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Monthly Archives April 2014

Why Choose An Exothermically Bonded Connection?

Why Choose An Exothermically Bonded Connection?

Exothermically welded connections and mechanical connections are very similar in their applications, yet their performance can differ greatly. As UK distributors of ERICO CADWELD welding systems, we explore the benefits of a exothermic bonded connection over mechanical connectors. The CADWELD Weld – Will carry more current than the conductor. – Will not deteriorate with age. […]

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Q&A: Maintaining an IP66 seal throughout a cable gland connection and equipment entry

Q&A: Maintaining an IP66 seal throughout a cable gland connection and equipment entry

Question: I need to install a brass CW gland into an IP66 enclosure, however I need to ensure the IP rating is maintained throughout the cable connection and equipment entry. How is this done? Answer: All cable glands are supplied with an IP (ingress protection) rating, which refers to the level of sealing effectiveness as […]

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Reducing The Risk From Underground Electrical Cables

Reducing The Risk From Underground Electrical Cables

Burying electricity cables is common practice when laying cables within urbanised areas. Placing the direct-buried cables underground reduces disruption during construction and lowers the risk to members of the public. However, it does provide a number of risks for future excavation and third party digging. In 2010, the dangers of not correctly marking or tiling […]

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Ellis Innovation Delivers HV Cabling Solution for Siemens

Ellis Innovation Delivers HV Cabling Solution for Siemens

The world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis has underlined the reason for its industry standing by designing an entirely new product in response to a cabling requirement from one of the biggest names in global business, Siemens. The product is a two-in-one cable guide and clamp that was developed by Ellis following a call to assist […]

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