Hepacart: Wire Pulling Tool
The Hepacart cabling access point (CAP) is designed for wire pulling in a healthcare facility, cleanroom, or other environment with lift-out grid ceiling tiles. The tool allows users a 2×2 access point in the ceiling grid where cable can be fed quickly and cleanly through a slot in the ceiling with minimal impact on clean air environments. Steel rollers on the backside decrease friction and enhance cable-flow. In addition to the standard model, the CAP-L is designed to pull fiber, while the CAP 66 and CAP 206 are designed to pull large bundles of cable. All versions fit standard in a 2-ft × 2-ft or a 2-ft x 4 ft ceiling grid with the addition of the CAP Extension. The CAP 48 model is suitable for permanent installations, such as data closets.
Enespro: Personal Protective Equipment
This family of personal protective equipment (PPE) includes arc flash kits, arc flash suits, face shields, and hoods. Features include super lightweight fabrics, extra venting, hi-vis tape, and anti-microbial fabrics. In addition, the hoods include a vented lift-front and grey tinted shields for enhanced visibility. The product line also includes Rubber Voltage Gloves in Class 00, 0 and 2, with leather protectors and glove liners.
Nicor: Hazardous Location LED Luminaires
Offering higher efficacy and lower wattage than existing metal-halide or high-pressure sodium lights, the HAZLOC Series of hazardous location LED luminaires is suitable for retrofit applications. The linear (Proteus XLP model), flood (Titan XPQ model), and area lights (ERES XPR model) deliver uniform light distribution greater than 126 mm/W, offer a CRI of 70+, and include a 10kA Philips SP1 surge protector to safeguard facilities against fluctuating power supplies and high exposure conditions. In addition, they can be installed at altitudes as high as 6,560 ft and offer a variety of mounting options.
Knowify: Business Management Software
Knowify software allows commercial and residential electricians to manage jobs, estimates, scheduling, service calls, purchasing, invoicing, and time tracking. Via the software, users can create work orders and schedule service appointments as clients call in. Techs will automatically receive notifications on the product’s mobile app when they’re assigned to a ticket, and they’ll be able to view the work order, exchange pictures or notes with the office, add materials, and more. For larger jobs, users can track progress against budgets in real-time, as time card and purchasing data is automatically pulled into the project plan. In addition, users can convert job costs to bids in a few clicks, then have the software put the bid together into a professionally formatted document. Other highlights include change order management features with built in e-signature.
Visualive: Augmented Reality Mobile App
The MobieLive augmented reality (AR) mobile app allows users to push their design models to their iPhone or iPad with a few simple clicks. Featuring Revit and Navisworks plugins, the app places a user’s design model true scale on site coordinates. In addition, design/model files can be shared with other users remotely. Highlights include the ability to sync models with mobile/tablet for offline access in the field and view models with finished textures and materials. Markup tools, label tools, and communication tools are also included.
Eaton: Smart Lighting System
Halo Home is a Bluetooth mesh, smart lighting system that allows users to automate and control one light or a host of lighting products throughout the home using a smart mobile device without the need for a hub or gateway. An optional internet access bridge provides WiFi connectivity, enabling remote access to the lights and integration with Amazon Echo products for voice control capabilities. The system currently includes 4-in. and 5/6-in. downlights, a Smart Anyplace Bluetooth Dimmer and an optional internet access bridge, offering the ability to install as little as one downlight or scale up to control the entire home through the easy-to-use Halo Home app for iOS or Android.
Klein Tools: Cable Strippers
Large Cable Strippers quickly and safely remove insulation on MTW/THHN/THWN-2 cables without nicking wire. The clover design offers four different wire sizes in one tool. Users simply insert the cable and twist for precise, clean cuts. According to the company, the cable strippers are quicker, safer and more precise than a knife and work with a variety of cable manufacturers products, including CME Wire and Cable, Encore Wire, United Copper Industries; and Southwire. Replaceable blades and screws are available for extended use.
Milwaukee Tool: Hammer Drill and Impact Driver
The M18 FUEL hammer drill and impact driver deliver up to 60% more power, are up to 1½ in. shorter in length, and feature up to two times faster speed. Offering 1,200 in-lb of torque and at a 6.9- in length, the ½-in. hammer drill/driver has the ability to access tight spaces. The ¼-in. hex impact driver offers 2,000 in-lb of torque and at only 4.59-in. in length helps increase productivity for demanding fasteners and gives users more access in tight spaces.
Rhumbix: Field Service App
The Rhumbix mobile app allows field data to be collected from both iOS and Android devices and shared seamlessly between both mobile and the web application. The app digitizes and standardizes field data related to time and attendance, production tracking and benchmarking, daily reporting, and field work orders.
AFC Cable Systems: Metal-Clad Cables
MC Luminary Quik is designed for power and control of 0V to 10V dimmable luminaires as well as addressable lighting control systems. The product combines the efficiency and laborsaving features of MC Quik, offering up to 30% installation time savings over traditional wiring methods. A UL-listed type MCI‐A construction of Type MC‐PCS, the cable is constructed with polypropylene-covered power conductors (no assembly tape), jacketed control conductors, and an oversized aluminum bond/ground conductor with aluminum armor. This construction reduces installation time by eliminating the need to terminate a green copper ground conductor. In addition, it may be surface mounted, installed in plenums, fished, and/or embedded in plaster. Packaging options include 250-ft coils, 1,000-ft reels, barrels and Gaylord.
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FLIR: Smartphone Thermal Imaging Cameras
The FLIR ONE Pro and the FLIR ONE Pro LT offer enhanced resolution through VividIR, which improves thermal sensitivity and image quality, while FLIR MSX technology adds finer details and perspective to images. Both models also feature the company’s OneFit connector, which extends up to 4 mm to attach the device to your smartphone through many popular phone cases. The FLIR ONE Pro LT offers thermal image resolution of 4,800 pixels, temperature measurements up to 120°C (248°F), and thermal sensitivity needed to detect temperature differences down to 100 mK. The FLIR ONE Pro offers thermal image resolution of 19,200 pixels, maximum temperature measurements up to 400°C (752°F), and the thermal sensitivity needed to detect temperature differences down to 70 mK.
DEWALT: Cordless Cable Stapler
The 20V MAX* Cordless Cable Stapler (DCN701) replaces manual cable fastening methods and is twice as fast as manual hammer stapling, helping to provide fast and efficient wire-ups in residential wiring applications. The 4.7-lb (without battery) stapler is primarily designed for fastening NM-B (Romex) wires and cables but can also be used for low-voltage applications. A proprietary cable guide helps drive staples safely and accurately over the cable, while the compact frame and lightweight design are suitable for tight spaces. A center-mounted LED light helps eliminate shadows and illuminate the work area in low light conditions. In addition, it is compatible with the company’s UL-listed DRS1800 1-in. insulated cable staples (sold separately).