Posts by Paul Laino

Nov 14, 2013
Chemical Compatibility
Chemical Compatibility

The question frequently comes up, “why would I need a chemical compatibility test kit for our lighting project?” Simply put, items put out vapors and can negatively affect the LEDs. Have you ever smelled wood being cut or that new car smell? Well, you are smelling vapor molecules in the air. These are called VOCs which stands for Volatile Organic Compounds. Most odors and smells are VOCs. The VOCs that we are talking about in this blog usually aren’t the dangerous type which are called...

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Jul 15, 2011
Connecting to a Brighter Future
Connecting to a Brighter Future

With TE Connectivity’s SOLARLOK Combiner Box now UL listed for residential use, we at Waldom Electronics knew we needed to have kits with various SOLARLOK wire-to-wire electrical connector components ready for the solar alternative energy market. So, we got together with the product managers at TE Connectivity and designed 5 special kits with different wire gauges and two different grounding solutions. Four of the five kits have the proper TE Connectivity crimp tool included while the fifth...

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