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Habiaflame2 fire resistant cable protects critical safety circuits

Habia Cable is now offering an improved range of fire resistant wires and cables under the Habiaflame brand, in order to meet the requirements of the latest international fire and flame performance approvals. Habiaflame2 is a durable, fire & flame resistant cable designed for use in very high temperature areas and for the protection of critical safety circuits in industries such as steel, aluminium and glass production. With a peak temperature... [more]

Identifying precise cable specification takes seconds with the new Draka online calculator

Draka has launched a cable sizing calculator on its website. The service is based on BS 7671:2008 [Requirements for electrical installations IEE Wiring Regulations Seventeenth edition], which has been described by the Institute of Engineering & Technology as “a set of golden rules for electrical installation work and encourages best practice amongst the profession”. Identifying the precise cable specification takes a matter of seconds using th... [more]

Non toxic gel-system Gelseal upgrades standard enclosures to beyond IP68

ISP have launched a re-enterable non toxic gel-system Gelseal, which has the ability to transform standard electrical enclosures up to and beyond IP68 rating. Supplied in a safe and easy to use self contained bag rather than having to pour from one bottle to the other. Non toxic and environmentally friendly Gelseal pours easily, and has a high level of adhesion and dialectric properties. Gelseal upgrades standard enclosures to beyond IP68 ... [more]

Vigitron multi-core cabling solutions installed at Solar Campus

Known as the Solar Campus, the 1962 school in Wallasey is a Grade II listed structure and was the first building in the world to be heated entirely by solar energy. Multi-core cabling solutions combined with active and passive transmission devices from Vigitron have been installed at the school on the Wirral Peninsular in Merseyside. The work has been performed by Dante Fire and Security, based in Warrington, Cheshire, and the equipment was su... [more]

New ISP Duct Sealing System fills all the gaps and openings

ISP, the manufacturer of Resin Filled Cable Jointing Kits for the Electrical industry, have launched a Duct Sealing System, which is based on a unique specially formulated expanding resin. This together with a special Conical cap, which can even be fitted in existing situations, fills all the gaps and openings, irrespective of the shape or the diameter of the Cable or Duct . This sealant has a relatively limited expansion, which results in a h... [more]

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