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Monthly Archives January 2016

What Is Exothermic Welding And Why Is It Used?

What Is Exothermic Welding And Why Is It Used?

Exothermic welding – also known as thermite welding or exothermic bonding – is a process for permanently joining earthing (grounding) or lightning protection conductors together. An exothermic weld can be especially useful for joining dissimilar metals. The process has the advantage in that it requires no external heat source and works by employing a chemical […]

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Correct Way For Crimping Cable Lugs From TV Show Wheeler Dealers

Correct Way For Crimping Cable Lugs From TV Show Wheeler Dealers

Crimping cable lugs incorrectly can be disastrous and potentially be a fire risk. In this clip from Wheeler Dealers (Season 12, Episode 16 1958 Citroen HY van) presenter Ed China shows the correct way to crimp cable lugs. Ed uses a complete matched system from the same manufacturer (the crimp terminal, hydraulic battery crimper and […]

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Simple Ways To Reduce Buried Cable Risks Such As Warning Tape For Underground Cable

Simple Ways To Reduce Buried Cable Risks Such As Warning Tape For Underground Cable

Warning tape for underground cable and other ways for reducing risks from buried cables. In urban areas, it is common practice to bury power cables underground. Not only can this help to minimise cable damage during laying, but also it reduces the risk of cables being disturbed in future. Unfortunately, burying cables can cause issues […]

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ETS Delivers To One Of The UK’s Largest Solar Parks

ETS Delivers To One Of The UK’s Largest Solar Parks

More than 11,000 average-sized homes are now benefiting from one of the largest solar parks in the UK. The 49.9MW Solar Park in West Raynham, Norfolk – built on the site of a former RAF airfield – has the advantage that it is well screened from the countryside and residential properties. ETS worked with the […]

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11kV Cable Strike

This video shows what happened when a 11kV cable was cut through.

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