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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



January 18, 2017 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

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. … Continue reading


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

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. … Continue reading


October 14, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

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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