New Products for Electrical

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff August 15, 2006

Hinged-cover wiring duct is offered in sizes from 1.5 in. x 2 in. to 4 in. x 4 in. Duct features hinged cover design for easy access and faster wiring changes. This wire and cable management solution is based on a standard compliant wide slotted channel for routing and protecting electrical wiring or low-voltage cabling. For more about H Duct from Panduit, click here .

Metal halide lamps are available in 50 watts through 450 watts and last up to 20,000 hours. With 25% faster hot re-strike and start-up times, the lamps are suitable for high bays, parking lots, wall packs and indoor and outdoor applications. UV guard provides a protective quartz jacket surrounding the lamp’s arc tube, reducing over 90% of damaging ultraviolet light output.It is recommended for use in all open luminaires and operates continuously, with no shut-off required. For more about Pulse Start Pulse Plus from TCP, click here .

Fiber management system includes single-mode and multi-mode fiber fan-out cables and is designed to save front-panel space and streamline fiber management. Cassettes break out the 12-fiber cable inputs into standard discrete connectors. Rack-mount patch enclosure accepts up to three cassettes or adapter plates. The complete enclosure consists of a tray, mounting brackets, bracket depth adjustment screws, cable glands, cable management spiders, OFN cable saddles and front panel latches. For more about cable management from Electro Standards, click here .

Soft-start motor control comes in three different performance levels to match the needs of a wide range of fractional and low-horsepower (1/4 to 75 hp at 110 to 575 volts) single-phase and three-phase asynchronous motors. Most models are just 45 mm wide, the standard width for IEC low horsepower motor starters. For more about ATS01N2 Telemecanique by Schneider, click here .