Leakage current and the 18th Edition

Leakage current and the 18th Edition

To reduce nuisance RCD tripping that is not due to a fault, but the result of cumulative leakage currents from appliances, the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations now includes specific values for maximum protective earth currents (Regulation 531.3.2). This is a great help...
Martindale offers a flexible solution to safe isolation

Martindale offers a flexible solution to safe isolation

Martindale Electric – UK market leaders in safe isolation – is pleased to announce the arrival of its latest CABLOK series, which provides installers and maintenance teams with a simple and reliable solution for locking off multiple breakers, switches and valves, to...
Never be left in the dark with the new Martindale light meters

Never be left in the dark with the new Martindale light meters

It’s now quick and easy to verify the performance of new LED installations. Recognising the increasing demand for LED lighting systems, Martindale Electric have released the LM195 LED Light Meter. The high quality light meter has built in correction factors for LED...
How to comply with Gas Safe TB118 2018

How to comply with Gas Safe TB118 2018

In January 2018 Gas Safe Register Technical Bulletin 118 was amended. The changes include new test procedures to keep service engineers safe from electrical hazards when working on gas appliances. The new guidance requires verification of the mains earthing in...
Martindale simplifies industrial socket testing

Martindale simplifies industrial socket testing

When properly specified, socket testers provide a fast and effective solution to identify potentially unsafe installations and wiring faults of power outlets. They can be particularly useful as a service tool prior to installing new plant and equipment. Clearly socket...

Safer Socket Testing from Martindale

The CP501 Check Plug and BZ101 Buzz-It are the UK’s favourite socket testers designed for easy verification of wall socket wiring. Suitable for use as a first line indicator to identify potentially unsafe installations and wiring faults, socket testers offer a fast...