LightFair International 2019 will take place in Philadelphia

ATLANTA, GA —LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, returns to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center in 2019 for its 30th-annual staging May 19-23, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., chairman, chief executive officer and president of LFI managing partner AmericasMart® Atlanta. Produced annually, LFI was last held at […]

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9 Uses of Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber optic cables are cables that contain several thousands of optical fibers in a protective, insulated jacket. The optical fibers are very thin strands of pure glass, which transmit information in the form of light. Fiber optic cables have revolutionized the world of network communication ever since their inception nearly four decades ago. Today, these […]

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What Is Electrical Junction Box?

Electrical junction box is a very important part of your electrical wiring system. Without a junction box, you simply cannot have many different types of electrical outlets, switches, or data hook ups in a room. Control Box The electrical junction box is the place where all the wires in a room, or wiring area, are […]

How to Crimp Cable Lugs?

General Information Compression connections require matching of compression cable lugs, conductors and tool size. That will provide best results: a durable, reliable connection. Preparation All compression cable lugs are stamped with cross section specification. Select the compression tool die corresponding to this size. The hexagon compressions are carried out by means of mechanical, hydraulic or […]

When to Use Flexible Metal Conduits?

Electrical conduit protects and routes electrical wiring. It can be made of many materials, including metal, plastic, fiber, or fired clay. There is flexible, as in this case, and rigid conduit available. The type of conduit used is determined wiring regulations by national and local codes.