Entries by sarah

Which Device Do I Need?

Here at SPD Ltd we like to make things as simple as possible, so have made a flow diagram that will guide you through a couple of key questions to determine which device you need. This is an excellent reference tool that you can take on site with you so it’s to hand when you […]

ELEX Exhibitions Video

This year we are exhibiting at all the ELEX Exhibitions all over the country. Here are a list of dates… 14th & 15th March – Event City, Manchester, M17 8AS. Find us on stand number J76. 25th & 26th April – Westpoint Centre, Exeter, EX5 1DJ. Find us on stand number H78. 23rd & 24th […]

Lightning and Surge protection for electrical and electronic systems to the new British and European Standard BSEN62305

Recently introduced standards put equal importance on protecting the electrical installation and electrical equipment as well as the building itself. This focus is because modern electronic components are very small and sensitive to over-voltages. As technology increases, consumer’s demand that the electrical items we use get smaller, which means the components inside are also smaller. […]

Interesting Facts About Lightning…

If you have been keeping an eye on our Facebook page recently, you will have seen we did a interesting fact a day for 10 days. All the 10 facts can be found here within this post.   Fact One… The Speed of Lightning While the flashes we see as a result of a lightning […]

Fitting our Surge Devices into traditional manufacturers mains units

This is a question that will crop up quite a lot this year, especially as Surge Protection gains popularity through the 18th edition of the wiring regulations. We have been asked time and time again over the years about whether contractors are allowed to install our Surge Protection Device into a traditional manufacturers mains unit. […]

Training – How to sell a domestic surge arrester…

This month we will be focusing on how to sell a domestic surge arrester. I wanted to start with the domestic market as it is generally more difficult to sell a domestic surge arrester than it is one for a commercial or industrial installation. With a domestic installation according to the Regs it is only […]