Cable Management & Cable Trunking

December 10, 2021

Cable Management for Data Centres

E-Tech Components hold stock of a vast range of power cable components, equipment and solutions for Data Centres. Solutions available include Cable Glands, Cleats, Separable Connectors, Terminations, Cable Management Solutions, Labelling and Earthing Products from Leading Industry Manufacturers brands such as Elpress, Prysmian Group, Erico nVent Caddy, Dutchclamp, Silver Fox and more. data centre providers, […]

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October 11, 2021

Cable Protection: 7 Reasons why Cables in Trains should be Protected with FIPSYSTEMS

Safety is the top priority in Rail Transport Technology and especially for means of transport that move millions of people every day, only the best is good enough! FRÄNKISCHE Industrial Pipes’ wide range of approved Cable Protection Corrugated Conduits & Solutions ensure reliable fire protection and the highest mechanical and dynamic load capacity for the […]

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October 1, 2021

The Definitive Guide to Underground Cable Ducting

INTRODUCTION Have you ever wondered what is underground cable ducting? Perhaps you’re curious about where it’s used or why there are so many types and colour variations of electric ducting. Or maybe you are not sure about how to install it? Or what the law says about it? Then this article is tailor-made for you! […]

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August 26, 2021

Products and Solutions for Rail & Traction

E-Tech are a specialist distributor of Electrical Cable Accessories and offer high quality, innovative and unique products and solutions that can save time, reduce costs and improve quality and ensure compliance to industry standards and regulations. LEADING BRANDS RAIL & TRACTION PRODUCT CATEGORIES   LV, MV & HV CABLE JOINTS Low, Medium and High Voltage […]

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July 23, 2021

Snake Tray Cable Management Systems Maximise Efficiency & Profitability

Snake Tray has revolutionized the industry with innovative cable management, power distribution systems and enclosures all designed to install quickly, reduce labor and material costs, and significantly drive down the total cost of construction. Their engineers and sales teams stand ready to help execute your next cabling project with maximum efficiency and profitability. It’s a […]

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March 9, 2021

NEW PULSA 40-E Powerful Cordless Gas Nailer

PULSA 40-E TOOL OVERVIEW Spit Fixings has launched its new Pulsa 40 E cordless gas nailer which represents better value for money, maximises productivity and saves time for M&E cable management applications into concrete, steel, masonry & timber. Delivering 3500 shots per charge, operatives can work for longer between charges, reducing downtime onsite.  The New […]

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February 4, 2021

What are Cable Cleats? The Definitive Guide

What are cable cleats? Cable cleats (also known as cable clamps) are an essential component when installing cable and are recommended in almost every electrical installation. This article aims to answer FAQ on Cable Clamps and Cleats, like: what are cable cleats, when are cable cleats used, cable cleat specification, correct cleat spacing, how to […]

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August 26, 2020

IEC 61914 Cable Cleats For Electrical Installations

IEC 61914 Cable Cleats For Electrical Installations defines Cable Cleats as “Devices designed to provide securing of cables when installed at intervals along the length of the cables”. In other words, they ensure the retention and support of cables, restrict the cable movement and provide resistance to electro-mechanical forces. (For more info on what Cable […]

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July 14, 2020

FP Firefix Clips for Rapid Installation of FP Cable

FP Firefix Clips: the fastest, safest & most efficient way to install FP Cable! The FP Firefix Cable Cleat system is a joint venture between the Prysmian Group, market leaders in fire resistant cables and ITW Construction Products, manufacturers of SPIT PULSA™ gas nailing technology. Prysmian’s Firefix Clips are authorised for use by London Underground […]

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April 23, 2020

What is a Cable Clamp/ Cleat?

What is a Cable Clamp/ Cleat? Cable clamps (popularly known as cable cleats) are an essential component when installing cable and are recommended in almost every electrical installation. According to IEC 61914:2009, Cable Clamps/ Cleats are “devices designed to provide securing of cables when installed at intervals along the length of the cables”. In other […]

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Importance of Cable Cleats: When are they required?

Importance of Cable Cleats: When are they required? Why are cable cleats necessary? What are their benefits? Why are they used and when are they required? What can happen if a cable fixing is not correctly clamped? Are they good when it comes to Short Circuit Protection? Those are some of the most common questions […]

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Selecting the Perfect Cable Cleat

Specifying Cable Cleats: Selecting the perfect Cleat “Which cleat should I use?” “What size cable cleat for…?” “How can I select the perfect cleat for..?” “Who can specify / select cable cleats for me?” Those are some of the most common questions our Sales team listens to when it comes to selecting the perfect cleat. […]

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Method of Fixing: How to install and use cable cleats

Method of Fixing: How to install and use cable cleats Selecting the correct cleat or fixing (cable cleat specification), is only part of the job. The power cable system designer or installer has an obligation to consider the method in which he will fix and install and fasten cables to cleats, in order to restrain […]

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Calculating the Correct Cable Cleat Spacing

Correct Cable Cleat Spacing The way to calculate the Correct Cable Cleat Spacing (or other fixing spacing) differs depending on whether it is a Single or a Trefoil Cleat Spacing that you are after. In the tables and formulas below you can find the best way to calculate the maximum distance / spacing between cable […]

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April 9, 2019

New Range of Metal Cable Supports & Fixings from Tidi-Cable

The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS7671) came into force on January 1, affecting all construction site in relation to how cables are supported in the event of a fire. To help your construction site comply with them, Tidi-Cable have developed a new range of metal cable supports & fixings. View Tidi-Cable’s New […]

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