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Industrial Luminaires utilize LED technology.

November 24, 2014

Designed, tested, and certified for use in hazardous areas and adverse environmental conditions, Hazlux® Industrial Luminaires are rated for extreme temperatures of -40 to 131°F or -31 to 104°F, depending on model. Units are constructed of corrosion-resistant and copper-free aluminum and finished with baked, electro-deposited, pure-epoxy powder. Simple hinge arrangement enables fast installation with hands-free wiring and instant On and Restrike. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Cable Edge Clips install on solar panels without tools.

August 26, 2014

Designed to fit frame thicknesses from 0.06–0.12 in., Ty-Rap® High-Performance Cable Edge Clips manage up to four, 10 AWG solar PV control cables, and can be removed without tools or cutting. Acetal clips are weather-resistant and perform for more than 20 years outdoors with operating temperatures from -85 to 194°F, while UV- and weather-resistant Nylon 6-6 clips are heat stabilized to retain strength and stability in hot solar PV applications with operating temperatures from -40 to 220°F. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems, Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Lighting offers ATEX and/or IECex Zone 1 certifications.

June 12, 2014

Available in polycarbonate or glass, DTS XFFL Range Tubular LED Fitting offers operating life of more than 100,000 hr and output of 5,000 lm with 100% yield. Components are mounted on sliding gear tray to facilitate installation and maintenance, and may be retrofitted into existing fixtures mounted with T8 lamps. Providing instant-start illumination and re-strike, DTS XLF Range LED Floodlight features operating life of 50,000+ hr, narrow-beam output of 9,000 lm, and wide-beam output of 7,000 lm. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Cable Glands reduce risk of explosions.

June 6, 2014

Designed to meet European ATEX directives for protecting employees, public, and environment from accidents due to explosions, Kopex-Ex™ SWA/SWB Cable Glands terminate steel wire armored (SWA) and steel wire braid (SWB) cable in control, instrumentation, power, and telecommunications applications. Products are applicable in oil and gas processing as well as marine environments; operate in temperatures up to 194°F; and also suit low-smoke, halogen-free, and flame-retardant applications. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Universal Conduit Elbow enables 4:1 SKU reduction.

April 11, 2014

Replacing 4 conduit body configurations, T&B® Rigid Fittings BlueKote® Universal Conduit Elbow (LU) Form 8 enables fiber-optic cable to be run in ¾ in. system, instead of 2 in. system, and maintain cable bend radius. Angled covered port facilitates wire pulling and uses standard covers. While UL listing as enclosure permits internal splices, rating for 40% wire fill avoids need to de-rate system. BlueKote 4-layer protection provides internal and external corrosion resistance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Linear Fluorescent Lighting installs at various angles.

March 28, 2014

Part of Hazlux® Hazardous Location Lighting, XFM and DFP Series Fixtures provide installation at various angles. XFM Series, designed for explosive atmosphere locations, features five ½ in. NPT hub entries on each end. Units come in 2 and 4 ft lengths for 2, 3, and 4-lamp combinations. DFP Series, designed for hazardous locations in industrial and wet environments, features optional mounting brackets that enable precise aiming in multiple angles. Units come in 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6-lamp models. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Electrical Equipment & Systems

NEC-Compliant Receptacle Cover is non-metallic and weatherproof.

February 12, 2014

Red•Dot® Code Keeper® Extra-Duty Non-Metallic Weatherproof While-In-Use Cover aids compliance with NEC® requirements, specifically NEC Sections 406.9 (B) (1) and 590.4 (D) (2), for receptacles in wet locations. Featuring stainless steel hinge pin, cover is configured for GFCI receptacles; included adapter plates accommodate single, duplex, and switch configurations. Single- and 2-gang configurations come with 2 7/8 and 4 ¼ in. deep covers; single-gang configurations add 2 ¼ in. deep cover. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Grounding Connectors offer direct 600 A, 25 kA capability.

December 23, 2013

Elastimold® Grounding Device (GAD) provides direct 600 A, 25 kA-rated connection. While Series GAD and GADDR are designed for standard C-clamp ground connections, Series BGAD and BGADDR are designed for ball-stud ground connections. Permanent and safe, product connects to rear interfaces of 600 A series elbow connectors to ground circuit. To remain open, insulated cap with capacitive test point ensures no voltage is present. Once de-energized, circuit is grounded through cable to system ground. Read More

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