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July 23, 2021

Snake Tray Cable Management Systems Maximise Efficiency & Profitability

Snake Tray has revolutionized the industry with innovative cable management, power distribution systems and enclosures all designed to install quickly, reduce labor and material costs, and significantly drive down the total cost of construction. Their engineers and sales teams stand ready to help execute your next cabling project with maximum efficiency and profitability. It’s a […]

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July 2, 2021

E-Tech are participating in the World’s largest Data Centre Event

E-Tech are participating in the World’s largest Data Centre Event, Data Centre World’s Virtual Show, on the 7th and 8th of July! We would be excited to meet you there! If you wish to attend the show follow the link.  To find out more about the event, here’s a couple of useful links: – Main […]

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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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April 29, 2021

Cue Dee Chain Bracket: One Bracket, Endless Possibilities

Cue Dee’s Chain Bracket is a fastening system for installation of telecommunication or other type of equipment on monopoles or round poles, large poles, chimneys, etc. with a diameter over Ø110mm. It offers endless possibilities, saves time and consists of a flexible and easy-to-install solution while simultaneously having a clever design. Chain Bracket’s hook-on functionality […]

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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 24, 2021

SPECIAL OFFER: Elpress Mobile Crimping Tool

A complete Crimping Tool solution does not have to be a heavy load to carry. Elpress Mobile is a professional contact crimping tool with interchangeable dies for the installer, electrical installation engineer or service technician. Its interchangeable dies enable the user to perform a big variety of crimping applications with only one good handtool. elpress […]

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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 components and products used when Crimping should be part of a System. And that is because… A Chain Crimping System is no stronger […]

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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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September 8, 2020

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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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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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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