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  • LSF and LSHF Cables - Know The Difference

    Jun 19, 2017

    Correctly specified, both products offer a good solution but it’s crucial to know when and where it’s appropriate to use them. LSHF cables are those that give off less than 0.5% hydrogen chloride gas when burnt, compared with around 28% from traditiona

  • 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...

  • LSF vs. LSHF - There is a Difference!

    Sep 19, 2017

    See the Cigarette Lighter Test for Yourself Buying LSF data cables is like buying Viagra on the internet – you have no idea what’s in it, you don’t know how it’s going to perform and in very extreme circumstances it could kill you.

  • LSHF - Seeing Through the Smoke

    Oct 16, 2012

    With the increasing demand for ‘safe’ buildings, more attention is being paid to the types of cables being installed, and the potential risks in the event of fire. It is now recognised that smoke and poisonous fumes are often a far greater risk to life an

  • LSF or LSHF? - Know What You Are Buying

    Oct 15, 2012

    Confusion still exists about the difference between the terms LSF and LSHF in the case of many data, signal and control cables. LSF stands for ‘Low Smoke and Fume’ and is a somewhat meaningless term applying to products that are often PVC based, which m

  • LSF vs LSHF

    Oct 09, 2012

    Some customers are opting for LSF cable (Low Smoke and Fume) over standard PVC cable and as a result we are stocking many of the popular alternatives to Belden style cables in LSF. The compounds now widely used in the market are modified PVC which still e

  • LSHF - Prysmian Join the Debate

    Oct 09, 2012

    We’re extremely pleased that Prysmian have joined the debate on LSF vs LSHF.