IDEAL Industries has introduced Combination Drill Taps to its tool lineup. Combining the tasks of drilling, tapping and deburring into one, IDEAL Drill Taps feature a tri-flute design, and Split Point Smoothstart Tip, similar to the popular IDEAL TKO Carbide Tipped Hole Cutters.



Ideal Industries


Ideal Industries' 26 piece insulated Journeyman kit is ideal for new electricians or for replacing those worn out old tools. The kit includes a variety of tools to meet all job-site requirements and are double insulated and 1,000 volt certified.



Greenlee Cable Stripping Tool


The Adjustable cable stripping tool has an intuitive blade design that allows users to maintain contact with the cable at all times.



Phoenix Contact


Stripping and crimping device, 100 - 240 V input voltage, for insulated ferrules with a cross-section range of 0.25 - 4.0 mm², according to DIN 46228-4: 1990-09, incl. 0.5 - 1.5 mm² conversion kits (6 - 12 mm sleeve length)



Klein Tools


Klein Tools Deluxe Fish Rod Set comes in 19 pieces that when assembled can fish wire and cable up to 33' in length. Kit also includes a durable travel tube for easy storage and transporting.



Southwire SIMpull


The SIMpull CoilPAK completes the SIMpull Circuit Management System, taking heavy, cumbersome spools out of the process for good.




  • Professional all-in-one cutter/stripper for coaxial and twisted pair cables





BendWorks Software was designed to help electrical contractors adopt this new process easily. BendWorks Software allows smooth information transferring between 3D electrical modelers and the electrical prefabrication shop or foreman on the jobsite.



The javelin


The Javelin is a new product that makes drilling holes through stud walls easier.



Klein Tools


Klein Tools' Coax Explorrer 2 tests coaxial cable and maps up to 4 locations





This new lock box is ideal for group lockout situations with multiple isolation points and employees performing maintenance activities on industrial equipment.



Fluke Thermal Imager


Focus is one of the most important aspects of thermography, and an out of focus image can give you data that can lead to misdiagnosis – costing you thousands. With the Fluke Ti450, worrying about focus is now obsolete.





Ideal Industries' T-14 wire stripper s are ideal for all professionals working within the electical industry.



Greenlee Canada 150 Storage Box


Greenlee has taken their standard storage boxes to the next level with the limited edition Canada 150 year anniversary edition.



Ideal Conduit Bending Level


Ideal Precision Levels are designed for both conduit and regular level applications. The entire chassis is CNC machined from 6067 aluminum billet for straightness.





The ATS850 conveyor eliminates all types of electro static discharge requirements. This asynchronous, bi-directional pallet transport system solves part transport needs in manufacturing environments in the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, disk drive and flat panel display industries.



Ideal Circuit Analyzers


The SureTest circuit analyzers "look behind walls" to identify wiring problems that can lead to personal shock hazards, electrical fires, or equipment performance issues.



Klein Light Meter


The ET130 is an easy-to-use precision light meter with single-handed operation to monitor light levels in both Foot Candles (FC) and Lux.



Lorik Tool & Automation


Lorik Tool & Automation has the experience and ability to manufacture a variety of riveting machines to advance your production rate.



Ideal Dispensers


The Ideal Dispenser is equipped with high-quality adhesive and 3 mil thickness that provides long-lasting, low-profile applications. Each plastic reel holds 8 feet of polyester tape.







Canadian Electrical Contractor Discussion Group: Can You Count the Deficiencies?

EIN CECD 400Have you ever been called to fix the work of a 'handyman'?

"Was supposedly done by a"certified ' electrician....told the homeowner that he got a $266 record at TSBC. Can you count the deficiencies?"

"There is a second panel change in the triplex also.......even more deficiencies. Think the guy was a glorified handyman. Ones not obvious: 240 BB heat hooked up 120....drier on 2p20....range on 2p50....water heater fed with 2c14 Bx on 2p15."

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Ideal's Stay Wired to WinIt's April, which means it's time for you to ignite your competitive spark with the a new challenge from IDEAL Nationals Canada. This month, IDEAL is asking you to show off your electrical knowledge with the most correct answers.

Five professionals and five apprentice winners will each take home a $100 VISA gift card and forged wire stripper from IDEAL.





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William (Bill) BurrBy William (Bill) Burr

Section 32 – Fire Alarm Systems, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, and Fire Pumps, as outlined in Rule 32-000 Scope, is a supplementary or amendatory section of the code and provides additional and specific requirements for the location, installation, wiring, and protection, of

• local fire alarm systems

• permanently connected smoke and carbon monoxide alarms...

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LumenpulseBy Matthew Payette

A lighting programming and control narrative is a document that is essential to coordinate the design/construction process with a fully realized final architectural product. It defines how lighting will integrate into the space and ultimately how humans will interact with that same space.

Sometimes there is a gap between the initial visions of the designers and the final product. Other times, the final product and operation of the lighting systems is achieved but after much project management distress...

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11 Piece Insulated TorqueVario-S and SlimLine Blade Set• Individually tested to 10,000 volts AC and rated to 1,000 volts AC for safety and peace of mind.

• Meets VDE testing standards for protection against arc flash explosion.

• Torque accuracy of +/- 6% for confidence in precise tolerances.

• 33% narrower blade shafts for reaching deep set terminal block fasteners.

• Direct-molded insulation for protection against electrical shock and arc flash explosion.

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Jo Istanbul Four Seasons ABy Owen Hurst

Recently, Electrical Industry Canada has developed a relationship with Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE), a non-for-profit group developing resources and networking potential for women and all working or planning to work within the renewable energy sector. Aside from being the WiRE President & CEO, Joanna Osawe is the Global Business Development Manager of Major Projects for DMC Power Inc.

EIN sat down with Osawe to learn more about WiRE and the substantial benefits it provides. Joanna is very personable and open regarding her career and her ambition, as well as the opportunities she is developing for women nationally and globally. 

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