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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Handheld computer: DataScout 10G smart tablet

Mobile computer: Greenlee Communications’ new DataScout 10G: The smart tablet that goes beyond test and measurement.

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Truck accessory: Heavy-duty lighting and visibility systems

Safety products: Truck-Lite Co. LLC, a provider of heavy-duty lighting and visibility systems, announced the release of 18 new LED products to its Signal-Stat line

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Safety lighting: 14-ft. telescoping light mast with 360 degree rotating capabilities

Work light: Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 14-ft. telescoping light mast with 360 degree rotating capabilities. The LM-14-8-FM-500LB is a telescoping two stage steel light mast that provides a safe and effect...
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Utility vehicles: Automatic tire chain system

Safety products: Onspot of North America and VBG Group announce the new GLOBAL list of Onspot distributors that now include 31 distributors in 26 countries.

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Energy management solutions

Power management: SunPower and Sunverge go into 2015 with solar and battery storage. Energy management solutions, including solar with storage, help customers control energy costs and benefit utility grids.

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Safety products: New features increase FiberMax crane mat performance. Customers discover improved safety and low cost of ownership.

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Safety lighting: 21-watt explosion proof LED temporary manhole mount light fixture

Work light: Larson Electronics releases a 21-watt temporary manhole mount LED light fixture that provides operators with a powerful and highly convenient alternative to traditional string or tank lights.

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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.