Switchgear Lifecycle, Technologies & Safety Seminar Recap

Recently we hosted a Switchgear Lifecycle, Technologies & Safety Seminar covering the product life cycle, preventive maintenance, and planning for future capacity. If you couldn’t attend, here are a few highlights from the seminar. Electrical systems are essential to almost every other system a building has, and maintenance is required to keep them running properly. […]

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The Responsibilities of Authorized, Competent & Qualified Persons

Like those in any field with its own esoteric language, we in fall protection often take for granted that when we use a term, everyone else knows what we are talking about. For example, if I said, “For that Fall Arrest application, you’ll need an SRL-LE – and make sure the shock-absorber is attached to […]

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Reform Capacitors to Keep Your Spare VFDs Ready for Use

Having spare VFDs on hand can help reduce the amount of downtime when a failure occurs, but these spares require regular maintenance to keep them ready for use. When VFDs are stored for long periods of time, typically 12+ months, the internal chemistry of the DC bus capacitors begins to deteriorate if power is not […]

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French Gerleman’s New Mobile App: UPC Scanner

Today most manufacturer products include a UPC (barcode). When you’re looking to replace an existing item or replenish inventory, the French Gerleman UPC scanner can help you quickly locate the products you need. Ordering a product from French Gerleman is easy.  Simply scan the UPC with your phone using the UPC scanner built into our […]

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