April 2006 Products of the Week

April 2006 Products of the Week

Drive protection module

The Drive Protection Module (DPM) combines HSJ fusing, a UL98 load break disconnect switch, finger safe power distribution blocks, and the company’s Surge-Trap in one unit. The NEC compliant HSJ fusing features semiconductor protection, branch circuit protection, and UL approved IP20/touch safe fuse holders for class J fuses. The company’s Surge-Trap is a DIN rail surge suppressor that does not require additional fuses. The DPM also offers a variety of custom features such as auxiliary contacts, overload relays, and fans.

Ferraz Shawmut

For more information, visit www.ferrazshawmut.com.

PQ test panel

The All-Safe Pro test panel is designed for safe and fast testing of energized motor systems and power quality monitoring. The panel’s output pins are deactivated when not in use. According to the company, its permanently installed connection box eliminates the need to open electrical panels when testing energized motors. All of its components are specified to operate on 600V rms systems for measurement, and the voltage inputs to the unit are equipped with 600V fuses.

All-Test Pro

For more information, visit www.alltestpro.com.

Field-installable fiber connectors

The pre-terminated, factory-polished FastCAM connectors can be installed almost anywhere, including all types of premise and fiber-to-the-subscriber applications. These connectors require no special tools, no epoxy, and no hand polishing, which reduces installation time. The connectors are available in ST and SC styles to fit 250µ and 900µ cables with standard single-mode and 50µ/62.5µ multimode fiber options.


For more information, visit www.levitonvoicedata.com.

Transfer switches for
traffic signals

This new line of generator transfer switches allows municipalities to keep traffic signals running at important intersections during power outages. The transfer switches can be recessed into new or existing traffic pedestal equipment to reduce the risk of vandalism. Housed in rain-tight 12-gauge aluminum enclosures, the switches can be installed at any point in the implementation process and include all wires. Each transfer switch includes a mechanically interlocked generator breaker and utility breaker, as well as a power inlet for generator cord connection.


For more information, visit www.gen-tran.com.

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