Everything you need to know about security screws – the complete low down

Everything you need to know about security screws – the complete low down

There are certain jobs where only a security screw will do. A tamper-proof or security screw, as the name suggests, prevents unauthorised tampering and keeps fastenings securely in place. Suitable for electrical fixes that are easily accessible to the public as well as items that shouldn’t be removed (think licence plates, food prep machinery etc.). […]

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Self-tapping or self-drilling? Which screw should you use for your next project?

Self-tapping or self-drilling? Which screw should you use for your next project?

We ask the Orbix expert: Should you use self-tapping or self-drilling screws for your next project? Ask the difference between self-drilling and self-tapping screws and even some of the most knowledgeable sparkies won’t be able to give you an immediate answer. We sat down with Orbix Expert, Ammar Ahmad, to explore the differences between the […]

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New website, same spark of Orbix genius

New website, same spark of Orbix genius

If you’re a long time Orbix user then you might have noticed that things are looking different around here. We thought it was time to upgrade, refresh and provide a site that matched our business in terms of innovation and ease of use. But, while the website has changed, some things have stayed very much […]

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New Training Room

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Clinton, IronMan Dubai

Clinton, IronMan Dubai

Area Sales Manager, Clinton Butcher will be taking part in IronMan Dubai 70.3 on Friday 7th February. Clinton said “It has been a long journey for me to get into this shape and compete at a competitive level. I have just moved into the 45-50 age group and I aim to get in the top […]

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Orbix: How To Make Your Smart Home Secure

Orbix: How To Make Your Smart Home Secure

In 2018, YouGov conducted a report into the growing trend of smart technology in UK homes. It found that almost a quarter of homes have at least one “smart device” installed, which includes thermostats, wireless speakers and lighting. In the same report, it was noted that one barrier to the smart home industry growing further is concern […]

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Must-Haves for Electricians

Must-Haves for Electricians

Having good equipment is essential for electricians and can help ensure projects are completed faster, safer and easier. What’s more, improving your tools can have a hugely positive impact on how smoothly projects go and can make those tough jobs a little easier. Over the last 20 years, we’ve had lots of experience manufacturing and […]

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Will AI Replace Electricians?

Will AI Replace Electricians?

Will AI Replace Electricians? Artificial Intelligence is constantly innovating and this, in turn, will start to bring a different kind of problem for businesses to overcome. Do you replace your workforce with AI robots? Could the adoption of artificial intelligence affect electricians? In summary, being an electrician means having the necessary ‘know-how’ of the ins […]

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