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E Preston Electrical Expands Franchises and Goes Online

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E. Preston (Electrical) Ltd was established in 1980 as a specialist distributor of switches and electrical components.  Beginning with only 3 franchises the company currently has over 40 different franchises and holds approximately half a million pounds worth of stock.

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Now in the third generation of family ownership E Preston Electrical continues to grow and build on traditional values.

“We work hard for our customers to get the best products at the best prices while providing exceptional customer service.  We always do what we say we will, even if that is just a call back,” says Mark Preston, MD.

This is a principle that was rooted in the business from its inception over 30 years ago by founder, and grandfather to the current directors, Ernest Preston.

Although there is still a great emphasis on these traditional values the company has embraced new technology in all of its business operations and now launches a new digital venture.  The new interactive e-shop eprestononline.co.uk is aimed at increasing accessibility to existing and new customers.

“We have access to the latest technology from our suppliers,” says Matthew Preston, sales director. “We want to make dealing with E Preston as easy as possible.  We will continue to visit new and existing customers, and speak to them on the telephone, but with eprestononline we can offer them access to our company whenever they want.”

Click AwayThe new eShop will allow customers to log in to their own portal to view orders, print off documents such as acknowledgements and invoices, and allows them to place repeat orders.  Data sheets and supplier catalogues will also be readily available.

The company believes it maintains its position as a traditional company – or more appropriately, a modern company with traditional values.

 

Enquiry Form: http://www.epreston.co.uk/contact/

Home Page: http://www.epreston.co.uk/epblog/

Cynergy3 S4 Series

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UL Approved*   Vertically Mounted Miniature High Voltage Reed Relay

• Space saving package with square footprint.
• Available with or without magnetic screen.
• Ideal for applications where a high packing density is required.
• Up to 350V switching voltage
• 2.5A carry current
• Isolation Voltage across contacts – 3kV

The S4 series is a vertically mounted miniature high voltage reed relay for applications where space saving is a prime consideration.

*Consult factory for UL ratings:
These products have been UL approved for use as per pollution degree 2 classification.

 

Enquiry Form: http://www.epreston.co.uk/contact/

Home Page: http://www.epreston.co.uk/epblog/

Hylec launches Debox SL2: The First 5 Pole Screwless In-Line Junction Box

The first 5 pole screwless in line junction box on the market with 5 approved 32A lever connectors; supplied with all components for completely tool-free faster installation

Hylec-APL, the specialist supplier of electrical components and enclosures, has announced the launch of Debox SL2, a completely tool-free in-line junction box which comes complete with five approved lever connectors. Debox SL2 is the smallest junction box with five poles on the market and the only product supplied complete with 5 screw free terminals: each individual 32A lever connector can take up to three conductors. Debox SL2 saves professional electrical contractors valuable time and makes installation easier for smaller and larger internal wiring jobs, as everything needed is supplied with the box and there is no need to use a screwdriver to securely join wires. Thanks to its design, Debox SL2 ends the frustration of dropping tiny screws on the floor, which then have to be retrieved, or not having required components on hand.

A first to the market from Hylec, Debox SL2 is a registered design and suitable for joining either flat or round profile cable with a minimum conductor size of 0.5mm and a maximum of 2.5mm. It is simple to use – after inserting cables and closing the levers, the lid of the box is simply snapped shut and secured with the butterfly clip supplied. To enable the Debox SL2 to be re-opened requires a tool, which complies with current regulations.

Safety is always paramount for electrical components and the Debox range, including the new Debox SL2, is flame retardant to UL940V 0 and conforms to the EN60598-1 (13.2.2) Glow Wire Test. Debox SL2 measures a compact 116mm x 45mm x 33mm and is manufactured from white polypropylene. With a temperature rating of -20degC to +85degC, it is maintenance free and suitable for all internal applications.

Debox SL2 joins the other highly successful Debox in-line junction box products, Debox SL and Debox S. Debox SL, which has four lever connectors, was the first 100% tool less / screwless in line junction box available on the UK market and has since sold in the millions of units.

 

Enquiry Form: http://www.epreston.co.uk/contact/

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Cynergy3 S3 Series

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S Size Form C (Changeover) Reed Relay

• Compact footprint.
• Changeover contacts.
• PCB Mount.
• Available with or without magnetic screen.
• Up to 3W switching power.
• Up to 1.2A carry current.
• Small package size with compact footprint.
• Rhodium contacts for low contact resistance and high durability.
• Often used in applications which require circuit protection or circuit breakers.

The S3 series is a compact reed relay with changeover contacts which are often used for safety critical applications.

Low contact resistance, through the use of Rhodium contact reed switches, makes the S series suitable for many high voltage applications at DC and low frequency, where performance and reliability are paramount.

These are PCB mount relays, though custom options may be available on request.

 

Enquiry Form: http://www.epreston.co.uk/contact/

Home Page: http://www.epreston.co.uk/epblog/

Schurter Filter Type FMAD NEO

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Mains Filter: 3-Phase plus Neutral
• Compact design
• Single-stage filter with high EMI attenuation
• Reduced weight
• Low leakage current versions available

FMAD NEO is the name of the latest single-stage filter family for 3-phase systems with a neutral line. Especially compact with high performance, the new filter series is ideally suited for use in today’s more portable industrial machines, designed to occupy less floor space in manufacturing plants. A wide temperature range extends its capabilities for use in many critical applications.

Three-phase control cabinets almost always have severe space constraints. Schurter addresses this problem with a completely new filter design, which is much more compact than older generations. The new, almost cubed, design makes optimum use of available space in the cabinet housing. Designed with the highest quality components, the filter attenuation remains very high relative to its more compact dimensions.

The new filter family is also suitable for devices with high EMC loads. Typical areas of application include converters for photovoltaic systems, battery storage units or charging stations for electric vehicles. These high-performance filters are also the first choice for modern frequency inverters for motor control.

The FMAD NEO filter series has screw terminals for safe and reliable wire terminations. A full metal flange guarantees a good earth ground connection upon screw mounting to the chassis. Six fixing holes are provided for the mounting itself, which allows both symmetrical and asymmetrical mounting.

The standard versions can be used over a wide temperature range from -40 °C to 100 °C. The filters are designed for currents from 16 A to 230 A at an ambient temperature of 50 °C. They are ENEC and cURus approved and recommended for applications up to 520 VAC. The standard versions are designed for industrial applications with leakage currents <13 mA. Special versions for leakage-critical applications of <3 mA are also available.

The completely redesigned models of the FMAD NEO family supplant SCHURTER FMAD filters. They offer at least identical performance with significantly smaller dimensions and weight, moreover the series is an ideal substitution for like competitor products.

Applications
– Industrial equipment, machines
– Motor drive applications
– Machine tools
– Energy inverters (photovoltaic, battery)
– Electro vehicle charging stations

 

Enquiry Form: http://www.epreston.co.uk/contact/

Home Page: http://www.epreston.co.uk/epblog/