By Staff November 15, 2002

Code handbook

“Code Compliance Handbook” has been updated, making it easy to understand the 2002 National Electrical Code and the 2002 Canadian Electrical Code as they relate to electrical fastening applications.

Recommended installation techniques are detailed in easy-to-follow diagrams and descriptions. ERICO, Inc. erico.com Write 313 on PE card

NECA and NEMA joint standard

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has issued “Recommended Practice for Installing Metal Cable Trays (ANSI).” It is one of a series of National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS) published by NECA, and the first to be produced in partnership with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA).

The standard describes installation and maintenance procedures for metal cable tray systems used to support power and communications cabling. It is intended to provide efficient and safe installation methods. National Electrical Contractors Association neca-neis.org/catalog Write 314 on PE card

Recloser brochure

“Form 6 Recloser Control” is a brochure for products designed for substation protection, automation, and user customization. It describes system reliability, flexible packaging for substation installation, software, and automation advantages. Details on data analysis are also reviewed. Cooper Power Systems cooperpower.com Write 315 on PE card

CD-ROM/Software Motor comparison

“Premium-Efficiency Motors & Transformers” is a CD-ROM available free of charge for anyone seeking to cut energy costs in industrial plants. It explains how to save money by selecting motors and transformers on the basis of energy efficiency rather than initial cost. Included are explanations of how to perform the math to analyze total cost of ownership; and video segments that show comparisons of premium and standard products as well as manufacturing highlights. The CD-ROM examines some mechanical aspects of efficient motors and transformers, how they are made, and how they differ from standard products. Copper Development Association, Inc. copper.org Write 316 on PE card