June 20, 2016 - New FN5060 dv/dt filters from Schaffner protect AC motors from the effects of peak voltages and inrush amps, “increasing service life and system reliability”, without capacitors or resistors, Schaffner says.
May 12, 2016 - Carlo Gavazzi’s new RSWT series is the “self-optimizing, soft starting” solution for water pumps up to 75Hp.
May 4, 2016 - ABB has launched its “next generation” QuickSafe surge protection device (SPD), which combines the company’s patented thermal disconnection technology with its new integrated safety backup system to ensure electrical equipment is protected from damage, otherwise caused by surges in the power supply.
April 29, 2016 - By diverting VFD-induced (variable frequency drive) shaft voltages to ground, Aegis says its pro series rings protect large AC and DC motors from bearing damage, repairs, unplanned downtime and lost revenue. Available for motor shafts to 30-in. in diameter, the rings are designed for high-current applications such as generators, turbines, and medium-voltage motors.
February 2, 2016 - Kollmorgen says its new 32kW drive in the AKD platform is one of the “most power dense” on the market, consuming only 576 cm2 of panel space.
January 27, 2016 - Wago has introduced an alternate 1 to 3 jumper solution for “continuous commoning.” The Topjob 2002 series adjacent and alternate endless jumpers are designed, according to Wago, so that the jumper leg contact of two adjacent jumpers can be inserted into one jumper slot.
July 22, 2016 - Dual-Lite’s EV4R series is a recessed, ceiling-mounted, emergency light.
July 20, 2016 - Columbia Lighting has launched a LED version of its Zero Plenum troffer for restricted plenum spaces: the LZPT.
July 19, 2016 - Acuity Brands’ Olessence luminaire by Peerless is a new architectural linear suspended lighting solution, balancing OLED and LED technologies, for commercial and professional office spaces.
July 13, 2016 - Developed in its Building Automation & HVAC Centre in Montreal, Schneider Electric just announced its Wiser Air Wi-Fi smart thermostat—featuring the new Eco IQ self-learning feature—is now available across Canada.
July 11, 2016 - Prescolite has added two new trims to its 5-in. LiteBox surface-mount line (LBSQ5LEDA-square, LBS5LEDA DG-drop glass).
July 5, 2016 - Hubbell Outdoor Lighting is calling its new mini decorative LED bullet the MBUL. It’s a compact floodlight capable of replacing 50W to 70W HID, 100W incandescent or 84W CFL luminaries. It comes with options of a 7-in. stake with 8-in. SO cord or 1/2-in. 14 NPT threaded mounting box for box or pipe mounting.
June 30, 2016 - Dialight has launched its A0/A1 Red Controller system. The company claims this A0/A1 system has the lowest DC power consumption in the industry, making it ideal for operating its Vigilant low (L-810) and medium (L-864) intensity red obstruction lights typically for met towers for the wind industry or cellular communication towers where solar and battery or generators are used as the power source.
April 29, 2016 - E2S Warning Signals has added visual signals to the “explosion-proof and corrosion-resistant” GNEx family.
December 14, 2015 - E2S Warning Signals says it has introduced a SIL (Safety Integrity Level) 2 version of its BEx range of explosion-proof alarm horn sounders and Xenon strobe beacons.
November 12, 2015 - The Weiser Kevo smart lock, powered by UniKey technology, and the Ring video doorbell now work together, enabling homeowners to secure and control their entire entryway from their smartphones.
September 3, 2015 - DoorBird, previously only known in the European WiFi doorbell system market, is coming across the pond.
July 1, 2015 - A new centre for start-ups in Paris, France, called Le Village (an initiative of the French bank Crédit Agricole), is sporting an installation of carpeting that can display logos and internet content.
July 22, 2016 - Juniper Systems says its Windows 10 Mesa 2 rugged tablet comes with complete IP68-rated protection against dust and water.
July 18, 2016 - Milwaukee Tool says its new Hardline pocket knives are constructed with a D2 steel blade for “extreme wear resistance”.
July 18, 2016 - The rechargeable battery operated Beacon360 is Lind Equipment’s newest addition to its Beacon Light line of portable LED floodlights.
July 15, 2016 - Ox Tools says its new tape measure features rare earth magnets embedded in the tang to stick to ferrous materials.
June 29, 2016 - The Starlock interface system delivers three-dimensional fit for high torque transfer and was jointly developed and patented by Bosch Power Tools and Fein.
May 9, 2016 - Knowify, a cloud-based software designed to help manage the online functions for executing electrical business, is available in Canada.
July 19, 2016 - Model L452 is a two-channel data logger from AEMC that records DC voltage, DC current, pulses and events. Its two input channels allow the user to connect to various types of sensors to record pressure, temperature, flow, humidity and more. This logger can also be used to record events such as machine run time.
July 15, 2016 - The new Fluke 438-II power quality and motor analyzer uses algorithms to analyze not only three-phase power quality but also torque, efficiency and speed to determine system performance and detect overloaded conditions—eliminating the need for motor load sensors, according to Fluke.
June 23, 2016 - A basic self-levelling cross-line laser, Bosch says its GLL 30 can lock lines at “any angle” and has a range of 30 ft with 5/16-in. accuracy.
May 30, 2016 - The new Hilti laser range meter PD-C captures and saves measurement data onto digital photographs taken by an integrated camera and laser module, allowing users to document jobsites, add comments, and export data into one report.
May 16, 2016 - The FLIR DM284, new from FLIR Systems, is an all-in-one digital multimeter with a built-in thermal imager powered by FLIR’s Lepton thermal micro-camera core.
May 10, 2016 - Fluke has announced the 279 FC TRMS thermal multimeter as “the first test tool to integrate a full-featured true RMS (TRMS) digital multimeter (DMM) with a thermal camera in one device”.
April 27, 2016 - Ideal Networks, manufacturer of cable and network testers, has introduced a free app that allows field technicians to share test data with colleagues and mobile devices.
April 26, 2016 - DNF Controls has a number of new and enhanced device management products including the IP Control Buddy, USP3, and AIB-3/AIB-4.
April 26, 2016 - Fathom, a new business unit of Rx Networks, says it “redefines the beacon and IoT space with the launch of the Fathom suite of products—a hardware and software system designed to address the challenges of managing large-scale beacon deployments”.
April 21, 2016 - GE's Grid Solutions has launched Lentronics JunglePAX, a packet switched networking solution specifically designed for utility operations. This solution will help enable the convergence of the many utility communications requirements and reduce cyber vulnerabilities, GE says.
March 9, 2016 - Exfo Inc. has introduced the Max-720C Quad as part of its newly launched C-Series OTDR/iOLM (intelligent Optical Link Mapper), which elevates the expected testing performances in fault finding of data center and enterprise networks.
February 29, 2016 - Fiber Optic Centre (FOC) has new fiber splice trays in four sizes. They all come with two mounting holes and a ruggedized, polycarbonate cover.
April 25, 2016 - ABB says it is connecting electrical plants to the Internet of Things with Ekip SmartVision to “transform how industry monitors, manages and optimizes its power loads, and boosting energy savings by up to 30%”.
April 22, 2016 - Legrand has added the Wattstopper 0-10V digital room controllers, the LMRC-110 series, to its suite of Digital Lighting Management (DLM) load controllers. These products simplify code mandated multi-level control requirements and integration into intelligent buildings, the company says.
November 19, 2015 - British Columbia company Lightship has launched its productivity and safety application for worksites, also called Lightship. Lightship provides site management teams with a “bird’s-eye view, in real time, of an entire worksite.”
August 24, 2015 - Leviton recently announced the free integration of Omni security & automation control systems into BitWise BC1, BC2 and BC4 audio/visual control systems. This allows BitWise customers to create custom interfaces for their OmniTouch 7 touchscreens, utilizing new graphical elements such as icons and backgrounds for free.
June 25, 2015 - Legrand has introduced Intuity, a new home automation platform that gives production homebuilders and installers serving the mainstream housing market a “modular, and repeatable solution for controlling entertainment, security, and comfort within a home.”
June 15, 2014 - At the 5th edition of Futur en Seine, Legrand presented a family of conceptual products that create “a new relationship between home controls and end users, and offers a simple and intuitive experience through gentle gestures”.
July 19, 2016 - Eaton has unveiled the redesign of its largest B-Line series mounting bracket sets for electrical, mechanical and telecommunications applications: the BB2-16T and BB2-24T.
June 29, 2016 - Available in one-, two- and three-pole configurations, the E90 30A and 60A Class J fuse holder family, new from ABB, expands the selection of UL-listed fuse holders and other protective devices.
June 8, 2016 - Rack-A-Tiers Mfg. says pulling in large cables with the Penguin puller senior and junior is a breeze.
May 30, 2016 - Siemens Canada has introduced VersiCharge Smartgrid (SG), the company’s first Wi-Fi-enabled electric vehicle (EV) charging station. With this new technology an EV owner can automatically turn charging On or Off, schedule charging when rates are lowest, and view past power consumption data including usage and cost for the first time in a graphical form—all through a free mobile or web app.
May 26, 2016 - IPEX, a supplier of thermoplastic piping systems, presents the Scepter JBox, a solution that “meets market needs—ranging from increased interior space and improved strength to ease of installation and durability”.
May 9, 2016 - Arlington’s new one-piece, screw-in Snap-Tite connectors for flexible metal conduit are designed for use in new or old work (installed) electrical boxes.
July 20, 2016 - Optronics International, a manufacturer and supplier of LED vehicle lighting, expanded its Opti-Brite LED work lamp line with the introduction of five wide-angle products, which the company claims deliver a beam pattern capable of illuminating 40% more viewing area due to a contoured lens.
July 8, 2016 - After two years with a single 4x4 prototype based on a standard RWD Sprinter built in Germany to Canadian specs, Mercedes-Benz Canada and Enercon Canada VIPs officially hailed the beginning of a Canadian partnership that will see 20 Sprinter 4x4s added to the fleet of support vehicles serving Enercon’s wind farms across the country.
June 29, 2016 - A.R.E Accessories says it has an expanding palette of options to light the interior and exterior of truck caps and tonneau covers.
May 5, 2016 - Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division recently unveiled what it’s calling its tallest DC electric scissor: the SJIII 4740. It has a working height of 45.3 ft and is the first Skyjack to enter into this machine class.
April 22, 2016 - Quebec-based AZRA is not just investing $40 million over the next 18 months to install 2000 new electric vehicle charging stations, but also introducing Renault’s first 100% electric vehicle to Canada: Twizy.
April 8, 2016 - In stark contrast to the plethora of white chassis models on display throughout the Work Truck Show 2016 earlier this year, one of Ford’s new 2017 Super Duty options made its debut in Cherry Red.
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