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Pipe grounding connectors The CPC Tamper-Resistant Series of pipe grounding connectors features a nominal pipe size range of 0.5 in. through 6 in. and accepts conductors ranging from 6 AWG up to 250 MCM. In addition, the UL-listed connectors can be used for raised-floor pedestal grounding applications. Additional features include a mounting application and a bidirectional conductor design. According

Pipe grounding connectors

The CPC Tamper-Resistant Series of pipe grounding connectors features a nominal pipe size range of 0.5 in. through 6 in. and accepts conductors ranging from 6 AWG up to 250 MCM. In addition, the UL-listed connectors can be used for raised-floor pedestal grounding applications. Additional features include a “quick-connect” mounting application and a bidirectional conductor design. According to the company, the product's tamper-resistant hardware makes the connectors more difficult to steal.
Harger Lightning & Grounding
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Construction accounting software

The latest version of Peachtree by Sage Premium Accounting for Construction allows users to track progress billing, calculate labor burden, monitor insurance expiration dates, and check employment verification status. Companies using an accrual-based accounting method also can manage retainage payables and receivables. Additional product highlights include security features, reporting options, quick access to data, and tight integration with Microsoft Office applications.
Sage North America
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Standby generators

These residential standby generators are available in 12 models from 60kW to 100kW. Product features include industrial-grade, liquid-cooled engines with electronic ignition, automatic remote starting, automatic weekly exercise, brushless alternators, UL-listed circuit breaker, and aluminum or steel enclosure.
Cummins Power Generation
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Holding device

The Plate Vise secures a variety of materials, leaving users' hands free for the proper handling of power and hand tools. Featuring 1-piece construction, the tool's openings are designed to hold pipe, conduit, unistrut, lumber, and more. With a weight of less than 4 lb, the device can be stored in a user's toolbox.
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Fish tape

Depthfinder stainless steel fish tape measures 125 ft long × ⅛ in. wide × 0.062 in. high and weighs 4.7 lb. Featuring permanent, laser-etched 1-in. increments on the tape, the product is corrosion-resistant and is stiff for long runs and heavy-duty wire pulls. Additional features include a speed wind handle, raised finger grips, and a smooth, round inner ring design.
Klein Tools
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LED downlights

These LED recessed downlights are available in three 120V models: a 4-in. diameter aperture fixture (11W), and 5-in. and 6-in. diameter aperture fixtures (15W). According to the company, the 15W downlight offers energy savings of more than 75% compared to a 65W BR30 lamp. In addition, the fixtures are rated for 50,000 hr at 70% lumen maintenance. All models are offered in 3,000K and 4,200K color temperatures with 86 CRI. Other features include standard trim with a self-flanged die cast ring, reflectors in white or platinum diffused, and baffles in white, black, or platinum diffused.
Nora Lighting
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The eco-minder family of dimmers features an LED display that provides users with instant feedback when they are saving energy. Available models include the Maestro and the Meadowlark. The Maestro features a customizable, delayed fade-to-off function while the Meadowlark includes a slide dimmer and rocker switch. Offered in white, ivory, almond, and light almond, the LED in both versions changes from red to green when the user is saving at least 15% energy.
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LED luminaires

The Pro-LED Series of LED luminaires uses one-eighth the energy of the company's Pro-Halogen and Pro-Xenon products. In addition, the lamps maintain 70% of initial lumens after 50,000 hr of service, according to the company. Features include an integral driver, direct wire installation into the back center of fixtures, and off-center knockouts. Available finishes include black, brushed bronze, brushed silver, and designer white.
Juno Lighting Group
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LED floodlight

This compact LED floodlight features a die-cast housing and door frame. UL-recognized, the floodlight includes a constant current electronic driver rated for 45W available in 120V and 277V input. Available finishes include black, dark bronze, light gray, Stealth gray, platinum silver, and white. In addition, the product features a standard heavy-duty swivel with concealed internal locking teeth.
Kim Lighting
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Cost code tracker

Designed for use with the company's JobClock time and attendance system, FastTrakker is a handheld device that allows workers to clock in for any of 1,000 activities (cost codes) at any number of work sites. In addition, cost codes are displayed in either English or Spanish.
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Home theater kit

This pre-packaged home theater kit for the company's Aspire RF product line includes one RF controller, one serial interface control module, four RF dimmers, and four RF wall plates. Available in two preset versions, the kit can be expanded to include up to 200 devices and specified to fit the requirements of users. Available colors include: AW (alpine white), DS (desert sand), SG (silver granite), and WS (white satin).
Cooper Wiring Devices
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Split duct conduit

This split duct conduit is designed for enclosing fiber optics/cables and repairing damaged conduit. When snapped together, the conduit creates a smooth, tight seal without the need for tape, plastic, or metallic straps, according to the company.
Conduit Repair System
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Conduit retaining device

The Sta-Down conduit retaining device (CRD) allows users to secure PVC conduit in a trench while being encased in concrete or slurry without steel stakes, EMT, or tie wire coming in contact with the conduit. Made of injection-molded polypropylene plastic, Type 1 CRD slips into the ends of 1½-in. schedule 40 conduit, while Type 2 is designed for non-cohesive, sandy soil and uses a 1 in. or 1½ in. conduit cross piece.
Devtron Diversified
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Ball bearing swivels

The line of 808 champion swivels has been redesigned to offer a higher workload rating — some as high as 30% additional capacity, according to the company. Available with either slot or hex head clevis pins, the swivels are precision machined from stainless steel. In addition, the clevis pins are heat-treated to prevent pin damage when using steel shackles. Each swivel is manufactured with three angular contact or deep groove ball bearings, allowing it to rotate beyond its rated workload.
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Replacement tip auger bits

The Tip-Bit auger eliminates the need to replace an entire bit when just the tip is worn or damaged. Made from hardened steel, these replacement tips are secured with threaded set screws, and performance is comparable to that of non-replaceable tip auger bits, according to the company.
L.H. Dottie
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The Scotchlok Moisture Guard connector strips, connects, and seals wire in one step. Designed to accommodate wires ranging from 12 AWG to 20 AWG, the connectors are suitable for residential commercial irrigation and landscape lighting applications. To install the connector, insert unstripped wires into the connector ports and compress the lid with a standard set of joint pliers. As the connection is made, the insulating grease inside is forced around the wire contacts and is protected by an outside plastic shell, which resists ultraviolet degradation.
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Cable connectors

TMC and TMCX cable connectors terminate interlocked/corrugated aluminum or steel armor jacketed metal-clad cables (Type MC/MCHL) and continuous welded armor cables (Type CLX or TECK). The TMC is for non-hazardous applications, while the TMCX is an explosionproof model rated for use in Class I, Div. 1 and 2 locations. Available in ½-in. to 4-in. sizes, the connectors feature an O-ring face seal, enhanced pull-out prevention, independent sealing and armor clamping, and true 360° grounding.
Appleton Electric
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Auger bit

This bi-metal ship auger bit features a parabolic screw tip design that pulls it through wood quickly and easily, according to the company. In addition, the bit features a high-speed steel screw tip and cutting edges that can be sharpened with the company's Diamond File.
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LED luminaires

LEDme track luminaires are available in two models. The 9W 4,500K LED model performs like a 50W PAR 20/30 lamp, according to the company, while the 18W 4,500K model performs like a 75W PAR 30 lamp. Each unit has a potential 50,000-hr life and a color-rendering index of 85. Available with spot or narrow flood beam spreads, track heads range in size from 2¾ in. × 3 in. × 6 in. to 3½ in. × 3¾ in. × 7½ in. Available track head colors include black, white, and brushed-nickel finishes.
WAC Lighting
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Wall box

Kwikon single-gang concrete wall boxes are an alternative to PVC. Nonmetallic, nonconductive, and noncorroding, the boxes are designed for shallow or deep box applications. In addition, the products feature a protective film over the box opening to prevent concrete entry during the pour. They also feature external ENT hubs for conduit connections that don't protrude into the box.
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Snap-in connector

The Whipper-Snap 90° snap-in connector is for use with 14/2 to 12/3 steel or aluminum armored or metal-clad cable, or ⅜-in. steel or aluminum flexible metal conduit. Engineered with spring steel locking tabs that allow the fitting assembly to be snapped into an electrical box, the product also facilitates removal of the fitting simply by pressing down on one of the locking tabs with a flat blade screwdriver.
Bridgeport Fittings
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Core bits

Designed for dry coring of brick, concrete block and softer, abrasive base materials, HDMB core bits are available in diameters ranging from 1 in. to 6 in., all with a 10-in. working length. In addition, the bits are slotted for maximum cooling and designed for a ⅝-in. to 11-in. industry-standard connection. According to the company, the product can be used with its DD110-D, DD130, and DD100 core drills as well as various models from other brands.
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Hole saws

These 5⅝-in. recessed light saws are available with steel and carbide grit cutting teeth and can cut up to ⅞-in.-thick plywood, wood, acoustical tile, and ceiling tile materials. In addition, the carbide grit blade can cut up to ⅞-in.-thick stucco and plaster. Designed to be used with a ½-in. electric power drill, the product features a strong back plate, slug removal slots in the back plate, and replaceable blades.
Greenlee, a Textron Co.
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Cable support

Suitable for Romex and MC/AC cables, the CER4 cable support features a “stop-bend” design to help prevent cables from being pushed or pulled out of a location during the drywall phase. Additionally, the product maintains the 1¼-in. spacing from the face of the stud required by the NEC, is cULus-listed, and supports up to four cables at once.
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Cable support system

This support system combines the company's wire basket design with the Flextray brand of wire mesh. Featuring a “T” weld safety edge that protects the cable and user during installation, the product also includes several accessories that facilitate an almost tool-less installation, according to the company.
Cooper B-Line
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Outlet boxes

Sliderbox nonmetallic adjustable outlet box wall and ceiling products include single-gang, single-gang horizontal mount, multi-gangs, round ceiling fixture support, and round fan support models. According to the company, the boxes require no removal or relocation of the mounting screws. Other features include internal slots that retain the slider plate, internal rails to guide the slider plate for mounting adjustability in wall substrates from ½ in. to 113/8 in. thick, and square corner design.
Allied Moulded
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Wiring assemblies

Consisting of pre-assembled electrical boxes, horizontal wall-mount brackets, and vertical floor-mount brackets, PowerMount wiring assemblies install during rough-in. When used in conjunction with the company's Lev-Lok modular receptacles, users can streamline receptacle installation to speed project completion times.
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Heat lamps

This line of heat lamps features a locking base design that the company says prevents separation of the base and glass envelope, which can occur in extreme temperatures. Offered in clear and red, the lamps also feature a safety coating that contains almost all glass and other elements in case the lamp is accidentally broken.
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Designed for retrofits or new construction, One Box is a 23-cu-in. steel box that side mounts to a joist for a secure, fan-rated installation. UL-rated for fans/fixtures up to 70 lb and CSA-accepted for fans/fixtures up to 50 lb, the box features an NM cable connector, two ½-in. and one ¾-in. knockouts, and two sets of tapped holes.
Arlington Industries
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Estimating software

Aces PRO is the first electrical estimating software to be sold on a subscription basis, according to the company. The subscription includes competitive and change-order estimating, all software updates, unlimited support, and unlimited weekly online training webinars.
Aces Electrical Estimating Software
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