Indian FEDCO 5-Gallon Poly Firefighting Pump Holds up to Harshest Environments

Forestry Suppliers' Poly tank is corrosion- and UV-resistant, and the sturdy base has no drill holes (no possible leaks), providing a strong base for heavy use and abuse.

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Elastimold Shrink-Fit Cable Joints Make Cable Splicing Easier

The new Elastimold Shrink-Fit Cable Joint from Thomas & Betts combines the convenience of pre-molded splicing with the range-taking versatility of cold-shrink methods into one, easy-to-install solution.

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Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced Ratchet Cutter

Hi-Line Utility Supply introduces its aluminum conductor steel reinforced (ACSR) Ratchet Cutter. This cutter cleanly cuts 336 MCM Linnet ACSR, 400 MCM copper, 600 MCM aluminum, and 2/0 triplex steel messenger cable.

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TimberAx Skid Steer Attachment for Cutting, Mulching

Loftness offers the TimberAx skid steer attachment as part of its VMLogix line of products. The TimberAx uses an exclusive knife system to efficiently cut grass, vines, brush or trees up to 6 in. in diameter, or intermittently cut material up to 12 in.... Read more >

Swap Anti-fog Safety Glasses Double as Safety Goggles

Swap safety eyewear is a glasses-to-goggle eyewear solution from Gateway Safety for those who need the benefits of both safety glasses and goggles in their work environment.

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New XHP1000 T4i Large, Portable Air Compressor

Doosan Portable Power has introduced the XHP1000 portable air compressor, meeting Tier 4i emission regulations. The XHP1000 has a free air delivery of 1,000 cfm and comes standard with dual pressure regulation, allowing it to supply compressed air at o... Read more >
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Utility safety: Explosion proof infrared LED light with adjustable scaffold bracket mount

Safety lighting: Larson Electronics releases a 6-watt explosion proof infrared LED light with an adjustable scaffold bracket mount.

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Construction equipment: Stringing equipment from Condux Tesmec

Line construction: Condux Tesmec’s comprehensive line of stringing equipment represents the safest and most reliable equipment in the power transmission and distribution industry.

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Safety products: Bifocal safety eyewear

Utility safety: Conqueror MAG by Gateway Safety brings eye protection into focus.

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Utility vehicles: Odyne Hybrid System endorsed for Allison 3000 and 4000 Series

Commercial vehicles: Relationship with Allison Transmission moves forward with agreement Endorsing and recognizing Odyne’s hybrid system globally.

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Utility tools: Manage data from multiple sources

Utility supplies: Sensus enhances data analytics portfolio with acquisition of Verdeeco. Utilities can manage data from multiple sources for actionable intelligence.

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Circuit breakers: Remote switch actuators for low-voltage power circuit breakers

Utility safety: CBS ArcSafe introduces remote switch actuators for ABB/Sace Megamax F-Series circuit breakers.

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Safety products: Wireless reversing cameras cut installation complexity, cost

Utility equipment: Featuring quality and functionality equal to existing wired systems, ECCO's new EC5605-WK wireless reversing camera system dramatically decreases installation complexity and expense.




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Meter Socket Jumpers - Perfect for Submetering Applications

AEP’s Meter Socket Jumper offers a safe and easy means of bypassing a meter socket. The Socket Jumper can be used with either Ringless or Ring style Meters.

Meter Socket Converter

AE Product’s Meter Socket Converter (CNV) converts various Meter Forms to fit the desired application. 14S, 15S or 16S Socket to accept 2S Meter. Optional features available.

Service Disconnect Adapter with Electronic Meter Energizing

AEP’s Service Disconnect Adapter disconnects customer load but maintains power to the electronic meter. The meter maintains reading and communications links for AMR/AMI operations while only disabling the load side.

Meter Socket Blank-Off Covers

AE Product’s Meter Socket Blank-Off Covers are a cost effective way to safely blank-off a Socket that is not in use. Available with or without blades. Color options and personalization available.

Meter Socket Gaskets

AEP’s Meter Socket Gaskets protects your Meters from moisture, insects, sand and other particles by providing a better seal between the meter and the meter socket cover.