These vapor seal electrical boxes are for use in housing applications from single-family homes to multi-family residential construction. The boxes prevent air infiltration on walls/ceilings where “holes” for electrical device and ceiling boxes are required. Knockouts on fiberglass boxes are molded complete and are removed with wire for a no-tools installation. To facilitate installation, supports are angled and bright common nails fit securely. Machine-tapped holes allow device screws to be started by hand and finished with battery-powered screwdrivers.
The LFLED5 is a 5W LED landscape luminaire that is equivalent to a 35W MR16 luminaire and can be used to replace up to 50W MR16 halogen systems. According to the company, the luminaire offers a 50,000-hr life, features a minimum temperature of -40°C, and uses line voltage of 120V to 240V. Available finishes include bronze, black, verde green, and white.
The Aluminum Redi-Rail cable tray system now features an I-Beam side rail design, which the company says makes the product easier to cut, handle, and install while still maintaining a NEMA 12B load rating. The new design also increases the material beneath each rung for increased safety and lifespan. Available in 3-in., 4-in., 5-in., and 6-in. NEMA class load depths, the UL-listed and CSA-certified system features reconfigured pre-punched rung and splice holes at the top and bottom of the I-Beam web along the entire length of straight sections and fittings.
These cord grips are suitable for solar and other applications requiring the connection of multiple cables into raceways, fittings, and combiner or junction boxes. An internal grommet squeezes down on individual cables to hold them securely in place. Designed for 10 AWG PV conductors and other cables from 0.225 to 0.255, the 1-in. model holds one to nine cables while the 1¼-in. model holds one to 13 cables. In addition, the products are UV rated for outdoor use.
The Milwaukee work boot features a waterproof Nubuck leather upper with Tough-Tec abrasion-resistant leather patches that the company says help provide increased durability and longevity. The boots include left and right asymmetrical steel toes that provide ASTM-rated protection in a contoured top-cap. In addition, the product features the company’s KEEN.Welt construction along with an oil- and slip-resistant non-marking outsole. Available colors include brown or black leather in soft toe and steel toe models. For even greater protection, a Metatarsal Guard is available.
PlanSwift 9.3 takeoff and estimating software now features Job Locking to prevent users from overwriting another user’s work. Other enhancements include double click to stop recording and start a new section, display page scale at top left of the page, display measurement type at the bottom center of page, and display unit of measure on digitized items in page list. Users can also select pages from the Takeoff Summary without switching to the page list and create a duplicate of the selected item in the Takeoff Summary and Template sidebars.
The 19/16-in. SDS Max and Spline rotary hammer features a 10.5A motor and offers 5.5 ft-lb of impact energy. The rotary hammer offers 2-mode operation (rotary hammer/hammer only) and the company’s Constant Power Technology. Weighing 15 lb, additional product features include 450 rpm and 3,000 bpm.
Milwaukee Electric Tool
The Slug Out knockout driver’s dual-drive functionality enables the tool to be used in various orientations, and a built-in self-centering bit allows one person to create a hole. To use, secure a 3/8-in. square bit in a power driver chuck, insert the field-replaceable draw stud, slip on the die, and guide the draw stud through the pilot hole. Then, screw on the 4-point punch until snug, attach the driver, and pull the trigger.
When installed as a replacement for 100W to 400W metal-halide luminaires, the Lithonia Lighting D-Series Size 1 LED luminaire delivers an average of 65% energy savings and an expected life of 100,000 hr or more, according to the company. Highlights include dimming capabilities, installation-friendly features, and the company’s Roam wireless monitoring and control compatibility. Finished with a zinc-infused powder-coat paint that provides resistance to corrosion and weathering, the product has zero uplight.
Built on the Microsoft xRM framework, Evolution software delivers asset management, maintenance agreements, simple and segmented work orders, field service, advanced dispatching and scheduling, mobile solutions for field technicians, quotes, purchasing and invoicing, and includes Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The software operates as a stand-alone solution, integrates with Microsoft Dynamics ERP products, and works with other business application software and services. It can be implemented in phases or at once across the entire organization, based on customer requirements.
Operating on 120V to 277V electrical systems, these ETL-, cETL- and FCC-certified, and RoHS-compliant outdoor LED luminaires feature a CCT of 5,000K. The maintenance-free luminaires contain no hazardous materials and offer a 50,000-hr life, according to the company. Floodlights range from 14W to 50W, deliver 1,680 lm to 6,000 lm, and offer an 80° beam angle. Designed to replace 100W incandescent luminaires, the 14W security model with PhotoCell features a cast-aluminum base and dark bronze polyester powder-coated polypropylene housing. Designed to replace a 100W metal-halide luminaire, the 20W garage and canopy model is constructed with a copper-plated LED board that provides high thermal transfer rate and minimizes the junction temperature of LEDs. Available with occupancy sensor options, this model offers a power factor greater than 98% and delivers more than 1,300 lm.
Cobra Quick Set pliers allow users to slide the top handle forward to adjust the tool to the desired capacity when access to the push-button is limited. The pliers can be adjusted with one or two hands and feature a thin head that fits into tight places and a serrated gripping surface that the company says can grip any shaped object. Additional features include fine adjustment, a guard to prevent finger and hand pinching, and the ability to self-lock onto pipes, nuts, and other equipment.
These grounding and non-grounding die-cast aluminum hubs connect conduit to standard knockouts in electrical enclosures, providing a watertight seal. In addition to dry and wet commercial and industrial applications, the hubs can be installed in hazardous industrial areas. With an insulated throat rated to 150°C, the products come in sizes ranging from ½ in. to 2 in.
Designed for landscape applications, ProLED MR16 lamps are available in 3W, 4.5W, and 5W options with 150-lm, 200-lm, 250-lm, and 300-lm packages. Offered in 2,700K, 3,000K and 5,000K color temperatures with multiple beam spreads, the lamps feature a 40,000-hr life when installed with the company’s Sollos fixture.
Halco Lighting Technologies
Paladin DesignBase 4.0 Service Pack 2 software features Paladin Research Lab, which enables users to run DesignBase within their research environment. The software also includes a new DC arc flash program based on NFPA-70E 2012 recommendations, including table lookup and maximum power method. The arc flash program also enables use of a Fixed or Movable option for each bus and enhanced annotation to display the worst-case scenario. Other features include a Coordination Report that detects parts of the network with coordination issues.
Weighing 13 oz, the OSXL-I Series (FLIR I Series) is a point-and-shoot camera with an easy-to-use focus-free lens. This CE-compliant imager stores up to 5,000 images and includes a thumbnail image gallery. Other features include a 71-mm (2.8-in.) LCD color display, thermal sensitivity equal or less than 0.1°C at 25°C, battery life of more than 4 hr, and area min/max spot marker.
This line of roadway, area, and high- and low-bay LED luminaires offers a rated life of 60,000 hr, according to the company. The roadway and area models can be pole- or wall-mounted and accommodate a 50° tilt, while the high- and low-bay versions can be mounted to a ceiling or canopy. These luminaires produce both square and oblong beam patterns. In addition, the products include advanced photometric controls and are available in a range of outputs.
Designed to replace high-wattage HID floodlights, the ModCom Series of instant-on, surface-mount LED luminaires features a 50,000-hr life, delivers up to 25,000 lm, and offers a 70% energy savings compared to 1,000W HPS versions, according to the company. Features that protect against water ingress and vibration damage include conformal-coated circuit boards, fully potted drivers, and stranded wires. Available in 300W Hi (up to 25,000 lm) or 150W Lo (up to 12,500 lm) models, optical packages include narrow, 10°, 24°, or 50° beam angles. The IP 67-rated and ETL-/cETL-certified luminaires also rotate 360° on the aiming axis and can be locked in 5° increments.
Compatible with all UL 1686-listed plugs and receptacles, PowerMate drilling pin and sleeve connectors are UL, CSA, and NEMA 4X certified. Available in 30A, 60A, 100A, and 150A models, the connectors include insulator assemblies that offer unimpeded, easy-access phase and ground terminals, while fixed safety insulators reduce the chance of potential electrical shock due to a plastic barrier between the insulator body and metal housing.
The Lflood line of floodlights now includes the FXLED78, a 78W LED replacement for 250W metal-halide floodlights. According to the company, the floodlights deliver more than 5,900 lm of light and deliver nearly a 70% energy savings compared to standard 250W metal-halide systems. In addition, the luminaire is available in slipfitter and trunnion mounting options and comes in 5,000K, 4,000K, and 2,800K color temperatures. UL-listed for wet locations, other features include a chip- and fade-resistant polyester powder-coat finish and a minimum starting temperature of -40°C.
The Alpha Charging System High Performance (ACS-HP) Series is designed to charge multiple types of stationary batteries. According to the company, the charger combines an extremely low ripple output and greater than 93% efficiency. Five hot-swappable Cordex 4.4kW rectifiers are stored in a 4RU shelf. The product also supports input ranges from 187VAC to 312VAC single-phase to 208VAC to 480VAC 3-phase, and systems are expandable with power options up to 800A.
Alpha Industrial Power
The DC Quick Charger (DCQC) supplies a connection to the grid with a direct charge of electricity to refill an EV battery in 20 min. to 30 min. Requiring a 208VAC 3-phase input, the charger is NEMA 3R-rated in a floor-mounted, steel enclosure and features a 15-ft cable enclosed in a lockable cabinet. The 50kW charger housing consists of five 10kW power drawers, offering a 20kW, 30kW, 40kW, or 50kW configuration. At each output level, the unit offers N-1 capability.
The Model CA7027 Fault Mapper Pro features 11 range scales, indicating cable faults and terminations up to 19,000 ft (6,000 m). Able to detect opens, shorts, taps, faulty taps, bridge taps, splitters, high resistance, wet cables, splices, and more, the device identifies impedance mismatches. The product also works with twisted-pair, parallel, and coaxial cable, and offers selectable cable impedance (25Ω, 50Ω, 75Ω, 100Ω). Other features include overvoltage protection up to 250V, an adjustable cursor to assist in locating faults and termination, and a built-in tone generator for tracing and locating cables.
The PGF1 LED emergency sconce offers 1,067-lm output in a wet-listed, architecturally styled security perimeter luminaire. Illuminated by seven 4,300K LEDs, the product features a 50,000-hr life, according to the company. Suitable for indoor and outdoor applications, the unit provides a wide illumination area that requires no aiming, and can be easily wall-mounted with its universal backplate template at mounting heights of 8 ft to 10 ft. The product is available with a 120VAC photo control option and includes a field-installable full cut-off shield.
Suitable for white light or colored light applications, the Lumentone wall-mounted DMX controller gives users access to advanced lighting installations by allowing them to dim, change colors, modulate the color temperature, add effects, or alter the rate of change. The product features 13 standard, pre-programmed shows that can be selected by pressing and turning the dial. The controller also offers eight color-changing scenes, including three that employ RGBW technology. Another five scenes are dedicated to white light control, including a standard dimming control, comet effects, and a Dynamic White option that allows users to alter the color temperature from a warm 2,700K to a cool 6,500K and anything in between.
Powerlink Measurement and Verification (MVP) enclosed panelboards monitor energy by plug load, circuit, zone, space, or complete lighting system. The panelboards control lights and provide a total infrastructure for measuring and verifying the performance of all lighting and plug load energy conservation measures. Users can observe breaker status, system operation, or make configuration changes with user-friendly software.
This month EC&M features Electrical Boxes from Allied Moulded, the Aluminum Redi-Rail from Cooper B-Line, Cord Grips by Arlington Industries, Work Boots by Keen, Takeoff and Estimating Software by PlanSwift, and many more products.