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Using your own strength for your circuit wire pulls is possible, but how is your body going to feel at the end of a full day? How about the end of the week? It also takes multiple people, so you’re using up hands that could be doing something more productive on your jobsite. To help you save energy and get more done, here’s how to do a one-person circuit wire pull with Southwire’s wire pulling tools.
Lighting control systems have many benefits like convenience, reduced energy consumption, energy cost savings and safety, but how do you choose the right system to achieve your goals? A lighting control system can include everything from basic switches and occupancy sensors to fixture-embedded sensors and asset tracking. Check out the chart below to help you determine which system is right for you.
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- September 19 , 2023
Van Meter Inc., a 100-percent employee-owned electrical and automation distributor and solution provider with 25 locations across the Midwest, announced today it has been selected again as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces.
There are several items that are often overlooked and forgotten when setting up for a wire pull. If a member of your team must go searching for cardboard and duct tape, a clevis or even the pulling rope itself, you’re losing valuable time. That’s why Van Meter recommends preparing upfront with a pulling rope kit. What comes in a kit? Check out the list or video below.
These insights will help you benchmark your smart manufacturing journey, understand where you may be ahead of your competitors or falling behind, and make the case to leadership when improvements are needed to maintain a competitive edge.
Making sure everyone goes home with the fingers and toes they came to work with is always the number one goal. That’s why Van Meter offers a variety of machine safety services to help you design and implement machine safety in your plant or OEM. Watch Van Meter Safety Specialist, Michele Silva, answer some frequently asked questions about Van Meter’s machine safety services, or learn more about the safety services.
New American National Standard Institute (ANSI) safety requirements for self-retracting devices (SRD) went into effect August 1, 2023. Are you compliant with the new regulations? Falls are the leading cause of death among construction workers, and from 2011 to 2021, the number of fatal injuries and falls in the U.S. construction industry actually increased. To improve fall protection safety and simplify selecting the correct SRD, ANSI has changed the way SRDs are tested and classified. Here’s what is changing and what you need to do to comply with the new ANSI Z359.14-2021 standard.
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