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  • TruHD Range - Now CPR Compliant

    TruHD Range - Now CPR Compliant

    Nov 30, 2017

    FS Cables has announced its entire TruHD range of HDBaseT Recommended cables has been independently tested for CPR compliance. The Construction Products Regulation became a legal requirement in July 2017.

  • What is CPR?

    Sep 17, 2018

    What is CPR? The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) has been around for many years. Previously known as CPD, it covers the fire performance and other aspects of various products used in construction.

  • CPR - Frequently Asked Questions

    Oct 26, 2017

    CPR is the law so you have to conform. True, it’s a European regulation so we don’t have a choice.

  • BS4737 Standard Alarm Cables

    Oct 26, 2017

    The new BS4737-3.30:2015 standard helps installers determine differences between types or grades of alarm cable. A previous lack of regulation allowed high-end installations to be mistakenly connected by poor quality cable - leading to faults, call ..

  • Apprenticeship Update

    Oct 26, 2017

    Following the success of the FS Cables Apprenticeship programme, we're pleased to announce a further two members of staff have joined the team. The FS Cables apprenticeship scheme offers school and college leavers the opportunity to learn key skills...

  • Full Range of Lighting Control Cables Cables Now In Stock

    Oct 26, 2017

    FS Cables stock a range of cables designed for lighting control, allowing for complete control of lighting pre-programmed or at a push of a button. These cables feature a screened pair for data alongside either 18AWG or 12AWG power cores.

  • Belden Alternatives - Largest Range in UK

    Oct 26, 2017

    For one of the largest ranges of alternative to Belden data cables stocked in the UK, talk to us. Delivered the next working day you can choose from the most popular types in PVC, LSF or LSHF, with additional duct grade or armoured (SWA) versions...

  • HDBaseT Recommended Cat 5E, Cat 6 & Cat 6A

    Oct 26, 2017

    As a member of the HDBaseT Alliance, FS Cables are offering large stocks of HDBaseT Recommended Cat 5E, Cat 6 & Cat 6A cables in a range of different colours. Available in either PVC or LSHF and in 305 metre pull boxes for your convenience...

  • FS Cables to Provide Cable for WorldSkills Competition

    Nov 27, 2017

    FS Cables are providing the KNX cable to be used on the electrical installation competition at WorldSkills 2011 at Excel, London from 5th – 8th October. Billed as ‘the skill Olympics’, WorldSkills is the largest international skills competition where y

  • Apprentice Programme Update - Wired Issue 11

    Jul 18, 2016

    Since the last issue of Wired the FS Cables Apprenticeship Programme has continued to grow, with a further four apprentices joining the programme. Now, more than two years in, six apprentices have completed the programme and are working in full time pos

  • Editorial with Jon Herbert

    Jul 18, 2016

    I spent some of April in China and was interested to see the way various factories are dealing with the Western downturn. More Chinese companies are focusing on their expanding home market whilst juggling wage inflation of 20% per annum with a workforce t

  • Apprenticeship Ambassadors

    Jul 18, 2016

    As part of our commitment to supporting apprentices, we are participating in an Apprenticeship Ambassador Programme run by Hertfordshire County Council. One of our apprentices is currently taking part in the Programme and has attended seminars to present