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    • August 03, 2021

      Fluke Corporation introduces the Fluke® 393 FC CAT III 1500 V True-rms Clamp Meter with iFlex, the world’s only 1500 V CAT III, IP54 rated, thin jaw clamp meter. With its CAT III 1500 V / CAT IV 600 V safety rating, the 393 FC provides exceptional safety for work in dc environments up to 1500 volts, like solar arrays, wind power, electric railways, and datacenter battery banks for uninterruptible power supplies. The thin jaw allows it to be used in combiner boxes, inverters, and tight spaces making it ideal for solar energy applications.

    • July 30, 2021

      Mersen announces the launch of the Gen2 of its HelioProtection series of HP15M solar fuses. These new fuses have been designed and tested to more stringent standards, but the form factor, electrical performance, and pricing remain the same.

      Mersen’s Gen2 of the HP15M photovoltaic (PV) fuse series is designed specifically to meet the severe temperature and current cycling of a PV system.

    • July 29, 2021

      Milwaukee Tool, the leading jobsite provider in the industry, continues to expand their rapidly-growing Personal Lighting offering with the introduction of a new category of sub-compact rechargeable lights. Separate from Milwaukee’s REDLITHIUM™ USB powered personal lights, these new rechargeable personal lights leverage a built-in-battery and USB charging to deliver high performance output and rechargeable capabilities in their most compact form. The three new solutions include a Rechargeable 250L Penlight w/Laser, Rechargeable 500L Everyday Carry Flashlight w/Magnet, and Rechargeable Headlamp and Magnetic Task Light. In applications where size is critical, these new solutions provide users with the best combination of portability and LED technology.

    • July 27, 2021

      Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) has a new addition to their line of power quality products – HPS Centurion P Passive Harmonic Filter.

      It is specifically engineered to mitigate harmonic currents created by non-linear loads. The initial product release has ratings from 5 to 500 horsepower. It improves power quality by simultaneously reducing harmonics and improving true power factor, resulting in an efficient and reliable solution.

      HPS Centurion P consists of reactors and capacitors in an LCL arrangement designed to reduce a broad range of harmonics associated with variable frequency drives and other three phase rectifiers.

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  • Industry News

    Hydro Ottawa announced that it will soon receive support to help distribute funding to eligible applicants for EV charging stations within the city of Ottawa boundaries.

    This funding initiative will provide up to 50 per cent of project costs for the purchase and installation of EV charging stations for:

    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) have entered into a teaming agreement to cooperate on engineering and procurement to support the design, manufacturing and commercialization of the BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).

  • Keeping Current

    ETIM NORTH AMERICA announced that MERSEN, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, joined the product classification standards organization.
     
    MERSEN, a leading player in the electrical power industry, with innovative solutions designed to optimize manufacturing processes in sectors such as energy, transportation electronics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and process industries, is joining other industry leaders including ABB, Eaton, Legrand, Appleton Group, Schneider, and Siemens as they build out the ETIM classification model to meet the terminology and product specific needs of the North American electrical industry.
     

    HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS), a North American based leader in the design and manufacture of standard and custom electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers and reactors, announced the appointment of Dan Davis as Power Quality Sales Manager, effective September 27th 2021.

    Dan comes to HPS after 20 years of Sales Management experience in his previous roles of Regional Sales Manager and Account Manager.

    For more information, contact Fred Rampone, U.S. Distribution Sales Manager, at frampone@hammondpowersolutions.com.

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    WESTBURNE Ontario announces that Richard Do will assume the newly-created position of Divisional Vendor Relations & Sales Operations Manager effective October 12th, 2021.

    In his Sales Operations capacity, Richard will continue to drive the evolution of Westburne's current sales processes and digital platforms through its sales leaders and account managers. Richard will also focus on continuing the development of a culture of transparency and execution within the sales function.

    As Westburne Ontario’s Vendor Relations Manager, Richard will focus on the development and disciplined execution of growth initiatives with Westburne's Advantage Program Partners.

    BARTLE & GIBSON CO. LTD., a Western Canada-based premier plumbing, heating and electrical distributor, announced Friday, October 1, 2021, a new regional partnership with Appleton, electrical solutions for industrial and hazardous environments, across its 31 branches in Western Canada.

    The Appleton brand has long been the hallmark for the protection of people and equipment while delivering reliable power. With Appleton’s products you can count on certified protection for any environment, from ordinary commercial settings to harsh industrial conditions, in any region of the world. Their fittings, lighting, and power distribution solutions are designed to operate without incident: because failure is not an option.

  • Product Showcase

    Cummins Inc. announces the new SD 20 diesel generator set for commercial mobile applications. The SD 20 is well suited for a variety of trailer and vehicle applications such as disaster relief, mobile medical, mobile command centers, ambulances, food trucks, utility boom trucks and many others.

    With a trim, modern appearance, Nora Lighting’s MAY LED track heads feature AC LEDs that do not require a driver, facilitating installation. The contemporary fixture is designed to illuminate display cabinets, shelves, art niches or dining areas in residential and commercial sites.

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