Entries by Matt Egan

Halloween Riddles

Q: How do you fix a broken Jack-o-lantern? A: With a pumpkin patch Q: Why didn’t have the mummy have any friends? A: He was too wrapped up in himself. Q: What do you get if you cross a snowman with a witch? A: A cold spell.

Circuit Breakers and the Importance of Testing

Circuit breakers are automatically operated electrical switches designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by excess current from an overload or short circuit.   The basic function of a circuit breaker is to interrupt the current flow when a fault is detected. Unlike a fuse, which operates once and then must be replaced, […]

Improving efficiency and safety with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are used by businesses around the world to automate their manufacturing processes to ensure accuracy, consistency and improved efficiency and safety. PLCs were originally developed in the late 1960s by the US automotive industry to replace relay logic systems. These systems were difficult to update or alter the automation process due to […]

KEEPING YOUR GENERATOR IN TOP NOTCH CONDITION

In the event of a power outage, a generator is essential to keeping your your facility running. However, to ensure you have a truly reliable backup power system your generator must be regularly maintained so it is ready to operate when you need it. By implementing an electrical preventative maintenance plan for your generator, you […]