Metrosil Webinar: Keeping the Lights on

We appreciate that many of you will be working remotely right now – some of you may even be self-isolating at your place of work! That is why we are hosting a number of short webinars aimed at power network reliability. Our first session, “Overvoltage Protection: Keeping the Lights on”, will take place on Tuesday 26th May at 4pm BST …

Protecting a powered-up tomorrow

The world is electrifying at a rapid pace. Whether it’s a developing country delivering power to underserved communities for the first time, or the era of the internal combustion engine (ICE) giving way to electric vehicles (EVs), tomorrow is powering up. Even industries that are already significantly electrified, such as rail, look to energy-intensive technologies such as maglev or hyperloop …

Metrosil Hosts BCC as it Demonstrates the Value of Ceramic Science to UK Manufacturing

Metrosil, manufacturer of globally recognised silicon carbide-based ceramic varistors, recently hosted Dr. Laura Cohen, Chief Executive of the British Ceramic Confederation. Dr. Cohen toured the manufacturing facilities and met the team at M&I Materials, where Metrosil is one of four advanced material streams within this private, export-led company. M&I Materials’ Technical Director, Dr. Amanda Quadling, who recently joined the BCC …

Visit Metrosil at MEE 2019

Metrosil is exhibiting at Middle East Electricity 2019 in Dubai from 5-7 March. Visit us to find out more about our work in the region or to discuss your overvoltage protection requirements. The Metrosil team will be at booth number H4.G10 alongside our MIDEL colleagues – we look forward to seeing you there.

Metrosil Joins the British Ceramic Confederation (BCC)

Metrosil has recently joined the British Ceramic Confederation (BCC), a body that represents the collective interests of all sectors of the UK ceramics manufacturing industry. The BCC safeguards the industry’s prosperity, and as a Trade Association, it provides wide ranging professional advice to its members – covering employment law, health and safety, energy, emissions, planning and waste management issues. Our …

Dr. Jeff Robertson Presents Poster at DPSP 2018

Dr. Jeff Robertson recently presented a poster at the 14th International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection (the DPSP Forum, 2018). It is the only bespoke conference and forum in the UK for industry experts, academics and business leaders to meet, publish results and share knowledge in the power system protection and control systems sector. The poster was based …

M&I Materials Appoints Technical Director to Support Global Growth

M&I Materials, a global leader in commercialising specialist materials for demanding applications in industry and science, has appointed Amanda Quadling to the role of Technical Director, as the company expands its footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Based in the company’s Manchester office, Quadling will be responsible for delivering excellence in technical support services …

Metrosil Exhibiting at Middle East Electricity 2018

The Metrosil team will be on hand to answer any questions surrounding our Relay and CTPU assemblies at MEE 2018. Middle East Electricity is the largest gathering of power and trade professionals in the MENA region. The 2018 event will welcome more than 1,500 exhibiting companies and 20,000+ visitors from 130+ countries. Accompanying the exhibition are knowledge programmes encompassing technical …

Introducing The High Energy Test Laboratory (HETL)

Rated up to 2,000 Volts, 8,000 Amps and 2 MegaJoules, HETL’s role in the high energy testing process is the key to Metrosil reliability. Metrosil’s Product Director, James O’Brien, says, “We refer to HETL as our very own on-site power station. With HETL we are able to run very high levels of energy through our de-excitation units – levels far …