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What is an RTD sensor?

If you need to know what an RTD sensor is to potentially use in your operations, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll be covering not only what the sensor is, but also how it works, how to test it, and everything else you might need to be aware of when it comes […]

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Temperature Measurement

How to improve temperature measurement response time

When it comes to the four main process variables (flow, level, pressure, and temperature), temperature is the only one that can’t recognise and measure a sudden change relatively quickly. A quick movement in one of the other variables can be detected through instrumentation within a few seconds, but an increase or drop in temperature can […]

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How accurate are infrared thermometers and how are they used?

The main use of infrared (IR) thermometers is to measure temperature across various industrial and clinical environments. They are contact-free temperature measurement devices that perform especially well in situations where the object to be measured is fragile and dangerous to get close to, or when it’s not practical to use other types of thermometers.  A […]

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Advantages of mineral wool insulation

Mineral wool is often used as an insulation material because of its helpful properties, such as being affordable and easy to handle. There are two types of mineral wool, rock, and glass. They are made from slightly different materials and whilst they’re fairly similar and are often used interchangeably in certain applications, there are other […]

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What are small modular reactors?

What are small modular reactors? Small modular reactors (SMRs) are part of today’s advanced nuclear technology that is made to be more environmentally friendly within the nuclear power sector. They are power generators with an output that is around one-third of what standard nuclear power reactors can produce (approximately 300 MW(e)). SMRs are designed to […]

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What is pipe heat tracing?

What is pipe heat tracing? Having a pipe heat trace system is essential for cold weather conditions when the liquid that flows through pipes tend to freeze. If freezing occurs within pipes, it can cause damage to the piping system as a whole. In serious cases, the build-up of pressure in pipes can result in […]

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Fire Survival Wiring

How often should fire alarms be tested?

The Regulatory Reform (or Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that where it is necessary (whether it’s because of the features of the building, the activity that is completed there, any present hazards, or any other relevant circumstances) it is legally required that a responsible person must make sure the premises are, to the suitable extent, […]

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Benefits of thermocouple sensors
Temperature Measurement

How beneficial are thermocouple sensors in the automotive industry?

The automotive industry can benefit significantly from a wide range of temperature measurement solutions including a thermocouple sensor, infrared camera, pyrometers, and temperature controllers. This broad range of products can all provide the best solution for all type of automotive needs. In this article, we’ll explore how useful a thermocouple and temperature related solutions are […]

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Benefits of MI Cable
Fire Survival Wiring

Benefits of MI Cable

What is mineral insulated cable? Mineral insulated cable (MI) is a specialist type of cable that is designed to be used in high temperatures and severe environmental conditions because it’s not flammable, so it won’t be damaged by heat. MI cable is generally made up of copper conductor wires inside a sheath that can be […]

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Temperature Measurement

What is a thermocouple and where is it used?

What is a thermocouple? A thermocouple is a sensor that is used for measuring temperature. The sensor has two dissimilar metal wires joined at one end and is connected to a thermometer or another thermocouple-capable device at the other end. When they are correctly configured, they can provide temperature measurements across a broad range of […]

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Fire Survival Wiring

Fire Survival In Modern Buildings

The difficult job of making sure our modern buildings are as safe as they can be Thermal Resources Management have a long history as MICC and BICC of supplying both the commercial and industrial construction industries. From the 1930’s BICC were manufacturing and installing the same seamless tube Mineral Insulated Fire Survival Cable as we […]

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Brexit Help

At MICC we understand Brexit means new challenges for many of our European customers and partners at a time when nobody is in need of additional challenges. We hope the attached document can help to explain the new processes we need to follow in the post-Brexit world and make the transition as straightforward as possible. MICC are […]

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Michael Lee Celebrates 20 Years
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Michael Lee Celebrates 20 Years with MICC

As part of MICC Group’s 20 Years celebration, we would like to say a special thank you to Michael Lee, who has been with MICC since the very beginning. Through leading the shipping team with tremendous hard work and dedication, Michael has been at the heart of MICC’s growth into a global manufacturing brand. Congratulations […]

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Fire Survival Wiring

Fire & Risk Management Publication

MICC’s regional manager for Asia/Pacific, Richard Hosier, has had an article published in the Fire & Risk Management Journal in October 2019. Richard discusses is wiring for life safety and firefighting systems up to code in our buildings, and is this enough to ensure safety? Read the article here To learn more about the Fire & Risk […]

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Daniel’s Mini Great North Run – Thank you

Thank you to everyone who support Daniel’s Mini Great North Run fundraising for the Williams Syndrome Foundation. Daniel did great and we raised not only a nice sum of money but also a lot of good publicity for this great cause!

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MICC employee Shaun McIntosh qualifies for 2019 Bowls World Championship

We are proud and delighted to announce that Shaun McIntosh has qualified for the 2019 Bowls World Championship! Shaun is sponsored  by MICC and is one of our employees based in our Washington, Tyne & Wear, Mineral Insulated Cable factory HQ. After many years of hard work and great National success he has been able to qualify […]

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Daniel’s Mini Great North Run

Can you give little for a very good cause? Please help Daniel raise money for Isabella and people like her with Williams Syndrome via his Mini Great North Run! https://zurl.co/KnQ8 Here is Daniel explaining why this is important to him in his own words. Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.   My name […]

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Fire Survival Wiring

Fire Resistance Standards and my duty to design with appropriate skill and care

Fire Resistance Standards and my duty to design with appropriate skill and care “What if I became aware that parts of the very building regulations I rely on are inadequate?” Today the UK Building Regulations, Approved Document B adopts the standard time temperature protocol of ISO834-1 / EN1363-1 in BS476 pts 20 to 24 for […]

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Fire Survival Wiring

MICC Raising Standards, Saving Lives campaign – Press Release

The MICC Ltd Company has made a formal request to The Building Regulations Advisory Committee for a review and alignment of The Building Regulations 2010 Approved Document B (Fire Safety) requirement for Protected Circuits. The request has been made because of an apparent anomaly allowing the electric cables which provide power to all life safety […]

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MMC Open’s Its Doors

A year on since incorporation of MMC in Northern America, we are happy to announce that we have moved into our latest facility located in Bowling Green, Ohio. We expect to be fully operational in our latest facility by Autumn with our recruitment process commencing in the next two months.   MMC, the latest addition […]

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Fire Survival Wiring

MICC To Make A Storm At Firex

We are happy to announce that MICC will be making a big presence at this years International Firex exhibition held in London at the ExCel centre between the dates of 21st and 23rd of June. Focusing on the future of fire proof wiring. MICC will be flying the flag for the ultimate fire survival wiring […]

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MICC Expands to the United States of America

United States here we come After the amszing success of MICC’s expansion into the Asian market, by setting up the World’s largest manufacturing faciltiy of Mineral Insulated Cable. We are proud to announce we will be expanding to our next continent the United States. As of this week MICC has incorporated MICC MANUFACTURING CORPORTATION (MMC), […]

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Britain Stronger In Europe

We were happy to welcome Deputy Director Lucy Thomas yesterday of the Britian Stronger In organisation and her team along with a few members of the local press. They partook in a guided tour around our facilities and had a crash course in Mineral Insulated cable and its many applications in temperature measurement, trace heating […]

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MICC Visits China for its Annual General Meeting

MICC and TRM team attend our annual general meeting, in our offices in Shanghai. Welcoming our partners from all over the globe to include: Qatar Australia India Thailand UAE France   During this week long trip our delegates and team were welcomed to our Chinese head quarters in Shanghai as well as a 3 day […]

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Temperature Measurement

The Green Rot Phenomenon

MICC Ltd recommendations on green rot phenomenon exhibited in Type K thermocouples used in heat treatment applications with hydrogen atmosphere and operating at high temperatures exceeding 900 °C Issue Thermocouples recovered from a customer site were exhibiting large negative drift, open circuit and upon inspection had become very brittle, in places broken and exhibited so-called […]

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Sunderland manufacturer gains from city’s Chinese friendship agreement

Thermal Resources Management (TRM) Group has setup a Shanghai-based joint venture with its sister company MICC, to build its supply chain in China. The Chinese operation includes a manufacturing plant in Hefei, where it is seeking local suppliers to reduce the costs of exporting components from the UK. The specialist business manufactures products used in […]

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