Wire Gauge and Current Limits

Wire gauge is a HUGE concern when developing proof of concepts (PoC); however, because of how the rapid iterations are done it normally doesn’t get enough attention during the entire assembly or testing. If proper diligence isn’t done wire gauge comes up when the assembled device is exhibiting “abnormal” behavior(s). This has become more prominent […]

What’s an IP rating?

Why should I care about enclosure conditions? When starting any project that involves an enclosure the first questions that get asked are about ratings on the enclosure. There are a couple of different rating systems (i.e. UL, IP, NEMA) that need to be taken into account depending on device deployment; however, the first one that […]