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Prysmian's Afumex competition - win a 3rd Generation iPad 16GB PDF Print Write e-mail
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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.

Afumex

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.

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Marco – Going for Gold, an Olympic Business PDF Print Write e-mail
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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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igus – Managing moving cables PDF Print Write e-mail
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Written by Neil Coshan   
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 14:27

In the world of electrical supply, many installations are static. However, there is an increasing number of situations where there is a need to provide an electrical supply safely and reliably to moving equipment and machinery.

Common areas where moving electrical supplies are required are machine tools, robots and automated warehousing. But this need for power to be supplied to moving applications is becoming ever more widespread.

Buildings such as conference centres, theatres and shops are requiring power and data to be supplied to moving floors, lifts, doors, lighting bars etc.  Even desks and TV screens are more commonly moveable or retractable, requiring a way to carry their power and data cables.

In all these cases, it is vital that the solution must be easy to install, to operate in confined spaces and above all be safe and reliable. igus e-chains can offer the solution in these cases.

What is an e-chain?

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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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