Engineering

Demystifying Engineering in A Complicated World.

The engineering design process usually goes something like this: Perform research, define requirements, determine feasibility, conceptualize, design and redesign, review and modify…. Can we just release for production, yet!? Sound familiar? Perhaps to improve upon this process we need to return to where it all started: our childhood! Take the example of a young girl […]

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The Beetle Box a Portable Power Distribution Box

Construction sites, outdoor concerts and fairgrounds all require temporary power for a variety of applications. Construction sites are often in areas where the utility power has not been connected yet and require temporary power for tools and lighting. Outdoor concerts and fairgrounds are designed for portability and fast set up and tear down, and often […]

Blank Panther Leadership Lessons

4 Leadership Lessons from the movie Black Panther

The movie Blank Panther was an absolute masterpiece. A lesson on leadership, a showcase of artistry, culture, and different types of leadership styles – below are four leadership lessons from the movie. 1. Never underestimate the power of constant improvement in leadership. T-Challa’s little sister, Shuri, had foresight and ingenuity in the redesign of T’Challa’s […]

Cam Panels  - How Cutting One Hole Using Cam Panels Will Save You Money

How Cutting One Hole Using Cam Panels Will Save You Money

Labor costs are some of the biggest expenses for anyone doing electrical installations. According to several employment websites, electrical installers and electricians have an average pay rate of $30 an hour. Time savings activities can often determine whether a project is profitable or not.  Several manufacturers have capitalized on the need to reduce labor costs […]

NAED Conference

How to get the most of an NAED Conference!

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the NAED Western Region conference at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix Arizona. The conference took place from January 15th to the 17th. Although ATI has been an NAED member for several years – this was the first time I have had the opportunity to represent […]

ATI turning on power for events in Las Vegas

ATI Electrical Supply is Turning on the Power for Concerts and Sporting Events in Las Vegas

T-Mobile Arena timeline The T-Mobile arena, as it is now known, was originally conceived in early 2013 as a joint venture between MGM Resorts and Anschutz Entertainment Group, or AEG. Large projects in Las Vegas have a history of stalling out due to funding, engineering redesigns and yes – politics, so when it was rumored […]

Camlock Connection Switch - CAM Lock Connection Switch - What you should Know

CAM Lock Connection Switch – What you should Know

CAM Lock Connection Switch Specifications of CAM Lock Connection Switch Ampere range: 200-4000 Amps Switch configuration: Single and Double throw Voltage range: 240-600 Volts NEMA standard: 1, 3R, (12, 4X- optional) Switch connections: Fused, Non-Fused Enclosure Mount: Pad mount or Wall mount Enclosure material: Aluminium or Carbon Steel Enclosure Finish: ANSI 60 Gray or Uncoated […]

Portable Power Cable Assembly

Portable power cable assemblies what three important factors to consider when deciding to build or repair your own.

Purchase and repair costs are some of the most common considerations for a company that makes their living by renting portable power cable assemblies. Examples of these types of assemblies include type W cable with camlock connectors for generator applications, and type SC wire with twistlock connectors commonly used by electrical contractors that connect to […]

An industrial worker complying with industry best practices

Are Your Industry Best Practices Really the Best, or Outdated?

Are your best practices really the best? When you buy a new smartphone, do you use five-year-old information to pick the right one? When you research healthcare options, do you leverage decade-old data to evaluate them? When you need information on how to fire-proof your home, do you put your trust in a 15-year-old article? […]