DLO Locomotive Cable in the NEC Commented on: 26 weeks ago (May 22, 2014)

Makes sense. I found some DLO cable that manufacturer says has RHH insulation and thought maybe I could take that to the tables since RHH is there. But Article 400 makes it pretty clear if it's a...

Infrared Thermography Commented on: 26 weeks ago (May 19, 2014)

Good feedback and thanks for the replies. I know many companies perform IR on an annual basis and typically contract that out to monitor equipment for predictive maintenance.

Do you think...

Code Violations? Commented on: 26 weeks ago (May 19, 2014)

How about 408.4(A) in reference to Panelboards:

"Every circuit and circuit modification shall be legibly identified as to its clear, evident, and specific purpose or use. The...

Labor Problems in Oil and Gas Sector Commented on: 26 weeks ago (May 19, 2014)

I'm not much of an economist, but just try to find a room in parts of North Dakota or Midland, Texas! If we can get approval for the pipeline, how will that affect the job market? And I don't even...

Worker Dies at Oil Sands Development After Earning Electrician License Commented on: 26 weeks ago (May 19, 2014)

I recently attended an ASSE monthly meeting where we had an OSHA compliance officer speak. She brought out that the two big issues are short-service employees and those whose English is not their...

2017 NEC Change Proposals Commented on: 26 weeks ago (May 19, 2014)

Hi all. Some very interesting input could come from the previous comments. Looking forward to some good input and discussions over the next couple of years!

OSHA Rule on Power Generation and T&D Work Commented on: 32 weeks ago (April 10, 2014)

It's a shame the government tends to get so mired in its own red tape that it misses the mission: In this case, helping to 'create a safer work environment.' I think they rely on other codes and...

Arc-Flash Commented on: 35 weeks ago (March 19, 2014)

I would "assume" if the correct data is entered the resulting calculations should all be the same. My two big concerns are: 1) clearing times on breakers -- how reliable is that number and 2) if...

Design Software Commented on: 35 weeks ago (March 19, 2014)

Thanks! Got it on the App Store and trying out.

Upsizing the Equipment Grounding Conductor Commented on: 37 weeks ago (March 8, 2014)

Both good explanations of how to help maintain that effective ground fault current path. Yes the 30 amps and lower circuits is interesting. Thanks for the detailed explanation. Now I know!

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