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Monthly Archives October 2013

Nexans WINDLINK Offshore Junction Cabinets for Offshore Wind Farms

Nexans WINDLINK Offshore Junction Cabinets for Offshore Wind Farms

Nexans WINDLINK enclosures for offshore wind farms aim to reduce installation time on site as well as offering considerable cost savings. The available range of offshore junction cabinets (OJC) and frames for use in turbine towers, along with the ability to manufacture and supply pre-terminated leads offer considerable cost saving compared to traditional cable installation […]

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Cable Protection For Hazardous Areas Using Flexible Conduit

Cable Protection For Hazardous Areas Using Flexible Conduit

Flexible conduit systems can provide a proven safe and cost effective protection solution for cabling installed in explosive atmospheres. Better safe than sorry is a sensible approach, but make sure that you are not fooled into unnecessarily expensive options warns Tim Creedon, Sales and Marketing Director for Flexicon. Explosive areas exist where a flammable mixture […]

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Cable Theft Prevention

Cable Theft Prevention

At its peak, cable theft was estimated to cost the UK economy £770 million per year. Even though a £5 million funded crackdown from British Transport Police (BTP) has helped dramatically reduce the level of cable theft, in the first half of this financial year, (up to 14th September 2013) there has been 95 incidents […]

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ETS Have Received The FORS Bronze Award

ETS Have Received The FORS Bronze Award

ETS Cable Components have received the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) bronze award. The FORS accreditation scheme aims to improve fleet activity in London and throughout the UK and beyond. After carrying out an on-site audit we have now been officially recognised for the safety, greenness and efficiency of our delivery fleet. This latest accreditation […]

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Cable Crimping – Best Practices – Continued

Cable Crimping – Best Practices – Continued

In our last blog post, we looked at the requirements of the BS7609 code of practice which covers the installation and inspection of uninsulated compression connectors for power cables with aluminium or copper conductors. However, there is more to simply following these engineering guidelines to achieve the ‘perfect crimp’. There is more to crimping a […]

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