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With the Eaton Sure-lites SELD Industrial LED Emergency Lighting You Get Peace of Mind While Saving Time and Money

Posted on Friday Jan 18, 2019 | emergency, led, lighting,

Eaton Sure-lites SELD Industrial LED Emergency LightingThe Eaton Sure-Lites SELD series is the highest rated code-compliant LED emergency fixture available. With up to 60 feet egress coverage, you will not need as many fixtures to light your area. ... {Read More}

Are You in Need of a Replacement for Your Discontinued NET-ENI?

Posted on Friday Jan 11, 2019 | ethernet, modernization, modules, routing,

ProSoft’s DF1 routing moduleWith Rockwell Automation discontinuing the 1761-NET-ENI, you may have trouble in the future connection your EtherNet/IP equipment to your SLC or MicroLogix without the connecting bridge of the NET-ENI. The issue you will face is with communication from one device to another. To ensure your operation maintains its efficiency, the communication problem must be resolved.... {Read More}

Zebra’s 3600 Series Provides Barcode Scanning in Any Environment

Posted on Friday Jan 04, 2019 | 1d-imaging, 2d-imaging, barcode, scanner,

Zebra 3600 scannerThe Zebra 3600 scanner is designed to work in the toughest conditions. Your business needs accurate information when checking materials in and out. Your ability to deliver the right products to the right customers on-time depends on being able to capture barcode information quickly and accurately all-day long.... {Read More}

Want to Know how Hammond Sentinel G Distribution Transformers can Save you Time and Money?

Posted on Friday Dec 28, 2018 | distribution-transformers, doe, transformers,

Hammond Sentinel G Distribution TransformersWhen looking for a distribution transformer would you like to be able to buy one that has more pre-installed standard features and can save you time and money in labor costs and extra parts? Of course you do. Hammond’s Sentinel® G distribution transformers do just that. They also meet the new DOE efficiency standards that went into effect on January 1 of this year. If you have an application that requires a transformer that is rated for 600 volts and below the HPS Sentinel® G general purpose distribution transformer is perfect for you to use when supplying appliance, lighting, heating, motorized machine and power loads from electrical distribution systems.... {Read More}

What Types of Damage Can an Electrical Surge Cause to Your Facility?

Posted on Wednesday Dec 19, 2018 | lightning-strikes, safety, surge-protection,

Mersen Surge TrapYour equipment is expensive and you rely on it to meet your customers’ needs. If machines stop working, it costs you time, money and resources to get things back up and running. Mersen’s Surge-Trap® product line offers you a way to protect your sensitive control equipment at a minimal investment. These products are designed to protect your facility from harmful and preventable electrical surge damage. The majority of surge spikes originate in your own facility. However, surges can be caused by utility grid switching, lightning strikes, switching of capacitor banks and electrical accidents.... {Read More}

How To Know Which Rockwell Software Version to Download for Windows

Posted on Wednesday Dec 12, 2018 | compatibility, software, windows,

Rockwell Software Version To DownloadYour Rockwell Software is out of date, but you aren’t sure which version is compatible for the version of Windows you’re running. What do you do? You navigate over to and visit the Product Compatibility and Downloads Center (PCDC). ... {Read More}

ChargePoint is the Future of EV Open Charging Networks

Posted on Friday Dec 07, 2018 | charging, electric, ev, stations, vehicles,

ChargePointDid you know that 75% of all new cars sold by 2020 will be connected to the internet and 35% by 2040 will be electric? With transportation changing so quickly, it’s time to think about how you will get connected to future electric transportation.... {Read More}

Panduit Pan-Way® is Easy to Install and ADA Compliant

Posted on Friday Nov 30, 2018 | ada, pvc, raceway,

Panduit Pan-WayPanduit’s Pan-Way® above floor raceway is a cost effective, easy-to-install alternative for routing cables in areas without access to core drilling. The low-profile, ADA compliant solution is ideal for routing network, A/V, and power cables in classrooms, conference rooms and huddle spaces. The raceway is equipped with 4 channels which allows for separation of low voltage and power cables. ... {Read More}

HMS Anybus Wireless Bridge with Robust Wireless Connection to Industrial Devices

Posted on Wednesday Nov 21, 2018 | anybus, bridge, wireless,

The HMS Anybus Wireless Bridge is a robust wireless gateway that enables you to get industrial strength connection via Bluetooth or WLAN. The wireless bridge can be used whenever cables are not desirable to connect devices in hard to reach places or hazardous locations. The devices are IP-65 rated making them ideal for harsh industrial environments. The most common use is establishing a connection in industrial networks, but they can also be used as an access point connection for up to seven different slaves. You can create a wireless connection up to 400 meters between most industrial Ethernet networks including: Profinet, EnterNet/IP, Modbus TCP and BACnet IP.... {Read More}

Encore Wire’s PullPro Helps Make Job Sites Safer and Wire Pulling Easier

Posted on Friday Nov 16, 2018 | thhn, thwn, wire,

Encore Wire PullProEncore Wire has improved on their already terrific PullPro product line. It’s design and packaging make it one of the toughest in the electrical industry. Their video showing how it can be dropped from 80 feet, run over by large vehicles and drug along a hard surface, is one you need to watch. ... {Read More}

Hubbell Advantage IEC Pin & Sleeve Series for Demanding Environments

Posted on Friday Nov 09, 2018 | disconnects, iec, pin, sleeve,

Hubbell Advantage IEC Pin & Sleeve SeriesDemanding environments need high-performance pin and sleeve connections. Hubbell’s Advantage Series IEC switch rated pin and sleeve connections are perfect for motor applications, industrial applications and food and beverage processing facilities. ... {Read More}

Use the HIM CopyCat Function on you PowerFlex Drives to Save Time and Headaches

Posted on Friday Nov 02, 2018 | ac, drives, firmware, him,

PowerFlex 750 SeriesRockwell Automation's PowerFlex 750-Series drives are equipped with a CopyCat function in the Human Interface Module (HIM). This function allows you to upload individual parameter sets for your host drive and any peripherals connected into the HIM.... {Read More}

Halo Surface Downlight SLD Series is Technology You Can Count On

Posted on Friday Oct 26, 2018 | led, lighting, recessed,

Halo Surface DownlightThe Halo LED universal surface downlight acts just like a standard downlight with an ultra low-profile. This sleek designed LED fixture easily installs into most standard junction boxes as well as four, five and six inch recessed housings.... {Read More}

Your Electric Vehicle Can Run On The Sun

Posted on Friday Oct 26, 2018 | charging, ev, solar,

SolarEdge EV ChargingWhat if you could have a car that ran on sun? Well, now you can because SolarEdge is making it a reality. SolarEdge offers the first inverter-integrated electric vehicle (EV) charger. It gives you the ability to charge your electric vehicles with solar and grid energy. ... {Read More}

Fluke 805 FC

Posted on Friday Oct 19, 2018 | crest, factor, mechanical, meter, troubleshooting, vibration,

Fluke 805 FCThe Fluke 805 FC Vibration Meter is a handheld tool for taking measurements of bearing condition and overall vibration. It is a quick and reliable way for go or no-go testing of rotating equipment. ... {Read More}