January 23, 2019 – Advanced Motion Controls’ (AMC’s) new AB25A100 panel-mount servo drive is designed for use with brushless and brushed DC motors at high switching frequencies.
September 5, 2018 — ABB recently introduced its new range of EQ A44 three-phase 690V high-functionality electricity meters, which it says satisfies the requirements of 690V motors and other applications in the same voltage range.
June 1, 2017 - Schneider Electric has introduced a new flush mounting kit for Harmony XB4, XB5, and XB7 devices to “improve the style of control panel or machine design”.
May 15, 2017 - IPC Resistors rebranded into I-Gard about 12 years ago, the company says, and exited various power resistor markets with a new strategic focus on new core markets of ground fault and arc flash protection.
April 7, 2017 - Schaffner introduces the FN530 sine wave filter with EMC output filter, which it says eliminates premature motor damage caused by high dv/dt, overvoltages, cable ringing, motor overheating and eddy current losses in industrial applications.
January 5, 2017 - Rockwell Automation has introduced a suite of drive solutions, Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755T drives, that it says will help users reduce energy costs and increase machine uptime for assets running in high-demand applications.
March 20, 2019 – Montreal-based Eureka, part of The Luminaires Group (TLG), recently introduced its Scout line of cylindrical architectural lighting products for decorative applications, claiming nearly 20,000 combinations of colours, sizes and functions are possible.
December 13, 2018 – Focal Point has expanded its Seem-branded portfolio of architectural luminaires with new recessed grid and direct/indirect products.
December 7, 2018 - Hylite LED has introduced the Aeon LED Flood Luminaire, designed to last more than 100,000 hours and fully enclosed to withstand extreme conditions, including corrosive environments.
November 23, 2018 – Standard Products offers a range of small, round and directional line-voltage LED ‘puck’ lights in a white or brushed nickel housing finish.
November 16, 2018 – LG Electronics Canada has expanded its Multi V variable refrigerant flow (VRF) line of heat recovery and pump systems with a new model, dubbed the V 5.
November 16, 2018 – Modern Forms has introduced the Ceres indoor lighting sconce, finished in aged brass and featuring V-cut seeded crystal columns.
December 21, 2018 – Audible signal device supplier Transducers USA has added a stainless steel warning indicator to its Tonelight product line.
June 1, 2017 - E2S Warning Signals’ new ‘D2xB1’ Class I Division 2 LED notification device is UL1971-listed for hearing impaired and is also self-synchronizing on multi-unit systems without the need for any additional modules and features minimal operating current and in-rush.
July 29, 2016 - According to Carlo Gavazzi, Dupline Safe, a safety bus, can transmit signals up to 5 km without repeater, making it possible to implement plant-wide solutions.
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.
March 19, 2019 – DeWalt is expanding its 20V Max system with the introduction of the Atomic compact series of six new tools, which will be rolled out throughout 2019 and 2020.
February 11, 2019 – Channellock has designed a new line of insulated pliers, rated up to 1,000 V AC, for electricians and other professionals who need to comply with occupational health and safety (OHS) rules on the job.
January 17, 2019 – Wire and cable producer Southwire has introduced the Maxis XD1 circuit puller for contractors.
January 9, 2019 – Platinum Tools has launched new Exo termination kits for installers of Cat 5e, 6 and 6a Ethernet cables.
January 7, 2019 – DeWalt will bring its 60-V Max in-line stud and joist drill with E-Clutch system (DCD470) to the Canadian market in March 2019, continuing the expansion of its FlexVolt system.
October 23, 2018 – Hubbell has introduced the Y10 series of hand tools under its Burndy brand, for stripping and cutting copper or aluminum wiring, ranging from #22 to #10 AWG.
April 3, 2019 – Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Systems has designed its VP40 non-contact voltage detector with a built-in flashlight for preliminary jobsite checks on live and neutral wiring in sockets and junction boxes.
April 1, 2019 – Fluke Networks has introduced the MicroScanner PoE to assist technicians in the installation and troubleshooting of Power over Ethernet (PoE) cabling and devices, including those that support the new high-power 802.3bt standard, which was ratified in late 2018.
March 12, 2019 – Electric power measurement equipment manufacturer Megger’s Earth Test Kit (ETK) provides a variety of accessories in one hold-all case to help complete earth electrode testing and soil resistivity surveys.
February 8, 2019 – Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Systems has launched six large-format inspection windows to enable wider viewing angles for electrical contractors working in challenging industrial settings.
January 7, 2019 – AEMC Instruments has introduced the portable, shock-resistant Handscope Model OX5042 oscilloscope kit, designed to be held comfortably in one hand.
December 18, 2018 – Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Systems recently launched a mobile app and web portal to help electrical contractors, electricians and thermography service professionals organize their thermal inspection data and client information.
March 15, 2019 – Lenbrook Canada Solutions, a communications product distributor based in Pickering, Ont., has partnered with Bullitt Group, the global licensee for Caterpillar’s ruggedized Cat Phones, to distribute the products within the Canadian marketplace.
October 24, 2018 – Leviton has introduced the Decora Smart Mini Plug-In Outlet with Wi-Fi technology to help turn any lamps, small appliances or electronics into ‘smart’ devices by enabling remote on/off control.
May 23, 2018 — Fluke Networks recently released the DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer, which it says is the “world’s first” field tester certified and endorsed to meet the requirements for the Cat 8 field testing standard.
January 30, 2018 — Wieland Electric Inc. has added three new switches to its wienet series of Ethernet switches: the UMS 5-W, UMS 8 and LMS 16-W.
August 12, 2016 - Greenlee Textron Inc. is offering a new Android application for remote control of the DataScout multi-service network analyzer (DS10G) under the Greenlee Communications brand.
August 4, 2016 - PDUWhips, a division of Iron Box Power Distribution, has added zLock power cords by Zonit Solutions to their existing catalogue of power cords, PDU cables, plug adapters and custom power solutions.
February 1, 2019 – Ronk Electrical Industries has relaunched the Vigilant automatic transfer switch (ATS), originally developed and marketed by Dynagen Technologies in Halifax and later sold to Milbank Manufacturing.
January 4, 2019 – Low-voltage (LV) electrical component manufacturer Noark Electric North America has added several new accessories to its Ex9S32 line of motor circuit protection control products.
November 30, 2018 – Power management company Eaton’s wiring devices division has introduced new 1.5-A quiet fan speed controls, designed to help reduce noise in light commercial and residential environments.
October 31, 2018 – Pioneer Dry Type Group has introduced medium-voltage transformer/interrupter switch assemblies to ensure safe and reliable fault protection and switching for unit substations.
October 19, 2018 – Generac Power Systems’ newly cUL-approved, service-rated automatic transfer switch is now available to serve as the ‘nerve centre’ for residential standby generators in the Canadian marketplace.
July 17, 2018 — Lutron Electronics’ Vive Integral Fixture Control, a wireless lighting control solution, turns fixtures into wireless, smart fixtures.
April 23, 2019 – CSA has listed Meltric’s upgraded DS200 power receptacle for Zone 2 hazardous locations.
April 12, 2019 – Arlington’s new FLBR5420-series recessed floor box kits feature two low-voltage (LV) openings, an ultra-thin stamped steel flange and flush-to-the-floor in-use and blank covers.
April 3, 2019 – Eaton has introduced to the Canadian market a line of colour-coded Arrow Hart locking devices for use in commercial and industrial applications, to make it easier for electrical contractors to identify circuit ratings.
March 26, 2019 – Eltek, a Delta Group company, has introduced its DPR6000B high-efficiency rectifiers for central office, data centre, cable multiple-system operator (MSO) and mobile network applications in the Canadian market.
March 20, 2019 – Arlington’s White Button non-metallic (NM) cable connectors can be installed from inside or outside an electrical box (see photos), with push-in functionality.
February 21, 2019 – Leviton’s Load Center, an Internet-connected system that lets homeowners monitor their energy consumption, has been updated with ‘intelligent’ circuit breakers for easier installation by electrical contractors.
March 6, 2019 – Weather Guard has introduced what it calls the industry’s first truck box with integrated lighting, to increase visibility of tool storage for electrical contractors and other professionals.
March 4, 2019 – When Dodge originally introduced the Ram brand, it was one of the first pickup trucks to feature a ‘semi’ style front end—but that is now the norm, with other 2019 trucks featuring massive grilles, too. So, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has reinvented both the front end and the grille for its 2019 model year on the Ram 1500.
February 20, 2019 - For years, when a standard pickup truck was sold as an off-road model, that mainly meant some cosmetic changes, rugged tires and the like. Fortunately, for those who actually need to take their work vehicles off-road, that is no longer the case. Most OEMs that produce trucks are now offering dedicated off-road models—and General Motors (GM) is no exception.
February 5, 2019 – LoadMaster, a subsidiary of LTA Manufacturing, has expanded its product line with two new in-bed cargo management systems for work trucks, including full-extension (FE) and dual-slide (DS) models.
January 28, 2019 - Ranger Design’s new Max Step attaches to a cargo van’s frame in the back, so as to facilitate access for electrical contractors and other tradespeople to the cargo space or roof rack.
December 21, 2018 - Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada recently held a fleet event at its training academy in Mississauga, Ont., for the Canadian debut of its 2019 Sprinter van, which it promotes as ‘built for electricians.’
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