Electrical Contracting News (ECN) June 2017

VOLUME 37 NO. 06 • JUNE 2017 39 SPECIAL FEATURE: COMMERCIAL VEHICLES & EV INFRASTRUCTURE WWW.ELECTRICALCONTRACTINGNEWS.CO.UK 26 COMPETITION Win a trip to Alton Towers or a Michelin Star experience courtesy of MK Electric. SPECIAL FEATURE: ENERGY MANAGEMENT 48 WIRING JUST GOT QUICKER New time saving junction box from Flex Connectors. Quickwire is an innovative, time saving alternative to a traditional junction box from the maker of the fl ex7 lighting connection and control system. The pre- wired and maintenance free junction box has been designed to help electricians save signifi cant installation time on site – all four connections can be wired in seven seconds. Simply strip your cable then push it into the push-fi t connectors for quick and easy, screwless termination. The push-fi t design completely negates the need for fi ddly screws, clamps, clips or covers. The Quickwire junction box is pre- wired with clearly labelled entry points, for error free wiring. As it’s maintenance free there is no need to provide access points, and its compact design means it will fi t through a 32mm diameter hole in the ceiling. How does it work? First, strip your cable to size, then without further preparation simply push it into one of the two power inlets until you hear a click. Using exactly the same method plug your switch into the ‘switch’ inlet, and your luminaire into the ‘load’ inlet. If you need to take power on to Turn to page 12 for full story. Quickwire is an innovative, time saving alternative to a traditional junction box. the next room just use the remaining ‘power’ inlet. To connect multiple luminaires use the ‘load’ inlet to plug-in a Quickwire Splitter, rather than an individual luminaire. The Splitter provides three extra ‘load’ inlets. Using splitters in conjunction with the switch and load junction boxes allows for larger, more complicated lighting circuits. And of course, because they use the same revolutionary push-fi t technology they can be connected in seconds! G et even tougher GRP |IP66 |IK10 impact protection GRP Enclosed Switch Disconnectors 20-1250 AC-21A. High ingress & impact protection. Combine switches/devices in the one enclosure. On to a winner with Kraus & Naimer www.krausnaimer.co.uk 01635 262626 [email protected]