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  • Mining Cable Basics
    February 15, 2019 Greg Knowles

    Mining Cable Basics

    Mining cable is a generic term that describes cable used for distributing power to equipment in mining tunnels, large shovels and drills. It is specifically designed to hold up to the harsh environments found in coal, industrial and precious metal mines including being dragged over rocks, strung from cables and run over by equipment weighing [...]

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  • Camlock Connectors: How to Choose the Right Brand
    January 26, 2019 Greg Knowles

    Camlock Connectors: How to Choose the Right Brand

    In the portable power world you will often hear of camlock connectors, camlock is a generic term to describe a connector that contains a male or female brass cam type single pole connector with a boot that connects to a flexible power cord and then twist locks to a connector of the opposite gender. The [...]

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  • Factors to Consider When Selecting Temporary Power Cable
    January 4, 2019 Greg Knowles

    Factors to Consider When Selecting Temporary Power Cable

    Temporary power projects usually involve running temporary power cable between a source, which is typically a generator, to a load which could be a spider box (or Beetle Box), a transformer cart, a portable panelboard or an automatic transfer switch. Choosing the right cables depends on factors including the physical environment such as temperature and [...]

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  • The Importance of Generator Maintenance On Your Mobile Generator
    November 29, 2018 Greg Knowles

    The Importance of Generator Maintenance On Your Mobile Generator

    Generator Maintenance is important! Mobile generators are a critical source of temporary power during power outages caused by natural disasters, or in areas where utility power is not available.  They can range from 1800 watts which can power only a couple receptacles, to over 2.5 megawatts which can power a large commercial building. Smaller generators [...]

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  • ISO Compliance Versus ISO Certification, What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?
    November 19, 2018 Greg Knowles

    ISO Compliance Versus ISO Certification, What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

    ISO aka International Organization of Standardization ISO Compliance and ISO Certification are quality standards that are important to almost every company in every industry. Everyone wants to be known for having great quality. Manufacturers want to make high quality products and business sales and service providers want to be known for having quality products and [...]

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