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IDEAL Puts Insulation Testing In Palm Of Your Hand

New 61-795 Handheld Insulation Tester Makes Troubleshooting Windings and Cables Simple, Fast and Safe

SYCAMORE, IL, April 14, 2008 – IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., a worldwide leader in tools and supplies for professional electricians, today introduced its new 61-795 Insulation Tester.

Offering handheld portability and pushbutton-ease, the 61-795 is designed to perform routine checking of electrical insulation to spot breakdowns before they result in injury or equipment failure. With its multiple test voltages (250/500/1000V) and CAT IV-600V safety rating, the 61-795 can be used to determine the integrity of cables in new and existing power systems, generators, switchgear and motor windings. It has an insulation test range of 0.001 to 4000M?, allowing it to be used with utmost accuracy in residential and commercial settings. In addition, it offers timesaving testing of AC/DC voltage (0.1 to 600V), resistance (0 to 200.0?), and continuity (0.01 to 20.00?). Measurements are read on a backlit digital display with analog bar graph.

Other value adding features of the 61-795 include: auto discharge, auto ranging, low battery indication and a protective rubber boot.

The IDEAL 61-795 is immediately available. It comes complete with carrying case, test leads and six AA batteries.

For pricing and more information, contact IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., Becker Place, Sycamore, Illinois 60178. Or phone 1-800-435-0705. On the web, www.idealindustries.com.

About IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.

About BICSI

BICSI is a professional association supporting the information transport systems industry with information, education, and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies. Through courses, conferences, publications, and professional registration programs, BICSI staff and volunteers assist members in delivering the highest quality products and services, and offer opportunities for continual improvement and enhanced professional stature. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, BICSI serves nearly 25,000 members, installers, and technicians in more than 90 countries. For more information, contact BICSI at 800-242-7405 (toll free USA/Canada) or +1 813-979-1991, bicsi@bicsi.org or visit www.bicsi.org.

Editorial Contacts:

Dan O’Connell
O’Connell Communications, Inc.
708-482-0212
dan@oconnellpr.com

Jim Gregorec
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.
800-435-0705
jim.gregorec@idealindustries.com

©2008 IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. All rights reserved. All products and names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. While IDEAL has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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