Latest electrical product news
For any organisations selling electrical assemblies into the US market, the launch of the Kopex-Ex UL listed range of XP-Flex explosion-proof flexible couplings will be of particular interest. As UL listed products they are approved for use in hazardous and wet locations including Class 1, Div 1 & 2 classified areas. This classification covers areas where ignitable concentrations of flammable gasses, vapours or liquids are present within the atmosphere under normal operation conditions.
Eaton's Electrical Sector is expanding its product range with the launch of the xEffect series. The first products to be released are a digital combined RCD/MCB (RCBO) device and a digital residual current circuit-breaker (RCCB) with type B+ tripping characteristics.
The Digital RCBO is suited for use in large residential and commercial building applications. Thunderstorms or temporary faults do not affect the digital circuit-breaker due to its type G short-time delay and optimized tripping t... [more]
Vigilant Components has invested further in its component test and verification facility with new state-of-the art component X-ray test equipment. As a new independent electronic component distributor, Vigilant has been established by experienced component specialists and is committed to providing high integrity component sourcing, verification and counterfeit detection services to its customers.
Thanks to its specialised X-ray capabilities, the new Component Inspection System allows Vigilant... [more]
At the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention (NECA), October 22-25, 2011, in San Diego, CA, Cerro Wire LLC will showcase its complete range of wire products featuring True Sequential Footage™. Cerrowire will also be displaying its expanded line of XHHW-2 cross-linked polyethylene (XLP) insulated copper conductors.
True Sequential Footage, a sequentially printed cable reel that provides accurate wire length with each cut, prevents the need to carry excess cable inventory, prov... [more]
The versatile Xtender range of inverter-chargers can be used in a variety of configurations to charge a bank of batteries and convert their DC output into a stable AC supply. Manufactured by Studer Innotec, and available from VxI Power, the rugged Xtender units are ideal for off-grid renewable-energy installations or for use as uninterruptible power supplies in grid-connected applications.
The Xtender continuously monitors the grid or generator source to which it is connected and, using an u... [more]
The XanuraHome™ products are high-quality home automation modules, developed by Eaton-Holec, for wireless remote control of equipment and lighting via the existing mains. Marmitek BV, European supplier of Marmitek X-10 domotics, immediately takes over the entire XanuraHome™ product line from Eaton-Holec.
The sale of XanuraHome™ by Eaton is the result of the continuing European integration of the subsidiary companies Holec and Moeller. Eaton has decided, for home automation, to concentrate on ... [more]