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  1. Industrial Electrical Forum
    I built a chemical/manufacturing device. 1 unit at ~97W (8.1A × 12V) × 16-hours/day. I am operating from home, using a constant current transformer plugged into the 15amp wall receptacle. I want to scale this process to a 100 units. But I am not an electrician. I will hire an electrician to...
  2. Lighting Design
    I need to order some shoebox for my project, I went through on amazon, and found a wished one, it with smooth appearance, it looks nice, but I'm not sure there's no problem with the heat dissipation. Can someone help me analyze it?
  3. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    So I under stand what a VFD is capable of, and I am aware of how it does most of what it does, but something that has bothered my for some time now is that I can't seem to understand HOW some of them can create a 3 phase load off of a single or "2 phase" line, can anyone give me an explanation...
  4. Looking To Hire
    We are looking for Journeyman Electricians (JE) to join our team who are committed to providing industry-leading customer service and quality work. This position will require troubleshooting production equipment (generators, motors, switches, starters, control panel wiring) using electrical and...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello My name is Joshua I am a college student wanting to eventually become an Industrial electrician. I plan ahead a lot I like to have an idea of where my future is heading :jester:. My question is: Is it possible to work full time as an Industrial Electrician with an onside buisness or...
  6. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hey guys, I'm a Journeyman working in Toronto. I want to get my 442 (industrial) and I was wondering if the 9000 hours for my 309 would count towards it. Can I write it immediately or must I wait a couple years as I would to get my master 309 license? Thanks
  7. Union Topics
    Any tips on travelling? I'm a union member, but my city doesn't have consistent OT calls or industrial shutdown/turnarounds-- unless I wanted to work RAT! :eek: Actually considered it because the nearest OT industrial calls exist 1.5 hours drive away in another local with lower scale and no...
  8. Union Topics
    I've been a Maintenence Electrician for 11 years now at a 100 employee Union factory doing everything from installing new machines from scratch running power and control wiring as well as plc installation and programming to new lighting, receptacles, replacing motors, troubleshooting ect...
  9. PLCs, VFDs, Motors and Controls
    I'm currently a 3rd year apprentice and I'm in Associated Builders and Contractors 4 year program. But before I started their training program I was taking classes on my own to get an associates degree in Industrial Electrical (emphasis on motor controls and things of that sort) and at the same...
  10. General Electrical Discussion
    I am a 2nd year apprentice with approx 7 months residential experience 7 months Institutional/commercial work experience. The company I am working for has an out of town Industrial job (Copper Mine) and they recently said they need guys, so I said I was interested in going. There is a small...
  11. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    We have a small family electrical business (my husband, father, mother and myself and 1-2 others as needed), and were recently underbid on our maintenance contract that was our only contract. My father, who is 81 is retiring and my mother who did all of the business side of the business is very...
  12. New Member Introductions
    I am glad to be here and hope I will have a chance to learn from you folks. I am a Master Electrician and a Master Trainer. I work for my wife at JuMar Training & Consulting. We provide all types of Mechatronics and Industrial Maintenance training. Also we teach Business Management...
  13. General Electrical Discussion
    Our tech department just had an overhaul. I'm trying to liquidate extras. can anyone here tell me about either of these transformers(there application and possible value). Also is there a method to testing this equipment? Any help is greatly appreciated. The first picture is the marking on the...
  14. General Electrical Discussion
    I'm 18 and I wanna get into the electricians field and i've been thinking about this for the past few years, through out highschool. I graduated and I feel that i'm really qualified to jump into this field. I either wanna be a linesman or an industrial electrician, but i'm not sure what I want...
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