HELUKABEL adds to international growth & opens two new branches

  HELUKABEL, a global manufacturer and cable, wire, and accessories supplier, is enhancing its global distribution channels by opening local subsidiaries in Mexico and Brazil. “Seeing the rising demand for our products in Central and South America meant now is the right time to open our own subsidiaries to grow even closer to our customers,” said Mark Luksch,

Thomas & Betts intros new tension cable ties for high-vibration applications

  Ty-Met stainless steel retained-tension ball-lock cable ties, new from Thomas & Betts (T&B), a member of the ABB Group, feature specially formed spring crimps that help maintain consistent tension on the tie after installation. Consistent tension enables the cable tie to remain in position, even under high-vibration conditions. “Ty-Met retained-tension cable ties won’t slide down

Nexans to build new cable-laying vessel as part of clean-energy initiative

To drive the shift of global energy production and distribution in the direction of renewables and clean energy, Nexans announces that it has started the construction of a new cable-laying vessel for submarine HV cable systems installation. “The construction of this new cable-laying vessel is a fundamental milestone in our commitment to cleaner energy,“ said Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, Nexans

CWind secures cable contract for Merkur Offshore Wind Farm

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, announced that it has been successfully awarded a contract to deliver all cable pull-in services for 66 offshore wind turbines and one offshore substation at Merkur Offshore Wind Farm. The 396-MW Merkur project is currently being constructed 45 km from the island of Borkum in

German company wpd windmanager to offer cable tests and diagnosis as service

Wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. has extended its service portfolio with its own cable tests van for testing and diagnosis of any and all cabling.

JDR selected as preferred cable supplier for Windfloat Atlantic project

JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been selected by WindPlus as the preferred cable supplier for the Windfloat Atlantic 25 MW floating wind farm.

Southwire launches multi-strand aluminum cable ideal for down-tower applications

Southwire has launched a new multi-strand, high-quality aluminum cable with installation, cost, and safety advantages that make it particularly suitable for down-tower wind turbine applications. “The wind industry is expected to continue its robust growth as a top source of renewable energy generating capacity in the country,” said Brad Pollard, OEM sales manager. “The addition

Your wind turbine’s power and data cables may be wearing faster than you think

This cable wear can appear only a few months after the start of operations but is often missed or overlooked during end-of-warranty inspections or when competing with other major corrective action.

7 questions to ask about your subsea terminations

When searching for the proper cable terminations, cable stoppers, or subsea terminations, ask yourself these 7 important questions:

Helukabel’s XLPE-Insulated TRAYCONTROL X surpasses mechanical tests

The TRAYCONTROL X passed the UL -40°C Cold Bend Test and a HELUKABEL torsion test of 10,000 torsion cycles.