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Published 05 Apr 2017
High Temperature Plugs Marechal metal connectors and plugs provide high temperature distribution of power, signal and control circuits from 240°C to 400°C with 30A-90A rated power currents – contact us for support on specifying and ordering the correct Marechal connectors where high temperatures preclude use of standard plastic type...
Published 30 Mar 2017
“Cables, plugs, sockets and fittings must be robust enough and adequately protected for the working environment. Ensure that machinery has an accessible switch or isolator to cut off the power quickly in an emergency.” from UK HSE – Guidance Notes On Workplace Electrical Safety Posted By Chris Dodds :...
Published 16 Jan 2017
T&D are main UK stockist distributors for Marechal Plugs, Sockets & Decontactors used in industrial, high voltage and hazardous area applications – this includes ATEX plugs certified for safe power distribution in Zone 1 and Zone 2 potentially explosive atmospheres. Marechal plugs and sockets (The Decontactor®) incorporate high contact quality...
Published 12 Jan 2017
High Current ♦ High Temperature ♦ Explosion Proof ♦ Multicontact Connectors By Chris Dodds : estimated reading time 8 minutes Improve Electrical Safety & Power Reliability Inertia and a resistance to change prevents progress even where the allure or reason for the initial attraction has long since past. Working...
Published 12 Jan 2017
plug-socket assemblies Connecting Conveyor Motors, Welding Appliances & Machines By Chris Dodds : estimated reading time 4 minutes Marechal plugs and sockets enhance the electrical performance of industrial plants and minimise the risk of electrical shock ensuring operator safety and reducing plant downtime in safe or “non-hazardous” area locations....