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  • Curly, Spirals & Coils - What you need to know

    Curly, Spirals & Coils - What you need to know

    Feb 19, 2020

    Retractable cables, also known as coiled cables, curly cables or spiral cables are a highly durable and flexible cable solution where extension and retraction of a cable is required. Spiral cables are used in a broad range of industries including...

  • Cat 5E, Cat 6 & Cat 6A HDBaseT Cables in a Range of Different Colours

    Cat 5E, Cat 6 & Cat 6A HDBaseT Cables in a Range of Different Colours

    Feb 12, 2020

    HDBaseT is the leading standard for distribution of uncompressed HD media over a single cable. The HDBaseT standard allows for distribution of Ultra HD video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, power and control with runs of up to 100m.

  • What Makes a Quality Defence Standard Cable?

    What Makes a Quality Defence Standard Cable?

    Feb 03, 2020

    Originally developed for military use, defence-standard (Def-Stan) cables are now widely used commercially. FS Cables explores the elements that make a quality Def-Stan cable.

  • Copper - Mans Eternal Metal

    Copper - Mans Eternal Metal

    Jan 21, 2020

    You probably already know that some of coppers’ properties include superior heat transfer, electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance. It’s the standard benchmark for electrical conductivity and conducts electrical current better than any other...

  • Worldwide Deliveries

    Worldwide Deliveries

    Jan 10, 2020

    If you need cables delivered outside the UK, our dedicated export team at FSC is on hand. Offering a fast and comprehensive service, supplying you with export packaging, cables cut to length, essential paperwork and certificates.

  • SHF1 CAN Bus Offshore Marine Approved Bus Cables - DNV-GL Approved

    SHF1 CAN Bus Offshore Marine Approved Bus Cables - DNV-GL Approved

    Jan 08, 2020

    CAN Bus offer many advantages on vessels and rigs, their small diameters and light weight enable easy routing even in confined spaces. Large amounts of data can be sent between intelligent devices over a single cable.

  • Tree Cable Designed For Loxone System

    Tree Cable Designed For Loxone System

    Jan 06, 2020

    FS Cables now stock the all-in-one Tree cable, designed for use for Loxone Tree devices - whether that’s motion sensors, switches or LED spots. Available on 100m, 200m and 500m reels as well as cut to length and all for next day delivery...

  • Christmas & New Year – Office Hours & Delivery Schedule

    Christmas & New Year – Office Hours & Delivery Schedule

    Dec 03, 2019

    FS Cables will be open for business over the Christmas period. We’ll will be here until 1pm on Christmas eve and open again on the 27th and 30th, we’ll resume normal office hours from Thursday 2nd January. Read more for full details...

  • Steel Wire Armoured Power Cables

    Steel Wire Armoured Power Cables

    Nov 27, 2019

    Whilst the weight and rigidity of armoured cables can make them hard to handle and time-consuming to terminate, they are essential in applications where unarmoured cables may be prone to damage and require containment protection...

  • FS Cables and Cablecraft make a connection to form CCA Group

    FS Cables and Cablecraft make a connection to form CCA Group

    Nov 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...

  • Bus Cables

    Bus Cables

    Nov 12, 2019

    Prior to bus systems being developed each switch, sensor, detector or contact needed wiring back to the process controller via its own pair or cable. Due to the high transmission rates and data flow requirements in evolving industrial applications...

  • FSC Adds Tree Cable to BMS Cable Range

    FSC Adds Tree Cable to BMS Cable Range

    Nov 06, 2019

    FS Cables now stock an all-in-one Tree cable designed for Loxone system - whether that’s motion sensors, switches or LED spots. Available on 100m, 200m and 500m reels as well as cut to length and all available in stock for next day delivery. CPR certified