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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...

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Centaur – Antimicrobial Trunking – Myths

Antimicrobial Trunking – Myths About Silver Ion Technology Antimicrobial Trunking – Myths About Silver Ion Technology, there are several myths concerning this which most likely stem from the fact that as with the bacteria and viruses it tackles it cannot be seen. The myths include: It works only in wet conditions As silver is a precious metal it must be expensive Only works on bacteria Acts as a disinfectant It works only in wet conditions There is always sufficient moisture in the atmosphere for silver ions to...

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Proteus – EV Charger Distribution Units

Are you fitting EV charger distribution units and finding restrictions such as space or you need more outgoing ways, surge protection or metering? Here at Proteus switchgear we can provide all of this and more. Proteus Switchgear specialise in creating bespoke switchgear to exact customer requirements. EV switchgear requirements can be varied, but due to our manufacturing capabilities and design department we are able to offer exactly what is needed for the job. We can offer a complete range of standard...

Proteus – Surge Protected 3-Phase Distribution Boards

The iconic BX range of 3-Phase Distribution Boards from Proteus Industrial is also available with factory fitted surge protection. The Surge Protected 3-Phase Distribution Boards features a huge range of options for the installer. 443.4 - Protection against transient overvoltages shall be provided where the consequence caused by overvoltage…   Results in serious injury to, or loss of, human life, or Public services or damage to cultural heritage, or Commercial or industry activity, or A large number of co-located individuals   The above means that the vast majority...

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M2 Electrical – Electrical Safety in Private Rented Sector

New Regulations on Electrical Safety in Private Rental Sector Electrical safety in the private rental sector is vitally importance for landlords and letting agents but also provides opportunities from Electricians to build customer relationships and future business. 70 deaths and approximately 350,000 injuries occur in the UK as a result of faulty electrical installation or electrical equipment. Nearly half of all fires are electrically related in some way. Furthermore, if you live in rented accommodation statistics show that you are...

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