Electrical distribution

Three incidents spark concern about working under powerlines

11 May, 2021

Three serious incidents in less than a month call for more care working near overhead powerlines.

Phoenix Contact VALVETRAB MS surge protection devices

01 May, 2021 | Supplied by: MacLean Electrical (Australia) Pty Ltd

Switching operations are by far the most common cause of overvoltages.

Weidmueller VARITECTOR PU AC surge protection

29 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Weidmuller Pty Ltd

The protection of sensitive electronic equipment against the harmful effects of lightning and surges is becoming more important as system complexities increase.

MEA urges caution after spike in electrical incidents

26 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

MEA is urging homeowners to check their electrical safety, after a summer in which Australia has suffered multiple electrical fires and fatalities.

Schneider Electric 3-Phase Easy UPS 3L

20 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has extended its Easy UPS 3L from 250 to 600 kVA (400 V).

LAPP Australia Ölflex Servo FD 796CP servo cable

16 April, 2021 | Supplied by: LAPP Australia Pty Ltd

ÖLFLEX SERVO FD 796CP is an EMC-compliant high-end servo cable that delivers faster speed and accelerations, which increases machine efficiency.

APS Industrial appointed sole distributor of KATKO

08 April, 2021 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

APS Industrial is now the sole distributor of KATO switching solutions in Australia thanks to a new agreement.

Phoenix Contact THERMOMARK GO.K handheld thermal printer

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: MacLean Electrical (Australia) Pty Ltd

The THERMOMARK GO.K handheld thermal transfer printer from Phoenix Contact is a a robust, easy-to-use solution for fast marking onsite.

Treotham igus e-spool flex 2.0 cable reel

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The igus e-spool flex 2.0 from Treotham is a cable reel that allows cables to be guided from start to end without slip rings or other connecting elements.

Surviving electric shock: a personal story

22 March, 2021

A new film, Jason Daniels' story – surviving an electric shock from overhead powerlines, highlights the importance of a safe work system.

RCD innovation promises electrical safety improvements

17 March, 2021 | Supplied by: World Wide Electrical Safety Technology

A new residual current device (RCD) technology promises to reduce fire and arc flash risk and eliminate active to earth short circuits.

Arc flash incidents reported

09 March, 2021

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has advised that two electrical workers suffered burns following an arc flash incident in January this year.

Schneider Electric announces master-level EcoXpert partners

08 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has elevated a group of EcoXpert partners to master level, acknowledging a committment to innovation.

Standards Australia seeks feedback on wiring rules

24 February, 2021

Standards Australia is currently seeking feedback from those who interact with AS/NZS 3000, also known as the wiring rules.

Union vocal about WA power plan

17 February, 2021

A plan to shut two WA power stations could put supply at risk and throw thousands of workers on the scrap heap, according to the energy and mining union.

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