• 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
10th February 2016: The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has issued a warning concerning cables which are being offered for use and in some instances installed in fixed wiring applications in the UK that don’t comply with standards they claim to meet.
3rd November 2015 News: Metal thieves, who caused chaos on the East Coast Mainline following the theft of copper cable have been jailed. The theft of signalling cable from the railway line in April caused 2,900 minutes of delay for 129 trains and cost the rail…
30th October Comment: As VW continues to wince from the fallout out of its emissions deception, and regulators worldwide seek to tighten up their vehicle assessment systems, the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) is reminded that this level of dishonesty is no…

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