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Earth Bar

Easily Terminate a Cable Lug onto an Earth Bar – Steps Explained!

In this blog we will understand how to terminate a cable lug into an Earth bar, by the end of this blog you will understand the factors determining and methods utilised in the process. This blog serves as an in-depth guide on cable lug termination onto earth bars, crucial for …

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Surge Protection Devices

Application of Surge Protection Devices (SPD)

As we described in our previous blog, ‘Lightning Protection System Design and Products’, Surge Protection Devices or SPD’s are an important part of any building’s Internal Lightning Protection System (LPS). SPD’s are designed to protect sensitive electronic & electrical equipment by limiting transient overvoltage and diverting surge currents. SPD’s are …

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Distribution Box

Distribution Box VS Multiport (Satellite) Connector

Multiport satellite connector & distribution box are important electrical components used in the power distribution systems at homes, offices, and industries. The main purpose of both electrical parts is to extend electrical connectivity, supply sharing, tap-offs, and network scaling in different conditions and circumstances. What Are Multiport Connectors? Multiport connectors, …

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Hot Line Clamps

What are Hot Line Clamps? Applications & Selection Procedure

A hot line clamp is a metal tool used to connect line taps. Its main job is to insulate transformers from the high voltage in transmission lines. These clamps are commonly used to link transformers to hot lines. They’re essential for making distribution connections at line taps and are widely …

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Insulation Piercing Connectors

How to Test Insulation Piercing Connectors? 6 Tests Explained

In the electrical distribution, ensuring the quality of Insulation Piercing Connectors (IPCs) is crucial. IPCs, used extensively in AB cable systems, need to pass rigorous tests to guarantee their efficiency and safety in various applications. This guide delves into six key tests based on the French Standard NFC 33-020 2013, …

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Copper Plate Earthing

GI vs Copper Plate Earthing – Which one is better?

In this blog, we’re focusing on the essential differences between Galvanised Iron Pipe Earthing, also known as GI Earthing, and Copper Plate Earthing. By the end of this blog post, you will get a clear picture of: The Objective of Earthing Various Methods of Earthing Major Differences between GI Pipe …

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Satellite multiport connector for AB Cable

Satellite Connectors – Technical & Commercial Advantages

Installing traditional tap-offs, service connectivity, and temporary power connections in low-voltage electrical distribution systems has been very complex, cumbersome, and linked to numerous technical and commercial disadvantages in terms of safety and performance. Multiport connectors offer the best alternative in terms of safety, efficiency, and installation speed. They have become …

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ESE Mast Assembly

How to install ESE Lightning Arrester? Steps Explained

What is an ESE Lightning Arrester? An ESE lightning arrester is used because it becomes the fast conductive point of discharge for the lightning bolt and ground current safely. After installing this type of arrester, lightning does not hit random objects or the structure of the facility, the lightning bolt …

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Cable Terminal

Cable Terminals – All Types & Functions

Electrical and electronic equipment requires cables for their power supply, power distribution, interconnections, control, monitoring and so on. Some of the equipment which comes to our mind include electrical appliances, electrical load switches, circuit-breakers, fuse bases, electrical motors, generators, transformers, busbars and electrical control and distribution panels, to name a …

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Earthing Calculations

Earthing Calculations with Simplified Formulas!

Electrical earthing calculations are an integral part of electrical protective wiring. There are many pieces of equipment and appliances with metal surfaces around us. These metal surfaces could become energized due to lightning or wiring faults. If they do not have sufficient earthing and a person touches this surface, he …

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