Fully Insulated Tools
- Cable Core Stripper
- Cable Core Wedges
- Cable Knife/Coring Knife
- Connector Holding Tools
- Core Bending Bars
- Electrician Scissors
- Insulated Allen Keys
- Insulated Saws/HackSaws
- Insulated Hammer
- Insulated Link Extractors
- Insulated Nut Spinners
- Insulated Pliers
- Insulated Screwdrivers
- Adjustable Spanners
- Adjustable Spanners Bahco
- Adjustable Spanners with Handstop
- Box Spanners
- Fully Insulated Adjustable Spanners
- Gear Wrench Spanners - Metric
- General Purpose Open Ended Spanners
- Hammer Head Adjustable Spanner
- Open Ended Spanners - Metric/Whitworth/A/F
- Ring Spanners - Metric/Whitworth/A/F
- Spanner Sets
- Insulated Socket Inserts + Sets + T Bar Levers
- Insulated Torque Wrenches
- Insulated Tool Kits
- Ratchet Cutters
- Reversible Ratchet Lever
- Supplementary Tools And Accessories
- Tape Measure and Rulers
- Tool Cases/Boxes/Bags
- Cable Preparation Tools
- Cable Tray Matting
Electrical Insulating Matting (Switchboard Matting)
- ASTM D178 Switchboard Rubber Matting
- 450V Switchboard Rubber Matting 11kV Test Voltage
- 650V BS921 Switchboard Rubber Matting 15kV Test Voltage
- 1000V IEC61111 Class 0 Switchboard Rubber Matting 5kV Test Voltage
- 17,000V IEC61111 Class 2 Switchboard Rubber Matting 20kV Test Voltage
- 26,500V IEC61111 Class 3 Switchboard Rubber Matting 30kV Test Voltage
- 36,000V IEC61111 Class 4 Switchboard Rubber Matting 40kV Test Voltage
Personal Protective Equipment
- Arc Flash Protection
- Dielectric Insulating Safety Boots
- Insulated Safety Footwear
- Electrical Safety Gloves
- Face Shields
- Safety Glasses
- Safety Helmets
- Insulating Shrouding
- Electrical Safety Products
- Temporary Earthing and Short Circuiting Equipment
- Digital Catalogue Publications
05 Jun 2019
Electrical rubber mats should be applied at any point where Operatives are working with high voltage equipment where the risk of electrical shocks is high, including:
- In front of switchboards
- In front of machine control gear
- In plant rooms
- In lift control gear rooms
- Portable protection for site engineers working on live equipment
and need protection from the dangers of electric shock.
Rubber is known for its exceptional electrical insulating properties. With the ability to reduce or stop electric currents, electrical rubber matting or switchboard matting is a common surface for high voltage environments. Used to protect workers from electrical shocks it is ideal for plant rooms, control rooms, switchboards and places where individuals handle live equipment.
For the insulated hand tools, made of conductive material, which is completely or partly coated with insulating plastic, many criteria are fulfilled the Norm IEC 60900 / EN 60900.
These hand tools are manufactured and processed in such a way that the safety conditions for trained specialists are met very well. All of our insulated tools are equipped with these symbols to ensure maximum safety, with a glance at the standard of the Tool. Therefore, the inscriptions must be placed on the tool in a clearly visible and legible manner.
Whether to wear arc-rated personal protection equipment (PPE) is not a personal decision. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) directs employers to supply PPE and for employees to wear the supplied PPE if hazards exist. An arc flash risk assessment can indicate whether such PPE is needed. The analysis also needs to be documented.
A workman is only as good as his tools, and this is true of insulated ones too! As with any tools, it’s essential to check your insulated ones are safe to use by carrying out routine checks and precautions. Here is a short checklist to ensure yours are safe to use
15 Jul 2019
Did you know that every home in Britain will have a smart meter installed by 2020? Get ahead of the game this year when you supply your customers with Boddingtons Electrical s’ smart meter kit.
Smart meters are the next generation of meter for both gas and electricity, replacing the old technology meters that were created decades ago. Instead, smart meters use a secure national communication network (DCC) that automatically and via wireless sends your energy usage to the supplier. Households will no longer have to rely on estimated bills or need to have regular readings of their meter.
Unlike before, electricians will need to revise their approach for tackling the installations of these brand new meters, meaning further training and tools will be needed to carry out the fittings.
Whether it’s high quality materials, thorough testing or innovative design, high quality tools keep your customer’s satisfied with your service while actually acting to keep them safe - and saving your reputation!