Components & Accessories

Ice Breaker: Transformer Sizing and Calculating VA Capacity

Joe Marchese Explains How to Size a Step-Down Transformer
July 1, 2013

A popular electrical component used on many control circuits is the step-down transformer. It is the power source for a separate lower-voltage circuit which typically controls the operation of a system. 

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MARS, Heat Controller Merge Operations

Acquisition Positions MARS for Future Growth, Stability
July 1, 2013

Last fall, MARS hired an investment banker and began discussing potential growth options. The company started communicating with potential targets and shortly thereafter had reached an agreement with Heat Controller. 

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Thomas & Betts Corp.: Harsh/Damp Environment Heaters

July 1, 2013

The Reznor VC Series can provide heating in harsh/damp environments. 

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Sper Scientific: Dew Point/RH/Temperature Pen

June 24, 2013

Made of sturdy metal, the 1.7-ounce dewpoint/rh/temperature pen enables quick readings of rh and temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit, and will also display a continually updated delta (difference) from starting point. 

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RectorSeal® Corp.: Locking Valve Cap

June 24, 2013

The GasGuard™ tamper-resistant locking valve cap helps prevent refrigerant theft, leaks, and refrigerant huffing from residential and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. 

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Standex-Meder Electronics: Flood Prevention Switches

June 17, 2013

Safeguarding HVAC environments from condensate overflow buildup, the line of low-voltage flood prevention switches (FPS) can be used in commercial and residential applications. 

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Vaisala Inc.: Humidity, Temperature Transmitters

June 17, 2013

Optimized for reliable operation and easy installation with very little maintenance, the Intercap® Humidity and Temperature Transmitter Series HMDW80 is the complete set for collecting the basic humidity and temperature information needed for a variety of HVAC applications, said the company. 

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Wilo USA: Inline Circulator

June 10, 2013

Designed for use in hot-water heating systems, air conditioning, closed cooling circuits, and industrial circulation systems, the Stratos GIGA is a high-efficiency inline circulator with electronically commutated motor (ECM) technology. 

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A.J. Mfg. Inc.: HVAC Access Door Gasket

June 10, 2013

A high-performance gasket for the company’s line of HVAC access doors has been developed.

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Marley Engineered Products: Electric Wall Heater

June 3, 2013

The Artisan SmartSeries electric wall heater automatically adjusts wattage output for optimum comfort. 

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