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By Chris Dodds on 19th September, 2017

Thorne & Derrick have been asked to advertise the following exciting job opportunity for a Lead Cable Jointer / Splicer for one of the leading manufacturer of utility cables. Wanted : Lead Cable Jointer / Splicer Briefly A lead... Read More - JOB OPPORTUNITY Lead...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 31st July, 2017

Leigh Vaughan Cable Identifier - High Voltage Cables Identification 11kV 33kV Leigh Vaughan cable identifier is the industry standard tool for all Electricity Distribution Engineers, Cable Fault Location & Jointers forming an essential part of... Read More - Leigh Vaughan Cable ...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 21st July, 2017

Protecting Traffic Signal Controls & Feeder Pillars From Rodent Attack & Damage T&D together with Ritherdon are able to offer the Ritherdon Hinged Controller Base (HCB) which allows easy access for cable installation and the removal or... Read More - Protecting Traffic S...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 21st July, 2017

Electrical Cable Jointing Training - LV 11kV 33kV MV Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Joint Training  Sterling Power Tra... Read More - Electrical Cable Joi...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 10th July, 2017

T&D, the specialist suppliers of Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment and distributor for Abtech are delighted to be able to provide the following Guest Blog by Gareth Bruce (Marketing Manager at Abtech UK Ltd). Are you looking for a simple way... Read More - Reducing Energy Cons...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 10th July, 2017

Hazardous Area Cable Joints Power supplied by electric cables is the lifeblood of the oil and gas industry : uninterrupted power ensures oil and gas production, processing, transportation, storage and distribution. However, cables are vulnerabl... Read More - A Shutdown Postmorte...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2017

Pictured: Underground Cable Vault - Brugg Cross Bonding Cable Joints Type MPP 1.145-31 Image: Diego Cisilino (Product Manager High Voltage Accesories At Brugg Kabel AG) Brugg Cables stands for integrated solutions, competence an... Read More - Underground Cable Va...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2017

Pictured: Pfisterer EST145 Dry Outdoor Substation Cable Terminations Image: Emil Zlatev (Trainer & EHV Cable Jointer At Pfisterer)   T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfisterer range of Medium Voltage P... Read More - Pfisterer EST145 Dry...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2017

Pictured: 4.8kV MV Medium Voltage 500/35sqmm 6 Core Corrugated Cable Termination Image: Assistant Jointer 132kV Pfisterer At Alfanar Testing & Commissioning   T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the ... Read More - 4.8kV MV Medium Volt...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2017

Pictured: ABB APECB 170 Cable Terminations Complete & Sudkable GIS Plugs Image: Dave Boyd EHV Cable Jointer. Owner/Company Director of HV Cablepower Pty Ltd   Thorne & Derrick are Specialist Distributors for AB... Read More - ABB APECB 170 Cable ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2017

Pictured: 11kV South Wales Switchgear Board Overhauled By Lucy Electric Image: Joe Nihill TMIET - Senior Authorised Project Engineer At Lucy Electric Photos below are from an out of hours maintenance visit by Joe. For this particular... Read More - 11kV South Wales Swi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2017

Mini Cable Spiker - Cartridge Powered Tool For Shorting Electric Cables (LV-HV) The Mini Cable Spiker is a robustly designed cartridge powered tool for shorting electric cables (LV-HV) that is used in many industries throughout the world including... Read More - Mini Cable Spiker - ...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2017

Non-Conductive Tools   The LHR ShoveIt Hand Safety Tool   T&D recently supplied several LHR ShoveIt Hand Safety Tools to a company that designs, assembles, installs and maintains complex electrical installations. LHR Safety off... Read More - Non-Conductive Tools...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 18th May, 2017

Thorne & Derrick are advertising for the following exciting career development opportunity for Internal Sales Coordinators - due to continued business growth we are recruiting for both our Bristol and Chester-le-Street offices. Wanted: Sales C... Read More - JOB ALERT - Thorne &...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 17th May, 2017

Thorne & Derrick have been asked to advertise the following exciting job opportunities for 33kV Cable Jointers (SSE Authorised). Wanted: 33kV Cable Jointers (SSE Authorised). Briefly Fantastic career opportunities for the right cand... Read More - JOB ALERT - 33kV Cab...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th May, 2017

Safety is paramount when working daily with live electricity - it is essential to know whether the cables you are working with are live or dead. Two or more buried cables from cable terminations can present a hazard as it is often difficult to ide... Read More - Spiking 11kV High Vo...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 16th May, 2017

Thorne & Derrick have been asked to advertise the following exciting job opportunity for a High Voltage Sales Manager responsible for high voltage electric cable sales into the Electrical Utilities Sector. Wanted : High Voltage Cable Sale... Read More - JOB ALERT - HV Cable...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 16th May, 2017

T&D are proud to introduce the world's most versatile electrical cable tool - the RIDGID RE60 features a unique QuickChange System, allowing the user to quickly and easily switch between interchangeable heads for cable cutting, crimping ... Read More - Ridgid RE60 Cable To...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 5th May, 2017

Pictured: Elcon Megarad Heat Shrink Cable Joint Kit (XLPE 12/20kV (24)kV)  Image: Morteza Sobhani (Expert Technical Support & Expert Installation of High Voltage Products) Cable Type is 1-Stranded Circular Conductor (1 x... Read More - Elcon Megarad Heat S...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th May, 2017

          Eden Transformer Oil specialise in the supply and maintenance of electrical oils and can supply MIDEL 7131. MIDEL 7131 is a fire safe, synthetic ester-based transformer fluid which has been develop... Read More - Retrofilling MV Tran...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 2nd May, 2017

Thorne & Derrick have been asked to advertise the following exciting job opportunity for experienced MV PILC Cable Jointers & Splicers.  Wanted : PILC Cable Splicers (up to 24kV) - immediate start. Briefly This is an outsta... Read More - JOB ALERT - MV Joint...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2017

Pictured: 11kV Cables Jointed, Terminated & Earthed Into MIDEL Filled Transformers. Image: Matthew Sibborn is an HV Engineer at SSE Contracting - over 10 years experience working in Electrical Distribution, including LV-MV mainte... Read More - 11kV Cables Jointed,...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2017

Pictured: Tyco Cable Joint - 1 PILCSTA x 5 Core Mains Service Breech (+Single Phase Split Concentric Service) Image: Grant Butler - 33/11kV HV and LV Cable Faults Jointer at SSE Thames Valley Region. The Tyco cable joint utilises mec... Read More - Tyco Cable Joint - 1...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2017

The Southwire Maxis XD10 EXTREME Duty Cable Puller is a cable pulling machine designed to get the job done, thriving in the most extreme pulling conditions - XD10 allows you to pull cable faster and safer up to 10,000 lbs. Designed and manufacture... Read More - Cable Pulling Machin...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2017

By Chris Dodds  Thorne & Derrick, the UK Specialist Distributor of LV-MV-HV Cable Jointing, Installation & Electrical Equipment, have been requested by UL to support the distribution of their important MV Survey via our online, digita... Read More - Survey - Medium Volt...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2017

Pictured: Sudkabel Plugs Terminating 132kV Lead Sheath Cables Into Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) Image: Dave Boyd EHV Cable Jointer. Owner/Company Director of HV Cablepower Pty Ltd - their team of cable jointers are factory trained with ABB ... Read More - Sudkabel Plugs Termi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 7th April, 2017

T&D are pleased to introduce Wootton & Wootton specialists in cable jointing and terminating from LV up to and including 170kV on all types of cables, insulation mediums and approved to install 3M, Tyco, Nexans Euromold and Pfisterer Connex p... Read More - High Voltage Cable T...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 6th April, 2017

T&D are the largest UK distributors for Filoform, a leading manufacturer of cable joints, duct seals and special resins for installation in the utilities, telecom, traffic, rail, fibre optic, street lighting and construction industries. &nbs... Read More - Video : What Makes F...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2017

Thorne & Derrick, UK leading suppliers of MV-HV Cable Installation & Jointing Equipment, are delighted to be able to provide the following excellent Guest Blog and commentary geared towards reducing cable failure rates caused by sub-standard ... Read More - The Semicon Screen -...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 24th February, 2017

Pictured: Stripping Bonded Semicon From 66kV Prysmian Cable (XLPE/Lead) Using Alroc LHS3 60-80 Tool Image By: Andy Radford - High Voltage Cable Jointer at Morgan Sindall Alroc LHS3 semi-conductive screen stripping tools are used by high vo... Read More - Stripping Bonded Sem...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th February, 2017

Pictured: UKPN 33kV Primary Substation Construction - Swanland Solar Farm Image By: Dean Wilson Stone - Director at Wilson-Stone Contracting Dean is Director of a company that is a specialist civils contrator working with DNO's and off... Read More - UKPN 33kV Primary Su...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th February, 2017

Project: Cable Duct Sealing Application: Prevent water ingress and gas migration into a 33kV substation through LV-HV cable ducts using Filoform FiloSeal+HD Reenterable LV HV Power Cable Duct Seal System - the sequence of images show the insta... Read More - Sealing Substation C...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: Pfisterer Connex Size 4 Cable Terminations Connecting 66kV Gas Cable Image: Dean Wilson - Owner Director at D.C.Cable Jointing Ltd T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfisterer range of Medium Voltage Power... Read More - Pfisterer Connex Siz...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: Non-intrusive Maintenance By Lucy Electric Of Yorkshire Ringmaster, Oil Filled Transformer & LV Switchboard Image: Martin Avis - Energy Services at Lucy Electric T&D distribute Lucy Electric and Lucy Zodion low voltage di... Read More - Non-intrusive Mainte...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: Raychem 11kV Heat Shrink Cable Terminations (EPKT17E1XI) Connecting XLPE AWA Cables Image: Jim Andrews SPEC (Specialist Power Engineering Contracts) Cabling Contracts Manager. A before and after photograph of emergency HV cabling... Read More - Raychem 11kV Heat Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: ABB EHV 275kV Cable Sealing Ends & GIS Cable Terminations Image: Richard Mason (EHV Cable Jointer) - Global Cabling Services Ltd Further reading 132kV EHV Gas Filled Straight Joint With Pfisterer Con... Read More - ABB EHV 275kV Cable ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: Pfisterer Connex 5s Cable Plugs Terminating Into Siemens HV Switchgear Image: Roger Wright - EHV Cable Jointer T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfisterer range of Medium Voltage Power Products inclu... Read More - Pfisterer Connex 5s ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: Cleating 11kV 3 Core & Single Core Cables With LV Pilot Cables Image: Sam Rowe Estimator at F B Taylor (Cable Contractors) Ltd  The 11kV cables have been pulled in and cleated using stainless steel trefoil and 2 bol... Read More - Cleating 11kV 3 Core...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: 500kV Deadend Rope Access Using The Skate System With SRP Image: Jim McDonald - Owner/Live Line Training at Powerline Training Consultants Further reading 500kV Live Line Working - Methods, Tools, Training & Galle... Read More - 500kV Deadend Rope A...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2017

Pictured: Cable Pulling 11kV 3 Core XLPE SWA Cables Into Trench  Image: Jim Andrews - SPEC (Specialist Power Engineering Contracts) Cabling Contracts Manager 3 x 3 core 95sqmm 11kV cables pulled into cable trench with 198 existin... Read More - Cable Pulling 11kV 3...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2017

Pictured: Heat Shrink Transition Cable Splice/Joint 12kV Tyco - 400sqmm PILC - 500sqmm LC XLPE  Image: Andy O'Malley - EHV Cable Jointer     More From Andy O'Malley .... Lead Cable Jointing - Wher... Read More - Heat Shrink Transiti...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2017

Pictured: 11kV 3 Core Tyco Heat Shrink Termination (Pole-Mounted) Onto ABB MWK Surge Arresters Image: Beau Smithers HV Cable Jointer at S.I Cable Jointing Services Further reading 132kV Tyco Raychem Extra High Vol... Read More - 11kV 3 Core Tyco Hea...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2017

EA Technology are hosting the CABLEx 2017 - the UK’s only major Power Cable Exhibition and Conference, on the 7th June 2017 at the Chester Racecourse venue.  Following the overwhelming success of our OHLEx2016: Overhead Lines Exhibition... Read More - CABLEx 2017 Power Ca...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 24th January, 2017

Andy O' Malley is a world-class EHV Jointer with a skill set encompassing both traditional and modern cable splicing and jointing techniques. Andy is a rare breed - comfortable jointing oil, gas or polymeric cables up to 420kV. Ticketed by ... Read More - Lead Cable Jointing ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th January, 2017

3M Electrical Products provide an extensive range of Cable Repair solutions for the utilities, power, solar, construction, rail, mining, offshore, oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Cable repair solutions are available for low and medium volta... Read More - Overcoming Cable Cor...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 24th January, 2017

Okonite - Cable Joints & Cable Splices. HV High Voltage. T&D produce customised high voltage cable joints for C-L-X type MV-105 5/8/15kV Okonite Okoguard shielded power cables with aluminium sheath. Cable splices are suitable for both... Read More - Okonite 8-15kV High ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2016

Pictured: 138kV HPFF Cable Preparation Prior To Installation Of G&W Cable Termination Image: Terry Perona Manager Underground Cable at FirstEnergy Contractor W.A. Chester prepares 138KV HPFF cable to receive new G&W termi... Read More - 138kV HPFF Cable Pre...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2016

Pictured: 30 Metre Vertical Cable Installation Of Lapp Olflex 110 & NYCY-J Cables Image: Sam Rowe Estimator at F B Taylor (Cable Contractors) Ltd Further reading Pfisterer Size 3 Terminations Into Rail Feeder Substatio... Read More - 30 Metre Vertical Ca...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th November, 2016

Pictured: Vertical LV Cable Installation : 4 Core XLPE & CPC Cables (320m Circuits)  Image: Wayne Crick Company Director AW CABLES LTD Further reading 4 Core Waveform LV Cable Terminations Into Schneider Feede... Read More - Video - Vertical LV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th November, 2016

Pictured: LV Switchboard Terminated - 56 x Leoni Solar ALU-ATA Cables Labelled & Terminated  Image: Steve Ford Managing Director at Land and Power Electrical Contracting Ltd The insulating shelves are purely being used for ph... Read More - LV Switchboard Termi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th November, 2016

Pictured: Degasifier Trailer - Oil Preparation For Extra High Voltage Cable Circuits  Image: Dan Chessher at Elmeridge Cable Services Limited (ECS) The trailer mounted degasifier prepares oil for use in extra high voltage&nb... Read More - Degasifier Trailer -...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th November, 2016

Pictured: 132kV Outdoor Sealing Ends (ODSE) Manufactured By nkt Cables Installed By Elmeridge Cable Services Image: Dan Chessher at Elmeridge Cable Services Limited Further reading 132kV 3 Core Oil To Si... Read More - 132kV Outdoor Sealin...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th November, 2016

Pictured: 132kV HV Cable Testing Using Amprobe ISO 5000 Test Equipment Image: Dan Chessher at Elmeridge Cable Services Limited Further reading 132kV 3 Core Oil To Single Core XLPE Transition Cable Joint Witho... Read More - 132kV HV Cable Testi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: CT, DC Supply & Voltage Reference Section Between 2 X 2500A Air Circuit Breakers Image: Neil Probert - Voltage Management & Switchgear Specialist Further reading ​Switchgear Copper Busbar - 2500A 65kA Co... Read More - CT, DC Supply & ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: 11kV Prysmian Float Fit Cable Terminations (SSE) Terminated Into 11kV/33kV Transformer Image: Darren Street Cable Jointer at D+R Jointing Services ltd T&D are distributors for Prysmian Cable Components which includes the... Read More - 11kV Prysmian Float ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: HV Jointing - 88kV Brugg Straight Through Joints (1000sqmm) Image: Marnus Van Deventer High Voltage Cable Jointer Further reading 132kV Brugg Straight Through Jointing XLPE African Cable Brugg Cable Tools For Joint... Read More - HV Jointing - 88kV B...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Image: Live Cable Joint (Tyco) - 95-185sqmm Wavecon Mains Breech Joint Pictured: Ryan Carlin Cable Jointer at Dragon Infrastructure Solutions Wavecon cable is the typical replacement for paper/lead cables in the LV distribution network. ... Read More - Live Cable Joint (Ty...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: Nexans Euromold Terminations - 33kV 300sqmm & 11kV 630sqmm Transformer Connectors  Image: Joe Wall LV/HV Cable Jointer at D&R Jointing Services T&D are Main Distributors for the complete range of Nexans Euromold ... Read More - Nexans Euromold Term...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: 33kV Container Substations - Pre-Commissioned & Fitted Out By G2 Energy Image: g2 Energy Ltd g2 Energy exhibited at, and sponsored, the UK Construction Week Energy 2016 show, which took place at the Birmingham NEC betwee... Read More - 33kV Container Subst...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: Size 3 Pfisterer 630sqmm XLPE Transformer Tails & and 500mm XLPE Feeders Image: Marc Fenn 11kV & 33kV Cable Jointer T&D stock Pfisterer Size 3 connectors to terminate 185sqmm, 240sqmm, 300sqmm, 400sqmm and 630sqm... Read More - Size 3 Pfisterer 630...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: 33kV Euromold Connectors Terminating MV XLPE Cables Onto Interface B Transformer Bushings  Image: Steve Ford at Managing Director at Land and Power Electrical Contracting Ltd Steve Ford, "The client requested that we di... Read More - 33kV Euromold Connec...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2016

Pictured: Tyco 170kV 3 Piece Straight Joint (132kV) Image: Lee Wootton EHV Cable Jointer at Wootton & Wootton Further reading 132kV Tyco Raychem Extra High Voltage (EHV) Cable Joint 11kV Tyco Coldshrink Triplex Cable Ter... Read More - Tyco 170kV 3 Piece S...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 26th October, 2016

  Introducing QWKconnect from Emtelle  - Connection made easy. Emtelle QWK Range is the Answer to Worldwide Requirements  In an ever-growing FTTH market world-wide, FTTx products are required in some countries that require... Read More - Introducing QWKconne...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 26th October, 2016

Pictured: 132kV Cable Sheath Testing With Pfisterer GIS Terminations Image: Dan Chessher at Elmeridge Cable Services Limited Elmeridge Cable Services Limited (ECS) provides specialist bespoke solutions for the high voltage p... Read More - 132kV Cable Sheath T...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 26th October, 2016

Image: Dan Chessher at Elmeridge Cable Services Limited Elmeridge Cable Services Limited (ECS) provide specialist bespoke solutions for the high voltage power cable systems of transmission and distribution electricity network... Read More - 132kV 3 Core Oil To ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 26th October, 2016

Pictured: Oil Cabinet Monitoring Oil Pressure On 132kV Circuit Image: Dan Chessher at Elmeridge Cable Services Limited This oil cabinet is designed to monitor the oil pressure on two 132kV extra high voltage cable circuits -... Read More - Oil Cabinet Monitori...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st October, 2016

Pictured: LV XLPE AWA Cable Terminations Using A2 Glands & Cembre Lugs Into J&P Switchboard Image: Daniel Probert Senior Electrical Engineer at Johnson & Phillips (Capacitors) Ltd Johnson & Phillips Capacitors are mark... Read More - LV XLPE AWA Cable Te...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st October, 2016

Pictured: Switchboard Building - 2 x 2500A Switchboards With Generator ACB & B/C Image: Daniel Probert Senior Electrical Engineer at Johnson & Phillips (Capacitors) Ltd Johnson & Phillips Capacitors are market-leading prov... Read More - Switchboard Building...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Pictured: Single Point Bonding Using 500KCM Bond Lead With Schneider Link Box & SVL Image: Andy O'Malley EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer Further reading Schneider : Medium Voltage Equipment Design Guide Nexans Euromold 33kV Con... Read More - Single Point Bonding...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Pictured: 132kV Brugg Straight Through Jointing XLPE African Cable Image: Henry Kriek: 11kV-132kV Cable Jointer at CBI Electric Power Installations Further reading Brugg Cable Tools For Jointing & Straightening HV EHV Cable... Read More - 132kV Brugg Straight...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Image: Multi-Service Installation Including MSDB, Low Smoke Service Cable & 100amp Cut-Outs Pictured: Power Jointing & Distribution Services Ltd (PJDS) PJDS is an Independent Connections Provider (ICP) accredited by Lloyd&rsqu... Read More - Multi-Service Instal...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Image: Terminating Wavecon Cable Into Schneider M1 Low Voltage Distribution Boards Pictured: Darren Street at D+R Jointing Services Ltd Pictured below is a 300mm² wavecon LV cable which is being terminated onto a Schneider M1 LV board... Read More - Terminating Wavecon ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Image: Crimping Cables - Sweating & Crimping Paper Lead Cables Pictured: Keith Mulligan MV and HV Cable Jointing Professional at Atlantic Power Cable jointer training in Cape Town (South Africa) displaying one core sweated and one core crimped.... Read More - Crimping Cables - Sw...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Image: 11kV Heat Shrink Resin Encapsulated Cable Joint (XLPE CTA SWA 3 Core) Pictured: Lee Richards - Electrical Supervisor at Dragon Infrastructure Solutions   1. 40 degrees Celsius in a plant room, suspended in the air and t... Read More - 11kV Heat Shrink Res...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Image: 11kV Cast Resin Transformer Replacement For Medium Voltage Packaged Substations Pictured: Thomas Probert - Electrical Engineer at Johnson & Phillips Capacitors Johnson & Phillips Capacitors are market-leading providers of Po... Read More - 11kV Cast Resin Tran...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Image: Switchgear Copper Busbar - 2500A 65kA Complete With Changeover Picture: Neil Probert - Voltage Management & Switchgear Specialist Johnson & Phillips Capacitors are market-leading providers of Power Engineering Services ... Read More - Switchgear Copper Bu...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2016

Image: Stripping MV Cable XLPE Insulation Using Intercable Cable Jointing Tools Pictured: Beau Smithers - HV Cable Jointer  Modern-day cable jointers utlilise a broad range of Cable Jointing Tools to ensure precision accuracy and clea... Read More - Stripping MV Cable X...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 29th September, 2016

Medium Voltage Switchgear Switchgear Temperature Monitoring Early Hot Spot Detection Enabling Condition-Based Maintenance The hot spot detection in medium voltage switchgears is one of the most crucial condition monitoring function... Read More - Switchgear Temperatu...

Category:  ABB Power Products


By Chris Dodds on 26th August, 2016

Pictured: Kerite 138kV Submarine EPR Cable - 800sqmm 1500MCM Copper Cable Terminated With Pfisterer EST145 Termination Image: Andy O'Malley (IBEW 258 EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer) Further reading Pfisterer Ixosil EST... Read More - Kerite 138kV Submari...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 20th July, 2016

Pictured : BICC (Prysmian) 275kV Oil Filled Stop Joint Refurbishment (1967) Image : Mark Fazackerley (Prysmian Group Project Engineer) T&D are distributors for Prysmian Cable Components which includes their range of Bicon ca... Read More - BICC (Prysmian) 275k...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 20th July, 2016

Pictured : Testing 11kV Whipp & Bourne CV Switchgear Using Megger & Fluke Test Instruments Image: Liam Medderman - Traction Power Maintenance Technician | Traction and Electrification Systems | Power Distribution - Network R... Read More - Testing 11kV Whipp &...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 20th July, 2016

Pictured: Confined Spaces Cable Jointing Using 3M Cold Shrink Straight Joint Splice (25kV)  Image: Andy O'Malley (IBEW 258 EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer) 3M Cold Shrink technology joints,splices and terminations require ... Read More - Confined Spaces Cabl...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 20th July, 2016

Pictured: 132kV Tyco Electronics Dry Type Plug In Switchgear Cable Termination Image: Ian Sellwood High Voltage Cable Jointer (300kV XLPE) The 132kV high voltage power cable is manufactured by CBI African Cables (1 Core ... Read More - 132kV Tyco Electroni...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th July, 2016

Expanding spray foam violates engineering "good practice" in the power utility industry and is banned by UK DNO's - foam degrades under water pressure and contact leading to flooded substations.   New from Filoform is the Fi... Read More - Filoform FiloSeal+HD...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 7th July, 2016

Inflatable Duct Seals For LV HV Cable Ducts, Conduits & Substation Entries Sealrad is a system used for sealing cable ducts and pipes when the cables and equipment need protecting from water leakage or humidity - the workers require a saf... Read More - Inflatable Duct Seal...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

T&D are the UK's Main Distributor for CATU Electrical Safety Equipment for working on underground cables, overhead lines, switchgear and substations up to 400kV. To satisfy the requirement for Low Voltage Electric Rescue Kits, T&D work... Read More - CATU LV Electrical R...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

Image: Chris Barker (EHV Cable Jointer) Pictured: Tyco Raychem 132kV Outdoor Cable Termination   Further reading 132kV Cable Jointing - A Showcase Page For Chris Barker (EHV Cable Jointer) 132kV Prysmian Cab... Read More - Tyco Raychem 132kV O...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

Image: John Penny Cable Jointer / Director at CableTec Services Pictured: Bonded Sem-Conductive Screen Removal Using Boddingtons 244700 Jointing Tool    T&D supply Boddingtons LV-HV cable jointing and ca... Read More - Bonded Sem-Conductiv...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

Image: Muhammad Ali 132kV Cable Jointer at Riyadh Cable KSA Pictured: Sanding 132kV High Voltage Brugg Cable Joint    Sanding MV HV Power Cables Alroc AMF5 55-160 tool can be used on HV-EHV tranmission and dist... Read More - Sanding 132kV High V...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

Image: Steve Amos HV/MV Jointer & Supervisor at RJ Power Ltd Pictured:  Pfisterer Size 3 Terminations Into Rail Feeder Substation With Siemens Switchgear T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfister... Read More - Pfisterer Size 3 Te...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

Image: Barrie Gray Owner of BJG Services Ltd. High voltage electrical fitter and standby supervision in electrical substations Pictured: 275kV Substation - GRP Reinforcement Bars In Concrete Bases For Shunt Reactor   Fu... Read More - 275kV Substation - G...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 15th June, 2016

New from Anderton Concrete is the Ander-Fin rail cable theft deterrent - the simple route to secure trackside cabling. The pioneering new cable protection system used in conjuction with Anderton cable troughing enables cables to be secured to... Read More - Anderton Ander-Fin :...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 9th June, 2016

Introducing Tab EX-01 the world´s first Zone 1/21 & DIV 1 hazardous area tablet computer based on Samsung GALAXY Tab Active from ecom, global market leader in the manufacture of mobile communication equipment (phones, tablets and laptops).&... Read More - Ecom Tab-Ex 01 Serie...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 8th June, 2016

Filoform Cabinet Base Sealant is designed for use in LV-MV switchgear distribution cabinets, street lighting feeder pillars, cabinets for traffic control and outdoor transformer station installations. Filoform casting resin prevents ingress of pes... Read More - How To Seal Against ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 6th June, 2016

June 6th, 2016 marks the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan. It is an obligation on all healthy Muslims to observe fasting during this month.  In order to understand the feelings of poor people and to behave in the most ethical way, Is... Read More - Ramadan Mubarak, Ram...

Category:  Exports


By Chris Dodds on 24th May, 2016

Ellis Patents based in the UK manufacture Cable Cleats, Clamps & Hangers to international standards (IEC 61914) for the support and restraint of LV, MV and HV cables in the event of a short circuit fault situation. Ellis Patents are committed ... Read More - No Bolts Cable Cleat...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 24th May, 2016

This Video has generated various Comments on social media and we feature a selection below. Andrew Brezovszky. Different cables and accessories require different techniques - it also comes down to personal preference, however I wouldn't us... Read More - Cable Jointing Video...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 23rd May, 2016

The essential read for Medium-High Voltage Electrical Engineers & Cable Jointers from Nexans, the global cable and cabling experts. Purchase your copy today by clicking the BUY NOW button below. Medium Voltage Cable Accessories Book Publis... Read More - Essential Reading - ...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 23rd May, 2016

Cable Jointing Tools T&D are supplying numerous specialist cable jointing contractors with Alroc MF3NP/40 and Alroc MF3NP/60 tools to enable the preparation of 33kV single core cables to BS7870. The Alroc multi-function cable jointers tool ... Read More - Alroc MF3NP/40 MF3NP...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 23rd May, 2016

Nexans Euromold are world leaders in the manufacture of Screened Separable Connectors to enable the safe termination of medium voltage power cables onto outer cone bushings of electrical equipment including switchgear, transformers and motors. All... Read More - Specifying Nexans Eu...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 23rd May, 2016

Last week, T&D had the pleasure and privilege to benefit from an excellent full day demonstration of the Alroc range of Cable Preparation Tools from Thibaut Rouyere (Alroc Sales Director). T&D have supported and stocked Alroc tools for ove... Read More - POLL - Do Alroc Manu...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th May, 2016

Image: Andy O'Malley EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer Pictured: Pfisterer Ixosil EST 170 Terminations & Connex 6S Plugs T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfisterer range of Medium Voltage Power Products inclu... Read More - Pfisterer Ixosil EST...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th May, 2016

Image: Euan Palmer - EHV Cable Jointer (Grade 4) at Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Ltd Pictured: 11kV Cable Joints - Lovink 11kV Transition Straight Joints (3 Core XLPE & PILC SWA) Lovink manufactured cable joints are appr... Read More - 11kV Cable Joints - ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th May, 2016

"The Topcon GLS-2000 series laser scanner we used within the 132kV substation was the Topcon GLS-2000M - the GLS-200 series is composed of 3 comparable, yet distinct models: the GLS-2000S (short-range), GLS-2000M (middle-range), and the GLS... Read More - Laser Scanning 132kV...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Mike Fadlevich - Mining Cable Specialist at High Voltage Vulcanizing Pictured: 15kV High Voltage Vulcanized Cable Splice   Further reading ​​345kV HPFF USI Full Stop Joint To Okonite 3500 KCM Cab... Read More - 15kV High Voltage Vu...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Lee Richards : Cable Jointer LV, 11kV, 33kV at Power On Connections Pictured: 11kV Triplex Cable Joint (UKPN) Lee has over 10 years experience working within the electrical profession and currently works for Power On Conne... Read More - 11kV Triplex Cable J...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Lee Richards : Cable Jointer LV, 11kV, 33kV at Power On Connections Pictured: Live Self-Connect Wavecon Service Breech Joint (LV Low Voltage)  T&D asked Lee, what is your preferred method for stripping cable sheath fro... Read More - Live Self-Connect Wa...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Morteza Sobhani (Expert Technical Support & Expert Installation of High Voltage Products) Pictured: Ensto Cold Shrink Termination (24kV Single Core, Armoured & Shielded Cable) Ensto cold shrink technology is used for ca... Read More - Ensto Cold Shrink Te...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Roger Wright - EHV Cable Jointer Pictured: ABB 80kV HVDC Light Cable (D-Link) - Single Core 630sqmm Connector Torque T&D supply ABB Kabeldon joints, terminations and connectors for 11kV, 33kV and 66kV underground and overhea... Read More - ABB 80kV HVDC Light ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Andrew Gebers Electrician at Tshepang Electrical Pictured: 33kV Transition Cable Joint (XLPE PILC) Installed In HV Stepdown Substation Andrew focuses on electrical maintenance and breakdowns of mining machinery in his job role.... Read More - 33kV Transition Cabl...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Danny Williamson - LV/HV Cable Jointer. Pictured: Nexans Euromold Connector Kits Terminating 33kV XLPE Cables Into Siemens HV Switchgear  T&D are Main Distributors for the complete range of Nexans Euromold MV Connectors, Ca... Read More - Nexans Euromold Conn...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Ryan Carlin - Cable Jointer up to 11kV & Electrician at Dragon Infrastructure Solutions Pictured: 11kV Heat Shrink Terminations Connecting MV UKPN Cables To Lucy Switchgear - the 3 single core 11kV cables are pictured ent... Read More - 11kV Heat Shrink Ter...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Dean Page (MD DP Cable Jointing Ltd) Pictured: 11kV Lovink Straight Joint - 185sqmm Triplex EPR Insulated Cable   Lovink manufactured cable joints are approved by UK DNO's, including Western Power Distribution, for ... Read More - 11kV Lovink Straight...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th May, 2016

Image: Stuart Henry : Director/Cable Jointer LV-66KV, 11KV Electrical Fitter at Kyadan Ltd Pictured: Nexans Euromold 33kV Connectors Terminating XLPE Single Core 630sqmm Cable Onto Schneider CBGS (GIS) Switchboard T&D are Main Dis... Read More - Nexans Euromold 33kV...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 3rd May, 2016

T&D are Distributors of the newly launched Solar Belisha Beacon - the latest product to compliment their existing LED Pedestrian Crossing Equipment range. Following over 2 years research and development the Solar Belisha Beacon is the very bes... Read More - Solar Belisha Beacon...

Category:  Electrical Equipment LV


By Chris Dodds on 23rd April, 2016

Image: Stuart Henry Director/Cable Jointer - LV-66KV. 11kV Jointer & Electrical Fitter at Kyadan Limited. Pictured: Tyco Raychem SXSU 33kV Heat Shrink Cable Joint (Single Core 800sqmm). Tyco Raychem SXSU heat shrink cable joi... Read More - Tyco Raychem SXSU 33...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2016

Cable Jointing & Jointer Training Courses. LV MV HV (11kV - 33kV Jointer Courses). Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. Sterling Power Training is a leading UK Cabl... Read More - Cable Jointers &...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2016

          GreyMatters specialise in Earthing System Design for earthing systems 1kV-765kV to meet EN 50522 and and international specifications GreyMatters has been protecting c... Read More - 5 Reasons Why GreyMa...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

Anti-Condensation Heaters for Substations : Kiosk Heaters & Control Enclosure Heaters.  After extensive trials at UK substations over the past two years Drallim Industries Limited are pleased to introduce their Drallim Anti-Cond... Read More - Substations - Anti-C...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

LV1 Introduction to LV Cable Jointing – Single & Three Phase Services Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Joint Training&... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

LV2 LV Polymeric (Wavecon) Main Cable Three Phase Jointing Course Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Joint Training  Durat... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

HV1 - HV & LV Cable Terminations Conversion Course Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Joint Training  Duration - Two d... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

HV3 Polymeric XLPE and/or EPR Cable up to 11kV Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Joint Training  Duration - Five days ... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

HV4 11kV Polymeric to Paper Insulated Lead Covered Steel Wire Armoured Cable Jointing Course Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Jo... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

HV5 33kV Single Core Polymeric XLPE Cable Jointing Course Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Joint Training  Duration - Tw... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

HV6 Lovink LoviSil Silicone Filled Jointing Course Single Core XLPE - EPR Straight Joint. Tyco Cold Applied Cable End Termination. Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

LV3 LV Transition Polymeric (Wavecon) to PILCSTA Main Cable – Three Phase Jointing Course Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2016

LV4 – Polymeric Services to PILCSTA Cable Jointing Course Sterling Power training centre is now closed - for up to date information see Cable Jointer Training Courses. For further reading click here - Cable Joint Training  Duratio... Read More - Jointer Training Cou...

Category:  Cable Jointer Training Courses


By Chris Dodds on 19th April, 2016

Panduit Lock Out Tag Out Lock Out Hazards, Lock In Safety T&D are delighted to host the following up-dated Guest Blog by Sarah Short, Former Social Media Manager at Panduit.  The following article considers The Neccessity Of Lock Ou... Read More - FREE Safety Training...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 15th April, 2016

Image: Nick Ravden - Electrical Supervisor/Authorised Person at TriConnex Limited Pictured: Salisbury 40cal Arc Flash Suit Protection For Safe Electrical Switching, Linking & Fusing T&D together with Salisbury can offer a comp... Read More - Salisbury 40cal Arc ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 15th April, 2016

PADS approval from Network Rail has now been achieved for Furse earthing products including conductors, earth electrodes, inspection pits, earth bars, conductor clips and clamps. These earthing products provide reassured safety solutions for track si... Read More - Furse Earthing Produ...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 31st March, 2016

All Images Courtesy : Jim McDonald : Owner/Live Line Training at Powerline Training Consultants. Jim has worked in the overhead line trade for over 40 years and has been conducting live line training through his own business (Powerline Training Co... Read More - 500kV Live Line Work...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 21st March, 2016

Image: Andy O'Malley IBEW 258 EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer. Andy, the son of Patrick a retired MANWEB Cable Jointer, is following in family foosteps and while the technology has changed the same unbridled passion and professionalism continue. ... Read More - Straightening & ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2016

Image: Maxim Taraskin Senior Field Superintendent – LLC Estralin PS Pictured: 132kV Sudkabel Straight Joint (XLPE Single Core 400sqmm With AWA & Lead Sheath) The high voltage cable is operating 135kV and the cable joint is tested... Read More - 132kV Sudkabel Strai...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2016

Image: Jim Andrews - CCR Contracts Manager Pictured: BS5467 XLPE AWA Single Core Power Cables Glanded (CMP) & Terminated (Cembre) Installed by Gavin Mayhew of Cableco Romans Jim Andrews commented, "CMP cable glands were pr... Read More - BS5467 XLPE AWA Sing...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2016

Image: Ryan Carlin - Cable Jointer up to 11kV (Dragon Infrastructure Solutions) Pictured: 11kV Tyco Cold Shrink Termination (EPR, Copper Wire Screened, Bonded Semi-Con Triplex Cables - WPD Western Power Distribution Spec).  T&D ar... Read More - 11kV Tyco Cold Shrin...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2016

Image: Remus Bidireac - 11/33kV Cable Jointer at Schneider Electric Pictured: Pfisterer Connex Substation Cable Terminations (33kV EPR XLPE Single Core 300sqmm, 400sqmm, 500sqmm) Special thanks to Martin Winterburn and Scott Crowley. Ou... Read More - Pfisterer Connex Sub...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2016

We have featured some Splicing Superstars of the global Cable Jointing industry on T&D's Cables & Lines Blog. Think Nicklin. O'Malley (Father & Son). Barker. Fielder. Brezovsky. Wilson. Doug Page.  Today, we are delight... Read More - Cable Jointing The W...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 16th March, 2016

Jointing is in the O'Malley DNA and from their family photo album we are proud to be able to display the following photographs contributed by Andy O'Malley.  The cable jointing photo's are from the late 1990's and show Andy... Read More - MANWEB - Cable Joint...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image Courtesy: Fredrik Pedersen - HV Cable Jointer / Supervisor Pictured: NKT THV 145kV Non Self Supporting Cable Termination With Busbar Bypass Temporary Cable NKT Joints & Terminations Overview  Self-supporting outdoo... Read More - NKT THV 145kV Non Se...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Morteza Sobhani - Expert Technical Support & Installation High Voltage Products Pictured: Ensto Cold Shrink MV Substation Cable Termination (24kV XLPE Single Core)       Ensto Cold Shrink (MV HV ... Read More - Ensto Cold Shrink MV...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Alaa Al-Suliman - Project Engineer ETP-Iraq Pictured: Pfisterer - 145kV High Voltage XLPE Cable Joint & Termination     T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfisterer range of Medi... Read More - Pfisterer - 145kV Hi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Stuart Duncan - HV/LV Cable Jointer at CableTec Services Pictured: Nexans Euromold Connectors Terminate 33kV Cable Onto Type C Siemens GIS Bushings T&D are Main Distributors for the complete range of Nexans Euromold MV Connector... Read More - Nexans Euromold Conn...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Joseph Deapera - Technical & Commercial Director at Power Projects Contracting Pictured: 132kV Substation Cable Joints (Taihan) - XLPE Single Core 1200sqmm   Further reading ​110kV Oil Filled Taiha... Read More - 132kV Substation Cab...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Pete Thomasson - HV Cable Jointer / Linesman Pictured: 6.6kV 3 Core Cable Breakout Using 3M Scotch Tapes     3M Scotch Tapes used include 3M 33+ Vinyl, 3M 2228 Mastic Tape and 3M 2229 Mastic Seal. The cable jointe... Read More - 6.6kV 3 Core Cable B...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Joseph Deapera - Technical & Commercial Director at Power Projects Contracting Pictured: 115kV Taihan Electric Extra High Voltage XLPE Cable Joints     Further reading​ ​110kV Oil F... Read More - 115kV Taihan Electri...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Ibrahim Tunca - Sales Manager at ASTOR Transformer Pictured: ASTOR Power Transformer 100 MVA 154kV-33.6kV OLTC Energised Transformer ASTOR manufacture power and distribution transformers between 5 MVA-150 MVA, 36kW-220kW. ... Read More - ASTOR Power Transfor...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2016

Image: Stuart Duncan-  HV/LV Cable Jointer at CableTec Services Pictured: Cooper Connectors Terminating 33kV Cable Onto Interface E Bushings (Shunt Reactor)  The Cooper Tee Connectors are rated at 400A 36kV.   F... Read More - Cooper Connectors Te...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th March, 2016

T&D are Main Distributors for the Lucy Zodion range of Pre-Wired Power Distribution Feeder Pillars. T&D working with the Lucy Zodion Design Office use 3D CAD and electrical design software to facilitate a fast design service to tender... Read More - Lucy Zodion - Pre-Wi...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 10th March, 2016

  Vizion Central Management System (CMS) is an innovative street lighting management system from Lucy Zodion that gives the client complete control over their entire street lighting network, wherever, whenever, enabling energy-saving and ... Read More - Lucy Zodion Vizion C...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 9th March, 2016

T&D are Distributors for Ellis Patents, the world-leading UK manufacturer of cable cleats in stainless steel, aluminium and nylon for retaining, supporting and cleating LV-HV power cables ; this includes 11kV-33kV medium voltage (MV) cables capab... Read More - Stainless Steel Cabl...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 8th March, 2016

Gas Detection In High Voltage Substations, Switchgear & Cable Chambers.  Crowcon Gas Detectors. The Rise, Risks & Safe Detection Of SF6 Gas. 50 years ago ABB pioneered GIS technology. Gas insulated high voltage switchgear (GI... Read More - SF6 Gas Detection Fo...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 29th February, 2016

Drill pipe float valves, or non-return valves, are downhole safety valves that create barriers to prevent unwanted flow of fluids up the drill string. The float valve locks down the flow of fluids while the crew at the rigfloor is making or breaki... Read More - 7 Types of Drill Pip...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 25th February, 2016

Cable : Nexans USA (XLPE 300kV) Cable Termination : Pfisterer Connex  Cable Jointer : Andy O'Malley (Allteck Power Line Contractors) Nexans 300kV cable (220kV circuit voltage) is shown prepared for termination using Pfisterer... Read More - Pfisterer Connex 6S ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th February, 2016

All Images Courtesy : Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer).  In a previous Guest Blog Andrew taught us the theoretical formula and then demonstrated the practical skill required in calculating and installing premoulded sleeves when... Read More - Masterclass : Pirell...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th February, 2016

FurseWELD exothermic welding is a cost efficient method of achieving high quality electrical connections. FurseWELD is a simple, self-contained exothermic welding system that uses the high temperature reaction of powdered copper oxide and aluminiu... Read More - FurseWELD Exothermic...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd February, 2016

The construction of new power plants and the growing demand for renewable energy sources has increased the need to expand and/or convert networks into transformer substations or onto overhead line towers. As a key player in the energy industry, Ne... Read More - Nexans Cable Leads K...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 23rd February, 2016

"Teaching apprentices where and how they should spike or spear a splice to save all the cables for rebuilding a splice or just changing out the lead sleeve."  John McGaughan, Cable Systems Operations Specialist at TECO. See a... Read More - Spiking & Speari...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 22nd February, 2016

            Cable Fault Location On Low, Medium & High Voltage Cable Networks by Baur Baur cable fault locators, cable sheath testers and cable/phase identification systems cover the entire ... Read More - Cable Fault Location...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 22nd February, 2016

            Cable Fault Location On Low, Medium & High Voltage Cable Networks by Baur Baur cable fault locators, cable sheath testers and cable/phase identification systems cover the entire ... Read More - Cable Fault Location...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 22nd February, 2016

            Cable Fault Location On Low, Medium & High Voltage Cable Networks by Baur Baur cable fault locators, cable sheath testers and cable/phase identification systems cover the entire ... Read More - Cable Fault Location...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Who Are Cresatech? Cresatech focus is on developing low-cost technologies for ubiquitous rollout across the network, with a rapid return on investment. Cresatech is working with power transmission and distribution companies in the U.S.A. an... Read More - Cresatech - Products...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

The Issues Caused By Metal Infrastructure Theft Grounding infrastructure theft causes major service and continuity issues as well as safety issues on substations. To truly mitigate these problems with 24 hour human intervention is costly and requi... Read More - Mitigating Risks Cau...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Products & Services For Power Utility Networks The Cresatech CuTS system for monitoring copper grounded and earthed site infrastructure is designed to monitor changes to the system that occur when cut, damaged or degraded.  Th... Read More - Cresatech ZS CuTs Co...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Cresatech CuTS - Monitoring Larger Sites Such As Substations  The Cresatech CuTS system is installed to monitor metallic infrastructure and look for changes due to cutting/removal, degradation and damage. The system is powered by site bat... Read More - Cresatech ZM CuTs Co...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

All Images Courtesy : Jim McDonald : Owner/Live Line Training at Powerline Training Consultants Jim has worked in the overhead line trade for over 40 years and has been conducting live line training through his own business (Powerline Training Con... Read More - 500kV Overhead Line ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Alroc EV/NPT cable jointing tools enable the jointer to spread the tabs on PE outer sheath cables with glued aluminium screen shield (including Silec C33-226 Popy and Nikol type medium voltage cables), without damaging the aluminium sc... Read More - Alroc EV/NPT - Cable...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : 145kV Pfisterer Cable Joint Image Courtesy : CB Jointing Installed by Chris Barker (EHV Cable Jointer)   T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfisterer range of Medium Voltage Power Products including... Read More - 145kV Pfisterer Cabl...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : 110kV Oil-Filled 800sqmm BICC Cable To 1000sqmm Taihan Cable Using Taihan EHV Cable Joints. HV Cable Jointer : Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia). Taihan develop and mnufacture the highest-quality product... Read More - 110kV Oil Filled Tai...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : Ensto Cold Shrink Cable Terminations installed in preference to heat shrink terminations due to limited working space in high voltage electrical panels. Location : Roodaki Substation, Tehran, Iran. Image via : Morteza Sobhani (E... Read More - 20kV Ensto Cold Shri...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : 132kV Tyco Cable Joint EHV. Installed by EHV Cable Jointer : Hayden Smith (HJS Cable Jointing Ltd).   132kV Cable Jointing Bay With Tyco EHV Cable Joints   Cable Jointers Tents "The red tex... Read More - 132kV Tyco Raychem E...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : Type Testing Mosdorfer CCL medium voltage heat shrink cable joints in KIT Germany. Dual wall heat shrink tubes are used to rebuild the cable insulation with built-in stress control. Image : Ahmad Haidar (Cable Accessories Consul... Read More - Mosdorfer CCL High V...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : 66kV Cable Jointer Using Alroc Stripping Tools To Remove XLPE Insulation.  The underground high voltage power cables protected by Class 1 cable duct are being stripped and prepared prior to terminating into 66kV substation swi... Read More - 66kV High Voltage Ca...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : 110kV Prysmian Plug-In Cable Termination For SF6 Gas Insulated Switchgear Image : Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia) T&D are distributors for Prysmian Cable Components which includes their range of Bicon c... Read More - 110kV Prysmian Plug-...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : EHV Cable Jointer Installing Pfisterer Connex Size 5s Inner Cone Plug Cable Termination (132kV).  Image Courtesy : Dean Wilson (Owner Director at D.C. Cable Jointing Ltd) T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for th... Read More - Pfisterer Inner Cone...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Pictured : 132kV Pfisterer Straight Joint Coupled With Pfisterer Connex Size 6 Plugs Image Courtesy : Richard Mason (EHV Cable Jointer) - Global Cabling Services Ltd. Richard Mason is a leading name in the UK EHV Cable Jointing industry - ... Read More - 132kV EHV Gas Filled...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2016

Joint : 400kV Prysmian Extended Ferrule Straight Joint. Location : Regents Canal Shoreditch East London UK. Cable Jointer : Steve Fielder. The EHV cable jointers on this installation were Steve Fielder and Matt Taffs while the fluid fitters ... Read More - Masterclass - 400kV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 17th February, 2016

              Cable Labels Silver Fox, the UK manufacturer of cable labels, have just launched a new updated range of thermal starter pack - the Fox-In-A-Box Labelling kit. T&D are Mai... Read More - Silver Fox : Fox in ...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 17th February, 2016

​     From a LinkedIn Pulse by Simon Watson (EngTech MIMechE, MITP) - Roxtec Market Manager.       T&D are UK Distributors for Roxtec, the market leading manufacturers of Cab... Read More - Roxtec Cable & P...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 16th February, 2016

We received a surprising email today from Douglas Page. Doug would not admit it but he is an acknowledged expert in the installation, jointing and terminating of EHV cables. Yes, you are Doug.   The email read "a bunch of questions... Read More - What Is Electrical S...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th February, 2016

Image: Johnny Chan - Marketing Executive at Yangzhou Power Electric Co.,Ltd Pictured: 800kV Water Termination System For 500kV XLPE Cable Testing   Further reading World First : EHV 1,100kV GIS Tested By Standard L... Read More - 800kV Water Terminat...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th February, 2016

      Roxtec UG Solutions - Cable Duct Seals For Underground Applications Roxtec UG forms part of the range of cable duct seals from Roxtec and is designed for sealing cable ducts and entries in underground applications - t... Read More - Video : Roxtec UG - ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 9th February, 2016

Sealing Cables. Reliable Cable & Pipe Sealing In The Rail Industry. The ingress, migration, spread and attack of water, gas, fire, smoke, rodents, dust and EMI are the main risks associated with cable and pipe service penetrations on rail ... Read More - Roxtec Sealing Cable...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 9th February, 2016

Image: Peter Winters - Director, Winters Electrical Group. Winters Electrical Group are an Australian electrical contracting business with 30 years experience in the design and installation of Solar and Renewable Energy Systems, Battery ... Read More - Off-Grid 300kWh Syst...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By Chris Dodds on 9th February, 2016

    Roxtec Cable Transits White Paper : Humidity Effects in Substations By EA Technology (Download foot of page) Author Tony Byrne, January 2013 Consequences For The Technical Specification of Cable Sealing Systems Ro... Read More - White Paper : Humidi...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 8th February, 2016

Image: Darren Street Cable Jointer at D+R Jointing Services Ltd Pictured: Pfisterer Connex Cable Plugs Terminating XLPE Cable Into 11kV/33kV Transformer - the Connex cable terminations are shown connecting 33kV single core 500sqmm cables into... Read More - Pfisterer Connex Cab...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 8th February, 2016

Emtelle are market leaders in the manufacture of telecommunication and power cable duct systems in PVC-U and PE for the protection of LV-HV underground power and telecom cables. Emtelle are very proud of their recent involvement in the Londo... Read More - Emtelle Fibre & ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

By Chris Barker (EHV Jointer). ABB 132kV Cable Terminations. Before we start, let us establish Chris Barker is an international class EHV Jointer conversant with the skills and techniques required for the safe jointing and terminating of cables... Read More - Masterclass - 132kV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Darren Street - Cable Jointer at D+R Jointing Services Ltd. Pictured: 4 Core Waveform LV Cable Terminations Into Schneider Feeder Pillar.   Further reading Jointing Masterclass - Waveform Mains & Hybrid S... Read More - 4 Core Waveform LV C...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Darren Street Cable Jointer at D+R Jointing Services Ltd. Pictured: Nexans Euromold Cable Connectors Terminating 11kV Cables Into Siemens NXPLUS Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS).   Further reading 4 Core Waveform L... Read More - Nexans Euromold Cabl...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Stephen Savage - EHV Cable Jointer at OCU Ltd. Pictured: 132kV Cross Bonded Sudkabel Cable Joints.   Further reading Sudkabel Cable Termination 115kV (GIS) With Oil Filled Terminations Installing 132kV Pry... Read More - 132kV Cross Bonded S...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Stephen Savage - EHV Cable Jointer at OCU Ltd. Pictured: Nexans Euromold Connectors 440TB Interface C (11kV/33kV). T&D are Main Distributors for the complete range of Nexans Euromold Connectors, Joints and Terminations for mediu... Read More - Nexans Euromold Conn...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Remus Bidireac - 11/33kV Cable Jointer at Schneider Electric. Pictured: Nexans Euromold T Bolt Cable Termination Connectors (11kV XLPE CTS AWA Cables) - cable terminations shown connected to Schneider Electric switchgear (SF6 Gas Insul... Read More - Nexans Euromold T Bo...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Darren Street Cable Jointer at D+R Jointing Services Ltd. Pictured: 11kV Raychem Heat Shrink Cable Terminations Connecting Single Core XLPE AWA BS6622 Cables. Darren Street has worked for D + R Jointing for 14 years progressing from... Read More - 11kV Raychem Heat Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Scott Atkins - Sr. Cable Splicer at Georgia Power Company. Pictured: MV Transition Cable Splice In Manhole (300 MCM PILC To 350 MCM EPR). The stress relief mastic is used as an oil stop in this Raychem cable splice - it is... Read More - MV Raychem Transitio...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Pete Thomasson - HV Cable Jointer / Linesman. Pictured: 3M QTIII Cold Shrink Cable Terminations (33kV/6.6kV Step-Down - XLPE Single). T&D stock an extensive range of 11kV-33kV 3M Cold Shrink Joints & Terminations for the joi... Read More - 3M QTIII Cold Shrink...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Steve Amos HV/MV Jointer & Supervisor at RJ Power Ltd. Pictured: 11kV Tyco Coldshrink Triplex Cable Termination (WPD Specification) To G59 Bushings - the Tyco cable terminations are shown terminating the 11kV XLPE insulated ca... Read More - 11kV Tyco Coldshrink...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2016

Image: Jeremy Hunt - HV & LV Engineering at Inter-Lect (UK) Ltd. Pictured: 33kV Euromold (Nexans) Connectors Terminating XLPE Cables Into Siemens Switchgear - the 33kV XLPE power cable was prepared using Boddingtons Cable J... Read More - 33kV Euromold (Nexan...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th February, 2016

Image : John Penny Cable Jointer / Director at CableTec Services (SPEN & SSE Authorisations from LV up to 400kV). CableTec Services are experienced in all aspects of 11kV and 33kV cable jointing, terminating and medium voltage installatio... Read More - 11kV Trifurcating Tr...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 2nd February, 2016

What’s a Partial Discharge? A Partial Discharge (PD) is an electrical discharge or spark that bridges a small portion of the insulation between two conducting electrodes. PD can occur at any point in the insulation system, where the elect... Read More - Video Tutorial Mast...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 2nd February, 2016

  11kV Triplex Terminations & Cable Joints    1TIS-12TX-B 11kV 95-185sqmm Termination   £122.92 set of 3  1TIS-12TX-C 11kV 300sqmm Termination   £138.69... Read More - 2017 Price List - NE...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 1st February, 2016

EA Technology are hosting the OHLEx 2016 - Overhead Power Line and Working at Height exhibition on the 8th June 2016 at Chester Racecourse. The Overhead Power Line and Working at Height Exhibition and Safety Expo is a free event which is a mu... Read More - OHLEx Overhead Lines...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 29th January, 2016

3M have developed a range of EHV transmission and distribution cable joints for repairing damaged or extending existing underground high voltage cables. 3M Cold Shrink cable joints are designed to fit a universal cable and can be kitted speci... Read More - 145kV 3M Cold Shrink...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 29th January, 2016

Socomore Clean & Lubricate Cables - LV HV Power, Fibre, Telecom. T&D stock and distribute Socomore (formerly PT Technologies) Water-Based & Solvent Cleaners, Cable Lubricants & Antibacterial Wipes for low voltage (LV) and high volt... Read More - Video Blog - Socomor...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 29th January, 2016

Abtech have developed an Ex-rated medium voltage terminal designed to simplify the connection of 4.4kV to 6.6kV electrical supplies within hazardous area zones in the oil, gas and petrochem industry.  This component certified terminal allows ... Read More - Abtech Medium Voltag...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 29th January, 2016

The following article by Littelfuse is a timely reminder to electricians and managers of industrial facilities and large commercial buildings of the hazards associated with working around electrical equipment that has been exposed to flood water, and... Read More - Recommendations for ...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 28th January, 2016

Centriforce Tapetile and Stokbord underground cable protection tiles and covers are the market leading, heavy duty utility protection system for protecting underground cable and pipes - this includes low voltage, medium voltage and high voltage power... Read More - Centriforce Tapetile...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 28th January, 2016

Image: John Penny Cable Jointer / Director at CableTec Services Pictured: Raychem 11kV Cold Shrink Resin-Filled Transition Straight Joint (XLPE PILC).    Raychem cable joints are shown jointing modern technology polymeric in... Read More - Raychem 11kV Cold Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th January, 2016

Image: Corey Caulfield Director/Cable Jointer -  HV Connect Pty Ltd Pictured: 33kV Raychem Heat Shrink Cable Terminations (Single Core XLPE - 4 Per Phase) The cable screens are "dropped-put" out of the cable box to perm... Read More - 33kV Raychem Heat Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th January, 2016

Image: Jim Andrews - Cableco Romans  Pictured: Cembre Crimp Lugs & CMP Cable Glands Terminating LV Single Core XLPE/AWA Cables. The BS6724 XLPE insulated single core cables with LSF (low smoke fume) outer sheath and 630sqmm stra... Read More - Cembre Crimp Lugs &a...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th January, 2016

Image: Craig Kilkenny - EHV Cable Jointer / Fitter Pictured: 33/36kV Raychem Oil Barrier Heat Shrink Termination Connects XLPE Cables Into VSLP9 Type Switchgear Comments from fellow cable jointers: Jimmy Nicklin: "Nice... Read More - 33/36kV Raychem Oil ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th January, 2016

Image: Darren Street  - Cable Jointer at D+R Jointing Services Ltd Pictured: Faulted 33kV Single Core Cable Joint Installed By Untrained Electrician Please note: Darren Street is not responsible for the installation of this cable... Read More - Faulted 33kV Single ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th January, 2016

    T&D are the leading UK specialist distributor of Cable Pulling & Cable Laying Equipment to the electrical power industry. This is a demonstration of Socomore Techlube HD used as a high voltage cable lubricant during... Read More - Video : Demonstratio...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 26th January, 2016

Today’s world of modern, intelligent and complex buildings demand the highest safety performance from their electrical cables and cable accessories. Traditional BS5467 low voltage power cable is constructed with PVC sheathing - in the event ... Read More - The Case For Low Smo...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 25th January, 2016

Silver Fox Network Rail and LUL Approved Cable & Wire Labels T&D are Main Distributors for Silver Fox, the UK leading manufacturer of Wire & Cable Labelling Systems for the identification of Electrical, Instrumentation, Sec... Read More - Silver Fox - Rail Ca...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2016

Image: Ricardo Heron (Utilities Professional) Pictured: Installing Bank Of Medium Voltage Westinghouse Regulators To Overhead Line   Further reading Masterclass : 110kV Cable Preparation & Termination Using... Read More - Installing Bank Of M...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2016

Image: Cengiz Karasu - Chief Jointer Supervisior (Mass Cable) Pictured: 154kV XLPE Cable Joints Pfisterer T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists for the Pfisterer range of Medium Voltage Power Products including Connex Plug... Read More - 154kV XLPE Pfisterer...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2016

Image: Phil Elliott Chief Executive Officer at Cuthbert Stewart Ltd Pictured: Nexans AFN 33kV Substation Cable Termination With GPH Mechanical Shearbolt Lugs Kristof Rottiers (Technical Manager at Australmold a Nexans company)&nb... Read More - Nexans AFN 33kV Subs...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2016

Geoffrey Cao (VP Global Operations - Energy Business) has kindly contributed the following Guest Blog emphasising the requirement for reliable high voltage electricity distribution and supporting cable accessories. The article explains the success... Read More - G&W Electric 220...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2016

                  T&D are the UK's largest stockist and supplier of the CATU Electrical Safety Equipment, protecting cable jointers, lineman, electrical engineers and sub... Read More - CATU C'Diag The Awar...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 21st January, 2016

Croydon Cable Tunnel Project by nkt. 400kV Cable Installation & Cable Jointing. This nkt Video covers key project aspects including cable transportation of 1150m 400kV cable drums by cable drum trailer and the mechanised cable pulling down ... Read More - Video : nkt 400kV Ca...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st January, 2016

Image Courtesy : Andrew Gebers (Tshepang Electrical - Johannesburg Area, South Africa) Pictured : 11kV 185sqmm 3 Core XLPE to 11kV 35sqmm 3 Core PILC Transition Joint.   Futher reading 33kV Raychem Heat Shrink Termina... Read More - 11kV Cable Jointing ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st January, 2016

    Image: John Penny Cable Jointer / Director at CableTec Services  Pictured: Pfisterer Connex Plugs Terminating 33kV XLPE Cables Into Toshiba GIS Shunt Reactor  T&D are Main Distributors & Stockists ... Read More - Pfisterer Connex Plu...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2016

We are highly privileged and grateful to Andrew Brezovszky ((EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia)) for contributing again to our PhotoBlog.  The following sequence of site photographs and commentary provided by Andrew details the... Read More - Masterclass : 110kV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2016

T&D are frequently asked to provide advice and training recommendations to ambitious cable jointers intending to up-skill from MV-HV (6.6kV, 11kV, 33kV) to EHV transmission and distribution voltage levels (typically 132kV, 230kV, 400kV). So, w... Read More - Upskilling To EHV - ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th January, 2016

T&D International are the UK distributor for SPS Rail Cable Joints which were originally developed for London Underground Ltd (LUL) and are now specified throughout the global rail industry. This range includes zero halogen heat shrink ca... Read More - Video Training - Joi...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 14th January, 2016

Socomore PF-BR Bitumen Remover Wipes Socomore PF-BR are extra large, heavily saturated electrical cleaning wipes specifically designed for the bitumen removal process during low, medium and high voltage electrical operations. Bitumen removal wi... Read More - Video : How To Remov...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th January, 2016

Cable Cleaning. Socomore PF-BR Bitumen Remover Wipes. Socomore ( formerly PT Technologies) bitumen removal wipes for cables (subsea and submarine), umbilicals and subsea electrical equipment including cable rollers and ROV's - used by ... Read More - Video : How To Remov...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th January, 2016

Image: John Penny Cable Jointer / Director at CableTec Services Pictured: 11kV Cold Applied Tyco Transition Straight Joint - despite the typical muddy cable trench conditions note the careful attention to cable cleanliness achieved by th... Read More - 11kV Cold Applied Ty...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 8th January, 2016

Oil & Gas UK recently revealed that North Sea costs for decommissioning are expected to rise to £35 billion in the next 25 years. The following infographic guide by Claxton Engineering provides all the key details from the report and loo... Read More - Well Abandonment - A...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 8th January, 2016

Cable socks, sometimes called cable stockings or cable grips provide an efficient method of supporting cables for pulling and laying into open-trench or duct. Cable socks are re-usable tools (subject to inspection before re-use) and are not confin... Read More - Cable Socks - Techni...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

T&D are proud to present a Guest Article from EA Technology's Neil Davies and Paul Blackmore on the importance of assessing the condition of HV cables to reduce network risk which can significantly impact performance. Of all the major asse... Read More - Condition Assessment...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Fredrik Pedersen - HV Cable Jointer / Supervisor at OTERA RATEL. Pictured: 130kV EHV XLPE Cable Pencilled Using Hivotec Peeling Tool.    NKT Cable Joints & Cable Terminations Overview  • S... Read More - 130kV EHV XLPE Cable...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: David Young - HV/EHV Cable Jointer at Balfour Beatty Utilities. Pictured: 275kV Fluid Filled Straight Cable Joints.   Further reading  275kV Fluid Filled Cable Cut And Capped After The Cable Pull  ... Read More - 275kV Fluid Filled S...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Steve Fielder - HV/EHV Cable Jointer. Pictured: 110kV G&W Cable Termination - HPFF High Pressure Fluid Filled "It's a 110kV G&W cable termination, the system is high pressure fluid filled and the cables run ins... Read More - 110kV G&W Cable ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Fredrik Pedersen - HV Cable Jointer / Supervisor at OTERA RATEL. Pictured: 130kV Ericsson (NKT) Transition Cable Joint (EHV).    NKT Joints & Terminations Overview  Self-supporting outdoor c... Read More - 130kV Ericsson (NKT)...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Barrie Gray (High Voltage Electrical Fitter). Pictured: 33kV 4000amp Fully Insulated Duresca Busbar System On Dudgion Offshore Platform. The cables that come from the turbine array strings are routed into the 33kV panelboard. The... Read More - 33kV 4000amp Fully I...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Danny Williamson - LV/HV Cable Jointer. Pictured: 11kV Cooper Connectors Terminating MV Power Cables Onto GBE Transformer. Cooper Power Connectors - MV-HV Specifiers Guide 5kV-35kV     Further reading 3... Read More - 11kV Cooper Connecto...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Richard Huston - High Voltage Cable Splicer at IBEW Local 17. Pictured: 345kV HPFF USI Full Stop Joint To Okonite 3500 KCM Cable. Richard Huston has 14 years experience of high voltage cable splicing/jointing up to 345kV. &nb... Read More - 345kV HPFF USI Full ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Andrew Brezovszky EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia. Pictured: Tyco Raychem Heat Shrink Pole Termination On 33kV LAT Cable With Pothead Earths. 33kV LAT cable 1000sqmm aluminium conductor terminated outdoor using Tyco/Raychem h... Read More - Tyco Raychem Heat Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th January, 2016

Image: Euan Palmer - EHV Cable Jointer (Grade 4) at Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Ltd. Pictured: 11kV Heat Shrink Straight Transition Cable Joints (XLPE PILC Single Core 630sqmm). Tyco Raychem heat shrink cable joints used to achieve a ... Read More - 11kV Tyco Heat Shrin...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th January, 2016

Ellis Patents Cable Cleats. T&D are distributors for Ellis Patents the UK based, world-leading manufacturer of cable cleats. The "Black Book" written by Ellis Patents is the definitive guide to the specification and installation o... Read More - Cable Cleats - The E...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 5th January, 2016

T&D are proud to present a new Guest Article from EA Technology's Neil Davies and Paul Blackmore on how to extend the life of assets using condition monitoring. Extending Asset Life With Condition Monitoring  To understand how to d... Read More - Extending Asset Life...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 15th December, 2015

HV High Voltage Cable Repairs. The featured video from ATI details the processes involved with cable splicing and jointing a flexible 25kV portable substation cable. The mining facility had high voltage cables vandalised and stolen leaving... Read More - Video Tutorial - Fle...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 15th December, 2015

Watch how BP built their Glen Lyon Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in this time-lapse video. The state-of-the-art FPSO will eventually make a journey across the world to work on the £3billion Quad 204 redevelopment p... Read More - Watch BP Build An FP...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 14th December, 2015

Images : Euan Palmer (EHV Cable Jointer (Grade 4) at Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Ltd). Cable Jointers : Euan Palmer, Alex Hope, David Barnes. Founded in 1909, Balfour Beatty plc are a leading international infrastructure group with ov... Read More - Nexans Euromold 11kV...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th December, 2015

Via Transmission & Distribution World magazine and video sponsor Burns & McDonnell we present a new video series showing a medium voltage cable replacement project at Meritex Caves in Kansas USA. The participating utility is Kansas City Power... Read More - VIDEO BLOG: Learn Ho...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 10th December, 2015

Image: John Penny (Cable Jointer / Director at Cabletec Services) John Penny is an HV cable jointer and co-owner of Cabletec Services with over 21 years experience in the LV-HV power industry. Working primarily within SPEN networks bo... Read More - Pfisterer Connex Inn...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 10th December, 2015

Image: Simon Chapman (Cable Jointer Balfour Beatty plc) Pictured: 132kV Oil Sealing End Repair Further reading 132kV Prysmian Oil Filled Stop Joint & 132kV Straight Joint 33kV Ericsson Medium Voltage Cable Joint - Oil Fi... Read More - 132kV Oil Sealing En...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th December, 2015

In response to a question posed on Voltimum, the leading electrical industry portal, Nexans provided the following answer about the maximum 11kV cable pulling distances between manholes. T&D, the UK's leading Cable Pulling & Laying Equ... Read More - What Is The Maximum ...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 3rd December, 2015

Image Courtesy : Dean Hughes (Cable Jointer - Freedom Group) Pictured : 3M Cold Shrink 11kV Terminations - the termination kits supplied under contract by Sicame UK to UK DNO, Scottish Power Energy Networks, are manufactured by 3M. The 11kV ter... Read More - Terminating 11kV Cab...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 3rd December, 2015

Hazardous Area Heating. Infra-Red Heaters. ATEX Certified.         Manufacturer : Star Progetti Scope : T&D have supplied Star Progetti EHSAFE2000 ATEX certified infra-red (IR) heaters to Intergen providin... Read More - Using Infra-Red (IR)...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 2nd December, 2015

Image: Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia) Pictured: Temporary Caps Wiped On 110kV 1600sqmm Copper Corrugated XLPE Cable Further reading 33kV XLPE Lat Structure MV Cable Termination Using Raychem Hea... Read More - Temporary Caps Wiped...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 2nd December, 2015

Image: David Young HV/EHV Cable Jointer at Balfour Beatty Utilities. Pictured: 275kV Fluid Filled Cable Cut & Capped After The Cable Pull More EHV Jointing by David Young :  275kV Fluid Filled Straight Cable Joint... Read More - 275kV Fluid Filled C...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 2nd December, 2015

                Manufacturer : Ellis Patents Scope : Supply Ellis Patents Pegasus cable hangers to support 75mm cable diameters routed through rail tunnel. Ellis Patents cable hangers... Read More - Ellis Patents Pegasu...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 2nd December, 2015

Image Courtesy : Jim Andrews (CCR Contracts Manager) Project : Airedale International Scope : CCR pulled, cleated and terminated several kilometres of LV 4 Core 300sqmm XLPE SWA cables. The 200 metre armoured cable runs located inside a... Read More - Perfecting Complex L...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 25th November, 2015

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment A Member of the ABB Group The oil and gas industry depends on the specification and installation of safe and reliable products to minimise risk and safeguard the safety and security of both plant and personne... Read More - Thomas & Betts :...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 25th November, 2015

        Manufacturer : Centriforce Scope : Supply of 2,000m of Centriforce Stokbord cable covers - the cable covers each measuring 244mm x 12mm are installed to provide heavy duty, high impact, underg... Read More - Centriforce Stokbord...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 25th November, 2015

    Manufacturer : Pfisterer Client : EDF Energy Scope : Supply of Pfisterer Sicon Shearbolt 332 605 010 mechanical cable lugs for terminating cables at Heysham 1 Power Station.  Pfisterer Sicon mechanical shearbolt lugs... Read More - Pfisterer Sicon Cabl...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 25th November, 2015

        Manufacturer : CSD Sealing Systems Scope : Supply of 150mm CSD RISE duct sealing kits for water/gas use at the Ross Priory Hydro Turbine project. 50 off CSD RISE cable duct seals were delivered from stock fo... Read More - CSD Rise Duct Sealin...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 25th November, 2015

                Manufacturer : CATU Scope : Supply of CATU Insulating Gloves for Class 4 (up to 36kV) voltage protection. Client : Siemens Country : United Kingdom Secto... Read More - CATU Insulating Glov...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 24th November, 2015

Nexans submarine power cables (6kV-525kV) are used to link islands, between platforms, submarine installations, across fjords and over the sea for hundreds of kilometres. High quality and reliability are an extremely important design criteria for ... Read More - Video : Nexans High ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 24th November, 2015

Launch of Nexans Euromold 480TB Connector.   New Interface C Separable Tee Shape Connector (Bolted Type). Nexans, the European market leading manufacturers of separable connectors and epoxy bushings, are pleased to announce the commer... Read More - Nexans Euromold 480T...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 23rd November, 2015

Marechal Ex Multipin Connectors – Rugged & Easy To Use For Hazardous Areas (ATEX). Onshore & Offshore Power, Signal & Data Transmission.     The following Guest Blog was provided by Stephen Thackray, UK Cou... Read More - Marechal Ex Multipin...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 20th November, 2015

Accidents are expensive: but is it safety, or housekeeping that will make the change? Slips, trips and falls account for 25% of workplace liability accidents (HSENI Annual Report), while 95% of major slips and trips result in broken bones, and the... Read More - Slips, Trips & F...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 20th November, 2015

High Voltage Electrical Equipment. Brass wiping glands are used to gland and mechanically earth the lead sheath (Pb) on medium-high voltage power cables.  Brass wiping cones or wiping glands are earth glands used to plumb lead sheath cable... Read More - Brass Wiping Cable G...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 19th November, 2015

Cable Laying & Cable Pulling Equipment. A few words from Andrew Hetherington (MD of SEB International), the global market-leading manufacturer of Cable Laying Equipment, about the amazing SEB and T&D success story. “SEB Internatio... Read More - A Made In GB Success...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th November, 2015

                Manufacturer : Ellis Patents Scope : Supply of 1,700 Ellis Patents Flexistrap stainless steel cable straps to support offshore power cables for the Bolette Dolphin Ult... Read More - Ellis Patents Flexis...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 19th November, 2015

                  Manufacturer : Ellis Patents Scope : Supply of Ellis Patents Emperor cable cleats for 132kV power cables, approved for use within UK Power Networks (UKPN). ... Read More - Ellis Patents Empero...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2015

Ellis Patents Phoenix Cable Cleats The Ellis Patents Phoenix range of fire proof cable clamps are specifically designed for the installation and support of Fire Protection (FP) rated cables. Manufactured by Ellis Patents from Type 316L stainle... Read More - Fire Proof, Corrosio...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2015

Selecting the correct Fire Resistant Cable is an area of increasing public and legislative concern and therefore of increasing interest to electrical specification and design engineers. There have been major advances in the fire performance of cab... Read More - Fire Resistant Cable...

Category:  Prysmian FP Cables


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2015

T&D distribute fireproof cable joints for fire resistant armoured (SWA) power cable to British Standard BS6387 and BS7846. The BS7846 British Standard enhanced fire cable is specified for fire alarms and emergency lighting in both indoor and... Read More - Fireproof Cable Join...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2015

    Manufacturer : Denso Scope : Supply of 500kg of Denso 16A mastic cable duct seals for next day delivery used to provide effective protection against water ingress and gas migration through cable ducts into electricity... Read More - Denso 16A Mastic Cab...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2015

        Manufacturer : Centriforce Scope : Supply of 1,450 SSE custom printed Centriforce Stokbord cable covers - the cable covers each measuring 244mm x 12mm and embossed with SSE logo and text are instal... Read More - Centriforce Stokbord...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2015

          Manufacturer : SPS - Shrink Polymer Systems Scope : Supply of Shrink Polymer Systems straight cable jointing 11kV kits, heat shrink terminations and cable cleats for 11kV overhead line diversion fr... Read More - Shrink Polymer Syste...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 17th November, 2015

Special thanks to Emma Taylor (Sales & Marketing at Nexans UK) for contributing the following article. Nexans manufacture an extensive range of slip-on, cold-shrinkable and heat-shrinkable cable terminations and joints, 11kV-33kV. In t... Read More - Nexans GPH 33kV Medi...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th November, 2015

  Electrical Insulating & Transformer Oil BP Energol JS-A (BS148) Transformer Oil   BP Energol JS-A is an electrical insulating oil for transformers, switchgear and circuit breakers. BP Energol oil is a pure minera... Read More - BP Energol Insulatin...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th November, 2015

Alroc Cable Tools. High Voltage Cable Preparation Tools. T&D have supplied Saudi Electricity Company via their local agent with several Alroc Cable Jointing Tool Sets - the order included 6 off 8YRO-ALROCAN, a high voltage cable preparati... Read More - Alroc Cable Tools - ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th November, 2015

Cembre HT131-C Hydraulic Crimping Tool is the industry standard crimping tool for compressing 10-400sqmm cable lugs and splices. Manufactured by Cembre, a world-leading manufacturer of electrical connectors and tooling for low and high voltage cab... Read More - Cembre HT131-C Crimp...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 17th November, 2015

11kV Heat Shrink Cable Terminations When terminating high voltage power cables at 11kV and 33kV, heat shrink termination kits continue to be the most installed type of cable termination technology. However, it is essential that the HV cable joi... Read More - 11kV Heat Shrink Ter...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th November, 2015

      Manufacturer : Filoform (formerly ISP Cable Joints) Scope : Supply 330 off Filoform low voltage resin cable joints for XLPE SWA armoured cables. The electrical materials contract also included approximately 10... Read More - Filoform Cable Joint...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 16th November, 2015

  A new Guest Blog from Michelle Michaelson (Silver Fox Operations Director). Silver Fox are market leading manufacturers of Cable Labelling solutions worldwide. Cables and wires must be contained and correctly labelled - safely. Whe... Read More - How to Label Cables ...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 16th November, 2015

Today, in Part 1 of a 2 part series covering Cable Laying, T&D look at the preparation for cable pulling when installing cables into ducts. In Part 2, T&D discuss the requirements for cable pulling and laying into trench. &nbs... Read More - Cable Laying & P...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 16th November, 2015

In Part 2 of our series of articles about Cable Laying, we look at the equipment and process requirements for laying a cable in an open trench.   In Part 1 we covered the installation of LV-HV cables into duct. Open trench cable layin... Read More - Cable Laying & P...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 16th November, 2015

Image : Steve Fielder HV/EHV Cable Jointer Pictured : 138kV HPPT - High Pressure Pipe Type. Connectors are screened and paper taping ready to start. One of three cables - pin pressed, lead plugged and taped. For pudding - just o... Read More - 138kV HPPT ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 16th November, 2015

Low Voltage Fire Resistant Power Cable. Nexans Alsecure NX600 fire resistant power cable is ideal for fire safety engineering systems in large multi-storey and complex buildings. Nexans NX600 is a low smoke, halogen free and fire resistant... Read More - Nexans NX600 Alsecur...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

Image: Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia) Pictured: 33kV NKT Plug In Type Cable Terminations - 630sqmm XLPE Cable   Further reading 155kV NKT GIS Cable Termination 33kV Raychem Heat Shrink... Read More - NKT Plug In Type Cab...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

Image: Chris Barker (EHV Cable Jointer) Pictured: Testing 5kV DC Sheath Cable Joints With SEBA KMT Tester Sheath Fault Location On Power Cables - Sheath Testing, Sheath Fault Location & Location Of Earth Faults - SEBA KMT ... Read More - Testing 5kV DC Sheat...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

Image: Daniel Betts (Cable Jointer Western Power Distribution) Pictured: LSF Mains Straight Resin Filled Joint 185-300sqmm 4 Core SNE The 3 part resin cable joint shows the neutral conductor with the blue core at the bottom of the... Read More - LSF Mains Straight R...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

Image: Antonia Stevenson Pictured: Jointing Masterclass Using 185sqmm Waveform for Mains and a Hybrid Cable for the Service Cable. Antonia attending her very first cable jointing masterclass in a jointing bay at Power Engineering Training Facil... Read More - Jointing Masterclass...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

Image: Corey Caulfield (Director/Cable Jointer at HV Connect Pty Ltd) Pictured: VLF Testing on Raychem Plug In Cable Terminations Size 3     Further reading 11kV Raychem Cable Termination Installed Into 11kV... Read More - VLF Testing Raychem ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

            Manufacturer : Centriforce Scope : Supply 3,050 Centriforce Stokbord cable covers, 244mm x 12mm thick, for protecting underground cables from plant and hand tools at Upper Wick Solar Farm... Read More - Centriforce Stokbord...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

              Manufacturer : 3M & Pfisterer Scope : Supply 53 off custom cold shrink termination kits suitable for 3 core 240sqmm up to 1,000 volts LHF ship-shore supply cable.  C... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink Termi...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

            Manufacturer : CSD Sealing Systems Scope : Supply of 240 110mm CSD Rise duct sealing kits for water/gas for use at One Tower Bridge Roof Gardens.  Client : Balfour Beatty Count... Read More - CSD Rise Duct Sealin...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

            Manufacturer : Balata Straps Scope : Supply off 3000 LU-NYBAL-1 Balata polyester cable straps for the new DC Traction Sub Station in West Ham.  Client : Balfour Beatty Rail Cou... Read More - Balata Polyester Cab...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

          Manufacturer : Wolf Scope : Supply of 4 Wolf WF300 ATEX LED Floodlites for BP's Clair Ridge oil field project. Wolf WF300 floodlites are high performance and lightweight and can be used with... Read More - Wolf ATEX LED Floodl...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2015

T&D are the UK's leading specialist distributor of Electrical Safety Equipment and largest stockist for Catu Electrical. Martin Dearnley, Catu Electrical UK Sales Manager, explains the recent changes to IEC 60903 with respect to the qualit... Read More - IEC 60903 Electrical...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 12th November, 2015

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of transmission, distribution, substation, underground, OEM and communications products used by utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, tr... Read More - Video : 345kV Line I...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th November, 2015

T&D are leading stockists for the complete range of Alroc Cable Tools for removing cable sheath, insulation and screen from LV, HV, HV and EHV power cables. Alroc DPC10-45 provides a neat and straight cut at the edge of the cable insulation in... Read More - Alroc DPC 10-45 Mids...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th November, 2015

It is sometimes necessary to test medium voltage cables, connectors and or electrical equipment after installation or for fault location - this can be carried out with the cables connected or disconnected, either "dead" or "live&q... Read More - Nexans - High Voltag...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th November, 2015

GPH Mechanical Cable Connectors & Mechanical Cable Lugs - Shear Off Bolt Technology. The fall of the Berlin Wall paved the way for German reunification while ending the division between the capitalist West and communist East. ... Read More - Nexans GPH Cable Con...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th November, 2015

This Nexans Euromold Flickr album contains 82 photographs taken at Technip UK in 2014 during a Jointer Training session. The album shows the high voltage cable preparation stages required before installing Nexans AIN high voltage cable termin... Read More - Nexans Euromold High...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th November, 2015

Nexans Euromold 430TB Connectors HV 33kV Connectors. Cable Terminations. Nexans Euromold compact version screened separable connector is suitable for high voltage HV cable termination up to 33kV. Interface Type C Euromold M16 bolted tee co... Read More - Nexans Euromold 430T...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th November, 2015

Nexans AFN20. Nexans Euromold High Voltage Heat Shrink & Cold Shrink Cable Terminations up to 33kV  Nexans AFN cable terminations are suitable for terminating medium and high voltage (MV-HV) power cables across voltage classes 10/11kV ... Read More - Jointer Training Vid...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th November, 2015

  Using Prysmian Easy Peel Screen Scoring Tools. Prysmian TT2352-1 and Prysmian TT2352-2 Screen Scoring Tools are basic medium and high voltage cable jointers tools used to prepare power cables prior to installing cold shrink or heat... Read More - 11kV 33kV Screen Rem...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th November, 2015

With 20K+ YouTube video views via Thorne & Derricks Channel, we thought it timely to feature the following excellent Nexans video on our Blog. Nexans Euromold high voltage cold shrink cable jointing kits are suitable for 6.6kV, 11kV, 24kV and ... Read More - Jointer Training Vid...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th November, 2015

Nexans AFNP36. Nexans Euromold High Voltage Heat Shrink & Cold Shrink Cable Terminations up to 33kV. Nexans Slip-On Outdoor High Voltage Cable Terminations AFNP-36 are suitable for terminating 33kV-36kV single core power cables 50-630sqmm. ... Read More - Jointer Training Vid...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th November, 2015

Nexans ITK. Nexans Euromold High Voltage Heat Shrink & Cold Shrink Cable Terminations up to 33kV.   Video : Nexans ITK Indoor Cold Shrink High Voltage Cable Terminations Duration 1 Minute   Feature Length Vers... Read More - Jointer Training Vid...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th November, 2015

Nexans AIN20. Nexans Euromold High Voltage Heat Shrink & Cold Shrink Cable Terminations up to 33kV       Video : Nexans AIN20 24kV Slip-On Indoor High Voltage Cable Terminations    Nexans AIN... Read More - Jointer Training Vid...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 6th November, 2015

Ellis Patents Pegasus cable hangers are specified to provide cable support to rail cables in both underground (sub-surface) and surface installations.  T&D are currently supplying several Network Rail tunnel cabling projects working ... Read More - Ellis Patents Non-Me...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 6th November, 2015

Pictured : Nexans OJC Offshore Junction Cabinet with 33kV medium voltage power cables terminated using Nexans Euromold screened separable cable connectors. Nexans Offshore Junction Cabinet (OJC) Offshore MV Junction Cabinets (Medium V... Read More - Nexans OJC Offshore ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 6th November, 2015

Ellis Patents Pegasus Cable Hangers. Ellis Patents are committed to driving technology forward and improving product performance to prolong the lifespan of their Cable Cleat and Cable Hanger products while improving overall rail industry safety.&n... Read More - Ellis Patents Pegasu...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 30th October, 2015

Who better to ask than Chris Barker, a leading UK and International EHV Jointer.  Chris informed us, "the perfect cable jointing bay for me would have a concrete float finished floor. Timber sides and horses heads with no acro's in t... Read More - Describe The Perfect...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 29th October, 2015

Microtrenching (also known as slot cutting and narrow trenching) is a civils technique used for the fast deployment of fibre optic cable for all aspects of fibre connectivity. It can be used for FTT Premises in towns and cities and also use... Read More - Video Microtrenching...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2015

          Manufacturer : Tyco Bowthorpe & Lee Vaughan Scope : Supply 4off Tyco Bowthorpe F-CSTE hydraulic cable spiking tool and 4off Lee Vaughan Cable Identifier MKV.  Client : Rural Areas ... Read More - Tyco Bowthorpe Cable...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2015

Today in a Guest Blog from Geo Therm Ltd, Simeon Lee explains how infrared thermography and ultrasound services can quickly and cost effectively help to identify problems within electrical systems, machines and building envelopes.  Detect &nd... Read More - Detect, Locate, Meas...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2015

Theoretical Background Source: EFI report TR A3901 Jan 1993 Fb=(0.5 x 0.2 x kApeak2)/a where:     Fb: Force (N/m)   kA.peak: Short circuit current peak value (kA) a: Distance between the centre points of the cables/cable ... Read More - Smart Cable Cleat Cl...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 28th October, 2015

T&D UK would like to thank Karl Sullivan, Operations Director at Optimum Power Services for this case study on a recent emergency call out for a large data centre. Optimum Power Services are one of the UK's leading providers... Read More - Rapid Response Cable...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 27th October, 2015

Images : James Weston (Cable Jointer at Linbrooke Services Ltd) LV service to mains cable jointing Service cable jointing up to 35sqmm 3 Phase, including connections to waveform and PILC cables  LV switching and fuse operation on all L... Read More - LV Service & Mai...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 27th October, 2015

Process Heating Portable Hazardous Area Heaters Power Output 15kW Zone 1 & Zone 2 ATEX Certified Heating   Pictured : SA Equip SA Flexiheat SAPH15/400CEA ATEX Heaters Mobile & Portable Hazardous Area Heat... Read More - SA Equip Flexiheat -...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 27th October, 2015

All Images : Murray Jones (Specialist Trainer, Transmission Lines & Rigging) Specialist technical trainer in transmission powerlines,high risk plant, rigging, rescue and safety training. Duties include running training for the transmission ... Read More - Overhead Lines Train...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 27th October, 2015

Image: Jessica Chen (Yangzhou Power Electric Co.,Ltd) Pictured: 400kV 3200kVA AC Resonant Test System For Guangdong Nanyang Cable   Further reading : World First : EHV 1,100kV GIS Tested By Standard Lighting Impulse Voltage ... Read More - 400kV 3200kVA AC Res...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 27th October, 2015

Image: Caroline Earnshaw (Commercial Director at Networx3 Limited) Networx3 are the leading installer of blown fibre in the UK. Pictured: Fibre Cable Installation, Termination & Testing by Networx3  Fibre manufactured by Brand Rex, ... Read More - Brand-Rex Fibre Inst...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 26th October, 2015

  Further reading :  Nexans Euromold 11kV-33kV Screened Separable Connectors – Video Training Essential Reading - Medium Voltage Cable Accessories Book Published By Nexans   Invitation Thorne & Derr... Read More - Video : Nexans Eurom...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th October, 2015

  Nexans Connectors Euromold Connectors Nexans Euromold screened separable connectors for terminating medium voltage (MV) polymeric cables onto switchgear and transformer bushings are made from EPDM rubber - EPDM is a terpolymer of ethy... Read More - Nexans Euromold Conn...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th October, 2015

Pictured : Installing 132kV Prysmian Cable Joints Using Prysmian (Pirelli) Multi Ram Crimping Tool - the EHV cable jointer is shown wrestling with a 132kV 1000sqmm copper cable prior to jointing using Prysmian straight joints. 132kV mechanica... Read More - Installing 132kV Pry...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 23rd October, 2015

                        CATU presents its new live working safety shoes with insulating sole against electrical hazards of step voltage.  The CATU... Read More - CATU MV-232 Insulati...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 22nd October, 2015

Florida Power & Light Company, the principal subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., is a Juno Beach, Florida-based power utility – and the largest electric utility in the state – serving roughly 4.7 million customers and 9 million people ... Read More - Saluting The Linemen...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st October, 2015

Ellis Patents Guide The Way With Guide Clamp Cable Cleats Ellis Patents, the world leading UK designer and manufacturer of cable cleats have developed the Cable Guide Clamp - a combination of a cable guide and a cable clamp for high voltage (... Read More - Ellis Patents Cable ...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 21st October, 2015

  Pfisterer provides plastic caps with Sicon bolted cable lugs and connectors, however, these are not intended for use in all applications as per the instructions supplied with the product. For medium voltage heat shrink cable jointin... Read More - Pfisterer Sicon Shea...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st October, 2015

SA CYCLONE Anti-Static Ducting. Hazardous Area Ventilation for Zone 1 & Zone 2 Hazardous Areas. Anti-static ducting is vitally important in improving hazardous area working conditions in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, inclu... Read More - Anti-Static Ducting ...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 21st October, 2015

GlassGuard specialise in delivering lighting solutions for the food industry which reduce energy costs and control glass contamination assuring food safety. GlassGuard's range of lighting solutions satisfy all the requirements of food safety m... Read More - Food Industry Lighti...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 21st October, 2015

Emtelle's UK Sales Manager for Highways & Datacomms, Scott Modha introduces the new Emtelle GS150 Fibre Blowing Unit in our Guest Blog.   The Emtelle GS150 Fibre Blowing Unit is a small, lightweight unit, consistin... Read More - Video : Emtelle GS15...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 20th October, 2015

        Manufacturer : Marechal Scope : Supply 40off  Marechal DXN plugs & sockets for hazardous area power distribution applications. Client : Dornan Engineering Country : United Kingdom Sect... Read More - Marechal DXN Plugs &...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 20th October, 2015

        Manufacturer : SPS - Shrink Polymer Systems Scope : Supply 32off SPS 3TIS-12X-B 11kV heat shrink 3 core XPLE cable termination kits - the cable terminations were supplied complete with copper tape scree... Read More - SPS 11kV Heat Shrink...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 20th October, 2015

        Manufacturer : SPS - Shrink Polymer Systems & 3M Scope : Supply 21off SPS 33kV single core straight cable joint kits with 3M 1402 Scotchcast Resin -  due to the offshore installation ... Read More - SPS 33kV Single Core...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 20th October, 2015

A guide to the correct selection and specification of NOVOID Compounds on medium voltage cable systems. Compounds are a high dielectric strength filler material used in terminations, cable heads, cable boxes and cable joints. An ideal compound ... Read More - Novoid Compounds For...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

CATU Dexteri+ Electrical Insulating Gloves Excellent Dexterity With Added Benefits for Electrical Engineers, Linesmen & Cable Jointers   CATU Electrical  Established over 95 years ago in 1919, CATU is today the global leader... Read More - CATU Dexteri+ Electr...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment Voltage Detectors & Phase Comparators CATU CC765-10/36 Voltage Detector   CATU CC765-10/36 voltage detector is specified for the detection of 11kV-33kV distribution voltages by electrical eng... Read More - 11kV-33kV Voltage De...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

Image: Steve Fielder (HV/EHV Cable Jointer) Location: Washington DC, USA Pictured: 40kV 3 Core PILC G&W Gas Straight Joint Using Sweated Weak Back Ferrules - the 40kV M/P gas cable has been in service since 1949. The 40kV cable joint i... Read More - G&W Gas Straight...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

Image: Hayden Smith (EHV Cable Jointer) Pictured: 3 x 132kV Tyco Sealing Ends Finished & Switched In   Further reading 132kV Tyco Raychem Extra High Voltage (EHV) Cable Joint 132kV Cable Stripping, Cable Pre... Read More - 132kV Tyco Sealing E...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

Image: Stewart Cornelius (LV-HV Cable Jointer) Pictured: 33kV Raychem Heat Shrink Straight Joints (Single Core). 3off 33kV Single Core 300sqmm Cables Jointed Using Raychem Cable Joints – the 33kV medium voltage cable joints, man... Read More - 33kV Raychem Heat Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

Image: Stewart Cornelius (LV-HV Cable Jointer). Pictured: Triplex 11kV Cable Joint  - BS7870 300sqmm Straight Joint (Resin Filled). The Tyco Raychem cable joint is shown in typical UK underground cable trench conditions providing... Read More - Triplex 11kV Cable J...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

Image: Stewart Cornelius (LV-HV Cable Jointer). Pictured: 33kV Nexans Offshore Cable Terminations Into Ormazabal Switchgear Panel.  33kV Nexans Connectors are shown terminating 3 x single core 300sqmm high voltage power cables. T... Read More - 33kV Nexans Offshore...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

Image: Stewart Cornelius (LV-HV Cable Jointer). Pictured: Offshore Cable Cleating – 33kV Single Core Cable Containment. 185sqmm aluminium cables and 630sqmm copper cables out of the offshore hang-off using 316 stainless steel cable... Read More - Offshore Cable Cleat...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th October, 2015

Image: Stewart Cornelius (LV-HV Cable Jointer). Pictured: Raychem 33kV Heat Shrink Cable Joints In Cable Trench & Cable Ducted.  3 x 500sqmm 33kV Tyco Raychem cable terminated ends going through a CT chamber. The 33kV XLPE in... Read More - Raychem 33kV Heat Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 16th October, 2015

  FACT : T&Ds LinkedIn Professional Network = 195 Million+ Would you like to reach millions of Decision Makers? Instantly?? Free of charge?? OK, so you're thinking where's the catch? There is none - all we require... Read More - Want To Hit The Soci...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 15th October, 2015

by Levingston George, Lead Specialist Electrical Engineering Power Distribution.   A word to the wise! Load break elbows have a limit. I have worked for many USA utilities that specify and install medium voltage load break elbows for... Read More - Load Break Elbows 15...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th October, 2015

Medium Voltage Cable Jointing Good cable preparation techniques are an essential safeguard against medium voltage cable joint and termination failure and the costs associated with having to restore the power outage. If the medium voltage cable is ... Read More - Video : Medium Volta...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th October, 2015

This poem by Chan Gardiner identifies the creed, dedication and mighty mind-power of the Lineman as they face the worst and most dangerous of working conditions. In times when any other person would be at home with their family, safe from the stor... Read More - The Lineman By Chan ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 13th October, 2015

Image: Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia)  Pictured: 110kV Oil Filled Cable Joint (Screen Break) With Cross Bonding Leads & Link Box  110kV Fluid Cables On Flowboards Prepared For Cable Join... Read More - 110kV Oil Filled Cab...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th October, 2015

Salisbury pioneered the development of linesmans gloves and protective equipment in the 1920's and today are leaders in the manufacture of electrical safety equipment, from "head to toe". Salisbury electrical safety equipment offer c... Read More - Video : Salisbury by...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU MO-180-ARC All Integrated Safety Helmet   CATU have introduced an arc flash safety helmet to complement the CATU Arc Flash Clothing range. The arc flash helmet is easy to use, taking only... Read More - CATU MO-180-ARC All ...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

Image Courtesy: Jim West EngTech TMIET Pictured: 11kV Tyco Raychem HV PICAS Pot End Resin Cable Joint Tyco Raychem Shrinkset type pot-end universal cable joints are suitable for straight, branch and pot-end jointing of 3 core XLPE/PIL... Read More - 11kV Tyco Raychem HV...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

Image Courtesy: Mohamed Ali (Electrical Cable Jointer) Pictured: EHV Straight Joint & Jointing Bay     Further reading Brugg Cable Tools For Jointing & Straightening HV EHV Cables  Brugg Straight... Read More - Brugg EHV Straight J...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

Image Courtesy: Luigi Salvatore (General Director Global Technologies Services srl). Pictured: Old Circuit Breaker (MSM 170kV) Replaced By New Circuit Breaker (COMPASS I 170kV ABB SpA) in SE Buzzi Unicem Guidonia Plant.   Fu... Read More - Old Circuit Breaker ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

Image Courtesy: Mohamed Megally (Electrical Design Engineer ASG Holding)  Pictured: High Voltage Cable Pulling For Alith Project 110kV XLPE Power Cable Manufacturer - Jeddah Cables Factory T&D are leading stockists ... Read More - Cable Pulling For Al...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

Image : Glen Cambri (Technical Services Engineer at 3M Philippines Inc). Pictured : 3M Silicone Wet Type Cable Terminations 115kV T&D stock an extensive range of 11kV-33kV 3M Cold Shrink Joints & Terminations for the jointing, terminati... Read More - 3M Silicone Wet Type...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

Image : Zhizhen (Tony) Huang - Fujian Ruisen Chemical Co.,Ltd - Sales Manager Manufacturer : Fujian Ruisen New Materials Co., Ltd Brand : Ruisen Items : Ruisen RTV Coating RS-FB-PRTV-575 Colour : White Project : 220KV High Voltage Subst... Read More - Anti Pollution Flash...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th October, 2015

Image: Roger Wright (EHV Cable Jointer). Cert 4 Transmission Cable Jointer. HV Cable Jointer & Overhead Linesman with Scottish Power (Iberdrola) for over 22 years. Pictured: Tyco Separable Connectors With Siemens Surge Arresters - th... Read More - Tyco Screened Separa...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

        Manufacturer : Lucy Zodion Scope : Supply 5off custom designed Lucy Zodion Feeder Pillars, pre-wired and fully equipped as per client drawings to provide low voltage power distributon to new S... Read More - Lucy Zodion Custom P...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

        Manufacturer : Centriforce Scope : Supply 1,500off Centriforce Stokbord cable covers each 1000mm x 244mm x 12mm, imprinted with "Caution Caution Electric Cable Below" to provide heavy duty, hi... Read More - Centriforce Stokbord...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

      T&D were requested by client VVB to supply 600m of Polypipe Split Cable Duct for power cable ducting and protection in 3 metre lengths for rail industry application in the UK. Polypipe's Ridgiduct sp... Read More - Polypipe Ridgiduct S...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

            Manufacturer : SEB International Scope : Supply 48off SEB BM Steel Bellmouths for cable pulling into ducts including BM4R230 for 220-239mm, BM4R250 for 246-266mm and BM4R175 for 170-180mm... Read More - SEB International BM...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

We recently asked Hugh Hoagland (Sr. Managing Partner at ArcWear & e-Hazard.com) to recommend the 3 most effective and reliable software packages for Calculating Arc Flash Risk & Hazard in accordance with NFPA 70E and IEEE 1584.&nbs... Read More - Calculating Arc Flas...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

T&D, a leading distributor and stockist for Pfisterer Connex HV Cable Plugs, are delighted to present a stunning selection of application photographs from the Muncey & Black Peak PV Farms, Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire project. All images... Read More - Photo Gallery : Pfis...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

        Manufacturer : ABB Scope : Supply 30off ABB POLIM-D High Voltage Surge Arresters for AC applications up to 33/36kV. Client : Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority Country : Saudi Arabia Sec... Read More - ABB POLIM-D Surge Ar...

Category:  Business


By Ben Riley on 9th October, 2015

          Manufacturer : ABB & Bussmann Scope : Supply 50off 12kV fuses for medium voltage (MV) 11kV circuit protection including ABB CEF 12kV 63A current limiting fuses and Bussmann 12ABCN223.15 cartrid... Read More - ABB & Bussmann 1...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2015

Today Levingston George, Lead Specialist Electrical Engineer at AM/NS Calvert in Alabama shares some cable jointing tips using 3M Scotch Tapes. Levingston George has over 40 years of experience within the construction, maintenance and utilities in... Read More - MV Cable Jointing &a...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th October, 2015

Image Courtesy : David Gorski (EHV Jointer at Wootton and Wootton Ltd) Pictured: 132kV Prysmian Terminations - completed with Chris Barker (EHV Jointer)  T&D are distributors for Prysmian Cable Components which includes their... Read More - 132kV Prysmian Cable...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th October, 2015

All Images: Douglas Page (Instructor & Cable Splicer at Hydro One Training and Development Services)  Fluid filled high voltage cables have been used for over 80 years with some circuits installed in the 1930’s still operating succe... Read More - How To Find A Single...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th October, 2015

Image Courtesy : Necdi Cetin 132kV (Cable Chief Jointer and Supervisor Riyadh Cable) Pictured: Brugg 132kV Joint - Saudi Arabia Riyadh Project Further reading: 132kV Cable Jointing - A Showcase Page For Chris Barker (EHV C... Read More - Brugg Straight Joint...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th October, 2015

Image Courtesy : Richie Rice (EHV Cable Jointer) Pictured: 155kV NKT GIS Cable Termination   Further reading Coning Time - 110kV Pfisterer Ixosil ESS123 Outdoor EHV Cable Termination + Video Cable Heati... Read More - 155kV NKT GIS Cable ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th October, 2015

Image: Mohamed Megally Electrical Design Engineer ASG Holding Pictured: 110kV Outdoor Termination - 2500sqmm XLPE Power Cables Using Pfisterer Cable Terminations In High Voltage Substation (Al lith BSP Substation at Saudi Arabia) T&am... Read More - 110kV Outdoor Pfiste...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 1st October, 2015

Pictured : 3 Legends Wong Kuaising Patrick O'Malley Andy O'Malley R.E.S.P.E.C.T Wise Wong levitating like a shaman Jointer watchful over O'Malley Snr & Jnr feeling the fire burning and adrenalin rushing through their ve... Read More - Viscas 69kV Straight...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2015

        What is Anderlite Cable Troughing? Anderlite cable troughing, manufactured by Anderton Concrete, is a lightweight, pre-cast concrete troughing system used to house and protect cables on rail applications. ... Read More - Anderlite Cable Trou...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 30th September, 2015

T&D present an Online Poll from Chris Barker, EHV Jointer and Owner of CB Jointing Ltd. Chris is highly respected by peers throughout the UK and international EHV power industry and strongly believes high quality cable jointing requi... Read More - Online Poll - Is It ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 28th September, 2015

The following sequence of photo's detail the installation of 3 single core 3M QS2000 Cold Shrink Inline Cable Joints onto trackside rail power cable - the 33kV high voltage cables are XLPE insulated with a graphite coated sheath and stranded... Read More - 33kV Cable Jointing ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th September, 2015

Images : Mohamed Ali (Electrical Cable Jointer).  Mohamed Ali is currently serving a 3 month probationary period with Fujikura in Saudi Arabia.    Further reading 110kV Oil Filled Taihan High Voltage Cable Join... Read More - 300kV Oil Stop Joint...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 25th September, 2015

HV Cable Jointing & Terminating Medium Voltage Cable Joints 3M Cold Shrink Cable Joints   Medium voltage (MV) cable jointing video showing a comparison of the 3M Standard MV Medium Voltage Cold Shrink Cable Joints with taped elec... Read More - Advantages Of Using ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 25th September, 2015

  Image by  Jimmy Nicklin (Jointer 11kV-420kV)   Title by Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer)    Pictured : "The Rolls Royce of Lead Sleeves" Oil nipple fitted, lead painted&nbs... Read More - "Nuts, Nipples ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By on 22nd September, 2015

Ex-PERT have created their own twist on training! Having been in the hazardous area industry for several years they are passionate about all things Ex, including the importance of training, and have been considering for some time how to improve it... Read More - Ex-PERT Hazardous Ar...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 21st September, 2015

What To Consider When Jointing Various Types Of Conductor A common question posed by LV cable jointers concerns the conductor jointing of dissimilar metals in underground cable joints. T&D can make recommendations to overcome the potential ... Read More - Cable Jointing Coppe...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st September, 2015

ALBA Power Jointing Services is a quality driven business, based in Australia, that is committed to delivering Extra High Voltage Cable Jointing & Terminating to the highest standards. "Commitment to our customer requirements in... Read More - EHV Cable Jointing -...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 21st September, 2015

Image Courtesy : Dean Wilson (Owner Director at D.C. Cable Jointing Ltd). Specialist Electrical Cable Jointers - a team of 15 skilled staff in all aspects of offshore and onshore cable jointing up to 132kV, Pictured : Brugg Cable Tools For High Vo... Read More - Brugg Cable Tools Fo...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th September, 2015

Patton & Cooke Co.’s CTM’s are designed for splicing PILC (paper insulated lead covered) cable into solid dielectric cable. P&C modules allow easy and reliable construction of single phase taps or cable splices from PILC dist... Read More - Patton & Cooke 6...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th September, 2015

Cable Jointer : Steve Fielder Location : Baltimore USA Who is Steve? "I have been working in the cable industry for 29 years. Originally trained at BICC Cables, went on to work in R&D and type approve cable systems ranging from... Read More - 115kV G&W Oil Fi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th September, 2015

Richie Rice, is a master craftsman and leading Pfisterer EHV Jointer with an incredible track record, reputation and skill-set. "I have a wealth of experience in the EHV Cable Jointing Sector and have worked on XLPE, HVDC Light XLPE, Oil... Read More - Coning Time - 110kV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 17th September, 2015

Steve Fielder HV/EHV Cable Jointer S Fielder Jointing Ltd Grade 1/Leading Hand 400kV Oil 500kV XLPE Senior Cable Jointing Technician. We are delighted to feature the work of Steve Fielder on our Jointers PhotoBlog - T&D are com... Read More - 345kV USI PPL HPPT S...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Lovink Enertech LoviSil cable joints are developed on the basis of fluid silicones, a technology that can boast 25 years proven field experience with an extremely low cable joint failure rate. Due to the construction and characteristics of the sil... Read More - 11kV EPR Triplex Cab...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

132kV cable jointing is a highly-skilled area of electrical power engineering. Cable jointing skill-sets are not automatically transferred up the voltage classes from 11kV to 33kV and onto 132kV. Different techniques and technologies are applie... Read More - 132kV Cable Jointing...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Here the HV cable fault was located, excavated, spiked and jointed - the 11kV underground cable located on UK utility's SSE network was a traditional 95sqmm PICAS cable transition jointed onto modern technology polymeric (XLPE) insulated cable.&n... Read More - Tyco Heat Shrink Tra...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

"I am concerned that without a minimum standard, the cable jointer as we know it will cease to exist," commented Stewart Cornelius (LV-HV Cable Jointer) recently on LinkedIn. Stewart is a third generation jointer - he is as qualifie... Read More - By Anon - A Professi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Image : Andy O'Malley IBEW 258 EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer Andy O'Malley, all-round Professional Jointer and "Good Guy". T&D are 3M UK's largest stockist of their range of Scotchcast and Cold Shrink cable joint... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink 25kV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Picture Courtesy : Murray Jones, Specialist Trainer : Transmission Lines & Rigging "Playing with the ISC D4 and Petzl ASAP lock on a Saferight CDD rigged as a releasable anchor during tower rescue refreshers using a Skylotek tower harness... Read More - Linesman - Suited, B...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Picture Courtesy : Jonathan Turner (Construction Manager at Amec Foster Wheeler) Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. "Pictured bel... Read More - 275kV Overhead Line ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Picture Courtesy : Corey Caulfield Director/Cable Jointer -  HV Connect Pty Ltd This vulcanised type cable joint is smooth profile preventing "snagging" of the 11kV joint during the reeling process - there is absolute m... Read More - 11kV Flexible Rubber...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Images Courtesy : David Young (HV Cable Jointer - Balfour Beatty Utilities) Prysmian 132kV 132kV XLPE Cable 630mm² Cu/Pb    132kV XLPE Cable 1000mm² Cu/Pb   Composite Outdoor Cable Terminations    Sin... Read More - Prysmian 132kV GIS E...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Image Courtesy : John McGaughan, Cable Systems Operations Specialist at TECO. TECO & PILC Cable "We only replace PILC cable that goes bad. We have about 95% in our Network system downtown. About 75% in our UCD system downtown. And... Read More - Transformer Hi-Side ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 14th September, 2015

Image Courtesy   Chris Barker (EHV Cable Jointer) T&D are distributors for Prysmian Cable Components which includes their range of Bicon cable joints, cable cleats, cable glands and jointer tooling for LV, MV and HV cables. Certifie... Read More - 275kV Sectionalised ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 11th September, 2015

Guest Blog by Valérie Steensma (Allteck Line Contractors - E.A. & Communications / Marketing). Allteck are international leaders in the design, construction, maintenance and upgrade of overhead and underground high voltage electric powe... Read More - Allteck Line Contrac...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th September, 2015

In the video below MidAmerican Energy, Iowa's largest energy company, emphasises another commonality of the UK-US Special Relationship. In social media parlance it has it's own hashtag. #MetalTheft. Offline and in the real ... Read More - #MetalTheft - The Tr...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 10th September, 2015

IEC 61111 Insulating Matting Here follows information on the decision in 2013 by the BSI (British Standards Institute) to withdraw the longstanding BS921 1976 standard and the recommended replacement for Insulating Matting, European Standard IEC 6... Read More - IEC 61111 Insulating...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 10th September, 2015

What is the cost of #MetalTheft to the UK utilities and how can it be measured? How widespread is #MetalTheft and how specifically does this crime impact upon substations? What are the consequences?   Well I Never! I have literal... Read More - Electricity Substati...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 9th September, 2015

    By Jon Rhodes - UK Sales Manager (North) at Pfisterer (UK) Ltd.   Pfisterer Cast Resin High Voltage Branch Joints  Pfisterer branch cable joints for polymeric cables up to 52kV are cast from resin and hav... Read More - Pfisterer Branch Cab...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th September, 2015

"The PVC plastic caps that are supplied with Pfisterer Sicon shearbolt cable connectors and cable lugs should not be used with heatshrink cable joints or terminations. The reason for this is due to the PVC caps mis-shaping when exposed to hea... Read More - Pfisterer Sicon Shea...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th September, 2015

A dual combination of high voltage busbar tape overwrapped with heat shrink wraparound repair kit was proposed to solve an ongoing discharge situation. Due to the proximity of the 66kV substation bus bars to the lightning pole an enhanced insulati... Read More - Insulating 66kV High...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th September, 2015

"Fibre earth wire pull completed today in Suffolk over 11 tower spans."  Terminal tower in 132kV compound. Crossing over 2 x dual carriageways, 1 x 25kV electrified railway, 1 x 33kV overhead line, 3 x 11kV overhead lines, 1 x minor... Read More - Extraordinary Fibre ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2015

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU Portable Life Saving Kits   CATU Portable Life Saving Kits are designed specifically to be carried for mobile and rapid response electrical safety intervention on board offshore ... Read More - CATU Electrical Safe...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2015

  CATU Electrical Safety CATU CZ-54-R Substation Life Saving Kits   T&D are supplying London Tramlink with 13off CATU High Voltage Wall Mounted Life Saving Kits to ensure workplace safety for substation workers.  ... Read More - CATU CZ-54-R Substat...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2015

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU CZ-54-RM Life Saving Kits   CATU Electrical Safety Equipment includes Life Saving Kits for High Voltage Substations. In case of an electrical accident a quick safety intervention is essentia... Read More - CATU CZ-54-RM Life S...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2015

Douglas Page is no stranger to our Photoblog having blazed a trail over the past few weeks with some real ripsnorting, hardcore, high voltage images. Let's treat ourselves to a quick whistlestop tour of Doug's recent contributions to the P... Read More - Masterclass : 230kV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2015

Electrical Safety The "Arc Flash" Phenomenon An electric arc follows a short circuit. It produces nearly instant effects with serious consequences without proper protection The arc's main manifestation is its thermal ef... Read More - Arc Flash Protection...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2015

"We are trying to keep the craft in craftsmanship here at Tampa Electric Co. This high voltage cable nub was built by one of our apprentices. Not just anyone can be a cable splicer. You either have it or you don't. Have a great L... Read More - The Perfect 13.2kV N...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 7th September, 2015

Guroflex Cold Pour Insulating Compound, manufactured by Tyco (TE Connectivity), has virtually replaced hot pour bitumen type cable box compounds - Guroflex is easier and quicker to break down and clean out. No heating is needed therefore no heat s... Read More - Breaking Down HV Cab...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 7th September, 2015

Cut Outs or Isolators - What’s The Difference?   T&D invited Giles Davidson and Robert Ashworth from Lucy Zodion to guide us through the differences between using cut outs and isolators for roadway, tunnel, urban, industrial ... Read More - Cut Outs & Isola...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 7th September, 2015

Andy O'Malley and Jimmy Nicklin have been jointing cables together for 9 years. Andy is a 420kV Cable Jointer and EHV Cable installation Supervisor while Jimmy Nicklin is an HV/EHV Cable Jointer and acknowledged oil cable expert up to 500kV. ... Read More - A Photoblog : 138kV ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 28th August, 2015

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Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 28th August, 2015

Cable Heating Blankets For Straightening High Voltage Cables.   HV 66kV 132kV 275kV 400kV Hemi Heating AB have developed a standard range of cable heating jackets for straightening and relaxation of high voltage cables. Cable heating j... Read More - Cable Heating Blanke...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th August, 2015

            Manufacturer : Lucy Zodion Scope : Supply 1,600off customised Lucy Zodion Trojan 2 Isolators (Suit 2 Core 25sqmm Cables, 32A, BS88 Fuses, Insulated Plastic Cable Gland Plate). Single phas... Read More - Lucy Zodion Trojan 2...

Category:  Business


By Chris Dodds on 26th August, 2015

Image Courtesy : Daniel Betts (Cable Jointer Western Power Distribution). Wavecon cable is the typical replacement for paper/lead cables in the LV distribution network. Wavecon cable is available as "CNE" and also "SNE" - th... Read More - 0.3 Square Inch PILC...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 26th August, 2015

Voltimum is the leading information hub and technical resource for the Australian electrical industry. The Australian mining sector is a harsh segment to conduct business in, not only is it competitive but demands on equipment can take their toll.... Read More - Voltimum Webinar : M...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th August, 2015

  Silver Fox Cable Labels & Cable Marking Systems Fox-in-a-Box   T&D, a main distributor for Silver Fox, are delighted to announce a major project breakthrough into the utility power industry. Silver Fox, are the global ... Read More - High Performance &am...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 25th August, 2015

Image Courtesy : Dean Wilson (Owner Director at D.C. Cable Jointing Ltd). Specialist Electrical Cable Jointers - a team of 15 skilled staff in all aspects of offshore and onshore cable jointing up to 132kV. DCJ recently secured a prestigious 3 ... Read More - 11kV Sweated Ferrule...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th August, 2015

The Innovation Game  At first glance, the cable cleat may not seem like a product ripe for design innovation. Its role securing electrical cables in the event of a short circuit seemingly straightforward enough to preclude it from such activi... Read More - Cable Cleats From El...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 24th August, 2015

Images Courtesy : Douglas Page (Instructor & Cable Splicer at Hydro One Training and Development Services). HV Cable Splicers : Douglas Page & Jeff Silliphant. Application : 3M 44kV Cold Shrink Submarine Cable Joint (Single Core 250 MCM... Read More - Jointing 44kV High V...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th August, 2015

PowerHV have successfully performed onsite Lighting Impulse Voltage Testing on 1100kV GIS by 3000kV 300kJ SF6 insulated impulse voltage generator. It is the first time in the world that EHV GIS was tested by Standard Lighting Impulse Voltage ... Read More - World First : EHV 1,...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th August, 2015

Image Courtesy : Tommy Edwards (LE1 Linesman at AMEC FW). "After 9 years I still have a real determination in making a long, safe and successful career in the overhead transmission and distribution industry."  "The overhead ... Read More - Stringing 275kV (400...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 24th August, 2015

Images Courtesy : Danny Williamson (LV HV Cable Jointer). Danny is pictured jointing and terminating 11kV Triplex cables into medium voltage Schneider Ringmaster RN2c (RMU).  Schneider Ringmaster is a compact highly reliable... Read More - 3M QS1000 Joint &...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 20th August, 2015

    By Gavin Cornall Divisional Manager Construction, Power & Process at Roxtec UK & Ireland. Roxtec manufacture cable and pipe sealing solutions for a wide range of applications across all industry sectors. Rox... Read More - Roxtec To Present At...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 19th August, 2015

This striking splicing image demonstrates traditional cable jointing techniques requiring exceptional manual dexterity, acute concentration and advanced skill levels. Modern polymeric cable jointing is now dominated by cold-shrink, click-fit and p... Read More - High Voltage Lead Sl...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th August, 2015

HV Cable Jointer : Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia) Pictured : 33kV XLPE Lat Structure MV Cable Termination Using Raychem Heat Shrink Kits   Further reading  33kV Raychem Heat Shrink ... Read More - 33kV XLPE Lat Struct...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 19th August, 2015

Image Courtesy : Gavin Duke (LV 11kV 33kV UKPN Cable Jointer) Pictured : Raychem 11kV Trifurcating Transition Cable Joint. 11kV 3 Core .1" PILC SWA Cable (existing) jointed onto 3 x 95sqmm single core 11kV Triplex XLPE Cables (new) and connec... Read More - Raychem 11kV Transit...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 18th August, 2015

This series of excellent photographs taken from site have been kindly provided by :  Douglas Page Instructor & Cable Splicer at Hydro One (Training and Development Services) "It must be said, cable jointing is a team effort... Read More - 115kV Straight &...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 13th August, 2015

Images Courtesy : David Young (HV Cable Jointer - Balfour Beatty Utilities) Pictured : Prysmian 132kV Click Fit Cable Joint. Connector pressed on, semi-conductive screen glassed and groove cut in for shield. T&D are distributors for Prysmia... Read More - Prysmian Click Fit 1...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th August, 2015

Both. Whether lashing in a Straight 6 resin splice to power a domestic shower or jointing 110kV cables to energise Brisbane, the cable jointer must concentrate during all stages of cable stripping, measurement and joint installation. ... Read More - Cable Jointing - An ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th August, 2015

Image : Andy O'Malley (IBEW 258 EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer). Location : Vancouver, Canada. Andy O'Malley, all-round Jointer and "Good Guy". Proud member of IBEW 258. We have the greatest pleasure in showcasing this firs... Read More - 25kV Elastimold Tee ...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th August, 2015

Image: Simon Chapman (Cable Jointer - Balfour Beatty plc) Pictured: Ericsson 66kV Single Core Oil Filled Cable To Single Core XLPE Transition Cable Joints   Further reading 33kV Ericsson Medium Voltage Cable Joint ... Read More - Ericsson 66kV Single...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 12th August, 2015

Pictured : Pfisterer ESS and EST high voltage cable terminations after successful completion of the type test on 2000sqmm XLPE cable with a Lead Sheath. Pfisterer Size 6 Connex Dry GIS/TX Termination, ESG GIS Termination, MSA145XKG and finally th... Read More - Videos : Pfisterer E...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th August, 2015

Image : Andy O'Malley (IBEW 258 EHV Cable Jointer/Splicer). "This is a stainless steel super sheathed 110kV cable in Brisbane Australia - the high voltage cable had an HDPE graphite coated outer sheath then a stainless steel sheath. ... Read More - 110kV Cable With Sta...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 6th August, 2015

Pictured : A Failed Excavated Resin Cable Joint. LV .2" Imperial PILC Cable Jointed to 185sqmm Waveform Cable. Cable Joint : Sicame straight joint and shell encapsulated with Prysmian JEM Resin. Image Courtesy : Gavin Duke (LV 11kV 33kV UK... Read More - A Faulted UKPN LV Re...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 5th August, 2015

Image Courtesy : Gavin Duke (LV 11kV 33kV UKPN Cable Jointer) Pictured : 2 x .3 Imperial PILC (Paper Insulated Lead Covered) cable jointed to 185sqmm Hybrid with 2 x 35sqmm 3 Phase Services and 1 x 35sqmm Single Phase Service Cable ... Read More - Sicame LV Resin Main...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 4th August, 2015

This series of excellent photographs taken from site have been kindly provided by :  Douglas Page Instructor & Cable Splicer at Hydro One Training and Development Services As Ontario’s largest transmission and distributi... Read More - Photoblog - Water Tr...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 3rd August, 2015

Pictured : 400kV DC Overhead Line Stringing (Double Circuit) - Indian Utility. Image Courtesy : Gurmit Singh Dhaliwal (Transmission Line 400kV-765kV). T&D are the UK’s main stockist for the CATU range of LV-HV Electrical Saf... Read More - 400kV DC Overhead Li...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 3rd August, 2015

Pictured : 115kV Sudkabel Cable Termination - the jointer is shown here cleaning down the XLPE insulation of an EHV single core 2000sqmm RMS Cu/XLPE/Lead/PE cable prior to terminating. Image : Ishaq Nisar (EHV Cable Jointer & Supervisor Underg... Read More - Sudkabel Cable Termi...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 3rd August, 2015

Barnbury Enterprises Limited (t/a Thorne & Derrick) - Terms & Conditions For The Sale of Goods Deliveries: Please note we are not able to guarantee delivery to a named individual. For all deliveries our obligation extends only to providing... Read More - Terms & Conditio...

Category:  Terms & Conditions of Sale & Purchase


By Chris Dodds on 3rd August, 2015

Barnbury Enterprises Limited (t/a Thorne & Derrick) - Terms & Conditions For The Purchase of Goods Terms & Conditions of Purchase     Barnbury Enterprises Limited (t/a Thorne & Derrick) ... Read More - Terms & Conditio...

Category:  Terms & Conditions of Sale & Purchase


By Chris Dodds on 3rd August, 2015

Picture : Ericsson 33kV oil filled 3 core 800sqmm cable to XLPE 630sqmm. This image trio displays the high level of MV cable jointing skills required in installing oil or G38 hot pour compound filled cable joints. Image : Simon C... Read More - 33kV Ericsson Medium...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 3rd August, 2015

Pictured : 132kV Prysmain Oil Filled Stop Joint & 132kV Straight Joint  Image : Simon Chapman (Cable Jointer - Balfour Beatty plc).  Prysmian HV Cable Accessories - Overview Straight Joints Stop Joints Outdoor ... Read More - 132kV Prysmian Oil F...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th July, 2015

The following Flickr Album details the high-skill level required by EHV Cable Jointers in effecting cable splices using hand taping techniques.  The Album has been provided courtesy of :  Douglas Page Instructor & Cable Splicer a... Read More - EHV Cable Splicing -...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th July, 2015

Pictured : 1600sqmm aluminium jointed to 1000sqmm copper conductors. Tig and mig welded and crimped by Simon Chapman (Cable Jointer - Balfour Beatty plc). We would be delighted to feature more photographs in our HV Jointing Gallery from ca... Read More - 220kV Land To Sea Ca...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th July, 2015

Image : Andrew Brezovszky (EHV Cable Jointer at Energex Australia).   Further reading 33kV Raychem Heat Shrink Straight Joints (Single Core) 33kV XLPE Lat Structure MV Cable Termination Using Raychem Heat Shrink Kits ... Read More - 33kV Raychem Heat Sh...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th July, 2015

Pictured : 11kV Raychem Cable Termination Installed Into 11kV/33kV Transformer Box. 11kV single core XLPE insulated cables with copper wire screens shown terminated onto HV cable box transformer bushings - the red anti-track Raychem heat shrink sl... Read More - 11kV Raychem Cable T...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th July, 2015

By EHV Cable Jointer Andrew Brezovszky Energex Australia Energex distribute electricity to more than 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across a population base of around 3.2 million in South East Queensland. ... Read More - 110kV Prysmian Scree...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By Chris Dodds on 30th July, 2015

Picture : 33kV Trifurcating Transition Cable Joint : Single XLPE to 3 Core HSL PILC Cable. Shown here are 3 single core XLPE insulated cables 630sqmm cable jointed onto a 3 core HSL PILC cable. A transition joint is where 2 cables of dissimilar in... Read More - 33kV Trifurcating Tr...

Category:  Cable Jointing - PhotoBlog


By on 24th July, 2015

PMA Cable Protection - Cable Conduit Systems Part Of The ABB Family PMA UK are one of the worlds leading cable protection brands, serving many companies across industries globally including rail, construction, energy and power. PMA have an inte... Read More - ABB PMA Flexible Cab...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 17th July, 2015

Cable Jointing Tools LV-HV Cable Stripping, Cable Preparation & Cable Jointing Tools -132kV   T&D stock a complete range of 132kV cable tools to enable the stripping and preparation of high voltage power cables prior to cable jo... Read More - 132kV Cable Strippin...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 16th July, 2015

As the rail industry looks to integrate its data management systems to improve reliability, standby battery solutions provider BCL Power thinks it can help. Brett Communications Ltd (BCL Power) was established in 1994 as a telecoms battery service... Read More - UPS - The Key Role o...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 16th July, 2015

                      High Voltage Cable Jointing Applications Hivotec's CP90 & CP130 are high voltage cable stripping tools which are cost effic... Read More - Peeling & Stripp...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 13th July, 2015

Allteck Line Contractors Inc. are international leaders in the design, construction, maintenance and upgrade of overhead and underground high voltage electric power utilities. Allteck specialise in Barehand techniques for work on live, high v... Read More - Video : A Day In The...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 13th July, 2015

An Introduction to Omega Red Group T&D are delighted to announce that they have made an agreement to become Social Media Partners with Omega Red Group, the UK market leader in the design and installation of Electrical Earthing and Lightning Pr... Read More - Omega Red Group - UK...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 9th July, 2015

  Cable Lug Installation Bolted mechanical cable lugs should only be installed by qualified and trained specialist personnel. The cable lug installation must be carried out in dry and clean conditions.  Pfisterer Sicon cable lu... Read More - Video : Solution to ...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By Chris Dodds on 9th July, 2015

  This subsea cable was landed at Joss Bay, Broadstairs on 6th July 1974. The shore end cable was floated ashore from the Cable Ship DG Bast using flotation buoys that were later cut free by a diving team. A section of the beach was cl... Read More - A Subsea Cable Repai...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 7th July, 2015

T&D have entered into a formal distribution agreement with Nigerian distributor Western Development Company Limited (WDCL). WDCL differentiate themselves in the Nigerian business market place by providing outstanding services, i... Read More - T&D Global Expan...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 7th July, 2015

                  Invented by ABB heritage brand Thomas & Betts in 1958, Ty-Rap cable ties are the original and definitive product in safe and secure cable management for bot... Read More - Thomas & Betts T...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 2nd July, 2015

Non compliant "BS7671" installations often feature a potentially lethal cocktail of manufacturers devices that may not have been tested as a completed unit - whilst this "mix and match" attitude might be acceptable practice in Eur... Read More - BS7671 Non-Complianc...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 24th June, 2015

Silver Fox Cable Labels Arabian Falcon, the largest Oil and Gas electrical distributor in the UAE, are often asked to supply customers with cost-efficient but durable cable labels. This includes printing custom cable labels for high volume... Read More - Video : How To Print...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By on 24th June, 2015

Technor ATEX has now become Ex-tech Solution. Formerly part of Telemecanique, with more than 40 years of experience in the field of components, hazardous area ATEX equipment and Ex solutions for explosive atmospheres (ATEX and I... Read More - Technor ATEX Is Now ...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 24th June, 2015

By Oil & Gas UK, "the voice of the offshore industry". The leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. #OE15. See www.oilandgasuk.co.uk   Thorne & Derrick are inviting you to join LinkedIn... Read More - Celebrating 50 Years...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 24th June, 2015

Want to find out more about saving time and money on underground cable management? EA Technology is a world-leader in products and services which enhance performance, reliability, safety and cost-efficiency of power assets. EA Technology's &qu... Read More - New Paper : "Re...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 22nd June, 2015

The Deepwater Operations Conference And Exhibition The 15th annual Deepwater Operations Conference and Exhibition will continue the tradition of excellence in exploring the challenges involved in deepwater production. This conference connects o... Read More - Deepwater Operations...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 16th June, 2015

Accessing Phase, Neutral & Earth Conductors. 3 & 4 Core Waveform Cables are in widespread service throughout the UK DNO network - these type of cables must be stripped in accordance with the appropriate Approved Cable Jointing Instruction ... Read More - Jointing Of Waveform...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th June, 2015

Today, T&D received some extra special visitors from Hong Kong. Chung Wah Metal is the leading stockist in Hong Kong of a comprehensive range of pipes, fittings and accessories for the waterworks, drainage, oil and gas industries.  Pic... Read More - T&D Welcome Visi...

Category:  Exports


By Chris Dodds on 12th June, 2015

Electrical Distribution Maintenance Services Guide    Thorne & Derrick are inviting you to join LinkedIn’s fastest growing Discussion Group : LV-HV Cabling, Jointing, Substation & Hazardous Area Electricals... Read More - Free Guide : Schneid...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th June, 2015

Since this article was published in June 2015 the UK deep pit coal mining industry has ended with the closure of Kellingley colliery on 18 December 2015. Thoresby colliery operated by UK Coal and one of just three deep coal mines remaining in the ... Read More - Going, Going, Gone -...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 9th June, 2015

More video and photographic media from the online archive is available here : Underground, Overhead & Subsea Cables - Archive Videos & Gallery ... Read More - Video - Jointing Oi...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 8th June, 2015

  Cable Jointing Tools LV-HV Ripley Utility Tool Cable Preparation Tools     Not a week goes by without T&D being asked by cable contractors and jointers to recommend a tool-set for 33kV jointing. As specialist Me... Read More - 33kV Cable Jointers ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 5th June, 2015

Thorne & Derrick are a leading UK distributor of Medium & High Voltage Electrical & Cable Jointing Equipment. We would like to hear from 132kV trained and certified cable jointing and installation contractors.  T&D regularl... Read More - 132kV Cable Jointers...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 1st June, 2015

In the following Guest Blog we discover the impact of Amendment No.3 to BS7671 on both the electrical contracting and manufacturing industry in the UK. We focus particularly on the changes to the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations and their affect on... Read More - Consumer Units For U...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 29th May, 2015

We're Blowing Kisses At You 3M...... Scotchcast 3M Resin Cable Joints - Low Voltage Cable Jointing. Since 1985, T&D have stocked and supplied 3M Scotchcast Cable Joints - we have watched many resin cable joint kit suppliers come and go ... Read More - Smitten by Scotchcas...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 28th May, 2015

T&D are Approved Distributors for ProGARM's flame resistant, anti-static and arc flash safety clothing including their new ProGARM 2680 Class 2 Arc Flash Helmet. In today's Guest Blog, ProGARM discuss the importance of using arc flash ... Read More - Arc Flash Helmet For...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 28th May, 2015

    The Pfisterer Sicon Screw Principle - Product Installation Terminals, connectors and cable lugs using screw technology have been advancing over the years and for several electrical engineering reasons. Screw technology using... Read More - Pfisterer Sicon Mech...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 28th May, 2015

Mersen MV Controllable Fuse - Mitigating Arc Flash Hazard       Mersen has annouced the release of the next step in fuse technology - an intelligent controllable fuse for medium voltage applications.  Mersen Me... Read More - Mersen MVCF Medium V...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 27th May, 2015

      What Is The Roxtec Transit Designer?  As the leading manufacturer of cable and pipe transits, Roxtec have designed and updated their cable transit designer software. Version 3.0 of the ROXTEC TRANSIT DESI... Read More - Roxtec Transit Desig...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th May, 2015

Pfisterer Rail - Connectors, Clamps, Compensating Devices, Insulators & Electrical Safety. Pfisterer Sicon Power Feed mechanical shearbolt connectors for transformer connections are Network Rail PADS Approved.  Pfisterer Sicon 332 5... Read More - Pfisterer Sicon Powe...

Category:  Rail


By on 27th May, 2015

  SPPC 5 Phase Comparators. Superior in all situations. The Pfisterer SPPC 5 phase comparators combines ease of use with unparalleled measurement accuracy which is down to single-pole design and intelligent measurement tec... Read More - Pfisterer SPPC 5 33k...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 20th May, 2015

Appleton P-Series PlexPower. ATEX & IECEx Panelboard For Global Hazardous Area Installations. T&D thank Appleton for contributing the following Guest Blog. It’s been less than five years since Appleton introduced their PlexPow... Read More - Appleton P-Series Pl...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 20th May, 2015

      Pfisterer Connex Size 3 Inner Core Plugs - UK Stock  T&D are now the largest stockist of Pfisterer Connex size 3 inner core plugs. The stock will consist of 5 variations of the Connex Size 3 connectors that a... Read More - Pfisterer Connex Siz...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th May, 2015

                T&D are pleased to provide the following Guest Blog from Richard Rands, (Product Manager - Fastenings & Fixings) at Hellermann Tyton.  Here ... Read More - Greater Choice for C...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 19th May, 2015

Gas Insulated Switchgear.  Schneider RM6 - MV Compact Switchboard (Ring Main Unit) up to 24kV. The medium voltage equipment bushings on gas insulated switchgear (GIS) carry the electrical current from the outside to the inside of the enclo... Read More - Schneider RM6 Gas In...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 19th May, 2015

T&D UK would like to thank Karl Sullivan, Operations Director at Optimum Power Services for this article on the role of load banks in generator testing. Optimum Power Services are one of the UK's leading providers of generat... Read More - The Role of Load Ban...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 19th May, 2015

In this first of a new series of posts from electrical contractors, T&D and SEC Ltd discuss the working challenges and tooling solutions to crimping cables. T&D are inviting more contributions from qualified and competent electrical contra... Read More - Battery Crimping Too...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 19th May, 2015

Fixing Cables In Escape Routes Using Fire Resistant Cable Ties. In this second in a new series of Guest Blogs by NICEIC registered electrical contractors, we discuss and clarify the recent changes to BS7671 17th Edition Electrical Regulations and ... Read More - Fire Resistant Cable...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 18th May, 2015

This picture shows a medium voltage XLPE insulated cable end, which was removed from a failed pre-molded cable splice. The results of arcing can be seen on the insulation surface. When the cable jointer pencilled the XLPE insulation, burrs were left ... Read More - Poor Cable Jointing ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

VFD cables carry power from AC drive systems to AC motors. Consequently, VFD cables must conduct not only the overall high power levels of the pulse-width modulated (PWM) signals, but also the extremely high voltage which can occur when standing w... Read More - 3M Cable Repair Tape...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

CSD RISE Sealing Systems have worked very closely with both APEA and NICEIC during the update of the ‘Blue Book’ wording with respect to safe sealing of cable ducts in petrol filling stations. T&D are Main UK Stockists of the CSD R... Read More - APEA Blue Book Guida...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

  CATU Electrical Safety Equipment Arc Flash Clothing & Protection Arc flash is a short circuit through air that flashes over from one exposed live conductor to another conductor or to ground. Arc flash incidents are common and ... Read More - Arc Flash Clothing, ...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

Rail Cable Straps - London Underground LU. Balata Cable Straps - 3c 185sqmm 11kV LSOH Cable Strap (Powerlink SP80201). Pictured. Balata Straps are designed to provide a secure, reliable and robust cable supporting method suitable for use in all... Read More - Balata Cable Straps ...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

Rail Cable Straps - London Underground LU. Balata Cable Straps - LV Low Voltage Signal Comms. Pictured. Balata Straps are designed to provide a secure, reliable and robust cable supporting method suitable for use in all outdoor railway cable in... Read More - Balata Cable Straps ...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 8th May, 2015

​​T&D are distributors for the Littelfuse range of Powr-Gard Fuses, blocks, holders, relays, controls and MOVs. Littelfuse products help protect low and medium voltage electrical equipment used in construction, general industr... Read More - Littelfuse PGR-8800 ...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 7th May, 2015

Rail Cable Joints. LU & Network Rail. SPS cable joints are Network Rail (PADS) and LUL approved. SPS cable joints approved for cable jointing trackside power, signal, telecom and tunnel cables.   LSF Tunnel Cable Joints Fir... Read More - Video Training : Ins...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 7th May, 2015

3M 82-F2 Flexible Cable Jointing Kits are specified for inline (straight) and tap (branch) jointing of Type 11 Trailing Cables used in underground coal mines to power coal-cutters and face equipment.     Type 11 0.64/1.1kV BS6708 T... Read More - 3M Scotchcast Cable ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 6th May, 2015

3M Scotch Electrical Tapes Once upon a time, 3M introduced a vinyl electrical tape. That was in 1946 and at the time 3M revolutionised the role of electrical tapes for maintenance and repair jobs. Since then the use of conventional electrical t... Read More - Electrical Taping Sk...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 28th April, 2015

T&D present a Guest Article from Mecatration detailing the benefits and key features of their EID50 electric hydraulic crimping tools for cable jointers and overhead linesmen. Mecatraction EID50 is an electro hydraulic hand tool utilising trie... Read More - Mecatraction EID50 E...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 27th April, 2015

SPS Cable Protection Systems From Hellermann Tyton Hellermann Tyton SPS spiral binding offers robust protection from mechanical stress and excellent resistance from oils. Additionally Hellermann Tyton SPS spiral binding is very a... Read More - Hellermann Tyton Cab...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

Conductix-Wampfler Flexible Cable Reels For The Port Authority And Container Handling Industry The port authority and container handling industry is a key component in the backbone of the Britisheconomy. Directly employing 117,200 workers, contrib... Read More - 3M Scotchcast Flexib...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

3M Scotchcast M Series Cable Repair Kits For Crane Grab Power Cables Flexible and reeling cables are subject to frequent coiling movement and high mechanical strain - therefore any cable repair solution should replicate the properties of that cabl... Read More - 3M Scotchcast M Seri...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

Salute the Fleet. T&D working with the Chief Navigator of Polarcus DMCC have specified and supplied 3M Scotchcast 82-F1 cable splices for underwater and submersible cable jointing of flexible marine cables on thei... Read More - 3M Scotchcast Cable ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

Splicing Offshore Cables. 3M Scotchcast Submersible Cable Joints are suitable for marine and offshore shipwiring cables 600/1000v - this includes all offshore power and instrumentation topsides cables to IEC/NEK606 and halogen-free mud resistant c... Read More - 3M Scotchcast Cable ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

T&D have delivered 3M Pilot Cable Joints to CCC Cable Systems working with J Murphy & Sons Ltd UK. 3M Scotchcast cable joints suitable for underground direct burial were specified and supplied by T&D to joint Draka Pilot Cable type LT-... Read More - 3M Scotchcast 15kV I...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

T&D stock 3M Scotchcast Resin Cable Joint Kits (92-NBA0 to 92-NBA7) for jointing single and multi-core unarmoured, polymeric, low voltage power cables.  T&D service geophysical and marine contractors providing services rangi... Read More - 3M Scotchcast Marine...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

Offshore Cable Repairs. T&D working with Stena Drilling Aberdeen have satisfied several demanding offshore cable repair applications. Stena's drillship fleet required reliable and high specification power cable and control cable repai... Read More - Offshore Cable Repai...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

The Pile Fuel Storage Pond At Sellafield UK  Originally built in 1948, the pile fuel storage pond located in Sellafield, Cumbria was designed to receive, cool  and decan fuel from the Windscale Piles. The site was later upgr... Read More - 3M Scotchcast Cable ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2015

Sumburgh Airport - Much Needed Runway Repairs  In January 2012, a judge ruled in favour of Shetland Islands Council (SIC) against paying for the cost of repairs to the defective runway extension at Sumburgh Airport. The need for rep... Read More - 3M Scotchcast Cable ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th April, 2015

Watch How to Wipe Lead Cables Prior to Cable Jointing. Heat shrink cable joints for jointing paper or polymeric insulated cables (PILC or XLPE) with lead sheaths are specified for power distribution systems in the oil, gas and petrochemical i... Read More - Lead Wiping - A Disa...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 6th April, 2015

With the launch of a new hand-held instrument, a big step forward has been taken to understand and interpret the measurement of Partial Discharge (PD), a major cause of failure in High Voltage (HV) Electrical Assets. Partial Discharge occurs in an... Read More - Managing Risk & ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 31st March, 2015

T&D present a new Guest Blog from EA Technology today focussing on a UK DNO case study on reducing high volage (HV) power failures by improved monitoring using EA's CableData Collector (CDC).  The CDC identifies and reports Parti... Read More - Partial Discharge In...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 27th March, 2015

After the success of the previous blog post T&D UK would once again like to thank Karl Sullivan, Operations Director at Optimum Power Services for this article on data centres and their prominence of high voltage testing. Optimu... Read More - Data Centres: The Pr...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 13th March, 2015

When : Thursday 26th March 2015 Where : 3M Centre, Cain Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 8HT  Today’s energy industry faces many challenges in developing new infrastructure to keep pace with increasing and changing energy consumpt... Read More - REGISTER Innovation ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th March, 2015

Who Are EA Technology? EA Technology originated in 1966 as a research and development company serving the electricity industry. Today, EA Technology is a power engineering consultantcy specialising in asset management and solutions for owners o... Read More - Your Invite (Updated...

Category:  Electrical Equipment LV


By on 4th March, 2015

3M QTEN Outdoor Termination TS72 - Self Supporting Termination With Composite Insulator   3M Cold shrink technology ensures a quick and easy installation without the potential risks posed by heat shrink. The cold shrink terminations ar... Read More - 3M Outdoor Coldshrin...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 4th March, 2015

      London Underground (LUL) Approved Products   Prysmian Cable Cleats & Cable Glands Prysmian LSOH (low smoke zero halogen) cable cleats and cable glands are specified throughout the London Underground ra... Read More - Prysmian Cable Cleat...

Category:  Rail


By on 4th March, 2015

3M QSIII And QS3000 Cold Shrink Inline Joint With Cold Shrink Re-Jacketing 96-AX Series  3M 66 kV QSIII and QS3000 cold shrink cable joint kits are designed for inline jointing up to 72.5kV, single core polymeric power cables with copper wire... Read More - 66kV Cable Joints - ...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 2nd March, 2015

    The following article from 3M Oil & Gas Division follows the recent Blog by T&D's Chris Dodds where we considered the impact of sub-standard specifications in the oil and gas industry for electrical cable jointing... Read More - Protecting Cable Tra...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By on 27th February, 2015

        Multicontact MC4 connectors are single contact connectors used for connecting solar panels. The MC4 was introduced to replace the MC3 in response to the National Electrical Code 2008 wi... Read More - Multicontact MC4 Con...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By on 23rd February, 2015

    ecom Smart Ex-01 is the worlds first intrinsically safe, hazardous area smartphone certified for use within Zone 1 and Zone 2 areas.  With a vast amount of product benefits and features, the ecom Smart Ex-01 enabl... Read More - [Infographic] ecom S...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 23rd February, 2015

              ecom Tab-Ex Series Hazardous Area Tablet is the worlds first, hazardous area certified, handheld tablet computer. Part of the range of ecom hazardous area com... Read More - ecom Tab-Ex Series H...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2015

Feeder Pillars. LV Distribution Pillars. T&D have delivered 4off customised LV Distribution Feeder Pillars for Black & Veatch (Rivers & Coastal) working on behalf of the EA Environment Agency. Working with the Project Electrical Con... Read More - Fortress Feeder Pill...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By on 16th February, 2015

BASEC Awarded For Competence And Quality Management System The British Approvals Service For Cables (BASEC) has been accredited with ISO/IEC 17025 standard by UKAS, the United Kingdom Accreditation Service. The ISO/IEC 17025 is an international st... Read More - BASEC's Cable Testin...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2015

  Introduction to Lightning by the LightningDiva@Large Thorne & Derrick, the leading stockist and distributor of Earthing & Lightning Protection in the UK, are proud and privledged to host the following Guest Blog from JoOnna Silbe... Read More - Lightning: It’s All ...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon grey. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.   Craig & Derricott Isolator... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon red. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon grey. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         &nbs... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole finished Copon red. Die cast enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.          ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 2 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           Craig &a... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 3 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 3 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 4 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           Craig &a... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 25A 6 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 2 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 3 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 3 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 4 pole stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig & Derric... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 6 pole + 2E/B Aux. Stainless steel enclosure lockable in On & Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.         Craig ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 40A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           &... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 63A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           C... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 80A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           &... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By Jonny Hewitt on 10th February, 2015

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors LUL Section 12 isolator. 100A 3 pole + switched neutral. Sheet steel enclosure lockable in Off. LUL Section 12 Switch Disconnector.           ... Read More - Craig & Derricot...

Category:  Rail


By chris dodds on 6th February, 2015

A Heritage of Electrical Innovation A Timeline Of 3M Products Through The Years From Thorne & Derrick Further Reading: Electrical Taping Skills : A Lost Art? Some 3M Scotch Taping Tips... 3M Scotch 27 Glass Cloth Tape 3M Scotch... Read More - A Heritage of Electr...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 6th February, 2015

  Panduit Cable Locking Stainless Steel Bands - Protecting Network Rail Cables From Theft   Throughout the 20,000 miles of Network Rail infrastructure electrical cables are used to provide the vital power needed to keep its trains ... Read More - Network Rail Cable T...

Category:  Rail


By on 3rd February, 2015

Emtelle Cable Duct Emtelle 160mm Class 1 Power Ducts For 33kV Underground Cables    Emtelle 160mm power cable ducts are plastic cable ducts designed specifically for buried underground HV cables providing 33kV electricity supply. ... Read More - Emtelle Power Duct (...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2015

Not So. Think Twice. Crass attitudes lacking discrimination can sully personal and business reputations. So, a few words in defence of our cable jointers. When a high voltage power cable fails during normal operational service or during pr... Read More - When All Else Fails....

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2015

HV Heat Shrink Cable Joints & Cable Terminations. Fault Analysis. T&D have an obligation to investigate any cable joint or cable termination product failure, but over the years we have been asked more and more to get involved in general ca... Read More - Case 2 - High Voltag...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2015

HV Heat Shrink Cable Joints & Cable Terminations. Fault Analysis. T&D have an obligation to investigate any cable joint or cable termination product failure, but over the years we have been asked more and more to get involved in general ca... Read More - Case 1 - An 11kV 3 ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2015

HV Heat Shrink Cable Joints & Cable Terminations. Fault Analysis. T&D have an obligation to investigate any cable joint or cable termination product failure, but over the years we have been asked more and more to get involved in general ca... Read More - Case 3 - An 11kV Hea...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2015

LV HV Heat Shrink Cable Joints & Cable Terminations. Fault Analysis. T&D have an obligation to investigate any cable joint or cable termination product failure, but over the years we have been asked more and more to get involved in general... Read More - Case 4 - Problems Of...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2015

HV Heat Shrink Cable Joints & Cable Terminations. Fault Anaysis. T&D have an obligation to investigate any cable joint or cable termination product failure, but over the years we have been asked more and more to get involved in genera... Read More - Case 5 - "Buzzi...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 30th January, 2015

  Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) Cable Repairs  Schlumberger RedaMAX 400 is a high voltage (HV) cable designed specifically for use with electrical submersible pumps, however the cable can also be used within gassy wells and other ... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink EPDM ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 30th January, 2015

Network Rail PADS Number 3M Electrical  Part Number Product Status Replacement Full Description 0039/013057 3M Scotchcode ... Read More - 3M Electrical : Netw...

Category:  Rail


By on 30th January, 2015

CSD RISE Duct Seal - Diesel & Transformer Oil Resistant The CSD RISE cable duct seal system is used when sealing open cable ducts to protect against water and gas ingress, rodents and other foreign bodies from entering the duct and c... Read More - CSD RISE Duct Seals ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 29th January, 2015

On the 1st of January a new website Ex-PERT was launched, allowing End-Users to more quickly and easily find Hazardous Area Equipment that meets their specific needs. Ex-PERT enables users of the site to filter products based on the Certification,... Read More - Ex-PERT Launch Hazar...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By on 27th January, 2015

      Roxtec & Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd   The Namma Metro Project in Bangalore, India is the development of a mass transit system consisting of three phases. Phase 1 consists of 42.3 k... Read More - Roxtec Cable Sealing...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2015

Panduit Video : This 15-minute video is a training video on OSHA 1910.147, the Control of Hazardous Energy. Send an e-mail to cdodds@thorneandderrick.co.uk to request your FREE copy. Please include within the e-mail your name, ship to address, co... Read More - Safety Training Vide...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2015

Silver Fox Cable Labels Fox-Flo LS0H Tie-on Cable Labels   Cable Labels With London Underground Approval....Print up to 60 cable labels in 15 seconds.   LU 1-085 is the current approval document which details the requirements o... Read More - LU 1-085 Approved Ra...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2015

      Acknowledgement : Abigail Yates (Sales & Marketing Executive at Roxtec) T&D distribute a wide range of Roxtec cable transits including round and rectangular cable transit frames, cable and pipe seals... Read More - Roxtec Halogen Free ...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2015

Boddingtons Cable Jointing Tools. GB-P20 Cable Jointing Tool. HV Screen Removal Tools. When installing high voltage heatshrink cable joints and cable terminations, correct cable preparation is vital to ensure long term reliability. This is... Read More - Bonded Semi-Con Scre...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2015

More Support for London Underground Contractors from T&D. T&D have supplied Lucy Fortress Galvanised Steel Feeder Pillars to London Underground contractors working on the Upminster Depot expansion project. The Lucy Fortress size 22 hot dip... Read More - London Underground D...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 22nd January, 2015

T&D are Approved Distributors and Stockists for the Boddington Electrical range of Cable Jointers Tool Kits. T&D have recently supplied several cable jointing contractors and jointer training schools with Cable Jointers Tool Kit 2 (Bodding... Read More - Boddingtons Cable Jo...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st January, 2015

IEC 61914:2009 specifies requirements and tests for cable cleats and intermediate restraints used for securing cable in electrical installations. Cable cleats provide resistance to electromechanical forces where declared. This standard includes ca... Read More - IEC Standard 61914 :...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

3M 3100 Mining Splice Kits are specified for flexible conduit and cable jacket (sheath) repairs, as well as for splicing mine and portable cables. For use on 2, 3 or 4 Conductor Flat Type W, G, or G-GC 3 or 4 Conductor Round-Type W, G, or G-GC ; 6... Read More - Video Training - 3M ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

      T&D have supplied 6 Lucy Fortress Size 24 Feeder Pillars to the site contractor enabling the Low Voltage Power Distribution upgrade to Hackney Downs Railway Station, Essex Hot dipped galvanised and stainless ste... Read More - Feeder Pillars For L...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

Rail Cable Trough - CUBIS RAILduct. Deter Copper Cable Theft. CUBIS RAILduct™ is the modern, lightweight alternative to concrete cable troughing for containing trackside rail cables, including signalling, telecom and power (low and high ... Read More - CUBIS RAILduct HDPE ...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

PADS Approval 3M Cold Shrink Termination 95-EB62-2 (Cat 054/064142). 3M 95-EB62-2. 3M Cold Shrink High Voltage Cable Joints and Cable Terminations carry Network Rail approvals for 6.35/11kV, 25kV and 19/33kV polymeric power cables. Prysmian 25k... Read More - PADS Approval For 3M...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2015

Pictured : Siemens Onshore Wind Turbine (1.3MW) being erected at Bankend Rig WInd Farm. The following 3 part Video set provides an interesting overview of the procedures for installing 33kV high voltage power cables.  Part 1 - 33kV Cable P... Read More - Project Video : 33kV...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 15th January, 2015

CSD RISE Rapid cable duct seals are in service throughout the UK DNO and electrical distribution network providing effective and reliable protection to 11kV and 33kv cable duct and service entries into high voltage substations.   CSD RISE Rap... Read More - Video : CSD RISE Rap...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 14th January, 2015

      The Ellis Patents Triplex Cable Surround The Triplex cable surrounds are manufactured by Ellis Patents in a LSF zero halogen polymeric material. Suitable for use in conjunction with Ellis cable cleats such as the ... Read More - Triplex Cable Cleat ...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 14th January, 2015

  11kV Triplex Cable Sheath Repair Kits 95sqmm 185sqmm 300sqmm.   SWRS43/10 Heat Shrink Wraparound Repair Sleeves, 43-10mm shrink range, 1m long  Suits Triplex 11kV cable 95sqmm XLPE – 27.17mm OD over sheath Sui... Read More - Triplex Cable Sheath...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th January, 2015

Triplex 11kV Cables - Cable Glanding New high voltage switchgear designs necessitate a revised method of terminating 11kV triplex cables into cable end boxes. Traditional cable gland plates have been substituted for one that permits the tripl... Read More - Triplex 11kV Cables ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th January, 2015

The following Cable Jointing Manual issued by Central Networks expertly and concisely covers the steps required by the cable jointer to burn out traditional compound cable boxes ("pitch" such as Prysmian BICC G101) and re-terminate... Read More - 11kV Cable Box Termi...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th January, 2015

The 2015 Electrical Installation Guide is a practical guide for the complete design of a LV-MV electrical installation according to IEC 60364 and other relevant IEC standards. It has been written for electrical professionals who must design, selec... Read More - FREE COPY : 2015 LV ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th January, 2015

          Centriforce Tapetile Cable Protection Tape - Flexible For Quick And Easy Application  The Centriforce Tapetile Cable Protection Tape is a specially formulated cable protection tape constructed... Read More - ENA-TS 12-23 Centrif...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 9th January, 2015

          Centriforce Stokbord Underground Cable Covers - Heavy Duty Underground Cable Protection Centriforce Stokbord Cable Covers are heavy duty cable protection covers manufactured from high imp... Read More - ENA-TS 12-23 Centrif...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 8th January, 2015

      Roxtec commissioned EA Technology to produce a report on the causes and effects of high relative humidity within indoor substation environments and methods of mitigation. T&D have been selected by Roxtec to c... Read More - Sealing Cables In Hi...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 8th January, 2015

VIDEO : Silver Fox Cable Labels - Legend 2 Part Thermal Cable Labels  VIDEO : Silver Fox Cable Labels - Fox-Flo Tie-On Thermal Cable Labels  VIDEO : Silver Fox Cable Labels - Legend Heatshrink Thermal Cable Labels  ... Read More - Silver Fox Cable Lab...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By on 7th January, 2015

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU IEC Voltage Detectors    CATU Capacitive MV voltage detectors used by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)  CATU voltage detectors have been featured in an education... Read More - CATU Voltage Testers...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 7th January, 2015

          Guidance Notes On Installing Ellis Patents Alpha Trefoil Cable Cleat Ellis Patents Alpha Trefoil Cable Cleats are designed for cable support and containment where moderate to low leve... Read More - Installation Instruc...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

Basic Overview Of A Lightning Protection System Part 3 of 3  - Earth Termination System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Part 1 Air Termination System - Risk Assessment ... Read More - Lightning Protection...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

The following Live Line Working overview for general guidance only is provided by Catu Electrical Safety. Live Line Working Gloves & Tools.       Framework Of Conditions For Working With Live Electricity Working w... Read More - Live Line Working Me...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

Basic Overview Of A Lightning Protection System   Part 2 - Down Conductor System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Part 1 Air Termination System - Risk Assessment &... Read More - Lightning Protection...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

CSD Duct Sealants - RISE & RISE RAPID. CSD Cable and Pipe Transit Systems Supplied By T&D Protect Against The Ingress Of Water, Gas Escape & Provide A Fire Tight Seal. T&D thank Anthony Jordan, Operations Director, CSD... Read More - CSD Systems RISE &am...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

        Part 1 – Risk Assessment & Air Termination System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Kingsmill Industries (UK) Ltd are a leading ... Read More - Lightning Protection...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 16th December, 2014

T&D are pleased to work together with Red Mist Media and support their powerful oil and gas industry marketing platforms. John Morrison (Marketing Manager - Red Mist Media) provides further details in the following Guest Blog post on how he an... Read More - Red Mist Media – Mar...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 15th December, 2014

Cablesafe Cable Hooks for Suspending & Hanging Low & High Voltage Cables. Cablesafe Cable Hooks are 'S' shaped cable hooks made from GRP (glass reinforced polyester) - Cablesafe Cable Hooks support, suspend and retain cables in the... Read More - Cablesafe Cable Hook...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 15th December, 2014

Glow in the Dark Cablesafe Cable Hooks Recently safety hooks have been developed in a phosphoric version that will glow in the dark - in the event of an electrical power shut down or outage the cable hooks work as an orientation for an escape rout... Read More - Glow In The Dark Cab...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 15th December, 2014

      This week, T&D have received a record purhase order for the design and supply of LV Pre-Wired Distribution Feeder Pillars. T&D assisted in the specification of LV Low Voltage Pre-Wired Feeder Pillars to Perth ... Read More - Lucy Zodion Feeder P...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 15th December, 2014

Cablesafe hooks are 'S' shaped, glass re-inforced polyester (GRP), plastic cable hooks designed to hold cables, hoses, work gear and wires off the floor. By removing these items and clearing floorspace, you are also removing any potential tri... Read More - Cablesafe Cable Hook...

Category:  Cable Accessories


By on 12th December, 2014

GRP Roadside Feeder Pillars For LV Low Voltage Power Distribution.  T&D have supplied European entertainments company Merlin Entertainments with 7 Morgan Marine Type O Roadside GRP feeder pillars for a new low voltage power upgrade p... Read More - GRP Roadside Feeder ...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 12th December, 2014

ABB Kabeldon Dry Cable Termination for 145kV. With the brand new ABB cable termination the installation can be done in less than one hour. Combining proven and reliable technology with innovative thinking and world class engineering, ABB in Ali... Read More - VIDEO : ABB Kabeldon...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th December, 2014

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Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th December, 2014

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Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th December, 2014

        Your Cable Circuit Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link    Why Power Supply By Installing Underspecified Cable Joints? The purpose of any cable joint is to remove damaged sections of cab... Read More - Coming 2015...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th December, 2014

Euromold 400TB Connectors. T&D again demonstrate their ability to competitively supply HV 11kV cable and accessory packages.       T&D have supplied 400m of 11kV Triplex BS7870 XLPE single core 70sqmm cable plus... Read More - Nexans Euromold 400T...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 5th December, 2014

BS5467 3.3kV Mains Power Cable Joints. "Whilst your insurance policy may cover the cost of the damage to the underground services and legal costs attached to a claim, it will not extend to cover the cost of investigation, loss of contracts, i... Read More - Power Outage Averted...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 4th December, 2014

T&D are delighted to have been given the opportunity to publish the following Guest Blog by Linda Snell. Linda is Marketing Director at I-80 Equipment, the world's largest bucket truck dealer. I-80 supply bucket trucks to utilities in al... Read More - Going Green - Tips f...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2014

The Scottish Business Resilience Centre is soon to be hosting their second annual Metal Theft Summit. Taking place over a full day, the summit will include a balance of networking opportunities and presentations as well as information on metal the... Read More - #MetalTheft - The Su...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2014

T&D are proud to present a Guest Article from EA Technology's Colin Vickers, originator of the revolutionary CableSniffer™ which is designed to quickly and accurately detect the location of underground cable faults on low voltage n... Read More - CableSniffer - The P...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2014

Elite Precast are the UK's premier manufacturer of Precast Concrete Ducting Channels and Concrete Cable Troughs. Elite Precast's sales & marketing director Owen Batham outlines the advantages of using concrete ducting f... Read More - Precast Concrete Duc...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th November, 2014

Precast Concrete Cable Protection Precast concrete cable protection covers are widely acknowledged as being the most durable and reliable protection system for underground cables and pipes. Since Roman times, concrete has been the construction ... Read More - Concrete Cable Prote...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 12th November, 2014

T&D, the largest UK distributor for AN Wallis Earthing & Lightning Protection Systems, visited their Nottingham factory last week to learn more about the manufacturing process for copper earth tapes. Today, we present a selection of photog... Read More - Copper Earth Tape Fo...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 12th November, 2014

Lightning Protection & Earthing - The 3 Types of LPS Earthing Systems.  There are 3 types of LPS earthing systems. In general, the LPS earthing system should: Be an integrated system for lightning protection, power systems and te... Read More - Lightning Protection...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 12th November, 2014

Down Conductors General considerations for the copper down conductors (copper earth tapes) are as follows unless the Lightning Protection System (LPS) is isolated: There should be at least two down conductors around the building The down c... Read More - Copper Earth Tape Do...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 12th November, 2014

Hit The Social Media Jackpot With T&D On LinkedIn. Access Over 176,000,000 Professionals!    ... Read More - T&D On LinkedIn ...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 31st October, 2014

Cable Jointing, Terminating & Abandoning LV & HV Cables. T&D have collated the following YouTube Video Playlist for Electrical Engineers, Cable Jointers, Jointers Mates and the Electrical Power Industry Professionals. The Playlist o... Read More - Training Videos (36)...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th October, 2014

Yesterday, T&D met with Trace-In-Metal (#Metaltheft) to discuss the epidemic of metal theft in the UK electrical, cable and power industry - this crime especially affects copper cables, substation earthing systems and overhead line networks. B... Read More - #MetalTheft - Preven...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd October, 2014

Elite Concrete Cable Covers And Markers - Providing Solid Cable Protection To Utility Cable Services (LV-HV).  In this Guest Blog, Owen Batham (Sales & Marketing Director - Elite Precast Concrete Ltd) highlights the importance and benefit... Read More - Elite Precast Concre...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 9th October, 2014

COBA Switchboard Matting - CobaSwitch. Who Are COBA? Established in 1966 as COBA Plastics, the company was originally run by the two founders from a very small premises in central England. Today COBA employs over 700 people with their mattin... Read More - Coba Switch Insulati...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 8th October, 2014

Today, Thorne & Derrick staff met with the Regional Sales Director from Ensto Utility Networks, Harri Otila. We discussed the benefits of Ensto cold shrink technology for cable jointing and cable terminating applications particularly for ... Read More - Ensto & Thorne &...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 29th September, 2014

T&D have recently supplied 300 tins of Prysmian G38A Cable Box Filling Compound to Saudi Cable Company - SCC provide HV and EHV electrical construction and maintenance services to the Middle East electricity industry. SCC install, joint, terminat... Read More - Prysmian G38A Cable ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 29th September, 2014

Ischia Solutions - Providing Paperless Solutions To Hazardous Area Inspections Ischia Solutions were established out of West supply Electrical who have over 20 years experience of serving the hazardous area industry. During this 20 years, it b... Read More - Ischia Solutions - P...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By on 25th September, 2014

Ansell Hyflex 11-518 - The Benefits  The Ansell Hyflex 11-518 is a general purpose, industrial usage glove and one part of the range of Ansell gloves distributed by Thorne & Derrick. Constructed with Dyneema Diamond Tec... Read More - Ansell Hyflex 11-518...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earth Cables Offshore. T&D are working on technical specifications for the supply of Earth Cables to Aker Solutions for use in the Indian oil industry. This includes type 1 dynamic cables consisting of plain, multi-stranded annealed copper ear... Read More - T&D Working With...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Temporary Earthing Equipment for National Grid Substation Earth Tapes. T&D distribute temporary HV earthing kits and equipment for substation earth tapes in accordance with National Grid NSI 24.   Earthing kits for high voltage (HV) s... Read More - Temporary Earthing E...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earth Bars for Earthing & Lightning Protection. Today, we have up-loaded 3 short display videos showing the 3 types of copper earth bars available - standard, single-link and twin-link earth bars. AN Wallis Earth bars are manufactured from ... Read More - 6 Way Earth Bars AN ...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection AN Wallis earth rods are designed for use where extremely high corrosion resistance and long service life are required.   AN Wallis copper earth rods provide effective earthing for all site conditions an... Read More - Internally Threaded ...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection AN Wallis U bolt clamps can be used to connect flat copper tapes and stranded cables to earth rods, reinforcing bars (re-bar), hand rails etc. AN Wallis ERU 470 U Bolt Clamps are a double plate type for verti... Read More - Double Plated U Bolt...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection. HV Substation Earthing. Substation Earth End Clamps - PB Weir CE22-BESI-L2 & CE20-ESI-E1 clamps are used for application to clean and dirty copper or aluminium strip. The PB Weir substation earth e... Read More - Substation Earth End...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection - Measuring Earth Resistance Originating from an online LinkedIn Discussion titled Measuring Earth Resistance and started by Edvard Csanyi, Founder and Electrical Engineer at EEP. Soil composition, moisture c... Read More - Measuring Earth Resi...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

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Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Wind Farms. Earthing & Lightning Protection. A wind farm copper earthing system is designed for two different functions : to protect human beings and the components in case of power systems fault and to protect them in case of a lightning ... Read More - Wind Farms - Earthin...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 23rd September, 2014

Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager for Kingsmill Earthing, Gives A Brief Guide To The Need For Earthing And Lightning Protection. Earthing & Lightning Protection If an unprotected building were to be struck ... Read More - Lightning Protection...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 15th September, 2014

  Nexans Euromold Compact HV Cable Connectors   Nexans Euromold tee-shaped connectors are designed for terminating high voltage XLPE/EPR polymeric cables into compact switchgear to make optimum use of limited installation space. ... Read More - Nexans Euromold Conn...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 15th September, 2014

3M Cold Shrink Joints & Terminations for High Voltage Cables - Largest UK Stocks.     3M high voltage cable joints are designed for total reliability providing you with peace of mind as well as saving you time and money. 3M ... Read More - High Voltage 3M Cold...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 15th September, 2014

Today, T&D have supplied 60off SPS Heat Shrink Cable Terminations to connect 6.6kV single and 3 core EPR insulated, wire braided cables to HV terminal boxes. Working with Weir Oil & Gas, South Lanarkshire in Scotland, T&D secured the b... Read More - 6.6kV Offshore Cable...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th September, 2014

Substations, Short Circuiting And Cable Cleats. Ellis Patents Emperor cable cleats are specified and installed by most UK DNO's for the short-circuit restraint and protection of high voltage power cables, this includes 11kV single and 3 core c... Read More - Ellis Emperor Cable ...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 9th September, 2014

Cembre Crimping Tools Cembre are world leaders in the manufacture of electrical crimping, compression connectors and associated cable tooling for overhead and underground cable systems. The Cembre B135-C 14.4V cordless hydraulic crimping tool i... Read More - Cembre B135-C Cordle...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 9th September, 2014

The BS7609 Code Of Practice For Installing Uninsulated Connectors With Copper Or Aluminium Conductors. The BS7609 code of practice sets out what is best practice for the installation and inspection of uninsulated compression and mechanical co... Read More - BS7609 Guidance Note...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 9th September, 2014

  The CSD RISE Cable Duct Seal system is used across many industries, where vermin ingress has been a problem, and is specified by many water and electricity companies in the UK. CSD RISE cable duct seal kits provide reliable and effective pr... Read More - CSD RISE Cable Duct ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduit For Hazardous Areas. Ex d Flameproof requirements insist that cable used in hazardous areas should be a considerably compact circular cable with extruded bedding and using fillers that are non-hygroscopic. Thought shou... Read More - Why Use Flexicon Fle...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduits Market Leading Flexible Conduit Systems   Flexicon can offer impartial advice on which flexible conduit system is most suited to your applications. Important factors when determining the most suitable flexi... Read More - Flexicon Flexible Co...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduit EMC Screening Classifications   Fexicon have over 28 different metal conduit systems to select from ranging from 10mm to 75mm in size. Flexicon metallic conduit & fittings are manufactured in galvanised ste... Read More - Flexicon Flexible Co...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduits The Uses And Benefits   T&D are Approved Stockists and Distributors for the Flexicon range of Flexible Conduits including hazardous area EXD flameproof conduits, liquid tight conduits, industrial conduits ... Read More - Cutting & Assemb...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduits T&D are Flexicon Flexible Conduit Stockist Distributors.   Flexicon's market leading Flexible Conduit Systems are distributed by T&D. The wide range available not only includes Galvanised Steel ... Read More - Low Fire Hazard Cond...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduits Flexicon LTPPU Flexible Steel Conduit   Flexicon has extended its range of polyurethane coated flexible conduit by launching a liquid tight range with an IP rating of IP66, IP67, IP68 and IP69k. Flexicon ... Read More - First UK Polyurethan...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduit Fittings Flexicon FPA & FPAX Conduit Fittings   Flexicon has extended its range of FPA and FPAX fast fit flexible conduit fittings to include integrated cable glands that provide cable strain relief when us... Read More - Flexicon FPA & F...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Conduit LUL Approved Low Fire Hazard Liquid Tight Flexible Conduit Flexicon Flexible Conduits - Interactive Catalogue   Flexicon Flexible Conduits were delighted to present, Flexicon LTPLFH, the latest LUL London Under... Read More - New LUL Approved Fle...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

HV Cable Joints & Cable Terminations - Cable Fault Analysis. T&D have an obligation to investigate any cable joint or cable termination product failure, but over the years we have been asked more and more to get involved in general cable f... Read More - Cable Fault Analysis...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 8th September, 2014

Flexicon Flexible Conduits Low Fire Hazard (LFH) - LSF (low smoke and fume) and LSOH (low smoke zero halogen) Low Fire Hazard (LFH) conduit systems are becoming an increasing part of the specification in many cabling applications. Publ... Read More - Flexicon Flexible Co...

Category:  Flexible Conduit Cable Management


By Chris Dodds on 5th September, 2014

CMP E1FW Cable Glands ... Read More - CMP Products Video -...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 5th September, 2014

CMP E1FX Cable Glands   ... Read More - CMP Products Video -...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 5th September, 2014

Cable cleats are vital to fix power cables to the cable containment infrastructure of renewable energy projects, especially wind turbine applications. Cable cleats are used in conjunction with cable tray, ladder and basket. Cable cleats fix, retai... Read More - Cable Cleats for Win...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By on 5th September, 2014

The CSD RISE Rapid System  The RISE Rapid system from CSD Sealing Systems provides an effective method of sealing cable ducts from wet or running water installations as well as being gas tight. Wet conditions or those where running ... Read More - Sealing Cable Ducts ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By on 20th August, 2014

Thorne & Derrick customer Petrofac have announced that through Petrofac Training Services they are to be the principle sponsors of the Scottish Challenge Cup.  Pictured: The Scottish Challenge Cup Who Are Petrofac? As one o... Read More - T&D Customer Pet...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 11th August, 2014

T&D are supplying Ocean Patriot, a North Sea based semi-submersible oil rig owned and managed by Diamond Offshore, with several Panduit MEHT187 stainless steel cable marking systems for identifying offshore and marine cables. Today T&... Read More - Panduit MEHT187 Stai...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 8th August, 2014

T&D are Link-up Approved - Link-up qualifies, evaluates and monitors suppliers on behalf of UK rail market buyers. Company Name: Barnbury Enterprises Ltd T/A Thorne & Derrick Company ID: 158366 Subscription to Link-up Expiry Date: 05 ... Read More - Thorne & Derrick...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 1st August, 2014

Hazardous Area Mobile Phones Hazardous Area Mobile Phones, Ecom Handy 07 Special Price Offer £736.00 each + VAT   Durable and reliable ATEX Zone 1 and 21 hazardous area mobile phone delivers world class connectivity, flexibility an... Read More - Ecom Handy 07 Mobile...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 1st August, 2014

Hazardous Area Mobile Phones Ecom Handy 06 ATEX Hazardous Area Mobile Phones. Ecom Handy 06 ATEX Mobile Phones have been supplied to Thyson Technology Ltd by T&D to provide reliable and safe connectivity in hazardous area sites for inspecti... Read More - Ecom Handy 06 ATEX H...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 29th July, 2014

T&D working with Abtech have secured new orders from KCA Deutag Tender Barges Pte Ltd for high voltage, hazardous area junction boxes with Ex e certification. Abtech VPJB custom-built junction box enclosures have been specified by T&D to p... Read More - Abtech High Voltage ...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By on 29th July, 2014

How Safe Is Your Workspace? Craig & Derricott ATEX Zone 22 Isolators ATEX Zone 22 areas are those that are classified as a place in which an explosive atmosphere, in the form of a cloud of combustible dust in air is not likely to occur in n... Read More - ATEX Zone 22 Hazardo...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 29th July, 2014

A Gallery of Kingsmill Copper Earthing Products - Pinned By Thorne & Derrick To Celebrate A Purchase Order For 100+ Copper Earth Bars. 29th July 2014. Follow Thorne & Derrick's board Kingsmill - Copper Earthing & Lightning Prote... Read More - Celebrate Kingsmill ...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 28th July, 2014

Craig & Derricott PhotoVoltaic (PV) Isolators - AC & DC Isolators 'i-switch' Disconnectors Isolating the electrical power from the array part of a solar power energy generation system is an essential part of the maintenance and rep... Read More - PV Solar Switch Disc...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By on 28th July, 2014

With over 60 years experience in designing electrical switchgear, the extensive Craig & Derricott range of fire rated isolators and switches has been developed to the highest standards and specifications required. Especially for the ventilatio... Read More - Fire Rated Isolators...

Category:  Electrical Equipment LV


By on 23rd July, 2014

Is The Stahl EC-710 Series Compact Camera, The World's Toughest Hazardous Area Camera? The EC-710 is a compact camera from Stahl designed specifically for the harshest hazardous area environments as part of the range of Stahl hazardous area ca... Read More - Stahl EC-710 Compact...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 22nd July, 2014

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap, The Cable Tie Engineered To Last. T&D, a leading UK distributor for Thomas & Betts electrical products stock Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Cable Ties - a product with a 50 year history.  Within the ... Read More - Thomas & Betts T...

Category:  Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 22nd July, 2014

T&D are approved vendors to National Grid and their electricity framework contractors. We can deliver customised copper earth tape for high voltage substation earthing embossed to National Grid specification.  Bare copper earthing tape is... Read More - Copper Earth Tape Fo...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 21st July, 2014

T&D distribute the complete range of SEB Cable Pulling and Cable Laying Equipment for low and high voltage (LV-HV) power cable installations into underground trench or cable duct - this now includes the new SEB TCW 3000 3T Line Pull Cable Pulling... Read More - Pulling Cable In The...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By on 18th July, 2014

T&D are supplying six Thomas & Betts cable crimping tools with suitable dies to crimp Dragon Tooth splices to CG Power Systems, one of the world's top ten manufacturers of three-phase transformers.   T&D distribute... Read More - Thomas & Betts C...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 18th July, 2014

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment Hazardous areas are exactly what the name suggests. A working area that would present a hazard to anyone working within them due the presence of a potentially explosive atmosphere - this includes concentrat... Read More - Hazardous Area Class...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 16th July, 2014

Since 1985 T&D have been major stockists for the 3M Scotch Electrical Tape range - as the leading 3M Scotch Electrical Tape stockist we can offer the following benefits : Large 3M discounts Overnight 3M delivery No 3M MOQ's - just o... Read More - 3M Scotchrap Printed...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 16th July, 2014

Thanks @STAHL_USA for excellent #IECEX #HazardousArea presentation & trailer show earlier today at T&D pic.twitter.com/64kIubWmB9 — Thorne & Derrick UK (@ThorneanDerrick) July 16, 2014 Video : Explosion Proof Electrical ... Read More - T&D Welcome Stah...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 9th July, 2014

Feeder Pillars Ritherdon feeder pillars, made from 304 grade stainless steel, are used to provide low voltage power control, monitoring and distribution in the rail and tram system. Ritherdon feeder pillars are designed with an integral ro... Read More - Ritherdon Stainless ...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 8th July, 2014

Since 1985 T&D UK have been major stockists for the 3M Scotch Electrical Tape range however T&D's connection with 3M goes right back to the 1960s when Victor Thorne and Brian Derrick were directors of Brissco Equipment Ltd. A... Read More - 3M Scotch Electrical...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 8th July, 2014

KERS Insulating Rubber Gloves And The Need For Personal Protective Equipment.  What Is KERS? Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) is the process of capturing the kinetic energy produced during a Formula 1 race when the car is brakin... Read More - Insulating Gloves Fo...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 7th July, 2014

ABB Power Products T&D are national and international distributors of ABB Power Products. @abbppmv Nobody does it better, Makes me feel sad for the rest, Nobody does it half as good as you, #ABB you're the best — Thorne and De... Read More - #ABB You're The Best...

Category:  ABB Power Products


By Chris Dodds on 7th July, 2014

      Polypipe Class 1 PVCu cable duct is specified to meet the ENATS 12-24 standard and is approved by most UK DNO's to provide underground cable protection to 33kV power cables - available as either sealed or unsealed an... Read More - Class 1 PVCu Undergr...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By on 7th July, 2014

Hadar Lighting HDL106N LED Floodlights (ATEX Certified) - Out Of The Darkness Comes The Light! T&D are pleased to announce that the new generation of Hadar hazardous area standard and emergency LED floodlights with ATEX certification have... Read More - Hadar HDL106N LED Fl...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By on 4th July, 2014

4th July Special Blog 235 years ago to the day, America's founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence that seperated the colonies of The United States of America from the control of the British Empire. A landmark in global history,... Read More - UK US - The Special ...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 3rd July, 2014

T&D UK are stockist distributors for the full range of AN Wallis Earthing, Lightning Protection and Low Voltage Surge Protection. This weeks featured site photograph shows church steeple earthing using 25mm width aluminium earth tape with brow... Read More - Earthing Church Stee...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 3rd July, 2014

Pictured : One World Trade Center. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) Pictured : Manhattan Skyline. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) Pictured : The Empire State Building. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images+) Photographers both professional and amate... Read More - Photos : Lightning S...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 2nd July, 2014

Kingsmill Earthing LCEM930 Lattice Copper Earth Mat : 900mm x 900mm x 3mm Manufactured from 25x3mm Soft Drawn Copper Tape Kingsmill Lattice Copper Earth Mats are used where step potential could cause problems, they are a lower cost option t... Read More - Copper Earthing Mats...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 1st July, 2014

Cembre AAD-M Aluminium Terminals - DIN Spec Cable Terminal Lugs T&D are UK distributors of Cembre cable termination lugs.   Cembre AAD-M Aluminium Terminals are suitable for both low and high voltage cable terminal appli... Read More - DIN Specification EN...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2014

  CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU Lockout / Tagout Solution A lockout must be done whilst working on an item of electrical installation or work equipment to ensure the safety of workers.  Depending on the environ... Read More - Catu Lockout / Tagou...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 30th June, 2014

Panduit Cable & Wire Management For The Global Rail Industry Who Are Panduit? T&D, a specialist distributor for Panduit, thank Sarah Juley (Panduit Social Media Manager) for contributing this Guest Blog to our website. Panduit h... Read More - Panduit - Rail Cable...

Category:  Rail


By Jack Nottidge on 30th June, 2014

Tinned Earth Bars - Advantages & Applications By Kingsmill Earthing Kingsmill Earthing And Lightning Protection Solutions T&D thank Jason Leatherland (UK Sales & Business Development Manager) for providing the following Guest Blog t... Read More - Tinned Earth Bars - ...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 26th June, 2014

How To Install A Heat Shrink Joint On A 33kV Cable - Demonstration Video. With over half a million views on the T&D YouTube channel, there is one video sitting on top. Over 53,000 people have viewed the SPS 33kV XLPE Cable Joint V... Read More - T&D's Most Popul...

Category:  Company Updates


By on 26th June, 2014

The T&D Google+ Page is a leading Electrical Industry G+ page. With over 20,000 views and almost 100 followers, the T&D Google+ page is a hub of engaging industry information, news and company blogs. Electrical topics discussed and covered... Read More - Thorne and Derrick -...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 25th June, 2014

CATU Insulating Rubber Gloves IEC 60903 Insulating Gloves   Thorne & Derrick landed another new order for 110 pairs of Catu insulating gloves to IEC 60903 from the UK representative of the Ras Gas Company Limited (Doha, Qatar).... Read More - Catu IEC 60903 Insul...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 25th June, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection - An Absolute Necessity Are your earthing systems up to the job? How can you safeguard your assets in the safest and most cost effective way? T&D are the largest UK stockist of AN Wallis Earthing ... Read More - Earthing & Light...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 25th June, 2014

Today T&D entered into a UK Distribution Agreement with global American company Eaton. Who Are Eaton? With sales of $22bn in 2013, Eaton is leading global suppliers of power management products. With products in the hydraulics and aerospace... Read More - T&D Distribute E...

Category:  Company Updates


By on 25th June, 2014

Romac Industrial Electrical Equipment has been supplying custom, new, surplus and re-manufactured LV-MV electrical material since 1958.  Things have developed a lot in the last 56 years and today Romac have one of the best Industrial Ele... Read More - Romac Medium Voltage...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 24th June, 2014

CATU Arc Flash Protection Arc Flash -  IEC61482-1 Standards   An arc flash occurs when there is a short circuit through the air between conductors or conductors and ground, such a flash will result in numerous hazards such as:... Read More - IEC61482-1 Arc Flash...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 24th June, 2014

Catu Electrical Safety Catu Compostive Gloves For Network Rail T&D have submitted samples of Catu Composite Gloves to Network Rail (High Speed) to provide electrical safety to trackside workers during upcoming M&E spark gap maintena... Read More - Electrical Insulatin...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 24th June, 2014

Craig and Derricott PV  Switch Disconnectors Specifically For Solar Panel Technology Solar Panels – What are the benefits? The use of solar panels has increased dramatically over the last 4 years since the governments Feed-In Tariff ... Read More - PV Switch Disconnect...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By Chris Dodds on 23rd June, 2014

Silver Fox Cable Labelling & Marking T&D are national distributors and worldwide exporters of LV-HV Cable Installation, Jointing & Electrical Equipment. T&D service UK and global businesses involved in cable installations, cable jo... Read More - Turning Time into Pr...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 23rd June, 2014

33kV Cable Lugs. Cembre 2A-M range of copper compression terminals (cable lugs) are suitable for use on stranded copper conductors up to 33kV, provided Cembre ME hexagonal die sets are used with a suitably calibrated Cembre crimping tool. For... Read More - Which Cembre Cable L...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 20th June, 2014

 3M Cold Shrink Tube Solutions.  When commercial gas meters are un-installed, there is a need to prevent static discharge from the steel pipework onto which the meter is mounted. To allow this work to be done safely and without recour... Read More - Prevent Static Disch...

Category:  Electrical Equipment LV


By Chris Dodds on 19th June, 2014

T&D are an ABB Power Products Distributor ABB are a leading manufacturer of medium voltage (MV) fuses used as main or back up protection elements of systems and apparatus. T&D are the leading UK specialist distributor of Medium Voltage ... Read More - ABB Medium Voltage M...

Category:  ABB Power Products


By Chris Dodds on 19th June, 2014

Get tuned into T&D's YouTube Channel for regular video uploads : the internets most watched LV HV Hazardous Area Electrical channel. With 292 video uploads and over 500,000 video views the T&D YouTube channel is the page to go to for p... Read More - YourTube...

Category:  Company Updates


By chris dodds on 17th June, 2014

3M Scotch Super 88 Electrical Tape is a premium grade, 0.216mm thick, all-weather vinyl insulating tape. 3M Scotch 88 tape has excellent resistance to abrasion, moisture, alkalis, acids, corrosion and varying weather conditions (including ultraviolet... Read More - 3M Scotch 88 Vinyl P...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By on 17th June, 2014

BAUR Frida - Very Low Frequency (VLF) Tester. 70 to 80% of cable lines are in a voltage range of up to 20 kV. All these high voltage cables can be tested with BAUR Frida VLF Tester easily and quickly. Additionally, examination of the aging conditi... Read More - Baur Frida VLF Teste...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 17th June, 2014

Self-Ejecting Marechal Electrical Connectors For Hazardous Areas Innovation for hazardous areas to provide safe electrical installations for use in hazardous areas, Marechal Electric has developed the explosion-proof DXN Decontactor range of compa... Read More - Self-Ejecting Marech...

Category:  Plugs & Sockets


By Chris Dodds on 16th June, 2014

T&D are a Panduit Distributor. Panduit NE Noryl halogen cable and wiring ducting and trunking is non-toxic, lead-free and will not release toxic or corrosive gases. This prevents the possibility of compromising public safety or damage to ... Read More - Panduit LSF Zero Hal...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 16th June, 2014

Izumi Cutting & Crimping Tools Overhead Lines Cables & Conductors   Izumi cutting and crimping tools are available to suit all UK and most overseas conductors (copper and aluminium) including horse, keziah, lynx, lion, hen,... Read More - Izumi Cutting & ...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 13th June, 2014

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment Wolf Safety Lighting Distributors Hazardous Area Portable Lighting Zone 1 Zone 2   Thorne & Derrick distribute a wide range of Wolf Safety Lamps Included in this range are: LED floodla... Read More - T&D Are Wolf Saf...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 13th June, 2014

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment Coal Mining Industries - UK Coal, Kellingley Colliery   Catu High Voltage Substation Kits CZ-53-R were supplied for the underground coal mining industry. The substation kits consist of the... Read More - CATU Electrical Safe...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 12th June, 2014

      Many power industry players suffer from humidity in their substations, caused by water ingress from badly sealed cable entries and cable ducts. Roxtec recently solved the problem for a wind power operator using innova... Read More - Roxtec Cable Transit...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 11th June, 2014

T&D are Unitrunk Distributors. Unitrunk Uniklip Cable Tray. Unitrunk cable tray satisfies cable containment and cable support applications for low and high voltage power, instrumentation and control cables. Unitrunk cable tray systems consi... Read More - T&D Are Unitrunk...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 10th June, 2014

3M CTC Colliery Trailing Cable Splicing Kits utilise 3M Cold Shrink Tubes to joint flexible training cables in the mining industry. 3M CTC cable splices are rated up to 1.1kV and supplied with 3M mastic tape to create a reliable water block or moi... Read More - 3M CTC 6 Colliery Tr...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th June, 2014

T&D distribute a wide range of Panduit Cable Ties including Clamp Ties, Panduit Marker & Flag Cable Ties, Panduit Parallel Entry Cable Ties and Panduit Cable Tie Tools.   Bundle : Panduit coated and uncoated s... Read More - Panduit Stainless St...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 10th June, 2014

Compared Cables is a price comparison website for electrical cables that aims to secure partnerships with UK and International cable distributors, manufacturers, and wholesalers by promoting their most competitive cable offers and maximising their ex... Read More - Compared Cables: Off...

Category:  Prysmian FP Cables


By Chris Dodds on 9th June, 2014

Craig & Derricott Isolators & Switch Disconnectors Fire Rated Isolators   Craig & Derricott have been producing fire rated isolators for more than 20 years. Combining switching expertise with the specific requirements o... Read More - Fire Rated Isolators...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 6th June, 2014

HV Jointers Tools Ex Stock.  T&D rapid response and ability to deliver on-site overnight from stock explains why T&D are recognised as the leading tools distributor to the cable jointing and installation contractor. LV HV Cable T... Read More - HV Jointing Tools fo...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 6th June, 2014

Introducing Inlec - Europe’s leading Test Equipment Hire Specialist...Bar None. Hiring test equipment is cost effective; it helps you to minimise expense, improve efficiency and increase profit. With 586 products ....and counting ...you will... Read More - Inlec - Europe’s Lea...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 6th June, 2014

Cable Preparation & Stripping Tools Ripley SCS Easy Strip Peelable Semi-Con Screen Scoring Tool   Ripley SCS semi-con scoring tool removes easy strip (peelable) type semi-con screens from high voltage power cables, this includes 11k... Read More - Ripley SCS - Easy St...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 6th June, 2014

ABB. How To Protect Water Treatment Plants? The ABB document looks at overvoltage protection for water treatment plant applications and where lightning strike can have severe repercussions for all equipment, including control and instrumentation. ... Read More - ABB Lightning & ...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By on 31st May, 2014

The relationship between Prysmian and T&D goes back over 20 years and now in 2014 the Prysmian range of cables distributed by T&D is greater than ever. It has now been a year (to the day) since T&D added the range of Draka cables to ou... Read More - Prysmian Draka IENOP...

Category:  Prysmian FP Cables


By on 29th May, 2014

Plymouth Mining Electrical Tapes Plymouth Tapes are a large range of rubber based, PVC and special application tapes from Plymouth Rubber Europa, S.A.   Plymouth Mining tapes include cable repair, jacketing, insulating and spec... Read More - Plymouth Tapes Used ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th May, 2014

This morning T&D have secured an export order to Tanzania for the supply of 120no 33kV outdoor heat shrink cable terminations - the 33kV cable terminations, manufactured by SPS Shrink Polymer Systems, are to be installed on a major airport expans... Read More - Importance Of Outdoo...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th May, 2014

      T&D are Lucy Zodions largest distributor of Fortress Feeder Pillars to the UK rail industry - working with AMCO Rail, T&D have specified and delivered Lucy Fortress Single Door (08HDG3) Feeder Pillars to Network ... Read More - Lucy Zodion Fortress...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 6th May, 2014

Roxtec Cable Transits & Duct Sealing   The Roxtec BG system is designed to safely and efficiently bond or ground armored or shielded cables. The Roxtec BG sealing solution is suitable for use in applications for oil and gas, OEM, telec... Read More - Is It Quicker To Ins...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 1st May, 2014

CMP Cable Glands Triton T3CDS cable glands use a new concept in cable sealing and glanding techniques, incorporating the patented CMP Compensating Displacement Seal System, CDS. CMP Triton cable glands handle all types and sizes of cable constr... Read More - CMP Triton Cable Gla...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 1st May, 2014

  Westex UltraSoft Arc Flash Clothing Westex are market leaders in flame resistant fabrics, protecting against electric arc flash, flash fire and molten metal hazards. Westex UltraSoft and Indura fabrics provide the natural comfort charact... Read More - Westex Arc Flash Sui...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 29th April, 2014

T&D, a leading distributor for Filoform Cable Joints, have this week supplied 300off Filoform CPJ95 Cathodic Protection Joints to the oil and gas industry. Filoform CPJ cable jointing kits are used on cathodic protection applications including pi... Read More - Filoform Cast Resin ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 24th April, 2014

2nd 40ft Container Arriving Now At T&D - 128 Pallets Of #Electricals Sold, Paid-Up & Shipped-Out Today! #SalesRecord pic.twitter.com/hXf3juc2f5 — Thorne & Derrick UK (@ThorneanDerrick) April 24, 2014 1,860 bags of #Marconi... Read More - Thorne & Derrick...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 23rd April, 2014

  Cable Abandonment LV.   T&D and a leading traffic company came to an agreement this week specifying Heat Shrink Live Pot End Kits (manufactured by Shrink Polymer Systems). The pot end kits will provide safe and effe... Read More - Abandoning LV Cables...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 22nd April, 2014

Ellis Patents Cable Cleats. T&D are an Ellis Patents distributor for their market-leader range of Cable Cleats manfactured in the UK. Ellis Patents are global leaders in the innovation and manufacture of nylon, aluminium and stainless stee... Read More - Cable Cleats - Q&...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 22nd April, 2014

An opportunity to learn, network and share ideas about subsea power cable operations. Register Here Cable Maintenance & Repair Seminar 2014 Join this one day seminar to discuss the latest maintenance solutions available on the market, re... Read More - Subsea Power Cables ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th April, 2014

Linesmens & Cable Jointers Tools - Cutting & Crimping Hydraulic & Battery Operated Crimping and Cutting Tools   The Izumi range of Hydraulic & Battery Operated Crimping and Cutting Tools strengthens and extends T&D&#... Read More - Overhead Line Cuttin...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 17th April, 2014

When a medium voltage cable is prepared for jointing or terminating the earth is removed to expose the cable core insulation. This immediately introduces air into the situation and this has to be addressed to prevent problems. The following defines t... Read More - Some Practical Examp...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th April, 2014

T&D - Prysmian Draka Cables Main Distributor. Prysmian Draka supplies a complete range of marine, offshore oil and gas power, optical fibre, control and instrumentation cables for use on oil platforms and floating oil production units (FPSO). ... Read More - Prysmian Optical Fib...

Category:  Prysmian FP Cables


By Chris Dodds on 16th April, 2014

Ty-Met Stainless Steel Cable Ties from Thomas & Betts. Hazardous Area Cable Ties. The Thomas & Betts Ty-Met stainless steel cable ties are the ultimate solution to install cables in extreme conditions and hazardous areas, indoor and o... Read More - Thomas & Betts T...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 16th April, 2014

Power Cable Installation Guide by Southwire Company USA from Thorne & Derrick (Power Products) Tel 00 44 191 4901547 ... Read More - Power Cable Installa...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 16th April, 2014

3M invented, pioneered and continue to revolutionise Cold Shrink Technology for the cable jointing of LV, MV and HV power cables. With the new 3M QS4 Cold Shrink Cable Joint, once again 3M have engineered a considerable technological advance in their... Read More - 3M QS4 Cold Shrink C...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 16th April, 2014

      T&D have supplied over 2,500 metres of Polypipe Ridgicoil cable duct to Murphy Group working on Laggan Tormore Gas Plant project to provide underground cable protection to power and CCTV cables. Laggan Tormore... Read More - Polypipe Ridgicoil C...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 15th April, 2014

T&D are now the leading UK distributor of SEB Cable Pulling & Cable Laying Equipment including cable winches for LV-HV power and telecoms cables. The SEB cable winch ranges includes the SEB FW3000 power cable winch (pictured) with the capa... Read More - Cable Pulling Winche...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 14th April, 2014

Feeder Pillars Blend into Built Environment. T&D are Lucy Zodion's largest distributor of their range of Industrial Feeder Pillars, this includes cast iron, galvanised and stainless steel Fortress Feeder Pillars. Pictured: Fee... Read More - Feeder Pillars Go Gr...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 14th April, 2014

Stainless steel feeder pillars are a cost-effective alternative to galvanised steel for providing LV power with several key advantages. T&D are the largest UK distributor of the Lucy Zodion range of Feeder Pillars for providing low voltage pow... Read More - Stainless Steel Feed...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 9th April, 2014

3M Cold Shrink Low Voltage Inline Splice Joint Kits 5730 5731 For TECK-90 Cables from Thorne & Derrick (Power Products) Tel 00 44 191 4901547 ... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink Low V...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

Ex Stock. Centritile Cable Warning & Protection Tape for Underground Low Voltage & High Voltage Power Cables up to 11kV. Centritile cable warning tape tile is rolled out into the cable trench by cable laying contractors for quick and easy ... Read More - Centritile Cable Til...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

T&D have supplied 50off Open Ended Cable Grips (Lace Up) type to suit 120mm diameter subsea cables. The cable socks were made to order and delivered to the site office of Harwich Navyard Wharf, Essex within 5 days. The Rigging Supervisor for Subs... Read More - Cable Socks & Su...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

SEB FW3000 Cable Pulling Winch. LV HV Cable Pulling. Power Cable Pulling Winches - Download   Today, T&D Exports working with the Sudan Ministry of Electricity & Dams (DIU) have secured a £25,500.00 order for the supply o... Read More - SEB FW3000 Cable Pul...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

Cable Drum Trailers  LV HV EHV Cables In December 2009, Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions (BBUSL) approached SEB for a cable drum trailer to cope with a hgh voltage cable drum, which weighed 50,000kg. The cable laying and pulling project... Read More - Cable Drum Trailers ...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

T&D Exports have serviced another requirement for Cable Grips -  working with the Senior Installation Engineer, Subsea Division of Technip Malaysia, T&D have supplied double eye Lace Up Cable Grips to suit a safe working load of 5 Tonne.... Read More - Umbilical Cable Grip...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

Network Rail have procured 4 off SEB CD32 Cable Drum Trailers and 4off Electric Cable Pulling Winches this week from T&D to enable fast and safe rail cable installations on several upcoming ECML projects. The cable drum trailers and cable... Read More - Cable Drum Trailers ...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 28th March, 2014

3M Cold Shrink QS-III Inline Splice Kits 35kV - 5467A, 5467A-WG, 5468A, 5468A-WG from Thorne & Derrick (Power Products) Tel 00 44 191 4901547   The 3M Cold Shrink QS-III Splice Kits 5467A, 5467A-WG, 5468A and 5468A-WG are 35kV cl... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink QS-II...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th March, 2014

Working with Anixter, T&D are supplying Heat Shrink Cable Sheath Repair Kits to reinstate and repair cable damage to BS6883 offshore cables (600/1000 volts low voltage) - during installation of the offshore type cable (BS6883) the&... Read More - Heat Shrink Cable Re...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th March, 2014

3M Cold Shrink Tubes are extensively used to provide waterproof seals in the subsea industry for several key reasons. T&D stock a complete range of 3M Cold Shrink Tubes in both EPDM rubber and silicone. Installed by hand - no specialist too... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink Tubes...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th March, 2014

Medium Voltage Design Guide - Schneider. This guide helps you to carry out the calculations required to define and determine equipment dimensions and provides useful information enabling Electrical Engineers to design MV switchboards.   ... Read More - Schneider : Medium V...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 21st March, 2014

3M Scotch Glass Cloth Tape 27 is edge-tear resistant, comformable, abrasion resistant for use as a coil cover, anchor, banding and core, layer and crossover insulation. 3M Scotch 27 tape is used for heat-stable insulation for furnace and oven cont... Read More - 3M Scotch 27 Glass C...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 20th March, 2014

Cleaning High Voltage Electrical Equipment : Screened Separable Connectors. High Voltage Cable Terminations. "Blooming" (discolouration) is caused by the by-products used in the manufacturing process of the high voltage cable connect... Read More - Cleaning High Voltag...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th March, 2014

Abtech are global market leaders in the design and manufacture of Industrial, Hazardous Area and High Voltage Electrical Enclosures & Junction Boxes. T&D specify and distribute Abtech Enclosures servicing worldwide utilities, power, constr... Read More - Abtech Electrical En...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

  Cable Rollers Guide & Protect Offshore Cables Cable Pulling & Laying Equipment     T&D have supplied 250 x HSP125 Straight Cable Rollers, 30 x CR5 Corner Cable Rollers and 25 x CR6 Vertical Cable ... Read More - Cable Rollers Guide ...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

HV Cables. HV Switchgear. 11kV. 33kV. PF Solvent Cleaning Solutions for High Voltages. Socomore formerly PT Technologies are leading manufacturers of solvent cleaning systems in impregnated wipes and liquids and have a range of products specifi... Read More - Socomore PF Solvent ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

Power & Telecom & Fibre Optic Cable Lubricant Tough Cable Pulling Jobs Made Easy Socomore (formerly PT Technologies Europe) have a range of biodegradable waterbased cable installation lubricants, Techlube, with several formulations avai... Read More - Power, Telecom &...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

Socomore formerly PT Technologies Telecoms Cable Installation Lubricants Techlube M - a pourable, high performance water based cable lubricant with microspheres. Techlube FO - a pourable, water based fibre optic and sub-duct installation lu... Read More - Telecoms Cable Lubri...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

Low Voltage. High Voltage. Cable Pulling with Lubricant Cable runs and cable pulling has been practiced for many decades but today the installations are more numerous, cables being put underground are heavier and the runs are often longer and ... Read More - Lubricating Cable Pu...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

Cable Lubricants Techlube : Power, Telecom, Fibre Optic Cables Techlube from Socomore formerly PT Technologies Europe is a range of biodegradable, water based power and telecommunication cable installation lubricants. All Techlube cable lu... Read More - Cable Pulling Using ...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

Faster Broadband & Fibre Cable Installations with Socomore Techlube M Socomore formerly PT Technologies T&D have delivered 3 pallets of Socomore Techlube cable pulling lubricant for Virgin Media to enable enhancement of t... Read More - Virgin Media Broadba...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

T&D stock and distribute Socomore formerly PT Technologies cable cleaning solvent and cable lubricant  - ESB, Scottish & Southern Energy, Scottish Power, UK Power Networks and Electricity Northwest approved. Socomore Techlube cab... Read More - Socomore Cable Clean...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

Socomore Cable Pulling Lubricants Socomore (formerly PT Technologies Europe) offer a range of underground cable pulling lubricants, Techlube, to assist the network installer achieve minimum cable friction during cable pulls and successfu... Read More - Socomore Cable Pulli...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 19th March, 2014

Alstom Grid designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of electrical equipment for the high voltage and ultra high voltage electricity transmission. Equipment ranging from 52kV to 800kV in direct current and up to 1200kV in alternating current th... Read More - Alstom : High Voltag...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2014

Techlube is used for cable pulling and lubricating graphite coated rail power cables. Techlube Cable Lubricant - Specification & Video. Socomore Techlube HD does not contain any salt, detergent, paraffin or grease which can... Read More - Cable Lubricant for ...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2014

T&D have specified and supplied Panduit Stainless Steel Cable Marking & Cable Tie systems to provide permanent identification to power, control and instrumentation cables across several Dragados tunnelling projects. @ThorneanDerrick We&#... Read More - Panduit Stainless St...

Category:  Electrical Equipment LV


By Chris Dodds on 18th March, 2014

Electrical Safety - Arc Flash Protection Mersen Amp-Trap 2000 SmartSpot Time-Delay A6D-R Fuses   Mersen Amp-Trap 2000 fuses protect people and equipment from the explosive energy of an arcing fault. Watch Mersen's Arc Flash mit... Read More - Mersen Amp-Trap 2000...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 17th March, 2014

3M Scotch 23 Rubber Splicing Tape is used in primary electrical insulation for splicing all solid dielectric high voltage cables up to 69kV.   T&D stock Scotch Rubber Splicing Tape 23. T&D are Super-Stockists for the 3M Scotch T... Read More - 3M Scotch 23 Rubber ...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 17th March, 2014

Self Amalgamating Tapes 3M Scotch 23 PIB (Polyisobutylene) rubber based tapes have excellent amalgamation properties. However, generally these products are used more for general purpose or low voltage applications as the service temperature an... Read More - Self Amalgamating Ta...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 17th March, 2014

3M Scotch 2228 rubber mastic tape is used to insulate, pad, and seal bus bar and splice connections and demonstrated in these informative Training Videos for 3M. 1 3M Scotch 2228 : Bus Bar Splice With Scotch Rubber Mastic Tape 3M 2228 - Training V... Read More - 3M Scotch 2228 Tape ...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 17th March, 2014

3M Scotch 130C Electrical Tape is a highly conformable, 0.762mm thick, linerless self amalgamating EPR (Ethylene Propylene Rubber) based tape, high voltage insulating tape formulated to provide excellent thermal dissipation of splice heat. 3M Scot... Read More - 3M Motor Lead Pigtai...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 14th March, 2014

Cable Jointing Tools. • Scoring depth from 1 to 90 mils (.025 to 2.286 mm) • For “strippable” semi-con UD cable shield • One hand scoring of circumference and length • Spring-loaded blade assembly assures c... Read More - Ripley Utility Tool ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th March, 2014

Underground High Voltage Cable Protection Using Tape Tile. Today, T&D are delivering 3 pallets of Centriforce Tape Tile to Laing O' Rourke site office at Etihad Stadium, Manchester UK. Tape Tile is the industry standard for protecting h... Read More - Premiership Cable Pr...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 14th March, 2014

Cable lubricants provide 3 key benefits :  i) cable protection ii) cable duct protection iii) reduced cost of cable installation Socomore fomerly PT Technologies. Modern technology cable pulling lubricants have evolved to improve ... Read More - Techlube Cable Lubri...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 13th March, 2014

Video : 3M Scotch 77 Arc Proofing Tapes. Video showing how Scotch Fire Retardant Electric Arc Proofing Tape 77 White and 77 Black can protect low and medium voltage electrical cables from electrical fault arcs and their resulting fires. 3M... Read More - 3M Fire Proofing &am...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 13th March, 2014

Polypipe Ridgicoil Underground Cable Ducting Ridgicoil RC90X50BE   Yesterday, T&D supplied 2,500 metres of Polypipe Ridgicoil Underground Cable Ducting to the new solar park array at Nova Scotia Farm, West Caister, Great Yarmouth UK... Read More - Polypipe Ridgicoil U...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By Chris Dodds on 13th March, 2014

  Today, T&D have delivered 435 metres of Concrete Cable Trough to provide cable protection to low voltage PV cables at Pitts & Crapnell PV Solar Farm project in Somerset UK. Concrete Cable Trough Benefits Cable troughs a... Read More - Concrete Cable Troug...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By Chris Dodds on 11th March, 2014

Press. This morning, T&D agreed to enter into a UK Preferred Distribution Agreement for the Littelfuse POWR-GARD range of Electrical Protection Relays & Controls. T&D will now produce a business plan geared towards developing U... Read More - A Big Future For Lit...

Category:  Company Updates


By Chris Dodds on 4th March, 2014

Silver Fox, a leading UK manufacturer of cable labelling solutions, has reported positive results from the most recent tests carried out on its labels – for salt mist spray. T&D supply the complete range of Silver Fox Cable Labels - thi... Read More - Silver Fox Cable Lab...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Chris Dodds on 4th March, 2014

This morning T&D met with 3M Electrical Division to discuss achieving continued sales growth for their range of LV HV Cable Accessories, Cable Joints and Cable Terminations. T&D are classed as the "Go-To" stockist for 3M product... Read More - 3M ACCR (Aluminium C...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd March, 2014

To support a popular discussion in T&D's LinkedIn Group, Low & High Voltage Power, Cabling, Jointing, & Hazardous Area Electricals (LV-HV), T&D have uploaded the following Videos to demontrate the practical differences across... Read More - Medium Voltage Cable...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd March, 2014

Substation Earthing. Abstract – IEEE Std. 80 “IEEE Guide for Safety in AC Substation Grounding” is used in the design of substation ground grids and is the basis for today’s commercially available software. This paper discu... Read More - Designing Safe &...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 3rd March, 2014

Pfisterer Sicon Cable Lugs & Cable Connectors. T&D have supplied 200no Pfisterer Sicon Cable Lugs, type 332-625-010, to Chapelcross Power Station, Scotland, UK. Pfisterer Sicon 332-625-010 cable lugs are range taking from 185-400sqmm an... Read More - Pfisterer Sicon Cabl...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 3rd March, 2014

T&D are currently supplying 15 new UK Solar PV Farm projects in the south of England with Low Voltage Cable Joints - typically available as resin cast, cold shrink and heat shrink cable joints they are commonly used to connect General Cable ... Read More - PV Solar Farm Cable ...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By Chris Dodds on 3rd March, 2014

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Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 3rd March, 2014

SPS SPAJ Heat Shrink Cable Joints are suitable for cable jointing 6.6kV (7.2kV) to 11kV (12kV) high voltage power cables. This type of heat shrink cable joint is suitable for use with polymeric insulated cables - this includes both 3 core XLPE (BS662... Read More - Heat Shrink Cable Jo...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 28th February, 2014

Cable Jointing, Terminating, Abandoning, End Sealing Cables - 3M Cold Shrink. 3M Electrical Products provide solutions for the cable jointing, terminating, abandonment and end sealing of multi-core power cables up to 3.3kV. This Video Set provides... Read More - Cable Jointing, Term...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 28th February, 2014

Cembre Cable Crimping & Cable Cutting Tools. T&D are an Approved Vendor to National Grid UK of Cembre Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools. T&D have supplied several National Grid crews this week with Cembre tools for working on ... Read More - Cembre HP4 Mechanica...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 28th February, 2014

Having sampled and specified Socomore formerly PT Technologies PF Solvents to ABB (Power Systems - High Voltage Cables), T&D have received their first major purchase order to supply Socomore PF Solvent PF/1L-GB/DE. ABB selected the Socomore PF... Read More - Socomore PF Solvent ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th February, 2014

T&D distribute the complete range of Ellis Patents Cable Cleats providing safety critical support to vital cable circuits. Cable cleats must withstand peak short circuit forces generated by the actual cable installation. Ellis Patents 3rd p... Read More - Ellis Patents Vulcan...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 27th February, 2014

3M Scotch Rubber Mastic Tape 2228 consists of Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) backing coated with a strong, temperature-stable mastic adhesive. Use 3M Scotch 2228 to insulate, pad, and seal bus bar and splice connections. Temperature-rated at 194°... Read More - 3M Bus Bar Splice Us...

Category:  3M Scotch Tapes


By Chris Dodds on 26th February, 2014

3M Cold Shrink Cable Abandonment Kits are suitable for XLPE and EPR insulated cables with lead sheath and steel wire armour or wire braid (galvanised steel, phosphur bronze or stainless steel) - this includes single and multi-core power cables, ... Read More - Cable Abandonment Us...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 25th February, 2014

Con Edison Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), a regulated utility, provides electric service in New York City (except for a small area of Queens), and most of Westchester County. The company provides natural gas service in Manha... Read More - Con Edison Jointers ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

Centriforce underground utility protection protects : Underground Power Cables, Fibre Optic Cables, Gas Mains, Water Mains and Pipes. Centriforce's range of Utility Cable Protection products offer many benefits to the cable laying contractor i... Read More - Centriforce Undergro...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

      Lucy Zodion’s latest Feeder Pillar design packs a host of features in an extremely robust structure that can be locked and folded flat when not in use. Lucy Zodion Westminster feeder pillars can be equipped with... Read More - Lucy Zodion Westmins...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

Steel Bellmouths. Cable Pulling. BMR Steel Bellmouth models are available fitted with a cable roller for additional rope guidance and protection. In separable hinged halves to guide the cable through the duct to avoid damage to both the cable or t... Read More - Steel Bellmouths For...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

LCR- Cable Conduit Rods High quality glass fibre reinforced helically wound epoxy rod giving good adhesion properties for the outer polyethylene coating. This construction gives excellent bending elasticity which makes the Cobra conduit duct rods ... Read More - Cobras - LCR Conduit...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

Centriforce Stokbord Cable Covers. Today, T&D have despatched 2,000 metres of Centriforce Underground Cable Protection to 4 new PV solar projects in Devon and Cornwall - T&D service cable contractors with Centriforce Stokbord Cable Covers ... Read More - Centriforce Stokbord...

Category:  PV Solar Farms


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

T&D are Main UK Distributors for the SEB range of Cable Pulling & Cable Laying Equipment. BM4R steel bellmouths are designed to be placed into the end of low voltage and high voltage cable ducts to allow easy passage and cable pulling of L... Read More - Steel Bellmouths Wit...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

Cable Pulling & Cable Laying Equipment - LV HV Underground Cable & Ducts. LV - MV 11KV 33KV - HV 66KV 132KV 275KV 400KV SEB Cable Laying & Cable Pulling Equipment enables the installation of LV-HV power, fibre optic, telecoms, subse... Read More - Cable Pulling & ...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 21st February, 2014

Stokbord cable covers were specified by main contractor ABB to protect all onshore elements of the EirGrid East-West Interconnector, a high priority European infrastructure project to enable the cross-border transportation of extra high voltage power... Read More - Stokbord Cable Prote...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

11kV Cable Lugs. T&D stock Cembre 11kV cable lugs. Cembre 2A range of 11kV cable lugs are suitable for the cable crimping and cable termination of 11kV stranded copper cables. Cembre range of 2A high voltage copper crimp lugs are suitabl... Read More - 11kV Cable Lugs ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

11kV Cable Lugs. Careful and equal attention should be afforded to the selection of 11kV cable lugs when terminating high voltage cables with stranded copper conductors, this includes 11kV BS6622 and BS6883 cables. Often installers spec... Read More - 11kV Cable Lugs For ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

Sicame Hepworth ML4 Range Of Mechanical Connectors 11kV Triplex Copper Wire Screen 35sqmm Termination Lugs   Sicame Hepworth mechanical brass cable lugs are preferred by high voltage cable jointers for terminating the 35sqmm copper... Read More - Sicame Hepworth ML4 ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

Cembre Cable Lugs LV HV Pictured : Cembre 2A Cable Lug alongside Cembre A Cable Lug. The image clearly shows the extended barrel of the Cembre 2A range compared to the shortened barrel of the Cembre A range crimp lugs. Cembre A-M cab... Read More - Cembre Cable Lugs - ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

Cembre Cable Lugs. Pictured : Cembre 2A24-M12 120sqmm Copper Cable Lug. Cembre tin-plated 2A range cable lug with extended barrel and absence of inspection hole for cable terminations up to 11kV and including 33kV. Tin plated cable lugs provid... Read More - Cembre Cable Lugs - ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

Elastimold Shrink-Fit High Voltage Cable Joints are designed to joint or splice HV cables in direct-burial, underground or overhead applications. Elastimold Shrink-Fit cable joints feature an automatic core removal without ripcords or heat require... Read More - Elastimold Shrink Fi...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

Roxtec Cable Transits & Duct Seals   A Roxtec RM sealing module consists of two halves, and has removable layers and a centre core. Due to the Roxtec Multidiameter technology, one single module can seal a cable or pipe over a span o... Read More - Roxtec Modules - RM ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 20th February, 2014

3M QS1000 cable joints are a single-piece Cold Shrink joint body made by 3M from a specially formulated silicone material. 3M Cold Shrink provides flexibility, easy installation at low temperatures and superior electrical performance over a wide r... Read More - QS1000 - At The Hear...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 18th February, 2014

3M Cold Shrink. Over 10 million 3M Cold Shrink products are installed worldwide ; this includes cable joints, terminations and abandonment kits. Developed in the 1970's by 3M, Cold Shrink technology has been found to be a safer, more reliab... Read More - Why Move To 3M Cold ...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th February, 2014

Prysmian FP600S is the ultimate fire resistant, armoured cable for power and control of emergency, life safety and fighting systems used in buildings. FP600S has been designed and developed for the toughest British Standard fire test for cables, B... Read More - Cable Cleats, Cable...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 13th February, 2014

Cable Jointers Tools 132kV Cable Preparation Tools   Using the correct jointers tools to prepare subsea cables before cable jointing and terminating reduces catastrophic cable failures. T&D working with the Cable Engineering Manager... Read More - 132kV Cable Tools Fo...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Pamela Kinnell on 13th February, 2014

  Marechal Plugs & Sockets  Advantages Of Butt Contacts The Marechal decontactor withstands temporary overloads due to starting or frequent restarting of motors, pumps or fans (that generate the longest overload) without any da... Read More - Marechal Decontactor...

Category:  Plugs & Sockets


By Chris Dodds on 12th February, 2014

Supporting the World with Electrical Solutions and Resources. Power Testing is a U.K. based company with an international client base, offering an unrivalled service within the Electrical Engineering and Contracting Industry. Power Testing are lea... Read More - Power Testing : LV H...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Weidmuller KT55 Telephone Cable Cutting Tools. Suit Copper Cables. Suit Aluminium Cables. T&D can supply BT Openreach approved Weidmuller cable cutting tools. Maximum values when cutting copper cable stranded core (max. conductor cros... Read More - BT Openreach Approve...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre HT131-C. Hydraulic Crimping Tool 10-400sqmm.  LV-HV Cable Lugs and Cable Splices. Cembre HT131-C hydraulic crimping tool is lightweight and compact for the crimping and compression of low and high voltage cable lugs, splices and con... Read More - Cembre HT131-C, Mark...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B35-45D Battery Crimping Tools T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Crimping Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre B35-45D Hydraulic Battery Crimp Tool   Hydraulic... Read More - Cembre B35-45D Batte...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre TC120. Hydraulic Cable Cutters - Cembre TC120 Tools. Cembre TC120 is the essential cable cutting tool for the LV-HV cable jointer and electrical contractor - the Cembre TC120 hydraulic cable cutting head is suitable to cut copper, aluminium... Read More - Cembre TC120 Hydraul...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre Cordless Hydraulic Cutting Tools B-TC025  T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Cutting Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre B-TC025 Cable Cutter features at a glance : ... Read More - Cembre B-TC025 Cordl...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B54D- D6 Cordless Hydraulic Crimping Tools T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Crimping Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical The professional Cembre crimping tool for overhead... Read More - Cembre B54D- D6 Cord...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B15D Cordless Hydraulic Crimping Tools T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Crimping Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre B15D Crimping Tool features at a glance: ... Read More - Cembre B15D Cordless...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B35-45D & B35-50D Cordless Hydraulic Crimping Tools T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Crimping Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre Hydraulic Crimping Tools featu... Read More - Cembre B35-45D &...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B55 Cordless Battery Crimping Tools T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Crimping Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre B55 Battery Crimping Tool features at a glanc... Read More - Cembre B55 Cordless ...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre TC055 hydraulic cutting head complete with quick automatic coupler for connection to a hydraulic pump with a working pressure of 700 bar max. Cembre TC055 cable cutting head has the same cable cutting capability as the HT-TC055 Cembre are w... Read More - Cembre Hydraulic Cab...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Includes the Cembre MPC7 device, complete with test die set, to measure the maximum force developed by Cembre Tools: HT45, HT52, RH50, RHM50, HT61, B15D (use adaptor available seperately), B35-45D, B35-50D, B46, B51, B54D, B55, and B62. Cembre are... Read More - Cembre MPC Force Gau...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Jonny Hewitt on 11th February, 2014

Cembre CPE-1 Electrically Driven Hydraulic Pump T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Cutting Tools & Cembre Crimping Tools. Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre CPE-1 Hydraulic Pump fea... Read More - Cembre CPE-1 Electri...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B-TC055 Cordless Hydraulic Battery Cutting Tools T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Cutting Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre B-TC055 Battery Cutting Tool features ... Read More - Cembre B-TC055 Cordl...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre Cordless Hydraulic Cutting Tools HT-TC055 T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Cutting Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical Cembre HT-TC055 features at a glance: Hand ope... Read More - Cembre HT-TC055 Cord...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Crimping Tools. Cembre TN120SE Mechanical Crimp Tool. Cembre Mechanical Crimp Tool for 10sqmm to 120sqmm Uninsulated Terminals & Connectors. Versatile fixed die Cembre mechanical crimping tools enable the crimping of stranded copper conduct... Read More - Cembre TN120SE Crimp...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

T&D have supplied BT Openreach with a trial purchase order for Cembre BTC095 cutting tools to be used on their copper cable network. Cembre BTC095 Battery Operated Cable Cutting Tool. Cuts Up To 95mm Diameter Cables with Double Speed Cable Cu... Read More - Cembre BTC095 Batter...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B51. Battery Operated Crimping Tools from Cembre Stockist. Cembre B51 Battery Operated Crimping Tools • 14.4 V cordless hydraulic Cembre crimping tool • Lightweight and balanced for single hand operation • Double spee... Read More - Cembre B51 Battery O...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B131-C Battery Operated Crimping Tools  T&D are Main UK Distributors for the complete range of Cembre Crimping Tools.  Hydraulic Battery Ratchet Mechanical   14.4V cordless Cembre battery crimping t... Read More - Cembre B131-C Batter...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Battery Cable Cutting Tools - Cembre Product Range. The Cembre range of cordless, battery-operated cable cutting tools significantly reduces electric cable installation times. Cembre battery operated cable cutters are ideal for cutting low and hig... Read More - Cable Cutting Tools ...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre B131C Hydraulic Crimping Tool - Battery Crimping Tools 14.4V cordless battery crimping tool Lightweight and balanced for single hand crimping operation Will accept all semi-circular slotted dies common to most 130 kN tools Double speed... Read More - Cembre B131-C Batter...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cable Cropping Tools For Stranded Copper LV HV Copper Conductors - Cembre KT4. Cembre ratchet cable cutting tools are preferred by low and high voltage cable jointers for cropping and cutting stranded copper conductors prior to crimping lugs and s... Read More - Cable Cropping Tools...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

WATCH VIDEO'S - 18 Video Playlist. Cable crimping video playlist featuring : Features Of Indented Crimping Reducing Links & Crimp Stalk Lugs Long Barrrel Copper Cable Lugs Crimping Tools & Crimping Lugs Techniques Ch... Read More - Video Playlist - Cab...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cable Crimping Tools & Die Sets - Cembre. Hex dies are hexagonal in design and are 2 part semi-slotted type common to most Cembre Crimping Tools - hexagonal cable crimping die sets enable a force of up to 130kN to be applied to stranded copper... Read More - Hex Dies & Video...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2014

Cembre Battery Crimping Tools, Complete Range Cembre battery crimping tools utilise Lithium-Ion batteries increasing labour productivity, reducing labour costs and due to the ergonomic design reduce workplace related injuries. Cembre battery cr... Read More - Cembre Battery Crimp...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2014

Cembre PO7000. Hydraulic Foot Pump - Cembre PO7000 - Features     • Cembre foot operated double speed pump developing a pressure of 700 bar • Cembre PO 7000 foot pump supplied complete with 3 metre long high pressur... Read More - Cembre PO7000 Foot P...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 10th February, 2014

  Silver Fox Cable Labels Fox-Flo LS0H Tie-on Cable Labels   The offshore industry operates under extreme conditions, therefore cables and cable accessories must demonstrate advanced technical specification performance. Enduranc... Read More - Offshore Cable Label...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By Pamela Kinnell on 7th February, 2014

    Marechal Plugs & Sockets   Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd. is crediting its strategic partnerships with suppliers as an integral part of its successful solution approach to customer projects.  Aq... Read More - Efficiency at Sea wi...

Category:  Plugs & Sockets


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2014

Nexans Euromold Connectors 200 Series Interface A Cable Connectors HV from Thorne & Derrick (Power Products) Nexans Euromold Connectors 200 Series Interface A Cable Connectors     Nexans Euromold Connectors 400 Serie... Read More - Nexans Euromold Conn...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 5th February, 2014

This week T&D have been working with Balfour Beatty and their HV cable jointing contractor solving a problem requiring cross bonding of 16 cable joints connecting lengthy 11kV single core cable installations. Where extra circuits of high volta... Read More - Cross Bonding Cable ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 4th February, 2014

3M heat shrink end caps provide a reliable and easy method of sealing cables for both indoor and outdoor applications whilst offering excellent electrical and mechanical protection. The standard 3M heatshrink cable end cap is supplied without the ... Read More - 3M Heat Shrink Cable...

Category:  Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 4th February, 2014

CMP A2 brass cable glands are used to terminate unarmoured cables (stuffing cable glands) in both indoor and outdoor applications with IP66 rating - CMP A2 brass cable gland kits include glands, brass locknut and PVC shroud - available in LSF for... Read More - CMP Products Video -...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 4th February, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools. The Cembre HT-51 Hydraulic Crimping Tool is lightweight (2.7kg) and compact for the crimping and compression of low and high voltage cable lugs, splices and connectors up to 150sqmm. The Cembre HT-51 crimpin... Read More - Cembre HT-51 Hydraul...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 3rd February, 2014

"A CIEL cable gland should be used where there is a need to use an external earth connection, i.e. an “earth tag” and the short circuit fault current rating requirements of the armour wire in the single wire armoured cable exceed the... Read More - Can CMP Confirm The ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Pamela Kinnell on 3rd February, 2014

  Marechal Plugs & Sockets Marechal uses a unique Decontactor technology which combines an electrical industrial socket-outlet with a patented integrated switching device. The Marechal Decontactor technology is safe, compact and&nbs... Read More - Marechal Plugs &...

Category:  Plugs & Sockets


By Chris Dodds on 31st January, 2014

Australian Qualifications Training - Cable Jointer Training. UET30812 - Certificate III In ESI - Power Systems - Distribution Cable Jointing. Aim This cable jointing training course will provide participants with the competencies to safely lay,... Read More - UET30812 Certificate...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 28th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG E1EX~QS Ex d IIC, Ex e IIC, Ex nR IIC, Ex tb IIIC  CCG Cable Terminations E1EX~QS Barrier Glands for steel and aluminium armoured cable ATEX, IEC, Ex d IP66/68 CCG cable terminations are recog... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 28th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG StopEx Ex d IIC, Ex e IIC, Ex nR IIC, Ex tb IIIC CCG Cable Terminations StopEx Captive Component Barrier Gland for use on unfilled hydroscopic cables in hazardous areas. ATEX, IEC, Ex d IP66/68 CCG cabl... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 27th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG E1EX Ex d IIC, Ex e IIC, Ex nR IIC, Ex tb IIIC CCG Cable Terminations Captive Component Glands for Steel and Aluminium Armoured Cable ATEX, IEC, Ex d IP66/68 CCG cable terminations are recognised as a m... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 27th January, 2014

  Silver Fox Cable Labels Silver Fox’s Fox-Flo® Low Smoke Zero Halogen Tie-On Cable Labels   The UK-based cable labelling solutions manufacturer, Silver Fox, has had its cable labels independently tested following safe... Read More - More Flammability &a...

Category:  Cable Labelling & Marking


By on 27th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG A2F Ex d IIC, Ex e IIC, Ex nR IIC, Ex tb IIIC Compression Glands For Unarmoured Cables ATEX, IEC, Ex d IP66/68 CCG cable terminations are recognised as a major manufacturer of cable glands and junction... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 27th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG A2EX~QS Ex d IIC, Ex e IIC, Ex nR IIC, Ex tb IIIC CCG Cable Terminations A2EX~QS Barrier Compression Glands for unarmoured cables ATEX, IEC, Ex d IP66/68 CCG cable terminations are recognised as a major... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 27th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG VariTex Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 21 & Zone 22 Ex e II Ex tD A21 IP66/68 CCG Cable Terminations VariTex Compression Gland For Copper Tape Vsd Cable CCG cable terminations are recognised as a major manufacturer&... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 27th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG E1EX Lead Seal Ex de IIC Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 21 & Zone 22 CCG Cable Terminations  E1EX-LS Captive Component Gland for use on armoured lead sheath cable in hazardous areas. ATEX, IEC, Ex d IP66/68 CCG c... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 27th January, 2014

Cable Accessories CCG EX Corrosion Guard Ex d IIC, Ex e IIC, Ex nR IIC, Ex tb IIIC CCG Cable Terminations Captive Component Gland for use on armoured cable in hazardous and corrosive areas. ATEX, IEC, Ex d IP66/68 CCG cable terminatio... Read More - CCG Cable Terminatio...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 23rd January, 2014

What Are Cable Cleats & Why Are They Necessary? A cable cleat is a device designed to provide securing of LV-HV cables when installed at intervals along the length of the cables. Pictured: Ellis Patents Cable Cleats   IE... Read More - Cable Cleats – Elect...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2014

T&D distribute Ellis Patents Cable Cleats. Leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis Patents has received London Underground (LUL) approval for its Phoenix range of fire proof cable cleats. Ellis Patents Phoenix cable cleats are designed spec... Read More - Ellis Patents Goes U...

Category:  Rail


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools. The Cembre B131-C hydraulic battery crimping tool is a 14.4V cordless two speed battery crimping tool which is ideal for panel building and electrical contracting applications. The lightweight and balanced... Read More - Cembre B131-C Cordle...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools The Cembre Crimpstar range of ratchet controlled crimping tools are compact, lightweight (1.09lbs) and easy to use. Cembre HP3 Ratchet Crimp Tools are cast quality rather than pressed plate construction ... Read More - Cembre HP3 Crimping ...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools. The Cembre HT131-C hydraulic crimping tool is a lightweight (5.5kg) and compact tool for the crimping and compression of low and high voltage cable lugs, splices and connectors up to 400sqmm. The C... Read More - Crimp LV-HV Cable Lu...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre KT4 Ratchet Cable Cutters are tools designed for cutting unarmoured cables and core or conductor cropping. The Cembre KT4 ratchet cable cutters are suitable for cutting stranded copper or aluminium cores to BS6360... Read More - Cut Unarmoured Cable...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools. The Cembre ECW-H3D Hydraulic Crimp Head comes complete with a quick automatic coupler for connection to a hydraulic pump with a maximum working pressure of 700 bar. Cembres ECW-H3D crimping head is the cable jo... Read More - Cembre ECW-H3D Hydra...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Cable Cutting Tools Cembre TC120 cable cutter used in conjunction with Cembre PO7000 footpump can be used underwater for cutting diving, submarine and subsea cables - ideal for cutting cables feeding hydraulic drills to enable equ... Read More - Cembre TC120 & C...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools - RHU520 Crimp Head T&D are distributors for the complete range of Cembre Cable Crimping Tools. The Cembre RHU520 Hydraulic Crimp Head has a quick automatic coupler for connection to a hydraulic pump with... Read More - Cembre RHU520 Hydrau...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools. Cembre B70M-P24 Hydraulic Pump. The Cembre B70M-P24 Hydraulic Pump is used in conjunction with the Cembre range of hydraulic cable crimping and cutting head tools. The Cembre B70M-P24 hydraulic pu... Read More - Cembre B70M-P24 Hydr...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By on 20th January, 2014

Cembre Crimping & Cutting Tools. Cembre are world leaders in the manufacture of copper and aluminium cable connectors, splices and lugs for LV-HV cable jointing and termination. Cembre tools cut and crimp underground cables and overhead lin... Read More - YouTube Video Playli...

Category:  Cable Crimping & Cutting Tools


By Chris Dodds on 20th January, 2014

Fire Resistant Cable Cleats “To date there has been no agreed test for a cable cleat to be put through in order to rate its fire performance,” said Ellis Patents managing director, Richard Shaw. “Instead cast iron cleats, wh... Read More - Why Engineering Cons...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 15th January, 2014

T&D have responded and delivered 100off  SEB TRP76 narrow trench cable rollers from stock to MVB Joint Venture at Beckton Sewage Treatment Works - T&D helped ensure the onsite cable pulling and laying contractors remained on schedule for... Read More - 100 Cable Pulling Ro...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 8th January, 2014

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment. ATEX Certified Lighting & Enclosures for Hazardous Area. Zone 1, Zone 2 - Ex d & Ex de. Lighting, Motor Control, Control Stations, Enclosures for Hazardous Areas. Petrel Hazardous Area Electric... Read More - Petrel Hazardous Are...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 7th January, 2014

UKPN 11kV 6.6kV HV Cable Jointing, Preparation & Installation Manual (Uncontrolled 2011) from Thorne & Derrick (Power Products)   Do You Need UKPN / SPN HV Cable Jointers ? If So, Call HVMS : T 0845 644 4867 HV/ LV Cable J... Read More - UKPN 11kV 6.6kV HV C...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 30th December, 2013

  On 25th May 2014 Pamela Kinnell & Benjamin Kinch are running the Edinburgh Half Marathon in support of the Brainwave children's charity.   Brainwave is a charity that exists to help children with disabilities and Deve... Read More - Please Support The B...

Category:  T&D History Blog


By on 19th December, 2013

  The T&D Team will be out the offices from midday on the 24th December 2013 and will return on the 2nd January 2014. Please email us with any enquiries during this festive period. Have A Great Chr... Read More - T&D Closing Date...

Category:  T&D History Blog


By Chris Dodds on 17th December, 2013

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU CS-45 Insulated Rescue Hook   T&D have supplied Catu rescue hooks to high voltage substation switchrooms across Lafarge Aggregates sites in the UK. Catu CS-45 insulated rescue hooks... Read More - Catu Rescue Hooks Fo...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 17th December, 2013

3M Cold Shrink Cable Abandonment Kit Video Demonstration.     3M Cold Shrink Cable Abandonment Kit - Features at a glance : -Simple installation and cable abandonment (no torches or heat required) -Permanent cable abandonment w... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink Cable...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th December, 2013

    Roxtec H3 Trefoil Cable Seals For The Lifetime Of The Installation Without Fail Roxtec H3 high voltage substation cable seals are a preferred HV sealing solution for UK DNO’s where single core cables penetrate substa... Read More - Roxtec H3 Trefoil &a...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 17th December, 2013

NEW FOR 2014 Martindale Electric Metrohm Flash Testers & Insulation Testers @ThorneanDerrick Hi, I will get this sorted for you as well as any other images, data sheet etc you need. Nital — Martindale Electric (@MartindaleElec) Decembe... Read More - NEW 2014 : Martindal...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 13th December, 2013

    Roxtec cable seals have been selected to supply four onshore windfarm projects for Scottish Power Renewables (SPR). Roxtec seals the cables in the cable trench that connects the windfarm array cables to the substation. G... Read More - Roxtec Cable Seals H...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 12th December, 2013

Nexans 33kV cables for onshore windfarm projects are now available with a conductive outer skin on the protective sheath, this innovative feature assists the installer in testing for sheath damage. This conductive outer skin feature represents one... Read More - Nexans 33kV Onshore ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th December, 2013

Roxtec Flexible Cable & Pipe Seals   November was wet and windy for many across the UK, leading to soaked streets, flooding and the risk of a terrible side effect; power outages. Once again, it is important to highlight the nee... Read More - Roxtec Cable Sealing...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 10th December, 2013

Cable jointers and cable contractors are faced with options for removing medium-high voltage semi-conductive cable screens, some better than others. Cable jointer tool selection is usually the outcome of cable jointer preference - or a cost-based dec... Read More - MV Cable Termination...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 10th December, 2013

Boddingtons Cable Jointers Tools Boddingtons 244400 Screen Scoring Tools   Boddingtons 244400 Screen Scoring Tools for "easy peel" medium-high voltage power cable screens are ideal for 11kV and 33kV cable diameters 16mm to 41m... Read More - Boddingtons 244400 M...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th December, 2013

Centriforce Stokbord - Cable Protection Covers for High Voltage Underground Cables Centriforce Stokbord Covers Centriforce Stokbord underground cable protection covers are heavy duty cable protection covers designed to withstand damage and prot... Read More - Plastic Cable Covers...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Ben Riley on 9th December, 2013

When the Going Gets Tough..... T&D, a Panduit UK distributor, continue to supply a major European chemical manufacturer with Panduit PLT3S-M109 acid resistant cable ties. The chemical resistant cable ties are used to secure dosing pipes to cab... Read More - Acid Resistant Cable...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 9th December, 2013

Stokbord cable covers are used to protect single or multiple underground cable runs. Centriforce Stokbord cable covers provide heavy duty, high impact, underground cable protection for fibre optic, low voltage, high voltage (11kV, 22kV, 33kV, 66kV... Read More - Stokbord Cable Cover...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 9th December, 2013

Bell Apparel Flameking High Visibility (EN471) Flame Resistant Linesman's Protective Clothing. EN471:2003 A1:2007 has now been withdrawn and replaced by EN ISO 20471:2013 – the new standard for Hi-Vizibility Clothing. The testing of t... Read More - EN471 : 2003 Hi-Visi...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 6th December, 2013

Ellis Patents Cable Cleats Vulcan Cable Cleats 11kV Cable Cleats With the technical support of Ellis Patents, T&D have specified and supplied several hundred Ellis Patents Vulcan Cable Cleats to a new 11kV high voltage power cabling proj... Read More - Ellis Patents Vulcan...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 5th December, 2013

IEC 61111 Insulating Rubber Matting Class 0 Electrical Switchboard Matting - 1,000 Volt Dielectric Test 7,500 Volts Surface Proof Test 5,000 Volts Working Voltage Test 1,000 Volts IEC 61111 Electrical Insulating Switchboard Matting specif... Read More - IEC 61111 Insulating...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 5th December, 2013

IEC 61111 Insulating Rubber Matting Class 1 Electrical Switchboard Matting - 7,500 Volt Dielectric Test 15,000 Volts Surface Proof Test 10,000 Volts Working Voltage Test 7,500 Volts IEC 61111 Electrical Insulating Switchboard Matting... Read More - IEC 61111 Insulating...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 5th December, 2013

IEC 61111 Insulating Rubber Matting Class 2 Electrical Switchboard Matting - 17,000 Volt Dielectric Test 30,000 Volts Surface Proof Test 20,000 Volts Working Voltage Test 17,000 Volts IEC 61111 Electrical Insulating Switchboard Matting sp... Read More - IEC 61111 Insulating...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 5th December, 2013

IEC 61111 Insulating Rubber Matting Class 4 Electrical Switchboard Matting - 36,000 Volt Dielectric Test 50,00 Volts Surface Proof Test 40,000 Volts Working Voltage Test 36,000 Volts IEC 61111 Electrical Insulating Switchboard Matting spe... Read More - IEC 61111 Insulating...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 5th December, 2013

IEC 61111 Insulating Rubber Matting Class 3 Electrical Switchboard Matting - 26,500 Volt Dielectric Test 40,000 Volts Surface Proof Test 30,000 Volts Working Voltage Test 26,500 Volts IEC 61111 Electrical Insulating Switchboard Matti... Read More - IEC 61111 Insulating...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 4th December, 2013

ProGARM Flame Resistant, High-Viz, Anti-Static & Arc Flash Clothing ProGARM offer protective clothing which give the ultimate protection from the risks and hazards in which wearers have to work. ProGARM have developed a reputation for supplyin... Read More - ProGARM Flame Resist...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 4th December, 2013

Tunnelling contractors working on London's new Crossrail construction project required flame resistant garments with reflective tape but in some areas were not requiring the fabric to meet the requirements of EN471 Hi-Vizibility or GO/RT 3279 Rai... Read More - ProGARM GO/RT 3279 R...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 2nd December, 2013

Non Conductive Tape Measures for Cable Jointing Made to Measure Cables Safely. There are no metal parts within this tape measure preferred by cable jointers  - the tape measure is not insulated but non-conductive. The tape measure will n... Read More - Tailor Made for Cabl...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 2nd December, 2013

Offshore Cable Cleats Ellis Patents Stainless Steel Cable Cleats Emperor Cable Cleats Vulcan Cable Cleats Colossus Cable Cleats By its very nature, offshore, and other oil exploration work is fraught with danger, which is why so many m... Read More - Understanding the Im...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 28th November, 2013

Fire Safe Cable Trunking - Zero Toxic or Corrosive Gas Emissions. T&D support several LU London Underground contractors with fast deliveries of Panduit LSOH Halogen Free Open Slot Trunking for cable containment on the Tube - Panduit halogen fr... Read More - Halogen Free LU Cabl...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2013

T&D, CSD RISE Cable Duct Seal Stockists. Highways Agency Accepted Cable Duct Systems.     Working with Carillion Morgan Sindall JV, T&D have supplied the CSD RISE Cable Duct Seal System to provide effective and guarantee... Read More - A1 Cable Duct Seals ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2013

Manx Electric Railway Go With T&D. T&D with the support of SIBA UK have supplied Snaefell Mountain Railway electric tram vehicles located on the Isle of Man with SIBA UK 350amp traction fuses, 750V DC. SIBA URDC DC fuses are available f... Read More - DC Traction Fuses 75...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2013

Boddington Cable Sheath Stripping Tools Ex Stock. Cable Stripping Pliers are designed for cable jointers needing to remove PVC, PE and EPR cable sheaths from single and three core cables. Cable Sheath Stripping Tools - Instruction Download &nb... Read More - Boddingtons Cable Sh...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th November, 2013

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU Insulating Rubber Gloves   T&D are Approved Vendors to BT for the Catu range of insulating gloves. The approval of the Catu insulating gloves by British Telecom plc facilitates the national roll... Read More - BT Approve CATU Insu...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 25th November, 2013

Duct Seals & Duct Sealing CSD RISE Cable Duct Sealing System   Working with BBESL, T&D have supplied the CSD RISE Cable Duct Sealing System to the Port Ann 132kV substation in Lochgilphead, Scotland. The water and gas tight c... Read More - 132kV Substation Duc...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Jonny Hewitt on 25th November, 2013

T&D Distribute Prysmian FP Fire Resistant Cables Prysmian's FP Plus Enhanced cables have been installed at Southampton’s SeaCity Museum, a 3,252 sqm visitor attraction that celebrates the city’s historical relationship wi... Read More - SeaCity Enhanced Wit...

Category:  Prysmian FP Cables


By Chris Dodds on 22nd November, 2013

HV boots are ex stock. 33kV heat shrink boots (straight and right angled) from stock suit switchgear and transformer bushings - bushing boots provide high voltage electrical insulation, preventing flashover caused by moisture ingress, industrial cont... Read More - Heat Shrink Bushing ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 22nd November, 2013

Centriforce Stokbord cable covers provide heavy duty, high impact, underground cable protection for fibre optic, low voltage, high voltage (11kV, 22kV, 33kV, 66kV) and extra high voltage (132kV-400kV) power cable networks. Stokbord cable covers ar... Read More - Stokbord Cable Cover...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 21st November, 2013

Cablofil EZ Path Fire Stop System Paul Courson, UK managing director of cable management specialist, Cablofil, discusses the challenges of balancing cost management, disruption minimisation and fire safety in both commercial and public sector buil... Read More - Cablofil EZ-Path Fir...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Ben Riley on 21st November, 2013

T&D are main distributors for Prysmian Cables - we can offer competitive prices on the complete range of Prysmian Cable Cleats...............   Prysmian Telcleat Prysmian Afumex Telcleat ( LUL Approved) Prysmian Heavy Duty Plastic Ho... Read More - Prysmian Cable Cleat...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 21st November, 2013

T&D are main distributors for Prysmian Cable Cleats. Prysmian Bicon Aluminium 2 Bolt Cable Cleats • Cable cleats suitable for LV and HV Cables 51 to 159mm diameter • Aluminium cleats can be used for all types of cable routes ... Read More - Cable Cleats, Prysmi...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 21st November, 2013

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable Labels   Why Use Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable Accessories? Safe, risk free cables should not be compromised by sub-standard cable accessories which could emit life-threatening levels of toxic smoke and ga... Read More - Low Smoke Zero Halog...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 20th November, 2013

  Nexans Connectors for HV High Voltage Cables. T&D Power Sales Team received a very warm welcome from the Staff and Management of Nexans Power Cable Accessories at their Castleford HQ recently. Jon Rhodes (Nexans Technical Sales Manag... Read More - Nexans HV Connector ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th November, 2013

SEBA Cable Fault Locators SEBA Cable Sheath Fault Testers SEBA Cable Fault Locators, Sheath Testers & Cable Test Sets for High Voltage Cable Networks. DC testing has been accepted for many years as the standard field method for performin... Read More - High Voltage Testing...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 20th November, 2013

CSD RISE Duct Seal Kits Stockist. T&D recommended and supplied CSD RISE Duct Sealing Kits to Skanska to provide guaranteed sealing of cable ducts and penetrations at the prestigious Heron Tower, London. This adds to the impressive T&D p... Read More - Heron Tower Cable Du...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 20th November, 2013

T&D are distributors for the Hadar range of ATEX Certified Hazardous Area Lighting for Zone 1 and Zone 2. Hadar Lighting, the specialist manufacturer of lighting for Hazardous Areas and part of the Ashington-based A-Belco Group, have launched ... Read More - Hadar Lighting LED E...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 20th November, 2013

Cablofil EZ Path Fire Stop for Data Comms & LV Cables Cable management specialist Cablofil, has designed an innovative fire stop protection system for data-communications cabling and low voltage cable networks to make the addition of new netwo... Read More - Cablofil EZ Path Fir...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Jonny Hewitt on 20th November, 2013

Cablofil Wire Basket Cable Tray Cablofil has supplied more than 45km of its steel wire tray system for both data and small power cabling containment at the £500M MediaCityUK development in Salford. Developed by Peel Media, a division of t... Read More - 45km Cablofil Cable ...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 19th November, 2013

Water & Gas Tight Cable Duct Seals. DSEAR Compliant. This week T&D supplied 80off CSD RISE Duct Seal Kits to provide effective and reliable protection to low voltage power cable ducts (100mm and 150mm diameters, using CSD RISE Du... Read More - RISE Duct Seal Kits ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Jonny Hewitt on 19th November, 2013

Cablofil Steel Wire Cable Tray. Cablofil steel wire cable tray system has been installed at Castle Quay, Dandara’s £50 million redevelopment of St Helier’s seafront in Jersey. Designed by architects Axis Mason, Castle Quay is sp... Read More - Cablofil Cable Baske...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 19th November, 2013

JEM Resin from Prysmian for Cable Jointing. From December 1st 2010 cable jointing resins containing MDI are re-classified as Carcinogen Category 3, suspected of causing cancer and will carry new labelling to this effect. Subsequently, Prysmian is ... Read More - Prysmian JEM Cable J...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2013

Ducts Sealed Against Water, Gas, Fire. High Voltage Substation Cable Duct Sealing - T&D specified and supplied the CSD RISE Duct Seal system for the cable duct sealing of high voltage ducts at T1 Energy Centre London this week. Bam Nuttall... Read More - All HV Ducts Sealed ...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 18th November, 2013

3M Cold Shrink Cable End Caps Video Demonstration.     3M Cold Shrink Cable End Caps - features at a glance : -Simple and fast cable end cap installation (no tools required) -Wide range of cable sizes accommodated and sealed -... Read More - 3M Cold Shrink Cable...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 15th November, 2013

Subsea Strapping Clamps T&D have specified and supplied customised Band-It Inconel Strapping Clamps to VerdErg for retaining subsea diverless connectors which provide versatility in the connection of flowlines, umbilicals, catenary risers and ... Read More - Band-It Inconel 625 ...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 15th November, 2013

T&D UK are leading stockists and distributors of the Thomas & Betts - Metal Detectable Cable Ties T&D have supplied BIS Industrial Services with over 10,000 metal detectable cable ties to the Kelloggs Manchester site for routine mainte... Read More - Detectable Cable Tie...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Jonny Hewitt on 15th November, 2013

Cablofil Cable Wire Basket Tray for LV HV Industrial Power Cables While the advent of Cablofil steel wire tray cable management systems has revolutionised the way that contractors approach containment installations, a number of myths still surroun... Read More - Cablofil Cable Baske...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 15th November, 2013

Cablofil Cable Basket - Wire Mesh Cable Basket Tray. Cablofil Cable Basket : Forming Cablofil Wire Mesh Cable Basket. An overview on creating sweeps, bends and tee junctions using Cablofil cable basket accessories. Cablofil Cable Basket : D... Read More - Cablofil Cable Baske...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Jonny Hewitt on 14th November, 2013

Cable Basket - Cablofil Wire Mesh Cable Basket. T&D have supplied almost half a kilometre of Cablofil stainless steel wire cable basket to a new build chemical plant in Yorkshire. Cablofil Cable Basket Tray - Technical Guide Brotherton... Read More - Cablofil Cable Baske...

Category:  Cable Containment LV HV


By Chris Dodds on 14th November, 2013

T&D are main distributors for Prysmian Cable Cleats. Prysmian Bicon Multicleat Cable Cleats for Cable Diameter 36mm-120mm. Prysmian Bicon Multicleat and Bicon Multistrap Cable Cleat is a versatile cable clamp system that can be used on all ... Read More - Cable Cleats, Prysmi...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 14th November, 2013

T&D are main distributors for Prysmian Cable Cleats. Prysmian Bicon Cable Cleats - Nylon 2 Bolt Cable Clamp * Nylon cable cleats suitable for use with cables from 50mm to 94mm in diameter * Black high-density Nylon 66 - cable cleats unaffe... Read More - Cable Cleats, Prysmi...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2013

Power Shunts for Switchgear & Transformer Connections. High Voltage. T&D have supplied EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd with high voltage power shunt connectors to enable the coupling of onsite transformers at Torness and Hunterston B Pow... Read More - EDF Energy Award T&a...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2013

Network Rail Approved 25kV Rail Cable Terminating Sealing Ends & Cable Joints Ex Stock. Project : Tilbury Loop 12 Car Operation Platform Extension Project T&D have supplied Amey with 3M Cold Shrink Cable Terminations to enable the overh... Read More - 25kV Cable Sealing E...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 13th November, 2013

Hazardous Area Lighting Wolf Safety ATEX Micro & Mini Torches  Wolf Safety Micro and Mini Torches are compact for easy pocket storage and give impressive light beam with up to 10 hours of light duration (depending on model). T... Read More - Wolf Safety ATEX Mic...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Jonny Hewitt on 13th November, 2013

Hazardous Area Lighting. Zone 1 & Zone 2 Emergency Lighting - LED. Hadar HDL106E. Hadar Lighting, the specialist manufacturer of Zone 1 and Zone 2 lighting for Hazardous Areas and part of the Ashington-based A-Belco Group, will be launching... Read More - Hadar Launch HDL106E...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Jonny Hewitt on 12th November, 2013

T&D Distribute Prysmian FP Fire Resistant Cables The new Cardiff City Stadium, home to both Cardiff City Football Club and the Cardiff Blues rugby union team, has been fitted out with FP Plus cable from Prysmian. The 27,000 all-seater facilit... Read More - Cardiff City Protect...

Category:  Prysmian FP Cables


By Chris Dodds on 12th November, 2013

ABB Cable Joints, Cable Terminations & Screened Separable Connectors for High Voltage Cables. Energy efficient low loss transformers will help Scottish Power Renewables to reduce the overall carbon footprint of the extensions to Whitelee Windf... Read More - ABB Transformers Pro...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th November, 2013

Cable rollers are used by utilities and contractors to support and enable the installation of underground pilot, telephone and power cables into underground cable trenches. Rollers are designed to prevent damage to cables caused by either fri... Read More - Cable Rollers & ...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 11th November, 2013

LV-HV power cables should be supported on straight cable rollers which have no sharp edges to damage cable sheathing under tension when being pulled into the cable trench. The cable roller must be placed directly into the open cable trench to... Read More - Cable Rollers For St...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 11th November, 2013

T&D stock and distribute an extensive range of Cable Rollers to ensure the safe installation of cables into open trench or cable ducts. 3 cable rollers detailed below specifically enable the pulling in of cable into ducts. The configuration of... Read More - Cable Rollers For Pu...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 7th November, 2013

Kingsmill Earthing, Lightning and Surge Protection Systems. Pictured : Thomas Colledge with Gary Amos (T&D Sales) at our Bristol office this morning. Today, T&D UK welcomed Thomas Colledge, Business Development Manager of Kingsmill Ind... Read More - Kingsmill Copper Ear...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this fourth of a series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 5: Treating The Screen Cut On Medium... Read More - Treating The Screen ...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this third of a series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 4: Some Notes On Medium Voltage Cable... Read More - Some Notes On Medium...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this fifth of a series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 6: Stress Control On Medium Voltage P... Read More - Stress Control On Me...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Here we overview Chapter 7: Stress Control In Polymeric Medium Voltage Cabl... Read More - Stress Control In Me...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

      In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". We now overview Chapter 8: Medium Voltage Cab... Read More - Medium Voltage Cable...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

      In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Lets now overview Chapter 9: Medium Voltage C... Read More - Medium Voltage Cable...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

      In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". We now overview Chapter 10: Medium Voltage Ca... Read More - Medium Voltage Cable...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

      In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". We now overview Chapter 11: Medium Voltage Ca... Read More - Medium Voltage Cable...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". We overview Chapter 12: Medium Voltage Cable Joints An Overview. The boo... Read More - Medium Voltage Cable...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In a series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overviewing Chapter 13: Earthing Of Medium Voltage Single Core Cable... Read More - Earthing Of Medium V...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 14: Type Testing Of Medium Voltage Cable Accesso... Read More - Type Testing Of Medi...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

      In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 15: Medium Voltage... Read More - Medium Voltage Surge...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 17: Cable Supports. The book covers the insta... Read More - Cable Supports...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 19: Recent Developments In Medium Voltage Cable ... Read More - Recent Developments ...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

      In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 19: A Review of Me... Read More - A Review of Medium V...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

      Street Lighting Distribution Boards Lucy Zodion Dist RX are street lighting distribution boards designed to fit into feeder pillars, such as Lucy Zodion Fortress Feeder Pillars  - Lucy Zodion developed the D... Read More - Lucy Zodion Dist RX ...

Category:  Power Distribution & Feeder Pillars


By Chris Dodds on 31st October, 2013

In this second of a series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we overview Chapter 3: Some Practical Examples Of Mixed ... Read More - Some Practical Examp...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 30th October, 2013

          In this first of a series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach". Today, we over... Read More - Electrical Breakdown...

Category:  Nexans Euromold Cable Accessories


By Chris Dodds on 24th October, 2013

T&D working with Bombardier Transportation are supplying Silver Fox Fox-in-a-Box Cable Label System to the LU London Underground SSR Contract - reportedly the largest metro re-signalling contract ever undertaken in the world. At the heart of t... Read More - Silver Fox Rail Cabl...

Category:  Rail


By Chris Dodds on 14th October, 2013

Pfisterer IXOSIL EST - The New Generation Of Dry Outdoor Cable Terminations. The new oil-free Pfisterer cable terminations for high voltage cables are suitable for all voltage level categories up to 170kV and conductor cross sections up to 250... Read More - Pfisterer Ixosil EST...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th October, 2013

With 20K+ YouTube video views via Thorne & Derricks Channel, we thought it timely to feature the following excellent Nexans video on our Blog. Nexans Euromold high voltage cold shrink cable jointing kits are suitable for 6.6kV, 11kV, 24kV and ... Read More - HV Training Video 2 ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 11th October, 2013

Nexans AIN20. Nexans Euromold High Voltage Heat Shrink & Cold Shrink Cable Terminations up to 33kV       Video : Nexans AIN20 24kV Slip-On Indoor High Voltage Cable Terminations    Nexans AIN... Read More - HV Training Video 5 ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 2nd October, 2013

Vulcan Cable Cleats. Short Circuit Tested to 104kA (600mm Spacing), 132kA (300mm Spacing) Trefoil & Single Cable Cleats for Industrial, High Voltage & Hazardous Area Cable Clamping with Moderate Short Circuit Protection Levels. Video : ... Read More - Video Blog : Ellis P...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By on 30th September, 2013

HV Cable Joints & Terminations - YouTube Video Playlist T&D UK stock an extensive range of 6.6kV, 11kV and 33kV cable joints for straight, branch, pot-end and loop cable jointing of high voltage multi-core and single core cables - thi... Read More - YouTube Video Playli...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th September, 2013

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Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 26th September, 2013

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Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By on 18th September, 2013

        It is accepted that the use of paper belted cable has been virtually eliminated but there are huge amounts in the system and if it has to be re-terminated or jointed to polymeric cable the following sections wi... Read More - Stress Control On Pa...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th September, 2013

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Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 17th September, 2013

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU 10 Cal Arc Flash Protection Kit CATU Kit-Arc-10-C 10 Cal Arc Flash Protection Kits protect workers working in the vicinity of or at energised parts of electrical systems from possible electric arci... Read More - CATU Kit-Arc-10-C Pe...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 17th September, 2013

SIBA HHD High Voltage Fuses - German Standard DIN Fuses SIBA HV fuses are fuses for the protection of substations up to 40kV. The SIBA HHD fuses comply with DIN 43 625, BS 262-1 and  ESI 12-8 standards.  The SIBA DIN standard fus... Read More - SIBA HHD High Voltag...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 16th September, 2013

Seaward High Voltage HV Indicators & Detectors Seaward Halo Hook High Voltage HV Ammeter   Seaward Halo Hooks are HV high voltage ammeters for use by linesmen on overhead lines up to 40kV (including 33kV power lines) - HV ammeters a... Read More - Seaward Halo Hook HV...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By on 16th September, 2013

Electrical Safety - Fluke 6500 PAT Tester Kit The Fluke 6500 portable appliance PAT tester verifies the electrical safety and operation of portable appliances in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations. The Fluke 6500 PAT tester has po... Read More - FLUKE 6500 PAT Porta...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 5th September, 2013

HV Heat Shrink Cable Terminations. High voltage heat shrink cable terminations have been is use since the 1970's to provide reliable cable end termination into switchgear, transformers, motors and high voltage electrical equipment. Heat shr... Read More - High Voltage Heat Sh...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 4th September, 2013

The major fire risks and detection difficulties within Substations arise as a result of the following :     * Electrical arcing and the build-up of static electrical charge within equipment. * Overheating of electrical co... Read More - Fire Safety Consider...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 4th September, 2013

Testing high-voltage circuit breakers presents a different set of challenges, such as several interrupters per phase and long distances between drive cabinet and main contacts. The combination of OMICRON CIBAN0 500 and the main contact module... Read More - HV & EHV Circuit...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 4th September, 2013

        Underground Cable Protection T&D continue to support contractors working on behalf of Scottish Power with competitive price and delivery service to Scotland for Scottish Power logo imprinted Underground ... Read More - Scottish Power Appro...

Category:  Cable Laying & Cable Pulling


By Chris Dodds on 3rd September, 2013

Learn how the use of airflow management blanking panels can reduce the problem of unrestricted recycling of hot air in open frame racks and rack enclosures. Unused vertical space in open frame racks and rack enclosures creates an unrestricted recy... Read More - Schneider White Pape...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV


By Chris Dodds on 3rd September, 2013

  Ellis Patents Cable Cleats 2013 Catalogue Download ... Read More - Ellis Patents Cable ...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 3rd September, 2013

Copper Earthing & Lightning Protection Systems. Last week, T&D delivered 1,200 metres of PVC Covered Green Copper Earth Tape to Aberdeen Compressor Station & AGI (Above Ground Installation) Project for Galliford Try - T&D provide n... Read More - PVC Covered Green Co...

Category:  Earthing & Lightning Protection


By Chris Dodds on 3rd September, 2013

BICON Compounds for Substations, Switchgears & Busbars : Aluminium Joints & Copper Joints. BICON BX1-225 should be used in all aluminium to aluminium and aluminium to copper joints. The contact surfaces of the elements to be joined s... Read More - Where Should BICON I...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 2nd September, 2013

Remote racking provides a safer operating environment for personnel through the proven method of adding distance between the operator and arc flash incident energy at the switchgear site, bringing operation of power circuit breakers to a new level of... Read More - Remote Racking Of Hi...

Category:  ABB Power Products


By Pamela Kinnell on 27th August, 2013

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment - Abtech ABCS GRP Control Stations The Abtech ABCS GRP Control Station range have been designed for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and are suitable for most gas groups including hydrogen... Read More - Abtech ABCS GRP Cont...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Pamela Kinnell on 27th August, 2013

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment - Abtech SXCS Stainless Steel Control Stations The Abtech SXCS Stainless Steel Control Station range have been designed for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and are suitable for all gas gr... Read More - Abtech SXCS Stainles...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 26th August, 2013

CATU Electrical Safety Equipment CATU CL-8-36 Two Pole Phase Comparator   CATU Detex CL-8-36 Two Pole Phase Comparator detects voltage differences between any two points of an electrical installation indicated by LED's. ... Read More - CATU Detex CL-8-36 H...

Category:  Electrical Safety & Arc Flash


By Chris Dodds on 20th August, 2013

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment - Abtech PCS Control Stations Certification: ATEX Ex e II T6  Abtech PCS Control Stations have been designed for use in potentially Explosive Atmospheres and are suitable for most gas grou... Read More - Abtech PCS Plastic C...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 19th August, 2013

Hazardous Area Lighting - Abtech Ablux ATR1 Road Lantern Abtech Ablux ATR1 Road Lanterns provide efficient street lighting for Zone 2 areas. The Abtech ATR1 Road Lanterns are suitable for side arm mounting or post top mounting as standard. ... Read More - Abtech Ablux ATR1 Ro...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 15th August, 2013

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment - Abtech VisEx Camera Housing Abtech VisEx Camera Housing is suitable for housing various POE (Power Over Ethernet) camera and vision systems. The Abtech ATEX VisEx housing camera can be used in Zone 1 &... Read More - Abtech VisEx Camera ...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 15th August, 2013

Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment - Abtech SSD Ex d Range Stainless Steel Enclosures The Abtech SSD Ex d Range of stainless steel enclosures are manufactured from either stainless steel 316 or mild steel and provide significant levels of&nb... Read More - Abtech SSD Ex d Rang...

Category:  Hazardous Area Electricals & Lighting


By Chris Dodds on 14th August, 2013

Heavy Duty Cable Cleats Ellis Patents Heavy Duty Radiused Pole Cleats are manufactured in Black Polypropylene (B), as standard. The Ellis Patents pole cleats are curved and robust for securing cables. The heavy duty radiused pole cleats secure ... Read More - Pole Cleats - Ellis ...

Category:  Cable Cleats & Cable Ties


By Chris Dodds on 14th August, 2013

LV Cable Joints Hydrocarbon Resistant for Oil, Gas, Petrochemical Industries - Prysmian BICAST T&D are supplying Prysmian hydrocarbon resistant cable splices (joints) to provide long-term and stable performance in the Oil and Gas industry. The... Read More - Prysmian Hydrocarbon...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th August, 2013

An increasing incidence of flash-overs and outages experienced by Petroleum Development Oman, the sultanate's largest producer of oil and gas was traced to porcelain insulators that could not withstand the harsh desert conditions. To overcome... Read More - Power Failures &...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 14th August, 2013

  Heat shrink cable joints for power cables and pilot cables can be tailored to save money in cable strike and cable fault conditions. Where unplanned cable joints need to be installed in response to an accidental cable strike it is prefer... Read More - Small Is Beautiful C...

Category:  LV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 12th August, 2013

NOFIRNO Sealant For Cables & PIpes. The CSD RISE Single and Multi Pipe Penetration System is one of the most adaptive systems for sealing straight and angled pipe penetrations and can even accommodate multiple pipe runs, significantly saving i... Read More - NOFIRNO Sealant, Sea...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 12th August, 2013

Roxtec Cable Sealing   An unusual modular seal fits tightly around cables and lets cables pass through bulkheads.  The developer says the seal  provides a complete safety solution for long-term, cost-effective operational reliabi... Read More - Roxtec Cable Sealing...

Category:  Cable Transits & Duct Sealing


By Chris Dodds on 9th August, 2013

High Voltage Busbar Heat Shrink Tubing SPS BTT are red coloured, high voltage, thick walled, heat shrink tubes installed onto HV busbars to provide insulation at 6.6kV, 11kV, 15kV, 17.5kV, 24kV and 33kV. The high voltage insulation value of both m... Read More - High Voltage Busbar ...

Category:  HV Cable Jointing & Terminating


By Chris Dodds on 9th August, 2013

The risk of fire in substations has been historically low, but the possible impacts of a fire can be catastrophic. Fires in substations can severely impact the supply of power to customers and the utility company’s revenue and assets. These fir... Read More - Substation Fire Prot...

Category:  Electrical Equipment HV