LV Cable Jointing & Terminating

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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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