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Thomas & Betts Corporation can trace its roots back to 1898, when practical, incandescent, electric lighting was first introduced to New York City and two young engineers from Princeton University formed an agency for selling conduit to electrical distributors.
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When it comes to donuts, buying more than you need is a delicious mishap. But when you’re prefabbing a rough-in, buying a larger quantity than you require is a decision you’ll surely regret. From shipping expenses to labor and inventory costs, prefabbing a rough-in can be rough. But now there's something better than prefab: eFab™ by Thomas & Betts.
Exothermic welds, such as those offered by Thomas & Betts under the Blackburn® brand, have been the standard procedure to bond grounding systems for decades. For veteran installers, the exothermic method’s requirements for various molds, cleaning, maintenance, special precautions, and equipment to withstand tough weather are all just part of a day’s work. As the Baby-Boom generation retires, the electrical workforce is changing, though, and at the same time, electrical contractors are embracing less labor-intensive installation methods to improve profitability. That’s where Blackburn EZGround™ Compression Connectors come in.
The UL Listed ground ring in the new Ocal Liquidtight Connector offers a perfectly secure connection for a sustainable ground path to ensure personnel and equipment safety.
The Superstrut™ metal framing system from Thomas & Betts encompasses a full complement of fittings, hardware and accessories to complete any metal framing job. Read more.
Designed for use in temperatures to 150°C (302°F), these conduit fittings are perfect for demanding environments, such as pulp and paper mills, and applications that include industrial ovens, boilers, furnaces and kilns. Learn more.
If you leave your fridge door open, spoiled eggs are the worst of your worries. (Unless you were thawing steaks.) If your customers leave safety guards and machine covers open? The result could be serious production and safety issues. With Eden Dynamic IP69K Safety Sensors, you’ll close the door on risky equipment safety hazards—quickly and cost effectively.
For the conduit system that has to stand up to a corrosive environment, the OCAL-BLUE® Type 4X Form 8 conduit body meets the challenge. The key is in the cover. Thomas & Betts takes a cast cover and then injection molds an Ocal® PVC coating around it with an integral O-ring seal.
Blackburn connectors and accessories from Thomas & Betts (T&B) comprise a complete product offering for the creation of safe, code-compliant and reliable grounding systems. The Blackburn® line now includes a series of connectors that are compliant with IEEE 837-2014, which governs permanent connections used for substation grounding, particularly for ground leads to the grid system, equipment and structures.
Not all cable ties were created equal. Sharp corners cut cables and hands. (Goodbye, hand modelling career.) But gnarled-up mitts are the least of your worries. In rugged settings, cable tie failure could mean costly operational and safety issues. You asked for a cable tie that’s better, and Thomas and Betts listened. Ty-Rap is here—safer, stronger, and better than ever.
In response to the demands for project control that characterize commercial markets, Steel City® Commercial Grade Liquidtight Fittings are competitively priced to help you stay within budget and enhance profits. Learn more.