The Importance of Calibration for Manufacturing

In scientific labs, instruments are calibrated to help maintain their performance and accuracy. Hence, it’s a process that is an integral part of any instrument. The manufacturer has to keep in mind the calibration factor and design the product accordingly. … Continue reading

Safety Practices in Substations

Safety procedures formulated to meet requirements outlined in NESC and other standards go a long way in making substations more secure against known hazards and triggers. Considering the fact that the entire premise is rife with potential electrical and chemical … Continue reading

Case study – Cement Factory

A Sunday evening, 8.30pm, a cement factory in Ireland suddenly came to a complete stop. Unipower representative Garrett Kelly was called in to investigate. 8 years earlier the factory had installed PQ Secure system and a UP 2210 for post-processing … Continue reading

The Importance of Applying a Tag When Locking Out an Energy Source

OSHA standards related to control of hazardous energy require companies to formulate effective energy isolation processes that best suit their workplace, after careful consideration of the different energy sources being used in the manufacturing facility. When Locking Out an Energy … Continue reading

Electric Arc Protection – Protection through Layers

Electrical hazards at the workplace range from mild electric shocks and burns to more severe injuries and health complications that result from brief yet powerful arc flashes. Electric arc flashes and blasts are capable of causing severe burns. The extreme … Continue reading