Fire Performance

May 30, 2024

Enhancing Safety with FP Cables: Everything You Need to Know

What is FP Cable? FP Cables (often called Fire Rated, Fire Proof, Flame Retardant, Fire Resistant/ Resistance, or Fire Performance Cables), play a crucial role in enhancing safety in buildings and various installations. Flame Proof Cables such as Prysmian FP200 Gold and FP PLUS maintain circuit integrity and continue functioning during a fire. Engineers design […]

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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 cable ducting? Or what the law says about it? Then this article is tailor-made for […]

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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 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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November 19, 2018

Connecta Fire Resistant Tunnel Lighting & Power System – Prysmian | Draka

Prysmian | Draka specifically developed the Connecta Fire Resistant Tunnel Lighting & Power System to provide lighting and small power applications in harsh environments such as road and railway/rail tunnels and bridge environments. The system’s objective is to significantly reduce the costly onsite electrical installation work, traditionally necessary during infrastructure projects. draka firetuf When used […]

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October 14, 2018

ATEX Glands and Hazardous Locations

Anyone who has been in the industry long enough knows the importance of ATEX Glands… or Hazardous Area Glands, A2EX Glands, Hazardous Glands, Hazardous Location Glands, Explosion-Proof Glands, Flame-proof Glands, Fireproof or however you want to call them! This article will focus on identifying the science behind these polyonymous glands starting by defining the terms hazardous […]

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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 the Prysmian Group’s range of products & accessories

The Prysmian Group is an Italian multinational corporation headquartered in Milan that manufactures electric power transmission and telecommunications cables, components and systems. Prysmian Group’s range of products covers a huge variety of industries. The company is world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry and also operates in the businesses of underground […]

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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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