Hurricanes - A Guide to Hurricane Power Outage Protection in Florida

A Guide to Hurricane Power Outage Protection in Florida

Hurricane power outage protection is critical during the most intense hurricanes in different regions of the country. How Hurricanes are Formed Hurricanes are formed when a low pressure system develops over warm ocean waters and the water evaporates, spinning upward into the center of the system. This upward spiral causes the surface pressures below the […]

Led Lighting

Calculating Return on Investment for Industrial High Bay Retrofits

It seems everywhere you look, there is advertising for LED lighting. It’s the new cool thing in electrical distribution, and if you are a owner of a building that is more than 10 years old, you can’t help but wonder whether you should spend the time, money and effort to change out those old, uncool […]

Memorial Day

3 Ways You and Your Business Can Honor Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a great time to reflect on the sacrifice and service provided by the fallen soldiers of the United States military.  It is a day for remembering and honoring those who sacrificed their lives in battle and are no longer among us. With Memorial Day approaching, now is the perfect time to give back […]

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How Chemistry Can Make Your Temporary Power Cable Last 50% Longer

A couple weeks ago I was in a meeting with a client who uses a large amount of temporary power cable for a variety of big jobs and applications.  This company recently started buying from a variety of manufacturers, not wanting to do too much with one vendor. After all, the buyer said, “cable is […]

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Three Factors to Consider When Choosing A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

What is a PLC? A PLC, or Programmable Logic Controller, is basically a computer that is used to automate industrial processes. It consists of circuitry that makes decisions based on 1 and 0’s (discrete) inputs and outputs (I/O), as well as analog inputs and outputs. So why not use just a regular computer? Industrial environments […]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW before jumping in 1 - ATI Electrical Launches a New & Refreshed Website

ATI Electrical Launches a New & Refreshed Website

Las Vegas, Nevada: This week ATI Electrical a full line electrical distributor, specializing in switchgear & controls for both industrial and commercial markets launched a new and refreshed website, the updated site is easier for users to navigate and easy to view on both desktops and mobile. “Our goal is to ensure that the experience […]

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 […]