Electrician Talk banner
Electrician Talk

New Member Introductions

Introduce yourself to the community here!
41.2K
6.4M
41.2K
6.4M

Getting Started With Electrician Talk

Provides tutorials to help you get started using the forum. (read only section)
5
53.7K
5
53.7K

Featured Articles

Featured ElectricianTalk.com articles in the community. (New threads restricted to admin only.)
1.5K
212K
1.5K
212K
General Electrical
720K
118M

Electrician Apprentice Forum

Apprentice Related Discussion including, testing, joining the union, documenting hours, licensing, what tools should they have, and more.
8.9K
1.3M
8.9K
1.3M
Electrical Trade Topics

NEC Code Forum

All chapters including General, Wiring and Protection, Wiring Methods and Materials, Equipment for General Use, Special Occupancies, Special Equipment, Special Conditions, and Communication Systems.
67.2K
19.1M
67.2K
19.1M

Other Codes and Standards

UL Standards, BICSI and TIA/EIA Standards, and Building, Fire, and Health Codes for Electricians.
4.6K
1.8M
4.6K
1.8M

Linework

Primary and Secondary linework discussed here.
3.7K
1.4M
3.7K
1.4M

Lighting Design

Residential and Commercial Lighting Design.
17.5K
4.9M
17.5K
4.9M

Services and Service Equipment

Residential and Commerical Services and Service Equipment.
23.5K
7.3M
23.5K
7.3M

Structured Wiring

Phone, Data, CATV / Video, Distributed Music, Paging & Call Boxes.
10K
2.7M
10K
2.7M

PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls

Discussions include PLCs hardware and programming, VFDs, troubleshooting Motors and Controls, instrumentation and Analog controls, Robotics, and Industrial electronics.
30K
7.6M
30K
7.6M

Vintage Electrical

Discussion, pictures, and vendors related to vintage electrical installations.
9.5K
2.4M
9.5K
2.4M

UK Electrical Forum

UK Electrician Forum
4.3K
2M
4.3K
2M

Canadian Electrical Forum

Canadian Electrician Forum
52.9K
12.9M
52.9K
12.9M

Residential Electrical Forum

For topics that are specific to residential electrical work
79.7K
16.7M
79.7K
16.7M

Commercial Electrical Forum

For topics that are specific to commercial electrical work
35.9K
8.2M
35.9K
8.2M

Industrial Electrical Forum

For those that work to a engineering standard in the Petro-Chemical,Power Generation,mining and heavy industries of any type.
3.7K
518K
3.7K
518K

Alternative Energy Forum

Solar, Wind, and other forms of alternate energy discussed here.
4K
667K
4K
667K

Union Topics

Discuss electrical union issues and topics here. If your sensitive to this topic please stay out.
57.5K
11.9M
57.5K
11.9M
Tools, Equipment & Safety

Workplace Safety

No other topic is as important as this one. Safety first!
18K
3.6M
18K
3.6M

Code Violation Discussion

This is the forum where we learn from others mistakes. Please, NO SPECIFICS such as names, companies or locations.
13.6K
3M
13.6K
3M

Tools, Equipment and New Products

Everything from new products to vehicles. It's all here.
112K
28.3M
112K
28.3M

Electrician Swap

Buy & Sell used equipment and tools here. ELECTRICIANS ONLY!
7.2K
1.9M
7.2K
1.9M
Business

Business, Marketing, and Sales

The business of contracting discussed here. Everything from starting up a new business to expanding a successful one.
127K
16.1M
127K
16.1M
Classifieds

For Sale or Trade

For members to sell or trade tools or supplies that they may no longer have a use for.
78
6.7K
78
6.7K

Electrician Employment Classifieds

Looking to hire or find work in the electrical trade?
2K
486K
2K
486K
Site Supporter Section

Site Supporter Rules & Feedback

This section is for paid commercial site vendors, manufacturers and service providers. If you are interested in becoming a site supporter, please contact, [email protected]
1
22.7K
1
22.7K

Sponsored Deals

1
5.6K
1
5.6K

Vendor Deals

0
0
N/A
0
0
N/A

Milbank Manufacturing

Stop by and check out our new products, ask questions, and tell us how we are doing!
745
188K
745
188K

Square D by Schneider Electric

Archived
227
131K
227
131K
Forum Support

ElectricianTalk.com News

Community Announcements
547
159K
547
159K

Site Help and Suggestions

Need help using this site? Have a suggestion? Post it here!
13.6K
1.4M
13.6K
1.4M
Archived

Featured Electrician Pros

Read the stories behind our featured pros!
250
137K
250
137K
Latest Posts See all new posts
  1. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone! I apprenticed for two years before taking a state job for better pay. I requested a licensing packet from a local township last year and was required to pass their pre-licensing examination. This exam was administered through Pearson Vue for the International Code Council, which I...
  2. General Electrical Discussion
    I may be showing my age (or stubbornness) but I am reluctant to use push in connectors (e.g. Wago, Ideal) in place of the usual twist and cap. I've read where spring tension loss can occur over a long time especially if there is any heat and cool cycles. The twist off seems quite easy on...
  3. Services and Service Equipment
    A customer has a 1200A Electronic Trip CB that keeps randomly tripping from 20-30A of output. They want to replace the breaker, but the breaker is hard to come by and expensive. I am wondering if anyone has any suggestions as to why this could be tripping? There is also an energy meter with...
See all new posts
Top