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Jun 2018 Busbar & Trunking, Cable & Wire | Comments Off on Make way for the eco warrior

Make way for the eco warrior

Make way for the eco warrior

Marshall-Tufflex trunking products boast an average of more than 80% recycled material and it wants to drive up the eco credentials of cable management solutions throughout the supply chain Ask an electrical contractor to name five facts about cable management manufacturer Mar-shall-Tufflex and it’s likely they’ll come up with: quality, hard-wearing, easy to install, huge […]

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May 2018 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on Cleat expectations

Cleat expectations

Cleat expectations

The vital importance of cable cleats in electrical installations is now well known, but with this greater understanding has come a significant increase in the number of products on the market. Richard Shaw, managing director of Ellis, explains how to sort the wheat from the chaff and ensure the right decision is made when specifying […]

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Mar 2018 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on Take cover

Take cover

Take cover

Even on the most well-organised project it can be a challenge to ensure products are delivered and installed without incurring any damage. With switches and sockets, the vulnerable frontplate is often an issue on a busy site. Emma Segelov, head of marketing at MK Electric, discusses how to improve their installation and protection With so […]

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Jan 2018 Cable & Wire, Electric Vehicles | Comments Off on SCAME: Fully charged

SCAME: Fully charged

SCAME: Fully charged

From wiring accessories to electric vehicle charging, SCAME doesn’t let the grass grow under its feet when it comes to developing products and seeking out new markets for its technological expertise. You know the saying “think global, act local”? SCAME, the Italian manufacturer of electrical components and systems for civil and industrial applications, is taking […]

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Nov 2017 Cable & Wire, Latest News | Comments Off on ACI finds more unsafe cable for sale in the UK

ACI finds more unsafe cable for sale in the UK

Dangerous flexible cord cable that could cause injury or death has been found on sale in the UK, following random market place sampling by the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI). The cables, manufactured by Italian company Triveneta Cavi, failed the British and European Standards flex test, exposing copper conductors. The ACI is warning that the exposed […]

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Nov 2017 Cable & Wire, Lighting | Comments Off on Driving change

Driving change

Driving change

LED lighting is being used to improve traffic flow on many of the country’s most congested motorways, says Scott Jones, technical manager of Northern Connectors The emergence of LED lighting as a valuable alternative to energy-guzzling, traditional lighting methods has had a significant impact on a number of different industries, as both businesses and consumers […]

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Oct 2017 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on The evolution of manufacturing

The evolution of manufacturing

The evolution of manufacturing

Batch Size 1 and Industry 4.0 may seem like the aspirations of cutting-edge high-tech industry, but according to Richard Shaw, managing director of world leading cable cleat company Ellis, they are both very much of the here and now To appreciate where manufacturing currently stands, it’s worth looking back at the way in which it […]

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Aug 2017 Cable & Wire, Data Communications | Comments Off on Take charge

Take charge

Take charge

People want to charge their smartphones and tablets wherever they go, says Crabtree national sales manager Jim Hutchison, so make sure your wiring accessories make the process as safe as possible The rate at which the public use socket outlets in commercial builds has increased dramatically in recent years – you only have to take […]

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Jun 2017 Cable & Wire, General | Comments Off on Can your cable management cut it?

Can your cable management cut it?

Can your cable management cut it?

Contractors could be forgiven for going for the cheapest cable management product. However, says Emma Segelov of MK Electric, quality can differ between manufacturers and it’s important to buy from a reliable, reputable source For electrical contractors, reputation is everything. Many rely on word of mouth referrals to generate new business, and therefore it is […]

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Sep 2016 Cable & Wire, Enclosures & Racks | Comments Off on Plus points for the customer

Plus points for the customer

Plus points for the customer

Schneider has listened to its customers to produce stylish, customisable consumer units with no compromise on performance, says category marketing manager Deepak Sharad In light of the new BS7671 Amendment 3 regulations, Schneider Electric identified an opportunity to create a new product range from the ground up. As such, the Easy9+ and Resi9+’s fully compliant […]

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