Nexans launches EASYCALC™ cable sizing tool in New Zealand

The tool, available for web and mobile, will make cable installation easier for electricians and consultants

Paris – June 8 2016 - Following success of its cable sizing tool in France and Belgium, Nexans is launching EASYCALC™ in New Zealand. The free app, which can be accessed using a web browser, tablet or smartphone, helps professional electricians and installers easily determine the appropriate cable cross-section for their electrical installation.

Nexans launches EASYCALC™ cable sizing tool in New ZealandThis newly released version has been specifically developed for the cable industry in New Zealand and facilitates the use of cables which adhere to local standards. EASYCALC™ also takes into account the specific sizing challenges associated with voltage drop, soil resistivity conditions and installation.

EASYCALC™ allows for parallel-circuit or multi-circuit options, and can be used for both current and motor calculations (kW or kVA). Users can print search results directly, or send them to an email address. Display product data sheets and codes can also be emailed directly from the tool.

Nexans customers had the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the local EASYCALC™ version during a series of road shows conducted in May. The feedback was extremely positive and proved the usefulness and relevance of such a tool.

Nexans EASYCALC™ is now available for download from the App Store and Google Play. All versions of the app are free.

Michael Pienaar, General Manager Sales & Marketing at Nexans New Zealand said, “This free tool is part of our commitment to giving our customers innovative solutions to help them work smarter and improve performance. EASYCALC will make cable installation easier for professional electricians, engineering consultants and cable customers.”

 

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As a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of best-in-class products and innovative services. For over 120 years, innovation has been the company’s hallmark, enabling Nexans to drive a safer, smarter and more efficient future together with its customers. Today, the Nexans Group is committed to facilitating energy transition and supporting the exponential growth of data by empowering its customers in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, smart grids, e­mobility), High Voltage & Projects (covering offshore wind farms, submarine interconnections, land high voltage), Telecom & Data (covering data transmission, telecom networks, hyperscale data centers, LAN), and Industry & Solutions (including renewables, transportation, Oil & Gas, automation, and others). Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans’ business activities and internal practices. In 2013 Nexans became the first cable provider to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group’s commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables drives its active involvement within several leading industry associations, including Europacable, The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) or CIGRE to mention a few. Nexans employs more than 26,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2017, the Group generated 6.4 billion euros in sales. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult: www.nexans.com