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10.11.2017

Conduit or Cable Exposed to Water? Handle with Care, See Atkore’s Acquisitions, New Products, Websites & more


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Welcome to a new edition of The Korridor from Atkore International!

In this edition, we’re bringing you a lot of exciting news. We’ve made some acquisitions and have more to offer to our customers. You’ll see that we’ve added some additional brands to our New Product Portal and we’re helping to address some very timely issues: how to deal with conduit and cable that’s been exposed to flood waters. There’s quite a bit more to this newsletter but we’ll let you get right into it!

All of our Korridor articles are available to read on our website at atkore.com/the-korridor.

What’s in this Issue?

Atkore is Growing with Recent Acquisitions

How to Handle Conduit That has Been Exposed to Storm and Flood Waters

FlexHead® Launches New Innovation: SuperFlex™

Super Kwik-Couple™ Training at Your Fingertips

Razor-Ribbon® Six-Pack Rapid Deployment Unit Adds a Greater Level of Security

ACS/Uni-Fab® Launches New Standalone Website

How to Handle Cables Exposed to Flood Waters

Cope®, Unistrut® and Power-Strut® Added to New Product Portal

The AFC Website Introduces a New Applications Area

Prefabricated Trapeze Systems from Unistrut®

View Konkore Fittings® Videos and Add to Your Showroom Rotation

 

Atkore is Growing with Recent Acquisitions

Atkore has been busy these past few months acquiring new brands to help us expand our product offering both within the United States and abroad. We’d like to introduce you to:
 

Cobra Systems: Barbed tape

Marco Cable Management: uPVC trunking

Flexicon Limited: Flexible cable

Calpipe Industries: Electrical conduit systems for corrosive environments and security bollards

 

How to Handle Conduit That has Been Exposed to Storm and Flood Waters

After major storms and flooding circumstances like we have had during this hurricane season, Allied Tube & Conduit® fields many questions regarding the continued use of or cleaning of steel conduit and EMT exposed to storm and flood waters.

Read the article on AlliedEG.us »

Conduit Flood Waters

 

FlexHead® Launches New Innovation: SuperFlex™

SuperFlex™ is a game changer as it is the only fully welded 2″ bend radius commercial fire sprinkler drop on the market. It is the ultimate solution in flexible fire sprinkler drops. Find out how the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) will no longer need to measure or count the bends of the sprinkler hose during final inspection.

Look at the product page on our website and see how this new product can speed up installation saving you time and money!

Read about the New SuperFlex™ »

SuperFlex

 

Super Kwik-Couple™ Training at Your Fingertips

Allied Tube & Conduit provides free training on their Super Kwik-Couple conduit through Atkore University. Learn for yourself or share the training with your contractors. 

Through Atkore University, contractors can learn more about the revolutionary product EC&M Magazine named a 2017 Product of the Year category winner.

Put the free training at Atkore University to work for you. Create your free account and take the course today!

Atkore University

 

Razor-Ribbon® Six-Pack Rapid Deployment Unit Adds a Greater Level of Security

The Six-Pack Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) is designed to quickly deploy for emerging threats. It has the capacity to deploy 247 ft, or approximately 75 m, of Razor-Ribbon® in just a few minutes! It can also be recovered manually using only 2-3 people in approximately 20 minutes. The Six-Pack RDU can be utilized as a temporary or permanent barrier.

See how installation is as easy as 1,2,3 »

Six-Pack RDU

 

ACS/Uni-Fab™ Launches New Standalone Website

ACS/Uni-Fab™ recently launched a new website highlighting Modular Wiring for Lighting, Modular Wiring for Underfloor Power and Pre-Fabricated Device Assemblies. The ACS product line features integrated systems for commercial lighting and power applications that can reduce installation time and costs. 

To learn more about these products, product applications, and product specifications, visit the new website at www.acsunifab.com.
 

Modular Wiring for Underfloor Power

Modular Wiring for Lighting

Pre-Fabricated Device Assemblies

ACS/Uni-Fab Website

 

How to Handle Cables Exposed to Flood Waters

Electrical cable can be extremely dangerous when exposed to water. This is especially true when exposed to salt water or water that contains contaminants. The water will cause the metal components to corrode, such as the steel or aluminum armor and copper conductor…

Read the entire Article on AFCweb.com »

Cables Exposed to Flood Waters

 

Cope®, Unistrut® and Power-Strut® Added to New Product Portal

Atkore International adds products and resources from Cope®, Unistrut® and Power-Strut® to the New Product Portal. You can now easily see the new products offered by each brand and their marketing resources.  We are continually adding more Atkore brands to the New Product Portal for your convenience. 

View the available products and resources in the New Product Portal »

Cope Launches New Product Portal

 

The AFC Website Introduces a New Applications Area

Want to learn more about how and where our products are used? Our new application pages highlight where our products are used and why. For more information on these applications, contact us through marketing@atkore.com.

View our current applications on our website »

 

Prefabricated Trapeze Systems from Unistrut®

Acting on “Voice of Customer” feedback, Unistrut® is now offering fully-assembled (prefabricated) trapeze systems. This new service saves contractors time and money by handling the cutting and assembly at our factory and shipped directly to the job site.

Learn More About Ordering the Trapeze Systems »

Prefabricated Trapeze Systems

 

View Konkore Fittings® Videos and Add to Your Showroom Rotation

Konkore Fittings® brand has three marketing videos that showcase the features and benefits of our Universal Super Fittings family of products. 

Visit our New Product Portal to watch and gain access to links and downloads of our videos and add them to your video rotation:
 

Universal Super Fitting

Universal Super Connector and Universal 5-Piece Coupling

Konkore Fittings Video

 

Find Out Why Gatorshield® is the Preferred Choice for Fabric Covered Structures

Gatorshield® galvanized tubing from Allied Tube & Conduit® is the standard of excellence and product of choice because the structural framework is one of the most critical components of a fabric covered shelter. No other tube on the market can offer the strength, corrosion protection and formability of Gatorshield®.

See how Gatorshield® outperforms its competitors in multiple categories »

Fabric Covered Buildings

 

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