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Selecting Protective Devices - Electrical Protection Handbook by Eaton

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Aug 4, 2016 2:02:52 PM

Bussmann by Eaton, one of the biggest names in power management has released a comprehensive guide to electrical overcurrent protection and electrical design considerations, based on the 2014 NEC®.

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Topics: Resources & Tools, Circuit Protection, Overcurrent, Eaton

What Are Telematics and Why Are They Important?

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Jul 12, 2016 2:43:58 PM

(Source: Telematicsnews.com)

 

What Are "Telematics"?

Fleetmatics.com defines Telematics as "any integrated use of telecommunications with information and communications technology. It is the technology of sending, receiving and storing information relating to remote objects – like vehicles – via telecommunication devices". This is often achieved through a combination of a GPS receiver and an electronic GSM device that use software to communicate vehicle data to another location.

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Topics: Industry Updates, Fleet Management, IoT, Telematics

The Ultimate Guide to Overcurrent Protection by Mechanical Products (MP)

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Jun 28, 2016 3:46:03 PM

While Waytek is Wired To Serve™ a diverse range of circuit protection, to provide the best product for your needs it is imperative to identify what your system truly requires.

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Topics: Resources & Tools, Circuit Protection, Overcurrent, Mechanical Products

All About the ELD Mandate

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Jun 23, 2016 1:40:36 PM

In December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) passed a mandate requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) to be used in all commercial motor vehicles where paper driver logs are currently required.

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Topics: Industry Updates, Fleet Management, New Technologies, Regulatory

Battery Isolators vs. Automatic Charging Relays (ACRs): Thursday Throwdown

Posted by K.E. Gregoric on Jun 16, 2016 3:56:20 PM

When it comes to battery management, both Battery Isolators and Automatic Charging Relays (also called ACRs or voltage sensitive relays) both safeguard reserve battery power, so as to prevent breakdowns and protect other vital vehicle or boat functions.

So then, how are these two components different? Is one better than the other? Who should choose one over the other? Here, we examine these questions.

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Topics: Resources & Tools, Buying Guides, Battery Management, Battery Isolators, ACRs

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


 

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