Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Eureka

 

Eureka's Fleet broadens the possibilities of our powerful Dial projector with a modern and distinctive package. This luminaire is available in two formats: small (2 projectors) or large (3 projectors).

 

 

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HARTING's new Han-Modular Surge Protection Modules make it possible to move surge protection into its most widely used industrial connector series, a space-saving idea that simplifies wiring arrangements. Proper surge protection for Instrumental and Control (I&C) signals usually requires separate, external solutions that add to material and labour costs.

 

 

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Mechatronics engineering is key to shorter development times and reductions in error. In the era of Industry 4.0, successful machine design also depends on integrated cooperation between the different engineering disciplines.

 

 

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Manufacturers Automation Inc has announced that Moxa has launched the EDS-P506E-4PoE series of PoE switches that can provide up to 60 W per PoE port for converged data and power transmission. The power output was designed for IP cameras that use power-demanding functions such as PTZ, illumination, heaters, and fans in harsh environments.

 

 

Siemens

 

Room controller UP 204 Contouch offers extensive functions that ensure effective energy savings. Up to 18 functions can be defined for lighting and shading, scenes, text and alarm messages. The product features a built-in 7-day time switch and temperature sensor. So, rooms are heated or air conditioned at the comfort level only during the set occupancy times or when people are present.

 

 

Southwire

 

Wind and solar systems demand a variety of highly engineeres and reliable cables. Southwire's innovative solutions rnage from control cables to collection systems to substation wiring to transmission lines to serve all your needs.

 

 

Rittal

 

The new IT LED system light from Rittal is specially designed for use in server and network enclosures (“IT racks”). With a light output of 600 lumens, it meets all standard requirements for IT racks such as the Rittal TS IT and TE 8000. A transparent plastic cover, integrating Fresnel lenses, provides optimal illumination for an enclosure.

 

 

ABB

 

ABB has launched its MyBuildings portal, a secure online platform powered by its cloud-based, industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions, ABB Ability, which allows end users to manage and control a wide range of automated home and building services.

 

 

Rockwell

 

Engineers can more quickly design, build and commission automation systems using the newly enhanced Rockwell Software Studio 5000 integrated development environment . The latest software release includes a new user interface that provides a common, modern look across all Studio 5000 applications, and includes updates to help engineers improve productivity from design to deployment.

 

 

Hammond

 

Hammond Electronics has extended its power distribution offering with an additional 12 variants of rack mounting and stand-alone 100 – 240VAC, 50/60Hz 10A power strips, designed for use with IEC power cords.

 

 

Changing Scene

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In this issue: 

Owning your own business is something many of us have dreamt of doing. Who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? It is a valid question that many entering the electrical trade consider. However, dreams tend to create an image that doesn’t always suit reality. Surviving in the residential electrical market involves a lot of out of the box thinking and as we have said and can’t stress enough, hard work. To gain insight into the various challenges faced by small electrical contractors EIN sat down with Steve Beeby, Master Electrician, and owner/operator of Beehive Electric, as small residential electrical contracting company based in Elmvale, Ontario.

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Watch a portion of the interview conducted by Electrical Industry Canada with Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric

 

Codes and Regulations Brought to You by the CSA Group

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CSA

Now in its 24th edition, the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I includes a number of significant updates and changes to better help electrical workers in the safe maintenance of electrical equipment and create safer electrical installations.

This edition features important revisions to many sections. For example, Section 26 now mandates the use of tamper-resistant receptacles in additional areas where children may be present. Section 62 now requires ground fault circuit interrupter protection for heating devices and controls in proximity to tubs, sinks, and shower stalls. Section 10 has been updated, reorganized, and significantly reduced in length.

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Tools for the Trade

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  Klein Tools Deluxe Fish Rod Set comes in 19 pieces that when assembled can fish wire and ...
  BendWorks Software was designed to help electrical contractors adopt this new process ...

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Peers & Profiles

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  Floyd Lau founded Amptek Technologies in 2002 as an end to end engineering design ...
Mike Marsh, President and CEO of SaskPower, has been a leading figure in Saskatchewan’s ...
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 Sean Freeman

Sean Freeman is a vibrant, enthusiastic and selfless individual who has taken his trade expertise beyond that of a simple career. Not only is he a Master Electrician but he has traveled around the world as an electrical technician delegate with the Red Cross Emergency Response Unit. His skills are a vital part of emergency response and disaster relief.

In 2013 Sean responded to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. In 2014 Sean spent almost a month in Kenema, Sierra Leone working at the Ebola Treatment Centre. There he was responsible for ensuring electricity and clean water were available, and worked to strengthen the infrastructure of the facility. 

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