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    Wire, Cable & Connectors

  • 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:

    Nov 07, 2019

    WAGO has updated our filter modules to include built-in ground fault diagnostics. The 750-624/020-002 and 750-626/020-002 are able to monitor both the +24 VDC and 0 VDC supply connections for impedance to ground.

    The filter modules are perfect for marine applications. Engineers will design in a ground fault test device to detect error resistance to Earth in marine applications. The built-in ground fault detection means there is no need for an external device for ground fault detection after a 24 VDC power supply.

    Aug 29, 2019

    Remee Wire & Cable, a leading manufacturer of electronic wire and cable, announces new packaging for Remee Wire & Cable products.  Remee has engineered these new boxes to provide a sturdy carton that will protect customers’ cable purchases during shipping and on the job site.  In addition, the new carton design facilitates trouble-free cable payout and ease of use.  These new Remee boxes are among the strongest available in the market today.  They are used on all standard and customized Remee cable purchases.

    The new packaging features and benefits include:

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  • 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.

    Click HERE for more information.

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