Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

August 11, 2016

Brady’s new reversible temperature indicating labels, part of the VisAlert Series of indicating labels, provide immediate visual indication of heat exposure.

“When it comes to temperature checks during maintenance, or trouble spotting during research and development, these labels are a cost-effective solution,” says Jennifer Smith,

Regional Product Manager for Brady. “Having easy access to temperature data can help manufacturing companies monitor equipment anytime, anywhere to support safety in their facility and make an informative decision.”

These labels have a simple design and strong adhesive for nearly any surface. With an extremely low profile, these labels are ideal for components, industrial and household applications (e.g., electric pumps, rotating equipment, brakes and refrigerators) in cold chains, hot spaces or in areas where measuring temperature becomes difficult or impractical. These labels are also customizable to align with the needs of customers.

Find out more: http://app.e.bradycorp.com/e/er?s=2132&lid=2591&elq=<span class=eloquaemail>recipientid</span>.

 

 

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COVID-19Below Electrical Industry News Week has collected the latest updates from companies in the industry. The majority are not experiencing major impacts with respect to supply chain and production, but are implementing changes to adhere to the recommendations of the World Health Organization, Health Canada and Center for Disease Control.

This list will continue to be updated as companies update their current situation. 

 

 

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