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April 27, 2018 / New products & trends

Two in one: how a new diesel resistant and halogen free marker helps a locomotive manufacturer increase safety

The mistakes of the past have taught us that fire protection in the rail transport sector is a very serious concern. Legislators and standardisation bodies have defined strict requirements for the components in rail vehicles. The highest demands are placed on the safety of passengers in the event of a rescue from a long tunnel. However, the fulfilment of these standards is often challenging for manufacturers of locomotives. A new HellermannTyton product ensures safe and efficient labelling in the railway industry. […] Continue reading



March 15, 2018 / Products applications

What you can do if you hit an electrical cable when drilling in a wall

Damage to electrical wiring from drilling into walls is a surprisingly frequent phenomenon – especially when buildings are being renovated.  Not only do the lights go out, but you usually blow a fuse as well. With a bit of luck, you might only have to repair the cable sheath. But if you damaged or severed a wire, just using a terminal strip, insulation tape and some silicone sealant are not recommended – you need some professional kit!
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January 19, 2018

Modernism meets electrical tape

Author: Mariëlle olde Hartman-Toebes
HellermannTyton’s HelaTape Flex is not only suitable for professional electricians and installers. The young artists at the Gerrit Rietveld College in Utrecht, The Netherlands also use electrical […]

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