Running a successful engineering company with high quality fabrication services requires knowledge, experience and continuous investment in the latest machinery. Investment in equipment and staff should be extremely high on anyone’s priority list. Quality and customer service excellence are two of the most important factors and in order to provide that, equipment and staff must be of the highest level.Continue reading
Within the world of electrical power distribution, Busbars are commonplace. But what is a Busbar and what does it do?
The main purpose of a Busbar is to conduct a substantial current of electricity. Typically, they are contained inside switchgear, panel boards or busway.
Rather than branching the main supply at one location, a Busbar allows new circuits to branch off anywhere along the route of the busway.
Even though copper is the most popular choice for use in busbars, and used very often in other electrical applications because it is more resistant to rust and corrosion than other metals, this doesn’t mean that it won’t oxidize over time.
When metals oxidize, the resistance in the conductive metal will increase, requiring more power to be used to carry current along the surface. When the copper oxidizes beyond a certain point, the metal can begin to flake and fall apart. Continue reading
As the economy throughout the world, and in Great Britain began to sink at the latter part of the last decade, copper thefts were on the rise. There is a direct and measurable correlation between a poor economy and copper thefts, which is tied together through a complex equation of supply and demand. While homeowners and businesses have faced the prospect of having pipes and electrical wiring stolen from their vacant properties, it has moved into more occupied space, as well as other industries. Continue reading
For our latest post we thought it would be good for you to hear what customers think about the services we offer at PRV Engineering.
What better way to do this than to watch a short video where one of our own customers explains why they keep coming back to PRV Engineering time after time. Visit our dedicated YouTube Channel to view more videos about us and what we do for our customers.
Next week we will be beginning a series of articles about the future of engineering and some of the new technologies we are investing in.
What do you look for in an Engineering Services supplier? Let us know in the comments below.