Electrical Industry News for Manufacturers, Products and Services

October News Update Issue 1

Welcome to the electrical digest Editor's newsletter featuring the latest news and featured products from the industry. For more of the latest stories and product information read them on our website – www.electricaldigest.co.uk

Featured Manufacturer:
Cablofil  Since its introduction, wire cable tray has proven to be the ideal choice for cable management in virtually any type of installation. First marketed in Europe in 1972, Cablofil® is one of the best-known brands in the world. For decades, this product has been providing effective, efficient and innovative cable management solutions with more than 80,000 miles of wire cable tray installed around the world.

Featured Product:
    Cablofil Launches Flexible Cabling System 

Cable management specialist Cablofil, has designed an innovative fire stop protection system for data-communications cabling and low voltage wiring networks to make the addition of new networks and manoeuvrability of existing systems easier than ever.

Known as EZ-Path, the self-contained system will enable contractors and end users to allow cables to be added or removed, without the need for additional fire-stopping and without compromising fire safety or building security.

Featured Article:
    British Business £20 Million Solar PV Funding Deal

AZUR SOLAR and Bluefield Partners LLP agree on £20m funding deal to offer free Solar PV Energy Contracting to British Businesses for 25 years.

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 ►  Hager Announces Contract With Ideal Homes

Hager has signed a contract with Ideal Homes to provide TP&N circuit protection to 18 nursing homes per year.

Ideal Homes is part of the LNT Group who has more than 25 years experience in designing, developing and operating purpose built residential care homes for the elderly.

Extronics Launch iCAM501 Ultra – Intrinsically Safe Digital Camera

Extronics, a leading designer and manufacturer of intrinsically safe and explosion proof equipment today announced the launch of their latest digital camera for hazardous areas – the iCAM501 Ultra.

Building on the outstanding success of the original iCAM501, the ULTRA has a number of significant new enhancements whilst retaining the market-leading features of the original model.  

 ► A Smart Glance Into the Future of Mobile Plant Management

Wonderware UK and Ireland, a division of industrial automation and computing specialist SolutionsPT, has launched SmartGlance, a mobile app that delivers up-to-the-minute critical plant data reports and analysis directly to the user’s smartphone.


Legrand has enhanced its range of Plexo IP65 enclosures to make the products stronger, more weatherproof, more secure, and easier and quicker to install than ever before.

New, Improved Polypipe Ventilation On-line Specification Planner

Polypipe's on-line Ventilation Specification Web planner, which provides customers with a quick and simple ventilation specification tool, has beenupgraded to make it even easier to specify and install domestic ventilation.

Now, in just three simple steps, the on-line planner provides a quick and simple solution to specifying the most appropriate appliance and optimum duct system for properties using centralised energy efficient ventilation systems.

►  Pulse Plus: Energy Monitoring at the Heart of Your Business

Energy and facilities managers wanting immediate access to current energy use across any number of sites should consider the new Pulse Plus wireless sub-metering system from Marshall-Tufflex Energy Management (MTEM).

RenewableUK 2011  Furse Attend RenewableUK Exhibition

Thomas & Betts will be exhibiting their portfolio of market leading brands at the forthcoming RenewableUK Exhibition at Manchester Central Convention Complex from 25-27 October 2011.