Industrial Electronics A Different Game Entirely
Homes contain far more electronic systems and products than they used to. So as well as their usual role of installing electrical systems and rewiring, electrical and electronics companies frequently find consumers asking them to repair electronic items in the home.
These might include ventilation systems, burglar alarms, wired-in fire alarms and sprinkler systems, lighting rigs, thermostats and so on. Consumers tend to call on their electrician to inspect, service and repair these items because they are familiar with the tradesman or company.
Industrial Electronics – A World of Difference
But there’s a world of difference when it comes to fitting electronics in industrial settings. These buildings often use a different power supply – “three-phase power”. This is used where the installation is power-hungry – for example, air conditioning and heating systems for very large buildings. Another example is the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), which keeps the computers running even when there’s a power cut.
Whereas the domestic supply uses a single live wire, the three-phase supply has three wires that are live. It’s vital to have any work involving this kind of supply carried out by competent electrical contractors. Look for those who have the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC) certification. A small fault in an electronic item can have major repercussions for a business and can affect safety-critical systems, so it’s better to be safe than sorry.
Competent Contractors Keep Buildings Safe and Functional
When you look at the range of industrial electronics items a single industrial building can have, it can include computer networking cables, air conditioning, complex light systems, fire alarms, sensors for security and heating and much more. Our buildings are becoming networks of interconnected electronic systems.
Maintenance and repair specialists, MK Electrics have never been in more demand, they ensure that we can work, travel and enjoy ourselves in buildings that are safe and function effectively.
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