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Utility Testing: TAG-5000 Wireless Phaser

Test products: HD Electric’s TAG-5000 Wireless Phaser is designed to perform many of the existing functions of conventional voltmeter/phaser devices. However, the TAG-5000 uses new technology that eliminates the cord and lightens the weight of this tes... Read more >
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Truck Caps Offer Convenience of CargoGlide Products

Utility vehicles: Fleet managers who choose high-quality A.R.E. truck caps for their fit, durability and enhanced security can now add convenience and accessibility to the growing roster of advantages of buying A.R.E.  A.R.E. understands the profe... Read more >
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Remote Switch Actuator for Schneider Class 9421 Type L Circuit Breakers

CBS ArcSafe, a manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low-voltage and medium-voltage switchgear, offers the RSA-161A remote switch actuator for Schneider Class 9421 Type L circuit breakers.

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Light Tower and 20-Kilowatt Mobile Generator Combined

Work light: Doosan Portable Power offers the redesigned L20, a light tower and 20-kilowatt mobile generator combined. The L20 features a hydraulically powered vertical mast light tower for illuminating areas, while the 20 kW generator provides power fo... Read more >
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Temperature Sensor Enables Condition Monitoring, Fire Prevention

Electrical safety testing: FLIR Systems Inc. offers the AX8 fixed-mount temperature sensor. Combining thermal and visible cameras along with FLIR’s proprietary MSX technology in a small, affordable package, the AX8 is easy to install in space-constrain... Read more >
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Test Equipment: New Handheld Time Domain Reflectometer Locates Faults on Mixed Paired Metallic Cables

Test and measurement: Megger, a provider of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications, now offers a handheld time domain reflectometer (TDR) that locates faults on mixed paired metallic cables. The CFL535G can test the ... Read more >
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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.

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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.