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Save Time and Money on CT Testing with Megger

Consider Megger for your CT testing needs, with two units available we have the most comprehensive units on the market.  The MRCT can do all tests simultaneously saving your company time.  The MRCT comes with or without an onboard display and all tests can be reviewed and uploaded in Power dB software (no charge for Power dB lite version which …

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SolaHD Power Quality Guidebook

The updated SolaHD Power Quality Guidebook provides solutions to the most common power quality issues encountered. Issues such as voltage fluctuations, harmonics, transients, and surges are explained along with the impact they can have on a distribution system. If these power quality issues are not resolved they can have an adverse impact on your business through increased downtime, safety hazards, …

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SolaHD IP67 SCP-X Series Power Supplies

SolaHD IP67 SCP-X Series power supplies mount directly on your machine while freeing you from any design constraints imposed by unnecessary enclosures, fans, splitters and excess wiring. These compact power supplies are available in single and dual 100 Watt models that deliver 24 Vdc power for one to four loads with no need to split supply circuits or run cables to a …

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Animals and Substations: It’s Getting Worse

Squirrels, snakes, birds, and other animals are a leading cause of power disruptions in the United States. Substation power outages are a huge problem, and it’s not getting any better.  TransGard has a patented proven system for keeping the animals out and keeping the lights on.  We have two types of fences, regular and snake panels (snake panels have perforated …

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Advice for Washing your Honeywell Salisbury PPE

Washing your PPE during a pandemic is a key component to maintaining your health and safety.  Honeywell Salisbury has provided some best practices advice for washing your PPE while ensuring it maintains its insulating properties in the process. INSULATING GLOVES AND SLEEVES Follow the ASTM guidelines ‘In-Service Care of Insulating Gloves and Sleeves’ and ‘Visual Inspection of Electrical Protective Rubber …

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Leviton Antimicrobial

Let’s face it, bacteria is everywhere, we find ourselves constantly cleaning to remove bacteria from everyday items we interact with daily. These items range from TV remotes to light switches. How would you feel if you knew one item in your house or hospital room, is designed to reduce the growth of bacteria 99.9%? Leviton offers a line of switches …

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Preformed Line Products “Installation Challenge”

Preformed Line Products “Installation Challenge” During the 2019 International Lineman’s Rodeo For the past several years, Preformed Line Products (PLP) has held product installation challenges in their outdoor booth at the International Lineman’s Rodeo, and this year was no different.  This year PLP did a new challenge featuring the company’s very first product, Armor Rods.  Armor Rods are designed to …

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Rethink UPS Batteries

Enersys is evolving the datacenter battery market with specifically designed TPPL (thin plate pure lead) technology.  Our DataSafe XE TPPL batteries are designed to perform at 5 minutes or less high rate discharge applications with faster recharge capability than lead calcium.  Shelf life is up to 17 months at 77F for maximum flexibility in project launches.  With a wider operating …

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Siemens Surge Arresters 3EK8

Selecting the correct surge arrester based on the application can protect your costly equipment from damages due to overvoltage surges.  Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Motors, CT’s and PT’s, and Complete Switchgear all benefit from the protection of the proper surge arrester. Distribution class surge arresters are ideally suited for the reliable protection of transformers, circuit breakers, medium-voltage switchgear, and distribution lines. …

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Donations Help OAEC Improve Underground School Training Yard

CBM is proud to announce our participation in the 2019 Underground School at the Oklahoma Association of Electric Co-ops in Oklahoma City, OK. To kick things off, Marshal Bird, of Megger, provided a cable and fault locating presentation to the class. We were next joined by George Hydock, of Elastimold (ABB Installation Products), to teach on underground distribution and discuss …