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Aker Solutions Wins Drilling Riser Contract

October 20, 2010

Aker Solutions has won a contract to provide a complete, 8 000 feet drilling riser system to Sevan Marine's deepwater drilling rig Sevan Brasil.<4444>The contract is worth more than USD 40 million. The delivery includes more than 100 riser joints, which will be produced at Aker Solutions' manufacturing facility in Rio das Ostras, Brazil.<4444>"We are very pleased that Sevan Marine has chosen the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Valeo Partners Modulowatt on Its Project for Automatic Docking to a Battery Charging Station

October 19, 2010

PARIS -- Modulowatt Ingenierie, in association with eight partners, including Valeo, is presenting its electronically guided mechanical coupling demonstrator ("AMARE") at the Paris Motor Show. This smart system makes it possible to connect an electric vehicle to an automated charging station.<4444>Automatic docking is handled by an automated arm which connects the vehicle to the charging... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

10 Gigabit Fiber Assemblies feature bit error rate certification.

October 19, 2010

Designed to facilitate migration to 10 Gigabit in fiber optic networks, bit error rate tested and certified 10GIG HLC (Hardened Lens Contact) fiber patch cables come with eye diagram and bit error rate (BER) test data. HLC SCRATCHGUARD® connection technology enables business-critical applications to operate with minimal connectivity issues. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Spring Pin Connectors are offered in crimp and solder designs.

October 15, 2010

Mill-Max 0962 spring pins feature compression spring connection on one end, wire termination on the other, .042 in. dia plunger, and are rated to one million cycles. Crimp-barrel tail accommodates stranded or solid copper wires up to 22 ga. Machined components are plated with 20 µin. of gold over nickel and beryllium copper is plated with 10 µin. Mill-Max 0933, for soldering applications, accommodates up to 22 ga stranded or solid copper wire. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DIN-Rail Mount Outlet Boxes utilize UL 498 receptacle.

October 14, 2010

Utilizing UL 498 Receptacle for UL 508 panels, CPO Series DIN-rail Mount Outlet Boxes feature PVC housing, ABS plastic cover, and top-mount ground pin that prevents loose metal objects from shorting hot and neutral pins together. Products are offered in 26 variants, including duplex, GFCI, and PCB mount outlets, with ratings that range from 120-250 V and 15-20 A, depending on model. They are available with color-coded CAGE CLAMP® Spring Pressure termination or MCS Pluggable Connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Draka Delivers Renewable Tidal Subsea Power Cable on-Time

October 12, 2010

DRAMMEN, Norway -- Draka Offshore announced today that the 11,000 meters of 20kV subsea cable for the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been delivered on-time. Draka's subsea power cables are now being produced from their newly expanded production facility in Drammen, Norway.<4444>Quality Production and Efficient Load-out Produced at Draka's state-of-the-art production facility in... Read More

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

Waterproof Connectors suit quick disconnect applications.

October 11, 2010

Molded to 10 conductor type SOOW 600 V cable, Industrial/Commercial Grade Quick Disconnect Connectors feature max rating of 7 A and are weatherproof when capped or mated. Units are molded in Hypalon rubber permanently bonded to heavy-duty 14 AWG cable. Design isolates contacts from each other and creates watertight seal, allowing mated pairs to be immersed in up to 6 ft of water. Connectors are suitable for broad range of power and/or control applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Floor Boxes have tamper resistant design.

October 11, 2010

Featuring receptacles, multimedia dividers, Cat 5e jacks, and F-connectors, Tamper-Resistant Floor Boxes install in wood and concrete with smooth, nearly flush appearance and meet National Electrical Code® tamper-resistant standards. Design depth leaves room for wiring, and 4 knock-out wire entries and 2 auto-clamp entries promote wiring flexibility. Featuring die-cast cover plate compatible with range of floor surfaces, boxes are scrub water-compliant without caulking. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

HID Pendant Lamps operate in hazardous gas and dust environments.

October 8, 2010

Suited for use in hazardous industrial environments, explosion-protected Ex pendant light fittings are available in small enclosure version with power outputs ranging from 70-250 W, and large enclosure model with outputs from 250-400 W. All versions can be used for HPS lamps and MH lamps. They feature copper-free aluminum housings with epoxy finish, and hinged top hat with single point fixing. Operating in temperatures from -45 to +55°C, products can be wall, ceiling, or pole-mounted. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Non-Industrial Products

Communication, Power, and Data Cables are photoluminescent.

October 7, 2010

ElectriGlow(TM) cables, power cords, and retractiles withstand abrasion, crush, oils, chemicals, and temperatures from -60 to +105°C. UL-qualified products are available as electrical PVC power cord, non-UL TPU retractile cord, and abrasion-, oil- and chemical-resistant non-UL TPU/TPE for control, communication, data, and power. Able to glow for more than 22 hr, cables have inherent safety attributes that can reduce tripping and other hazards. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Power Cords and Cables are halogen-free and flame-retardant.

October 6, 2010

Suitable for harsh environments, UL 62-approved EcoPower HFFR Power Cords withstand abrasion and extreme temperatures from -50 to 105°C. Products also resist oil, kinks, and marring, and do not contain phthalates. Applications include medical devices, computers, consumer electronics, aerospace, marine, transit, and other applications where protection of people, environment, and equipment from toxic and corrosive gas is critical. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lighter-Weight RG Coaxial Cable meets military specifications.

October 6, 2010

Intended for aircraft communication and navigation systems, lightweight RG coaxial cables meet electrical and mechanical requirements of MIL-T-81790 and EN 3475-503. They are engineered for electrical impedance of 50 and 75 <font face='Symbol'>W</font> and also exceed electrical requirements of MIL-C-17G. While cable design facilitates routing and is resistant to abrasion, jacketing material lends to reduced size, maintains shielding effectiveness, and controls impedance. Operating range is -65 to +150°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Stainless Steel Crimping Tools suit various vial styles.

October 6, 2010

La-Pha-Pack Stainless Steel Crimping Tools, available for vials from 11-20 mm in size, withstand dry heat sterilization or autoclaving in chromatography cleanroom applications. Corrosion- and heat-resistant mechanism of tools maximizes durability and lifespan. Featuring adjustable pressure and height, units enable optimal torque to be applied to wide variety of vial styles. Read More

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

BT and Partners Propose Secure Long Range Radio Solution from Sensus for Great Britain's National Smart Meter Rollout

October 5, 2010

Global Networked IT Services Giant Signals that a Purpose-Built, Long-Range Radio Network is the Right Technology for Great Britain's Smart Meter Communications<4444>Raleigh, NC (August 5, 2010) - BT, the leading networked IT services provider, has announced that it is backing long-range radio and the Sensus FlexNet(TM) AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) system for the UK's smart metering... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Colored Cable Feeder Extensions offer custom legend printing.

October 5, 2010

Designed to identify company brand and deter theft, 4/0 Extra Hard Usage Type W Colored Feeder Extensions and Bulk Cable with Custom Legend Printing feature thermoset construction, withstand harsh environmental conditions, and will not melt upon exposure to heat/flame. Extensions come in 7 colors and lengths of 25, 50, 75, and 100 ft. Custom Legend Printing of customer-supplied text is offered in sky blue ink along entire length of cable. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

RF Coaxial Cable Assemblies feature ruggedized design.

September 30, 2010

At 18 GHz, Series LL142 features attenuation of 0.36 dB/ft and VSWR characteristics of less than 1.3. Units incorporate spiraled stainless steel casing, along with heavy-duty adhesive strain relief with Neoprene jacket to help eliminate failures caused by flexion and compression. Available in 4 lengths of 24, 36, 48, and 60 in., cables offer minimum bend radius of 1.5 in., shielding effectiveness of greater than -110 dB, and operating temperature of -55 to +85°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Data Rate Cable meets SCD21 requirements.

September 30, 2010

Engineered for InfiniBand® and other high data rate applications, differential cable exhibits SCD21 (differential-to-common-mode conversion) values typically below -40 dB and consistently below -25 dB across 20 GHz bandwidth. Gauge sizes from 24-32 AWG are available, and SCD21 technology allows for precise cancellation of signals of equal amplitude and differential polarity, with minimal phase difference between differential legs. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Push-In Wire Connector has double spring design.

September 30, 2010

Intended for electrical and OEM applications, HelaCon Plus incorporates double-spring technology for safe, reliable wire connections. First spring minimizes insertion force, while second secures firm connection with higher retention value. Able to join any combination of solid and stranded wire through its individual pole slots within same housing unit, connector has 24 A max current rating and offers multiple in-line port options for flexibility and future expansion. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Regulating Cable suits process industry applications.

September 30, 2010

Chromalox SRP Cable enables process temperature maintenance to 225°F and offers freeze protection in alternative fuels, power generation, oil and gas, chemical, food, and pulp and paper industries. It is manufactured in 5, 10, and 15 W versions with operating voltages from 120-277 V. Certifications include Division 1, Division 2, Zone 1 and Zone 2 certifications through ATEX, CSA, Factory Mutual, IECex, and UL. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Floor Box is pre-wired with 15 A power receptacle.

September 29, 2010

Installed in sub-floor, Carlon® Residential Drop-In Floor Box minimizes exposure of electrical and data communications cords. Kit includes non-metallic box and aluminum or brass cover, as well as 15 A power receptacle, low-voltage and blank inserts, mounting screws, and wire nuts. Providing 11.8 in.³ capacity, box also has integral cable clamp that secures non-metallic sheathed cable. Both aluminum and brass covers are brushed and lacquered for added protection. Read More