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How Do You Know If a Wire Harness is Bad?

A wiring harness is an important component of many consumer, commercial, and industrial products. Users count on it to provide a reliable source of power for everything from remote control cars to power tools and even high-stakes installations like security systems. Recognizing when a wire harness is bad can offer you an opportunity to repair or replace it before it begins to affect the performance of the device it’s installed in. A Key Sign That Your Cable Wire Harness is Bad The first indicator that your wiring harness isn’t working properly may be that your toy, tool or other connected Read More

Are Rechargeable AA Batteries Worth It?

If you rely heavily on AA batteries to operate household appliances, children’s toys, tools or small machines, you may be wondering whether it’s worth switching to rechargeable AA batteries. These batteries can be placed into a special charging unit that plugs into a wall outlet while restoring a full charge. While every situation is different, there are several great reasons to make this change. Rechargeable Batteries Save You Money Over the course of its lifetime, a battery pack made with rechargeable batteries can result in lower energy and materials costs. While it may be more costly as an initial financial Read More

Are Rechargeable Batteries Better Than Regular Batteries?

At Rapport, Inc., we count on batteries to keep important things working, whether it’s household electronics or large commercial security systems. Knowing which kind of battery pack provides the most appropriate match for your power and capacity needs is the best way to select the right kind of energy source. Many users may wonder whether a regular or rechargeable battery pack is the better option so here are some guidelines to assist you. Benefits of Rechargeable Batteries One of the biggest perks of having a rechargeable battery pack is knowing that a discharged pack can simply be removed and replaced Read More

How Does a Wiring Harness Work?

Designing an efficient wiring harness can mean the difference between a reliable electronic device and a system that’s trouble-free or one that’s susceptible to power or signal interruptions. Working with professional electronic manufacturers who specialize in custom work is the best way to ensure that the selected wiring harness performs as needed. A Wiring Harness Assembly and How it Works A wiring harness bundles multiple wires that send and receive electrical signals or power between units, often a battery and a device. They are used across industries. Custom wiring harnesses can be designed to withstand inclement weather or provide precision Read More

The Cable Harness Assembly Process

No matter how good a product or electrical system is, without a reliable source of energy to keep it running, it won’t meet the end user’s needs. That’s why the cable harness assembly process is so important. It’s a critical component of a battery pack that ensures electricity moves quickly and efficiently from one place to another for both power and control. Cable Harness: The Basics The piece of equipment known as a cable harness goes by many different names in the field. It’s commonly called a cable assembly but may also be known as a cable harness assembly, although Read More

How Long Do Rechargeable Batteries Last?

Rechargeable batteries increase convenience and efficiency for a wide range of products across consumer, manufacturing, and industrial use. They can also deliver cost savings by reducing the number of batteries that need to be purchased over a product or system’s lifetime use. With the ability to configure rechargeable batteries to meet project specifications for power density, voltage, and capacity, it’s possible to gain these benefits in nearly every scenario you can think of where battery power is needed. The Lifespan of Rechargeable Batteries To some extent, the life span of the battery is dependent on the chemistry of the battery Read More

Can I Get a Custom Charger Built to my Specs?

Buying a charger off the shelf can be a good way to get the power you need when you need it. But sometimes, it’s clear that a ready-made solution won’t work for your needs. Maybe it’s not the right size or it can’t generate the type or intensity of power that you need. A custom charger for lead acid, lithium ion or NiMH rechargeable batteries can be the ideal solution. Why Turn to an Electronics Manufacturing Service Whether you need a single battery charger or you want to place a bulk order, finding the right provider is key. Experienced electronics Read More

How do you Dispose of Sealed Lead Acid Batteries?

Batteries are highly valuable for the way they provide power in places where cords and plugs are impractical. And because they’re so inexpensive and convenient, we buy lots of batteries and keep them on hand for clocks, flashlights, radios, remote controls, cameras, and more. But when they’re out of energy and it’s time to remove them, you may be wondering the best way to dispose of them. Because of their lead acid, nickel, lithium, cadmium, mercury or nickel metal hydride contents, simply tossing them in the trash is hazardous.Alkaline batteries are the ONLY battery chemistry that may be discarded in Read More

Are Battery Packs Waterproof?

Batteries provide an excellent source of power. They’re reliable, durable, and configurable to meet specific power demands, whether you’re using them for residential, commercial or industrial needs. However, depending on the location, some batteries may be exposed to water, and that can be a problem. The Risks of Water to Your Batteries Water can interfere with the performance of your battery pack, and it can affect the integrity of the battery, too. Much of the risk comes down to how much water is the battery subject to and how deeply does it penetrate the housing. An occasional splash of water Read More

What is an Enclosure Box?

A lot is riding on your electrical equipment, whether your installation is residential, commercial, industrial, or municipal. That’s why the added protection of an enclosure box is essential to keep it in good working order. Whether it’s located indoors or outdoors, electrical equipment is subject to a variety of hazards that can interfere with the reliable and safe performance that customers expect. Typical Enclosure Box Designs An enclosure box or box build is a box built around an electrical installation that protects it while still allowing access for maintenance and repairs. It will typically have one or two doors that Read More