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ETE is now certified to design and manufacture UL Listed transformers from 25VA to 5kVA, as per file E502156, Vol. 1, to UL 5085-1 and UL 5085-2 standards. The transformers will comprise our UL Recognised Class 155(F) insulation as per file E502131 and will be manufactured in the UK within our Suffolk-based factory. The transformers can be custom-built to your specific requirements and we can o ... [Read More]
POSTED: January 30, 2019
MEAN WELL have announced that a number of popular ranges have not been recommended for new design and, as such, will begin the end of life (EOL) procedure within the next 3-18 months. Once this procedure has been completed, the specified ranges will no longer be in production. Fortunately, new and more cost-effective replacement models have been released for all discontinued models. There is st ... [Read More]
POSTED: January 21, 2019
RAVI Variable Autotransformers   Our range of RAVI variable autotransformers (commonly referred to as variacs) is among the most popular sellers through our eCommerce shop. The models span from 1A to 60A and feature a standard input voltage of, either, 240V or 415V, with output voltages of 0...270V 1ph or 0...470V 3ph. There are four main sub-categories that comprise our RAVI series namely ... [Read More]
POSTED: January 15, 2019
ETE Xmas Jumper Day 2018
Friday 14th December marked ETE's fourth annual Xmas Jumper Day, in which members of staff are urged to turn up to work wearing their Christmas jumper of choice in aid of a nominated charity. This year ETE pledged to donate £10 per participating employee to Bury's Stray Cat Fund, having supported the Teenage Cancer Trust and Guide Dogs for the Blind in previous years. Bury’s Stray Cat Fu ... [Read More]
POSTED: December 18, 2018
The PP30 series of IP65 enclosures have proved to be one of the most popular additions to our 2018 catalogue. The opaque door models have been stock items since the release of our latest catalogue, however, due to a multitude of requests, the transparent door types are now, too, available on a next day delivery from stock. Please see an overview of the series below: Our new PP30 series of ... [Read More]
POSTED: December 7, 2018
Custom-Built Transformers  In addition to our extensive array of stock transformers, ETE can design and manufacture bespoke transformers, from 25VA to 500kVA, to our customer's exact specifications and requirements. Our knowledgeable sales team will work alongside you and can help to guide you through the specification process if required. All of our custom-built transformers to 500kVA are ... [Read More]
POSTED: December 6, 2018
MICRO UPS Series  Our featured product range of the month for November is the MICRO series of line interactive uninterruptible power supplies (UPS units). This collection comprises models with power ratings from 240W to 1,800W and VA ratings from 400VA to 3kVA. The input voltage range for all units is 162~290V AC, with built-in self-diagnostic function and auto-restart function as standard. ... [Read More]
POSTED: November 12, 2018
ETE recently enjoyed a successful couple of days at the ELECTEX Dublin Trade Show at the Citywest Hotel. The event was held on the 17th and 18th October, with Nick Cracknell (Joint MD) taking up the exhibiting responsibility. We were co-located alongside our new, Dublin-based, Irish distributor TEC Electric (contact details can be found below) and feel that many worthwhile contacts ... [Read More]
POSTED: November 9, 2018
Mean Well HDR Series Our featured product range of the month for October is the Mean Well ultra slim HDR series of switched-mode AC to DC DIN rail mountable power supplies. This new collection includes units from 15 Watts to 100 Watts and covers all popular output voltages (5V to 48V DC). The PSUs are available at very competitive prices and are rapidly becoming one of Mean Well's flagship r ... [Read More]
POSTED: October 11, 2018
Transformers generate heat. This is a completely normal phenomenon and is something that will occur regardless of the size or rating of the transformer. A transformer feeling warm, or even hot, to touch is rarely an issue and is, in fact, typical of a working transformer. It is the extent to which a transformer’s temperature rises above the ambient temperature that should be considered when m ... [Read More]
POSTED: September 25, 2018

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