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Little Red Book Issue 10 Digital Edition out now PDF Print Write e-mail
Product News
Written by Neil Coshan   
Thursday, 27 September 2012 11:06

FS Cables cabling guide 'The Little Red Book’ is now available online.

The digital version has been optimised for viewing on both your desktop or mobile device. 

Over 8,000 Products Listed

Data cables, including structured wiring and alternatives to Belden

Coaxial, bus and signal & control cables

Audio visual and home automation cables

Fibre optics : the future of industrial cabling PDF Print Write e-mail
Written by Neil Coshan   
Thursday, 06 September 2012 14:34

With increased demands for industrial plants to operate more efficiently, managers are reviewing the communications and cabling systems used throughout their facilities. There is increasing network convergence between design and manufacturing functions, ie between the office and plant floor. In addition, plant environments are gradually migrating away from proprietary protocols to the most prevalent current standards that use Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and standard Ethernet network structures. The future trend is toward implementing Industrial Ethernet as the link-layer protocol to one of the legacy protocol applications, and ultimately Industrial Ethernet right down to the device level on the machine.

Issue 11 of Cabling Newsletter ‘Wired’ From FS Cables – Out Now PDF Print Write e-mail
Product News
Written by Neil Coshan   
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 11:44

FS Cables quarterly cabling newsletter ‘Wired’ is out now.

Issue 11 takes a look at the dangers of using ‘rogue’ or ‘substandard’ cables, highlighting ways in which you can reduce your chances of buying inferior product.

‘10 Ways to Improve Your Cable Buying’ outlines a series of practical tips including how to avoid CCA (copper clad aluminium), the difference between LSHF (low smoke halogen free) and LSF (low smoke & fume) and checking armour wires and braid coverage.

Prysmian's Afumex competition - win a 3rd Generation iPad 16GB PDF Print Write e-mail
Written by Neil Coshan   
Thursday, 07 June 2012 08:08

Be in with the chance of winning a 3rd Generation iPad 16GB wifi worth £399

In association with Electrical Review, Prysmian is offering the chance for one lucky reader to win a 3rd Generation iPad 16GB wifi worth £399. Apple’s latest addition to the iPad family is sleek, light-weight and perfect for viewing and taking photos. Whether for business of pleasure, the 3rd Generation iPad is the most sought-after tablet on the market.


Prysmian’s Afumex range of energy cables offers the highest quality low smoke, zero halogen and flame retardant properties for modern buildings. Specified and installed because of its robust reaction to fire when compared with standard PVC cable, Afumex is renowned for its high quality and reliability.

Marco – Going for Gold, an Olympic Business PDF Print Write e-mail
Written by Neil Coshan   
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 10:40

In this challenging economic climate, what benefits can be gained from buying British?

As a UK manufacturer, Marco is committed to developing quality products delivered through first class service channels, based on common principles that underpin the UK contracting market. Paul Diggins, Sales and Marketing Director at Marco discusses why now more than ever, it’s best to be British in manufacturing:

“In today’s challenging economic environment, contractors are making a more considered choice when specifying products. Quality, cost, ease of use, customer service, availability of stock, suitability for specific environments and aesthetics together form part of the decision making process.


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