Press Releases

  1. MELTRIC Celebrates National Welding Month

    Franklin, Wis. — MELTRIC salutes welders across the nation as we celebrate National Welding Month, April 1-30, 2019. Welders create the backbone of our society. They heat and bend metal, creating infrastructure for buildings, bridges, automotive, aviation, shipbuilding, and virtually every industry that drives the way people work, live, travel, and play. Welding is a tough, physically demanding job that...
  2. MELTRIC HP-Rated DS200 Tops Industry as Most Powerful Switch-Rated Device

    Franklin, Wis. — MELTRIC’s Switch-Rated DS200 plug and receptacle has been upgraded to include horsepower (hp) ratings from 40-100, depending upon voltage. This CSA-listed product also boasts a rating increase to 600VAC and a new 6-pilot configuration*. The upgrades make the DS200 480 and 600VAC 100 hp configurations the most powerful switch-rated device in the industry. The DS200 with hp...
  3. MELTRIC Introduces 100 hp DS200

    Franklin, Wis. — MELTRIC’s Switch-Rated DS200 plug and receptacle has been upgraded to include horsepower (hp) ratings from 40-100, depending upon voltage. The enhanced product also boasts a rating increase to 600 VAC and a new 6-pilot configuration. The upgrades make the DS200 480 and 600 VAC 100 hp configurations the most powerful switch-rated device in the industry. The DS200...
  4. Santa Uses MELTRIC!

    Franklin, Wis.—A recent visit to Santa’s workshop and distribution center at the North Pole revealed the installation of MELTRIC plugs and receptacles throughout the facility! Why does the Jolly Old Elf rely on MELTRIC? Santa explained, “While I’m always busy, this is my busiest time of year! I need dependability to keep the motors running, the conveyors moving, the packing...
  5. MELTRIC Expands Hazardous Location Product Line

    Franklin, Wis.—MELTRIC, an industry-leading electrical plug and receptacle manufacturer, announces a major expansion of its hazardous location devices. Adding 13 cCSAus rated plugs and receptacles, the new MELTRIC products are Class 1, Zone 2, Division 2 versions of the DS, DSN, DR, and DSDC product lines. Destined to pack a punch, these plugs and receptacles boast higher amperage than other...
  6. MELTRIC Joins NFPA in Recognizing Fire Prevention Week

    October 8, 2018 Franklin, Wis. — As part of our ongoing commitment to electrical safety, and in recognition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week—October 7-13—MELTRIC is releasing two new resource documents. An updated version of the MELTRIC Electrical Safety Guide and a new white paper, Promoting Electrical Safety through NFPA 70E Standard Adherence, are now available on...
  7. Important Changes to 2018 NFPA 70E Standards

    July 16, 2018 Franklin, Wis.—NFPA 70E Standards for Electrical Safety in the Workplace address and establish safety processes, policies, procedures, and program controls to reduce risks and hazards associated with the use of electricity. Published and revised every three years by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the 2018 edition is now available. Important changes to the 2018 edition as...
  8. NASA Chooses MELTRIC Switch-Rated Plug and Receptacle

    MELTRIC DSN60 Provides Arc-Flash Protection at Johnson Space Center FRANKLIN, WI — The MELTRIC DSN60 Switch-Rated plug and receptacle is being used by NASA in its Partial Gravity Simulator (POGO) at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. POGO provides astronauts with accurate simulations of reduced gravity, assisting in their training activities and task performance evaluations in partial and microgravity environments...

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