Electrical Industry News Distributors don't have to be large to have BIG customer service
Over the next few months, Electrical Wholesaling and Channel Marketing Group of Durham, N.C., will be conducting a series of surveys of EC&M's audience on customer service, online shopping, the impact of distributor marketing campaigns, smartphones and tablet usage, and other key topics. This first installment looks at customer service, the importance of technical knowledge and what that means for customer loyalty...Read MoreNICET launches Electrical Power Testing certification program
NICET, the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies, is pleased to announce its newest technician certification program, Electrical Power Testing, is now available...Read More
Are your SF6 breakers healthy?
SF6 gas is an arc-quenching, high-dielectric gas used in circuit protection. Over time, SF6 can become contaminated, reducing its ability to protect equipment and personnel. Learn about the causes of contaminants and moisture that can adversely affect SF6 breakers, as well as vacuum pump methods used to remove contaminants...Read MoreABB develops DC breaker, solves 100-year-old puzzle
ABB has developed the world's first circuit breaker for high-voltage direct current (HVDC). It combines very fast mechanics with power electronics, and will be capable of "interrupting" power flows equivalent to the output of a large power station within 5 milliseconds. That's 30 times faster than the blink of the human eye...Read More