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Electrical Industry News

Extech Instruments Issues Clamp, Multimeter Safety Warning

PEARL has added a link to a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warning in conjunction with Extech Instruments regarding a recall of Extech's Digital Clamp and Multimeters due to a possible electrocution hazard...Read More

Destroying Used Product Instead of Remanufacturing Called 'Evil' Evil

In this article, a product support specialist says that OEMs have two possible responses to remanufactured goods: They can join them and build their own remanufacturing business, or they can choose the Dark Side, buy used product and destroy it...Read More

Free Webinar: Transformer Life Extension and Maintenance

Moderated by Gene Wolf of Transmission & Distribution World, participants to this one-hour webinar will receive an overview of issues critical to extract the most out of a transformer. Materials were excerpted from presentations at the "Life of a Transformer" seminar hosted by Doble Engineering Co...Read More

PEARL Member Shermco Named to Dallas' Fastest Growing Companies List

Shermco Industries, an industry leader in electrical safety, maintenance and repair, has recently ascended to number 23 on the Dallas Business Journal's Dallas 100 Fastest Growing Companies list....Read More


PEARL Conference Training Qualifies for License CreditsPEARL Training

The State of Oregon's Building Codes Division (BCD) recently agreed to grant attendees of the Low-Voltage Disconnect Manual Trip Fused and Bolted Pressure Switch training hosted by PEARL and the Local Portland IBEW Union with four (4) Continuing Education Units (CEU), which can be applied towards state requirements for an electrical license. The 1-day training program will be held at the Local IBEW 48 Union facility on both May 15 and 16 to allow electricians the choice of training on a Sunday, or Monday, depending on their work schedule...Read More

BONUS! PEARL Adds Sample Test Reports to Reconditioning Standards Website

Testing, Verification, and Documentation are critical components of PEARL electrical reconditioning standards. Now, you can look at sample test reports that certified members use when they are fully site certified and reconditioning electrical apparatus to a PEARL standard...View Sample. To access PEARL's Reconditioning and Test & Inspect Standard libraries, go here.

Tech Talk: Answer the Challenge for Chance to Win 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 January. While you're answering this month's trivia question, you can learn the answer to last month's question and bask in the brilliance of last month's winner: Carmine Finno of Industrial Electric Testing, Inc, out of their Hallandale, Florida branch office.

PEARL would also like to extend a special appreciation to this year's Ways & Means Sponsors:

Byerley Metals, Inc.                       Thyritronics, Inc.

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Issue: 22, Jan. 2011
In This Issue
Multimeter/Clamp Recall; Transformer Webinar; OEM Evil
PEARL Conference Training Qualifies for License Credits
PEARL Adds Sample Test Reports to Website
Win An 4GB IPOD!!
   PEARL 2011 Conference

PEARL would like to thank the sponsors of this year's PEARL Annual Conference Raffle:


Magna Electric Corporation

The Motor Control Center, LLC

Pacific Coast Breaker

RG Industries

Southern Electrical Resources, Inc.

Southland Electrical Supply

Sunbelt Transformer

Voyten Electric

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