Crimping

October 6, 2022

How to Terminate a Cable Lug onto an Earth Bar

The correct way to terminate the Cable Lug onto an Earth Bar seems to cause confusion in the industry. For instance, a very common question we hear is: should the cable lug be bolted face down directly onto the actual copper bar or should the cable lug be placed ‘floating’ between the nuts? This article […]

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January 4, 2022

FALCON5: Concept Solution for Contact Crimping of Flexible Alu

Elpress have continuously developed their solutions to meet today and tomorrow’s requirements of electrical applications and catch up with shifts in electrical system usage and component designs in different industry segments. FALCON5 is a new concept solution by Elpress to tackle the challenges related to crimping Flexible Aluminium Conductors and ensure reliability and repeatability for […]

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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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March 19, 2021

Special Offer: Elpress PVX611 Battery-Powered Crimp Tool

PVX611 Elpress Crimp Tool Highlights Special Offer with reduced price for Elpress PVX611 Battery-Powered Crimp Tool and a discount on TB-dies from our KRF/KSF range. PVX611 is the latest tool of the Elpress V600 Crimping System, created with a new ergonomic design that offers you, the user, enhanced performance. It is 100% reverse compatible and […]

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March 10, 2021

Crimping: Common Mistakes & Good Practice

Common Mistakes & Good Crimping Practice Campaign Elpress are world leaders in Quality Crimping Systems and have been trying to raise awareness of the poor quality products and crimping practice in the UK for many years. E-Tech Components, the UK Distributor for Elpress Crimping Systems, are launching a Good Crimping Practice Campaign to highlight issues […]

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January 22, 2021

A Crimping System is No Stronger than its Weakest Link

An upopular truth in the Electrical Installation world, is that to achieve the best Crimping result possible and to conform to British Standards for Crimping (BS7609, BS7727) and International Standards (IEC61238:1), all the tools, components and products used when Crimping should be part of a System. And that is because… A Chain Crimping System is no […]

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May 22, 2020

Elpress Crimping Tool Systems

Elpress Crimping Tool Systems consist of Cable Connectors and Crimping Tools tested together for optimum connection result. The System concept makes you, as a customer, able to feel secure when using our system and to be sure safe connections are made when Elpress products are used correctly. Elpress Hydraulic Crimp Systems fit Elpress Terminals and […]

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June 11, 2019

BS7609 & BS7727: British Standards for Crimping

BS7609 & BS7727 : British Standards for Crimping are codes of practice for the installation and inspection of un-insulated and pre-insulated compression and mechanical terminals and connectors for power cables with Copper conductors or Aluminium conductors. Crimping Systems to BS7609 & BS7727 BS7609: 1992+A2: 2009   BS7727: 1994 The BS7609 Code of Practice displays the best practices […]

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May 2, 2019

Next Generation of C-Sleeves by Elpress

Elpress C-Crimp – New Range of Elpress C-Sleeves!   Elpress have developed a new range of C-Sleeves (C-Crimps) for splicing, previously consisted of 41 different sized C-Crimps and has now been compressed to only 8. These next generation C-Sleeves are suitable for splicing and branching Copper conductors and earth wires and are widely used when […]

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April 1, 2019

Authorised Elpress Service Centre: Maintenance, Service & Calibration

Our Authorised Elpress Service Centre maintains, repairs, checks, calibrates and certifies Elpress Tools and power sources. To ensure that your crimped connections maintain a high and even level of quality, regular checks of the crimping tools must be carried out. E-Tech can offer a full repair and calibration service for all mechanical and hydraulic crimp tools. […]

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December 14, 2018

Elpress New Crimp Tool and Assortment Box for End Terminals

Elpress introduce a New Crimp Tool and Assortment Box for End Terminals: Elpress Crimp Tool PEB0110T is a flexible tool that quickly changes between front and side feed. Elpress Assortment Box RPL5548 is an assortment box including space for  the Elpress Crimp Tool PEB0110T, Elpress Cutting Tool CT10 (Up to Ø 10*mm) and 1550 End Sleeves 0.14-10 mm2.   Elpress […]

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September 27, 2018

Size matters… when it comes to Narrow Palm Lugs!

Elpress Copper Tube Narrow Palm Lugs (KRFS) Elpress Copper Tube Narrow Palm Lugs (KRFS) are designed to fit even the most confined spaces and available in sizes from 50-300 mm². In order to enable installation in confined areas, the terminal palm on a KRFS connection has a smaller surface area than a KRF standard connection.  […]

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July 23, 2018

Introducing our new Electrical Wholesaler Catalogue!

New Electrical Wholesaler Catalogue We are excited to introduce you to our new Electrical Wholesaler catalogue (E-Tech Components Electrical Cable Accessories Catalogue 2018), bursting with High Quality Cable Accessories from the Major Manufacturers in the industry! This is our first Shortform Catalogue and it contains our vast range of high quality, innovative and unique products […]

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June 29, 2018

Halogen Free Terminals: A trend or a necessity?

In a vast range of applications, engineers and project managers are encountering new industry requirements that are leading to the emergence of alternative “halogen-free” material-based wire management products (e.g. halogen free terminals/ LS0H or zero halogen). As industry requirements, environmental trends and risk prevention drive toward future growth of these products, there are still many […]

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March 12, 2018

Complete guide of Elpress range of products

Elpress develops, manufactures and markets complete cable crimping systems for electrical connectors. E-Tech Components (UK) Ltd is the sole Elpress distributor in the UK. The Elpress range of Crimp Terminals in the system consist of Copper Tube Lugs, Copper Tube Terminals, Copper Tube Splices, Narrow Palm Terminals, Copper Tube Pin Terminals, Bi-metallic Crimp Terminals, Bi-metallic Pin […]

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