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  • Word-of-the-Month: Cable Tray

    Cable trays are support systems for insulated electrical, power, communication and optical fiber cables. Cable trays provide the greatest versatility amongst cable support systems and are available in a variety of styles to support virtually any application. Commonly used for cable management in commercial construction, cable trays are easy to.. More

    1 Apr 2014 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Post Indicator Valve

    Installed in the main water line serving a building, the Post Indicator Valve (PIV) is a valve used to control the water supply to the fire sprinkler system. Most commonly a raised post, the PIV is found in the yard near the building or mounted on the outside of the.. More

    1 Mar 2014 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Access Flooring

    Access flooring, also known as raised flooring, is an elevated floor above a solid surface which creates a void. Varying in height depending on the need, this hidden void is used for the passage of mechanical, electrical and telecommunications services. Typically consisting of a grid framework or substructure of supports.. More

    1 Feb 2014 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Construction Hoist

    A construction hoist is a temporary elevator constructed on the outside of a building to transport both materials and personnel to elevated worksites. Construction hoists are typically used on large scale projects and they vary in load-bearing capacity, maximum lifting speeds and heights. Many hoist cars (cages) are fully enclosed,.. More

    1 Jan 2014 |