HID lamp dimmers
The ESD-7200 allows users to dim HID lamps as they would incandescent and fluorescent lamps. Suitable for both retrofits and new construction, the unit can drive up to 7,200W of lamps, which, in a standard application with 400W lamps, could dim up to 16 lamps simultaneously (including ballast power losses). In addition, it operates groups of lamps from a single location near the electrical panel.
Sinewave Energy Technologies
Available in 1- to 6-gang configurations to meet various lighting or premise wiring needs, these screwless wallplates come in almond, light almond, black, ivory, and white. According to the company, they can be changed out quickly by removing the trim plate, leaving the mounting plate and wiring device in place and snapping on the new wallplate.
The GGM series of LP vapor-fueled generator sets (gen-sets) offers ratings of 20 kW, 25 kW, and 30 kW that are suitable for a variety of standby or prime power applications. Powered by a 3-liter industrial engine, models are also available to run on natural gas or LP liquid fuel. In addition, they feature an electronic governor that provides prompt response to load changes.
Cummins Power Generation
The XTLD dual-voltage isolated power panel safeguards against the interruption of power under fault conditions and reduces shock hazards. It employs a single transformer and two voltage outputs. Typical voltages are 120V/208V; however, 120V/240V, 110V/220V, and 120V/120V units also are available. Panel configurations feature 16 branch breakers for the 120V and two branch breakers for the 208V output.
ATS control system
Designed as a performance upgrade of the Model 2000 automatic transfer control, the Model 2000 PLUS provides the capability to control all operational functions of the company's ATSs plus the ability to monitor key power data. The microprocessor-based control system allows remote monitoring using industry-standard, open-architecture communications protocol through a Modbus RTU communications network or through an Ethernet network (with a converter). Data can be viewed using customer-provided software or the company's Windows-based SCADA.
Single-pole connection devices
The line of Rhino-Hide 49 Series single-pole connection products includes male and female plugs, connectors, receptacles, insulators and contacts, and accessory products such as clevis pins, receptacle castings, dust cover caps, gaskets, and couplers. The products deliver up to 1,000VAC or VDC power and up to 1,135A of continuous power. They are suitable for applications requiring continuous, reliable high-amperage power where the connected equipment uses delivery cables ranging in size from 313 MCM to 777 MCM.
Surge-Trap transient voltage surge suppressors (TVSS) feature a patented, thermally protected metal oxide varistor (MOV) that does not require the use of additional overcurrent protection. They also offer IP-20 grade “finger-safe” protection and mount on a DIN rail to safeguard critical electrical system components from the effects of transient overvoltages.
Master Sil 700 is a ready-to-use high-performance silicone elastomer compound. Applications include sealing and joining of metals, plastics, electrical insulations, protective coatings and formed-in place gaskets. The compound offers a dielectric strength of 530V/mil and 400% elongation, which makes it suitable for encapsulation of sensitive electronic components. According to the company, it cures at ambient temperatures to a flexible rubbery solid when exposed to atmospheric moisture and remains flexible, providing service over the broad temperature range of -75°F to 400°F. In addition, it is packaged in tubes, cartridges, and 5-gal pails.
Power distribution unit
The T982F3 Series rack-mount power distribution unit (PDU) with current monitoring is configured for 208V, 30A power input. The PDU can power up to 12 devices with power output delivered via industry-standard IEC 60320 type C13 receptacles. The front panel features an ultra-bright two-digit current meter display that can be read from up to 20 ft away. According to the company, the current meter allows for greater equipment density by continuously measuring the total current draw of all connected devices, which prevents system overload problems.
Modular wiring system
The Walkerflex Access Floor Wiring System for raised floor installations consists of stranded MC cables, redesigned cable connectors, large-capacity distribution boxes, and home run cables. The cable is available in 3- to 10-wire configurations in either 10 AWG or 12 AWG, both with a standard 10 AWG neutral. The home run cable is an MC type cable consisting of multiple conductors and various gauges.
The Speclight Smart Vanity Light (SVL) incorporates an occupancy sensor, LED nightlight, as well as the ability to set a timeout period of up to 1 hr. The nightlight, which features battery backup, uses less than 1W of power. According to the company, the product's use of linear fluorescent lighting reduces energy use by 50% to 75%. Available in 2-ft, 3-ft, and 4-ft lengths, the SVL provides a large selection of light diffusers to meet various aesthetic and financial needs and preferences.
Candéo LED recessed downlights incorporate multicolor LED technology. The lights' dual reflector design enables a compact fluorescent source to provide general illumination while color-changing LEDs add a decorative element — all within the same footprint. Each source can be independently controlled, allowing either to be turned on or off, and the compact fluorescent lamp to be dimmed when equipped with a dimming ballast.
Gotham Architectural Downlighting
Grounding and bonding terminator
The GB Terminator eliminates the need for special tools, fittings, or dies. Constructed of electrical-grade copper with silicon bronze hardware, the product complies with NEC 250.8 and is UL 467 recognized for grounding and bonding purposes. In addition, it is suitable for copper and aluminum conductors from No. 6 AWG through 350kcmil. A wall-mount option is available.
Industrial label printer
The MiniMark Industrial Label Printer creates custom signs and labels for general facility ID, procedure signs, pipe markers, equipment identification, panel labels, rack and shelving labels, and more. The printer can accommodate materials up to 4-in. wide, weighs less than 5 lbs, and is 8-in. wide by 10.25-in. deep. In addition, it is available with parallel, serial, and USB connectivity.
Firestop is an intumescent, noncombustible fire, smoke, and draft sealant for penetrations and construction voids in residential and commercial applications. The sealant is a water-based, noncorrosive, nontoxic, odorless compound that, according to the company, is able to withstand 3,000°F for 8 hr. The thermal barrier, which can be removed with soap and water prior to curing, adheres to most construction materials, including ceramics, composites, masonry, metal, plastic, and wood.
This line of weatherproof products includes: outlet boxes and covers; vapor-proof lighting and lamp holders; cast enclosures and accessories; area lighting; floodlights; wall packs; conduit outlet bodies; and service entrance elbows and caps. Many of the products feature seamless die cast construction and epoxy powder cost finish applications. All weatherproof boxes and covers, as well as lighting fixtures, are UL listed.
M40 powerfast connectors can handle up to 600V and 55A — enough power for a 30-hp DC motor or a 55-hp 3-phase AC motor. The company offers the option to completely shield the connectors' cordsets by connecting a braided shield to the coupling nut. In addition, the line offers male or female, straight connectors, standard and custom lengths, and pigtails or extensions.
The Bulletin 500LG electrically held lighting contactor is a 30A multi-pole control device designed to meet UL508, cULus, IP1X/IP2X, and CE requirements. ROHS-compliant, the lighting contactor can accommodate up to 12 poles and displays relevant information for each one, such as contact configuration and position indicators of contacts. Additional features include a standard configuration, interchangeable coils, three-point mountings, and convertible power poles.
PlugTail GFCIs install three times faster than conventional GFCIs, according to the company, and eliminate exposed terminals for a finger-safe application. The PlugTail units are compatible with the company's PlugTail Connectors, including the Right Angle Connector, which features crimped and welded contacts that leave the wire from the ultrasonically welded housing at a 90° angle. In addition, the units meet federal specification requirements and meet the new UL 943 GFCI standard, which took effect on July 28, 2006. Products include spec-grade, hopital-grade, spec-grade nightlight, spec-grade tamper-resistant and hosptal-grade tamper-resistant.
Pass & Seymour/Legrand
Floor box covers
Steel City 68R recessed floor box covers conceal plugs and receptacles below floor level in concrete, wood subfloor, and raised floor applications. Available in black, beige, brown, and gray, they accommodate one duplex or GFCI receptacle and up to two communications jacks. Black covers feature an optional brass or aluminum flange.
Thomas & Betts
Manufacturers can establish secure connections to the ArmorStart Distributed Motor Controller and reduce installation costs with the Allen-Bradley ArmorConnect Power Media using these 3-phase and control power cable systems. The 3-phase power media accessories include cordsets, patchcords, tees, reducers, and power receptacles. Control power media include cordsets, patchcord cables, t-ports, and receptacles.
As part of a Square D Powerlink G3 3000 level lighting control system, the Square D Powerlink NF3000G3C controller allows facility managers to make changes to their system via a Web browser. Changes can be made from within the building or a remote location using the power of Ethernet and secure connectivity. The unit mounts to a standard panelboard or can be remotely mounted in its own enclosure if there is insufficient interior mounting space. Other features include time-scheduling capabilities, peer-to-peer communications, and event logging and alarming capabilities.
In accordance with the EPACT of 2005, E version transformers meet NEMA TP-1 limits for load losses calculated to 35% of the nameplate rating while retaining the size of the conventional 150°C rise units. Suitable for routing use in power applications, they are available in single-phase ratings from 15kVA to 167kVA, and 3-phase ratings from 15kVA to 500kVA.
Cold shrink termination kit
The cold shrink silicone rubber termination kit QT-III, 7672-S-8 (RW) for 69/72.5kV meets or exceeds the requirements of IEC 60840 for 72.5kV, and solid dielectric insulation, such as PE, XLPE, and EPR shielded high-voltage cables. Designed to accommodate a range of cables and solid dielectric insulations in thicknesses of 400 mil to 470 mil, it's rated for 325kV BIL performance levels and covers a conductor size range of 250kcmil to 2,000kcmil.
Outdoor cable ties
The expanded line of Dura-Ty cable ties provides a bundling solution for outdoor applications. The new longer ties are suitable for fastening cables and signs to utility poles. The optional stackable spacer system allows increased spacer heights in ½-inch increments.