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Grounding: Electrical Safety or Teenage Angst

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Grounding? You mean I'm grounded?! The word "grounding" is certainly never one you want to hear as a teenager. Especially from your parents. Grounding means no car. No smartphones, tablets or other devices. No sleepovers. You are basically…
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Prototyping = Lower Risk & Increases Profit Potential

New Product Success with Prototyping  As we continue discussions on the steps for New Product Development, taking your idea to market requires numerous steps. Today we discuss Prototyping. Once you have perfected your product on paper or…
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UL- Underwriters Laboratories

History of UL In 1894 William Henry Merrill founded Underwriters Laboratories. Otherwise known as UL for short. “Underwriters’ Electrical Bureau” was its original name. Then, in 1903 they published their first literature on safety.…
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ETL Certification Benefits Falconer Electronics

Obtaining an ETL Certification benefits all parties involved. The list includes the manufacturer, distributors, retailers as well as the end user or consumer. An ETL certification provides the stamp of approval representing high quality and…
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Who Knew There Were So Many Different Ground Strap Names?

Who knew there were so many different ground strap names? This can be confusing. Over the past few years, we started noticing that customers use a variety of names for ground straps. In particular, various industries or even different parts…
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Crimping Wires: The Do’s & Don’ts with Wire Harness Manufacturing

Crimping wires is a core function for all Wire Harness Manufacturers. Consequently, at Falconer Electronics we like to say that crimping wires with strict accuracy and precision is an art form.  Developing a highly skilled staff takes years. It…
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Bonding and Ground Straps: What is the Difference?

Bonding and ground straps are terms that people often make the mistake of using interchangeably. However, they are not the same thing. While their jobs are similar in nature there are very important differences. Also, their functionality is…
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Heavy Duty Ground Straps: The Type That Grandma Would Be Proud To Use

Let's talk Heavy Duty Ground Straps! Not just any type of Ground Straps. We mean HEAVY DUTY Ground Straps. Hard Core. Fierce. Down and Dirty. Rugged. Tough as Nails. Relentless. Tenacious. Climbing Mount Everest.....without any oxygen....type…
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The History of Ribbon Cables

The History of Ribbon Cables   The Early Years The Ribbon Cable was first discovered in 1956 by Cicoil Corporation. Its original design was to be flat to fit into computers. They were to replace the large and inflexible cables. Engineers…
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Ribbon Cables and Where You Can Find Them Being Used

What are Ribbon Cables Ribbon Cables consist of multiple wires attached to each other in the form of a flexible ribbon. Due to their flexibility Ribbon Cables have many different functions. Also, they are a vital part of multiple electronics. …
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Cables and Wires: The Similarities Between Them

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Do you know the similarities between cables and wires? Wires and cables are very similar in nature and they can have similar purposes. The Main Similarities The main similarities between cables and wires are that they both conduct electrical currents.…
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Dominate Search Strategies to Grow Your Business – Workshop

The Small Business Development Center  at Temple University is presenting a workshop on Search Engine Optimization. Register for the workshop here. You have probably heard of Search Engine Optimization - on of these most popular subjects…