October 15, 2014 - Dexter+Chaney’s second mobile application—Project Plan Room—distributes construction documents, communicates data and relays project information in real-time to employees’ and subcontractors’ mobile devices on the jobsite.
October 15, 2014 - Irwin Tools has expanded the Vise-Grip category with a variety of new cutting pliers promising “superior comfort, durability and cutting power”.
September 22, 2014 - Knipex Tools says its latest series of angled pliers and cutters, which include an 8-in. angled long nose pliers, 7-in. angled diagonal cutter, 7 1/2-in. angled combination pliers and 8 3/4-in. cable cutter, meets the needs of hardworking hands and various applications.
July 10, 2014 - Weg Electric has published its 2014 motor catalogue—a 536-page colour catalogue featuring its entire line of motors.
March 6, 2014 - Carlo Gavazzi’s CGP Series enclosed motor starters are manufactured in Canada to both domestic and U.S. standards, and are housed in IP65 NEMA 4 metallic enclosures (NEMA 4X non-metallic available upon request).
March 5, 2014 - GE’s Power Conversion business has launched an eCommerce app (online tool)—the Motor and Generator Store—that promises to make it easier for customers in Canada and the States to access key information, as well as quote and order products, and more.
October 15, 2014 - Dyson says its Airblade Tap hand dryer washes and dries hands without having to leave the sink, as infrared sensors pinpoint hand positions and release water from the tap stem.
October 15, 2014 - Royal Philips says it has flattened the downlight with the introduction of the SlimSurface LED family of downlights.
October 15, 2014 - Halco Lighting has introduced the ProLED multidirectional A19 lamps in 6W and 9.5W version as a replacement for standard incandescents.
October 15, 2014 - Legrand has announced the availability of its Pass & Seymour metallic-finish devices and wallplates, available in switches and dimmers, and GFCI, tamper-resistant and USB charging receptacles.
October 3, 2014 - Now available for download, Greenlee’s PullCalc mobile application claims to be the only pulling calculator on the market that finds the approximate pull force needed to install electrical cable inside conduit.
September 16, 2014 - Two feasibility studies conducted by the Dutch consultancy agency DNV GL appear to show that the higher maximum operating temperature of micro-alloyed copper conductors (patented by Spanish metallurgy company La Farga) compared to that of conventional steel-reinforced aluminum (ACSR) conductors enables the copper to carry overloads…
June 19, 2014 - Eaton’s Cooper Notification business has announced the Wheelock Exceder LED low frequency sounder line, designed to meet both the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) fire alarm and carbon monoxide 520 Hz code requirements for sleeping areas.
May 27, 2014 - Tyco SimplexGrinnell has kicked off its 2014 North American road show series, and events are being planned between now and the end of the year.
April 30, 2014 - Patlite’s new generation PES-A and PEW-A series of LED signal lights promise to provide the diverse functionality and adaptability for virtually any signal lighting application.
October 8, 2014 - Prysmian Group says its OWideCap-OM4 multimode fiber is optimized for multi-wavelength systems, delivering OM4 performance in the 850-950nm window while maintaining compatibility with current laser-optimized multimode fibers.
October 8, 2014 - FSR has expanded its line of wall box solutions with the addition of the PWB-353 wall box unit.
October 8, 2014 - Platinum Tools says its Tele-TitanXg 2.0 (p/n 12516) makes two-step crimping simple by combining two crimpers into a single tool.
February 5, 2014 - Leviton says it has combined line voltage occupancy sensor, power pack and photocell technology into a self-contained energy management solution.
November 19, 2013 – Acuity Brands has launched its LSXR fixture-mount sensor from Sensor Switch, offering up to four interchangeable lenses and an integrated, adjustable mounting bracket suitable for both high-mount and low-mount lighting control applications.
July 18, 2012 - GE released the Multilin EPM 6010, a power meter that can communicate using both BACnet/IP and Modbus TCP protocols. GE says the EPM 6010 provides accurate and timely energy use data, allowing a building automation system (BAS) to better respond to changes in demand. The meter…
October 3, 2014 - Flir says its new TG165 imaging IR thermometer lets the user see invisible heat patterns, measure temperatures accurately, and conveniently store images and measurement data for reporting.
September 5, 2014 - Southwire Co. LLC is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that some units of the Southwire-branded auto-ranging multimeter Models 11060S & 12070T do not comply with the meters’ stated UL IP67 waterproof rating.
August 7, 2014 - Megger is offering the insulation resistance tester (IRT) MIT1525 rated at 15kV, which measures motors and generators above 34,500V and equipment rated above 35kV.
September 4, 2014 - In the hopes that this market introduction will eventually expand into Canada, Kia Motors America introduced its first all-electric car for the U.S. market—the 2015 Soul EV.
September 3, 2014 - A.R.E. is now offering CargoGlide bed units with extensions that range from 70% to 100%, placing tools and cargo stored in even the furthest corner of the truck bed at the fingertips of the user, it says.
August 28, 2014 - Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy, say researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
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