• Testing market samples catches culprits -

    Testing market samples catches culprits -

    Prompting importers and distributors of the need to re-test cable and their responsibilities under the re-cast Low Voltage Directive

  • Substandard cable is a worldwide issue

    Substandard cable is a worldwide issue

    with Australia, France, US, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Finland and South Korea all reporting issues

  • Educating contractors to avoid the pitfalls -

    Educating contractors to avoid the pitfalls -

    contractors and installers must continue to check what has been specified against what is actually being installed

  • Exposing rogue distributors and wholesalers -

    Exposing rogue distributors and wholesalers -

    informing the cable supply chain distributors and wholesalers found misleading the market with substandard cable

Latest News
12th August 2016 Contractors and distributors need to be more vigilant and proactive as substandard cable is seen as an accepted hazard within the cable supply chain, according to the ACI.
29th June 2016 The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has been alerted to a batch of low smoke flex, found with a `BASEC approved’ sticker on its packaging that is not BASEC approved and this has been brought to BASEC’s attention.
8th April 2016 Llyr Roberts, CEO UK at Prysmian Group aims to promote the importance of UK standards and specifications compliance and expose cable manufacturers prepared to take short cuts, in his new role of Chairman of the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI).

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