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Monthly Archives May 2014

Ellis Centaur Cable Saddles Installed In National Grid Power Tunnels

Ellis Centaur Cable Saddles Installed In National Grid Power Tunnels

Centaur cable saddles and accessories manufactured by Ellis have begun to be installed in National Grid’s London Power Tunnels project. The cable saddles, which are being used to secure high voltage (HV) cables throughout 32km of tunnels under London, were specified in 2012 in a record £1.5million order for the Yorkshire-based cable cleat manufacturer. Richard […]

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Q&A: What are the different earthing uses of the two forms of Bentonite?

Q&A: What are the different earthing uses of the two forms of Bentonite?

Question: What is the difference between the two forms of bentonite, do they both serve the same earthing applications? Answer: Bentonite moisture retaining clay is available in two forms, Granulated and Powder. Granular is the preferred option for filling trenches where the conductor is covered and then water poured over and mixed in the trench. […]

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InfraRail 2014 – Who To Visit?

InfraRail 2014 – Who To Visit?

Held at Earls Courts 2, the annual InfraRail exhibition opens it’s doors to the railway infrastructure industry on 20th May. Providing a unique opportunity for the rail market to connection in one place, against a backdrop of business generation, discussion and innovation. Featuring a myriad of exhibitors, product demonstrations, keynote speakers and seminars, if you […]

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What Does The UL94 Flammability Rating Mean?

What Does The UL94 Flammability Rating Mean?

UL is the abbreviation for the Underwriters Laboratories, this is an independent organisation in the United States to control and certificate product safety. UL provide safety related certification, validation, inspection and testing services to a range of clients including manufacturers, retailers, policy makers and regulators. Contained within their extensive list of testing and product standards, […]

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Cable Cleats for Offshore Environments

Cable Cleats for Offshore Environments

The Oil and Gas industry spends millions of pounds every year to ensure the very highest levels of health and safety are met, therefore it would seem extremely remiss if a significant aspect was frequently neglected, as with the case of cable cleats. The key issue surrounding cleats and their use in this type of […]

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