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Guide to Successful Dual Voltage Systems

Posted by R. Iversrud on Nov 13, 2020 2:00:57 PM

Dual voltage electrical systems solve many power requirement problems in today's trucks, buses and motor coaches, but like any specialized technology, dual voltage establishes its own rules.

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How to Choose the Right Power Distribution Module

Posted by R. Iversrud on Nov 9, 2020 10:50:56 AM

Power distribution modules, or PDMs, have been called by many different names: Power distribution centers or units, electrical centers, and even electrical boxes. In any case, it boils down to this: PDMs are circuits in an enclosure, distributing power from a central power source to many smaller circuits around a vehicle or equipment.

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How to Choose Between a Relay, Solenoid, and Contactor

Posted by R. Iversrud on Oct 22, 2020 8:28:00 AM

Relays, solenoids, and contactors are all switches—whether electro-mechanical or solid state—but there are critical differences that make each suitable for different applications. In this article, we will explain how each of these devices work and discuss some key selection considerations.

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Topics: Resources & Tools, Buying Guides, Relays

Two Things to Double-Check When Choosing Battery Cables – and More

Posted by R. Iversrud on Sep 25, 2020 1:03:59 PM

The battery cable is among the most important components in a battery management system. High quality battery cables will help ensure you have power and avoid battery drain—but only if they are properly sized, installed and maintained.

There are two things you must absolutely double-check when selecting your battery cables.

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Topics: How To, Resources & Tools, Battery Management, Wire & Cable

Waytek and CIT Relay & Switch Announce New Distribution Partnership

Posted by S. Green on Aug 26, 2020 7:44:43 AM

CIT Relay & Switch and electrical components distributor Waytek have formalized a distribution agreement for Picker Components products with the option to distribute additional CIT products moving forward

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Waytek Wins 2020 Minnesota Family Business Award

Posted by S. Green on Aug 19, 2020 8:41:03 AM

Chosen from a field of nearly 100 nominations, Waytek is honored to be a recipient of this annual award presented by Twin Cities Business.

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Preventing Gun Theft from Vehicles: The Egis Advanced Gun Lock Timer

Posted by R. Iversrud on Aug 13, 2020 12:36:50 PM

Now more than ever, it’s important to keep weapons safe from theft. The Advanced Gun Lock Timer with Lock-Out Protection, a new product from Egis Mobile Electric, raises the bar substantially on gun storage safety in vehicles.

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Simplifying Circuit Protection and Power Distribution

Posted by R. Iversrud on Jul 27, 2020 1:23:43 PM

Next-generation power distribution models, called hard-wired boxes, streamline circuit protection and power distribution with features that support easier installation and maintenance as well as protect against premature failure.

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Industry Standards Explained: What They Are and Why They Matter

Posted by K. Gloppen on Jul 15, 2020 3:46:34 PM

Anyone who works with electrical systems has seen their fair share of acronyms related to industry standards, from ABYC to UL/CSA. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the most common standards you’re likely to encounter in the Waytek catalog, and why they make a difference for the parts you purchase.

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Waytek and Egis Mobile Electric Announce Distribution Agreement

Posted by K. Gloppen on Jun 30, 2020 7:15:07 AM

Waytek expands offering to include Egis’ fuse blocks, time-delay cut-off relays, and bus bars

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