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ILSCO

4730 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH, 45227, US

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ILSCO

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Battery-Powered Cable Tool performs three functions.

October 21, 2014

Powered by 18 V Advanced Lithium battery, TaskMaster™ includes 3 quick-change heads, allowing users to cut, crimp, and punch with one device. Cable-cutting head cuts copper or aluminum wire, while universal, 4-indent, dieless crimping head ensures precise connections, and hole-punch head makes cable entry holes in electrical boxes. Housed in impact-resistant nylon body featuring built-in LED work light, tool uses on-board diagnostic sensors to ensure fast, full cycles. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Solar Combiner Nodes can accept strings from any direction.

October 13, 2014

Designed specifically for use in solar combiner boxes, Type SCNL and SCNM Solar Combiner Nodes are manufactured from high-strength aluminum alloy. Configurations enable installer to lay-in 27 different strings up to 420 A and can be installed to accept strings from any direction. Installer can also take home runs to inverter out at any direction. Flat-head mounting screws are included. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Bonding Connectors feature green plating.

September 26, 2014

Manufactured from 300 Series stainless steel, BPad® Solar Bonding Connectors include Type SBW Solar Bonding Washers, Type SBC Clips, and Type SBJ Jumper Cables. Connectors utilize Viritium™ green plating process to designate ground points when installed. Approved for use with anodized aluminum, mill finished aluminum, and galvanized steel rack mounting systems, products have conical contact points that penetrate mounting surface to create solid bond. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Compression Connectors offer 1- or 2-hole tang.

July 8, 2014

UL Listed and CSA Certified, SureCrimp® Aluminum Compression Connectors include Type ALNS 1-hole standard tang, Type ALND 2-hole standard tang, and Type ALNN 1- and 2-hole narrow tang models. Units are roll marked to provide permanent product identification and come in variety of bolt hole sizes and spacing. Color-coded end caps are provided for accurate die identification. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Neutral Bars are UL Recognized and CSA Certified.

June 5, 2014

Using screwdriver or allen wrench for installation, Neutral Bar Series includes Type NBCE Neutral Bar Copper Extended, Type NBAE Aluminum Extended, and Type NBAS Aluminum Single models. Aluminum bars are made from 6061-T6 aluminum alloy and are dual rated for use with copper and aluminum conductor, while copper bars are for use on copper wire only. To provide low contact resistance and protection against corrosion, neutral bars are electro-tin plated. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Ground Clamps are designed to meet electrical industry demands.

April 22, 2014

Accommodating electrical industry needs, UL-Listed and CSA-Certified Type GPL U-Bolt Ground Clamps are available for pipe, rod, rebar, and fence posts. Spacer is designed to optimize available positive contact area, and clamps rotate 90° for installation flexibility. Products are suitable for direct burial in earth or concrete. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Grounding Connector works with copper, aluminum.

April 16, 2013

UL 467-Listed for grounding and bonding only, SGB-5 is manufactured from 6061-T6 aluminum alloy and features electro-tin plating. Stainless steel hardware promotes corrosion resistance, while serrations in conductor wire way cuts oxidation. Suitable for use with either copper or aluminum conductor, CSA-Certified product features raised lay-in wire way to accommodate various racking systems. Clamp design eliminates need to drill mounting holes into frame and conserves installation time. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Copper Compression Connectors feature slotted tang.

April 15, 2013

With slotted bolt hole in tang, Type CSLT Connectors satisfy hole spacing requirements from 5/8–1 in., offering installation flexibility in field. Slot also accommodates variations in stud spacing on bus bars or generator paddles without having to make modifications to bolt hole. Available in conductor sizes of 1,000 kcmil - #6, with bolt hole sizes ranging from ¼–½ in., connectors are UL Listed, CSA Certified, and suitable for use in circuits rated 35 KV or less. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Long Blank Tang Compression Connectors offer sight hole.

March 27, 2013

SureCrimp® copper compression connectors have blank tang that affords installers flexibility for drilling of mounting holes to meet application requirements. Seamless copper tubing promotes connector endurance, while electro-tin plating helps protect against corrosion. Die stamped with wire size, die index number, and part number identifier, connectors feature lugs color-coded with permanent ink to accelerate identification of proper die number and proper crimp positioning. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pre-Insulated Connectors serve space-constrained applications.

February 5, 2013

Available in X, T, and L configurations (shapes), NIMBUS®4FLEX connectors are dual rated for copper or aluminum conductors and help solve space-constrained wiring issues when working in small control panels or wiring troughs. Products accept building code as well as fine stranded conductor and come in 2-, 3-, and 4-port designs. Screw design renders these UL-Listed, CSA-Certified, and RoHS-compliant connectors reusable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Copper Lay-In Connector expands solar grounding options.

October 25, 2012

UL-Listed and CSA-Certified, GBL-4DBTH conserves time by accelerating installation of ground lugs in solar field. This copper lay-in connector features stainless steel hex head screw, which ensures there is no drill drift when it is torqued down. It also reduces chance of damaging rack or panel. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Distribution Blocks carry UL, CSA approvals.

October 15, 2012

Intended for use with listed crimp-type lugs and suited for use with flexible conductor, PDS Power Stud Blocks are approved up to 840 A and 10,000 symmetrical amps. Select sizes have hinged cover to prevent accidental contact. Also available, PDM Power Stud Blocks are approved up to 760 A and 10,000 symmetrical amps. Most sizes come with hinged cover. PDS and PDM units are both recognized under UL Standard 1059 and CSA certified to Standard C22.2. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Aluminum Compression Connector serves wind energy applications.

February 7, 2012

Made of 1350 aluminum alloy, ALNN-1000-12-134 is designed for 1000kcmil conductor that connects vital wiring infrastructures of wind turbines. Electro-tin plating imparts corrosion resistance; 2-hole mounting tang ensures secure, tight connection; and chamfered barrel facilitates smooth conductor insertion. Suitable for use with copper or aluminum conductor, this UL Listed and CSA Certified product features narrow tang design and standard NEMA bolt hole pattern. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Bronze Waterpipe Clamps safely deliver required grounding.

June 28, 2011

Featuring silicon bronze hardware, Type GPL3 series fits IPS pipe sizes from ½-12 in. and accepts ground conductor sizes from 4-4/0. UL-Listed and CSA-Certified products, resistant to corrosion, rotate 90° for installation flexibility. Suitable for direct bury in earth or concrete, series supports use within industrial construction, maintenance, power plants, sub-stations, and anywhere perimeter fencing is required to be grounded. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Copper Compression Connectors come in 45°and 90° bent tang versions.

February 8, 2011

Offered in 45° and 90° bent tang configurations, SureCrimp® copper compression connectors are designed for angled surfaces, perpendicular connections, or stacking applications. Bent tangs allow flat, secure connection to mounting surface, even if wire is not be parallel to surface. Made from seamless copper tubing, connectors feature electro-tin plating and are die stamped with wire size and die index number. RoHS-compliant products are UL-Listed and CSA-Certified for AWG and Flex Wire. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Compression Connectors suit tight fitting applications.

November 23, 2010

Made from high grade copper, SureCrimp® Narrow Tang Connectors provide conductive, low-heat connection. Seamless copper tubing optimizes connector endurance, while electro-tin plating offers protection against corrosion. RoHS-compliant, UL Listed, and CSA Certified for AWG and Flex Wire, all SureCrimp connectors are die stamped with wire size and die index number as well as part number identifier. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pre-Insulated Connector is available in 2, 3, 4, or 6 ports.

May 1, 2010

Dual rated for copper or aluminum conductors, UL Listed and CSA certified NIMBUS4FLEX accepts B, C, H, I, K, M, and DLO conductor classes and wide range of stranded and standard conductors in single-side, dual-side, and mountable configurations. Connector features Reflex Blue removable plugs and reusable patent pending set screws. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Connectors terminate communication grounding conductors.

October 6, 2008

UL-listed and meeting UL467 specifications and NEC Article 250.94, GBT lay-in intersystem grounding and bonding termination connectors accommodate from 250 kcmil-#8 AWG grounding electrode conductors. Units are designed for copper or aluminum conductor and install on ground electrode conductor below meter or panel. They include 4 x #2-14 AWG bonding taps, lay-in feature, stainless steel screws, and serrations in conductor wire way to minimize oxidation. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Clamps are suited for grounding rigid conduit systems.

April 30, 2007

Featuring copper strap that facilitates alignment and protects conduit systems from vibrations, BGCS line of UL listed and CSA certified clamps include ground wire range of 3/0-10, water pipe range of ½-1 in., and conduit hub size range of ½-1 in. Incorporating zinc plated screws, cast bronze clamps are offered with or without saddle for connecting ground wire to pipe. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lay-In Connectors facilitate wire installation.

June 12, 2006

Fabricated from 6061-T6 aluminum alloy to ensure strength and conductivity, ClearTrax(TM) connectors feature lay-in installation of aluminum or copper conductors. They accommodate wire range of 1000MCM-2 and are clear plated for low contact resistance. Compact body, designed from single piece, is engineered for heat dissipation, and reduced cable manipulation during installation results in fast and safe connection. Read More

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