Guardian™ Features & Benefits
"Guardian™ when used in the right application can help to save up to 30% on installation time compared to traditional cables".
|Ease & speed of installation including simple termination techniques||Reduced installation times when compared to traditional cabling systems.|
|Pliable yet robust.||Offers impact resistance, retains it’s shape when bent and dressed.|
There are times when it is not possible, or extremely difficult, to use trunking or conduit as a means of offering cable protection as called up in BS7671, ‘Requirements to Electrical Installations’ – IEE Wiring Regulations –16th Edition, e.g. low ceiling voids.
|Guardian™ by nature of it’s design can withstand a short circuit fault current –e.g. if a nail or screw should accidentally penetrate the cable and a live phase conductor. It will successfully operate and 40A Type B current breaker, to BS EN 60898, instantaneously.|
|Lightweight, up to 60% less weight and 20% less space required than traditional small armoured cables.||Easy to handle and install, lighter cable tray could be used for multiple layers of cables.|
|Aluminium screen.||Reduced electrical interference and compatible with EMC requirements.|
|Can be installed on many surfaces and within different building structures.||Flexible in the applications it can be used for.|
|Full sized CPC||Compliance with BS7671 earthing requirements.|
|Compatible with expanded Polystyrene thermal insulation||PVC – sheathed cables must be in a conduit when adjacent to polystyrene.|
|Under new wiring regulations Guardian™ screened cables can be installed in all locations in thin partition walls||There are restrictions on the location of PVC house wiring cables when used in thin partition walls.|