Utility Supplies: RIDGID Showcased New Utility and Locating Tools at ICUEE – The Demo Expo
Utility tools: The latest RIDGID® tools for linemen, electricians and other utility professionals were available for demo at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, October 3-5, 2017 in Louisville, Ky.
Utility supplies: The latest RIDGID® tools for linemen, electricians and other utility professionals were available for demo at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, October 3-5, 2017 in Louisville, Ky.
Products featured in the RIDGID booth (#2666) include:
• UC-60 Utility Crimp Head - A new head for the RE 6 Cable Termination Tool, the UC-60 Utility Crimp Head crimp copper taps up to 2/0, AL and ACSR taps, stirrups, tension splices up to 4/0 ACSR, compression lugs and splices from #8 – 500MCM Cu/350MCM AL, and service entrances up to 4/0 ACSR.
• LR-60B Latching Round Die Crimp Head - This new head, the LR-60B Latching Round Die Crimp Head for the RE 6 Cable Termination Tool, uses color-coded, 6-ton U-style dies to crimp lugs and splices from #8AWG up to 600 Kcmil (MCM) copper and 350 Kcmil (MCM) aluminum in five seconds, and is classified to UL 1976.
• A-Frame Fault Locator - Finding faults in buried conductors just got easier with the new A-Frame Fault Locator. Designed for incredible accuracy and operator safety, the locator utilizes low voltage to find the exact position of ground faults in direct buried insulated wire up to two megohms.
• RE 60-MLR Manual Hydraulic Crimp Tool - Crimp color-coded lugs and splices up to 600 kcmil (MCM) copper and 350 kcmil (MCM) aluminum with the RE 60-MLR Manual Hydraulic Crimp Tool. It features RIDGID RapidAdvanceTM technology that requires only one pump to engage the lug and reduces the total number of pumps needed to complete the connection.
RIDGID is a global manufacturer of more than 300 dependable and innovative tools, trusted by the professional trades in over 140 countries. RIDGID products are designed to help professionals in the demanding commercial, industrial and energy markets install and maintain the world’s infrastructure with greater certainty and efficiency. Headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, RIDGID is a business unit of Emerson, a global innovator in technology and engineering.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit Emerson.com.
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