Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Candura

 

The PQPro is a portable 8 channel (4 voltage and 4 current) power quality analyzer that can stream high resolution waveform and RMS data to high capacity removable SD memory cards. Sampling rate can be adjusted from 64 samples per cycle to 1024 samples per cycle.

 

 

Powertech

 

DSA Manager provides an environment through which the security assessment modules in can be integrated into the real-time sequence of an energy management system (EMS) to provide on-line DSA capabilities.

 

 

EPRI

 

The power quality data interchange format (PQDIF) is a digital file format developed to provide a standard for exchanging power quality data, independent of manufacturer. PQDIF is a proposed Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standard (P1159.3). Manufacturers of power quality monitors and other metering devices are working to conform to this standard by providing PQDIF data export capability in their equipment.

 

 

Kyoritsu

 

New technology permits safe testing, without the need of direct contact between probes and live wires. The insulated crocodile clips can clip insulated cables from ø2.4 to 30mm.

 

 

 

AEMC

 

The 8220 W/MN193-BK from AEMC is a model 8220 single phase power quality meter with black colour 6A/120A MN193 current probe. The Model 8220 is a single-phase AC + DC power meter with an electroluminescent backlit digital display and is rated to 600V CAT III.

 

 

Megger

 

This tough, IP65, series of testers is intended for use on public networks and so offers CAT IV safety. It is available in 3 versions which can easily be upgraded via a license.

 

 

 

Keysight Technologies

 

No matter where and how you use your Keysight waveform & function generator, knowing that your system is delivering accurate, reliable data is paramount. Transcat knows the value you place on your function and waveform generators, and we know exactly how to calibrate your systems and ensure unmatched reliability.

 

 

Brady

 

Brady has announced the release of the new QuickSleeve Handheld Sleeve Applicator. The intuitive handheld device is designed for the fast application of sleeves on to wires. This multi-tool features specially designed slanted tubes, a terminal block-sized screwdriver and an LED flashlight.

 

 

Fluke

 

Fluke 279 FC True-rms Thermal Multimeter helps you find, repair, validate, and report many electrical issues quickly so that you are confident problems are solved.

 

 

 

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In this issue: 

Owning your own business is something many of us have dreamt of doing. Who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? It is a valid question that many entering the electrical trade consider. However, dreams tend to create an image that doesn’t always suit reality. Surviving in the residential electrical market involves a lot of out of the box thinking and as we have said and can’t stress enough, hard work. To gain insight into the various challenges faced by small electrical contractors EIN sat down with Steve Beeby, Master Electrician, and owner/operator of Beehive Electric, as small residential electrical contracting company based in Elmvale, Ontario.

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Watch a portion of the interview conducted by Electrical Industry Canada with Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric

 

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CSA

Now in its 24th edition, the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I includes a number of significant updates and changes to better help electrical workers in the safe maintenance of electrical equipment and create safer electrical installations.

This edition features important revisions to many sections. For example, Section 26 now mandates the use of tamper-resistant receptacles in additional areas where children may be present. Section 62 now requires ground fault circuit interrupter protection for heating devices and controls in proximity to tubs, sinks, and shower stalls. Section 10 has been updated, reorganized, and significantly reduced in length.

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 Sean Freeman

Sean Freeman is a vibrant, enthusiastic and selfless individual who has taken his trade expertise beyond that of a simple career. Not only is he a Master Electrician but he has traveled around the world as an electrical technician delegate with the Red Cross Emergency Response Unit. His skills are a vital part of emergency response and disaster relief.

In 2013 Sean responded to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. In 2014 Sean spent almost a month in Kenema, Sierra Leone working at the Ebola Treatment Centre. There he was responsible for ensuring electricity and clean water were available, and worked to strengthen the infrastructure of the facility. 

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