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March 25, 2020

Covid-19 Announcement from E-Tech Components

Covid-19 Announcement from E-Tech Components E-Tech Components is a key supplier to Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Rail, Utilities and Construction industries as well as a key supplier to the UK Transformer Manufacturers. As such and under the prevailing situation, we will continue operating to provide support to our customers, to offer our services and expertise […]

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February 17, 2020

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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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 15, 2019

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. SPOILER ALERT: A solution for Electricians, Engineers, Contractors, Construction Managers, Project Managers and anyone dealing with SWA Cable at the end of this post (SWA […]

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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, 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 earthing cables. Ideal […]

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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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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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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 25, 2019

18th Edition Wiring Regulations Explained

If you are installing ANY type of cable on a project, whether it’s permanent or temporary, the new IET Wiring Regulations apply to you. You can get yourself up to date on the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations changes here: 18th Edition wiring regulations (BS7671) The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS7671) came into […]

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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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October 29, 2018

Find us at Elexshow!

  On Thursday the 1st and Friday the 2nd of November we will be exhibiting the new SACS® tool at the ELEX Show, as part of Wilson Electrical Distributors’ Stand (Stand N3)!   Drop by to find out more about SACS® Tool and its potential, try out the tool and get an exclusive offer on […]

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