How Do Switches Work in Appliances? | Repair and Replace

Switches are components that connect and disconnect power in a circuit. Mechanical switches have contacts that are pressed together mechanically. This includes door and other toggle switches. Thermal switches respond to heat and will disconnect power at a set temperature. In some cases these are called high limit switches, bimetal switches or thermostats. Some switches […]

That’s How You Learn – Episode 5: Power and Electricity Testing

Hello friends! Guess where I am today. I’m at the UL lab in Melville, New York, which is just outside of New York City, and today we’re going to learn some really cool things about how electronics, electricity, and power is tested here at the Melville lab. So come on, let’s go check it out. […]

Brushed Stainless Steel Switches and Sockets by BG Nexus, Click Scolmore and More

From the modern, rounded profile to the sleek flat plate, brushed stainless steel wiring accessories always look incredible and will compliment any existing style of interior decor. Here at The Electrical Counter we offer a wide selection of wiring accessories in this best-selling finish including cooker switches, dimmers, plate switches sockets and more. Our brushed […]

An Introduction to Switches & Crossings – Network Rail engineering education (12 of 15)

[train passing] ♪ background music ♪ (Narrator) Switches and crossings play an essential role in connecting the rail network. We use them to guide trains from one track to another and to enable lines to cross paths. Put simply, they’re the junctions that allow us to create a multi-lined, multi-routed rail network. At Network Rail […]