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June 2, 2019 / Products applications

HelaTape Power: Professional, efficient cable jacket repair for electricians

Damage to cable jackets is often the cause of errors in wiring systems. Electricians usually track down the origin of the fault quickly during a visual inspection if the cable is accessible – especially if the insulating sheath is ruptured to the extent that the inner shielding is shining through. This article outlines self-amalgamating mastic tapes from HellermannTyton’s HelaTape range that help you professionally and efficiently re-upholster and seal damaged electrical cable jackets or insulate splices and joints.
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March 27, 2019 / Products applications

Cable ties with low-profile heads – bundling without any snags

You can use cable ties to organise, bundle or fasten cables. But in restricted spaces like control panels, domestic wiring or in the electrical industry, the raised heads of conventional cable ties can often be a hindrance. Cable ties with low profile or flat heads reduce the risk of damage to things around them. If you aren’t familiar with flat head ties, read on to find out more. … Continue reading


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March 14, 2019 / Products applications

Soft and strong – special fabric tapes protect sensitive cables and reduce noise at the same time

A final test run is all that remains before a brand new manufacturing hall commences operation. But when the switch is thrown, nothing happens. The responsible electrician quickly finds the fault – damage to the insulation of cables where they enter the control panel cabinet. In this article you’ll discover a simple and cost-effective way of guarding against such mishaps:  fabric tapes from HellermannTyton’s HelaTape Protect range of technical tapes. … Continue reading


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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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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December 14, 2017 / Products applications

Efficient electrical panel design: systematic cable management with HelaDuct wire retainers

It was the wind park maintenance engineer who brought the truth to light. Loose cables dangled in her face when she opened the switch cabinet of the turbine she was scheduled to inspect. The cables should have been fixed in place with elastic bands. But they had perished – something that wouldn’t have happened with the right retainers. Learn how to simplify and professionalise cable management in electrical panels and switch cabinets using accessories from the HelaDuct product range. … Continue reading




July 21, 2017 / Products applications

Safer lighting installation in offices and industrial buildings

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