27 02, 2019

18th Edition Arc Fault Protection

2019-03-14T11:54:59+00:00February 27th, 2019|18th Edition|

The 18th Edition wiring regulations require designers and installers to ensure that their installations are designed and constructed so that the risk of ignition from high temperatures or electric arc is minimised. Protection requirements include protecting against fire caused by insulation, arcs, sparks and high temperatures. Installing arc fault protection is [...]

20 02, 2019

RCD Selection and 18th Edition Regulations

2019-03-14T08:53:47+00:00February 20th, 2019|18th Edition|

So, what do the new regulations say about RCDs and how can designers make sure they stay compliant and carry out proper electrical design, installations and assessments? For downloadable guides on the new regulations and information on other key areas of BS7671:2018 visit our 18th Edition Hub. Types of RCD Regulation [...]

12 02, 2019

18th Edition Regulations For Caravan Parks

2019-03-14T08:57:30+00:00February 12th, 2019|18th Edition|

BS7671:2018 was released on the 2nd of July 2018 and came into effect on the 1st of January 2019. There are many significant changes made to regulations that apply to the design, erection and verification of electrical installations in domestic, commercial and residential structures. Section 708 applies to the electrical installations in [...]

11 12, 2018

Download Hager’s Residential Distribution Catalogue

2019-03-08T15:38:33+00:00December 11th, 2018|18th Edition|

Hager's new Residential Distribution Catalogue provides electrical contractors with the key information on the 18th Edition regulations, helping them make the right choices on their next 18th Edition installation. gdgsgdg Their latest Residential Distribution Catalogue covers in-depth the changes made to RCD Selection, Surge Protection, Overload Protection and Arc Fault [...]

28 09, 2018

SWA Multi-Use Cable Glands

2019-03-07T09:43:36+00:00September 28th, 2018|18th Edition|

SWA Cable Glands - taking the market by storm! SWA’s revolutionary new STORM™ multi-use cable glands are quicker, safer and easier to use than conventional CW glands! The new STORM™ range from SWA promises nothing less than a revolution in terminating armoured and non-armoured SY & CY braided cables. Offering improved ingress [...]

29 08, 2018

Surge protection devices and the 18th Edition Regulations

2019-03-15T11:21:16+00:00August 29th, 2018|18th Edition|

18th Edition requirements for surge protection The arrival of the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations further reshapes the regulatory landscape for electrical contractors. A number of important areas have been scrutinised and reviewed; among them is the issue of surge protection and devices designed to mitigate [...]

14 08, 2018

SWA Firefly Range: 18th Edition Cable Clips

2019-03-05T16:04:05+00:00August 14th, 2018|18th Edition|

SWA's Firefly range of 18th Edition cable clips offer full compliance to the new regulations. They solve a very real problem and one that can have tragic consequences too. Whilst overhead cabling does not normally present a risk, in fact, having cables neatly out of reach in plastic trunking is a [...]

31 07, 2018

Hager launch ‘Reg Bot’ for 18th Edition Training

2019-03-01T14:27:23+00:00July 31st, 2018|18th Edition|

The 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations was released on July the 2nd and it is set to be officially implemented on the 1st of January 2019. To help electrical professionals best understand the key revisions surrounding issues such as overload protection and fault detection, Hager have [...]