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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Schleuniger, Inc. to Demonstrate New Wire Processing Equipment at WHMA Wire Harness Conference 2017

December 8, 2016

Schleuniger, Inc., a leading international manufacturer of high-precision wire processing machines and member of the Wire Harness Manufacturer’s Association (WHMA), will exhibit at the 24th Annual WHMA Wire Harness Conference at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX, February 27 – March 2, 2017. The conference will feature presentations on the latest issues facing the... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Electrical Equipment & Systems

1200T5 Starline Track Busway offers restricted access points.

December 7, 2016

Featuring patented u-shaped busbar design, 1200T5 Starline Track Busway is suitable for high power applications. Available with copper/aluminum conductors, unit comes with optional ground conductor. 1200 provides simple turn and lock insertion of plug-in units. Incorporating four data channels in outer aluminum housing, device comes with additional accessories like access panels and optional... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage

BIG Series Modular Hoods offer size 44.27.

November 21, 2016

Compatible with existing rectangular connectors, BIG Series Modular Hoods come in size 44.27. Enabling connection of push button selectors, switches and signaling lamps after necessary holes are drilled, unit’s upper and lower half compartments are connected by 4 screws with o-rings. Enabling power supplies or signaling circuits even after connectors are coupled, unit offers one or more top... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Cutters Optimized For Specific Jobs

November 14, 2016

A full line of precision wire preparation tools for cutting hard wire, Kevlar® insulation, reaching into tight spots, or cutting component leads and flush cutting cable ties is available from Xuron Corp. of Saco, Maine.

Xuron® Precision Cutters are made from high carbon steel with a non-glare black finish, have soft rubber hand grips, Light Touch™ return springs, and Micro-Shear®... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

High-Performance TPE Provides Multiple Processing Advantages over Other TPEs and EPDM in Molded Automotive Interior Parts

November 8, 2016

Sarlink® ML-2355B TPE from Teknor Apex Exhibits Improved Performance in Processing and De-Molding and Has Been Approved for Use in Cable Ducts by VAG

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., November 1, 2016: A new styrene block copolymer thermoplastic elastomer (TPE-S) for automotive interior parts such as cable ducts and grommets exhibits improved injection moldability compared with other elastomers... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thomas & Betts Improves Availability of its Nylon Backshells with Domestic Manufacturing

October 27, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Thomas Betts (T&B), a member of the ABB Group, has enhanced the availability of its Harnessflex® product line by localizing manufacturing to the United States on select high-demand products. The plants will be manufacturing nylon components. The specific products affected are select Harnessflex back shells for automotive electrical wiring. “The addition of domestic... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Boeing Awards GS Yuasa Lithium Power Order for Space Qualified Lithium-ion Cells

October 24, 2016

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 18, 2016 - GS Yuasa Lithium Power (GYLP), a US subsidiary of GS Yuasa Corporation (GYC) (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 6674), announced today that it has received an order from The Boeing Company for the procurement of LSE190 lithium-ion cells to be used in GEO satellite applications. This award follows on the recently announced Long Term Supply Agreement between Boeing and GYLP. The... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Single Wall Halogen-free Heat Shrink Tubing Products meets UL VW-1 flammability test.

October 21, 2016

Suitable for confined-space applications requiring air quality, Single Wall Heat Shrink Tubing products come in X2 and X4 versions. Products shrink at a 2:1 ratio and install quickly at full-recovery temperature of 90 degree C. Used in operating temperatures from -30 C to 125 C. X2 products are offered in 1.0 to 30 mm in 17 sizes. X4 products come in 0.8 to 25 mm range in 13 sizes. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Micro-Crimping Tool performs 150,000 crimps in service life.

October 20, 2016

Powered by 10.8 V Li-ion battery, Sta-Kon® BAT22-6NV2 features one-button operation for controlling all tooling functions and electronic control with lock functions that monitors complete closing of dies. Electromechanical tool also offers automatic retraction when operation is complete and manual retraction when needed. Multifunction LED displays provide workplace illumination, maintenance... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Battery-Powered Hydraulic Tools offer extended runtime, comfort.

October 19, 2016

Powered by Makita® battery platform, hydraulic tools include 6, 12, and 15 ton crimping tools as well as cable and bolt cutters and 10K PSI pump with removable heads. Bluetooth® technology lets electricians wirelessly manage their tools, access tool history, monitor service timelines, and customize tool operation. While each crimper uses pressure sensor to ensure correct force... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Crimping Tools feature self-adjusting design.

October 17, 2016

Available in square and hexagonal crimp styles, Self-Adjusting Crimping Tools are designed for crimping ferrules and wire end sleeves. Tools feature ergonomically shaped handles with hardness and surface textures for comfortable frequent use, non-slip grip pad for applying pressure against surface, and ratchet action to ensure crimps are completed according to specification. Adjustable to wires... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Ascend Performance Materials to Exhibit Its Growing Portfolio of Vydyne® PA66 Solutions at K 2016

October 17, 2016

HOUSTON – Ascend Performance Materials will be showcasing its most recent innovative grades of Vydyne® PA66 at the K Show, the world’s largest plastics trade show, in Dusseldorf from October 19-26. Ascend, the world’s largest fully-integrated producer of PA66 resin, manufactures materials used in the automotive, consumer, industrial, textile, electrical and electronic and carpet... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Heavy-Duty Backshells withstand harsh environments.

October 12, 2016

Designed for agricultural, truck/bus, construction, mining, marine, and 2-wheel industries, AMPSEAL 16 backshells provide strain relief and environmental protection while enhancing aesthetics for AMPSEAL 16 connectors. Construction is of thermoplastic, and snap-on design facilitates installation. Available in 180° and 90° versions for all AMPSEAL 16 plug and cap arrangements, backshells... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Atlas-X1 System Receives Gold-Level Award in Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2016 Innovators Awards Program

September 19, 2016

BOTHELL, Wash. - Leviton announced today that its Atlas-X1™ structured cabling system was recognized by the judges of the annual Cabling Installation Maintenance Innovators Awards program. Leviton was honored with a Gold-level award. Alan Bergstein, publisher of Cabling Installation & Maintenance (www.cablinginstall.com) said, "This prestigious... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cable Jacket Stripper/Slitter works on all insulation types.

September 6, 2016

Tested to >100,000 cycles, heavy-duty Tor Cable Jacket Stripper and Slitter (p/n 10017C) offers positive locking positions for circular, lengthways, and spiral strips. Blade returns to starting position at end of strip, and toolless interchangeable cable clamps result in cable capacities up to 1.5 in. Along with fine blade height adjustor, features include ergonomic, balanced design... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Tray Flexible Coupler Kit features bendable plate.

August 29, 2016

With bendable plate that allows for electrical continuity, T&B® Cable Tray Flexible Coupler Kit eliminates need for bonding jumper. Kit provides maximum horizontal installation flexibility and eliminates need for cutting cable tray side rails. Other features include exterior strap that provides accurate radius for any cable tray design requirements, formed ribs for cable protection, and no... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Wire Tech Tool Kit includes 3 essential, ergonomic hand tools.

August 25, 2016

Xuron® TK2300 Wire Technician Tool Kit includes 3 tools for assembly and field service operation wiring tasks. Supplied in trifold canvas pouch, tools include Model 2175 Maxi-Shear™ Flush Cutter (up to 12 AWG soft wire), Model 440 High Precision Shear for slitting coaxial cable jacketing, and Model 501 thumb adjustable wire stripper-cutter (10–26 AWG). Features of each... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Furniture Feed Poke-Through Floor Box maximizes cabling capacity.

August 25, 2016

Designed to fit 6 in. holes at second floor and above in commercial buildings, Steel City® FFPT6 increases capacity for electrical and electronic wiring in single-core drill location when feeding modular furniture. Box has ¾ in. hub for power wiring as well as 1 ¼ and 2 in. hubs for communications cabling (including plugs). Core drill size is 6 in., and integral junction box has 27... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Sonobond's Ultrasonic Battery Assembly Capabilities Scheduled for International Display

August 1, 2016

Increased Trade Show Participation Parallels Expected Spike in Demand for Innovative Energy Storage WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania – Sonobond’s ultrasonic battery assembly prowess will be featured at trade shows in China and Michigan this year.  The company’s participation in two events is indicative of growing worldwide interest in battery solutions for renewable energy storage, notes... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Flexible Electrical Conduit features liquid-tight design.

July 25, 2016

Featuring flexible inner core made from spiral-wound strip of heavy-gauge, hot-dipped galvanized steel, Type LA Conduit offers protection against wet, oily conditions, while Type ATLA is designed specifically for extreme hot or cold environments. Type SLA, featuring shielded design, is suitable for hazardous locations and wiring applications that require protection of sensitive electronic... Read More