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Response to regulation changes PDF Print Write e-mail
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Written by Neil Coshan   
Monday, 02 April 2012 13:22

Legrand says it has become the first to respond to an amendment to the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations that means the vast majority of metallic cable trunking systems are no longer suitable for use with single insulated (non-sheathed) cables.

BS7671: 2008 – Amendment No. 1: 2011 came into force for all new designs on January 1 2012 and Section 521.10.1 stipulates the need for trunking to deliver IPXXD or IP4X protection when used with single insulated (non-sheathed) cables – something that standard IP30 rated systems do not deliver.

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St Helens takes the advantage 
 
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Written by Neil Coshan   
Thursday, 08 March 2012 10:22

Prysmian’s FP200 Gold has just been installed into the fire alarm and the voice alarm PA system at St Helens RFC’s new home stadium, Langtree Park. The Saints have officially left their old ground at Knowsley Road to begin the new season at the freshly built 18,000 capacity stadium.

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Top marks from Barnsley schools PDF Print Write e-mail
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Written by Neil Coshan   
Thursday, 08 March 2012 09:56

Legrand has seen a wide selection of products from its wiring device division specified and installed in five new Advanced Learning Centres (ALCs) in and around Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

Amongst the products selected for the project were Synergy white, grid and metal clad switches and sockets, Tenby rapid earth clamps, Hypra and Tempra sockets and plugs.

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High standards for new Acute Hospital PDF Print Write e-mail
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Written by Neil Coshan   
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 15:21

Prysmian’s FP Plus, with enhanced Insudite insulation, cables were used exclusively for the fire system installed in the New Acute Hospital for the Southwest in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

Since the project began in 2009, approximately 100,000 metres of cabling has been installed by Dowds Electrical contractors, connecting the extensive fire alarm system and other life safety systems such as Smoke Fire Dampers throughout the building.

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Black out cabling solution for BSF scheme PDF Print Write e-mail
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Written by Neil Coshan   
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 12:46

Marco has supplied it’s Elite trunking in charcoal grey as part of a new blackout drama room at Farnley Park High School, Leeds.

The £23m Building Schools for the Future programme is being carried out by Interserve, will see a host of new facilities for the secondary school. Marco is supplying cabling solutions to the electrical contractor across the large scale site and developed a bespoke colour specification to blend seamlessly with the new drama centre.

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