Prysmian Cables & Systems Limited News

Prysmian FP200 Gold Fire Resistant Cable Installed At Tulip Food Factory In Redruth, Cornwall

FP200 Gold with excellent data & signal transmission characteristics, is an ideal choice for voice alarm, addressable & networked systems A substantial volume of Prysmian’s FP200 Gold fire resistant cable has been specified and installed for the fire alarm systems in a significant refurbishment of the Tulip Factory in Redruth, Cornwall. Customer Tulip is a leading food producer in the UK, with 16 sites across the country, supplying to retail and food servic...

Prysmian FP PLUS Fire Resistant Cable Chosen For System Upgrade At Edinburgh College Of Art

The FP PLUS was installed because it is the highest performing cable on the market Over 5km of FP PLUS fire resistant cable from Prysmian has been installed in Edinburgh College of Art as part of a significant upgrade to fire protection systems in two of the Lauriston Campus buildings. The University of Edinburgh’s plans for an overhaul of fire protection at the College of Art to ensure fire detection and fire alarm systems are providing adequate protection included...

17th Edition Of Wiring Regulations Amends UK’s National Standard For Low Voltage Electrical Installations

Prysmian’s FP website has guidance documents including suitable fixing advice for fire performance cables The 17th edition of Wiring Regulations sees amendments to BS 7671, the national standard in the United Kingdom for low voltage electrical installations. One of the changes includes ensuring all cable installations in escape routes are fixed with fire-resistant components to improve fire safety of the occupants and fire fighters. Previously it was not r...

Prysmian’s FP PLUS Fire Resistant Cable Specified For Installation Of New Fire Alarm Systems At In Darlington Memorial Hospital

FP PLUS uses an enhanced Insudite, unique to Prysmian, which provides a tough, damage resistant insulation Approximately 8000m of Prysmian’s FP PLUS fire resistant cable has been specified and installed to facilitate the new upgraded fire alarm systems in Darlington Memorial Hospital. Darlington Memorial Hospital is a high rise structure consisting of eighteen wards and provides acute hospital services to the people of south west Durham. The existing fire detection...

Prysmian FP PLUS Cable Chosen To Secure 6 Bevis Marks Building In London

FP PLUS is an ‘enhanced', damage resistant, dressable fire resistant cable that meets the requirements of BS 5839-1 Prysmian FP PLUS has been selected and installed as part of the emergency building services and used throughout 6 Bevis Marks, the new addition to London’s blossoming skyline at the heart of city. Designed by Fletcher Priest Architects, 6 Bevis Marks is the result of Bevis Marks Developments Ltd - a joint venture between AXA and Black Rock and re...

Prysmian FP PLUS Fire Resistant Cable Assures Fire Protection Within The Walkie Talkie Building In London

Prysmian FP PLUS is installed in the safety systems including emergency lighting and smoke exhaust ventilation systems Fire protection within the dramatic Sky Garden topping the Walkie Talkie building at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, is assured by 2000 metres of Prysmian FP PLUS fire resistant cable. The Sky Garden is a three-storey high leisure and exhibition space. Its façade is created from a 980 tonne complex steel frame with integrated photovoltaic cells. Prysmian...

Prysmian’s Afumex LSX Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable Used In Learning Centre At The University Of Manchester

Prysmian’s Afumex LSX range was developed to address the speci?c needs of modern building services Prysmian’s Afumex LSX low smoke zero halogen cable has been used in a state of the art study and learning centre at the University of Manchester. The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons is the final stage of an expansion programme at the university. This entire project has been completed with sustainability in mind. The project’s architects, Sheppard Robson, specifi...

Prysmian Celebrates 100 Years Of Continuous Production

To celebrate 100 years, Prysmian will be running series of commemorative events at its various sites throughout 2014 20th January 1914 saw Pirelli cables sign the agreement to build its first cable factory in the UK. 100 years later the company - now called Prysmian Group - is not only the largest cable manufacturer in the world but, unlike its competitors, continues its commitment to manufacturing in the UK. To celebrate 100 years of continuous production, the company will b...

Scotshield Appoints Prysmian To Provide Fire Safety Systems To The New South Glasgow Hospital

Prysmian FP PLUS enhanced fire resistant cable to ensure maximum safety and circuit integrity to the NSGH Leading UK fire safety and security provider Scotshield has chosen Prysmian FP cables for the fire safety systems in the New South Glasgow Hospital in the city. Scotshield specialises in life safety systems and worked together with consultants to specify Prysmian FP PLUS enhanced fire resistant cable to ensure maximum safety and circuit integrity. Approximately one hu...

Prysmian’s FP200 Gold Installed Into Fire Alarm System At The University Of Liverpool

FP200 Gold has excellent data and signal transmission characteristics and is ideal for fire alarm systems FP200 Gold from Prysmian has been installed into the fire alarm system for a new student accommodation block for the University of Liverpool, Vine Court Residences. Split into two buildings Vine Court provides 710 en-suite rooms for students, built with sustainability at its core. Liverpool based contractor Carpenter Projects carried out the FP cable install, finding the F...

UK Prime Minister David Cameron Visits Prysmian Factory

Mr. Cameron opened the new High Voltage testing laboratory at the Prysmian plant Prime Minister David Cameron visited the Prysmian factory in Eastleigh this week, keen to demonstrate the Government’s support for private sector manufacturing in the UK and receptive to calls for regulating the import of substandard cable. While at the plant Mr Cameron opened the new High Voltage testing laboratory: a £2m facility that typically tests extra high voltage power transmi...

Prysmian FP200 Fire Cables Installed At Marks & Spencer Superstore In Ellesmere Port

FP200 Gold is the classic choice for those looking to install cost effective fire resistant cable The newly opened Marks & Spencer (M&S) superstore at Cheshire Oaks in Ellesmere Port is fully equipped with FP200 Gold fire resistant cables from Prysmian. The store is the greenest M&S store and has achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating. Prysmian FP supplies the fire alarm and emergency lighting systems as well as all sub mains cabling and distribution boa...

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