copper vs. aluminum wire

Copper vs. Aluminum Wire – Applications & Considerations

Copper vs. aluminum wire. Which to use? The wire and cable industry uses a variety of metal conductors, but the two most common are copper and aluminum.  Because each metal type has unique properties, they are best suited for different applications or purposes.   Copper Wire The most popular conductor used in commercial, industrial and […]

Your Lockout Tagout Program: Why You Can’t Set & Forget Procedures

Imagine having 400 machines on your shop floor, all with complicated moving parts and pieces. Everything seems to be going well. Your lockout tagout (LOTO) program is in place, probably sitting on a shelf in a beautiful set of binders. Then OSHA walks through the door. Their visit may not have anything to do with […]

Industrial professionals wearing work gloves that meat the standards of ANSI ISEA 138

ANSI/ISEA 138: Everything to Know About the New Hand Impact Standard

Hand injuries are all too common on the job. For that reason, there have long been standards in place for measuring a particular glove’s resistance to cuts, abrasion, heat, and puncture. These standards help us select the right glove to protect a wearer performing a specific task, in specific conditions, with specific hazards. But when […]

Southwire 597239 9-in-1 Screwdriver

Handy Tools for Every Electrician’s Toolbelt

There is no shortage of available tools for electricians out there, but only so much space in your toolbelt to carry it all. So, decisions must be made. Through partnerships with Southwire, Klein Tools, and Milwaukee Tools, Agilix Solutions connects electricians in our service areas with high quality tools they can count on to get […]

hard hats being used for industrial head protection

Prevent Brain Injury Incidents with Proper Head Protection

According to the CDC, about 166 Americans die from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each day. While anyone can experience a TBI, people who work in construction, industrial, and transportation settings are among those with a higher risk than average for suffering a traumatic brain injury on the job. For that reason, OSHA mandates that […]