Electrical distribution

Managing electrial risks

28 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: WorkSafe Victoria

​Electrocution is one of the leading causes of death for construction workers and electricians.


New approach to keep the lights on as old generators retire

26 April, 2017 by

Under changes proposed by the Australian Energy Market Commission, transmission businesses will be required to maintain minimum levels of 'inertia' on the electricity system determined by the Australian Energy Market Operator.


Australian innovation improves electrical safety

24 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia

ABB Australia, in association with Legend Power Group, has designed and developed a magnetic insulating mat that acts as a barrier when placed over potentially live electrical components.


VELCRO STAYHOLD cargo organiser system

21 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Velcro Australia Pty Ltd

The VELCRO STAYHOLD is a modular cargo organiser system.


Motion Technologies screw jacks

06 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Motion Technologies Pty Ltd

Motion Technologies has introduced five ranges of screw jacks from Pfaff Germany: standard screw jacks SHE, high-performance jacks HSE, quick-lifting screw jacks SHG, special lifting elements SSP and the standard cubic Merkur jack.


Sub-unitized Premise MicroCore using SpiderWeb Ribbon (SWR) Technology

01 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: AFL Telecommunications Pty Ltd

AFL Sub-unitized Premise MicroCore cables provide high-performance premise cabling.


Twig Ex Intrinsically Safe lone worker man-down unit

30 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Twig Australia

The Twig Ex Intrinsically Safe lone worker man-down unit is now IECEx compliant for Australia/NZ.


Phoenix Contact QUINT POWER IV parameterisable power supply

29 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Phoenix Contact Pty Ltd

Phoenix Contact has released the first parameterisable power supply with the launch of its fourth-generation QUINT devices.


Novaris Hybrid Spark Gap HSG3 series lightning protection

27 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Control Logic has released the latest addition to its range of lightning protection products, the Hybrid Spark Gap HSG3 from Novaris.


igus CF29 servo cable series

09 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The CF29 servo cable series from igus features an outer jacket made of halogen-free TPE. This product range extension offers more possibilities for energy supply to drives, for users with tough requirements such as ambient temperatures or small installation space.


Safety recall Quicklag ELQ earth leakage circuit breaker

09 March, 2017 by

Eaton Industries has issued a safety recall on the Quicklag ELQ earth leakage circuit breaker range for products supplied nationally between 1 April 2004 and 15 December 2016.


Clipsal Iconic switches, sockets and smart devices

08 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Clipsal by Schneider Electric

Clipsal has added new products to its Iconic range of switches, sockets and smart devices.


SATEC BFM II multi-circuit energy metering

01 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: SATEC (Australia) Pty Ltd

The SATEC BFM II multi-circuit energy metering has been designed with a modular format for 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 54 single-phase circuits and/or a combination of 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 18 three-phase circuits.


ABB DSE201M RCBO residual current protection

01 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB DSE201M RCBO is suitable for panel board applications incorporating busbar chassis arrangements.


Only a complete overhaul will improve energy security

21 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Electrical Trades Union (ETU)

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) says operational failings of the energy system in parts of Australia will only be overcome by dismantling the National Electricity Market. National Secretary Allen Hicks said the national market is a complete failure, which has been highlighted by recent extreme weather across many regions.


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