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IMD – Back to learning in safety

Back To Learning As our schools, colleges and universities prepare for the return of their pupils and students the “new normal” will require a few changes. The teaching environment will have to adapt to ensure learning is done in safety and to the latest regulatory requirements. Not only must consideration be given to the most recent national and international standards but also to take advantage of the latest developments in material technologies. Whether that concerns: Part M Compliant Wiring Accessories Social Distancing...

Proteus Switchgear – Proteus Industrial has launched a new range of MCBs!

Current ratings are available from 2A to 63A and B, C and D tripping curves. All Proteus MCBs and RCBOs are compatible with all current Proteus Industrial MCB boards such as the ABX range (the smallest 3 phase board on the market today available from 2 TP ways), the BX range (Our standard type B 3 phase distribution board), the XL range (A wider 600mm 3 phase distribution board for extra wiring room), the CBX range (a combination board...

M2 Electrical – Type 2+3 Surge Protected Consumer Units

M2’s Consumer Unit range is available and boast the unique patented Dual Screw Mains Isolator as standard in all of their units. M2 are committed to offering the customer the most efficient installation process in the industry, backed up by their offer to pre-wire Surge Protection devices into Consumer Units at the factory. The new Type 2+3 Surge Protected range offer a more competitive price offering, whilst still providing sufficient 15kA Surge Protection for the install. As per the...

RPP – Reduction of single use plastic in RPP packaging

Reduction of single use plastics in RPP packaging Originally individually packaged in a plastic bags. Even though they were packed randomly in the outer carton the plastic bag avoided any damage occurring from one product to another. Solution: Omit the plastic bag and use cardboard divider to avoid any product damage and therefore have all packaging material potentially recyclable cardboard. No increase in cardboard content as new carton packs the item more efficiently. Saving: 20,000 bags per annum. @0.008gms = 160gms  

Centaur – Antimicrobial Trunking Systems

 Centaur Antimicrobial Trunking Systems  Whilst the awareness of the need to take all possible measures to limit the spread of traditional bacteria and microorganisms  is itself far more widespread than a few years ago, the assisted technology has continued to develop in the support and fight against the so-called superbugs. Antimicrobial additives such as zinc or silver are now widely used in such diverse areas as from fabrics, flooring, paints and other coatings and in the raw materials of plastics. The...

Centaur – Re-cycling of Materials

Centaur & Their Re-cycling of Materials Centaur have been manufacturing uPVC products since 1974. In the early 1980’s the company invested in its own compound plant for the processing of the raw resin by adding UV stabilisers, impact modifiers and the white pigmentation titanium dioxide. Formulated by mixing and drying into a powder the uPVC material is then used by either continuous extrusion or injection moulding. For a manufacturing operation such as Centaur the raw material that it manufactures is the...

M2 Electrical – Screwless Wiring Accessories

M2 Electrical - Brushed Stainless Steel Screwless Range M2 Electrical has introduced a range of screwless wiring accessories to complement its existing decorative wiring accessory finishes. Despite having a plate profile of less than 5 mm, M2 Premium Screwless products are ideal for new build or refurbishment as they are suitable for existing standard depth wall boxes. A common problem with decorative finishes is the spoiling by unsightly finger prints.  Here, a further protective lacquer is applied to avoid this and...

Centaur – Light Oak Wood

Centaur Light Oak Wood Finish uPVC extrusion manufacturer Centaur has extended its decorative light oak wood effect finish to the Meridian range of three compartment dado trunking. The soft-edge profile of Meridian features flexible internal and external bends, hinged covers and pre-pierced base to assist a quick and easy installation. The light oak effect makes this a solution for applications such as a boardroom, an office or a lecture theatre.

M2 Electrical – AFDD & RCBO

M2 Electrical Release Their Combined AFDD & RCBO M2 Electrical has developed and launched a combined AFDD/RCBO device. Following on from the success of its compact RCBO launched over six years ago, the addition of the AFDD module was a natural progression and boasts the added feature of being able to fit M2’s existing bus bar system, with no modification or additional components necessary.  The M2-AFR range offers complete circuit protection, detecting Overload, Short Circuit, Earth Leakage and Arc Faults in...

Proteus Switchgear – Surge Protection Devices

Proteus Switchgear Release EMIST2 Since the introduction of the 18th Edition, there has been a growing demand for the use of Surge Protection Devices (SPDs) for not only commercial and industrial applications, but also the domestic market sector. This compact unit offers dedicated isolation to the installation with the added benefit of an SPD. Also, the SPD is uniquely connected to the isolator switch by two fully insulated bus bar links, meaning the only connections the installer has to make is...