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  • Draka Fire Resistant Fibre

    Draka Fire Resistant Fibre

    Feb 12, 2018

    FS Cables has increased stocks of Draka Firetuf fire resistant fibre in response to the demand to improve fire safety in public buildings.

  • NEK Sealine - Marine Approved Data, Bus, Coax and Fibre Cables

    NEK Sealine - Marine Approved Data, Bus, Coax and Fibre Cables

    Mar 13, 2018

    FS Cables are now the UK appointed stockist for the NEK Sealine range of marine grade data, bus, coax and fibre cables, manufactured by NEK Kabel, Norway. Designed for demanding offshore and marine installations, the NEK Sealine range...

  • What Makes a Quality Defence Standard Cable?

    What Makes a Quality Defence Standard Cable?

    Jan 31, 2019

    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.

  • TruLighting Range of Lighting Control Cables

    TruLighting Range of Lighting Control Cables

    Jan 23, 2018

    Tru Cables has developed a range of high quality lighting control cables for use with all leading intelligent lighting and building control systems. The TruLighting range supports popular systems such as Crestron™, Simmtronic™, KNX®, Control 4™, Thorn™ an

  • High Temperature Cables Explained

    High Temperature Cables Explained

    Jan 23, 2018

    Finding suitable cable can be challenging when it needs to operate at extreme temperatures. Leading electrical cable supplier FS Cables discusses the differences between typical high temperature cable ranges.

  • FS Cables Launches New E-Commerce Website

    FS Cables Launches New E-Commerce Website

    Nov 30, 2017

    Specialist electrical cable supplier FS Cables has launched its brand new website – www.fscables.com. Following extensive redesign, the new site allows users to place orders online and access live pricing, the all-important DoPs for CPR compliance and...

  • 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.