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Tolomatic: Electric rod actuator cleans up after hydraulics

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:49:32 +0000

Hydraulic cylinders are well-known linear motion workhorses in industrial machinery.   They’re reliable, familiar, capable of high force, and affordable, but they’re not without disadvantages. The leading ones are fluid leaks, large footprint (with hydraulic power unit or HPU), cumbersome changeovers due to lack of programmability, and high maintenance costs. The introduction of electric high force

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LUTZE DRIVEFLEX® Cable for VFD and Motor Applications

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:42:56 +0000

Variable frequency drive (VFD) cables have distinct advantages over traditional cables when used in drive and motor applications. When installed properly, VFD cables reduce cross coupling between drives and the shield contains and drains the electrical noise created by the drive. Their noise mitigation helps with the proper function of adjacent control systems and they

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Hazardous Locations: NEC 2017 Code Updates

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:12:45 +0000

A hazardous location exists when a manufacturing, storage or handling process provides a fuel, consisting of a flammable gas vapors, combustible dust or combustible fibers are or may be present in the air in sufficient quantities to produce explosive or ignitable mixtures. Appleton recently released their National Electrical Code® Review. The Appleton experts have reviewed

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Electrical Supply Products

As one of the largest full-line electrical distributors in the region, French Gerleman has the inventory, staff and structure to serve you well.  We offer an extensive array of electrical products supported by experienced specialists. Because we invest heavily in local inventory and offer efficient delivery options, you can trust us to have the products you need, when you need them.  

If you don't see what you need, please contact us at 866-808-4240. One of our customer service representatives will be happy to help you.


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Products & Services to Improve Your Business

  • Same-or next-day delivery is available for all in-stock products.
  • We'll arrange local, regional or national purchasing agreements that can cut your costs and improve your efficiency. 
  • We provide storeroom management and vendor-managed inventory services that will optimize your inventory investment.
  • Our full-service lighting group can perform a lighting audit of your facility, then create lighting designs and layouts that will help you improve your workplace environment and maximize your lighting and energy efficiency.
  • To meet the specialized needs of contractors, French Gerleman offers an on-site job storage program. We'll put one of our trailers or other storage solutions on your construction site to give you immediate, on-site access to your job-specific electrical inventory. Ask your French Gerleman sales representative for full details.
  • French Gerleman sales counters are located in each branch. When you need supplies or parts quickly, stop by French Gerleman for fast, friendly counter service. Our knowledgeable counter staff can help you find what you need swiftly and get you back on the road.

Product Categories

Air Conditioners
Alarm Systems
Ammeters
Anchors
Annunciators
Ballasts
Bar-Code Labeling Products
Batteries
Bells/Sirens
Bench Meters
Benders
Blades & Bits
Boxes
Busbar Power Distribution
Bushings
Busway Systems
Cable/Wire/Cords
Cable Pullers & Compounds
Cable Seals & Glands
Cable Ties
Cable Tray
Chemicals, Specialty
Circuit Breakers & Protection
Clamps
Cleaners
Conduit, Various Types
Condulets
Connectors
Controls, Commercial Fan
Cord Grips
Cord Sets
Couplings & Elbows
Cutters
Degreasers
Dimmers
Disconnects
Duct, Bus
Duct, Trolley
Duct, Under-Floor
Enclosures & Accessories
Exothermic & Grounding
Explosion-Proof Products
Extension Lights & Cords
Eye & Face Protection
Fall Protection
Fans
Fasteners
Fire Alarms
Fire Stop Products
First Aid
Fish Tape Reels
Fittings
Flashlights
Fuse Blocks & Clips
Fuses
Generators
Gloves
Ground-fault Interrupters
Grounding Products
Hangers, Conduit
Hard Hats
Heaters & Heating Products
Horns
Hubs
Identification Products
Instruments
Knockout Punches
Labels
Ladders
Lamps
Lanterns
Leak Detector Probes
Lens Cleaning Stations
Lenses/Louvers
Light Fixtures
Lighting Contactors
Lighting Controls & Dimming
Lighting, Exit & Emergency
Lights/Signals
Load Centers
Lockout-Tagout Products
Lubricants
Lugs
Marking Products
Meter Sockets
Meters, Various
Multimeters, Digital
Nipples, Conduit
Panel Boards
Pin-and-Sleeve Devices
Power Conditioning Equipment
Power Correction Capacitors
Power Distribution
Power Distribution Blocks
Power Monitors
Power Poles
Power Supplies
Printers, ID Label
Raceway, Surface
Radios
Rain Suits
Regulators, Voltage
Relays
Safety Manuals
Saws & Blades
Screws
Seals, Conduit
Sensors, Occupancy
Sensors, Photoelectric
Service Entrance
Signaling Devices
Signs
Sirens
Sleeving & Tubing
Smoke Detectors
Solvents
Splice Kits
Stack Lights
Staplers
Straps, Conduit
Strippers, Wire/Cable
Strut Systems
Suppression & Noise Protection
Switches, Manual
Switches, Safety
Switchgear
Tapes
Terminals
Testing Devices
Thermal Detection
Thermometers
Timers, Time Clocks & Switches
Toggle Bolts
Tool Boxes/Belts/Pouches
Tools
Transformers
Transient Voltage Surge
Trolley Systems
Twist Locks
Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS)
Unions, Conduit
Ventilating Equipment
Washers
Whips
Wire
Wire Duct
Wire Lubricant
Wire Markers & Labels
Wire Nuts
Wire Pulling
Wire Pulling Lube
Wireway
Wiring Devices
Wiring Devices, Hospital Grade
Wiring Systems, Modular

Brand List

3M

Acuity Brands

AFC Cable Systems
Alan Wire
Alcan
Allen-Bradley
    (Rockwell Automation)*
Allied Tube & Conduit
American Polywater
APC
American Midwest Power (AMP)
Anamet Electrical
Appleton
Amprobe
Arrow Fasteners

BRK Electronics (Pittway)
Bahco
Belden
Bell (Hubbell)
Berko (Marley)
Blackburn (Thomas & Betts)
Brad Harrison (Molex)
Brady
Bridgeport
Buchanan (Ideal Industries)
Burndy

Cablofil (Legrand)
Caddy
Cantex
Carlon (Thomas & Betts)
Carol Brand (General Cable)
Catamount (Thomas & Betts)
Cerrowire
Channellock
Chromolox
Coleman Cable Systems
Colonial Wire
Conduit Pipe Products
Cope
CRC
Cully (Minerallac)
Custom Leathercraft (CLC)

DeWalt
Dialight
Dual-Lite (Hubbell Lighting)

E-Mon Corporation
EasyHeat (Emerson)
Eaton Cutler-Hammer*
Eaton Wiring Devices (Cooper)
Eaton's B-Line Series Solutions
Eaton's Bussmann Series Solutions
Edwards Signaling
Elastimold (Thomas & Betts)
Electri-Flex (Liquatite)
Encore Wire
Erico/Cadweld
Ericson

Federal Signal Corporation
Fibertek
Fluke
Functional Devices

GE Industrial Systems*
Generac
General Cable
Greenlee
G&W Electric, Inc.

Hammond Power Solutions
Harger Lightning & Grounding
Harting
Heritage Plastics
Hoffman
Homac (Thomas & Betts)
Honeywell Genesis
Houston Wire & Cable
Hubbell Lighting
Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems

Iboco*
Ideal Industries
Intermatic
IPEX

Kidde
Killark (Hubbell)
Klein Tools
Knipex

Lapp USA
Lenox
Liebert
Link Seal
Lithonia Lighting
Louisville Ladder
Lutron
LUTZE

Markel (TPI Corp.)
McGill Electrical (Emerson)
Meltric
Mersen
Metallics
Midwest Electric Products
Milbank Manufacturing
Minerallac
Molex
Motorola

NSi Industries 

O-Z/Gedney (Appleton)
Ocal (Thomas & Betts)
Okonite Cable
Omni Cable


Panduit
Patriot Aluminum 
Philips Lighting
Picoma Industries 
Pirelli
Plasti-Bond Red (Robroy)
Porcelain Products
Powers Fasteners

QMark (Marley)
Quazite (Hubbell)

Rack-A-Tiers
Ramset
Raychem (TE)
Rayovac 
Red Devil
Red Dot (Thomas & Betts)
Republic Conduit
Robroy
Roxtec

S&C Electric Company
SP Products
Seatek
Siemens Energy & Automation*
Simpson Electric Company
SolaHD
Southwire
Steel City (Thomas & Betts)
STI Firestop
Stout Tool
Streamlight

thermOweld (Hubbell)
Thomas & Betts
Tork
TPI Corporation

Unistrut
United Copper Industries
Universal Lighting Technologies
Universal Security Instruments (USI)

Wago
Walker (Wiremold)
WEG
Werner Ladder
Western Tube and Conduit
Wheatland Tube
Wiremold (Legrand)
Wolf Peak
Woodhead (Molex)

Zink



*Some brands may not be available at all French Gerleman locations. Ask your sales representative for specific availability information.