The RSA-12A is a custom-built remote switch actuator that remotely operates all styles of Westinghouse/Cutler-Hammer DS/DSL power circuit breakers. Designed to operate on equipment with manual or electric charging mechanisms, the actuator is compatible with all manufacturers and sizes of DS breakers without any modification to the breaker. When accompanied by one of the company’s applicable remote switch operator (RSO) control units, the device provides remote CHARGE, CLOSE, and OPEN operation up to 300 ft away from the equipment. Features include adjustable fittings and magnetic latching configurations.
The 1623-2 and 1625-2 earth ground testers perform four types of earth ground measurements: 3-pole and 4-pole fall-of-potential, 4-pole soil resistivity, selective testing, and stakeless testing. Both units feature a large display and USB connectivity for storage of up to 1,500 records with time stamp and fast downloading of measurements. Accessories include heavy-duty stakes that can be hammered into hard ground, color-coded wires, and a rugged carrying case.
than 50A in ground circuits of industrial control systems. The self-contained IP20 module with an integral LCD display provides access to time-stamped surge event data. The unit also verifies how many transient events have occurred, along with their timing. Features include a clamp-on toroidal sensor and battery-driven electronics.
HX21 and HX200 UL508-recognized contactors are for use in solar combiner boxes and inverters. Featuring an EPIC seal to provide protection over traditional hermetic seals, the contactors are UL-rated for switching 175A at 1,000VDC and continuous duty up to 300A. Suitable for applications requiring safe sealed arc-free switching, the products weigh around 1 lb and can be used in various harsh environments, including underwater and at temperatures from -55°C to 85°C.
Featuring an 1,800W motor, TE 70 combihammers deliver power for drilling in various applications, including concrete, stone, and masonry; drilling holes for rebar dowels and anchor bolts; through-hole drilling and coring for mechanical and electrical applications; as well as chiseling and demolition of concrete and masonry. In addition, the tools feature Active Vibration Reduction (AVR), which substantially reduces the vibration passed along to the user during operation, and Active Torque Control (ATC), which reduces the possibility of twisting should the drill bit catch.
Nonmetallic flexible conduit
Non-metallic Type LNM-P conduit is now available with temperature ratings from -55°C to 105°C. The UL- and cUL-listed liquidtight conduit is suitable for continuous flexing situations because it doesn’t contain a metal core, which may fatigue from repeated flexing or vibration. The product comprises layered, Type A construction that incorporates a smooth seamless inner core of flexible PVC, bonded to a covering of flexible PVC. Between these layers is woven nylon mesh for added reinforcement. Available in safety orange, black, and gray in sizes 3/8 in. through 2 in., it can be used with Type A connectors.
The HWSSHK 304 and 316L stainless steel wall-mount enclosures are available in 30 sizes ranging from 24 in. × 20 in. × 6 in. to 60 in. × 36 in. × 16 in. According to the company, the enclosures offer corrosion resistance that does not degrade after scratching or other surface damage with high resistance to chemical attack. Sealed to NEMA 4X (IP66), the enclosures are UV-resistant and are stronger and more vandal-proof than GRP alternatives. Features include a three-point heavy-duty pad-lockable handle mechanism, a formed lip on the continuously welded body that channels liquids and dirt away from the opening, and a full-length stainless steel hinge.
The Electric Catalog iPad app gives users the latest information on the company’s electrical conduit and elbows, couplings, and nipples (EC&N). Users can download the free app to: view and share the electrical product catalog, access educational videos, look up product specifications, and read code compliance information.
Ground fault equipment protector
The F200 ground fault equipment protector (GFEP) guards equipment against damaging line-to-ground currents by disconnecting all ungrounded conductors of the faulted circuit. The product line comprises the 2-pole F202 for single-phase networks and the 4-pole F204 for split phase, Delta, and Wye networks. The device can be applied to most electrical networks up to 480VAC and installed in distribution panels and on critical equipment. Features include: bi-directional cylindrical terminals, two terminals on each device (one for cables up to 10 mm2 and one for cables up to 25 mm2) DIN-rail mountable functionality, and operation -13°F to +131°F temperatures.
Sheridan work boots feature a waterproof full-grain leather upper with a waterproof, breathable membrane and hydrophobic/hydrophilic 2-zone liner to help keep them ventilated. Lined warm insulation and featuring a thermal heat shield footbed, the boots offer asymmetrical left and right composite safety toes that are nonconductive to temperature. In addition, the product is available in a soft toe design.
The PowerPad III Model 8435 power quality analyzer measures and performs diagnostics and power quality tests on 1-, 2- or 3-phase networks. Offering four voltage and four current inputs, the unit is IP67 waterproof-rated when recording with the cover closed. Features include
2 GB of memory and additional internal memory that is partitioned to store alarms, transients, inrush, and snapshot data synchronized or independent of each other. Users can also store up to 50 screen snapshots, up to 210 captured transients that contain four cycles for each active input, and 10,000 alarm events from up to 40 parameters.
The Patriot PAT46LW 15-ton battery actuated crimping tool features a forged latching head that offers a weight reduction of 34% over the existing design. Designed to accept the company’s standard “P” and “U” style crimping dies (w/PUADP-1 adapter), users have the choice of ordering the tool kits with 18V Makita Li-ion batteries, 18V Makita nickel metal-hydride batteries, or the tool kit less batteries and charger.
This line of stainless steel tags can be used to permanently identify cables and wire bundles in harsh environments. Available in 304 and 316 stainless steel, the products are resistant to extreme temperatures and can withstand harsh chemicals, including Xylene, Acetone and Skydrol. Offered in a variety of sizes, users can order factory-customized tags that are laser-engraved or embossed with their own legends. All standard characters are included, and serialization is available at no extra charge. Blank stainless steel tags, steel cable ties, and cable tie tools are also available.
Topflex 620 VFD XLPE-insulated cable is suitable for applications with high voltage spikes and long cable runs due to its low capacitance. The cable’s PVC jacket is resistant to oils (Oil Res I & II), coolants, and solvents, making it suitable for open, exposed runs (TC-ER rated, UV-resistant), installation in pipes, or in the ground (direct burial rated).In areas where electrical interference may be an issue, the product is double-shielded to provide protection against electrical disturbances (noise). In addition, it is available in a four conductor configuration ranging in sizes from 16 AWG to 2 AWG, is rated for 600V and 1,000V applications, and can operate in temperatures from -25°C to 105°C.
The DS-LED luminaire with optional
90-min. emergency battery pack is part of the company’s Occu-smart product line. Controlled by two sensitive external infrared motion sensors, the 48-in.-long luminaire operates at 20% power and consumes as little as 5W in standby mode. Suitable for areas where consistent maximum light levels aren’t required, the DLC-qualified unit illuminates to full capacity upon occupancy, consuming only 25W.
LaMar Lighting Co.
Marigold Industrial Rubber Insulating Gloves protect the hands of workers interacting with exposed energized, de-energized, or re-energized electrical circuits. Features include an ergonomic design with a shape that reflects the hand at a natural rest position, non-splayed fingers, and a flared cuff that allows room for clothing and improved ventilation. A case-hardened finish provides a smoother glove surface for easing donning and doffing. In addition, the products surpass ASTM standards for tensile strength and stress, ultimate elongation, tension set, tear, and puncture resistance. Available in low voltage (Class 00 and 0) and high voltage (Class 2) versions in yellow, red, and black colors at various lengths, they meet all applicable ASTM, NFPA, OSHA, CSA, and EN standards.
Halo surface LED downlights incorporate WaveStream technology, which allows them to resemble and perform like a traditional recessed downlight. Featuring laser-precise AccuAim optics arranged in exacting patterns, the luminaires are available in 4-in. and 6-in. models and can be installed in standard 3.5-in. and 4-in. junction boxes or retrofit into compatible 4-in., 5-in., or 6-in aperture insulated ceilings (IC) and non-IC recessed housings. Other features include a 3,000K color temperature, 80 CRI or 90 CRI options, and dimming capabilities.
Eaton’s Cooper Lighting
The TL Series of threadless grounding bushings features a plastic liner that protects insulated conductors from abrasion during pulling or due to mechanical vibration. Made of a malleable iron, the bushings’ zinc-plated body includes a tin-plated lay-in lug that allows for easy installation and alignment of AL/CU conductors where the raceway is required to be grounded. The products are available in sizes ½ in. through 4 in. with multiple lug options.
HP remote monitoring power distribution units (PDUs) feature billing-grade accuracy of 99% for precisely allocating data center expenses. Built-in remote capabilities simplify and allow for remote power monitoring and management of the PDU and individual load segments from anywhere on the network. Ranging from 2.8kVA to 22kVA, with available single- and 3-phase models, the units feature a slim profile for easy maintenance activities in the rear of the rack, while multiple outlet and power configurations meet a variety of needs. An optional environmental sensor enables temperature and humidity readings in the rack environment via the LCD screen, Telnet connection, or standard web browser. To reduce data center cooling costs, the product can operate at temperatures to 60°C. In addition, they offer the ability to daisy-chain two units from one IP address.
The ETP line of raintight EMT couplers and connectors has been redesigned to drastically reduce the number of individual components that make up the fittings. Pre-assembled, the fittings are ready to install on conduit and require no disassembly, special tools, or torque. In addition, the trade sizes available to users have been expanded to include models from ½ in. to 4 in. All sizes are cULus-listed as raintight and recognized as concrete tight without the need to add electrical tape.
This line of sweatshirts is manufactured from DWR high-tech premium fleece that offers a 34 cal/cm2 arc rating and complies with NFPA 70E and NFPA 2112. The modacrylic/cotton fabrics used to produce the navy blue crew neck, pullover, half-zip, stand-up collar half-zip, and full-zip fleece sweatshirts have been upgraded so that moisture beads off the fabric. The fleece also features Reliant Soil Release, which aids in the removal of stains during laundering.
National Safety Apparel
The Cable Prowler PRO test kit includes the main unit, coax, and network remote set; network/tel testing and ID remote #1; RJ12 cable; micro USB cable; protective silicone holster; and hanging T3 pouch. The device detects the presence of PoE on the network drop and what class of PoE per IEEE 802.3af/at with load test for voltage drop. These network tests can be saved for record keeping. Weighing 1 lb 2 oz, features include: cable testing and ID up to 1,000 ft (305 m), the ability to display length measurement for each pair in feet or meters, and link light to identify location on a hub/switch/router port.
The SSG Series industrial UPS and SSG-RP Series high temperature UPS product families are UL 508-listed. The units are UL- and cUL-listed as well as CE-certified to operate from -20°C to 55°C (SSG) and -30°C to 65°C (SSG-RP). In addition, these double-conversion online systems include internal hot-swappable batteries that feature an operational temperature range of -40°C to 80°C and a 10-yr service life rating when operated in a normal ambient temperature environment of 25°C.
The Step UPS provides standby power for short-term power losses in low-current applications. The UPS features a 3A output current and corresponds with the company’s Step power supply with 4.2A nominal current. Measuring 108 mm wide, the unit comes in 24VDC and 12VDC versions with an integrated lithium-polymer rechargeable battery. The 24V model has an input range of 22.5VDC to 29.5VDC, while the 12V version operates between 10VDC and 16.5VDC.
Designed for a 25+ year lifecycle, the QPS UPS enables data centers to achieve up to 97% end-to-end efficiency. Featuring no-break UPS ratings of up to 3,600kVA, the unit includes an adjustable ride-through timer that prevents the diesel engine from starting in response to minor power spikes, surges, and other low deviations. The UPS offers ease of installation in almost any configuration, in unconditioned space, with no air-conditioning requirements. Other features include Net Protect, an integrated system that provides temperature monitoring, power measurement, and system analysis functionality through a secure communication protocol. An optional medium-voltage model does not require transformers.
Hitec Power Protection
The 9950A UPS provides mission-critical operations for 400V power distribution infrastructures. The 3-phase, online double-conversion system features insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) technology and offers more than 96% efficiency. In addition, the 500kVA unit is designed for systems incorporating 380VAC, 400VAC, and 415VAC 4-wire installations at 50 Hz or 60 Hz. The product can also be paralleled with up to eight units for N+1 redundancy.
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