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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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Hoffman HyShed – The industry’s highest-rated total sanitary washdown enclosure solution

Are you in the Food & Beverage industry with a facility that requires the highest IP rating? Do you have processing lines that require high pressure, high temperature washdown cleaning procedures?  CBM would like to introduce you to HyShed, the state-of-the-art sanitary washdown enclosure solution to protect your critical electrical equipment from nVent/Hoffman. Engineering for the ultimate protection HyShed is …

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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 …

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Emerson SolaHD™ Power Conditioners

Emerson SolaHD™ power conditioners can resolve the majority of power quality issues encountered today. They are available in both single phase and three phase versions and address common power quality issues including impulses, swells, sags, brownouts and waveform distortion. These power quality issues can significantly increase downtime, equipment malfunction, incorrect data, or scrapped production. Single phase power conditioners are available …

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Leviton While-in-use Covers

When you think of safety in the summer, you might consider sunscreen, bike helmets, and lawn mower safety.  But, what about electrical safety?  Has the winter weather taken its toll on your outdoor electrical outlets?  Do you worry about the summer storms damaging your outdoor outlets or needing extra electrical safety around the pool?  Leviton has your solution! The Extra-Duty …

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Maximizing Your Fiber Network with a Duraline Microduct Override

The demands on a fiber optic network today are constantly changing; whether it is for broadband services, smart-city, or smart-grid solutions, fiber networks are continually pushing their limits.  So how can our existing fiber networks keep up?  Microtechnology.  Though this technology is not new, the market has blown up over recent years and can be a great solution to several …

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Underground Enclosures – What do the load ratings mean?

I have been selling underground enclosures for over 20 years and one question always seems to always come up and the answers vary: What tier rating do your enclosures need to be?  So many times, the response I get is ‘Traffic Rated’.  Okay, what do you mean by ‘Traffic Rated’?  Is it being installed in the road and will have …

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5G is coming. When Can We Get Excited About it?

What is 5G? The fifth generation of wireless networks, or 5G, has been nearly a decade in the making, and it’s finally becoming a reality. Promising dramatically faster speeds, instantaneous communication, and the ability to network everything, 5G has incredible potential. We’ve all been through the various generations of networks with 1G phones that only allowed users a phone call …

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New Product Alert! EnerSys Extends the DSG Battery (models 4DSG-15 – 2DSG-27)

EnerSys just announced the introduction of their extended line of PowerSafe DSG batteries, a flat plate lead calcium technology designed to provide customers with space efficient stored energy solutions that meet the demanding complex duty cycles characteristic of today’s switchgear applications. The DSG is now available in one additional four cell jar and six two-cell jar sizes offering amp hours …