Three Phase Cable Identifier

HD Electric Company's 3ID Three Phase Cable Identifier identifies the correct phases on long lengths of de-energized and discharged overhead and underground cables.

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The Edge Online Training Course for Insulating Aerial Devices

Terex Utilities has updated its The Edge online training course for insulating aerial devices to provide comprehensive, quality operator safety training.

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XTpc+ is Newest Addition to Line of Cable and Pipe Locators

Hitting buried utilities? Go with the construction and utility contractor's tool of choice -- the Schonstedt XTpc+ Multi-Frequency Pipe & Cable Locator.

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DoubleShot Wrench Combines Two Wrenches in One

Lowell has added the 8D DoubleShot PLUS wrench to its line of DoubleShot wrenches that combine two wrenches in one for rugged duty in utility, construction, maintenance and pipeline work.

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Data Cable Transmission Tester

IDEAL Industries has launched the SignalTEK CT, a data cable transmission tester designed for installers and network owners who need to prove that copper cabling has been installed correctly.

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Streamline Compression Tool With "C" Head

Huskie Tool’s new SL-C510 compression tool has all the same features as the SL-510 but replaces the latched head design with a "C" head.

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Protective clothing: Flame resistant outerwear -- conquer the cold

Safety clothing: Protect yourself from the winter elements with National Safety Apparel’s Flame Resistant Outerwear.

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Energy management: Inline power regulator from Gridco Systems

Power management: Gridco Systems’ emPower solution combines modular power electronics, advanced control algorithms, distributed networking, and analytics.

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Safety lighting: Larson Electronics releases a 4,000-watt high intensity, metal halide, skid mount five-stage light mast.

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Construction equipment: AlturnaMATS ground protection mats now offers the clear mat. The key benefit of the clear mat over the other mats we offer is that the sunlight can easily pass through the clear mats and nourish the gras...
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Utility testing: Net Chaser Ethernet speed certifier

Test and measurement equipment: T3 Innovation’s Net Chaser offers a complete solution to test and speed certify the data-carrying capabilities of Ethernet network cables up to 1 Gb/s by testing for noise in the network, detecti...
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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.