LED Luminaires Outperform in Demanding Industrial Facilities

HEAVY INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS such as steel mills, power generation plants, pulp and paper mills, cement production facilities, foundries, mining operations, and shipbuilding yards provide some of the biggest challenges for LED lighting systems. Excessive heat, moisture, vibration, dust and power quality fluctuations caused by harsh production processes can all contribute to premature LED failure, erasingRead More

High Performance Insulated Tools are Essential for Electrical Shock Hazards

INSULATED HAND TOOLS are critically important to protecting personnel working in the proximity of energized equipment, but products vary greatly in performance. The highest quality tools are engineered and manufactured to durably retain their essential insulative properties. But lower cost options are also available. Big box stores, e-commerce sites, and discount tool retailers offer insulatedRead More

Griplock® Systems, LLC Acquires Cable Grippers, Inc.

Salt Creek Capital, the San Francisco Bay-Area private equity firm that purchased Griplock Systems in 2016, has completed its acquisition of the Nevada-based cable suspension company Cable Grippers, Inc. and will merge the two companies into one powerhouse cable suspension company. “We’re very excited to be joining forces with Cable Grippers,” states Griplock Systems PresidentRead More

RTI Integrates With Orro Intelligent Lighting Control System

Leading control and automation manufacturer RTI today announced that the RTI control platform now works with Orro, integrating Orro’s intelligent lighting control into any home automated by RTI. With light, motion, and sound sensing, plus elegantly designed smart switches, Orro’s adaptive lighting automatically adjusts based on homeowner presence and preferences. RTI elevates this lighting performanceRead More

Triplett Announces Major Product Line Expansion

Triplett Test Equipment, a leading maker of test equipment tools, announces a major product line expansion. More than 70 new leading edge specialized testers have been introduced for the building maintenance and environmental, electrical test and measurement, network and cable testing, security and cabling equipment, hand tools, and connectors and converters markets. Known for moreRead More

DEWALT® Introduces the 20V MAX XR® Brushless 1/2-in. Drill/Driver and Hammer Drill/Driver To Deliver Optimal Power and Speed for Heavy-Duty Drilling and Fastening

DEWALT, a Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) brand and leader in total jobsite solutions, today announced the new 20V MAX XR® Brushless 1/2-in. Drill/Driver (DCD800) and 20V MAX XR® Brushless 1/2-in. Hammer Drill/Driver (DCD805). Each drill’s high-output brushless motor provides users with up to 40% more unit watts out in a compact design boastingRead More

CorePro Glass LED HID Replacement Lamps

Signify’s Philips CorePro Glass LED HID replacement lamps enable you to bypass the ballast and seamlessly transition to LED. Built with High-Power LED filament technology, these lamps have the same look and feel as traditional HID bulbs without sacrificing performance. You can enjoy high-quality, uniform illumination up to 6,000 lumens per watts. These bulbs deliverRead More

Lighting for Wind Power Plants

When it comes to maintaining wind power plants, reliable lighting is absolutely vital for personnel safety. This applies not only to all the work areas, but also to the escape route. To enable manufacturers, tower builders, and wind farm operators to meet the associated, standardized requirements, Wieland Electric provides comprehensive support in the form ofRead More