Press Release Summary:
Circuit Breaker Lockout System helps prevent accidents while complying with requirements outlined in 2002 National Electrical Code. Adhesive backed rails allows system to be permanently installed in or just outside electrical panel, putting all lockout items at point of need. Designed to lock single and multiple pole breaks, kits are available for standard 120-277 V panels and Square DÂ® NQO Series panels.
Original Press Release:
IDEAL Circuit Breaker Lockout System Prevents Unauthorized Use, Complies With NEC Code Requirement
SYCAMORE, IL, August 11, 2003 - By introducing its new Circuit Breaker Lockout Systems, IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is helping customers in a broad range of industries prevent accidents while also complying with new requirements outlined in the 2002 National Electrical Code (NEC). The new code, article 430.102B, makes "Disconnecting Means" standard for motor, motor circuits and controllers. IDEAL Circuit Breaker Lockout Systems feature adhesive backed rails that allow the system to be permanently installed in or just outside of an electrical panel, putting all lockout items at the point of need. The low-profile design enables the panel door to be shut during lockout applications. In the case of panel doors with extremely tight clearances, IDEAL offers an optional panel spacing gasket to allow closure. Designed to lock single and multiple pole breaks, IDEAL kits are available for standard 120-277 volt panels as well as for Square D® NQO Series panels. Customers can use their own padlocks for added safety and convenience. For more information, contact IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., Becker Place, Sycamore, Illinois 60178. Or phone 1-800-435-0705, Fax: 1-800-533-4483. On the web, www.idealindustries.com. IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.