Newsletter | April 18, 2008

EC Online Newsletter: Green Plug Among Product Innovators At RetailVision Spring 2008

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Green Plug Exhibits At RetailVision Spring 2008 — Part Of Elite Group Of 10 New Product Innovators
Amid overwhelming response from the media and analyst communities, Green Plug – pioneering developer of digital technology enabling real-time collaboration between electronic devices and their power sources – is demonstrating examples of the industry's first environmentally-friendly DC power hub using its exclusive green technology...

Cooper Bussmann Overcurrent Device Recycling Program Strives To Reduce Environmental Impact
The new Cooper Bussmann Overcurrent Device Recycling Program offers a convenient and environmentally safe way to dispose of ANY brand of fuse, circuit breaker or electrical contactor. This program is already available at many local electrical distributors, and provides consumers of circuit protection devices with an opportunity to properly recycle electrical components that may otherwise populate a landfill...

New Square D NQ Panelboards Easy To Get To Job Site, Install
Designed with feedback from electrical contractors, new Square D 240V NQ lighting panelboards from Schneider Electric are easier to get to a job site and install compared with similar products. This helps maximize a contractor's ability to meet tight deadlines and keep a project on schedule, resulting in more satisfied customers...

Phoenix Contact Offers Surge Protective Devices From 40,000 To 200,000 Amps
Phoenix Contact's new VALVETRAB-SQ surge protective devices (SPD) offer safe, reliable surge protection from 40,000 to 200,000 amps. The NEMA-style product series includes approximately 50 part numbers in three different mountable designs designated by CC (control cabinet), SP (sub-panel), and SE (service entrance) identifiers...

AMSC Receives $18M Order From Sinovel Wind For 3 MW Wind Turbine Core Electrical Components
American Superconductor Corporation, a leading energy technologies company, recently announced that it has received an order worth more than $18Mn for wind turbine electrical systems and core electrical components from Beijing-based Sinovel Wind Corporation Limited...

Fluke Introduces Utility Multimeter For Solving Most Electrical Problems
Fluke Corporation has introduced a new, easy-to-use utility multimeter designed to help utility workers, linemen and electricians, to quickly diagnose electrical problems...

Waytek Introduces New Mobile Crimp Tool Kit
Waytek Inc., an electrical wiring supply distributor Introduces the new Mobile Crimp Tool Kit to their extensive line of quality products...

ERNI Expands Universal Power Module Range To Include 5-Pin, 6-Pin And 7-Pin Versions
ERNI Electronics has upgraded its hard metric Universal Power Module (UPM) to include new 5-, 6- and 7-pin versions. These UPMs augment the existing 3-pin power modules and match their current carrying capacity of 18 A per contact (at 20°C)...

E-Switch's New Sealed Right Angle Tactile Switch Provides Flexibility In Your Application
E-Switch announces the TL6190 - a new, right angle, sealed tactile switch featuring reliable dome technology and a strong tactile force. This process-sealed switch has multiple operating forces and a life expectancy of 100,000 cycles...

Weatherproof While-In-Use Covers Protect Electrical Devices, Install Quickly
Pass & Seymour/Legrand, a leading manufacturer of electrical wiring devices and home systems, introduces its Flush Mount Weatherproof While-In-Use (WIU) Covers. These products use a standard wall plate and are suitable for receptacles, GFCIs, switches, turnlocks and more...

P&S Announces Additions To Titan Series Commercial Dimmer Line
Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), a leading manufacturer of electrical wiring devices and home systems, expanded its line of attractive and energy-efficient Titan Commercial Dimmers. P&S now offers 1,600- and 2,000-watt incandescent dimmers, 1600VA magnetic low voltage dimmers and wallbox-mounted products for 2-wire dimmable fluorescent ballast applications...

Leviton Expands PowerSwitch Safety Disconnect Switch Line Offering Disconnect Switch And Locking Receptacle In One Enclosure
Leviton expands the PowerSwitch safety disconnect switch line to include the new Enclosed Disconnect Switch with Receptacle (EDSR-23). EDSR-23 combines a 30 Amp, 600 Volt AC safety disconnect switch and NEMA locking receptacle in one enclosure, making for faster installation, easier maintenance, and longer device life...

Hey Electric Co. Introduces New Safety Guard For Highbay Lighting
Hey Electric Co. L.P. has recently introduced Hey-Guard, a patented product that is a universal bottom guard for highbay light fixtures. The guard is made of galvanized welded wire cloth that provides an added safety feature for open bottomed highbay lighting...

Helix Electric Awarded Design-Build Electrical Contracting Project For Solaris Residences At Vail Village
Helix Electric, Inc., one of the largest open shop electrical contractors in the nation, has announced that it has been awarded the design-build electrical subcontracting work for the Solaris Residences located in downtown Vail Village, Colorado...

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