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Three-phase distribution boards introduced by Havells

Havells launched a range of Type B (three-phase) distribution boards for commercial and industrial applications. They are designed specifically for the UK market and offer design features to make installation safe and easy. These include options with pre-wired meters to enable contractors to satisfy the metering requirements of Building Regulations Part L2 easily and economically. While Havells is a new name to the low voltage switchgear mar... [more]

Carlo Gavazzi's solid state switches save space with 17.5mm width

Carlo Gavazzi has introduced the first solid-state relays and contactors to be available in 17.5mm width. Space-saving RG series switches ensure reliable operation and excellent longevity, offering transient voltage protection, robust construction, excellent vibration resistance and advanced features for heat-sink mounting. The RG series has been introduced to provide cost-effective replacements for existing relays and contactors, keeping par... [more]

Switchgear Systems expands BPV range of bypass switches to include current ratings up to 4000A

Energy-hungry businesses such as supermarkets, large factories, and major city hospitals are increasingly turning to voltage optimisation (VO) to reduce the amount of electricity they use. Installing a bypass switch in conjunction with VO equipment provides safe working conditions during installation, testing and subsequent maintenance. Switchgear Systems Ltd is responding to steep demand from the Voltage Optimisation industry, for bypass swit... [more]

Valuable capital allowances on electrical items are waiting to be claimed

Capital allowances are available when money is spent buying or improving a property; HMRC allows the owner to offset some of that expenditure against profits or general income for tax purposes. Portal Tax Claims is advising electrical contractors to tell their customers that both current and previous installations can be claimed against tax, using capital allowance. The new company, part of the Portal Group, has launched following a succes... [more]

Cudis to showcase Tardis CPN slimline consumer unit at Elex

Cudis will showcase its CPN slimline consumer unit at Elex at Harrogate on March 10. Known by some contractors as the Tardis, the slimline is set-up for easier wiring and has a more compact and elegant case. In addition to a robust insulated metal buzz bar, each model is now fitted with a 100A main switch and two RCDs of 80 or 63 Amps. While Cudis is best known for its domestic and light commercial products the company will also showcase contr... [more]

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