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    Test & Measurement

  • Jul 01, 2015

    Megger, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical and communications applications, now offers the TDR500/3-CTV, a handheld, time domain

    May 25, 2015

    Megger, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications, has enhanced its HT1000/2 series of handheld testers to perform bonded pair testing.

    May 11, 2015

    Megger now offers a digital clamp meter used to measure current flow in electrical systems and equipment during installation, maintenance and monitoring. The DCM1500 can measure AC and DC current up to 1,500 A, with other testers in its class only topping at 1,000 A.

    May 10, 2015

    Matrox® Graphics Inc. announced that New Zealand’s National Control Centres installed Matrox Extio™ KVM extenders to monitor the country’s national power system.

    May 04, 2015

    Klein Tools, for professionals since 1857, expands its “Tough Meter” Test & Measurement product line with the durable NCVT-3 Non-Contact Voltage Tester with Flashlight. It identifies AC voltage in cables, cords, circuit breakers, outlets, wires, doorbells, thermostats, low voltage lighting systems, irrigation systems, etc.

    May 03, 2015

    REED Instruments is excited to announce the arrival of the R2050 80 x 80 pixel thermal imager. With a low price point, this thermal imager is an excellent entry-level camera loaded with features.

    Apr 27, 2015

    Schneider Electric announced the introduction of the PowerLogic PM8000 series power meter. The newest addition to the PowerLogic portfolio of power and energy meters now includes power quality (PQ) compliance and analyses capabilities that were once reserved for more advanced meters.

    Mar 18, 2015

    Megger, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications, now offers the TDR2010, a dual channel, high resolution time domain reflectometer (TDR) for locating faults on all metallic cables, including twisted pair wires and coax cables.

    Mar 02, 2015

    Version 10 of LineSmarts, the Android application for the remote measurement of overhead lines, has just been released. It offers some great new features. In addition to the existing ability to measure conductor tension and span distance, the new version of LineSmarts now enables users to:

    Jan 08, 2015

    Greenlee ® / A Textron Company has proudly launched the 180XL Visual Fault Locator as part of its Greenlee Communications line for fast and effective visual fault locating in fiber optic cables. This handheld device can quickly visually locate macrobends, poor splices, bad connectors and breaks in fibers.


  • Industry News

    General Fusion is working with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in a vital project to advance fusion energy technology. Through this collaboration, General Fusion and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories will develop tritium extraction techniques for use in commercial fusion power plants.

    Hydro One announced the completion of critical upgrades to its Hawthorne Transmission Station (TS), first commissioned more than 60 years ago. By replacing aging infrastructure and energizing five new transformers at the station, these upgrades will help drive economic growth by increasing the amount of available power and improving reliability to the region.

  • Keeping Current

    OUELLET GROUP INC. announces the acquisition of Innovair Corporation, a major supplier of air conditioning and heat pump equipment in Latin America and the United States.

    "This new acquisition allows us to grow further and develop new markets," said Martin Beaulieu, President "It also helps us to consolidate our position as a major player in the North American market while continuing to offer high-quality service and innovative products."

    Owned by the Beaulieu family, with its head office in L’Islet, Quebec, Ouellet Group owns Ouellet Canada in L’Islet, Dettson Industries in Sherbrooke, Hazloc Heaters in Calgary, Nanjing Ouellet – a manufacturing plant located in China – and Britech in Toronto.

    SERVICE WIRE announces that Kerith Richards has been selected as one of tED Magazine’s prestigious “30 Under 35” winners. Kerith represents some of the best and brightest in the electrical industry today.

    A natural born leader, Kerith is an early trailblazer for young women in the electrical industry. She is successfully making a name for herself in this competitive space. She has a very unique dual role at Service Wire as a full-time sales rep in the U.S. Northeast and the regional sales manager for all ten Canadian provinces.

    Kerith has mastered the intricacies of working with international customers—understanding different product nomenclature, codes, and listings to ensure the right product is delivered on time.

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES (CANADA) CORP. National Sales Manager, Sean Bernard announces a new partnership with Resilient Sales Corporation.

    Effective August 1st, 2021, Resilient Sales Corporation, led by its Principal Sean Atkinson, will serve as IDEAL's agency partner for the Northern Ontario region – servicing distributor partners within the region bordered by Bracebridge to the south, Algonquin Park/Quebec border to the east, Timmins to the North and Lake Huron/Lake Superior to the west.

    E.B. HORSMAN & SON announce that its Terrace branch moved down the street to a new building located on 2915 Molitor Street, Terrace on July 12th, 2021.

    The newly constructed 20,000 square foot building was custom-built to replace the 7,200 square foot location on 5000 Pohle Avenue. The building will also offer three commercial spaces for lease to local businesses.

  • Product Showcase

    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.

    Get an easy, flush receptacle installation in new concrete with Arlington's FLB6230MBLR Cover Kit. It fits most manufacturers' 4-1/2" concrete boxes, including Arlington's FLBC4500 and FLBC4502 boxes. This LISTED kit includes a 6" brass cover with flip lids, gaskets, receptacle AND a leveling ring. Also available nickel-plated.

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