Review of the Latest News on Wiring Accessories

Only Use Manufacturer Approved Parts

Jim HutchinsonWith the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations come new recommendations as well as increased levels of regulation.

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Electrium Launches Podcast Series

electrium PodcastElectrium, one of the UK’s largest electrical installation equipment manufacturing and supply companies, home to leading brands such as Crabtree, Wylex and Volex Accessories has launched a new podcast series.

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British Standard BS EN 60669-1 Switches For Household And Similar Fixed-electrical Installations Amended

BSEN60669 1BS EN 60669-1:2018
Switches for household and similar fixed-electrical installations.
General requirements

Publication Date: 30 July 2018
Replaces: BS EN 60669-1:1999+A2:2008
Amended By: Corrigendum, December 2018

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British Standard BS EN 60898-1 Circuit Breakers Issued

BSEN60898 1BS EN 60898-1:2019
Electrical accessories.
Circuit-breakers for overcurrent protection for household and similar installations.
Circuit-breakers for a.c. operation

Publication Date: 01 February 2019
Replaces: BS EN 60898-1:2003+A13:2012

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Choosing Wiring Accessories? Trust Your Instinct

Trade FCUChunky white wiring accessories are a thing of the past. But with so many providers offering various finishes and styles how does a range set itself apart from the rest?

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Crabtree: 1919 To 2019 And Beyond

Lincoln switchOne hundred years ago John Ashworth Crabtree designed and patented a quick make and quick break switch.

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AFDDs Requirements, Recommendations & Solutions

Crabtree StarbreakerTo help designers and installers comply with the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Crabtree has launched a range of AFDDs (Arc Fault Detection Devices) that fit into any new or existing installation with a Starbreaker consumer unit.

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Crabtree, Wylex & Volex Accessories To Attend ELEX Show

Crabtree 2017 StandElectrium, the UK’s leading electrical group, home to brands like Crabtree, Wylex and Volex Accessories will be exhibiting at all ELEX Shows this autumn.

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Tridonic Launch New Sensors Fit For DALI-2

TridonicMultisensorTridonic has launched a new series of sensors that can detect both motion and ambient light. Developed in accordance with the IEC-62386-103 standard and prepared for certification by the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA), the sensors are suitable for commercially available DALI-2 controllers and can easily be integrated into lighting and building management systems.

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Crabtree’s Miniature RCBO Spells Safety In The Home And Garden

CrabtreeRCBOIt goes without saying that electrical installation work in a home must be designed and installed to protect people from fire and electric shocks, but what about the garden? Given the greater risk of electric shock outdoors, there’s a need to protect homeowners outdoors, too.

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