18th Edition
  • Cable Supports: Why and How

    The recently published 18th Edition regulations, stating that cables must be supported against their prem ...

    The recently published 18th Edition regulations, stating that cables must be supported against their premature collapse in the event of fire, has many electricians asking ‘why?’ and ‘how?’ Here the exp ...

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  • Arc Fault Protection: Requirements & Recommendations

    Simon Rowlinson of Wylex delves into the 18th Edition regulations to explore whether Arc Fault Detection ...

    Simon Rowlinson of Wylex delves into the 18th Edition regulations to explore whether Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDDs), although defined as a 'recommendation', are essentially 'mandatory' in certain ...

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  • Selectivity: When Is It Required?

    The technical team at Stroma take a look changes to the 18th Edition regarding selectivity between overcu ...

    The technical team at Stroma take a look changes to the 18th Edition regarding selectivity between overcurrent protective devices and what this means for installers. The 18th Edition of BS 7671 has ch ...

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  • Top Products 2018: Di-Log DL9110 18th Edition MFT

    The Di-log DL9110 MFT has been designed to fully comply with the testing requirements of the recently rel ...

    The Di-log DL9110 MFT has been designed to fully comply with the testing requirements of the recently released 18th Edition regulations. It also incorporates many of the features that electricians hav ...

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  • Why Is There The Urge For ‘Surge’?

    The experts at Schneider Electric help us to better understand surge protection and how contractors can d ...

    The experts at Schneider Electric help us to better understand surge protection and how contractors can determine whether it is required. Electronic equipment has played a vital role in how our homes ...

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  • The 18th Edition and EV Charging

    As the UK experiences a boom in new electric vehicle registrations, ECA Senior Technical Engineer, Gary P ...

    As the UK experiences a boom in new electric vehicle registrations, ECA Senior Technical Engineer, Gary Parker looks at how the 18th Edition gets to grips with the EV phenomenon. Love them or loathe t ...

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  • Changes that Introduce a Shock Risk

    NAPIT’s Bill Allan offers more information about the electrical contractor’s responsibility in the event ...

    NAPIT’s Bill Allan offers more information about the electrical contractor’s responsibility in the event that changes to a property have introduced a risk of shock. It is common for electrical contrac ...

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  • Reacting to Change

    The (imminent) 18th Edition changes have set challenges for all parts of the electrical industry. Here, I ...

    The (imminent) 18th Edition changes have set challenges for all parts of the electrical industry. Here, Ian Smith, Marketing Manager at Hager, explains how, like contractors, manufacturers also have t ...

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  • Introduction To The 18th Edition Of BS 7671

    The 18th Edition of BS 7671 was issued on 1st July 2018 and comes into full effect on the 1st January 2019 ...

    The 18th Edition of BS 7671 was issued on 1st July 2018 and comes into full effect on the 1st January 2019. This article from the experts at NICEIC looks at some of the changes incorporated. Disconnect ...

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  • Will We See SPD As ‘Standard’?

    Paul Dawson from electrical accessories and consumables specialist, Niglon, discusses why the 18th Editio ...

    Paul Dawson from electrical accessories and consumables specialist, Niglon, discusses why the 18th Edition regulations should mean we see SPDs installed as standard across domestic and commercial proj ...

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