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August 11, 2015 - Wago has introduced what it calls “the industry’s only pivot style fuse terminal blocks in a 3-conductor variant”. The newest addition to the Topjob S family allows a second conductor to be connected on the field side.
June 25, 2015 - The new lineup of Sine Wave filters from Schaffner eliminate premature motor damage caused by high dv/dt, overvoltages, cable ringing, motor overheating and eddy current losses caused by Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), says Schaffner.  
June 22, 2015  - Fluke Corp. has introduced the 805 FC vibration meter, a portable multifunction vibration screening tool that provides quantifiable information on the bearing and overall health of motors and other rotating equipment. It also shares that data in real time via Fluke Connect.
June 18, 2015 - Carlo Gavazzi has launched a new range of miniature circuit breakers for up to 480Y/277VAC systems: GMB series UL489 MCBs for branch circuit protection, and GSB series UL1077 MCBs for supplementary circuit protection.
April 17, 2015 - Hammond Power Solutions’ (HPS) Centurion R reactor now features an enclosed option, providing customers with a “complete reactor solution.”
March 9, 2015 – ABB recently launched its Symphony Plus SD Series of flexible control and input/output (I/O) products, which offer “total plant automation across application types.”
August 28, 2015 - Streetworks Verdeon light-emitting diode (LED) roadway luminaire is a new street light product from Eaton.
August 25, 2015 - Dual-Lite has launched the Nema 4X Dynamo emergency light. Designed for complex industrial applications, the high-output Dynamo enables spacing up to 74 ft at 12 ft mounting heights or 81 ft at 7.5 ft mounting heights—the widest spacing in the industry, Dual-Lite says. Plus, the LED emergency egress luminaire includes a lifetime LED warranty—an industry first, according to the company.
August 24, 2015 - MaxLite says it has given its omnidirectional LED A-lamp a makeover. Redesigned with a rounder, more traditional bulb shape, MaxLite’s Energy Star qualified LED omnidirectional A19 lamp looks just like a traditional incandescent bulb. But, unlike previous omnidirectional models, the heat sink is concealed by a white surface on the lower half of the lamp.
August 21, 2015 - A new luminaire from Eye Lighting International, the 215 watt Eye HBL LED high-bay, is targeted to replace 400W metal halide lamps in a variety of applications including manufacturing plants, warehouses, sports facilities, and retail settings.
August 21, 2015 - Global Tech LED has a new line of universal mounting plates featuring nine units. The plates are suited for LED retrofits and come in multiple styles such as shoe-box, post-top and high-bay.
August 19, 2015 - HessAmerica has two new post top LED luminaires: the Arezzo and Varese.
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.
May 14, 2015 - The D2x series of compact alarm horns and combination signals from E2S Warning Signals is new for 2015.
April 28, 2015 - The E2x series of non-sparking alarm horn sounders, Xenon strobe beacons and combined devices from E2S have gained approval for Zone 2, 22 applications to the latest IECEx and ATEX standards for gas and dust applications, says E2S. These approvals complement its existing Class I & II Division 2 UL and cULs approvals.
November 14, 2014 - Desigo Mass Notification from Siemens Industry Inc. (Building Technologies Division) is a new, fully integrated multi-modal communication system that can be used in a single building or across a large campus for communicating a series of emergency and non-emergency messages.
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.
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.
August 25, 2015 - Greenlee says its new BendWorks software helps designers optimize conduit runs more efficiently.
August 24, 2015 - When cutting holes through thicker materials, often multiple passes are required as standard hole saws do not have the depth needed, says Diablo. That’s not the case with the company’s new hole saws, which provide cutting length to bore deeper holes in a single pass.
August 20, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool says it has launched its next generation of SDS Plus carbide drilling accessories. Featuring a variable helix and optimized breaker points, the new M/2 carbide solutions are the “most durable 2-cutter bits in the industry,” according to the company, and the new MX4 Carbide 4-cutter bits deliver “up to four times more life in rebar”.
August 19, 2015 - A limited-edition digital inverter generator in a new camouflage design is now available from Milbank. This 1800W model (MPG2000CiP) can be used for a wide variety of applications, including recreational and construction.
August 18, 2015 - Hastings, a manufacturer of hot line tools and equipment, has unveiled a new camera-mounting hot stick.
August 18, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool says it has introduced “the world’s first cordless braking grinder solution.” Stopping accessories in under two seconds and delivering up to 10 time longer tool life, the M18 Fuel braking grinder is the only cordless braking grinder on the market with the power to grind, Milwaukee Tool claims.
August 17, 2015 - Bosch is bringing Bluetooth, a colour screen and customization to its laser measure lineup with the GLM 50 C.
July 10, 2015 - Infrared inspections often involve analyzing temperature variations on something extremely small or too far away to see the needed detail with standard lenses, says Fluke. Two new lenses for Fluke infrared cameras “bring those worlds into sharper focus”, the company says.
June 29, 2015 - With a 180-degree articulating lens and 5.7 in. touchscreen, the new Fluke TiX560 and TiX520 infrared cameras allow thermographers to navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images, according to Fluke. The cameras are ideal for predictive maintenance, R&D, oil and gas, and utility applications where flexibility and higher resolution are essential, the company says.
June 22, 2015 - Shermco Industries is offering a free insulating oil sampling kit.
June 18, 2015 - Fluke says its Connect Assets, a cloud-based wireless system of software and test tools, changes the way equipment maintenance is documented, reported, and managed.
June 9, 2015 - Ideal Networks, the networking solutions and testing subsidiary of Ideal Industries, is now offering a data cable transmission tester, verifying copper cabling has been installed correctly. It is also capable of supporting Gigabit Ethernet applications to the international standard IEEE802.3ab.
August 26, 2015 - Platinum Tools says it has expanded its structured wiring solutions to include new Keystone jacks, couplers, and multi-port wall plates for data, voice, and video installations and applications.
June 30, 2015 - Legrand has introduced the Q-Series cabinet, a UL 2416 listed, 19-in. EIA solution. The company says Q-Series cabinets are ideal for a wide range of applications, from single racks to small computer rooms to data centers of all sizes.
June 12, 2015 - Greenlee says its new AirScout “goes beyond simple test and measurement by validating a home for Wi-Fi readiness and identifying solutions to solve potential problems”. AirScout is designed to characterize the Wi-Fi environment, optimize the wireless network setup, and produce an on-screen report, the company added.
February 4, 2015 - AFL has introduced the Fujikura 21S, a mid-range fusion splicer that uses “active cladding alignment” to provide low loss splice results, the company said.
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.
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.
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”.
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 gives building management systems access to 40 predefined BACnet objects, which allows the meter to integrate into the automation system. In addition to BACnet, the meter’s web interface allows users to track energy usage remotely with a standard browser, and the Modbus TCP interface permits interoperability with HMI software such as Multilin EnerVista Viewpoint Monitoring. The EPM 6010 provides true RMS multifunction measurements, including voltage, current, power, frequency and 0.2% energy accuracy in compliance with modern IEC and ANSI accuracy standards.
August 27, 2015 - Giving integrators a key control component to the On-Q digital audio system, Legrand has introduced its “digital audio high performance amplified keypad” (AU7050), an in-wall keypad that delivers power at 60W to a zone within the digital audio system.
August 25, 2015 - Eaton says its new E2VAC mining circuit breaker is a low-voltage, vacuum-based breaker solution with advanced monitoring and optional integral remote racking. Designed to "improve reliability, productivity and worker safety" in powercenters and other panel applications in underground mining and metals operations, the E2VAC’s vacuum contactor technology reduces the risk of energy released during an arc event.
August 24, 2015 - The Versipole configurable series power distribution blocks are not a “chip off the old block”, says Burndy. These are typically used in electrical panels and wire ways for splicing cables and distributing power from primary runs to secondary/branch circuits.
August 24, 2015 - Schneider Electric has launched an app that puts 24/7 support at customers’ fingertips. The Customer Care app gives customers access to expert support with online self-service features and in-depth information available at all times. On top of that, the app makes it easier than ever to contact a Schneider Electric representative, the company says.
August 20, 2015 - New Pass & Seymour Titan 0-10V dimmers are now available from Legrand.
August 19, 2015 - Eaton has released its new Flex Center custom coloured enclosures, a solution for residential and light commercial builders, property managers and contractors seeking "aesthetically pleasing details with durable, quality finishes".
August 11, 2015 - The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has awarded Slingshot Product Development Group a 2015 Bronze International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for the company’s creation of the SmartSpace system for Masterack.
August 11, 2015 - Altec has released the TDA58, an insulating (category C) tracked aerial device for use in the tree care, utility and construction industries.
July 28, 2015 - Bronto Skylift says it will be showing and demonstrating model SI-197 HDT insulated aerial and the new S-173 XDT with Bronto Skylift +4 operating system at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) on Sept. 29 through to Oct. 1, 2015 in Louisville, Ky.
June 30, 2015 - Peterbilt Motors Company says it hosted dozens of medium-duty fleet owners and managers at the PACCAR manufacturing facility in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec earlier this month, giving tours of the plant, educational seminars and test drives of the company’s Class 6-7 lineup in various configurations.
June 9, 2015 - Buyers Products has a new line of heavy-duty underbody aluminum tool boxes.
May 21, 2015 - Sortimo by Knapheide has new van interior vocational packages and accessories.