Whether a powered equipment piece is a small handheld device or a large server system, electronics and appliances of all types rely upon wire and cable electrical components in order for energy to be transferred and used. In their most simplistic form, wire and cables are a medium in which either electrical energy or data signals can travel to flow from one area to another. Depending on the voltage requirements of the system, environmental conditions surrounding the appliance, and other various factors, a number of wire types may be used. To help you find the correct wire and cable assemblies for your particular applications, we will provide a brief overview of some of the most common types present for residential and industrial buildings.


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Within the realm of electricity generation, generators are an invention that has radically changed our ability as a society to create and harness electrical currents for everyday use. Generators are devices that produce electrical power through the conversion of mechanical energy, and common types include steam turbines, wind turbines, internal combustion engines, hand cranks and much more. As Electrical Generators serve such an important purpose to our modern society and provide power for much of what we rely on, understanding how they function and being aware of the various parts that make them up is very important.


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Electrical terminals refer to the extremity of a conductor, network, or device end. Additionally, a terminal may be in reference to a connector that is attached at this endpoint that may be used as a point for the attachment of external circuits. Whether being the end of a wire, featuring a connector, or fitted with a fastener, electrical terminals may come in various types depending on their use. In this blog, we will further discuss what terminals are, as well as the various Terminal types that are used across applications and systems.


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With the electric currents that work to Supply Power to the many appliances that we rely on daily, there are always electrical issues that may arise. From short circuits to other forms of current overloads, damage to the appliance, circuit, or even the building may be caused. With the use of a circuit breaker, building, appliance, and circuit protection can be achieved through shutting off the current through contact separation during an overload. Depending on the rating or size of the system that is present, different types of Circuit Breakers may be utilized. In this article, we will give a short overview of some of the main types of breakers.


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 "If I told you half the things I've heard about this Jabba the Hutt, you'd probably short circuit." Since you’re here, these words said to R2D2 in the film Return of the Jedi are probably not the first time you’ve heard of a short circuit. A short circuit is one of the many issues electronic and electrical protection devices are designed to prevent. 


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