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RELICON 2-componenten siliconengel August 10, 2017 / Products

2-component gels for perfect electrical insulation and optimum protection of cable connections against moisture

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. They also have excellent insulation properties and good media stability. The use of gels also increases mechanical stability as well as vibration and shock resistance.
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July 21, 2017 / Products

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. Irrespective of the specific type of illumination selected, care must be taken that all lights are properly installed. Read here how downlight covers are an ideal solution for safe lighting installations. […] Continue reading


March 31, 2017 / Products

Simple, stable and safe electrical installations with gel cable joints

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. Modern gel cable joints are a time-saving and reliable alternative.
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January 18, 2017 / Markets & Industries, Products

FlexTack: this is how to attach cables to curved and angled surfaces.

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. The flexible self-adhesive FlexTack mounts solve this dilemma: it sticks like a limpet, even on rounded and moderately angled surfaces. Find out in this article how to simplify your cable management on problematic surfaces and save costs with FlexTack. […] Continue reading


RFID engl. radio-frequency identification Identifizierung mit Hilfe elektromagnetischer Wellen December 27, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products

How RFID cable ties simplify industrial processes – examples and suggestions for your business

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. Urgent spare parts requests are just one scenario where day-to-day work can be simplified using HellermannTyton high-tech RFID cable ties. Discover how many industrial processes can be optimised by using them. […] 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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