Tools and Equipment
  • Hitachi Power Tool Technology

    Power tool technology is tougher, faster and more advanced than ever before thanks to 6.0Ah Li-ion batter ...

    Power tool technology is tougher, faster and more advanced than ever before thanks to 6.0Ah Li-ion battery technology and brushless motors, explains Simon Miller, Brand and Product Manager, for Hitach ...

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  • Product Test: Securikey T-REIGN ProSheath

    PE Tester Gary Fisher gets his safe hands on the T-REIGN ProSheath from Securikey. Nothing annoys me more ...

    PE Tester Gary Fisher gets his safe hands on the T-REIGN ProSheath from Securikey. Nothing annoys me more than being up a ladder or tower and realising I have forgotten something down below. Nobody is ...

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  • Product Test: Draper Expert Ergo Plus Torque Screwdriver Set

    Gary Fisher ‘talks the torque’ as he tries out the Expert Ergo Plus 19-Piece Interchangeable VDE Torque S ...

    Gary Fisher ‘talks the torque’ as he tries out the Expert Ergo Plus 19-Piece Interchangeable VDE Torque Screwdriver Set from Draper Tools. We electricians are definitely not short on choice when it com ...

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  • Flir Seeking Hotspots

    Spot thermometer or thermal imaging camera? Andy Baker from Flir offers his advice. When measuring temper ...

    Spot thermometer or thermal imaging camera? Andy Baker from Flir offers his advice. When measuring temperature is it best to use a spot thermometer, a thermal imaging camera or a combination of the tw ...

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  • ECA on Testing Equipment

    Steve Martin, ECA's Head of Specialist Groups, talks us through some of the steps they have come up with ...

    Steve Martin, ECA's Head of Specialist Groups, talks us through some of the steps they have come up with to help ensure electrical contractors do their research properly before purchasing electrical t ...

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  • Martindale Test of Time

    The last year has been a time of changing standards and regulations for electrical testing, as Steve Dunn ...

    The last year has been a time of changing standards and regulations for electrical testing, as Steve Dunning from Martindale explains. The latest changes to the 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations, ...

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  • Honeywell's Advice for Working in the Winter

    Stuart Turnbull, Regional Safety Manager at Honeywell Safety Products, explores the risks associated with ...

    Stuart Turnbull, Regional Safety Manager at Honeywell Safety Products, explores the risks associated with winter working and the steps those responsible for safety can take to protect workers. Often, ...

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  • Ladder Safety Devices - Stabilisers

    Following a tragic accident on site, Roger Bisby assesses the importance of staying safe when working wit ...

    Following a tragic accident on site, Roger Bisby assesses the importance of staying safe when working with ladders, paying close attention to one device from Ladder Safety Devices. A few weeks ago I w ...

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  • 3M Making Sure you Stay Warm

    3M’s Rachel Salisbury shares some tips to help you choose the right products during the winter months. Ap ...

    3M’s Rachel Salisbury shares some tips to help you choose the right products during the winter months. Apart from the obvious – wearing extra layers and keeping up levels of hot tea – there are other ...

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  • Fein Oscillating Essentials

    Nathan Ford, Application Specialist at FEIN, breaks down the oscillating essentials that separate the bes ...

    Nathan Ford, Application Specialist at FEIN, breaks down the oscillating essentials that separate the best machines from the rest. For many electricians, oscillating power tools have become one of the ...

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