Archive for September 17, 2013

Common Tools That Prevent Shock, Fire, and Accidental Death

Written by Abe on . Posted in Cable ties, Plastic standoffs, Sliding locks

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Did you know that as many as 1,000 Americans die of electric shock per year, and another 30,000 sustain non-fatal electrical injuries? Live wires can result in shock and fire, sometimes even death. Cable glands, conduit, zip ties, and more, keep electricians, and people working with wires and cables at home, safe. What tools are people using to prevent injury?

Cable Glands, Conduit, and Zip Ties

Cable glands can be found on thousands of pieces of equipment or machines, whether at home, or in a professional setting. The tools fit over the ends of wires, safely connecting them to electrical equipment. Some wires or cables are wrapped in conduit, which safeguards people from electric shock, and protects wires and equipment from harmful