Archive for March, 2015

Follow Labeling Standards for a Professional Wire & Cable Installation

Follow Labeling Standards for a Professional Wire & Cable Installation

| March 31, 2015

Clear, accurate labeling of wires, cables and components is key to quality assurance, warranty protection and long-term maintenance of electrical, telecom, A/V and security networking systems. by Craig Robinson, RCDD, Brother Mobile Solutions An accurate and complete labeling system is the mark of a professionally installed wire and cabling system. The days of using tape […]

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The April 2015 Digital Issue is Now Online!

The April 2015 Digital Issue is Now Online!

| March 29, 2015

View Current Issue   (HTML5 version) Want to be featured in the next issue of Electrical Solutions or on our website (or both!)? Click here to see the wide variety of advertising opportunities we offer!  

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P-touch EDGE® PT-E300

P-touch EDGE® PT-E300

| March 26, 2015

P-touch EDGE® PT-E300 industrial handheld labeling tool with rechargeable Li-ion battery Designed by industry pros for industry pros The full-featured labeling tool your crews will actually use… www.brother.com

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A Better Way to Operate: Improving the Performance of Synthetic Ropes for Conductor Line Stringing

| March 26, 2015

Abstract This case study examines the practices of a major utility company in sourcing and maintaining synthetic ropes for pulling hard line conductor cables. Synthetic ropes made with high-modulus polyethylene (HMPE) fiber, such as Honeywell Spectra® fiber, offer the strength of comparable steel rope at one-seventh of the weight. When designed and maintained with the […]

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E/R 12 Strand

E/R 12 Strand

| March 25, 2015

E/R 12 strand is manufactured from Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Fiber (UHMWPE) Benefits 2 1/2 times stronger than conventional pulling ropes Low Stretch – Low Creep 25% Reduction in Coefficient of Friction 0% Water Absorption Spliced Pulling Eyes   Specifications Tensile Strength 40,476 lb. Elongation at Break 3.5% Specific Gravity 0.96   Part # Nominal […]

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SmartSet™ EMT from Wheatland Tube

SmartSet™ EMT from Wheatland Tube

| March 24, 2015

With new SmartSet EMT, you don’t have to purchase, inventory and install separate couplings. An engineered steel set screw coupling comes built into one end of every piece of EMT — saving you time and money on every job. It’s the smart way to raceway℠! SmartSet is available in nine vibrant colors, 10′ and 20′ […]

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FlashTrack™

FlashTrack™

| March 24, 2015

Facility Results FlashTrack™ is used by hundreds of professionals in the field to achieve faster, more efficient arc flash data collection and label installation. Save time and money by gathering accurate data the first time using this convenient, drag-and-drop software tool. Eliminate rework and cut downstream label installation time by up to 30%. And yes, free […]

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To Maximize Uptime You Need Longer Runtime

To Maximize Uptime You Need Longer Runtime

| March 24, 2015

The ruggedness of the RS Series makes these scissor lifts extremely reliable. The RS Series operates on four hoses, which significantly reduces potential leak points. Passive pothole protection has no moving parts — reducing service calls and maintenance costs — for lower cost of ownership.

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Eastern Electrical Liquidators

| March 23, 2015

Eastern Electrical Liquidators was founded circa 1940 during the World War II era and is an independently operated American owned company. Our warehouse, located in Philadelphia, encompasses over half a city block with an estimated 100,000+ sq ft. of inventory space. Electrical Supply Distributor We buy and sell surplus electrical supplies, selling only to Distributors […]

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New Locator Finds Buried Electric

New Locator Finds Buried Electric

| March 20, 2015

  Kearneysville, WV, March 20, 2015 – Schonstedt Instrument Company has introduced the XTpc+, the latest addition to their family of Pipe & Cable Locators. The “Plus” is the multi-frequency version of the Schonstedt XTpc, the most portable underground locator on the market today. The cost of hitting buried electric utilities, in both time and resources, can […]

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