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Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) White Paper

What is a VFD? This two page document explains what a Variable Frequency Drive is and how it is used in industry and other applications. A variable-frequency drive (VFD) (also known as adjustable-frequency drive, variable-speed drive, AC drive, micro drive or inverter drive) is a type of adjustable-speed drive used in electro-mechanical drive systems to control

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Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) White Paper

What is a PLC? This two page document explains what a Programmable Logic Controller is and how it is used in industry and other applications. A Programmable Logic Controller, PLC or Programmable Controller is a digital computer used for automation of electromechanical processes, such as control of machinery on factory assembly lines, amusement rides, street

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Approach Boundaries Table NFPA 70E 2015 130.4(D)(a)

NEW 2015 NFPA 70E Approach Boundaries Update! Arc Flash Approach Boundaries to Electrical Conductors or Circuit Parts for Shock Protection for Alternating-Current Systems. Approach Boundaries Table 130.4(D)(a). Be ahead of the curve and get this FREE Download. It is a must have for electrical workers, maintenance personnel, safety managers, and safety instructors. Fill out the

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Approach Boundaries Table NFPA 70E 2015 130.4(D)(b)

NEW 2015 NFPA 70E Approach Boundaries Table Update! Arc Flash Approach Boundaries to Electrical Conductors or Circuit Parts for Shock Protection for Direct-Current Voltage Systems. Approach Boundaries Table 130.4(D)(b). Be ahead of the curve and get this FREE Download. It is a must have for electrical workers, maintenance personnel, safety managers, and safety instructors. Fill

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Tap Drill Chart Workshop Poster

This Tap Drill Chart Workshop Poster is probably one of the handiest reference pieces you can have in your shop. Tap and drill is an everyday practice in machine shops and garages. In a scenario where you need a threaded whole in a piece of metal for securing a bolt a machinist will first drill

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VFD Component Identification

This free VFD Component Identification PDF is great for testing students and employees on common Variable Frequency Drive Controls components found in industry today. We used ITU’s Hands-On VFD Training Systems to point out the most common Variable Frequency Drive components. ITU’s Electrical VFD Training System offers a variety of components, including a connection strip, limit

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PLC Component Identification PDF

This free PLC Component Identification PDF is great for testing students and employees on common Programmable Logic Controls components found in industry today. We used ITU’s Hands-On PLC Training Systems to point out the most common Programmable Logic Controls components. ITU’s Electrical PLC Training System offers a variety of components, including a connection strip, limit switches,

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OSHA Compliant Arc Flash Warning Label Poster

This Popular Download has been instrumental in helping companies meet OSHA and NFPA 70E’s Arc Flash Warning Label requirements. This Poster completely breaks down an OSHA, NFPA, NEC, and ANSI Z535 compliant Arc Flash Warning Label. It also includes NEC’s recent additions and information about Arc Flash Analysis,  PPE and their relationship to the Arc Flash Warning

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Electrical Symbols Toolbox Poster

This Electrical Symbols Toolbox Poster is probably the handiest toolbox poster you could have in your collection. The document includes Common Switch Electrical Symbols such as: Pressure Switch Level Switch Selector Switch Push button Flow Switch Temperature Switch Foot Switch Limit Switch Palm Button It also covers Common Protection Device Electrical Symbols such as: Non-fused

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10 Steps to an Arc Flash Safety Program

This Electrical Arc Flash Safety document is a must have in the workplace. By following these 10 steps your facility will be in compliance with OSHA and NFPA 70E 2015. The employer shall Develop, Document, and Implement a Safety Program for all employees and conduct Annual mandatory Arc Flash Safety training. The employer shall Develop,

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2015 PPE Category Level Chart

This NEW NFPA 70E 2015 Electrical Safety PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Category Chart is a must have for all maintenance workers, especially electricians or employees who are qualified to do electrical work. This PPE category chart informs the worker of what category PPE he or she needs to apply when working on or around electrical

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Energized Electrical Work Permit (EEWP)

Updated-NFPA 70E 2015! OSHA and NFPA 70E require that an Energized Electrical Work Permit be employed whenever live electrical equipment is to be worked on. The document describes the task that is to be performed. For example: The circuit, equipment, and location of the job/task at hand. The work that is to be done. Justification

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Arc Flash Approach Boundaries

Safety First! A must have for every industrial work place! This document explains all about arc flash approach boundaries! Why this document is so important: NFPA 70E (130.4) (A) Shock Hazard Analysis – A shock hazard analysis or Arc Flash Analysis shall determine the voltage to which personnel will be exposed, the approach boundary requirements, and the personal protective

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Welding Symbols Toolbox Poster

This Welding Symbols poster has been our most popular download! It is a must have for every work shop. Whether your novice welder or a pro, there couldn’t be a more convenient poster than this!  This Welding Symbols Poster has over forty of the most common welding symbols as well common characteristics of welding electrodes.

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Arc Flash Analysis Information Guide

This Arc Flash Information Guide explains why an Arc Flash Analysis (Shock Hazard Analysis, Incident Energy Analysis, or Ground Fault Study) must be performed. The federal government (OSHA) requires that all “Non-Dwelling” facilities have an Arc Flash Analysis done to determine:Here are the facts.. The Arc Flash Boundary The Level of PPE Required The presence

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Hubble Wiring Device Selector Chart

Hubbell Wiring Device Selector Chart This download is another handy poster for identifying receptacle configurations of Straight Blade Grounding Devices and Twist Lock Grounding Devices. This chart includes: 2 Pole / 3 Wire Straight Blade Grounding Device configurations: 125 Volt 250 Volt 15A 15A 277 VAC 347 Volt 3 Pole / 4 Wire Straight Blade Grounding Device configurations: 125/250V

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Electrical Controls Component Identification PDF

This free Electrical Controls Component Identification PDF is great for testing students and employees on common Electrical Controls components. We used ITU’s Hands-On Electrical Training Systems to point out the most common electrical controls components. ITU’s Electrical Controls Training System offers a variety of components, including a connection strip, limit switches, a transducer, a selector switch, a

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Electrical Wiring Component Identification PDF

This free electrical wiring component identification PDF is great for testing students and employees on common branch electrical wiring components. We used ITU’s Hands-On Electrical Training Systems to point out the most common branch wiring components. ITU’s Electrical Wiring Training System offers a variety of electrical components, including many different types of light switches- single and three

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Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO) Training Poster

This Free Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO) Training Poster is a must have for every employee break room, tool room, and work area in your facility.  The poster wastes no time! It immediately answers one of the most common questions in the workplace today… What is Lock-out Tag-out? (LOTO) is a safety procedure which is used in industry

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Arc Flash Service Points

Basic Industrial Electrical Arc Flash Service Points that MUST be labeled with an Arc Flash Warning Label to meet NFPA 70E and OSHA regulations. Are you confused about what components of your electrical system need to be included in your Arc Flash Risk Assessment (Arc Flash Hazard Analysis)? Are you wondering what equipment should be

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