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CBI announces agreement with Moeller Electric


Reunert electrical engineering division announced today the appointment of CBI-electric: low voltage as the exclusive distributor for Moeller GmbH Germany in South Africa and selected African countries. The incorporation of Moeller South Africa into CBI-electric is effective from April 2008.

CBI-electric is proud to be associated with such a well-known brand in the industry. The addition of Moeller’s product range will enhance CBI’s industrial control portfolio, allowing customers to benefit from a wider range of products and solutions.

Take a load off with the CBI Electronic Time Switch and Energy Control Unit


Recent events have brought the reality of large-scale power cuts into our homes and businesses. CBI-Electric: low voltage has the answer to help you actively assist in alleviating the power crisis in the country. The use of a time switch and energy control unit (ECU) in the home achieves the objective of leveling out load during high demand periods such as early evening and early morning which can make a significant contribution to the national effort to manage load.

4th Edition Application Guide is now available


4th Edition Application Guide for the protection of LV distribution systems

CBI-electric: low voltage’s essential application guide is now available

The 4th edition of CBI’s Application guide for the protection of LV distribution systems, is now available on request from CBI-electric: low voltage. This publication is the distillation of fifty years experience in the application of electrical protection equipment and is an essential reference for those involved in this field.

Updated CBI² is now available


Updated computer applications package available

CBI-electric: low voltage, has released the latest version of its CBI², a suite of software tools developed to assist specifiers and designers in the art of low voltage cable and circuit breaker application.

This latest version has the following enhancements:


The Switch Colour Range


Introducing the Switch Colour Range

Attractive but practical has now added on a splash of colour. While international decor trends have revolutionized the use of colour in our interiors, CBI has introduced it’s own revolutionary colour range. This new range of colour switches and socket outlets has continental appeal, it has colours to suite any taste and trend from all four corners of our planet, think fresh Alaska white to exotic Zanzibar green.

Energy Efficiency


CBI-electric: low voltage manufactures and distributes two load shedding devices namely the Energy Control Unit (ECU) and the Load Control Relay (LCR) used as a measure to improve energy efficiency.

How you can help prevent power cuts

Recent events in the Cape have brought the reality of large-scale power cuts into our homes and businesses. And despite the expedited return to service (RTS) initiatives on a number of mothballed power stations, power outages are likely to remain an annoying and costly part of our lives for years to come.