This video is packed with useful information on how to calculate examples of conduit fill using the National Electrical Code as the basis. If you've struggled understanding conduit fill, this should do the trick.
Today we’re joined by Master Electrician Don Metcalf, former instructor for the Central Texas IEC. We talk about the skills gap, the need for more training, and the direction of the trade compared to the “old-school” days.
Well my friends, after quite a few months off I’ve got a whole new round of videos coming out on YouTube this month! I’ll still be posting (2) videos per week – Mondays and Wednesdays like before. I’ll still be active on Instagram, Discord, and Facebook, and now I’m offering merch and practice exams...
Let’s open up a transformer and dig through it to see how they work. Transformers are extremely useful devices used in electrical systems to raise and lower voltage. They’re also used for isolation, typically in cleaning up power. They only exist in the world of Alternating Current however, so...
Today we talk about the Diablo 16-Piece Electrician's Holesaw kit, and how it differs from most other hole-saw brands out there. This kit is primarily for drilling out holes for conduit fittings, so the sizes are limited to what electricians use for terminating into enclosures.
Here’s my picks for 10 power-tools that I think electricians should have. There are, of course, others that could be on this list but I had to stop it somewhere. Here’s my picks:
Punching down and testing cat5 cables is something that a lot of people struggle with understanding so today I'm going to talk about what the various category cables are, how to decide if you need A or B configuration, and how to check your terminations with a tester when you're done.
I'm joined by Master Electrician Angel Savoy in this episode where we talk about a lot of issues surrounding women in the trades. This is probably my longest episode so strap in for the next 2 hours, this one is great.
This video covers everything you need to know about working with EMT (electrical metallic tubing) as an electrician. I cover the topics discussed in the national electric code article 358 on uses permitted, securing and supporting, and much more. This video is more of a code-overview of EMT, so let’s begin...
In this episode, I talk about the top 10 bits every electrician will use on job sites. There are many other bits not included in this video, but these are definitely the most used.