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Electrical Industry News
Analysis: Reconditioned Electrical Cuts Pollution, Saves Energy
Electrical Wholesaling Magazine has published a ground-breaking analysis based on the PEARL White Paper, "Reconditioning: The Ultimate Form of Recycling," that details how reconditioning a 3000kVA transformer keeps 63 tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, the equivalent of keeping 16 cars off U.S. roads for 1 year...Read More

Video: ABB Talks Tap Changer MaintenanceABB Video
Find out how maintaining On-Load Tap Changers and LTC reversing switches can significantly extend the life of power transformers. Learn what signs to look for that could indicate an asset is at risk and discover how to prevent a failure and extend the life of the unit...Watch Video

Siemens, Miami Breaker Recall Breakers Due to Fire Hazard
In separate notices, Siemens has recalled 2.2 million circuit breakers, load centers, and meter combos, while Miami Breaker has recalled almost 44,000 counterfeit Square D breakers. Both notices have been posted in their entirety on the PEARL Website Safety Page...Read More
dollar signStandards Help PEARL Member Make $300,000
When it comes to business memberships and trade associations, companies are used to paying dues with little 'due' in return. But that's not the case for Norm Coyne, General Manager of Western States Circuit Breakers, Inc. (Idaho Falls, Idaho) who attributes $300,000 in recent sales to the Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) and its Electrical Reconditioning Standards...Read More

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How To: Inspect, Recondition, and Test Low & Medium Voltage Wire & Cable
Among the various aspects of electrical equipment and supply, you don't get more basic than wire and cable. Wire that has been on the spool a long time may NOT be in the same condition as new and it is absolutely critical that it be examined and tested carefully prior to application...Read More

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DunceTech Talk: Answer the Challenge for Chance to Win 2GB iPod!!
How deep is your knowledge of safe electrical practices, testing and electrical reconditioning? Follow this link to see this month's question and email us your answer. Winner's will be drawn from all correct answers at the end of October. While you're answering this month's trivia question, you can learn the answer to last month's question on conductor spacing and bask in the brilliance of last month's winner: Daniel Chaply of PPL Corporation, out of Allentown, Pennsylvania...Enter to Win!

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Issue: 19, October 2010
In This Issue
Recon Environmental Stats, Tap Changer Maintenance, Breaker Recalls
PEARL Standards Put $300k In Member's Pocket
How to Recon Wire & Cable
Win An 2GB IPOD!!
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PEARL Meets In Battle Creek
   PEARL 2011 Conference
Visit with PEARL at these Trade Shows and Conferences:

IEC Electric Expo - Booth #410, October 27-28, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

NEMA Illuminations, November 5-6, 2010, Breakers Hotel, Palm Beach, FL
Mike Pennell, President of P&F Supply Co. (Battlecreek, MI) hosted the recent Fall meeting of the PEARL Board of Directors.
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