Electrical Arc Flash Analysis Jan 20

Electrical Arc Flash Analysis

Electrical arc flash analysis is a service provided by Encorus’s electrical engineering department.   Arc flash analysis is a safety precaution used to prevent explosions in industrial settings which utilize high electrical voltage. When an energized wire touches... Read more
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Dec 18

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code

One of the most important responsibilities that engineers have is to provide for the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Throughout history, especially in the case of fires, the well-being of building occupants has not always been the most important topic or... Read more
How to Deal with Data Fog Nov 13

How to Deal with Data Fog

Operational data is cheap, but management time is not By Tom Gilmartin, PE In a previous article, we talked about “data fog” – the vast cloud of data emitted by current sensory devices, that can obscure the metrics you really need to measure and manage. So how do you... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Magnetic Particle Testing Jul 24

Fun Fact Friday: Magnetic Particle Testing

Magnetic Particle Testing is another process included in the range of nondestructive testing services that Encorus offers. This method is commonly used to test metal objects for defects due to the relatively quick and straightforward application process. Magnetic... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Administrative Controls May 29

Fun Fact Friday: Administrative Controls

Last week we talked about Process Safety Management, which is the overall approach to following accepted standards and managing hazards. On the Hierarchy of Controls, this would be a part of the “engineering controls” level – isolating people from the hazard. Another... Read more