The Importance of Quality Crimp ConnectionsJun 29, 2020
Tim Harris, Technical & Support Services Manager of our sister company Cablecraft Ltd, discusses why it is important to achieve a quality crimp connection.
CCA Group Policy Statement Regarding Coronavirus 'COVID-19'Mar 18, 2020
The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is on all our minds and at the forefront of the news and it goes without saying that our thoughts are with everyone that has so far been affected by this global outbreak.
FS Cables and Cablecraft make a connection to form CCA GroupNov 20, 2019
FS Cables are delighted to announce the creation of an exciting new group within Diploma’s Controls sector. The CCA (Cables and Cable Accessories) Group will combine the management of Cablecraft and FS Cables into one senior management team...
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..
Cutting Corners – 10 Ways You Shouldn’t Save Money Buying Cable!May 27, 2014
A tongue in cheek look at some of the more unscrupulous techniques used to save money when buying cable...
Copper Price - What Effect On Cable Will The New Year Bring?Oct 15, 2012
While the price of copper has been threatening to spike for the last 5 years, with rumours of shortages and the increase in demand from the emerging markets, it is in these last 12 months when we have witnessed an unprecedented surge in the growth.
Copper vs. AluminiumOct 15, 2012
As mentioned a couple of issues ago the practice of substituting solid copper with copper coated aluminium (CCA) to save money has reached the UK. Cables mainly affected so far are internal telephone cables (CW1308 type) alarm cables and coax. One of the