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  • HDBaseT Recommended Cat 5E & Cat 6 Now In Stock

    Sep 24, 2014

    HDBaseT is a simple, cost effective solution for HD media distribution with outstanding performance levels. FS Cables have been members of the HDBaseT Alliance since 2013, offering large stocks of HDBaseT approved Cat 5E and Cat 6. HDBaseT is the le

  • 2491B – Flexible Single Core Low Smoke Halogen Free

    May 28, 2014

    The FS Cables 2491B single core cables are available in a range of sizes from 0.5mm² to 240mm². These cables come in a variety of colours, including black, blue, brown, red, white, violet, grey, pink, orange, yellow, green and green/yellow. Class 5

  • Cat 5E UTP Colours - Now in Stock

    May 27, 2014

    FS Cables now stock Cat-5E UTP in a range of new colours. In addition to the standard grey sheath, Cat-5E UTP is now available in red, blue, green, yellow and white for easy circuit identification. Tested to 350Mhz, these cables allow transfer of h

  • 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...

  • What's in a Cable? - Part 1 - Conductors

    Oct 16, 2012

    As a regular feature in upcoming editions of Wired, we are going to take a look at the manufacturing processes involved in cable production. There is a great degree of variation in the cable production process. This makes cables highly customisable and su

  • Cat 6 Duct Grade

    Oct 16, 2012

    We have recently added the Cat 6 Duct Grade cable to our product range. Featuring a heavy black polyethylene sheath and a flame retardant PVC inner jacket for easy stripping, the Cat 6 offers high speed data transfers where underground duct or a weathe

  • Draka Firetuf Data and Coax

    Oct 16, 2012

    The market for soft skin fire alarm cables is now well established and some might say over subscribed! However it has taken years to develop a high performance data cable to meet the same standards. Draka FireTuf Data is a totally new product which has

  • Reigniting an Old Flame

    Oct 16, 2012

    New fire safety laws came into force on the 1st October this year, and early indications suggest that a number of employers are still unaware of the implications. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order (RRFSO) sets out a change in legislation applying

  • Cat 5 Armoured and Duct Grade in Stock

    Oct 16, 2012

    External data applications for Cat-5 cables are increasing all the time and so are the physical demands that these cables are being asked to cope with. Long gone are the days when cables were simply contained in trunking around offices or under suspended