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COVID-19 Update 4-6-20

COVID-19 Update

April 6, 2020

Today is Day 16 of the Illinois Shelter-In-Place Order. We are pleased to report that our company is still fully operational, and we have no team members that have contracted the virus at this time. In the past week, we have taken further steps both in Fairmont and Grayslake to help make both plants safe.
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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

March 30, 2020

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Custom Lid Engraving

Never guess what’s in your ground access well

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Busbars - What are they and when are they used?

Busbars are incredible pieces of technology that make complicated power distribution much easier, less expensive and more flexible. Today’s sensitive electronic environments require specialized bonding and grounding techniques, but what exactly is a busbar? Busbars distribute electricity with greater ease and flexibility than some other more permanent forms of installation and distribution. Understanding high frequency, equipotential ground planes and signal reference subsystems are imperative when protecting advanced electronic systems, and grounding busbars play a critical role.

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Exothermic Welding – A Lifelong Bond

Exothermic welding is a welding process that employs molten metal to permanently join the conductors. Harger’s Ultraweld® UltraShot® is re-defining the exothermic process.

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Lightning Protection – What Is It & Who Needs It?

When most people think of lightning protection, they often imagine metal rods on top of houses and buildings. However, lightning protection can take several forms and depending on your location and type of structure, can seamlessly blend into the aesthetics of the building.

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Lightning Safety When Working Outdoors

Lightning is a dangerous natural force. Annually in the United States, cloud-to-ground lightning occurs 20 to 25 million times and over 300 people are struck by lightning. During the past 30 years, about 50 people, on average, have been killed by lightning strikes every year, and many more suffer permanent disabilities. Precautions should be taken to prevent worker exposure to lightning. Employers should recognize lightning as an occupational hazard.

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Learn Ultraweld Exothermic Welding

The exothermic welding process can be difficult and dangerous if not performed properly. Our hands-on Ultraweld Exothermic Training Certification ensures your team will complete each exothermic project safely, efficiently and at the highest quality level.

The Harger team will work around your schedule and location preferences, provide course materials and distribute a certification card upon successful class completion.