Electrical Industry

March 22, 2022

New Era in Heat Shrink Jointing with Nexan’s Triple Layer Tube Technology

Cable jointing is a vital part of any electrical network, making sure that the electrical current maintains a continual stream. Fueled by a passion to electrify the future, Nexans have released JTS, a new range of Heat Shrink Cable Joints and E-Tech are excited to make it the latest addition to their portfolio and website! […]

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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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May 4, 2021

Signalling Power Distribution Cable Jointing Course by Prysmian

Signalling Power Distribution Cable Jointing Course by Prysmian For Network Rail Approved Cable Joints The Cable Jointing Course is designed to give the delegates the required knowledge and practical skills for the correct jointing of two core and four core Aluminium and Copper rail signalling power distribution cables using Prysmian RPJ enhanced cold pour resin […]

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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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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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January 29, 2021

What is Earthing / Earthing System?

What is Earthing / Earthing System? In Electrical Engineering, earth or ground is the reference point in an electrical circuit from which voltages are measured, a common return path for electric current, or a direct physical connection to the earth. In an electrical installation, an earthing system or grounding system connects specific parts of that installation with the Earth’s […]

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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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October 20, 2020

Steel Wire Armoured Cable: All you need to know

SWA Cable, abbreviation for Steel Wire Armoured Cable, is a hard-wearing power cable designed for the supply of mains power, or to quote most electricians a pain in the ar… neck. swa stripping tool SPOILER ALERT: A solution for Electricians, Engineers, Contractors, Construction Managers, Project Managers and anyone dealing with SWA Cable at the end of […]

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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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May 15, 2020

Short Guide to Prysmian BICON Link Boxes

Link boxes are crucial in assisting the reduction of the number of power supply interruptions to businesses and households. That’s because they provide flexibility to the underground low voltage electricity supply network by enabling circuits to be switched to route around problems. A link box does what it says on the tin – it’s installed […]

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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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