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Wire Crimping Techniques & Tools by Molex®

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Jun 9, 2016 2:41:06 PM

Molex® has a history of making industry leading crimp tools, so it's no surprise they have some excellent resources for crimping wire.

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Topics: How To, Resources & Tools, Crimping, Molex, Wire & Cable

Need to "Watch Your Back"? Waytek Now Has Pro-Grade Back-up Cameras by Rostra

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Jun 7, 2016 1:14:39 PM

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 15,000 injuries and 200 deaths occur each year as a result of back-up crashes, as of 2014. This is also the year they announced that rear visibility technology, i.e. backup cameras, will be required in all vehicles built in and after May 2018.

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Topics: New Products, Vehicle Accessories, Back-up Cameras

How to Choose a Power Inverter by Eaton

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Jun 2, 2016 1:36:27 PM

Power inverters are an important tool for fleets, especially commercial long-haul trucks who want to attract and retain drivers despite the current labor shortage. However there are many technical aspects to consider when making this substantial purchase.

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Topics: How To, Fleet Management, Power Inverters, Eaton

Top New Product Picks from the 2016 Wire Processing Technology Expo

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on May 26, 2016 2:17:33 PM

The Wire Processing Technology Expo is always a great place to see new products, and the 2016 show was no exception. When visiting our vendors, we were almost overwhelmed by sea of new parts, however there were a few that stood out from the pack.

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Topics: New Products, New Technologies, Wire & Cable

Scene & Heard at the 2016 Wire Processing Technology Expo: Hot Topics & Trends

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on May 19, 2016 1:58:59 PM

Last week, Waytek attended the National Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo in Milwaukee, WI. As always, it was a great opportunity to network, catch some seminars and see some familiar faces. But these things are all just the "coating on the wire", because for us, the best part of attending industry events like this is catching up on the latest trends, innovations and hot topics- here are some we heard the most buzz about this year.

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Topics: Industry Updates, Wire & Cable

The Importance of Selecting the Right Circuit Protection by Littelfuse

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on May 12, 2016 12:00:00 PM

So many of our vendors produce such high-quality educational videos that we have decided to start featuring our favorites.

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Topics: Circuit Protection, Littelfuse, Vendors

The Newest Commercial USB Chargers - Which One Is Right For You?

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on May 6, 2016 12:33:19 PM

Sometimes you need the most advanced gear out there, other times you just need to get the job done for the lowest price available.

We strive to give our customers a diverse range of components to choose from, however, when you have a multitude of similar components, identifying the right one for your needs can be tricky.

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Topics: New Products, USB, Buying Guides

Time for Tier 5 Emissions? Get the Gear You'll Need.

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Apr 29, 2016 11:36:50 AM

Not long after U.S. engine manufacturers finished patting themselves on the back for a job well done meeting Tier 4/Stage IV emissions regulations in 2015, those in the know naturally started asking "what's next?".

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Topics: Industry Updates, Regulatory

Low Voltage Demands: Why Battery Management is More Critical Than Ever

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Apr 22, 2016 1:48:30 PM

Modern commercial vehicles have more auxiliary units drawing battery power than ever before. In the past, when vehicles were powered off, all electrical loads were also, but many of today's commercial trucks require electricity full time, especially those with sleeper cabs. 

For this reason, low voltage demands are a greater concern of fleet managers than ever before, as the increased loads can cause stalls and breakdowns at unexpected moments, costing time and money for fleets. 

Enter battery management to the rescue. Learn what components you need to keep from draining batteries and stalling vehicles.


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Topics: Resources & Tools, Fleet Management

Hold On to Your Fuses, Waytek Is First to Have the NEW PDM-AMI Fuse Panels from Eaton

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Apr 13, 2016 1:51:47 PM

Waytek is proud to be the first distributor to offer the newest innovation in circuit protection, the full line of PDM-AMI Series Sealed Bolt-in Fuse Holders by Cooper Bussmann Eaton - try saying that 3 times fast! 

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Topics: New Products, Circuit Protection, Fuse Holders


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