MHCLG confirms BASEC as Approved Body 2661

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) designates BASEC as an Approved Body for UK Construction Products Regulation (CPR) testing as of 31 st December 2020. Following the Brexit trade agreements, the question has arisen surrounding mutual recognition…

Why obtain third-party testing and certification on data cables?

Mark Froggatt – Technical Director In a world reliant so heavily on data, poor quality and non-compliant data cables can have a catastrophic impact on the end user. It is crucial that structured cabling systems can accommodate data demand both…

Do you need third-party certification for your wire and cable?

Poor quality and non-compliant electric wire and cables are sold and installed throughout the world. These cables can increase the probability of circuit failure and greatly increases the risk of fire. Non-compliance is common in conductors, in insulation and in…

BASEC gains notified body status in Europe (Ireland)

BASEC has now achieved notified body listing in Europe (Ireland) for BASEC Conformity Limited, NB 2851 via INAB to sit alongside that of BASEC UK LIMITED NB 2661 via UKAS. As a Brexit contingency back in early 2018 we applied for CPR status via…

Contractors warned over MV cables

Specialist AEI Cables has issued a warning to make sure that Medium Voltage cables coming onto the market are independently approved and certified as compliant as the pressure mounts on the installation of quality products in modern building developments. As…

Quality is key against non-approved cables

Cable leader AEI Cables has reinforced its commitment to quality and service delivery across its markets by committing to a further prestige standard as the fight against non-approved cables continues. Stuart Dover, the commercial manager for AEI Cables, said: “AEI…

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