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April2015

Archive - April2015

Birmingham’s exploding pavements show need for ex junction boxes

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Ex junction boxes can help to reduce the risk of electrical faults sparking an explosion – which appears to be what happened in Birmingham recently. BBC News reported an incident on Monday, April 20th, in which electrical equipment underneath Stratford Road in Shirley exploded. This led to a pyrotechnic-style jet of flame shooting upwards from […]

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Flashover highlights risks of live distribution boards

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Live distribution boards pose a severe health hazard if maintenance is carried out unsafely, as the HSE report into a flashover incident demonstrates. In December 2011, two workmen were replacing capacitors on a distribution board just a few inches above the live busbars housed inside it. As they manoeuvred the capacitors into position, their metal […]

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Stahl ex LED lighting offers uniform illumination

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Working in hazardous areas can be awkward enough, without worrying about the very precise positioning some ex LED lighting demands. With Stahl’s series 6039 compact tubular light fittings, you have zone 1 and zone 2 lighting that’s a little more forgiving than most. The tubular design offers uniform illumination through an arc of plus or […]

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