Category Archives : Technical Talk

CAI Approved Class D Cable

On February 6, 2019, Posted by , In News,Technical Talk, With Comments Off on CAI Approved Class D Cable

We’ve been known for high quality coaxial cable and CAI-approved TV and satellite cable for many years. Our WF100 cable is available in singlecore, twin, and 5 core plus earth versions, and is one of the most popular coaxial cables for TV and satellite installations. WF100 is CAI approved, and…

Class E RG223 Cable

On January 7, 2019, Posted by , In News,Technical Talk, With Comments Off on Class E RG223 Cable

Our RG223 cable is now rated as Euroclass E for CPR purposes.     Webro RG223 Cable Class E RG223 Cable is a low loss 50 Ohm coaxial suitable for use on data, video, CATV, CCTV, DBS (Direct Broadcasting Satellite), RF signal and broadcast transmissions. Webro RG223 cable consists of…

BS7671 & CPR

On January 7, 2019, Posted by , In News,Technical Talk, With Comments Off on BS7671 & CPR

There is still some uncertainty about the BS7671 IET wiring regulations and how this relates to the installation of cable.     BS7671 In July 2018, the 18th Edition of BS7671 was published. The 18th edition comes in to force from January 2019, so it is important to understand what…

Fake Fibre

On December 3, 2018, Posted by , In Technical Talk, With Comments Off on Fake Fibre

The Fibre to the Home (FTTH) Council has warned about ‘fake fibre’ marketing, saying that ‘the words “fibre” and “fibre speeds” are increasingly used in advertisements while the advertised product is not genuinely a full fibre connection’. The FTTH Council also said that this could ‘weaken the business case’ for…

RG59 Or URM70

On October 25, 2018, Posted by , In News,Technical Talk, With Comments Off on RG59 Or URM70

One question that we get asked from time to time is ‘RG59 or URM70?’. Both are very similar cables, so it’s quite understandable that this question would be asked.The similarities are obvious. Both cables have very similar sized conductors (if not identical), and both have a solid PE insulation, and…

Do You Know Your YY From Your SY?

On September 17, 2018, Posted by , In News,Technical Talk, With Comments Off on Do You Know Your YY From Your SY?

Do you know your YYs from your SYs?   Control and automation cables are commonly used as interconnecting cables for measuring, controlling or regulation of control equipment within assembly, production, lift and handling environments. But there are different types for different uses. YY Cable   YY cable is a multicore…

Speedy RJ45 Termination-Watch The Video

On September 11, 2018, Posted by , In News,Technical Talk, With Comments Off on Speedy RJ45 Termination-Watch The Video

Since we announced that we were stocking the Speedy RJ45 range of plugs, boots, and tools we’ve had quite a bit of interest in them.   If you’re interested in making RJ45 terminations easier and quicker, here’s a little video showing how they are installed.   Speedy RJ45 The Speedy…