Meltric News

  1. Maximizing Electrical Safety in Mining

    Electrical hazards are one of the top five major causes of fatality in surface and underground mining. (1) This can occur from exposed wiring and cables in wet / damp climates, dust and gases generating fires or explosions, inadequate lockout / tagout, system failure components, arc flash, etc. (2) While there isn’t one perfect solution to minimize these fatal risks...
  2. New Voltage Indicator

    MELTRIC Introduces New Voltage Indicator MELTRIC’s brand new voltage indicator is now available for purchase. This uniquely designed voltage indicator allows you to safely test a MELTRIC receptacle for voltage and proper connection. The product consists of a MELTRIC inlet with a plug cap and a handle that is prewired to the voltage indicator. This allows you to quickly connect...
  3. PF Bolt-On Clamp

    New Product Description Effective September 26, 2022, MELTRIC will be providing a brand-new bolt-on clamp for its PF angled metal handle. Replacing the existing threaded clamp, this new bolt-on clamp is more efficient and easier to use. Sealing is accomplished when an elastomer ring is compressed and secured under the clamp body into the handle body with 4 stainless steel...
  4. Arc Flash Safety in Mining

    The single largest category of electrical injuries in the mining industry is non-contact electrical burns caused by arc flash events, according to an investigation conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) over 11 years. Even though this study found that the majority of mining electrical injuries are caused by electrical arcs, few miners are aware that such a...
  5. DSN/DXN 120° and 180° Lid for Poly Receptacles

    Product Improvement The DSN20, DSN30, and DSN60 all will receive updates to their receptacle casings. The lid on the receptacle casings will now automatically open to 120° and can manually be opened to 180°. This functionality is now uniform across the DSN series receptacles with poly casings. This change will be effective for these models by the end of the...
  6. New Receptacle Drawbars for DS100, DR150, DSN150, and DSDC9

    Product Improvement Effective August 4, 2022, the DS100, DR150, DSN150, and DSDC9 will be supplied with a more robust drawbar. The drawbar, which is stronger and more secure will be incorporated into both the metal and poly receptacles. pia-sz5-new-drawbar_a-1Download
  7. New Metal Casing for Zone 2 DS60, DS100C, and DSDC6

    Product Improvement Effective August 3, 2022, the Zone 2 DS60, DS100C, and DSDC6 (size 4 devices) will be supplied with a new, improved metal receptacle and inlet casing. These changes elevate the design of the casing so that it is similar in appearance and performance to other MELTRIC product lines. Product Improvements New robust material. The metal casing is now...
  8. New Poly Receptacle Casing for DS60, DS100C, DR100, DSDC6, DS7c, and DR7c

    Product Change Effective June 30th, 2022, the DS60, DS100C, DR100, DSDC6, DS7c, and DR7c (size 4 devices) will be supplied with a new, improved poly receptacle casing. This change elevates the design of the casing so that it is similar in appearance and performance to other MELTRIC product lines. Product Improvements The new design offers a more robust material, improved...
  9. DSN100 in the News

    Find MELTRIC in the News as we Announce Release of New DSN100 Plug and Receptacle In April 2022, MELTRIC announced the release of brand new Switch-Rated, 100 A, 600 hp plug and receptacle to complete DSN Series, the DSN100. The DSN100 has the same great features and benefits as other DSN Series Switch-Rated models. The DSN Series ratings range from...
  10. MELTRIC Announces New Product Release of DSN100 Plug and Receptacle

    Franklin, Wisconsin - MELTRIC Corporation announced the release of the DSN100, a new 100 A plug and receptacle. This new model is a Switch-Rated, 100 A, 600 VAC plug and receptacle fitted with DECONTACTOR™ technology for peak performance and user safety. MELTRIC’s DECONTACTOR™ Technology allows their Switch-Rated plugs and receptacles to be safely connected and disconnected under full load, up...

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