A Faster, Innovative Alternative to Insulated Butt Splices

SpliceLine in-line wire connectorIDEAL INDUSTRIES launches its new SpliceLine™ in-line wire connector, an innovative alternative to traditional butt splices that does not require time-consuming crimping, soldering or heat shrinking to create secure end-to-end connections.

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IDEAL Launches Next Generation SureTrace™ Circuit Tracers

SureTrace™SureTrace™, the next generation Circuit Tracer lets electricians quickly locate wires or cables behind walls, pinpoint opens/shorts, and identify fuses and breakers on both energised and de-energised circuits from 0-600V AC/DC.

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New App Explains Surge Protection

Surge protection appPhoenix Contact now offers a new surge protection app for Smartphones (available at Google Play and in the App Store). This app represents a modern, easy-to-use tool for an electrician that allows them to convince customers of the need to protect their equipment against surges.

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Brake Resistor Tested for Salt Water Spray

BW155 braking resistorThe Rail System Testing Laboratory at Hennigsdorf, Germany has validated REO UK’s BW155 range of braking resistors for corrosion resistance against salt mist and water spray as well as dust Ingress protection to IP65.

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China's Bullet Train Improves Safety Standards by Incorporating Key Drive Components from REO

The BulletThe designers of China’s high speed, cross country bullet train have incorporated absorption circuit inductors (AMCs) and auxiliary transformers manufactured by power equipment manufacturer REO.

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BS 5839 Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems Recently Published and Confirmed

The BS 5839 series is an essential guide for anyone involved in the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and use of fire detection and alarm systems.

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ESP Launches Rapid Deployment Surveillance Camera

CanCam surveillance cameraLeading security products supplier, ESP, has added a new rapid deployment surveillance camera to its growing External Area Protection (EAP) portfolio. 

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Mansell Re-appointed to £500 million South-West Public Projects Framework

Mansell, a Balfour Beatty brand, has been re-appointed on Construction Framework South West (CFSW), the region’s primary public sector procurement tool, designed to save money and deliver value through the competitive tendering process.

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New Protective Relays from Eaton Contribute to Safe and Reliable Medium Voltage Applications

Power protection relaysEaton has launched a comprehensive range of power protection relays that are ideally suited for use in the company’s Medium Voltage (MV) switchgear.

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Domestic Boiler Manager Scores Awards Double

Domestic Boiler ManagerMarshall-Tufflex’s highly efficient Domestic Boiler Manager has been named as a finalist in two prestigious awards – the House Beautiful Awards 2013 (Best Eco Product category) and the Electrical Industry Awards 2013 (Energy and Carbon Saving category).

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