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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.”
November 23, 2014 - Siemens says it has developed industry-specific motors for steel plants, which are based on the Simotics 1LE1 platform.
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.
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.
October 23, 2014 - GE has announced the Multilin 869 motor protection system designed for the protection, control and management of medium and large induction and synchronous motors.
May 29, 2015 - G&G LED says it has enhanced its WPX Series of wet location LED luminaires with the addition of new push-and-click IP68 connectors and cabling.
May 27, 2015 - Terralux Inc. says its cloud-based lighting system, LEDSense, is the first technology that enables a light to essentially have the senses to see, smell and feel its environment while controlling energy use.
May 26, 2015 - GE has announced plans to engineer colour-changing LED lighting that is compatible with Apple’s HomeKit, recently unveiling its LED-enabled Intelligent Environments capabilities for cities, buildings and homes.
May 25, 2015 - MaxLite has added to its portfolio of architectural-grade linear fixtures with the L-Form, a slender LED luminaire designed to deliver illumination in narrow, suspended or surface mounted interior applications.
May 25, 2015 - Philips says city authorities can retrofit existing LED street lights with its new CityTouch connector node, a ‘plug & play’ system that uses the cellular network to connect LED street lights from any manufacturer for remote management by Philips CityTouch software.
May 21, 2015 - BJ Take has released a new LED recessed circular drywall fixture, the BLRC, for indoor use.
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.
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 29, 2015 - FLIR Systems has revealed the FLIR FX, a compact, Wi-Fi-enabled HD camera that integrates cloud-based analytics and application-specific mounts.
May 27, 2015 - The Knipex mini bolt cutters features a new design with etched blades, which the company says requires less force to make challenging cuts.
May 25, 2015 - Triplett says its Model 9065 DMM brings data recording to the company’s digital multimeter (DMM) line. Coined “The Data Logger”, it stores up to 20,000 recorded measurements, Triplett says.
May 19, 2015 - Ideal Industries first introduced its T-Stripper wire strippers in 1957. The company says it sold more than 10,000 pairs the first day they were available. Today, the product has seen numerous upgrades over the years, adding in more features.
May 13, 2015 - Adding to the original Sniff-It AC voltage detector and Sniff-It breaker/line tracer, Triplett has launched the Sniff-It Jr. and Sniff-It 3.
May 7, 2015 - Dewalt’s new hand-held wall scanner, DCT419, was developed to help locate embedded materials behind walls. The DCT419 can detect wood, ferrous and non-ferrous metal, plastic, and unshielded live electric wiring behind multiple wall surfaces, said Dewalt, including drywall, plywood, concrete, and ceramic tile at a sensing depth of up to 3 in.
May 26, 2015 - The handheld ClearTest transformer tester from HD Electric Company provides tests of de-energized power distribution system transformers.
May 19, 2015 - The “attitude” of the pocket-size GLM 15 from Bosch is now available in the company’s newest laser measure products: the GLM 30, 35 and 40. These laser measures offer greater range of 100 ft, 120 ft and 135 ft, with accuracy of 1/16 in.
April 28, 2015 - Oil, dirt, excessive heat or cold, vibration and moisture will damage electrical insulation, threatening equipment and worker safety, says Ideal Industries. This is where the Ideal 61-797 digital insulation meter comes in.
April 20, 2015 - The All-Test Pro 5 tests all kinds of motors, including induction, synchronous, AC, DC, brushless DC, servo and wound rotors, as well as single-phase motors, according to All-Test Pro.
April 7, 2015 - Extech Instruments, makers of handheld test and measurement tools, have introduced the EX850, a 1000A AC/DC CAT IV clamp meter with Bluetooth technology and a built-in infrared thermometer.
March 12, 2015 – Fluke Networks recently unveiled Link-Solutions, a combination of network testers and cloud-based reporting, which in turn provides organizations “greater flexibility and convenience in how they manage their network connectivity test results.”
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.
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.
October 9, 2014 - AFL says its APM-101/102 automatic preparation machines allow technicians to quickly and efficiently strip, clean and cleave fibers in 18-21 seconds.
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.
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.
April 10, 2012 - GE has added the Whole-Home Sensor to its suite of Brillion home energy solutions which, according to the company, provides continuous energy consumption data without needing a smart meter. The sensor sends consumption data from large 240-volt applications, such as a panel box or pool pump, to the home’s Nucleus energy manager, which then communicates that data to a consumer’s existing smartphones or personal computers. The company has also added smart-plug controls, which enable consumers to track electrical usage by the outlet for most 120-volt appliances and devices, and Brillion-enabled thermostats.GE APPLIANCES
October 24, 2011 - Encelium Technologies has introduced its new family of low-voltage occupancy sensors, which includes a full range of passive infrared (PIR) and dual technology (Ultrasonic/PIR) low-voltage sensors available in both wall mount and ceiling mount configurations. The company describes the sensors as ideal for use with Encelium’s Energy Control System and also for stand-alone sensor applications.ENCELIUM TECHNOLOGIES
May 27, 2015 - Eaton has introduced its Crouse-Hinds series of patented Space-Saver connectors that are used to join EMT, armored, metal-clad, flexible metallic conduit or liquid-tight cable to knockouts in a box or enclosure.
May 25, 2015 - GE’s Critical Power business has introduced its GP100 line of power rectifiers, providing data- and power-intensive three-phase applications with what it says is the industry’s first compact, 1U, 54V AC-to-DC power rectifiers. The line includes GE’s GP100R module for data center and telecommunications rack or cabinet mounting and its GP100M for embedded data, networking and industrial power supply solutions.
May 19, 2015 - Blue Ridge Wire & Cable—manufacturer’s agent for Cable USA Inc. (Naples, Fla.) and Condumex Inc. (Grande Prairie, Texas)—is sporting a new website and a new sales rep for Ontario.
May 15, 2015 - Leviton says its first mobile apps, Leviton 2 Go and the Leviton Library, serve as a “major digital stride for the company” and were developed with the goal of reaching customers in a more efficient and interactive manner.
May 14, 2015 - Eaton has introduced its non-metallic, motor control disconnect switch. An extension of Eaton’s metallic motor controls line, the switch is designed to provide a secondary means of power shut down for industrial manufacturers and applications in the food and beverage industry.
May 13, 2015 - FSR says it has improved its Digital Ribbon (DR) cable family by adding multiple Aramid reinforcing cords to the cable assembly. This means the pull strength specification of the cable has been increased to 40 lb from the previous 20 lb rating, according to FSR.
May 21, 2015 - Sortimo by Knapheide has new van interior vocational packages and accessories.
May 19, 2015 - Buyers Products has added to its line of LED truck and trailer lighting options. New products include strobe lights, marker/strobe lights and a strip light.
May 15, 2015 - New commercial truck caps from Knapheide Manufacturing Company have hit the market. The “KnapKap” line features fiberglass, aluminum, and steel models suited for jobs in telecommunications, utilities, pest control, construction, and more.
May 14, 2015 - Stahl has partnered with United Plastic Fabricating (UPF) to offer the Razorback, what the company claims is the first polymer composite service body for the work truck industry.
May 13, 2015 - Kenworth has two new technology products that it says improve vehicle diagnostics and productivity on the road: TruckTech+ and NAV+ HD.
May 5, 2015 - A.R.E. Accessories now offers several tonneau cover and truck cap options to equip the new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon pickup trucks for commercial work duty.