Staying safe on the job is always the goal, but sometimes it is easier said than done. The NECA Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selector—2015 Edition removes much of the guesswork regarding job safety.
Burndy’s Unitap Flex clear, insulated multitap connectors are designed to be used with flexible (fine stranded) conductors. They include a “disc-pad” screw to prevent damage to fine strands as the conductor is compressed during installation, eliminating the need for wire ferrules.
Platinum Tools’ 13501C Xpress Jack termination tool is designed to make keystone jack terminations easier. It seats and trims all eight conductors in one stroke. This tool is designed for 110-type, four-pair keystone jacks. It has a rust-resistant black-oxide finish and thermoplastic rubber handles.
Cree Inc.’s TW Series PAR30 LED lamp is designed to deliver focused light to display artwork or home decor. It produces a 3,000K warm-white light with a CRI of 90. It is fully dimmable and designed to last more than 25,000 hours. It is available in short-neck and long-neck models and in 25-degree spot or 40-degree flood beams.
Griplock Systems’ Solimar powered suspension system uses only one cable to power and suspend LED pendants or linear fixtures. Solimar is a dual-conductor coaxial cable, which is capable of powering any Class 2 LED lighting fixture and suspending a load up to 40 lbs. The Rincon model is available for linear fixtures, light boxes or multipendant LED fixtures that require multiple conductors.
Exair’s 316SS cabinet cooler system circulates 20°F air throughout an enclosure to prevent high-temperature malfunctions. It mounts through a standard electrical knockout, and a side-mount kit is available when space restrictions prevent mounting on the cabinet top. It includes an automatic drain filter separator and an optional thermostat control.
Greenlee Textron’s ES32FML micro cable cutter uses a 10.8V battery platform and has the capacity to cut 11/4-in. fine-stranded copper cable. It has a 350-degree rotating blade head, an autoretract blade feature, a battery level indicator and a built-in LED for illumination while working.
Mockett’s PCS77 kitchen pop-up grommet is intended to eliminate safety hazards caused by power cords hanging over the edge of counters. It includes tamper-resistant ground-fault circuit interrupter outlets, a hardwired connection and a watertight seal when open and closed.
Ryobi Power Tools’ ultra-quiet modular garage door opener features a steel-reinforced belt driver, LED lights and 120V, 60 Hz and 85W input. It comes with a multifunctional wall control, wireless keypad, two remotes, safety sensor and a downloadable app for remote control and monitoring.
Lunera Lighting’s Susan Lamp E26 LED kit converts HID fixtures to ultra-low-power LED lighting. The kit contains a vertically oriented, 50W LED, plug-and-play Susan Lamp with an E26 medium base and a highperformance LED driver to reduce power consumption to 53W and address the requirements of various HID lighting fixture applications. It has a 50,000-hour lifespan.