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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

PoE 101: An Introduction to Power over Ethernet

Posted by CADDY on Mar 28, 2018 8:03:00 AM

What is Power over Ethernet (PoE)?

Power over Ethernet is a technology designed to safely deliver both electrical power and data to remote devices. It uses standard Ceategory 5/6/6A UTP cable in an Eethernet network. Power and data co-exist on copper conductors and do not affect each other* (BICSI, Ty Estes, 2015).

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Datacom

Drop-in Loop Hanger: Better for Employee Training

Posted by Colin Andrews on Mar 21, 2018 3:55:03 PM

Traditionally, pipe hangers have been commodity products that are similar across manufacturers. Although low in material cost and sufficient at holding pipe, they can be expensive because of the long, tedious installation process. Most contractors install pipe by sliding each section through the hanger individually and later add turns, sprinkler heads, and branch lines. The whole process is timely and involves hours of tedious overhead work.

The CADDY Drop-in Loop Hanger makes installation much simpler and quicker. Because pipe does not need to slide through the hanger, large assemblies can be prefabricated on the ground and installed in one piece.

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Topics: Fire, Prefabrication

CADDY TV Episode 22 - J-Hook Configurations

Posted by CADDY on Mar 6, 2018 2:50:58 PM

J-Hook Configurations

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Topics: CADDY TV, Electrical, Datacom

Five Benefits of Using Non-Continuous Supports over Traditional Wire Basket Tray

Posted by Ward Judson on Feb 28, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Non-Continuous Supports vs. Traditional Wire Basket Tray

When it comes to supporting data cable pathways, contractors must consider whether using a non-continuous support system is better than traditional wire basket trays. Although wire basket trays have been a more common means to support cables, another solution should be considered. An economical alternative to trays, non-continuous supports help maintain performance while providing built-in capacity limits and separation between bundles.

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Datacom

Top 10 Things You Need to Know about PoE (Power over Ethernet)

Posted by Ward Judson on Feb 21, 2018 1:51:00 PM

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know About PoE

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Topics: Cable Support Systems, Datacom