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Specifier’s Literature Review (June 01, 2007)

COST-EFFECTIVE ARMOURED CABLE SOLUTION FOR HARMONIC CURRENTS

June 1, 2007   Canadian Consulting Engineer

COST-EFFECTIVE ARMOURED CABLE SOLUTION FOR HARMONIC CURRENTS

Alcan Cable has developed a new CSA-approved, multi-conductor armoured cable assembly to help alleviate the growing number of problems generated by harmonic currents in electrical systems. The N2NUAL, a type ACWU-90 cable with two full size neutral conductors, is a cost-efficient solution for commercial and institutional buildings. To obtain additional information on the ACWU-90 cable, please call (905) 206-6900 or visit our website at www.cable.alcan.com.

SUPPLIER: ALCAN

CONNECTING WITH COPPER BROCHURE

Connecting with Copper is Connecting with Trust covers the results of a study on copper-to-copper, aluminum-to-copper and aluminum-to-aluminum electrical connectors. Powertech Labs carried out the testing, which demonstrated the superior performance of the copper-to-copper combination under accelerated aging conditions. To receive a copy of the brochure, and the availability of electrical wire and cable seminars, contact the Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association toll-free at 1-877-640-0946 or by e-mail at coppercanada@onramp.ca.

SUPPLIER: CANADIAN COPPER & BRASS

DENSO PETROLATUM TAPES

Proven worldwide for well over 100 years, Denso Petrolatum Tapes offer the best, most economical, long-term corrosion protection for all above and below ground metal surfaces. Requiring only minimum surface preparation and environmentally responsible, Denso Petrolatum Tape is the solution to your corrosion problems in any corrosive environment. For applications in mines, mills, refineries, steel mills, pulp & paper, oil & gas, and the waterworks industry. The answer is Denso!

Tel: 416-291-3435, Fax: 416-291-0898

E-mail: blair@densona.com

Web: www.densona.com

SUPPLIER: DENSO NORTH AMERICA INC.

NEW 1 MW GEMINI STANDBY GENERATOR

Generac Power Systems introduces the new 1MW Gemini genset featuring two 500 kW generators inside a single sound-attenuated enclosure. This new Gemini packs a full megawatt of power into just 161 ft2, resulting in the industry’s highest kilowatt-per-ft2 and lowest cost-per-kilowatt. Part of Generac’s Modular Power System (MPS) family, Gemini features integrated redundancy for superior system reliability. As needs increase, additional Gemini units can be added quickly and easily to meet power requirements of up to 7 MW. Gemini units can typically be delivered months faster than large single gensets. Web: generac.com, phone: 1-888-GENERAC

SUPPLIER: GENERAC

GRUNDFOS E-SOLUTIONS PRODUCT BROCHURE

Grundfos’ Variable Speed product brochure provides information on the new family of variable speed commercial and industrial pumping systems. Offering controllable flow rates up to 3800 gpm with up to 800 feet of head, there is a Grundfos pumping systems to fulfill your pressure boosting needs. For a free copy or more information visit www.grundfos.ca or call 1-800-644-9599.

SUPPLIER: GRUNDFOS

BOSCH – FCP-500 SERIES SMOKE DETECTORS

Top-quality smoke detectors no longer have to ruin carefully designed interiors. Bosch Security Systems’ flush-mounted FCP-500 Series detectors virtually disappear into their environment and they can even be color-matched to most ceilings. Dual “virtual” chambers and an optional carbon monoxide sensor provide a high level of protection while virtually eliminating unwanted alarms. The detector automatically compensates for dirt buildup on the lens and it signals the panel when dirty or completely blocked by a foreign object. For more information, please contact Bosch Security Systems, Inc. at 800-298-0096 or visit www.boschsecurity.us.

SUPPLIER: BOSCH

WELTERWEIGHT CONTENDER

Weighing in at 25 tonnes this 45 metre length of 3050mm diameter SPCSP completed a challenging northern railway crossing in just 26 hours. “Floating like a butterfly” the long and strong pipe was swung onto the soft foundation. Soil steel design provides engineered strength to carry fill heights to 27 metres. Remarkable design features minimize the use of limited resources. Call for a CD of The Handbook of Steel Drainage and Highway Construction Products. Tel: 866-295-2416 E-mail: info@cspi.ca,www.cspi.ca

SUPPLIER: CORRUGATED STEEL PIPE INSTITUTE

SOFT STARTER SSW-06

The SSW-06 is WEG’s third generation Soft Starter line. Its Keypad with dual display provides high visibility with bright red LED digits and easy programming. With built-in bypass contacts to eliminate heat dissipation once the motor is at full voltage it is extremely compact. This allows for simple integration in non-ventilated enclosures and replacement of electromechanical starters in Motor Control Centers. This product recently won the IF Design Award – Industrial Products Category. The main design attributes which conferred this award to the SSW-06 were the simplicity of constructive solutions and its user friendly operator interface. Call 1 877 PAMENSKY www.pamensky.com

SUPPLIER: V.J. PAMENSKY

S-CONCRETE FOR WINDOWS

S-CONCRETE is a reinforced concrete section design and detailing software that operates in stand-alone mode or integrated with our structural analyis software, S-FRAME and P-FRAME. S-CONCRETE supports the current American, Canadian, British, and Singapore standards. It will design beams, columns, composite columns, and shear walls subjected to wind and earthquake loads.

SUPPLIER: SOFTEK SERVICES LTD.

THE LG HVAC ADVANTAGE

Take advantage of our smart solutions for residential & commercial air conditioning applications. LG HVAC systems offer a range of solutions that are cost-efficient, quiet and attractive. They provide a smart alternative to both central HVAC and window-mounted air conditioners, and are available in a variety of configurations

to suit different cooling and heating situations.

SUPPLIER: LG ELECTRONICS

SIMPLEX 4100U INFOALARM COMMAND CENTER

SimplexGrinnell has advanced the capabilities of its flagship Simplex 4100U fire alarm system with the introduction of

the InfoAlarm Command Center. An expanded large-screen panel display and intuitive user interface, InfoAlarm can help speed the response to emergencies.

Visit www.simplexgrinnell.com or call 800-565-5400

SUPPLIER: SIMPLEXGRINNELL

RELIABLE SMALL DIAMETER SS PIPE JOINING

The Pressfit system by Victaulic is a small diameter, quick-connect piping system solution that delivers speed, economy and reliability. Pressfit features a complete line of fittings, valves and adapters that permanently connects Type 304/304L Schedule 5 and Type 316/316L stainless steel pipe sized 1/2″ – 2″ using an electrically-powered or battery operated hand-held pressing tool. Request brochure PB-500.

For more information contact:

Victaulic

905-884-7444

www.victaulic.com

SUPPLIER: VICTAULIC

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