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  • The Antennax™ Range

    The Antennax™ Range

    Oct 15, 2020

    The Antennax™ range of ultra low loss coaxial cables are high quality, cost effective alternatives to Times Microwave Systems LMR® and Andrew Cinta®. The Antennax style coax offers many benefits over corrugated types, it offers greater flexibility and...

  • Undersea Fibre Optic Cables

    Undersea Fibre Optic Cables

    Oct 14, 2020

    On the 5th August 1858, (on the third attempt) the first undersea transcontinental telegraph cable was laid. The British ship HMS Agamemnon and the American USS Niagara met in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, connected two ends of the cable, and together

  • Alternatives to Belden - Over 120 Types to Choose From

    Alternatives to Belden - Over 120 Types to Choose From

    Oct 05, 2020

    With over 120 different types to choose from we’re sure you’ll find what you’re looking for from one of the largest ranges of alternative to Belden data cables stocked in Europe. Delivered next working day, you can choose from the most popular types in...

  • Shoal Group Announcement

    Shoal Group Announcement

    Oct 01, 2020

    We’re delighted to announce the establishment of Shoal Group Limited that formally brings together the management teams of FSC Global & Cablecraft. This consolidation will result in a strengthened offer that will underpin our future growth whilst provid..

  • Wired vs Wi-Fi

    Wired vs Wi-Fi

    Sep 23, 2020

    Way back in 2003 the UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) came up with the following definition for a smart home: "A dwelling incorporating a communications network that connects the key electrical appliances and services, and allows them to be...

  • Draka Fire Resistant Cables

    Draka Fire Resistant Cables

    Sep 15, 2020

    Where people and property come first, the Draka Firetuf cable range provides the ideal solution. Draka Firetuf cable has been installed and commissioned into a variety of buildings designed under fire safety engineering principles...

  • Cable Identification & Cable Ties

    Cable Identification & Cable Ties

    Sep 08, 2020

    You may be interested to know that we can now offer you a full range of Cable Identification and Cable Tie products. You now have access to over 28,000+ cable identification, termination and management products, all from one source.

  • Prysmian Fire Resistant Cables

    Prysmian Fire Resistant Cables

    Sep 04, 2020

    The safety of occupants during a fire remains an important factor when designing a buildings infrastructure. Prysmian manufactured fire cables are a market leader in terms of quality and performance and are designed to provide continued functionality of..

  • Cable Sheath Materials - What You Need to Know

    Cable Sheath Materials - What You Need to Know

    Aug 20, 2020

    Insulation and sheath are the components of a cable that protect the conductor. The insulation isolates the flow of electricity, and the sheath wraps around the outside of the cable to protect the conductors inside and enable electricity transmission.

  • TruSound Multicore Speaker Cable to CPR Class Cca

    TruSound Multicore Speaker Cable to CPR Class Cca

    Aug 11, 2020

    We’ve added to our range of CPR class Cca with these professional grade speaker cables. It's extremely flexible due to the high rate of twist and the insulation / jacket materials used. Ideal for winding on and off drums, it also remain flexible at low...

  • Bespoke and Custom Manufactured Cables

    Bespoke and Custom Manufactured Cables

    Aug 03, 2020

    Despite the phenomenal range of specialist cables available on the market today, a significant amount of our business still comes from cables designed to meet the customers exact requirements...

  • Good Things Come in Threes

    Good Things Come in Threes

    Jul 10, 2020

    Good Things Come In Threes - has a definite positive connotation. From fairy tales to Hollywood blockbusters, “the rule of three” (Latin-"omne trium perfectum") principle suggests things that come in threes are inherently more humorous, satisfying and eff