November 7, 2016 / Company

HellermannTyton INSIDE: new online video format provides insights

For people, by people. What often sounds like a hollow phrase is a tangible part of our corporate culture at HellermannTyton. In a new video format, we take you behind the scenes and show you what makes us really tick.

When our colleague James Orsini passionately extols the virtues of his products, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a professional actor from an entertaining home shopping channel is in front of the camera.

But James is simply excited and momentarily forgets that a new video series is being filmed. His enthusiasm is quite genuine! Everything is real – HellermannTyton INSIDE is a documentary – showing […] Continue reading


October 14, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products

IP codes: how to find the right cable protection system

A typical Monday morning in the winter: there is gridlock in the tunnel carrying thousands of commuters into the city. Endless queues of cars are pumping out clouds of exhaust emissions. Melting snow from the vehicles drips and mixes with grit, oil and brake dust in muddy rivulets between the lanes. Humidity is high, in spite of the cold. Once the traffic starts flowing again, salty, muddy spray fills the air.

But all systems are working properly. If a vehicle caught on fire, the alarm would activate. Fortunately, the tunnel was equipped with a carefully planned cable protection system.

Read this article to discover how you can also find the correct system to protect your cables.
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cable tie gun, Manual Tensioning Tool Plastic Housing EVO9, Heavy equipment, EVO 9 August 16, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products

Precise cutting without recoil: The ergonomic EVO9 cable tie tool

The non-stop tying and cutting of cable ties is an energy-sapping task for many assembly line workers. The jarring recoil that occurs when standard tools shear off the excess plastic band behind the tie head places great strain on the joints and ligaments. This can lead to injury and illness-related absences. Thanks to a piece of clever engineering, help is now at hand in the form of HellermannTyton’s EVO9 – a safer and more effective manual cable tie tool.

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July 10, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products

Heat-resistant cable protection: what other industries can learn from a furnace manufacturer

Picture a manufacturer of industrial furnaces. The new production facility is up and running, but the machines are not working as they should. Time and again there are unexpected problems and finally, production has to be stopped. Apparently, high temperatures and electromagnetic radiation (EMC) from the electrical cables are causing interference between the machines. Read this article to find out why you should include a professional cable protection system in your parts list.

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June 15, 2016 / Research & Development, Company

Formula Student Team Delft harnessed for success

Formula Student is an annual construction challenge with a series of races around for budding engineers around the globe to compete in. On 3 June the team from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands unveiled its latest vehicle – the DUT16 – for the 2016 competition. HellermannTyton is proud to support this young team with parts and technology for their spectacular racing car. […] Continue reading


May 11, 2016 / Research & Development

Fixing Ties and Elements for High Temperature Applications (PEEK, E/TFE “Tefzel”, PA46)

Some of the world’s most exciting breakthroughs have been by chance. Take the synthesis of polyethylene, for example, the most commonly used plastic today. But the overwhelming majority of advances in plastics engineering result from application of knowledge, injection moulding experience and design competence. Enter Polyetheretherketone, better known as PEEK, considered the first “designer polymer”; polyamide 4.6 and E/TFE (Tefzel®), all of which HellermannTyton uses in its part production on a daily basis. […] Continue reading


April 27, 2016 / Company

All for one and one for all! Fit for a king!

Electrical tape is an everyday object that is available in a wide variety of colours and sizes. But vinyl-based adhesive tapes are not just used by electricians or installers for insulating, bundling and marking cables and wires. With a touch of imagination, it becomes a wonderfully flexible material for artists to work with. […] Continue reading