3 Aug 2020
Following on from our most recent post in February, we are now delighted to announce that we have successfully moved onto to phase 3 of our continuous improvement plans. We have taken delivery of a new cable twisting machine. The machine is in position and is currently going through a rigorous testing and QA profile.
[caption id="attachment_805" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Excited about our new arrival![/caption]
The inclusion of this new cable twisting machine will not only improve our product capacity but also the speed in which.. Read More
3 Aug 2020
Having recently helped out at CDC on a number of projects, we just wanted to share the new venture and services of a trusted friend and ally with our esteemed customers. LK Tuition has been created to provide maths tuition services in Bolton and the greater North West area.
LK tuition now provides the following services:
Maths tuition in Bolton
GCSE exam preparation in Bolton
A-level preparation in Bolton
GCSE exam resit tuition
Adult learning tuition
Leanne is an honest, reliable and outstanding tutor providing a friendl.. Read More
10 Feb 2020
At CDC we are delighted to announce that we have just made our biggest investment in new machinery. We are undergoing continuous improvement plans following our recent growth and the inclusion of this new cable twisting machine will not only improve our product capacity but also the speed in which we are able to process your custom cables.
The purchase of this new cable twisting machine increases our cable manufacturing capabilities and will increase our ability to manufacture cables concentrically. This machine vastly improves the speed at .. Read More
11 Mar 2019
Custom Designed Cables Ltd are delighted to announce that we have now successfully become a UL & CSA approved cable manufacturer. We have achieved both UL & CSA approval's for a range of varying styles at our cable manufacturing facility in Bolton.
The UL certification programme was designed to meet the increasing complexity of global manufacturing processes. The achievement of such approvals underpins our commitment to ever improving standards and high quality cable manufacturing practices.
This programme enables manufacture.. Read More
14 Nov 2018
With the festive period fast approaching, Custom Designed Cables Ltd will be closed from 1pm Friday 23rd of December 2018 until 7.00am Wednesday 2nd of January 2019.
We would like to thank you for your anticipated co-operation in this matter.
We would also like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Custom Designed Cables Ltd... Read More
27 Jun 2016
Starquad cables explained
Starquad cables as the name suggest incorporate four individual conductors. These cables are twisted together with a short lay length (number of twists per metre) typically one full twist every 25mm and in most cases have an overall Aluminium foil tape screen which is overlapped onto the quad during the twist operation with an appropriate drain wire.
The conductors which are opposite to each other are then wired in parallel to form a single balanced pair. As there are more conductors, the capacitance between the .. Read More
27 Jan 2016
Custom Designed Cables ltd win Theo Paphitis’ #SBS competition
It’s official, CDC have joined the #SBS club! For those of you not familiar with SBS, it’s a twitter competition where each week Dragons Den star Theo Paphitis retweets his favourite 6 small businesses! Thousands of hopefuls every week send their tweets to Theo in the hope that they will get recognised…
Here is our winning tweet:
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2 Jun 2015
With the gingerly but inevitable transition to Ultra HD 4K happening, it's not surprising that cable manufacturers are eagerly promoting their very own (and more expensive) "4K" HDMI cables.
The question is..... Do you actually need a new HDMI cable to be able to experience the new 4K experience???
In most cases the answer is simple. NO. Seriously. Your current HDMI cable will more than likely be suffice.
If you search the web for "are all HDMI cables the same" you will find countless videos / vlogs / blogs with quite in depth tests a.. Read More
18 May 2015
At Custom Designed Cables Ltd, we are committed to getting better. A one stop shop for all of your cable supply needs. As part of that philosophy, we have launched a new website, with improved navigation, more information, and more ways for you to interact with us.
You’ll find comprehensive sections for all of our products and services, with everything you need to know—whether you’re an existing customer or you’re interested in learning more about us.
Our Product pages provide an overview of our cable solutions a.. Read More
28 Apr 2015
Cable manufacturers are likely to be celebrating new research from Broadband Choices, a consumer site that compares broadband packages and works for improvements in internet access in the UK. That is because the site has uncovered evidence of significant "Wi-Fi woes" for many internet users - and suggests a return to direct cable connections as an alternative.
In 62% of cases, Wi-Fi broadband users have had problems with their connection, usually due to slow data speeds while streaming video or music, or even when on a social network.
The.. Read More