Electrical Contracting News (ECN) April 2017 - Page 77

SPONSORED STORIES FROM THE INDUSTRY COMPANY SHOWCASE PRODUCTS SCOLMORE LAUNCHES THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE WIRING ACCESSORIES RANGE TO DATE Scolmore has announced the launch of a brand new collection of premium wiring accessories – Deco Plus – designed to bring even greater choice and flexibility to the market. Totalling more than 800 products, and the result of 18 months of development, Deco Plus is a comprehensive range of premium decorative metal wiring accessories that builds on the huge success of the classic Deco range – first launched in 2003 – and introduces smooth, contemporary curves that will have wide ranging appeal with contractors, specifiers and end users alike. The new, high specification Deco Plus collection comprises a range of products that includes, switches (modular ingot plate switches; toggle switches; dimmer switches); power socket outlets, fused connection units and control switches; television, telephone and data sockets; plus media cabling solutions. All products are offered in seven distinctive finishes – antique brass, satin brass, polished brass, satin chrome, black nickel, stainless steel and polished chrome – and are available with black or white inserts. The Deco Plus switch plates are all modular as standard allowing the creation of virtually any switch plate design required. With a wide range of MiniGrid and New Media products also available in the range, this will give contractors and installers total flexibility to quickly and easily customise bespoke designs and solutions on site. As with all Scolmore products, the Deco Plus range has been rigorously tested and accredited to the relevant standards and comes with the additional reassurance of a 10 year warranty. Each product is supplied individually packaged in its own distinctive printed box with full fitting instructions. For further information visit: www.scolmore.com MAKITA EXTENDS INCREASINGLY POPULAR 10.8V CXT POWER TOOL RANGE The Makita 10.8v CXT tool range is driven by the compact size and low weight advantages. The Makita TD111D impact driver with brushless motor delivers 135Nm of tightening torque yet weighs just 1.1kg with an overall length of only 135mm. More new products in the CXT range include a stapler, an additional vacuum cleaner and two battery heated cold weather coats. The stapler will carry 150 staples 10mm wide of either 7mm or 10mm length. Compact and lightweight it can be used in either sequential trigger mode or as a bump fire machine where the striker must hit the material for the staple to be ejected. The new CL106FD 10.8v CXT vacuum cleaner has been added to the range which has a maximum sealed suction of 3.1kPa and maximum airflow of 1.3m³/min. Fitted with a 4.0Ah battery this vacuum will run constantly for 42 minutes. The new CJ102D heated jacket has also been added to the range. Featuring a two-way zipper and has three heat zones across the chest and back. For further information visit: www.makitauk.com EXTRA SUPPORT IN MAKING THE RIGHT HEATING CHOICES Contractors looking for assistance in installing the right heating solution can now gain specialist support from a dedicated pre-sales team set up by Dimplex. The team offers assistance to anybody looking to find the right heating product, whether for their own project or on behalf of a customer. With knowledge of all products and services across the wide Dimplex portfolio, it is already proving a valuable resource for the trade. Hayley Edwards, pre-sales manager, Dimplex said, ‘We know that incorrect specification or installation of heating appliances can lead to a poor customer experience – so we are here at the end of the phone to help all customers seeking advice. ‘We are in the unique position of being able to offer a wide range of heating products for single properties to complete developments, both domestic and commercial. This team has been gradually developed over 18 months to deliver an enhanced service to anyone that is interested in our products and services, prior to purchasing or installation.’ For further information visit: www.dimplex.co.uk THORNECO THE ECONOMICAL LED FAMILY Thorn Lighting has launched the Thorneco series, which has been specifically tailored to meet the requirements of different applications. The Thorneco series comprises the following family members: Julie – A wet room light offering energy savings of 60 per cent when compared to T26 fluorescent lamps. Emma – An LED light strip with a slim design that is available in two lengths and provides high efficiency, uniform illumination. Lara – A versatile wall and ceiling light for protected outdoor area applications that comes in a choice of two sizes and housing colours. Alice – A floodlight featuring a sleek and compact, yet robust design in four different sizes and levels of brightness. Zoe – An LED for downlight applications, available in three different sizes and two light colour options. With an extremely flat design, a low installation depth and the benefit of installation without the use of tools Amy – An LED downlight delivering energy savings of 80 per cent when compared to fluorescent lamps. Eve – A recessed LED luminaire ideal for office applications, providing gentle, soft and glare free light with a UGR of less than 19. Tom – A wall and ceiling light suitable for interior applications that can be used in protected outdoor areas, available with an integrated motion sensor. For further information visit: www.thorn-eco.com FULHAM’S ADVANCED LED OUTDOOR DRIVERS INTEGRATE WITH IOT MANAGEMENT FOR SMART CITY LIGHTING The new Fulham Workhorse Extreme outdoor LED drivers are compatible with wireless, DALI and 0-10V dimming which is flicker free down to one per cent power. They also offer the widest available output current programming, so eliminating multiple driver stocking requirements. Fulham’s Workhorse Extreme LED drivers are IP65 rated, have integrated surge protection and come in six models from 40W to 200W. Each feature variable output current for ultimate flexibility in matching light source characteristics. Integrated wireless management and control is also available. Here, Fulham works with Tvilight to provide an integrated driver with wireless, cloud based, IoT management and controls using the cloud to manage lighting in all environments. Fulham’s Workhorse Extreme LED drivers integrate with SkyLite, Tvilight’s intelligent wireless lighting control system and also other Zigbee based systems. By using the SkyLite IoT management platform or another Zigbee compatible platform, users can manage and monitor the health of the LEDs. Output current can be remotely set for the LEDs to reduce errors, extend the lamp’s useful life, and simplify installation and maintenance. For further information visit: www.fulham. com/product-systems/led-systems/ April 2017 | 77