The use of flexible gel products is a tried-and-tested means of insulating electronic components or electrical connections in the outdoors. However, gels are not only used to prevent moisture ingress. … Continue reading
The trend towards lighting with compact fluorescent lamps and LED downlights is constantly growing in offices large buildings. At the same time, planners are turning their attention to the overall energy efficiency of the entire building. Hence, installers increasingly encounter installation challenges from insulation and vapour barriers in areas where the lights are planned. … Continue reading
Whether unplanned or part of scheduled maintenance, electricians need to connect low-voltage power supply cables on a regular basis. Cast resin technology or heat shrinkable sleeves are frequently used to safely protect cable connections. However, the reliability of the end result largely depends on the way the materials are handled during their tricky installation. … Continue reading
Time really is money when it comes to installation or maintenance in electrical control panels and switch cabinets. Whenever cables are chaotically arranged in wiring ducts, panel builders waste valuable time. It pays to be tidy in more ways than one. … Continue reading
A typical problem in the automotive industry: the integrated cable guides in the bumper are already laid down. There is only room left on the rounded and angled surfaces for additional cables for sensors. Until now, conventional rigid mounts for cable ties could not be affixed here at all, or only by using excessive layers of adhesive as a foundation. … Continue reading
It’s almost time to go home when the phone rings at an industrial light manufacturer: a customer’s shop floor lighting has failed. Fortunately, the manufacturer knows exactly what spare parts are needed because the lights were equipped with a radio frequency ID cable tie that allows them to be precisely identified. … Continue reading
For over 35 years, students have been pitting their engineering and management wits against one another in a series of annual Formula Student competitions around the globe. As a parts sponsor, HellermannTyton has been avidly following the progress of the Delft Technical University’s DUT16 electric racing car. … Continue reading
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
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. … Continue reading