Copying products is a fast growing ‘business’ globally. Estimates vary on the costs of counterfeiting but it isthought to be over £100bn annually, equating to around 5-7% of all goods sold
Now imagine if you will fire resistant cable that was counterfeit, the results could be very serious, so serious in fact that it could result in severe injury or even death!
Fire resistant cables are the result of many years of research, and are designed to meet minimum standards of compliance for very good reason.
The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) has been established to address the issue of unsafe, non-approved and counterfeit cable in the UK marketplace. The BBC edition of “Fake Britian” highlighting this problem can be viewed on this site.
Of course the use of the EMS wireless fire system FireCell eradicates the use of any cable.