electrical digest newsletter August 2012 Issue 54

Welcome to issue 54 of 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 or read the latest issue of our magazine using the link above.


Transient Overvoltage Protection to IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition BS7671  ► Transient Overvoltage Protection to IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition BS7671

The latest amendment to the IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition (BS 7671) brings into sharp focus the need to protect sensitive and critical electronic systems against transient overvoltages (surges).

Featured Article

Legrand Launches 3D Modelling Portal ► Legrand Launches 3D Modelling Portal      

Legrand has created an online platform for those wishing to utilise its world leading cable management solutions within the energy, power and construction industry’s leading 3D modelling software systems.

Latest News

NET Supports Search For Britain's Best Young Installer At SkillELECTRIC

The premier skills competition in the industry calendar, SkillELECTRIC tests competitors’ performance in tasks drawn from the role of the electrician in an intensive series of practical tests based on real-life work.

JIB brand competition - winner announced

JIB has announced that Electrical Power Specialists Ltd have been named as the overall winner of the JIB Promote Your Brand Competition.

NORSLO Draw Rod from Greenbrook is Fast and Flexible

Greenbrook has made it quicker and easier for electrical contractors to install electrical cabling in hard to reach spaces with the launch of its new Norslo Draw Rod system.

Ellis Secures Biggest Ever Order With Perfect Product

Ellis, the world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, has secured a £1.5million order for its Centaur cable saddles and accessories to secure high voltage cables in National Grid’s London Power Tunnels project.

yylighting   For all the latest lighting industry news visit the lighting digest

Delmatic lighting controls ► Lighting control – can you afford not to?

Here Stephen Woodnutt of Delmatic looks at how such an installation can really help to make a difference to every commercial building.

  Megger acquires SebaKMT     

The acquisition will allow Megger to greatly enhance its existing cable test product portfolio, elevating it to a world-leading position.

  Stanley, DEWALT and Nissan Create Perfect Partnership

Hand tools expert Stanley and leading power tools brand DEWALT are hitting the road in heavy-duty style, having signed a three year deal with car manufacturer Nissan.

solar digest   For all the latest Solar PV industry news visit the solar digest

  New Switch-Disconnectors for Photovoltaic Applications      

For the first time, switches up to 1500V DC with rated operational currents up to 1600A are now available.


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