Posts tagged with ‘BASEC’

  • Triveneta admits production fault in flexible cord

    By Debbie Eales on February 6, 2018
    Italian cable company, La Triveneta Cavi (LTC), has confirmed it experienced a production fault last year that resulted in flexible cord cable, with exposed copper conductors, on sale in the UK, reports the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI). The cables, which failed the British and European Standards flex test, were found on sale following random market place sampling by the ACI. […]
  • Hunt for missing substandard cable is renewed

    By Debbie Eales on October 10, 2017
    The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has supported a BBC investigation earlier this week which has re-ignited a seven-year hunt for more than three million metres of substandard cable product that remains unaccounted for in UK buildings. In 2010, an ACI investigation led to more than 11 million metres of cable, manufactured by Turkish company, Atlas Kablo, being recalled from the […]
  • BASEC launch new CPR large-scale cable fire test facility

    By Debbie Eales on July 6, 2016
    New EU regulation changes how construction cable is imported into Europe BASEC, the British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) has launched its large-scale vertical ladder fire test used for Construction Products Regulation (CPR), EN 50399, and the full range of vertical ladder tests to the IEC 60332-3-21/25 series to the cable industry. This coincides with the official launch of the […]