Did you know that, each and every year, 1,000 U.S. men and women perish from electric shock, and another 30,000 sustain non-fatal shock-related injuries? Handling electricity can be extremely dangerous, and live wires pose a significant risk of fire, electrocution, injury, and sometimes even death. What small tools can dramatically reduce these risks?
Threaded Standoffs and Rubber Grommets
Threaded standoffs, typically made from brass, nylon, or aluminum, are most commonly used to elevate electronics, such as printed-circuit boards. Standoffs use a series of threads in order to remain securely in place, and threaded standoffs may be circular or hexagonal in shape. Separating electronics prevents shorts, and reigns in risks of electrical accidents and injury.
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