Newsletter | February 20, 2009

02.20.09 -- Safety Switch Prevents Small Machines From Restarting

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EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Completes Contract For Installation Of Electrical Systems For Microsoft Corporation
EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions subsidiary has completed work as the electrical systems installation contractor for Microsoft's office renovation located in downtown Chicago, Illinois.

Virtual Safety Tour Exposes Common Construction Hazards, Offers Lifesaving Solutions — Now on ElectricTV.net
Every year, on-the-job accidents cost U.S. building owners billions of dollars - and cause worker pain, long recuperations and even death. But when construction owners take a more proactive role in exposing hazards, recent studies reveal, job site safety gets a shot in the arm.

ABB Wins $63-Million Power Order In Saudi Arabia
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $63 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia's national power transmission utility, to upgrade 15 substations in the country's Eastern and Central provinces.

Littelfuse Introduces 215 Series 15A-25A, 5x20 mm Cartridge Fuses
Littelfuse, Inc. recently announced its new 215 Series of 5x20mm ceramic body, time-lag cartridge fuses for high interrupting capacity in a limited space.

ASI Introduces XCSD50C
ASI is pleased to introduce the XCSD50C. Engineered to the highest standards the XCSD50C is a class 2 single-phase 2.5 amp 24 Vdc output power supply. With a universal 90-264 Vac input range, these power supplies are designed for worldwide use.

Safety Switch Prevents Small Machines From Restarting
The inexpensive SENSING-SAF-START is the easy way to prevent small machines from restarting after a power interruption as required by O.S.H.A. After the power has been restored the SENSING-SAF-START has the added safety benefit that prevents it from resetting until after the machine switch has been turned "off".

Technology Research Corporation Announces The Latest In RV Voltage Regulators
Technology Research Corporation (TRC), announced today the introduction of 30A and 50A Surge Guard RV Voltage Regulators to its Recreational Vehicle (RV) power protection product line. The Surge Guard Voltage Regulators are intended for use with RVs to provide a reliable source of power when experiencing low RV park input voltage.

Protect Electrical Assets With Variety Of Barricade Tapes From 3M
Provide warnings to restrict entry to hazardous areas with a complete line of Scotch Barricade Tapes from 3M for the electrical industry. Whether you need buried or non-buried, detectable or non-detectable tape, 3M has a barricade tape to meet your marking requirements.

China's CSR-ZELRI Orders 100 Sets Of Wind Turbine Core Electrical Components From AMSC
American Superconductor Corporation, a leading energy technologies company, announced that it has received a multi-million-dollar order for 100 sets of its wind turbine core electrical components from China's CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Research Institute Co., Ltd ("CSR-ZELRI"). The company will use the components in 1.65 megawatt (MW) wind turbines designed by AMSC's wholly owned AMSC Windtec® subsidiary.

KEMET Introduces The First 35-Volt Rated Polymer Tantalum Capacitor
KEMET Corporation announced the release of the first ever 35V rated surface mount polymer tantalum chip capacitor.

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