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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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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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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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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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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 3, 2020

New High Precision L1-L2-L5 GNSS Antennas by 2J Antennas

2J Antennas are bringing the Most Advanced High Precision GNSS Technology to the Global Navigational Platform High Precision GPS/ GNSS/ BeiDou/ Galileo/ IRNSS/ SBAS/ L1L2/ L1L5 External Active Screw and Magnetic Mount Antennas & Internal Passive Ceramic Antennas. Cable types, lengths and connector types as per customer requirements. Specific Housing color or logo printing upon […]

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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 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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April 5, 2019

Silver Fox Ladder Heatshrink: Climbing the ladder to success!

Last week has been momentous for our supplier Silver Fox. Their team has been working hard for the past 7 years and they are now ready to present to the rest of the world their innovative new solution, the Silver Fox Ladder Heatshrink!!! Silver Fox Ladder Heatshrink Like others within the range, the Legend™ Ladder Heatshrink […]

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March 26, 2019

Erico nVent CADDY Telescoping Screw Gun Box Bracket

The ERICO nVent CADDY Telescoping Screw Gun Bracket (TSGB) is a cleverly designed and unique bracket that allows easy installation of one or more electrical boxes between wall studs. (Caddy Article Numbers: 187190, 187191, 187199) This one-piece, break-apart bracket is pre-drilled, fully adjustable (for non-standard stud spacing) and requires only one screw gun to install. Additionally, it […]

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February 28, 2019

SACS Tool Demonstration

On Friday the 1st of March we will be demonstrating the new SACS® tool with BEW Electrical Distributors Ltd at their Bedford branch! Drop by to find out more about SACS® Tool and its potential, try out the tool and get an exclusive offer for it! Address: Unit 14 St Martins Way, Cambridge Road Ind Est, Bedford, MK42 0LF […]

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February 7, 2019

Exothermic Welding with Apliweld Secure+

What is Exothermic Welding? Exothermic welding, also know as exothermic binding, thermite welding and thermite welding, is a welding process that achieves the molecular binding of two or more metallic conductors by a chemical reaction. This molecular binding improves mechanical, electrical and anti-corrosion properties compared with any mechanical or clamped connection. Apliweld® exothermic welding is the simplest, […]

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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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December 12, 2018

Silver Fox Labacus Innovator Software Update

Great news from Silver Fox.. There is a Labacus Innovator Software Update available and it now includes new templates for the 3 across Fox-Flo® and the 50mm Fox-Flo®! The latest version also has amazing functions, such as the text rotate function and the wide middle strip for the 50mm, 25mm Fox-Flo® and the LXL labels […]

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