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Telemetry monitoring system uses wireless data transmission technology to send digital data packets from remote locations through existing cellular towers throughout the continent. The remote transmitter has six analog/digital inputs, two counter inputs and one relay output for connection to sensors and other field equipment. (Cell-Alert 2000 by Strison Wireless Systems)

Lockout system can be used on virtually any circuit breaker or combination of breakers. The system makes safety lockout easier and faster and can be used to lock emergency circuits such as emergency lighting and fire-protection pumps. (EZ Panel Loc by Brady Signmark)

Duct wrap insulation can reduce heat loss and gain from equipment and ductwork, while helping to control condensation on cold duct surfaces. The duct wrap is available faced or unfaced, with vinyl film or vapor retarder facing. (Duct Wrap Insulation by CertainTeed)

Loop hanger restricts upward surge movement by activated fire sprinkler systems, meeting NFPA 13 and ensuring proper spray patterns. The snap-in device installs without tools and the flat bottom plate prevents the rough-cut edge of the threaded rod from puncturing the pipe. (Caddy by Erico)

Automated information service integrates pulse and analog signals from building automation systems and existing sensors to produce one uniform report. The system measures consumption of electricity, gas, water, steam and anything else that flows, as well as temperature, pressure, humidity and carbon dioxide. (Acquisuite by Obvious)

Wire-mesh cable tray features epoxy coating that provides corrosion protection and is ideal for installations that require an improved appearance. Ideal for routing fiber-optic, telephone, computer, communications and Category-5 cable. (Chalfant Cable Tray)

Centrifugal pump offers an innovative upright design that requires 2/3 less mechanical room space than conventional pumps. In addition, the casing design allows for tandem operation and doubling of the capacity of a single pump with no loss of single pump efficiency, enabling engineers to protect against 'system surges.' (dualArm by Armstrong Pumps Inc.)

Tube axial fan for low-to-medium-pressure commercial or industrial applications offers adjustable pitched-cast aluminum impellers or all-welded steel propellers. Fan can be used on a wide range of applications including clean air, fume exhaust or emerging smoke control. (Greenheck)

Light sensor is an indoor dimming device that is compatible with standard zero to 10-volt electronic dimming ballasts, and automatically dims lighting based on ambient light levels. (LS-201 by The Watt Stopper)

Metal-clad interlocking armored cable for industrial applications provides resistance to crush, flame or accidental cutting. Manufactured with copper conductors, the cable is available in both5kV and 15kV rated constructions and gauge sizes from 6 AWG to 500 KCMIL. (Type MC cable by American Insulated Wire)

Supression panels will enhance safety at 380/220, 480/377 and 480 delta volt service entrances and branch panel installations. Equipment offers the ability to withstand multiple high-voltage hits. The suppression panels also feature surge modules designed to better dissipate transient energy. (Strikesorb Panels by AC Data Systems)

Fire-alarm control panel is best suited for retrofit and new installations including commercial, institutional and industrial life-safety applications. It is approved for local protective signaling, auxiliary, automatic release for pre-action and deluge sprinkler and automatic release of extinguishing systems. (IF610 Analog Fire Control Panel by Gamewell Worldwide)

Connectors are dual rated for copper or aluminum conductors, offering the capability for as many as eight ports. They are suitable for direct burial without epoxy or taping. (SafetySub by ILSCO Corp.)

Pipe purging plug with hollow shafts allows purge gas in and out. Total range includes 11 hollow shaft models from 0.5 in. to 6.0 in., with the expansion range where each plug overlaps the next ones. (Huntingdon Fusion Techniques)

Current-monitoring modules are available with either screw or tension-clamp connections. Modules can measure AC or DC power, and typically are used for lighting, emergency lighting, heating elements and motors found in a wide range of applications. The modules can carry out measurements up to 60 amps. (WAVEcontrol by Weidmuller, Inc.)

Fastening feature for notification devices eliminates the need for mounting screws when securing the device to the mounting plate. (QuickClick by System Sensor)

Thermo-anemometer with multi-function LCD and built-in datalogger has the capability to measure the air velocity, volume and temperature of area. The datalogger and RS-232 interface help it to balance air conditioning and heating ducts while also checking the operation of fans and blowers. The datalogger can store up to 1,000 readings or transfer data to a PC via RS-232 communication. (VT-200 Vane Thermo-Anemometer by Dwyer)

Adapter contains built-in web pages with module and network diagnostic information, module configuration and TCP/IP configuration. The adapter serves as a bridge between the I/O module and the network, delivering communication functionality. (Flex by Allen-Bradley)

Natural air system is designed to take 100% outdoor air, wring out the moisture and return dry and neutral -temperature air to buildings. Models are available up to 20,000 cfm, with or without heat recovery. (Wringer Systems by Des Champs)

Interior lighting system provides high-performance light output and reduces energy consumption across a range of commercial, industrial and retail interior spaces. These include manufacturing facilities, warehouses, 'big-box' retail centers, showrooms, sports arenas and convention centers. (Stingray Lighting)

Flushometer is designed to combat harsh water conditions and adapt to changing water pressures. It was specifically designed with a proprietary synthetic rubber to protect it from a variety of aggressive chemicals, such as chloramines, that otherwise could have a degrading effect on some synthetic rubbers. (Regal PRO by Sloan)

Glass highbay reflector with open flow-through design prevents dust build-up on the glass surface, maintaining high lumen levels. Available in 150-watt HPS, up to 1,000-watt pulse-start, metal-halide and HPS ballasts, the borosilicate glass reflector is precisely designed with an uplight component to eliminate the 'cave' effect. All fixtures have been tested for compliance with California's earthquake codes. (Suberbay Glass Reflector by Hubbell)

Signal transmitter is compatible with intelligent sensor modules for monitoring more than 40 different toxic gases and oxygen. The sensor range sensitivity is zero to 25% by volume and the operating temperature range is -20° C to 50° C. It features embedded data logging of peak hazard levels. Operator interface is non-intrusive via a small handheld programming magnet. The sensors are all alpha numeric scripted for simple calibration. (UniTox by Detcon Inc.)

Valve with stainless steel springs, tapped drain connections and high flow ratings features internal guiding and bearing surfaces for reliable and consistent operation, stainless steel nameplates and a copper alloy cap. The valve also provides overpressure protection for equipment such as steam boilers, accumulators, sterilizers, deaerators and pressure-reducing stations. Available options include metal-to-metal seating, anti-vibration trim and stainless steel wetted trim in all sizes. (19 Series by Conbraco)

Fiber-optic test sources for loss measurements automate and help simplify fiber-optic loss testing. The unit digitally stores output power levels and communicates the exact source wavelength to fiber-optic power meters. Designed for testing many fiber-optic cable plants, with versions for either multimode or singlemode fiber. (Smart Sources by Fotec)

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