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What Is Thin Wall Cable?

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What Is Thin Wall 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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The Diesel Super Fuel Revolution

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The Diesel Super Fuel Revolution

A diesel super fuel revolution has begun as paraffinic diesel emerges as a favorable alternative to standard mineral diesel.  The new fuel promises to deliver both an increase in efficiency and a reduction in carbon footprint without the addition of new technologies or additional costs.   PARAFFINIC DIESELS: The new paraffinic diesels come in three forms, GTL - gas to liquid, BTL - biomass to liquid, and HVO - hydro-treated vegetable oil.  The potential market for the fuels is an estimated 10+ billion litres a year in the UK & Ireland.  Green Biofuels Ltd (one of the many UK suppliers), estimate...

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Banksman Lighting By Labcraft

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Banksman Lighting By Labcraft

Banksman Lighting By Labcraft The Labcraft Banksman lighting solution is a driver aid designed to deliver additional light to the areas around the vehicle when manoeuvring. The solution delivers light into areas traditional reversing lights cannot cover. It reduces: Risk of serious injury Vehicle damage Damage to property The Banksman improves safety and helps to minimise costs.  Customers who have installed these systems have found significant reduction in costs attributed to vehicle repairs and time off the road due to accidental damage.       SUMMARY Robust for the job, the Banksman lighting range is endowed with: Light spread from 20sqm up...

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E Mark & What it Means.. Is E1 the Best?

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E Mark & What it Means.. Is E1 the Best?

Is an E1 bulb better than an E4 or E14? Although ALL "E" markings are legal it is recognised the German "E1" mark is of the highest standards and is more rigorously enforced. They take their standards from the OE (Original Equipment) manufacturers hence the term OE Equivalent quality. To avoid any misunderstanding, the term ‘E’ approved is the European requirement for lights on vehicles to conform to performance standards. This number showing the Approval country and manufacturer is then marked on the product. (E Marked) Germany monitors very carefully, the use of their approval (E1). This is done through...

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