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Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Eaton to Highlight Energy-Saving, Advanced Performance Solutions in Residential Lighting and Wiring Devices at the 2015 PCBC Show

June 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Power management company Eaton, a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, will showcase its innovative and energy-savings solutions for the residential building and construction industry at the 2015 PCBC trade show on June 24 and 25 in San Diego, California, booth 917. Taking place at the San Diego Convention Center, the PCBC show is the largest homebuilding trade show... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Self-Test GFCI meets June 2015 UL standard.

June 17, 2015

Designed to meet UL 943 Standard, SmartlockPro® Self-Test GFCI includes auto-monitoring feature which conducts internal test to ensure that it is providing protection from ground faults. If self-test detects any condition that would indicate GFCI protection might be compromised, visual LED indicator provides alert by switching from green to red and GFCI may be automatically... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

S&C, Schneider Electric and Oncor Complete Innovative Microgrid

April 10, 2015

Unique Microgrid System Demonstrates Distributed Energy Resources and Improves Reliability for Oncor CHICAGO - S and C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, and Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, have announced the unveiling of one of the most advanced microgrids in North America for Oncor, an electric transmission and distribution... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

GPS-Synchronized Current Interrupter includes built-in relay.

March 19, 2015

Powered from AC or DC source, MicroMax GPS350 integrates Normally Closed AC/DC solid state relay that can interrupt up to 60 A with on/off cycles of less than 4 sec, and 80 A with 4-sec cycles or longer. Relay also provides voltage suppression which absorbs inductive energy released during on/off switching. Supplied in hardened enclosure for extreme conditions, MicroMax GPS350 can be programmed... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Test & Measuring Instruments

Eaton Teams with Actor Ed Begley, Jr. to Highlight Energy-Saving, Advanced Performance Solutions in Residential Lighting and Wiring Devices at 2015 International Builders' Show

January 21, 2015

Actor, environmentalist Begley to discuss the building and design of his new green, sustainable home featuring Eaton products Eaton also exclusive lighting provider for NextGen Home TV’s Showcase Home PITTSBURGH – Power management company Eaton will showcase its innovative and energy-savings solutions for the residential building and construction industry at the National Association of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Continuously Self-Testing GFCI exceeds 2015 UL requirements.

December 19, 2014

Pass & Seymour® Self-Test GFCI tests itself every 3 sec. Upon failure, red light flashes to indicate need for device replacement. SafeLock™ Protection feature automatically disconnects power to receptacle if it detects that critical components are damaged and protection is lost, and automatic shutter system helps prevent improper insertion of foreign objects. Tamper-resistant device is... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vacuum Interrupters, Inc.'s MAC-TS4 Wins 2014 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Award

September 29, 2014

Carrollton, Texas – Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. is proud to announce that its new MAC-TS4 vacuum interrupter tester, the only test set capable of conducting predictive testing on vacuum interrupters in the field, has won Occupational Health Safety (OHS) magazine’s 2014 New Product of the Year Award in the Safety Monitoring Device category. “We are extremely proud to have the new MAC-TS4... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Leviton Expands SmartlockPro® AFCI and GFCI Product Lines

September 16, 2014

New Combination AFCI/Switch and GFCI with Audible Trip Alert Enhance Safety Offering MELVILLE, N.Y. - Leviton has utilized advancements in technology to develop two new innovative safety products, the SmartlockPro® Combination AFCI/Switch and the SmartlockPro® Slim GFCI with Audible Trip Alert. A leading advocate of electrical safety for more than 100 years, Leviton's latest electrical... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Healing Recloser offers service center configurability.

February 5, 2014

In event of short circuit in lateral distribution lines, TripSaver II® Cutout-Mounted Recloser will interrupt fault current and then reclose up to 3 times to determine if fault is still present. If fault remains, device will open and provide visible gap in power system, helping to isolate damaged section of grid. Utilities can configure product's protection settings at their own service... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Legrand® Showcases Game-Changing Contractor Productivity and Risk Management Solutions at Neca 2013

October 7, 2013

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – At this year's NECA show, Legrand, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, will be showcasing game-changing solutions that enhance contractor productivity and facilitate job-site risk management.  To learn and see more, visit Legrand in booth #567 from October 12 – October 15, 2013, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bender Provides The BELLAGIO HOTEL in LAS VEGAS, NV with LIFEGUARD Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters

September 13, 2013

BENDER provided 440 UL-Listed (UL943 - Class A) LIFEGUARD Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters for single and three-phase AC systems with variable frequency drives to the BELLAGIO Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. These state-of-the-art GFCIs are capable of detecting ground faults on AC and DC single and three-phase systems including systems with variable frequency drives. They will be used to monitor the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

GFEP Device protects equipment from line-to-ground currents.

July 11, 2013

Suitable for electrical networks up to 480 Vac, F200 Ground Fault Equipment Protector trips when system leaks significant current to ground, preventing potential short circuit before damage can occur. DIN rail mountable unit consists of 2 pole F202 for single phase networks, and F204 for split phase, Delta and Wye networks. F200 GFEP immediately detects ground faults by continuously measuring... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable GFCIs offer automatic and manual reset models.

February 14, 2013

Available in 15 or 20 A models, Portable GFCIs include 5 models: Right-Angle Plug, In-Line, Cord Set, Adapter Plug, and Box Unit. All models meet requirements of UL GFCI, NEC®, and OSHA 1926.404 standards. Housed in polycarbonate, GFCIs withstand impact and extensive usage in variety of applications, including power tools, high-pressure power washers, wet vacuums, and grounds-keeping... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ground Fault Protectors come in 120 and 240 Vac.

January 22, 2013

When ground fault or earth leakage greater than 30 mA is detected, Series NDB1L automatically opens circuit. Units have interrupting capacity of 4.5 kA and operating temperature range of -35 to 70°C. Available in 6–32 A with DIN rail mounting, RoHS-compliant ground fault protectors feature shockproof wire terminations, visual trip indicator, and push-to-test button. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

ON Semiconductor Expands Its Extensive Portfolio of High Performance Industrial IC Offerings

November 29, 2012

New advanced VLDO, GFI controller, KNX transceiver and IGBT solutions underline the strength and depth of the company's product portfolio Electronica - MUNICH, Germany - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving innovation in energy efficiency, continues to advance power management in high performance industrial integrated circuit (IC) solutions. The newest devices have a high degree of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

GFCI Electric Recepticle includes audible and visual alarms.

November 1, 2011

Audible Alarm GFCI Receptacle meets NEC® requirements for GFCI protection. In addition to GFCI trip indicator light, audible alarm provides supplemental signal that sump pump, refrigerated display case, freezer, or refrigerator has lost power. Series includes 15 and 20 A, tamper-resistant duplex GFCI receptacles; hospital grade models are also available. Constructed of impact-resistant... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

GFCI Receptacle has isolated ground design.

November 1, 2011

Designed to meet NED® requirements, Isolated Ground GFCI Receptacle minimizes electrical interference from building's ground system. Product range, which includes 15 and 20 A tamper-resistant duplex receptacles, is specifically designed to protect computers and other electronic equipment. Hospital Grade models are also available. Constructed of impact-resistant thermoplastic, receptacles... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter features LED guide lights.

July 22, 2011

Designed to meet or exceed UL and NEC requirements, SmartlockPro® Slim Duplex GFCI features pair of LED lights that automatically respond to ambient light, getting brighter when light levels in room are low. SmartlockPro Reset Lockout Technology prevents resetting of device if GFCI cannot respond to ground fault. In addition to signaling correct or incorrect wiring during installation, dual... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Grid Power Switch includes voltage and current sensors.

April 1, 2011

IntelliRupter® PulseCloser features high-accuracy voltage and current sensors that enable unit to respond to self-healing and protection applications for smart grid. These sensors capture current and voltage data needed to support other smart grid applications such as volt/var control and circuit optimization. System has sensing accuracy of 0.5%, supporting capabilities such as overcurrent... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

GFCI Receptacles comply with RoHS directive.

March 17, 2011

Featuring impact-resistant, thermoplastic construction, RoHS-Compliant GFCI offering includes 15 and 20 A duplex models that meet NEC® Tamper-Resistant requirements designed to protect children from electrical injuries. Units have built-in shutters that let plugs in and keep objects such as keys and paper clips out. LED indicator light lets users identify tripped condition, while SafeLock(TM)... Read More