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Published 07 Oct 2021
Pegasus Cable Hangers Manufacturer of cable cleats and industry innovator, Ellis Patents has secured an order that has seen its Pegasus cable hangers hung at one metre intervals throughout the 1.6-mile length of one the world’s oldest railway tunnels. The Summit Tunnel, which runs beneath the Pennines between Littleborough...
Published 23 Sep 2021
Arc Flash Resistant Vs Flame-Resistant Clothing For many decades, flame-resistant clothing has helped to reduce the risk of severe burn injuries to workers. These types of garments are either made from treated cotton or, more often nowadays, self-extinguishing materials – both of which provide managers with a reliable option...
Published 23 Sep 2021
Cable Pulling & Installation Stephen Harrison – Training & Technical Manager at Current Training Service Pty Ltd Pulling cables is an art, with bending radii, side wall pressures to consider whilst pulling the cables and loadings of cables, the list goes on. All cable pulling data is available from...
Published 15 Sep 2021
Offshore Wind Farms Prysmian Lead-Free Cables Wind power continues to emerge as one of Germany’s key energy sources. Offshore turbines are being engineered for ever greater capacities, which presents new challenges for energy transmission in the turbines themselves and in the offshore wind farms. As well as the technical...
Published 14 Sep 2021
Nexans’ Smart Cable for the world’s toughest industries The construction and mining industry require huge amounts of energy. In many cases, diesel oil for machines and vehicles is the primary energy input. But times are changing. Mining and construction companies want to boost their environmental performance – and they...