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Rigid/IMC Conduit Terminating Hubs offer range of options.
Press Release Summary:
February 11, 2013 - Designed for indoor or outdoor use with rigid conduit and IMC, Myers™ conduit hubs come in materials such as zinc, stainless steel, and aluminum and are available with IEC/Ex and ATEX approvals. Design facilitates installation and includes oversize nut with radial serrations to ensure flush installation and positive grounding. Other features include captive O-ring gasket, precision machine cut NPT threads, and insulated throat. Vibration-proof design ensure secure installation.
Original Press Release
Myers(TM) Hubs from Cooper Crouse-Hinds Provide the Broadest, Most Complete Offering for Terminating Rigid/IMC Conduit
Press release date: February 6, 2013
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Cooper Crouse-Hinds, a leader in electrical products that enhance safety, productivity, innovation, and labor savings in industrial, commercial, and solar environments, is pleased to announce the expansion of the already broad and most complete line of conduit hubs – Myers™. Designed for indoor or outdoor use with rigid conduit and IMC, Myers hubs are ideal for demanding physical and environmental applications, including those with the presence of chemicals, such as acetic, citric, and salt water.
Myers Hubs are available in a wide range of styles, trade sizes, and materials to meet customer requirements and preferences. They offer easy installation, a smooth pulling surface for added labor savings, and include multiple certifications for end user confidence and peace of mind.
Now with an expanded line of IEC/Ex and ATEX approved hubs, Crouse-Hinds can offer global customers with hazardous locations one hazardous-rated product for world wide applications. This provides simplified ordering and receiving to meet customer requirements and preferences.
“Our complete line of Myers Hubs offers proven, reliable solutions for nearly any application,” said Jack King, commercial marketing manager, Crouse-Hinds Division. “They are tough enough to stand up to demanding environments and suitable for hazardous locations. They are also available in a wide range of sizes and feature a vibration-proof design to assure a secure installation.”
In addition to being the “original” and most recognized zinc hub product on the market, Myers offers larger trade sizes in stainless steel and aluminum, as well as hubs approved for use in hazardous (classified) NEC or IEC applications, and ATEX approved hubs, cap offs, drains, and ground hubs. They are vibration-proof and include a strong, oversize nut with radial serrations to assure a flush installation and positive grounding. Myers Hubs also include a captive O-ring gasket, precision machine cut NPT threads, and an insulated throat for a smooth pulling surface.
Cooper Crouse-Hinds is part of the electrical business of Eaton. Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in late 2012. Cooper Crouse-Hinds integrates a comprehensive line of electrical and instrumentation products with expert support, industry insights and local availability, engineering safety and productivity in the most demanding industrial and commercial environments worldwide. Cooper Crouse-Hinds manufactures over 100,000 products, including conduit and cable fittings; enclosures; plugs and receptacles; industrial lighting fixtures; signals and alarms; controls and electrical apparatus; commercial outlet boxes and hubs; and electronic components and protection equipment for process control branded MTL Instruments Group. Cooper Crouse-Hinds products are sold worldwide and meet all local and international code requirements. They are used in general construction or in harsh and hazardous environments across the globe, performing to the highest standard of safety and reliability. For more information, visit www.crouse-hinds.com . For information about Eaton, visit www.eaton.com .