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  • LSF vs LSHF (LSZH) - There is a Difference!

    LSF vs LSHF (LSZH) - There is a Difference!

    Jul 08, 2019

    The main problem facing specifiers and contractors is the confusion over terminology and standards. Is LSHF (Low Smoke Halogen Free) the same as LSF (Low Smoke and Fume)? These terms are all widely used within the cable industry and we still encounter...

  • Cable Screening Options - Know What's What

    Cable Screening Options - Know What's What

    Jun 19, 2019

    Screened Ethernet cables were designed for use in environments where electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) are present. Examples include manufacturing, automation and Industrial control applications...

  • CCA, CCS, CCC vs. pure copper – know the difference?

    CCA, CCS, CCC vs. pure copper – know the difference?

    Jun 06, 2019

    Copper can be up to 80% of the cost of a cable so it’s no surprise then that alternatives to copper are constantly being sought. The practice of substituting solid copper with copper clad aluminium (CCA) or copper clad steel (CCS) to save money is still..

  • Smart homes are going to get smarter

    Smart homes are going to get smarter

    May 30, 2019

    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...

  • MUD is mud, right?

    MUD is mud, right?

    May 13, 2019

    Well, no, not really. Certainly when it comes to the sort of MUD you find around oil and gas platforms at sea. Drilling mud or drilling fluid as it’s commonly called is a viscous fluid mixture that’s used in drilling operations performing a wide range...

  • External Grade Speaker Cables - Whatever the weather

    External Grade Speaker Cables - Whatever the weather

    Apr 02, 2019

    To complement the range of TruSound high-performance speaker cables, FS Cables have a CPR-compliant, weatherproof 16AWG speaker cable. Ideal for external applications, this cable has been designed to prevent water and moisture from damaging equipment.

  • Fibre Optic Solution for BP Sangachal Expansion Programme

    Jul 12, 2018

    As part of the BP Sangachal Expansion Programme, Sigma Technical Services were awarded a supply and installation contract for a communications fibre optic link around the terminal. Common with most oil & gas installations a special design cable was req

  • What is CPR?

    Dec 04, 2017

    If you are involved in installing, specifying or selecting cable for use as permanent wiring within a building or civil works, you need to understand the implications of the new Construction Products Regulation (CPR) from Europe.

  • ISE 2017 - Thanks for Visiting our Stand!

    Oct 27, 2017

    FSC Global would like thank everyone who visited our stand at this month’s ISE Exhibition in Amsterdam. With almost 1200 exhibitors and 73,413 attendees it showed an 11.7% increase from 2016 making it the biggest show so far.

  • Integrated Systems Europe, RAI, Amsterdam 2017

    Oct 27, 2017

    Are you in Amsterdam this February? Join FSC Global at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the largest audio/visual and systems integration show in the world. Held at Amsterdam’s RAI exhibition centre.

  • Intersec 2017, Dubai

    Oct 27, 2017

    FSC Global Ltd will be back in Dubai in January exhibiting at Intersec 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for Security, Safety and Fire Protection. The three day event attracts over 30,000 industry visitors from all over the world.

  • HDBaseT Cat 5E & Cat 6; revolutionising key industries

    Oct 27, 2017

    Home entertainment and building automation are major growth areas of the 21st century. With intelligent building systems being controlled from a tablet or mobile phone you don’t even need to be there to switch on the TV or answer the door.