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Monthly Archives August 2013

Bentonite vs Marconite – Earthing Compound Comparison

Bentonite vs Marconite – Earthing Compound Comparison

Bentonite and Marconite have certain similarities, they are both ground enhancement materials used to lower the resistance to earth. However, there are a number of differences between the products and the applications they should be used for. Bentonite Moisture Retaining Clay Bentonite is often used to reduce the resistance between the soil and earth-electrode (earth […]

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Centaur Cable Saddles – A Short-Circuit Tested HV Cleating Solution

Centaur Cable Saddles – A Short-Circuit Tested HV Cleating Solution

The Centaur Cable Saddles are the only solution for cleating large diameter High Voltage power transmission cables, that has been put through, and passed, the most rigorous of short-circuit testing procedures. The cable saddles were designed by Ellis Patents to fill the gap in the market which presented serious safety risks. The Centaur product range […]

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Galvanic Corrosion Protection and Prevention in Harsh Environments

Galvanic Corrosion Protection and Prevention in Harsh Environments

When specifying products for use within harsh environments, choosing the correct materials is vital. For example, in offshore oil and gas installations, equipment experiences exposure to high levels of seawater and salt-spray, which are highly corrosive due to the dissolved chlorides within. Offshore installations are not the only projects that experience harsh, corrosive environments, other […]

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Repairing PVC Sheathed SWA and Armoured Cables

Repairing PVC Sheathed SWA and Armoured Cables

Cables and cable jackets can be damaged by a number of causes and accidents, from digging near unmarked underground cables to damage during installation. There are different degrees of damage that can be inflicted upon an armoured cable, below we outline different techniques designed to repair damage to the cables primary (outer) sheath. If the […]

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