National Science Foundation Grant Funds Research Partnership Between Mersen and Northeastern University

NEWBURYPORT, MA – The National Science Foundation has recently awarded a grant to the team of Mersen and Northeastern University to fund continued research in the development of smart power protection devices for photovoltaic installations. This grant is the second sponsorship by the National Science Foundation to help support the partnership between Mersen USA Newburyport-LLC and Northeastern...

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Cable Tester and TDR eliminates downtime.

Cable Tester and TDR eliminates downtime.

Using Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry, Arc Chaser™ is capable of finding faults on fully energized cables up to 600 V and up to 12,000 ft. Unit can monitor live cables for intermittent conditions, capturing events and reporting where and when they occur. Powered by rechargeable Li-Ion battery, tester is equipped with color touchscreen display that provides results in graphical or text...

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TDR Cable Fault Locator supports zoom analysis.

TDR Cable Fault Locator supports zoom analysis.

Using double cursor display for zoom analysis, Model A0N00019 is used to- test underground cables to find impedance break points, cable damage, and terminal impedance failures in HFC systems. Unit tests 25, 50, 75, and 100 Ω impedance cables up to 2 km long with ±1 m ±1% accuracy and 5% impedance resolution. Powered by 7.2 V, 1.8 Ah Ni-MH batteries, handheld- tester operates continuously for...

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Trafficmaster Goes Global with Telenor Connexion

Telenor Connexion has been selected as communications partner for Trafficmaster's global rollout of its stolen vehicle tracking solution. Trafficmaster is a fast-growing UK-based telematics company providing integrated, intelligent driving services that reduce costs, improve efficiency and reduce carbon footprint. With customers such as Jaguar, Land Rover, Range Rover and BMW the company is now...

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Fixture Locator enables machining of multiple parts/load.

Fixture Locator enables machining of multiple parts/load.

Engineered for locating, attaching, and removing fixtures, subplates, and vises on machining centers, PinLock™ System consists of high-precision pins, bushings, and liners that provide locating and locking repeatability up to ±.0005 in. Shanks and bushings are precision machined of heat-treated, alloy steel with black oxide finish. Helical extraction design and pin feature aids in overcoming...

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New Cable & Pipe Locator Wins 2013 EC&M Product of the Year Award

New Cable & Pipe Locator Wins 2013 EC&M Product of the Year Award

New York, NY - The growing line of electrical instruments from General Tools & Instruments (General®) is already garnering attention and recognition. The company’s new Cable & Pipe Locator (CL10) is a 2013 EC&M Product of the Year award winner. Established in 2000 by Electrical Construction & Maintenance magazine, the EC&M Product of the Year competition honors excellence in new product...

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Ekahau Showcases RFID-over-Wi-Fi(TM) RTLS Safety Alerting Solution at RFID Journal Live

Ekahau's 2-way location-aware messaging and safety alerting solution improves emergency response times RESTON, Va. -- Ekahau Inc., the high-performance leader in Real-Time Location Systems (RFID-over-Wi-Fi™), today announced that it will be demonstrating new safety-related features and messaging enhancements to its Ekahau Vision™ business intelligence (BI) platform at the RFID Journal Live...

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Optical Visual Fault Locator Suited for Field Operation

Pen Style Optical Visual Fault Locator Suited for Field Operation Toronto, Canada - GAO Fiber Optics (www.GAOFiberOptics.com) recommends its optical visual fault locator used in quickly verifying continuity, checking the validity of patch cables and locating faults in the continuity of both single mode (SM) and multimode (MM) optical fibers. This handheld optical visual fault locator, model...

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Circuit Tracer locates wires and cables behind walls.

Circuit Tracer locates wires and cables behind walls.

Offering 4 defined ranges, SureTrace™ lets electricians select proper sensitivity for specific job. Circuit tracer pinpoints opens/shorts and identifies fuses and breakers on both energized and de-energized circuits from 0-600 Vac/Vdc. Unit includes display that provides numeric value between 0–99, variable pitch/tone audible indication, and peak detector that- instantaneously registers...

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Digital Radio Test System offers extended tracking generator.

With VSWR and distance-to-fault- added to tracking generator, Aeroflex 3550 can measure and display VSWR of antenna or find location of one or more faults in cable. System measures VSWR of antenna by transmitting over frequency range selected by user and measuring level of signal reflected back from antenna. Sweep of tracking generator, with assistance of resistive power divider, combines signal...

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