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PIAB to Exhibit Innovative Vacuum Solutions at Total Processing & Packaging

Visit Stand 5716 PIAB, a global leader in industrial vacuum technology, will be exhibiting its innovative vacuum solutions for the packaging and processing industries in Stand 5716 at Total Processing & Packaging 2007, held in Birmingham, UK from 15-18 May. The company's objective at the show will be helping industry professionals increase productivity utilizing the latest in vacuum technology....

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Telescopic Door Stay suits lids and control panels.
Stays

Telescopic Door Stay suits lids and control panels.

Featuring riveting connecting links and stainless steel catch lever, Telescopic Door Stay is available in 2 sizes, one with retracted length of 215 mm and extended length of 365 mm, and another with retracted length of 395 mm and extended length of 725 mm. Units include automatic locking and unlocking mechanism. Installation can be enacted on right or left side by installing mounting bracket.

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Power Distribution Modules come in dual configurations.
Mounts

Power Distribution Modules come in dual configurations.

Power Relay Module contains 2 female fuse positions and one sealed 70 A relay. While one fuse protects relay, other is single-circuit inline fuse. Module is available with or without output connector and works with JCASE cartridge style fuses. Also available, Power Fuse Module holds 2 fuses, each as separate circuits. Silicone seal and removable cover offer weather-tight enclosure for fuse...

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Why You Shouldn't Buy Male to Male Cords

Detailing the reasons for referring male to male power cords as "suicide cables", this paper reviews why one shouldn't buy male to male cords for their electrical applications. It highlights the male and female ends of a power cord as plug and receptacle, and also explains how a safe connection is made by using this connector. The paper summarizes that having an option of female to female or male to male cord cannot make a connection into the correct plug and points that using male to male cords could be fatally dangerous. It briefs about a scenario of decorating or hanging up lights at home by presenting the risks of selecting a male to male cord that acts as a live connector with high electricity. This paper concludes that spending some time to know where to start and how to be cautious can avoid electrical hazards while doing connections.

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Electric Box Hangers

Bar Hanger eases installation for electrical contractors.

Compatible with all common construction materials, Pro-Nail(TM) incorporates real nail to facilitate fastening of bar hanger to joist. Flutes on nail shank lend to holding power, and nail position promotes installation. Multiple features also allow removal of nail for housing repositioning. In addition to curtain rod shaft design, other components include integral joist alignment, grid lock, and...

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Controls and Controllers

Enterprise Strategy Group Praises ATTO's ExpressSAS RAID Controllers for Market-Leading Performance, Features and Affordability

AMHERST, NEW YORK - February 21, 2007 -- ATTO Technology, Inc., global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, has been cited as well armed to win battles in the emerging SAS market" on the strength of its Express(TM) RAID controller products, according to a new product brief by the Enterprise Strategy Group, a leading information...

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Compression Connectors accommodate large cable range.
Electrical Terminals

Compression Connectors accommodate large cable range.

Rated up to 35 kV, UTILUX copper compression terminals and splices install with industry-standard tooling and are color-coded. They are made from seamless ETP copper and precision heat-treat tempered. Available in 1- and 2-hole versions, terminals are compatible with cable from 6 AWG to 1,000 MCM and accommodate termination with compact, compressed, or stranded copper conductors. Splices have...

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Inserts

Cobalt Steel Drill Bits are designed for hard metals.

Offered as model numbers DW1204(B)-DW1232(B), DW1263, and DW1269, cobalt PILOT POINT® drill bits are engineered for use on stainless steel and other hard metals. Each bit (3/16 in. and up) is designed with 130° pilot tip on top of 130° split point with 4 cutting edges. This minimizes walking on material and enables bit to start on contact. While open-head flute design aids material removal,...

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Combination Mount routes wires and cables.
Clips

Combination Mount routes wires and cables.

Molded in black or natural nylon 6/6, Combo Cradle Mount offers chemical resistance and optimal wear properties. Large base assures stable mounting surface and can be secured with screw or rivet. Part can be used with standard or hook-and-loop wire ties to route bundles of wires, cables, or tubing.

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Bridgeport Fittings Announces Full Line of Cable Supports
Brackets

Bridgeport Fittings Announces Full Line of Cable Supports

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 22, 2007 - Bridgeport Fittings, Inc., announces a full line of cable supports, brackets, protector strips and new work device holders, providing electrical contractors a single source of supply for cabling protection. The newest supports from Bridgeport include: NMCB-1 provides maximum flexibility for positioning up to six 14/2 to 10/3 NM-B cables or four 14/2 to 12/2 AC/MC...

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