How to Find the Best Electrical Contractor

When it comes to the operation of your business, having a reliable electrical system is of utmost importance. Whether you are looking for electrical installations, maintenance services, or repairs, working with a reputable electrical contractor is essential. Knowing what to look for in a commercial electrical company will help you meet your organization’s needs and  … Read more

What Are the Components of the Transformer Assembly?

Transformers play a crucial role in the efficient transmission and distribution of energy. These devices act as the backbone of power grids, stepping voltages up or down to meet various requirements. Understanding the parts that make up a transformer assembly is vital to understand the inner workings and overall functionality.  Electrical transformers are static devices  … Read more

Building an Effective Electrical Maintenance Program

Electrical control and distribution systems are vital, complex investments that require efficient electrical maintenance to keep them running smoothly throughout their lifespan. While mechanical assets often receive more attention, it’s important to manage and maintain the electrical components as well. If you relate to the following scenarios, it’s time for improvement: Production schedules do not  … Read more

The Role of Electrical Engineers in the Construction Industry

Electrical engineering is the study, design, and application of equipment, devices, and systems that deal with electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Typically, an electrical engineer will be tasked with the designing, building, installing, and maintenance of high-voltage electrical, wiring, lighting, and power distribution systems and equipment. Electrical systems can range from small mobile devices to large  … Read more

Common Causes of Power Outages

Power outages are becoming increasingly common and can occur at any time and any place. When an object comes into contact with a power line, the flow of electricity is interrupted, causing an automatic shut-off. An outage can affect a few homes or an entire city for hours or even days. While there is little  … Read more

What Is the Bulk Electric System?

To maintain an uninterrupted flow of energy to homes and businesses across the country, generation and transmission lines must be monitored continuously. Our standard of living depends on this energy generation and transmission, therefore, we must utilize a reliable bulk power system that is kept in constant balance with demand. In the United States and  … Read more

Why NETA Acceptance Testing Is Important

Many individuals involved in electrical equipment might not be entirely familiar with the term NETA or NETA-accredited. NETA describes itself as “an organization that serves the electrical testing industry by offering accreditation of third-party electrical testing firms, certifying electrical testing technicians, producing American National Standards, hosting the PowerTest – Electrical Maintenance and Safety Conference, and  … Read more

Benefits of Transformer Oil Filtration

Working in the construction or engineering industry, you know the importance of regular maintenance for your machinery and equipment. Transformers play a vital role in the electrical power industry. Just like how thorough checks are necessary for these devices, so is learning why transformer oil filtration is beneficial. Today the service technicians at NCE highlight  … Read more

Electrical Infrared Inspections & Why They’re Important

To run a facility with maximum efficiency and minimum downtown and profit loss, you must have reliable equipment. A well-established preventative maintenance program and reactive fixes are helpful, but predicting equipment failure and proactively fixing the problem can save you valuable time and money. That’s why electrical infrared scans are crucial for the safety and  … Read more

Types of Protective Relay Testing and Commissioning

Protective relays are fault detection devices used extensively across the power system. A relay senses faults by using current and voltage sensors to remove any element from service that allows a short circuit to operate abnormally or poses a risk to the operation of the system. The protective relays work with instrument transformers that sense  … Read more