Get the best tools and supplies for electricians
The best contractors will tell you how important it is to have the right tools and supplies for the job. That’s especially true for electrical work. Find below some of the best tools and supplies for electricians.
Best tools and supplies for electricians
Klein Tools’ NCVT-3 is a non-contact voltage tester with an integrated flashlight that detects 12 – 1000V AC and indicates the presence of voltage with visual and audible signals. Light illuminates work area and may be used independent of voltage detection function.
Southwire 300 foot 14-2 Solid Tri-Wire made with annealed (soft) copper can be used in wet or dry locations. It’s easier to install and easier to push, plus generates less waste.
Halo Model # RL560WH-R 5 and 6 inch Matte White Recessed Retrofit Baffle produces a standard 600 Lumen output and delivers 50,000 hours with 70 percent maintained lumens. Installation is easy with universal mounting clips. Fits both 5- and 6-inch housings, and standard and shallow recessed housings.
The Lithonia Lighting 44.5-inch integrated mesh back 3-light brushed nickel LED track kit makes selecting and installing track lighting easy. Everything you need is in one box. The Lithonia LEDs are fully integrated with track heads for an average 35,000 hours of usage.
Lutron’s Diva 600W single-pole preset dimmer works with the latest dimmable LEDs, as well as with all incandescent and halogen bulbs, allowing you to control multiple bulb types on the same circuit. Designed to control a broad range of dimmable LED and CFL, it uses a paddle switch and has a discreet slide control next to the switch.
The Cree LED BR30 flood light casts a warm incandescent-like light and provides a wide beamed, balanced light source from a glass bulb that is nearly indistinguishable from a traditional incandescent filament. Ideal for use in track or recessed lighting fixtures, the BR30 is Energy Star qualified and uses up to 86 percent less energy. Lasts more than 22 years.
Among the best tools and supplies for electricians, the Lutron Maestro 2 Amp Single-Pole Occupancy Sensing Switch turns lights on when you enter a room and off after you exit. This sensor installs easily with mistake-proof wiring and works right out of the box. Lutron‘s XCT sensing technology enhances sensor sensitivity and can even detect fine motion. Switch works with all lighting loads, including LEDs and fluorescents.