Friday, January 21, 2011

Highlights from the Apprentice show

Next item that held the apprentice's interest was the Greenlee L77 Mini Magnetic Bubble Level.

A professional grade level with bending offset aid.
Mini torpedo design with Handy "no-dog" attachment for bending.
Three rare earth magnets provide superior holding strength.
Four vial design - 0 deg., 90 deg., 45 deg. and 30 deg.
Machined from aluminum alloy and anodized to aircraft standards.
Compact size fits easily in tool pouch.
V-groove on top of level for easy view of vials.
Bending offsets and calculatons permanently laser engraved onto level.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Highlights from the Apprentice show

Ideal's 660 Amp TightSight™ Clamp Meter was a hit too.

Features include:
True RMS
Frequency measurement via clamp head or leads
40AAC low range
Perfect for motor and ASD troubleshooting
Measures up to 660A
TightSight™ bottom display
Voltage-presence warning on all functions
Tapered jaws with hook tip
Peak Max/Min (1ms)
Audible continuity
Selectable auto power off
Data Hold
Includes leads, alligator clip and case
CAT IV -600V rating
CAT III - 1000V rating
2-year warranty

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Hands on Seminars for Contractors

A.C Motor Theory & Motor Control. A 16-Hour Seminar reviewing A.C. Theory and Hands on Motor Control training. This course is designed to provide the student with information regarding modern industrial motor controllers and control systems as needed by the industrial/commercial electrician. Saturdays, April 9 & 16, 2011 (7:30 am - 4 pm)

Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) is a 16-Hour Seminar designed to teach students the types and uses of PLC’s. Saturdays, May 7 & 14, 2011 (7:30 am - 4 pm)

Both courses will be taught by Tom Patton who has over 40 years in the electrical industry with a BSDegree in electrical engineering. He has developed and taught motor andprogrammable controls to over 1,000 students. Tom is on the Board of Dir. of the IEEE, Baltimore Section.

At the IEC Chesapeake Odenton Training Facility, 1424 Odenton Road, Odenton, Maryland 21113

Download the registration for either seminar from our website:

Monday, January 10, 2011

Highlights from the Apprentice show

A while back Dominion Electric Supply participated in the IBEW Local 26's Fall Fest for Apprentices. I had mentioned I would show you the tools that everyone was asking about and here's the first, Klein Tools' Rare Earth Magnet Torpedo Level:

Rare Earth Magnet Torpedo Level

9" Torpedo Level
Large, high visibility vials are easy to read.
Strong Rare Earth magnets hold level securely.
Easy to read vials set for measurements at 0, 30, 45 and 90 degrees.
Machined billet aluminum design.
High contrast laser etched.