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Four Traits of Spring Steel That Makes it the Ideal Material for Fasteners

Posted by CADDY on Sep 12, 2018 1:23:24 PM

In 1956, the CADDY brand was the first to develop and market spring steel fasteners. Since then, spring steel has gained popularity, and the offering has expanded due to cost effectiveness and ease of installation.

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Topics: Electrical, Datacom

Top Four Benefits of Shot-Fire Brackets

Posted by CADDY on Aug 29, 2018 10:06:16 AM

Shot-fire brackets are an innovative way to allow installers to attach drop rods and fasteners directly to a concrete structure. However, with so many different shot-fire bracket installation tools on the market, they must be sized to be installed with a variety of tools. Not only do nVent CADDY Shot-Fire Drop Rods enable tool standardization, but they offer other important benefits as well.

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Topics: Electrical, Datacom

Top Benefits of Using the nVent CADDY Lateral Telescoping Brace Assembly

Posted by CADDY on Aug 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

LATERAL TELESCOPING BRACE ASSEMBLY:

The nVent CADDY Lateral Telescoping Brace Assembly (CSBT) is designed to overcome many inconveniences of using a traditional lateral brace. Unlike other products on the market, the CSBT is simply attached to structure, telescoped to meet the pipe, and quickly locked in place with a threaded V-bolt.

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Topics: Fire, Seismic Protection

Five Ways Wire Rope is Better than Threaded Rod

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on Jun 6, 2018 11:52:59 AM

CHOOSING A SUPPORT SYSTEM:

Wire rope systems are a superior support method when compared to threaded rod, jack chain and metal strap. 

In particular, while threaded rod is a popular hanging method for large mechanical applications like pipe and duct, wire rope support systems offer unique benefits that often provide a better method of installation.

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Topics: Electrical, Datacom, HVAC, wire rope support

Benefits of the nVent CADDY Speed Link Trapeze Kit over Conventional Trapeze

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on May 30, 2018 12:59:50 PM

Speed Link Trapeze Kit

The nVent CADDY Speed Link Trapeze Kit (TSR1220SLS3) is an innovative solution for light- and medium-duty, strut-based installations. The TSR1220SLS3 combines the time-saving benefits of the Telescoping Strut Replacement (TSR1220N) with the Speed Link SLS3 locking device.

Both parts are designed for a quick and easy installation. The TSR1220N can be extended to any length between 12.5 inches and 20 inches [318 mm and 508 mm]. Speed Link is a tool-free, user-friendly alternative to threaded rod and attaches to the TSR and structure. Aside from installing more quickly, the Speed Link Trapeze Kit offers additional benefits to the installer, including:

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Electrical, Datacom, HVAC, wire rope support

Ways the nVent CADDY Speed Link Trapeze Kit Saves Time When Installing Strut Trapeze

Posted by Adrien Le Roux on May 23, 2018 2:02:18 PM

Speed Link Trapeze Kit

The nVent CADDY Speed Link Trapeze Kit (TSR1220SLS3) is an innovative solution for light- and medium-duty, strut-based installations. The TSR1220SLS3 combines the time-saving benefits of the Telescoping Strut Replacement (TSR1220N) with the Speed Link SLS3 locking device.

Together, these two components save installers time because they eliminate time-consuming steps required for assembly and installation of a traditional strut trapeze. These tasks include:

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Topics: Electrical, Datacom, HVAC

Introducing nVent CADDY: A Global Leader in Fastener and Installation Solutions

Posted by The CADDY Team on May 3, 2018 11:31:00 AM

Since 1956, CADDY has been dedicated to premium quality products and unmatched innovation. For decades, we’ve strived to save our customers time, while keeping installations in line with code to meet safety best practices.

We now announce nVent CADDY, a leading global manufacturer of fastening products for electrical installation, seismic and fire protection, data communications and HVAC systems, whose mission is to help connect and protect our customers’ systems in facilities where the cost of failure is very high. Our customers trust nVent CADDY to enhance productivity and reduce cost of ownership by simplifying installation and minimizing downtime during operation. 

With the launch of nVent CADDY, we will further boost productivity for our customers, partners and distributors, while reducing their overall cost of ownership with a simplified installation process and minimized downtime. 

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Topics: Industry Trends

Five Steps to Help Mitigate Excessive Heat Caused by PoE (Power over Ethernet)

Posted by CADDY on Apr 11, 2018 8:03:00 AM

Five Steps to Help Mitigate Excessive Heat Caused by PoE (Power over Ethernet)

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Datacom

How to Keep Budgets on Track With Proper Material Management

Posted by Eric Osborn on Apr 9, 2018 8:02:00 AM

Material management is a critical system to all businesses, especially commercial construction. According to Foundry Magazine, inventory and materials represent on average 15% of a business’s total firm asset. And improper management leads to costly consequences. 

The goal of material management is to efficiently plan, purchase, procure and distribute all resources needed for a construction project. When properly implemented, material management ensures all construction components are available without the threat of an out-of-stock item that could cause delays or harm to the budget. 

Materials represent a major cost in construction. Poor planning can result in project delays and increased costs. Read on to learn how to keep your budgets on track with these effective material management tips. 

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Topics: Materials Management

How PoE (Power over Ethernet) Continues to Grow with Evolving Technology

Posted by CADDY on Apr 4, 2018 8:03:00 AM

How PoE Continues to Grow with Evolving Technology

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Datacom