By Annette Noele. Engine Wiring. Publised at Thursday, February 15th 2018, 07:01:16 AM. In our example below the bad spark plug ignition cable has a resistance reading of 5 mega ohms. That's 5,000,000 ohms! We know that a typical small engine ignition coil uses between 3 to 5 amps. By using the above mathematical formula we can determine that the bad spark plug ignition cable caused between 15,000,000 to 20,000,000 volts to be generated by the ignition coil!
By Sylviane Marcelline. Engine Wiring. Publised at Tuesday, January 23rd 2018, 09:10:46 AM. A great feature of many DMM’s is the continuity setting. The continuity function measures resistance, and if there is a complete connection the meter will give an audible beep. If there is no continuity your DMM will show “OL” on the display meaning there is an open line. You can use this to test for electrical shorts in wiring or components. I commonly use this function to quickly test for shorted ignition switches and ignition coils.
By Blandine Honorine. Electrical Wiring. Publised at Friday, January 19th 2018, 10:47:39 AM. You must totally enclose conductors and their connection external to the control panel enclosure in suitable raceways or enclosures. Unless used for flexible connections involving small or infrequent movements, or connections to normally stationary motors, limit switches and other externally mounted devices, fittings used with raceways or multiconductor cables must be liquidtight.
By Babette Benjamine. Electrical Wiring. Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 06:55:41 AM. When electricity was originally used for practical purposes, it was used for communication in the form of the electric telegraph and the telephone. Petroleum and paraffin lamps were still lighting homes until the late 1800s, when Thomas Edison developed the light bulb.
By Blandine Honorine. Electrical Wiring. Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 06:46:01 AM. The terminations of shielded or screened conductors should be terminated so that the screen cannot fray. If the screen is to be connected then make it off in the same way as for coaxial cable with a soldered pigtail and a sleeve.
By Sylviane Marcelline. Electrical Wiring. Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 04:51:22 AM. When the current is switched on or off, the electro-magnetic field increases and decreases, rapidly causing, in effect, a radio signal. The effect is similar to the crackle that can sometimes be heard on the radio or television when something like a fridge switches on and off. This radiated signal can be picked up by the other wires in the system and cause interference to the normal working voltages in the system
By Annette Noele. Electrical Wiring. Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 03:36:21 AM. It is uncommon for engineers to build their own PLC panel designs (but not impossible of course). For example, once the electrical designs are complete, they must be built by an electrician. Therefore, it is your responsibility to effectively communicate your design intentions to the electricians through drawings.
By Claudie Ulysse. Electrical Wiring. Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 00:09:01 AM. The combined cross-sectional area of all conductors and cables is not permitted to exceed 50% of the interior cross-sectional area of the raceway. The fill provisions are based on the actual dimensions of the conductors or cables used.
By Linda Cerise. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018, 20:21:09 PM. Conductors and cables should run from terminal to terminal without any intervening joins. This refers to making a joint in the middle of a wire or cable. If it is necessary for any reason then use a suitable connector or terminal block. Don’t use a twisted and soldered joint.
By Severin Theodore. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018, 18:52:27 PM. The diagram also shows numbering for the wires in the device. This is essential for industrial control systems that may contain hundreds or thousands of wires. These numbering schemes are often particular to each facility, but there are tools to help make wire labels that will appear in the final controls cabinet.
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