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.
December 15, 2016 - Pentair has introduced a new line of Hoffman-branded, modular enclosures for the industrial automation and process control markets: the Proline G2.
December 5, 2016 - ElfaPlus, a miniature circuit breaker (MCB) designed and manufactured by GE, recently achieved a UL-rating, making it a global MCB platform.
November 29, 2016 - Wieland Electric Inc. says it has updated the housing design of its revos "Basic" series rectangular connectors with enhanced corrosion resistance.
May 15, 2017 - Standard Products has launched its LED bollard luminaires for Spring 2017, suited for lighting pathways and entryways, it says.
May 10, 2017 - LEDtronics has announced its latest series of dimmable high-efficiency LED high-bay fixtures, which are DLC-listed low-profile units that output more lumens than the previous generation, while being more energy-efficient, the company claims. LEDtronics also says they are the “most affordable high-bay light fixtures” offered from the company to date.
April 7, 2017 - ERCO has launched new minimized spotlights in the Opton range so “even the smallest interior can now boast a qualitative lighting design without compromising on the standards of ERCO LED photometrics”.
March 30, 2017 - Standard Products says its new LED Shoplight (LSHOP series) is an integrated solution for “quick and easy installation”.
March 22, 2017 - Cree has widened its LED surface ambient offerings with the LS-FD high-efficiency linear luminaire. The new luminaire delivers light quality and energy efficiency at 130 lumens per watt and serves as a replacement for linear fluorescent lighting in retail, industrial or commercial spaces.
March 20, 2017 - Killark, a provider of lighting solutions to the industrial and petrochemical markets, has introduced the KWPL series LED Wallpack.
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.
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.
May 25, 2017 - Panasonic’s latest Toughbook launch took place in the clouds, held at the 1,776-ft tall One World Trade Centre, also known as the Freedom Tower, in New York City last week.
May 4, 2017 - A solution from Alfra Tools is now available for assembling and wiring a control panel or its back-plate in a “safe, practical, ergonomic manner”, says ITC Electrical Components.
May 1, 2017 - Exclusively available in Canada, Milwaukee Tool has unveiled the “Wide Blade” tape measures.
April 22, 2017 - Ideal Industries (Canada) Corp. says its new line of bi-metal hole saws employs M42 high-speed steel, with an additional 8% of premium cobalt, which promises increased strength and greater wear resistance, making them less prone to chipping.
April 17, 2017 - K-Sun Corp. has presented the Epson Labelworks PX LW-PX700 industrial label maker for creating “durable, custom and compliant labels, wire markers and more” up to 1-in. wide.
April 6, 2017 - Greenlee Textron Inc. is introducing a new line of Next Generation tool bags, which are “engineered to reduce strain on the user and withstand wear and tear”.
February 28, 2017 - FLIR Systems has announced three new Exx-Series thermal imaging cameras for electrical, mechanical and building applications: the FLIR E75, E85 and E95.
February 14, 2017 - Megger has enhanced its series of insulation and continuity testers, minimizing the risk of accidental damage to equipment under test. Designed specifically for the telecommunications and cable testing markets, the MIT480/2 series features a three-wire connection for A, B and E (tip, ring and ground), eliminating the need to connect and disconnect leads to carry out the full range of testing on a cable pair, according to Megger.
December 9, 2016 - Megger now offers an insulation and continuity tester that is rated at 2.5 kV. The MIT2500 offers accurate measurements up to 200 GΩ, the company notes.
November 29, 2016 - Do you have trouble clamping your wires in hard-to-reach areas? Suited for electrical work in HVAC applications, the Testo 770 hook-clamp digital multimeter’s hook-off retractable post releases the wires when testing is complete.
November 29, 2016 - The Reed R2050 thermal imaging camera displays thermal and visual images on a 2.8-in. LCD display and photos are saved on the included micro SD card.
November 29, 2016 - Ideal Networks has launched the new Optical Certifier I (OC I) for multi-mode and single mode fiber cabling, delivering automated loss, length and polarity certification of fibre links.
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.
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 20, 2017 - Schneider Electric has launched its next generation EcoStruxure architecture and platform to deliver IoT-enabled solutions at scale for building, grid, industry and data centre customers.
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.”
May 1, 2017 - Leviton’s Powerswitch non-fused disconnects in stainless steel enclosures are intended for food and beverage processing environments, as well as wastewater treatment, chemical processing, and other harsh industrial applications.
May 1, 2017 - Antaira’s LNP-1604G-SFP is the latest industrial Gigabit PoE+ unmanaged Ethernet switch series that offers 12 gigabit Ethernet ports with a PSE maximum of 30W per port and four SFP gigabit fiber slots for long distance connectivity.
April 3, 2017 - Hilti has a new firestop cable disc, CFS-D, which accommodates cable bundles up to 1 in. in diameter in regular and irregular openings. The pre-formed firestop solution features an adhesive back and collar-type design that can be surface-mounted in “10 seconds or less, without the use of additional tools, backfill or sealant”, according to Hilti.
March 30, 2017 - Leviton has added three new devices: an electronic low-voltage dimmer, a 0-10V LED/Mark 7 fluorescent dimmer and a quiet fan speed control, to its existing line of Decora Digital Controls with Bluetooth technology.
March 27, 2017 - Hammond Manufacturing’s Eclipse family offers features in industrial environments to meet the needs and size variability of IoT and Industry 4.0 installations, the company says. Ranging in size from 12x10x6 in. up to 72x30x24 in., the Eclipse painted mild-steel family of wall mount enclosures has been extended to offer 100+ different size options, offered in ANSI61 Gray and RAL7035 colours.
March 16, 2017 - Arlington says its “liquid-tight, concrete-tight” fittings for PVC jacketed MC cable and Teck 90 cable are perfect for parking decks and high-rise residential applications.
May 23, 2017 - “The EV Discovery Centre will serve as an EV hub for consumers throughout Ontario and for visitors from around the world,” said Cara Clairman, president & CEO of Plug’n Drive, on the occasion of the official opening of the Plug’n Drive EVDC in northern Toronto.
March 17, 2017 - The Kenworth T370 is now available with wide-base tires for applications requiring up to 20,000-lb front axle ratings.
February 24, 2017 - Western Star Trucks, which were first made in Canada, kicked off its year-long 50th-anniversary celebration at its annual dealer meeting recently.
February 9, 2017 - Derek Monk, general manager, ABB in Canada, says the company’s collaboration with Nova Bus (the North American division of Volvo Buses) “represents a major step in the advancement of electric buses in public transit in North America, and it will be the first ABB electric bus Opportunity charging station in the Americas”.
January 31, 2017 - A.R.E. Accessories is now offering owners of 2017 Ford Super Duty pickups a lineup of fiberglass truck caps and tonneau covers. Made to fit all rugged F-250, F-350, F-450 and dually models with all bed and cab configurations, the company says both products provide truck bed storage that will help contractors keep gear secure.
January 24, 2017 - The FLO electric vehicle charging network (operated by AddÉnergie) has partnered with Nissan Canada to “encourage and ease EV adoption throughout the country”.
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