February 6, 2019 / Products applications

Electrical tape: Quality pays off when the going gets tough

Picture this scenario: Electricians are installing exterior lighting on a new building. They’ve mounted the lights just need to connect and insulated the cables. But then the weather changes and the outdoor temperature suddenly drops. As most PVC electrical tapes don’t adhere properly when it’s cold or wet the choice of materials can have an impact on both the short- and long-term success of the installation. The following article introduces HelaTape Flex 1000+ electrical tape and demonstrates that premium quality equates to excellent material performance even under challenging weather conditions.
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December 5, 2018 / Company

Industry 4.0: How RFID cable ties simplify traceability in harsh production conditions

Between dirty shrink discs, hydraulic oil and muck: the workplaces of industrial mechanics in the hydraulic service are not exactly the cleanest. Anyone who services hydraulic components and systems can find that important product labels and informative barcodes are no longer legible due to the dirt. The air pressure and last service date may no longer be recognisable. … Continue reading


1. The HellermannTyton product range spans 7 categories covering all aspects of fastening, fixing, installing, connecting, insulating, protecting and identifying electrical cables and network connectivity solutions
July 25, 2018 / Company

HellermannTyton is much more than just cable ties

Wherever power flows along a wire or data is transferred along a fibre optic cable, a HellermannTyton product isn’t far away. From humble beginnings 85 years ago in Germany, the company has become one of the leading global suppliers of a wide range of products used to fasten, fix, connect, insulate, protect and identify electrical and digital cabling. Discover more about where we come from in our feature article. … Continue reading


ACADEMY, training
June 25, 2018 / Company

Knowledge is power – welcome to the HellermannTyton ACADEMY

Knowledge is a precious resource. Businesses that share and multiply knowledge are sustainably more successful. That’s the mandate for the HellermannTyton ACADEMY – the mainstay of our knowledge management. It’s the common umbrella under which we offer guests and staff all over the world training opportunities relating to our vast product range, as well as workshops where we work together to discover custom solutions to challenging cable management issues. … Continue reading


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. … 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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February 6, 2018 / Company

HellermannTyton on the Social Web

Social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have become firmly established in society. TV stations regularly quote Twitter messages. Facebook posts spread faster than press agency news wires. Many videos on YouTube even have bigger audiences than most famous TV shows.

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January 19, 2018 / Company

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 tape. Not for insulating, bundling or securing cables, but for creating smooth lines in bold colours. HellermannTyton Netherlands sponsored one of the college’s projects with tapes so that young artists could get closer to Piet Mondrian, the famous Dutch artist known for his sharp lines and primary coloured squares.
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