Tools and Equipment

June 2007
Electricians often must work above floor or ground level, and despite a wide selection of power lifting devices and equipment, ladders remain the only practical way to access many overhead work locat
January 2007
The rotary power drill is one of the most basic tools for electricians; however, there are times when standard rotary models can’t get the job done as efficiently as specialized drilling tools, and fo
November 2006
THE ELECTRICIANS WHO INSTALL COMMERCIAL, industrial and residential electrical systems need electricity to do the job, but in many situations, new construction often takes place in areas where commerc
October 2006
THERE WAS A TIME WHEN PULLING WIRE must have been one of the most labor-intensive and frustrating jobs electricians were called on to do.
September 2006
Cordless tools powered by lithium-ion batteries are attracting a growing number of enthusiastic users, including many electricians.
August 2006
No question about it, some tools are more exciting than others. New lithium-ion cordless drills and saws and those nifty laser-measuring devices attract attention and interest.
July 2006
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and to put a spin on that old expression, it can be said that the integrity of electrical and datacom systems can be compromised by a single faulty conn
June 2006
Before any commercial voice/data/video (VDV) network can be placed in service, certification tests must confirm the network meets applicable industry standards.
May 2006
Whether small or large, all electrical contracting companies need to effectively manage tool inventories.
April 2006
Clamp-on testers provide a convenient, effective way to test current without the need to place a test instrument in the circuit.