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Tools and Equipment

Trimble's TRA-SER ICT helps with job bids

March 24, 2015 – Trimble recently introduced its TRA-SER ICT and Submittal Manager, created “specifically for contractors who specialize in Information & Communications Technology (ICT).”

HD Electric’s V-Watch warns of high voltage

March 23, 2015 – The V-Watch personal voltage detector from HD Electric Company warns workers of dangerous electric fields surrounding high voltage electrical systems.

Stanley introduces TLM99s laser distance measurer

March 16, 2015 – A new laser distance measurer with Bluetooth connectivity is available from Stanley.

Motors & Motion

Siemens offers Simotics DP motors for steel plants

November 23, 2014 - Siemens says it has developed industry-specific motors for steel plants, which are based on the Simotics 1LE1 platform.

Weg unveils W40 line of open induction motors

November 14, 2014 - Weg Electric released its newest line of open 3-phase induction motors, available with standard frame sizes from NEMA 254T to L6808/09.

Siemens introduces tiastar MCC with 18-pulse AC drive

October 31, 2014 - Siemens has introduced its tiastar motor control centre (MCC), featuring integrated 18-pulse adjustable frequency AC drive technology that claims to allow pumps and blower motors to operate with improved efficiency while keeping harmonic distortion at a minimum.

Lighting & HVAC

Osram Sylvania launches Encelium wireless energy management system

March 20, 2015 - The Encelium wireless energy management system was recently unveiled by Osram Sylvania.

Eaton's Night Falcon floodlight flies onto market

March 13, 2015 – Eaton’s new Night Falcon has left the nest.

Litetronics expands LED troffer retrofit-kit with 2x2 model

March 6, 2015 – A new 2-in. x 2-in. LED retrofit-kit expands Litetronics’ patent-pending system that converts conventional T8 or T12 U-shape fluorescent ceiling troffers to more energy-efficient linear LEDs.  

Wiring - Cabling - Devices

Legrand's Pass & Seymour AFCI Receptacle protects against electrical fires

March 5, 2015 - The new Pass & Seymour Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) Receptacle is now available from Legrand.

Picoma Industries launches elbow coupling SpeedCouple

March 4, 2015 - Picoma Industries has added a new product, SpeedCouple—a pre-installed elbow coupling—to their line of elbow, coupling and nipple products.

Alltec offering Canadian UL Listed SPD models

March 2, 2015 - Alltec now offers Canadian UL listed surge protection device (SPD) models in 347/600 Vac, three phase Wye and 600Vac Delta configurations.

Fire & Signalling

Expanded Cooper Wheelock Exceder LED series boasts energy savings

October 22, 2014 - Eaton’s Cooper Notification business has expanded its Wheelock Exceder LED series to include ceiling models for horns, horn strobes, strobes, speakers and speaker strobes, describing it as the industry’s first line of notification appliances to use high-efficiency LEDs.

Siemens unveils fire alarm and voice communication system

July 3, 2014 - Siemens has debuted intelligent voice communication panels boasting full-featured protection for everyday and emergency life safety and communication needs in small and medium-size facilities.

Cooper’s Exceder LED sounder line meets NFPA 72, 720 for sleeping areas

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.

Voice Data Video etc

WOWClowd to intergrate with cable certification testers

January 29, 2015 - WOW Insites LLC has announced its WOWClowd product will soon integrate with certification level testers; fully supporting the import of 3rd party certified test results.

Greenlee offers Mini fiberTOOLS with its Communications line

December 16, 2014 - Greenlee says the newest additions to its Communications line (which includes fiber optic installation and maintenance tools) are small and light, and designed to be used in demanding environments.

Hammond Mfg HLP Series low-profile wallmount cabinet

November 28, 2014 - Hammond Manufacturing says its datacom division has been busy developing a number of video overviews for “feature-rich” products, like the HLP Series low-profile network/security wallmount cabinet.

Buildings Controls

Leviton releases ODC occupancy sensors

February 5, 2014 - Leviton says it has combined line voltage occupancy sensor, power pack and photocell technology into a self-contained energy management solution.

Acuity Brands’ LSXR fixture-mount sensor with interchangeable lenses

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.

GE Multilin EPM 6010 communicates using BACnet IP and Modbus TCP

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…

Test & Measurement

Platinum to launch tone and probe set TP150 at BICSI

February 19, 2015 - A new tone and probe set will be launched later this month, announced Platinum Tools.

FLIR C2: the “first full-featured, pocket-sized thermal camera”

January 9, 2015 - FLIR Systems just unveiled its C2, referring to it as the “first full-featured, pocket-sized thermal camera” designed to help professionals find patterns that expose hidden problems, such as sources of energy waste.

Greenlee DataScout 10G tablet replaces up to 8 hand-held devices

January 9, 2015 - Greenlee Communications says its new DataScout 10G touchscreen tablet was developed for service provider, utility, smart grid, mobility and enterprise network testing technicians looking for “increased productivity and efficiency” in a network analyzer.


Spring 2015 brings new options for Freightliner 122SD

March 17, 2015 – Freightliner Trucks showcased several new options for its rugged 122SD truck at the 2015 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis earlier this month.

Skyjack set to unveil SJ86 T telescopic boom

January 30, 2015 - A new telescopic boom from Linamar Coporation’s Skyjack Division will make its debut this February.

New options for Freightliner medium-duty trucks, Class 6/7 M2 106

January 28, 2015 - New option packages are available to order for Freightliner Trucks’ Class 6/7 M2 106, the company announced recently.