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Keep Critters Clear of Equipment

Tips for preventing conflicts with critters in your equipment

You can probably guess what happens when a snake slithers across two phases in a service switchgear panel. It’s not good for the snake (or any other critter making such contact), and it could trigger a catastrophic arc blast.

It’s also not the most pleasant experience to be clipping a test lead onto a terminal at the very moment a swarm of hornets decides to show you what “Do Not Enter” really means.

Preventing conflicts with critters in your equipm

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