Other Technical Information

Shown below are PDF documents containing a range of technical information we hope will be of interest.


Technical Information


Common terms and abbreviations
A range of terms and abbreviations widely used within the industry as well as British Standard numbers and IEC references.

Electrical measurement terms
Clarifies the meaning of electrical measurement terms widely used within the industry including understanding voltage ratings.

IEC flame retardant and fire resistant standards
Here we show the difference between these often confused fire resistance and flame retardant tests.

Insulation and sheath materials
Properties of insulating and sheathing materials and compounds frequently used in cable manufacture.

IP (ingress protection) ratings
This system rates the protection enclosures, glands etc. have against environmental factors such as water or dust.

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