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Automotive Relay Guide

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Automotive Relay Guide

What is a Relay?

In the most simple terms an automotive relay is an electronically operated switch.  The type most commonly used in the automotive industry is an electro-mechanically operated switch.  They are found in all types of vehicles - cars, trucks, vans, trailers and boats.  They employ an electromagnet device to mechanically manoeuvre a switch to make or break an electrical circuit.

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Truckfest Peterborough - 2019

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Truckfest Peterborough - 2019

Truckfest Peterborough 2019

Truckfest Peterborough will be staged the 5th 7 6th of May this year.  The two day extravaganza of all things great in the truck and haulage industry will feature an incredible collection of customised and monster trucks among many other things.

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Advantages of LED Work Lights

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Advantages of LED Work Lights

LED Work Lights offer a number of advantages over standard bulb lamps.  If you are thinking of installing some work lights or even replacing the ones you already have it's worth taking a moment to consider these points.  Below we've pulled together 10 key advantages of LED work lights.   1: Long Service Life The greatest advantage LED work lights offer over traditional lights is their incredibly long lifespan.  Typically an LED light can last up to 100,000 operating hours or longer.  That is up to 4 times longer than the expected lifespan of a fluorescent light.  Once installed, they...

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What Is Thin Wall Auto Cable?

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What Is Thin Wall Auto Cable?

Thin wall cable is a low voltage cable used primarily in the automotive and marine industries.  It is constructed from a stranded copper wire centre encased within a hard grade PVC insulating sheath.  This thin wall design offers some key advantages over standard automotive electric cable.  It is often the preferred choice for mechanics when it comes to auto and marine electrical work.  - Four Core Thin Wall Cable  Advantages of Thin Wall Cable: Thin wall cable holds a number of key advantages in terms of performance when compared to standard pvc cable.  Firstly, thin wall delivers a higher current...

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Anderson Connectors - What Cable Size?

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Anderson Connectors - What Cable Size?

Anderson Connector - Cable Size Guide

  • Which Cable Size should be used with each Anderson Connector?

We explain how to choose the right cable size for each Anderson Connector.  The Anderson Connector product range are an industry leading family of electrical connectors developed by the global Anderson Power Products.  Anderson connectors are the world leader in high current and waterproof DC electrical connectors.  APP are the leading global developer and manufacturer of high power interconnect solutions.

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