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Lee’s Soapbox-How far can we take it?

Advanced Electrical may be over 30 years old, but to me it still feels like a young company. I don’t think anyone who knows us could say that nothing ever changes, because more or less everything has changed over the last few years, and it continues to do so. For example, who would have thought […]

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Lees Soapbox – Improving the Industry

  Last week I was asked what changes I think are needed to our industry to make it better, I thought it was a very good question seeing as I’m always complaining about the shortcomings of the electrical industry. Before I say how I believe it could be better, I think it’s important to explain […]

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Lees Soapbox – Qualified for the job

Most companies in our industry call themselves electrical engineers and contractors, us included. But have you ever thought what the difference is between engineering and contracting? Well, probably the easiest way to describe it is that an engineer will design a system and a contracting company will install it. This is, however, where the lines […]

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Electrical Thermal Imaging

It’s particularly useful for checking hidden wiring, otherwise inaccessible systems and machinery that is permanently in use and would be inconvenient to turn off. While all systems can be checked, the focus is usually on key electrical panels and any connections that carry a high load.

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Machinery Safety

by Carl Johnson After a refresher course on machinery safety with Pilz this month, I realised that there are some aspects we are doing very well and others that we can improve (but that’s the whole idea of training). From working in various different factories up and down the country, the difference in safety applied […]

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Lee’s Soapbox – Celebrating our 30th anniversary

This year is the 30th year of trading for Advanced Electrical, having been formed in 1986 by Graham Spooner. From humble beginnings we’ve steadily grown both in number of employees and where we work geographically: over the last few years we’ve worked as far away as Switzerland, Holland and France. Our skills and services have […]

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Jargon Busted: Thermal Imaging

The electrical world can be confusing and we’ve all come across some terms that don’t make much sense. That’s why in each issue of Wired we unravel a piece of industry gobbledygook and tell you what it means – In plain old English. One of the tricky things about electrical systems is that often you […]

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Jargon Buster – Electrical data logging and recording

The electrical world can be confusing and we’ve all come across some terms that don’t make much sense. That’s why in each issue of Wired we unravel a piece of industry gobbledygook and tell you what it means – In plain old English. Electrical data logging and recording What is data logging and why is […]

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Agony Zombie – Unplugged

Here at AES HQ, we know how easy it is for people to get their wires crossed. Us Yorkshire folk are known for handing out down-to-earth advice – whether you ask for it or not. So send us your questions, queries and quandaries and our resident expert, Richard Dent – Estimating & Design Engineer, will […]

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Agony Uncle Unplugged

          Dear Richard I’ve always enjoyed watching Top Gear but now my wife wants me to get an electric car. Do I follow my instincts or do I save my marriage – and the environment? Petrolhead from Pocklington Following your instincts is often a good idea – unless they tell you […]

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