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ABB Wins $41 Million Power Order in Africa

Substations and FACTS technology to help strengthen transmission grid Zurich, Switzerland - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $41 million from SNEL (Société Nationale d'Électricité), the national power utility in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to refurbish and expand three substations in the southern province of Katanga. The order was...

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Spark Arrestor Can Prevent Diesel Engine Fires

Chalwyn Spark Arrestors developed specifically to prevent the risk of fire from the ignition of flammable materials caused by spark emission from the exhausts of diesel engines are now available from Chalwyn distributors. This risk can be so high that site access is often barred unless arrestors are fitted and many countries have legislation to that effect. The danger is greatest where carbon can...

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Shunt Protectors suit sensitive LED lighting applications.

Shunt Protectors suit sensitive LED lighting applications.

By shunting current around inoperable LED in light string, LSP-Series enables unaffected lights in string to remain illuminated. Models LSP0600BJR-S, LSP0900BJR-S, LSP1300BJR-S, and LSP1800BJR-S are capable of isolating 1, 2, 3, and 4 LEDs, respectively. Available in SMB surface mount packages, RoHS-compliant devices are suited for light bulbs, lighting fixtures, and backlighting systems.

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Shand & Jurs Deflagration Arresters Pose Unique Advantage

Shand & Jurs Deflagration Arresters Pose Unique Advantage

Hillside, IL - Shand & Jurs, a leader in tank gauging and tank protection equipment, is pleased to announce the addition of four models of its Deflagration Arresters that have earned ATEX 94/4/EC approval. Deflagration Flame Arresters are designed to be a positive flame stop on low pressure tanks or piping systems containing flammable liquids or solvents having a low flash point. They not only...

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Surge Protectors support global navigation satellite systems.

Surge Protectors support global navigation satellite systems.

With clamping voltage of 8 V and response time of 10 nsec, FPL SurgeGuard(TM) Series will protect sensitive systems from both LEMP and NEMP type surges. Multi-stage units operate in frequencies from 1.15-1.61 GHz with low VSWR of 1.10 typical and low IL of .10 typical. Weatherproof to IP68 standards, surge protectors can withstand multiple strikes as well as transients up to 30 kApk.

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Laird Technologies Further Expands Distribution Product Portfolio With Digi-Key Corporation

Infrastructure Antenna Systems Products Added to Current Distribution Portfolio of Thermal Management, Wireless M2M, EMI, and Signal Integrity Lines St. Louis, Missouri, USA - Laird Technologies, a global leader in the design and manufacture of customized, performance-critical components for wireless systems and other advanced electronics applications, today announced it has expanded its global...

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Surge Arresters protect photovoltaic systems up to 1,000 V.

Surge Arresters protect photovoltaic systems up to 1,000 V.

Available with or without remote indication contact, VAL-MS 1000DC/2+V-FM protects 2-position DC voltage systems up to 1,000 V. VALVETRAB MS units are also available for other voltages commonly used in small-scale photovoltaic systems and power systems ranging from 12-600 Vdc. Rail-mountable arresters protect both insulated and solidly grounded systems. Protective circuit is thermally and...

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FireIce Begins to Make Impact on Long Island, NY

JUPITER, Fla. - GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:GLTC) today announced that its revolutionary fire suppressant FireIce is beginning to make traction with Long Island Fire Departments after recent demonstrations. The Northeast distributor of FireIce, Green Earth Technology Solutions, has been working with several Long Island Fire Departments over the past months assisting with the product...

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Kastalon Lands Assist as Spawning Traffic Is Restored

Kastalon Lands Assist as Spawning Traffic Is Restored

Alsip, IL - Looking down from the Cascade Mountains at the three majestic rivers rambling through the picturesque countryside in central Oregon, no one would ever suspect that the salmon and steelhead were swimming their way up those rivers for the first time since 1968. Although a series of dams, built in the early 1960's, created a dynamic resource for hydropower, the fish passage system built...

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Elbow Surge Arresters protect underground cables.

Elbow Surge Arresters protect underground cables.

Utilizing gapless metal oxide varistor (MOV) technology, integrated 600 A, 35 kV elbow surge arresters protect underground cables and medium-voltage equipment from overvoltage surges from lightning and switching. Products eliminate need for bushing extenders and 200 A load break interface arresters. High-energy MOV blocks in glass-filled epoxy laminate is used by fully shielded and submersible...

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