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    Wire, Cable & Connectors

  • Apr 27, 2020

    AFC Cable Systems® portable Pack N’ Roll™ cable dispenser makes installations easier by keeping cable clean and organized during transport. With the Pack N’ Roll system, pulling cable is quick and easy and prevents tangles and excess scrap during installation. It is the perfect solution for electrical contractors who perform remodels and small electrical projects and transport coils to different jobsites.

    Mar 25, 2020

    Arlington’s low profile 5x8 inch TV Box™ comes with a steel back box – and a 38RAST Snap2It® connector – for use with metal conduit.

    TVL508S is perfect for flush mounting TVs on a wall as shallow as 3/4" such as furring strips on concrete block walls or 2x2, 2x3 and 2x4 studs.

    Feb 19, 2020

    Arlington’s #300 non-metallic cable strap offers the easy way to attach flat NM cable to concrete block. You can use it on a wood stud too!

    Easier to use than a staple or foldover strap. Simply position the cable and nail the 300 strap onto the surface.

    Feb 12, 2020

    Emerson revealed a new line of electrician fish tapes that make fishing two times faster compared to a traditional electrical fish tape. Faster fishing is possible with REEL-X because the anti-bind case reduces friction; additionally, REEL-X can be set on the ground or held between the legs to free up both hands for pulling or feeding the tape.

    Feb 12, 2020

    Arlington’s economical CUS6 galvanized steel Cable Support holds cable secure and centered on a metal or wood stud.

    Installation is quick and easy. It’s perfect for fastening and positioning up to six individual non-metallic cables – or four metal cables on a 2x4. And it complies with 2020 NEC, article 300.4(D).

    Nail or screw CUS6 to the stud, position cables, and bend the strap over them at the centerline. Finish by inserting locking tab to hold cables in place.

    Feb 11, 2020

    Remee Wire & Cable, a high-integrity manufacturer of electronic wire and cable for reliable performance, announces new custom design and manufacturing capabilities for cable products. Known for its breadth of capabilities and service to accommodate the manufacture of custom cable designs, Remee has recently added capabilities to make hybrid composite constructions with fiber optic and copper cable under one jacket. In addition, the company expanded its insulation and jacket compound offerings to include cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) and Zero Halogen.

    Jan 13, 2020

    Platinum Tools®, the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the new Stub End Coax Cable Stripper RG59/6 (p/n 15046C). The new stripper is now available with an MSRP of $12.95.

    Dec 05, 2019

    Emerson announced the release of the new Greenlee Gator® Insulated Series of cutters and crimpers which can help protect a professional from up to 1000 volts, helping to save the lives of professional utility and electrical tradesmen while on the job. Its crimpers are UL and cUL classified with seven major brands of lugs and splices. The innovative battery powered Gator Insulated Series of cutting and crimping tools can help reduce the operator’s field of movement and exertion, which can improve precision and safety in these hazardous and confined work conditions.

    Dec 03, 2019

    Mersen’s Compact PDBs are an expansion of Mersen’s finger safe IP20-rated Power Distribution Blocks series. The compact footprint allows space savings in panels, contributing to reduced panel size when compared to traditional power distribution blocks.

    Nov 13, 2019

    WAGO’s new 221 Series LEVER-NUTS® for Ex applications brings you all the features you love of the 221 LEVER-NUTS®, now for extreme and hazardous applications. These splicing connectors obtain AEx (class 1, zone 1) rating when used in conjunction with the mounting carrier, which can either be clamped onto a DIN rail or screwed tightly to any smooth surface. Features of the 221 Ex series include:

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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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