August 8, 2016 - Harting has developed a new connector, the Han ES press, which is based on a cage clamp terminal and enables contact bridging with prefabricated jumpers.
August 3, 2016 - A new sensing solution from ABB for 2016 can reduce downtimes of low-voltage motors by up to 70%, according to the company, and extend their lifetime by up to 30%.
June 20, 2016 - New FN5060 dv/dt filters from Schaffner protect AC motors from the effects of peak voltages and inrush amps, “increasing service life and system reliability”, without capacitors or resistors, Schaffner says.
May 12, 2016 - Carlo Gavazzi’s new RSWT series is the “self-optimizing, soft starting” solution for water pumps up to 75Hp.
May 4, 2016 - ABB has launched its “next generation” QuickSafe surge protection device (SPD), which combines the company’s patented thermal disconnection technology with its new integrated safety backup system to ensure electrical equipment is protected from damage, otherwise caused by surges in the power supply.
April 29, 2016 - By diverting VFD-induced (variable frequency drive) shaft voltages to ground, Aegis says its pro series rings protect large AC and DC motors from bearing damage, repairs, unplanned downtime and lost revenue. Available for motor shafts to 30-in. in diameter, the rings are designed for high-current applications such as generators, turbines, and medium-voltage motors.
August 18, 2016 - Philips Lighting has launched the new Philips SceneSwitch LED range—light bulbs which provide multiple light settings, allowing you to use your existing light switch to select the light scene best suited to a task.
August 16, 2016 - Nemalux has introduced the MR series LED luminaire to replace traditional 75-250W fixtures. The company says the MR was created to respond to demand for a multi-function LED luminaire that could be configured to fit commercial and industrial lighting scenarios.
August 11, 2016 - WAC Lighting has introduced Duo, the 3-in. dual-source LED downlight (patent pending), which delivers illumination from a miniature aperture in a variety of colour temperatures.
August 8, 2016 - Zumtobel has introduced Iyon, Vivo, Diamo and Factor spotlight families, which have been adapted to and certified for shop and retail applications in the North American market.
August 5, 2016 - Ambiance Lighting Systems has introduced its Zero-Load electronic transformers, which minimize electrical interference, eliminate the need for a wall switch and make it easier to upgrade the system in the future, according to the company.
August 5, 2016 - Cree’s HXB series LED high-bay luminaire operates in “extreme ambient temperatures," spanning -40F to 149F, and delivers 70,000 lumens at up to 140 lumens per watt (LPW).
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.
August 23, 2016 - Milwaukee recently unveiled its M18 RedLithium “High Demand” 9.0 battery pack, which promises up to 5x more run-time and 35% more power while running 60% cooler than standard lithium-ion batteries.
August 11, 2016 - Dewalt says its 20V Max XR drill (DCD791) and impact driver (DCF887) come with more powerful brushless motors, better ergonomics and faster application speeds, compared to previous Dewalt models.
August 9, 2016 - Hammond Manufacturing’s cabinets now come in taller offerings. The 1422 and HN4FM series are 90-in. versions of the two door, floor-standing cabinets and the 1418 and HN4FS series is the single door, freestanding option. All are available in either painted mild steel or 304 or 316L stainless steel construction.
August 8, 2016 - Klein Tools’ 2016 heavy-duty nut drivers are designed with a hollow handle for use on unlimited bolt lengths.
August 5, 2016 - Hilti says it’s “full speed ahead when cutting through concrete slabs, asphalt, sewage pipes and more” with the hand-held gas saws DSH 700-X and DSH 900-X, which incorporate Easy Start, a technology that automatically sets the proper amount of choke for more first-pull starts.
August 4, 2016 - Greenlee Textron says its new Intelli-Punch 11-ton, battery-hydraulic knockout driver features patent-pending Auto-Retract technology that senses pressure to detect punch completion and automatically retract the ram, preventing damage to punch parts.
August 9, 2016 - Ideal Networks has launched the tablet-style OTDR II (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer), a Tier 2 fiber optic cable tester to find faults in fiber cabling.
August 5, 2016 - HD Electric Company’s PRX proximity voltage detectors come in three models with voltage ranges from 50V up to 500kVAC to verify the presence of voltage without contacting the conductor.
August 4, 2016 - Brother Mobile Solutions and Fluke Networks recently introduced the LabelLink mobile application, which integrates Fluke’s LinkWare Live API with Brother’s P-touch Edge PT-E550W industrial label printer.
August 2, 2016 - AEMC’s model PEL 105 is a power and energy data logger that monitors both traditional and renewable energy sources. It monitors and records power, energy, cost and harmonics for 50Hz, 60Hz, 400Hz and DC distribution systems.
July 28, 2016 - Platinum Tools’ new Fault Trapper smart tester, the TFT100, is now shipping, with a price tag of $599 US.
July 27, 2016 - Ridgid says it has introduced an enhanced non-contact infrared thermometer featuring “more precise” measurements and a higher temperature range.
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.
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.”
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”.
August 19, 2016 - Burndy has released Smartvis, a portable conduit stud vise.
August 19, 2016 - A new family of “tradeSelect” metal device boxes featuring patented Presto cable clamps is now available from Hubbell.
August 17, 2016 - Two wall-mount interconnect enclosures featuring LGX mounting positions are new on the market from AFL: the WME-01 and WME-12.
August 17, 2016 - Russelectric says its newly redesigned medium-voltage (5-15kV) circuit breaker automatic transfer switches and bypass/isolation switches now have 20-50% smaller footprints than before.
August 15, 2016 - Eaton says it has expanded and enhanced its Flextray accessories that help minimize labour and time on cable management installations, and, along with the enhanced solutions, the company says it has reduced the splicing hardware required to achieve Underwriters Laboratories (UL) classified electrical grounding capability by up to 50%.
August 9, 2016 - FSR is expanding its Project Wall Box line (PWB) with the upgraded PWB-450, designed for applications where users need to mount larger interfaces or equipment in a wall box behind a display or in other custom applications.
July 27, 2016 - Dica, manufacturer of SafetyTech outrigger pads, says it has introduced a product line designed for the high visibility needs of the electric utility and tree care industries.
July 27, 2016 - In our May print edition, we brought you news of Weather Guard’s new Defender series truck boxes, as debuted at the Work Truck Show earlier this year (more photos from that event HERE). The product is now available!
July 25, 2016 - Hino Motors Canada says its Hino 258 model is a low profile truck, powered by Hino’s 7.6L diesel engine producing 230 horsepower and 520 lb-ft. of torque.
July 20, 2016 - Optronics International, a manufacturer and supplier of LED vehicle lighting, expanded its Opti-Brite LED work lamp line with the introduction of five wide-angle products, which the company claims deliver a beam pattern capable of illuminating 40% more viewing area due to a contoured lens.
July 8, 2016 - After two years with a single 4x4 prototype based on a standard RWD Sprinter built in Germany to Canadian specs, Mercedes-Benz Canada and Enercon Canada VIPs officially hailed the beginning of a Canadian partnership that will see 20 Sprinter 4x4s added to the fleet of support vehicles serving Enercon’s wind farms across the country.
June 29, 2016 - A.R.E Accessories says it has an expanding palette of options to light the interior and exterior of truck caps and tonneau covers.
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