By Charline Rodrigue. Engine Wiring. Publised at Tuesday, October 03rd 2017, 12:11:56 PM. 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 Annette Noele. Engine Wiring. Publised at Friday, December 08th 2017, 20:38:46 PM. Measuring resistance can indicate the health of a component. For example we can determine if an ignition coil is healthy or not by measuring the resistance of its windings. To measure resistance, set your meter to Ω ohms resistance. If you need to select a range, select the smallest range normally 200 ohms. Place the red probe onto one of the small terminals of the ignition coil, and the black one on the remaining small terminal. Your resistance will then display. A normal ignition coil should read about 3.5 to 4 ohms. If your meter reads a much higher resistance it means your ignition coil may have a short and is faulty.
By Blandine Honorine. Electrical Wiring. Published at Friday, January 19th 2018, 04:11:12 AM. Electrical equipment uses a wide variety of wire and cable types and it is up to us to be able to correctly identify and use the wires which have been specified. The wrong wire types will cause operational problems and could render the unit unsafe.
By Babette Benjamine. Electrical Wiring. Published at Friday, January 19th 2018, 01:01:51 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 Annette Noele. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, January 18th 2018, 23:29:05 PM. A conductor is a material which will allow an electric current to flow easily. In the case of a wire connection, it needs to be a very good conductor. Good conductors include most metals. The most common conductor used in wire is copper, although you may come across others such as aluminium. An insulator on the other hand is a material which does not allow an electric current to flow. Rubber and most plastics are insulators.
By Linda Cerise. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, January 18th 2018, 17:55:14 PM. 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 Claudie Ulysse. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, January 18th 2018, 16:50:41 PM. Soldered connections should be made only to terminals suitable for that purpose. Transformers may be fitted with turret tags suitable for soldering and printed circuit board assemblies may have solder pins.
By Augustine Yvonne. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, January 18th 2018, 16:30:03 PM. Every type of machine has unique requirements when it comes to operator safety. From an electrical standpoint, industrial machine equipment and tools - from drill presses to multi-motored automatic machines.
By Claudie Ulysse. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, January 18th 2018, 16:16:34 PM. 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
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