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WORLD SAFETY MONTH

As the World Workplace Safety Month comes to an end, companies need to re-active policies that enhance workers’ wellbeing on the factory floor. This should start with an all-employee conversation as well as formation of workplace safety committees that will support real-time implementation of practical guidelines that prevent accidents and mitigate magnitude of harm incase in occurs.    According to the International Labor Organization (ILO) an average of 6,000 people die as a result of work-related accidents or diseases every day, totaling...

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WORLD METROLOGY DAY 2021

World Metrology Day is celebrated every year on the 20th day of May. The theme for World Metrology Day 2021 is Measurement for Health. Why this theme? This theme was chosen to create awareness of the important role measurement plays in health, and thus in the wellbeing of every one of us. Indeed, more widely metrology, the science of measurement, plays a central role in scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing, and international trade, in improving the quality of life and...

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New level and pressure sensors with focus on visibility and hygiene

With the launch of its new VEGAPULS compact level sensors, VEGABAR pressure switch/sensors and VEGAPOINT level switches, VEGA has extended its sensor portfolio to become a full-range supplier for level and pressure in all processes. The compact instrument series are perfectly tailored to standard applications that require high quality and strict hygiene and also are ideal for more price-sensitive applications such as those in the water and wastewater industry. They have a universal adapter system and process fittings that provide...

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IS YOUR POWER BILL DRIVING YOU CRAZY? HERE ARE SOME TIPS ON HOW TO DRIVE DOWN YOUR POWER COSTS

One of the main costs in every household is utility bills the cost of living going up, inflation and the COVID-19 pandemic that is currently happening, most people are looking for ways to save more. Energy is a necessity in every household. According to the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) a reduction of just 3% in our peak demand would save the country over 5billion shillings in generation capacity expansion which is equivalent to 1billion shillings in fuel...

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WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR APPLIANCES FROM DAMAGE BY ELECTRICITY

Power outages are almost a norm in Kenya, and this can cause a lot of damage despite having fewer outages compared to other years as shown in the below table in a report published by The World Bank. Even with this improvement, we still have days and incidences of power outage occurring every now and then. These outages can cause a lot of damage due to the irregular flow of current and consequently damage your electrical appliances. As Amotech Africa,...

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Message from our M.D

“Amotech has a highly skilled and competent team which is as a result of a number of combined years of expertise. We have practical experience on the use of our products which makes us better placed to offer exceptional service to our customers, as we not only know the products but understand them.”

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MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT LIGHTNING

Nature is very intriguing. Lightning is one of the most fascinating natural occurrences. In the past it was viewed as a type of fire and till today it can be found represented as a symbol in most early cultures. There even exist mythological representations of its destructive power. Despite the scientific progress that has taken place during the last centuries, the mistaken beliefs about this phenomenon are still present in great part of the global population. Lightning as we know it...

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