Current Interrupters

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 tripped. Reset/Lockout feature provides added level of safety by preventing reset if device cannot respond to ground fault. 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... Read More

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

Compact Optical Switch suits non-contact switching environments.

April 1, 2015

Integrating GaAs IR LED emitter, silicon NPN phototransistor, and photosensitive receiver optimized for short distances, ITR1201SR10A/TR reflective type opto interrupter offers cut-off visible wavelength of below 700 nm. Double molding manufacturing process results in smooth surface that promotes reliability. With flat, 1.5 mm profile, reflective sensor offers stable collector current and is suited for use in printers, copiers, and scanners as well as non-contact switching environments. 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 using built-in keypad or via USB. Unit functions in continuous, daily, dated, and interference modes. Read More

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

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... 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 available as 15 A/125 V or 20 A/125 V duplex receptacles, both with dual-direction test and reset buttons. 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 centers, as well as modify settings in reaction to power system changes or changes in operational practices. 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 Washington,... 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

ABB Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of the R-MAG® Magnetically Actuated Outdoor Substation Breaker

August 27, 2013

ABB celebrates 10 year anniversary of the R-MAG® magnetically actuated outdoor substation breaker World’s leading power transmission and distribution technology innovator celebrates with its customers, looks forward to its next decade of success. Lake Mary, FL, – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is pleased to announce the 10 year anniversary of the groundbreaking... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Self-Testing GFCI Receptacle prevents protection-free power.

August 6, 2013

With integrated SafeLock Protection™, Pass & Seymour® Self-Test GFCI Receptacle conducts automatic test every second to ensure proper functionality. Indicator light flashes if device fails this test, signaling that GFCI should be replaced. If critical components are damaged and protection is lost, power to receptacle will be locked out. This product, rated at 15 A/125 V, exceeds UL943 voltage surge requirements and survives 100X required UL 3 kA/6 kV voltage surge test cycles. 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 current balance between live conductors and neutral using toroidal current transformer. 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 equipment. In-Line, Cord Set, Right Angle, and Box GFCIs are water-resistant and rated for outdoor use. 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<4444>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 thermoplastic, devices also offer SafeLock(TM) Protection for power shut-off if protection is compromised. 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 feature LED trip indicator and SafeLock(TM) Protection for power shut-off if protection is compromised. Read More