Reduce Assembly Time by 50% with New Busbar Alternate Wire Termination System

January 23rd , 2011 → 3:56 am @

Reduce Assembly Time by 50% with New Busbar Alternate Wire Termination System

This Busbar System is an innovative way to jumper up to 57 poles of Manual Motor Controllers (MMC) and Supplementary Protectors (SP).  The advantages of this busbar system are: 30% Installation time savings, panel space savings, reduced maintenance, and high electrical ratings.  It has a ½ pole spacing (auxiliary switch) available, and is load/line reversible.  […]

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Smooth Bore Bushings

December 21st , 2010 → 10:21 am @

Smooth Bore Bushings

With an extra internal insulating sleeve that creates a smooth bore and prevents locking fingers from protruding into the ID of the bushing.  They are used to protect through-holes to eliminate sharp edges so wires are protected.  Absorbs vibration, and cushions and insulates wires.  They also can be used as a bushing for rotating shafts.  […]

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UL Listed Multi-Hole Cord Grips

November 28th , 2010 → 12:16 pm @

UL Listed Multi-Hole Cord Grips

Cord Grips are available in ½ inch (2-5.2 millimeter holes and 3-5.6 millimeter holes) and ¾ inch (3-5.2 millimeter holes and 4-5.2 millimeter holes) sizes.  Approved by UL under file E51579 and pass the 35 lb pull test.  Benefits/characteristics include: 1. UV resistant nylon construction with TPE or Buna N sealing gland resists salt water, weak acids, gasoline, alcohol, […]

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New Solar Power Cable From Cell to Inverter

October 23rd , 2010 → 10:00 am @

New Solar Power Cable From Cell to Inverter

From residential rooftops to solar farms harvesting energy, we have a product portfolio to help engineers and installers create reliable, durable solar systems.  Our solar cables and photovoltaic wire are designed for harsh environments of solar energy applications – the hot and cold extremes, ozone and UV radiation, moisture, oil, and direct burial.  Specially formulated […]

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Expandable, Braided Polyester Sleeves Now Available in North America

September 25th , 2010 → 3:20 pm @

Expandable, Braided Polyester Sleeves Now Available in North America

These polyester sleeves for mechanical protection of wire and cables have been launched in North America.  The sleeves are competitively priced, and offer extreme flexibility and strength through a braided design that allows for easy expansion and contraction of the sleeves while retaining tension.  The RoHS-compliant product line easily conforms to irregularly shaped products or […]

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Solar Junction Box and Cable Assemblies Lower Automation Assembly Costs

September 25th , 2010 → 3:20 pm @

Solar Junction Box and Cable Assemblies Lower Automation Assembly Costs

Developed for applications in the solar and renewable energy industry – are designed for installation on the back of mono- and polycrystalline photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, providing the interface between the conductor ribbons on the panel and the DC I/O cables.  Features spring terminals connecting the base directly to the PV ribbon conductors, without need […]

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New Low Profile Design Junction Boxes for Single Diode, Double Ribbon Photovoltaic Panels

July 24th , 2010 → 10:35 am @

New Low Profile Design Junction Boxes for Single Diode, Double Ribbon Photovoltaic Panels

These boxes feature a low profile design that maximizes usable solar panel collector space and low insertion force connectors that make panel connections easy and less costly.  Features include: highest performance rated axial diode on the market for a single diode box application, sizeable opening for conductor ribbons, low insertion force connection of PV ribbons […]

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Rugged Construction Makes New Power Cable Assembly Perfect for Harsh Environments

June 23rd , 2010 → 12:37 pm @

Rugged Construction Makes New Power Cable Assembly Perfect for Harsh Environments

IP68 rating makes this cable assembly perfect for harsh environments.  With its rugged construction, even outdoor equipment can be fully protected when using this cable assembly.  Great for high power applications, as this cable assembly can operate up to 30 amps @ 600V.  Features and benefits include: 2 thru 4 position “D” size, up to 30 […]

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Assembly Friendly Ratcheting Strain Relief

June 23rd , 2010 → 12:37 pm @

Assembly Friendly Ratcheting Strain Relief

Independent of insertion into the panel, this ratcheting strain relief self-locks onto the cable.  Thus, it may be pre-assembled offline for final assembly at a later time, or at a remote location for lower installed cost.  Ratcheting strain relief can be easily removed by inserting standard snap ring pliers with .040 tips into the two […]

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Solar Cordgrips for 1 to 13 Wires

March 19th , 2010 → 4:10 pm @

Solar Cordgrips for 1 to 13 Wires

The user can choose how many wires to use, from 1 to 13, by piercing the wire through the dimpled portion of the gland.  Accommodates USE-2 12 AWG and 10 AWG wire.  Available in two configurations: 9 – 5.5mm holes and 13 – 5.5mm holes.  Secures input PV leads from solar panel array strings to […]

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