9 TAPE MEASURE Milwaukee’s magnetic tape measure has a finger stop, a five-point,
reinforced frame, and dual-sided printing with a blueprint scale on the bottom for
overhead use. It also has a wire-form belt clip that has been designed to reduce pocket
tearing. It is available in 16-, 25-, 30- and 35-ft. and 5- and 8-m models.
10 BUSHING Bridgeport’s SB-386NM Mighty-Rite split, insulated, internally threaded
plastic bushing is used where wires have already been pulled through rigid/IMC conduit
or EMT fittings. It is designed to adjust and align in tight spots and allows for one-handed installation, requiring no tools.
11 USB GROMMET Mockett’s power grommet provides dual USB charging access.
The square flange on top with threaded cylinder liner fits into a round hole. I can be
mounted vertically or horizontally. The flange is available in dark bronze, satin nickel or
polished chrome; the inner plastic piece is available in white or black.
12 LIGHTING PLATE Orbit Industries’ recessed light adapter plate is designed for
installing recessed lighting fixtures in either Hard Lid (RAP) or T-bar (RAP-T) applications.
It has multiple CKOs and center markings, accommodating most 4–8-in. recessed
light housings. It fits up to a 26-in. stud spacing with its slotted holes, while the RAP-T
drops into and fits most 2-ft. wide T-bar grids. It can be preassembled with a fixture in a
controlled environment before moving to the job site.
13 BAT TERY BACKUP SYSTEM Minuteman Power Technologies’ Entrepid Series
UPS features automatic voltage regulation, an LCD that displays power and unit status,
six battery/surge outlets along with two surge-only outlets. A phone/fax/network surge
protection is also included.
14 SURGE STRIP Technology Research Corp.’s Fire Shield surge strip has built-in
electronics designed to continuously monitor for insulation breakdown or broken/
frayed conductors and disconnect power in 25/1,000 of a second, preventing cord fires,
surges and overloads. It is available in three models: a 3-ft. cord with six outlets, a 12-ft.
cord with six outlets and a 6-ft. cord with eight outlets.