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.
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.
January 10, 2018 —The 40W LED Area Lamp from MaxLite can replace 175 W metal halide bulbs in outdoor luminaires.
January 3, 2018 — WAC Landscape Lighting’s new LED Path Lights include The Ledge and Balance styles, available in 2700K or 3000K colour temperatures.
December 22, 2017 — Hubbell Lighting recently announced that Kim Lighting has commercially introduced the new Ouro site/area family of luminaires. Kim Lighting says Ouro is the first contemporary modern round site/area luminaire to offer up to 37,000 delivered lumens at 137 lumens per watt.
December 13, 2017 — Fulham Co. Inc. has released universal voltage versions of its DirectAC direct-drive LED units. The DirectAC LED Engines were released earlier this year in a 120V; it is now available in a new unit that can support power ratings from 120 - 277V.
November 3, 2017 — Hubbell Lighting has announced that Litecontrol is launching a new portfolio of architectural-grade products as part of its “reinvigoration” of the “SAE” (Simple, Affordable, Efficient) Program.
October 27, 2017 — Litetronics’ new family of standard and premium LED flat panels are available in 2 x 4 ft, 2 x 2 ft and 1 x 4 ft versions that offer up to 125 lumens per watt. The panels are also offered in 30, 40, and 50W versions and surface or suspension-mount configurations, with a range of colour temperatures and feature 0-10V dimming. The company says they are ideal for use in drop ceilings with compact plenums because of their low-profile design. Featuring a thin lighting surface, steel backing and aluminum-assembly frame, the fixtures offer a powerful heat sink that minimizes downward heat dissipation.
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.
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.
January 3, 2018 — Greenlee Textron Inc.’s C3 Auto Whip clad cable cutting machine is an automated solution for notching and cutting AC (BX), MC cables and FMC.
November 22, 2017 - Ideal Industries offers new drill taps constructed out of high-speed steel that combine the tasks of drilling, tapping and deburring into one.
November 8, 2017 — Knaack introduces Tool Kage, a new line of jobsite storage cabinets clad in 16-gauge diamond-punched steel. The Tool Kage models provide clear visibility of their contents without compromising security, the company says. The see-through security cabinets can stay locked while allowing viewable access to tools, accessories and more.
October 27, 2017 — The Hilti SDS-max combihammers TE 60-AVR and TE 60-ATC/AVR are the first class of Hilti SDS-max combihammers to use the Hilti Connect App. This allows contractors to use any NFC-enabled device to access “everything from getting a comprehensive tool history and summary to sending in a request for a repair from the jobsite,” the company says. Both combihammers feature Active Vibration Reduction (AVR). The TE 60-ATC/AVR model also comes with an Active Torque Control (ATC) system that reduces injury caused by kickback.
October 24, 2017 - Debuting in Saskatoon at the PEMAC annual conference, the Inolift aims to safeguard your back and hands while servicing or testing breakers.
October 23, 2017 — Milwaukee Tool has introduced the Shockwave Lineman’s accessories for power utility professionals.
November 8, 2017 — The Bosch Blaze GLM 42 laser measure offers users full-colour backlit display with high resolution “even in dark areas or in low-light/no-light conditions.” The product provides default real-time length, area, volume and indirect measuring functions that the company says are simple to navigate thanks to a display guide that walks the user through each measurement function.
October 27, 2017 — Dent Instruments has replaced its PowerScout 24 submeter with two new multi-circuit power submeters: PowerScout 12 HD and PowerScout 48 HD. The two models monitor voltage, current, power, energy and other electrical parameters on multiple single and/or three-phase systems. The products come equipped with a USB port for quick setup and an optional local display for diagnostics and reading real-time values. Standard Serial RS-485 and Ethernet communications are also available in the same unit. Using the USB port and ViewPoint HD software, users can toggle between communication methods, protocols and other parameters in the field. Both meters meet ANSI C-12.20-2010 Class 0.2 revenue grade standards for accuracy.
October 11, 2017 - FLIR Systems Inc.—whose vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense”—unveiled six test & measurement products arriving later this year, including two digital multimeters and a clamp meter featuring FLIR’s infrared guided measurement (IGM). The new products include...
September 26, 2017 — Extech has launched the Extech MG320, a CAT IV 20GΩ/1000V insulation tester with integrated True RMS multimeter. Extech says the product, which is Category IV 600V overvoltage safety-rated, is “ideal” for industrial predictive maintenance programs that include routine insulation testing of electrical and electronic equipment and cables.
September 25, 2017 - Fluke says its new T6 electrical testers with FieldSense technology can simultaneously measure (not just detect) voltage and current.
June 1, 2017 - Extech Instruments has launched the MA3110 True RMS AC Flex clamp meter. The product offers a measurement range up to 3000A AC along with True RMS accuracy, the company claims.
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.
November 27, 2017 - The IDS-20 ice detection sensor is used for measuring icing in a number of applications, including wind power plants, high-voltage powerlines and overhead wires.
November 21, 2017 - Convectair, a manufacturer and distributor of electric heating systems, introduced Connectair—a digital device consisting of a wall controller and interface to connect any home device using the Z-Wave and Z-Wave Plus protocols, thereby centralizing their management.
November 8, 2017 — Acuity Brands Inc. has released an Internet of Things (IoT) platform service called Atrius Spaces, which helps customers manage space utilization using a building’s occupancy data.
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.
January 3, 2018 — Rittal Systems Ltd. has launched commercial application D & E type enclosures.
January 3, 2018 — Burndy has added four standard width tongue variations to their aluminum compression lug portfolio.
October 23, 2017 — FSR’s PWB-320 and PWB-323 open-style Project Wall Boxes are now shipping.
September 25, 2017 — Mersen has upgraded its Surge-Trap Pluggable (STP) Series of surge protective devices (SPDs). The new STP series is DIN-rail mountable and improves overvoltage protection for DIN-Rail applications, the company says.
September 22, 2017 — Eaton has launched EBMX enclosures that use clamping technology for hazardous areas to help oil & gas and other industrial customers “enhance safety and improve productivity”.
September 5, 2017 - Briggs & Stratton has released its service entrance-rated transfer switch in Canada. The product automatically moves a home’s power from utility to backup power when there is an outage.
January 15, 2018 — The government is investing $450,000 in NB Power’s eCharge Network, which will increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations in New Brunswick from 10 to 15.
January 12, 2018 — Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr has announced a $120 million investment to expand the network of electric vehicle charging and alternative refuelling stations across Canada.
January 12, 2018 - ABB and Formula E are teaming up “to champion e-mobility for a sustainable future”, with ABB bringing its name and technology to the series, which will be now known as the “ABB FIA Formula E Championship”.
December 5, 2017 - Two articulated electric buses sporting ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology, TOSA, went into service today on Line 23 in Geneva, Switzerland.
November 30, 2017 — ATCO and FLO have announced the deployment of three fast-charging stations in Alberta’s major cities — the first corridor of its kind in the province — in partnership with Canadian Tire Corporation and Natural Resources Canada.
October 10, 2017 - ABB will supply one of its heavy vehicle (HVC 450P) fast-charge systems to Laval, Quebec’s public transit service provider, Société de transport de Laval (STL).
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