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.
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.
November 15, 2018 – ERP Power has optimized its Power VLM series of constant-voltage LED drivers (example pictured) for integration with Lumenetix’s Araya5 tunable colour light engines for new illumination fixture designs.
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.
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.
August 20, 2018 — Milwaukee Tool’s M18 Radius compact site light with flood mode provides a more compact solution for users who “require the versatility of two lights in one.”
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.
November 14, 2018 – Schneider Electric Canada has launched the Wiser Energy system to offer real-time monitoring of residential energy use, so homeowners can better control their electrical consumption and maximize their savings.
September 5, 2018 — The MIT485/2TC-LG2 replaces Megger’s original MIT480 range tester. The instrument features fixed test voltages of 50V, 100V, 250V and 500V, as well as variable test voltages from 10V to 500V.
August 20, 2018 — Vacuum Interrupters has developed the VITS60M vacuum interrupter testing device that performs three tests.
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.
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.
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.
February 11, 2019 – Arlington Industries’ LTMC rain- and concrete-tight zinc fittings are compatible with a range of PVC jacketed MC and Teck 90 cable sizes.
February 7, 2019 – Southwire has upgraded its Surge Guard line of fully cUL-approved power protection products for recreational vehicles (RVs) with new features, including wireless communications, elevated ground protection and load-side open neutral protection.
January 28, 2019 – Arlington’s non-conductive box extenders with larger, perforated flanges can extend set-back electrical boxes by up to 1.5 in.
January 15, 2019 - Burndy’s Wiley ACC-F490 wire management clip is designed to accommodate up to four photovoltaic (PV) cables for solar panel installations, keeping them free from ground faults.
December 20, 2018 – Compression connector manufacturer Burndy has expanded its portfolio of aluminum panel board terminals with new lugs.
December 10, 2018 – Molex has introduced the Woodhead Watertite Extreme family of wiring devices for harsh-duty, wet environments, featuring vulcanized rubber.
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.’
December 12, 2018 - Not long ago, pickup trucks and vans were seen only as dedicated work trucks. Those days are long gone, as with the rise of ‘crossovers’ and SUVs, many consumers want bigger vehicles. Now, for many, a pickup truck is simply ‘an SUV with a truck bed.’
September 19, 2018 — Terex Utilities’ A330 and A650 auger drills feature enhancements to the control system and remote diagnostics support for troubleshooting.
July 12, 2018 — Eaton is addressing increasing demand for high-voltage electrified vehicle technologies with the creation of its new eMobility business.
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