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Monthly Archives July 2013

Understanding Switchgear and Equipment Bushings

Understanding Switchgear and Equipment Bushings

In recent years there has been a large influx of European switchgear. This has often lead to confusion about the type of switchgear being used and the switchgear bushing to which the cables are to be terminated. Correct cable terminations This has led to the discovery of conventional heat shrink terminations being used incorrectly in […]

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Fire Resistant Cleats for Fire Performance Cable

Fire Resistant Cleats for Fire Performance Cable

There are two types of fire performance cables currently on the market, flame retardant and fire resistant. The ‘normal’ type of fire performance cables are considered flame retardant, giving off low smoke emissions when subject to a fire, but only have a limited performance against sustained exposure to flames. The other type of cable is […]

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A History Of Marconite Conductive Concrete

A History Of Marconite Conductive Concrete

As stockists of Marconite, we’re able to supply the conductive concrete and pre-mix with short lead times and with no minimum order quantity, to celebrate this, we’ve decided to look at the history of Marconite Conductive Concrete, where it comes from and why it was developed. Conductive clay such as bentonite has been used for […]

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What Exactly Is Meant By A Weatherproof Flexible Conduit?

What Exactly Is Meant By A Weatherproof Flexible Conduit?

When identifying products, you may see terms such as “suitable for outdoor use” and “weatherproof”. It is important to be careful when selecting products that claim these properties, and to establish to what “weatherproof” actually means. Bearing in mind that we live in temperate conditions and climates vary throughout the world, just look at Britain’s […]

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Emperor Cable Cleats Chosen For Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm

Emperor Cable Cleats Chosen For Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm

Emperor cable cleats from Yorkshire manufacturer, Ellis Patents are being installed on RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, which is under construction eight miles off the North Wales coast. The two billion euro development is currently one of the largest offshore construction projects anywhere in Europe and when operational in 2014 will […]

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