Electrical distribution

How digital technology is changing the tradie's toolbox

12 September, 2017 by Tim Phillips, General Manager, Drillcut | Supplied by: Drillcut

Like most other sectors, the electrical and construction industries are experiencing digital transformation. Deployed strategically, digital technology can help increase productivity and efficiency and mitigate risk and waste.

3M Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: AWS Pty Ltd

The Speedglas Welding Helmet 9002NC has a streamlined profile, with high-performing Speedglas TrueView optics and a head harness made for increased comfort.

Fujikura-12S fusion splicer

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

The lightweight and compact Fujikura-12S fusion splicer has a long-life battery, providing technicians with 100 splice and heat cycles and allowing ultimate portability for technicians.

Igus chainflex series CF298 and CF299 cables

14 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The igus chainflex series CF298 and CF299 cables are particularly suitable for confined spaces.

PT-TWIN Push-in contact inserts for heavy-duty connectors

11 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Phoenix Contact Pty Ltd

Phoenix Contact has introduced PT-TWIN Push-in contact inserts for heavy-duty connectors.

Australian circuit breakers to protect UK distribution grid

10 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

British utility UK Power Networks is using Australian circuit breakers to help eliminate electricity outages.

Mascot four-way stretch lightweight trousers

27 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Proskill Australia Pty Ltd

The Mascot four-way stretch lightweight trousers are made from stretch material that is flexible in all directions.

Electrical industry alert — wiring split system air conditioners

19 July, 2017

Energy Safe Victoria, an independent technical regulator for electricity, gas and pipeline safety in Victoria, has published an alert relating to wiring split system air conditioners.

New on-the-spot fines for safety breaches around powerlines

19 July, 2017

Queensland has introduced two new on-the-spot fines to make sure employers take steps to keep workers safe around powerlines.

Hager Matt Black silhouette range switches and sockets

18 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Hager Electro Pty Ltd

Hager's Matt Black silhouette range features a clean and modern design.

Fugro to install undersea power cable in South Australia

18 July, 2017

Geointelligence and asset integrity solutions provider Fugro has won the contract to install a subsea power cable for South Australia's distribution network management company, SA Power Networks.

Novaris SDPV and SDD2 surge diverters

11 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Novaris SDPV and SDD2 family of surge diverters are designed to provide reliable protection for any solar panel installation.

NHP OptiWave power factor controllers

11 July, 2017 | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

The NHP OptiWave power factor controllers incorporate advanced monitoring to provide accurate measurement and control of network parameters in power factor correction applications, providing total protection of capacitors and systems.

Hioki FT4310 bypass diode tester for PV panels

10 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Power Parameters

The Hioki FT4310 bypass diode tester can be used safely in broad daylight, detecting open and short-circuited bypass diodes, as well as measuring cell string losses.

Drillcut Smart Tray

07 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Drillcut

Drillcut's Smart Tray is easy to install, handles the tightest of bends, is compatible with other systems and is strong enough to hold tough loads. 

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