K&H Industries lights up SLTC night-time training with NightRay® and StarBeam® remote-control spotlights

Keeping power lineman safe during night-time field work is K&H Industries' top priority.

Herc contacted SLTC to find out exactly what they had planned for the night-time training. Randy Weeks, Chief Trainer for SLTC described to Herc, that for the training exercise they essentially take the 20-acre outdoor campus and re-create a storm scene, complete with knocked down poles and lines. Basically, all the obstacles and complications you would find during the aftermath of a tornado, hurricane, or other natural disaster. Then they send in the lineman crew…60 groups of 20-men crews working with digger derricks, bucket trucks and manually climbing poles to restore power.

RuggedCom Inc. ("RuggedCom") (TSX:RCM), a leading provider of rugged communications networking solutions designed for mission-critical applications in harsh environments, has expanded its Ethernet Switch product line targeting industrial applications. The new RuggedSwitch® i800 and i801 products rounds out the i-Series family of products designed for demanding industrial environments such as those found in process control applications (oil and gas, petro-chemical, metals and mining, wind farms). These new models provide additional configuration options to complement the existing configurations available on the RuggedSwitch® i802 and i803.

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