Construction Equipment: ARS709 Hydraulic Puller for Underground Pulling Applications

Line construction: Condux Tesmec’s ARS709 hydraulic puller is for a wide range of underground pulling applications including power transmission and distribution cable installation.

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Electrical Tools: Kit Helps Installers Cut, Strip, Crimp Telecom Cables

Utility tools: IDEAL Electrical offers a kit that allows telecom installers to forego the cost of purchasing several different hand tools to cut, strip and crimp low voltage cables, plus have a ready supply of IDC connectors on-hand for their next job. Read more >

Handheld Voltage Detectors

Voltage measurement: HD Electric's Handheld Voltage Detectors consist of the LV-5 Stray Voltage Detector and the VP-1 Voltage Probe. These handheld voltage detectors are used to detect voltages starting at 5 Vac.

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Line Construction: Material Handling Attachments

Construction equipment: The DECKHAND product line by LaValley Industries brings a new level of flexibility and load control to material handling attachments.

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Six-ton Pistol Grip Crimping Tool

Utility equipment: Greenlee / A Textron Co., has added to its line of crimping tools with the 6-ton Pistol Grip, model EK622PLU. This crimping tool offers the ergonomics, intelligence and accountability that is found in all Greenlee Gator crimping prod... Read more >

Utility vehicles: RTF230 Rubber Tire Mulching Tractor for Vegetation Management

Vegetation management: Fecon Inc. offers the RTF230 Rubber Tire Mulching Tractor, a four-wheel drive, four-wheel steer machine that lends itself to very good tractive and handling capabilities.

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Utility supplies: BURNDY announces an expanded line of HYREDUCER in-line reducing splice kits.

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Voltage detector warns of potentially high voltage in work areas

07/02/2015 Test equipment: HD Electric Company introduces the new PRX-4 Proximity Voltage Detector. With two voltage range settings of 50V-4kV and above, the PRX-4 is an easy way to find out if voltage is present without having to make di...
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Safety products: Larson Electronics introduces an explosion proof tool tap reel with a single explosion proof receptacle.

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Line construction: Full line of trenchless tools and equipment from TT Technologies on display at ICUEE 2015.

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Energy management: Universal terminal line expansion

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Safety products: Remote switch actuator safely, remotely operates circuit breakers outside arc-flash zone

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Circuit breakers: CBS ArcSafe’s RSA-174F remote switch actuator is designed to safely and remotely operate circuit breakers outside the arc-flash zone.

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Safety products: Silver Fox’s Fox-Flo UV-Stable LSZH Tie-on Cable Labels are used within a variety of applications, from single cable identification to multiple cables in a range of industries.

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Embracing NERC PRC-005-2 Compliance

NERC PRC-005-2, the new standard developed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) for bulk power systems, went into effect last year. Here is a look at what makes this standard so unique and some tips on how best to comply.

Winter is Here: Batten Down the Hatches and Harden Your Systems

Utility designers are faced with a two-fold challenge: to enhance systems with new, more responsive smart grid technology, while hardening infrastructure to withstand future attacks from Mother Nature. 

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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.