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ACI questions cable fitness for purpose

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) believes manufacturers hold the key to helping specifiers make better cable choices.

A rise in the number of cable failure reports has prompted the ACI to ... more

Scolmore stars in Grand Designs

In a first for the popular TV programme, Grand Designs, a recent project saw not one, but two builds taking place on the same site, as identical twins and wannabe architects realised their long held ... more

Three ways to wire with addition of lever and push-button terminal blocks

Interconnection specialist WAGO introduces push-button and lever-actuated variants to its TOPJOB S® terminal block family. Integrators can now choose between push-button, lever and push-in connection ... more

Integration of coupling devices enhances Bender LIM performance

New Oil & Gas Technology Announcement

Increased Capability Our market leading isoHR685W LIM which detects up to 10G? can now monitor IT systems up to 1,760V DC and 12 kV AC through the ... more

How to move stage equipment without the drama

With moving cable management systems, such as the e-spool and zig-zag, complicated stage applications can be implemented even in confined spaces and with high loads. In this article, Justin Leonard, ... more

How cable safety slowly help change an industry of major accidents

Westmark BV, producer of CableSafe safety hooks introduces a new product Cable Stands to its cable and hose suspension solutions. Westmark introduced the ‘S’ shaped safety hooks in 1995, which are ... more

Coming to a screen near you

This year, 2018, see Mills Ltd chalk up one hundred successful years in business. In celebration of this achievement, the company has produced a video telling the story of its progress towards such ... more

Wieland’s new wiecon PCB terminals provide a flexible, modular connection without the loss of poles

Wieland Electric now offers two new PCB terminals for direct plug-in technology, the 8562 TOP H and 8562 N. Both terminals have a push-in connection and can be connected without the loss of poles, ... more

EMC rail for KDSClick cable entry system

Accompanying the KDSClick cable entry system, CONTA-CLIP supplies easy-to-install, galvanised EMC rails for safe and secure shield termination of cables.

KDS-EMV-SAB type rails are attached to the ... more

Tensile testing of crimped wire terminals

Wire harnesses and looms are used everywhere in connecting electrical and electronic equipment, from aerospace to domestic machines. Whilst some are power conductors, many are signalling, connecting ... more

Arnocanali Earth & Neutral distribution blocks from Switchtec are supplied with IP20 touch proof terminals

As sole distributor, Switchtec has introduced the Arnocanali range of Earth & Neutral distribution blocks. Used to distribute Earth, Neutral & Power to smaller or numerous cables within ... more

Cutting-edge city college stays ahead of the curve with PVC-U trunking

Marshall-Tufflex’s sleek new Sterling Curve cable management system has been fitted throughout a new £13 million building at City College Plymouth in Devon.

The Regional Centre of Excellence for ... more

Nexans TITANEX cable range has evolved to support temperature applications up to 90°C

Rubber cables are widely used in a variety of different applications, including machine-tools, generators, manufacturing, construction sites, cranes, but also in the events industry. These cables ... more

Innovative Ellis secures us army corps of engineers

Cable cleats designed and manufactured in Yorkshire by Ellis have been specified and installed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at the Fort Randall dam in Pickstown, South Dakota.

The ... more

New from Draper Tools - automatic wire stripper/cutter

An 'expert quality' automatic wire stripper/cutter for flat and round cables, manufactured from reinforced fibreglass plastic making it durable yet lightweight.

It strips 2 or 3 core flat cables ... more

Could the energy revolution be derailed by non-compliant cable?

The UK energy sector – and by extension our whole society – is on the cusp of a major revolution. But as rockstar technologists and top engineers set about designing the smart systems and next-... more

Specialist shares three things to look for when testing electrical cables

While we may like to think of the modern world as being wireless, cabling remains an important element in almost all electrical systems. It’s therefore essential that engineers know how to test ... more

Partnership benefits customers

Customers from the UK and overseas will be able to access the products and services offered by cabling leader AEI Cables more quickly and easily after the company partnered with an industrial supply ... more

Ellis doubles up for Belgian energy order

Centaur cable saddles designed and manufactured by the world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis have been installed to secure two separate high voltage (HV) cables in a power tunnel in the ... more

£1m Innovate UK grant for a new low-loss cable to transform the transmission sector by cutting costs and reducing carbon

Eland Cables, the global supplier of power, data, control and instrumentation cables and cable accessories, is proud to announce its role in a £1m Innovate UK grant-funded project to deliver ... more

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