Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

July 16, 2019

EIN greenlee NP emerson 400Emerson expands the innovative Greenlee Shear 30T with seven new die sets and a new bare kit configuration option, giving professionals the ability to choose dies specific to their needs and utilize compatible pumps that they currently own. Mounted on a mobile work station, the transportable Shear 30T is designed to increase productivity, improve precision and eliminate the need for rework while cutting strut, threaded rod, DIN rail and Legrand 3000 Series Raceway.

The Shear 30T uses interchangeable dies that are made from durable, long-lasting material and can be rotated to extend die life. The unique die profile design offers compatibility with multiple brands and sizes of strut, providing versatility for the operator. The quick die change system allows the user to easily swap out dies with no tools or loose parts. For increased efficiency, the dies automatically retract after each cut so that they are in position for repeated use. In addition, the use of dies improves safety by eliminating sharp exposed blades when cutting various types of material such as strut and threaded rod. The Shear 30T die offering includes:

  • NEW Top-Hat DIN Rail Combo 7.5mm & 15mm x 35mmEIN NP Greenlee emerson 400
  • NEW G-Type DIN Rail
  • NEW Legrand 3000 Series Raceway (Base)
  • NEW Legrand 3000 Series Raceway (Cover)
  • NEW 7/8-inch Shallow Strut
  • NEW 7/8-inch Back to Back Strut
  • NEW 13/16-inch Back to Back Strut
  • 13/16-inch Shallow Strut
  • 1-5/8-inch Strut
  • 1-5/8-inch Back to Back Strut
  • 1-5/8- and 13/16-inch Dual-Profile Strut
  • Cooper B-Line® 4D21 and 4D22 Strut
  • 1/4-, 3/8-, 1/2-, and 5/8-inch Threaded Rod

“The new die expansions are a first of several Shear 30T dies that will be rolled out,” said Chelsea Grochocki, Product Specialist for Greenlee, Emerson. “Professionals across the country tell us how the Shear 30T is improving their workflow and safety. We get asked for more dies to cut other material such as DIN Rail, Legrand, additional sizes of strut, and more. We’ll continue to release additional dies to meet our customer’s needs.”

View the entire Shear 30T lineup and watch the Shear 30T in action at www.greenlee.com/new-shear30t-dies. Contact your local dealer by visiting Greenlee.com/where-to-buy.

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 Cablofil® Wire Mesh Cable Tray - The Conduit Alternative 

Legrand CablofilAs the safest, easiest-to-install alternative to labor-intensive conduit, wire mesh cable management tray has been the most widely adopted wiring support method for 40 years. Electrical contractors continue to rely on tried-and-tested, code-compliant cable tray for all of their installations, including those in some of the world’s harshest environments.

5 ways Cablofil beats conduit: 1. Fewer parts 2. All you need is a bolt cutter 3. Adopts to any installation 4. One person can usually install a whole system 5. Sweeps and bends can be formed on site. 

 

 

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According to Rondolat, governments worldwide need to help realize a carbon neutral world by 2050 at the latest with companies committing to a more aggressive target of 2030. When it comes to what he described as the “low-hanging fruit of energy saving actions,” Rondolat calls for the following commitments:

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Flir Application SpotlightWithout power, factory operations cannot continue. That’s why regular scheduled maintenance is important to ensure your electrical distribution system is in working order. A combination of a thermal imager and a clamp meter can help you detect hot spots and diagnose electrical issues at the point of failure before an outage occurs, quickly and safely.  Download the Application Spotlight today.

 

 

 

 

 

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3M WebinarRegister for 3M Canada’s upcoming webinar: How TTS™ Heat Trace Cables can help you on site.

3M Canada will be hosting a heat trace cables webinar, where you’ll learn about heat trace, heat trace applications (i.e.: pipe freeze protection, roof and gutter, and surface snow and ice melting), and the benefits of self-regulating heat trace cables—TTS™ Heat Trace Cables.

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The high efficiency of the new LYTSwitch-6 ICs eliminates the need for heatsinks – greatly reducing ballast size, weight and cooling airflow requirements. The 750 V PowiGaN primary switches provide very low RDS(ON) and reduced switching losses. 

 

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