standards

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Formerly known as Underwriters Laboratories (UL), this was a non-profit organization but now it has transformed into UL LLC, a for-profit internationally accepted safety organization located in the United States and is one of the biggest & oldest testing laboratories.

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Selecting the Right Circuit Breaker and Its Type

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​A circuit breaker is a power system protection device that can make or break a circuit.

A circuit breaker operates under fault conditions and isolates the faulty part of the circuit from the rest of it by breaking the circuit. This operation is performed automatically by employing a relay along with the circuit breaker.

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Transformers — Its Working, Construction, Types, and Uses

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Transformers are electrical devices that convert the voltage to a higher or lower value while ideally keeping the power constant.

They are an integral part of an electrical system and their application can be observed in almost all areas of electrical engineering ranging from the electrical power systems to common household appliances.

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Arc Flash Studies - Stay safe with AllumiaX

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Arc Flash incident is one of the most dangerous hazards faced by electricians all over the world. According to statistics, 5 to 10 arc flash explosions occur in electric equipment every day in the United States.

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Symmetrical Components

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In power systems, it is a common occurrence that there are unbalanced voltages and currents on the distribution side of the grid. But these voltages and currents might be unbalanced anywhere through the grid in the case of a Fault, most commonly a short circuit fault.

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Surge Protection Devices — Types | Role | Importance

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With the expansion of electric power in today's world, electrical power systems are exposed to many critical conditions like overvoltages and voltage surges due to lightning strikes or abrupt switching conditions. The main concern is the overvoltage condition which can cause major damage to the system's equipment. Therefore, it is necessary to install a device that guarantees protection from the condition where over or under-voltage occurs.

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Short Circuit Current Calculations – Infinite bus method

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​The short circuit is essentially an abnormal condition within a power system in which a heavy amount of current flows through the circuit.

A short circuit usually occurs as a result of fault in a power system. The fault may be a conductor breaking and falling to the ground, or two or more electrical conductors coming in contact with each other.

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Lockout Tagout

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As stated by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration OSHA, Lockout Tagout or LOTO is a set of specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or the release of hazardous energy from equipment during service or maintenance activities.

The purpose of Lock out tagout is to protect the worker from any physical injury while maintaining a machine.

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Load Flow Analysis by AllumiaX

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Load flow, also known as Power Flow Analysis, is an essential method to examine the problems occurring in the power systems network or grid.

Load flow Analysis is performed to determine the state of the equipment present in the network in order to ensure their operation within the specified limits. This study solves the steady operation state with node voltages and branch power flow in the power system. 

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Power Factor - An Overview

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We often hear the term 'Power Factor' in electrical power systems. But, how do we define 'Power Factor' in an electrical world?

In this article, we will be discussing power factor in detail including its significance, adversity,
calculations and a few methods for improving power.

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Current Transformer

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The current transformer is an essential part of the power system. The basics of current transformer including construction, applications, working principles are going to be discussed in this article. Moreover, some practical aspects such as grounding and connections of current transformer and associated errors will be examined comprehensively.

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Short Circuit and System Protection Studies with AllumiaX

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AllumiaX helps commercial and industrial facilities overcome the challenges of a rapidly growing industry by offering short circuit and arc flash hazard studies. Let's take a moment to learn about the significance of power system studies collectively.

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AC vs DC Which Is More Dangerous?

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Many people argue over the intensity of AC and DC. Let us help you find out which of the two is more dangerous and why.

We will further discuss the reasons of electric shock, dangerous levels of ac and dc and their hazardous effect on our bodies. 

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OSHA VIOLATIONS

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Previously, we have written a detailed blog on safety measures by OSHA to protect workers. If you haven't checked it out, please Click here!

OSHA is responsible for protection of workers including their health, safety at work, and managing healthy environment. OSHA has set standards for major safety concerns, and employers and employee must comply with the rules and regulations so everyone can go home safely. To complete the mission of safety of workers, OSH Act is enforced to secure and provide healthy working environment by the enforcement of laws and standards.

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Types of Transformer

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There are various types of transformer, each with its own applicable usage. However, the main objective of using them is the same – transforming electrical power from one type to another. 

In this blog, we will aim at enlightening the readers about Transformer basics and working principle, types of transformer on the basis of voltage, medium, uses, configuration and place of usage, their advantages and limitations.

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