Cable Ties

What are cable ties used for?

They're fasteners that bundle your cables and wires together to keep them organized and prevent damage. They come in different sizes, lengths, materials and even colours.

What are UV cable ties?

UV stabilized cable ties resist UV radiation for a considerably longer period compared to standard PA66 cable ties. They can easily be used for bundling and securing cables, pipes and hoses especially in outdoor areas.

What cable tie is best used for heat resistance?

Black UV Cable ties are best suited for heat resistance.

Does Three-D use reusable cable ties?

No, Three-D does not sell any reusable cable ties.


What Heatshrink sizes are available at Three-D?

Three-D has a wide range of heatshrink sizes available from the smallest size which is 1.5mm – 39.0mm.

What colours of Heatshrink is available at Three-D?

There are many different colours available at three-D agencies, including blue, white, green, black, yellow, and red.

Why should you use clear Heatshrink?

The entire purpose of clear heat shrink tubing is that you can see through it. This is great for protecting labels that have been applied to wiring or being able to read information already printed on the wires.

What is Heatshrink tubing?

Heat shrink tubing is a thermoplastic tube that shrinks when exposed to heat.

Is Heat Shrink Tubing Waterproof?

Yes, all types of heat shrink tubing are water resistant, however, adhesive lined (dual wall) products are waterproof.

Can You Cut Heat Shrink Tubing?

Yes. Standard scissors and a ruler will be adequate in most cases, unless you require an exact length of tubing, in which case use a more precise measuring tool. For thicker tubing you may require wire cutters or pliers. Three-D also cuts heatshrink to the desired size for the customers.

What Temperature is Needed for Heat Shrink Tubing?

This will vary considerably depending on the material you are using. For some materials such as Polyolefin where you’ll only need around 90°C while with PTFE it needs to be around 250°C. It’s best to check before you buy to ensure you have the tools needed.

Cable Protection

What cable protection is available at Three-D Agencies?

There are spirobands, split adaptors and polypropylene.

What is the difference between XLPE Cables and PVC Cables?

The main difference between the two is that XLPE can be used for both high- and low-tension applications. Its structure provides great resistance to abrasion, stress, and other wear and tear. PVC insulation cannot withstand as much pressure, meaning it is only suitable for low tension applications.

Thermal Imagers

Can thermal imagers see through fog, rain, dust, smoke, and snow?

Thermal imagers can detect through a light amount of fog, rain, dust, smoke, and snow. However, as these conditions worsen, it lowers the visibility of the thermal camera.

Can you use thermal imaging during the day?

Thermal imaging devices can be used equally well day and night.

Can you see through walls with thermal imaging Cameras?

No, Thermal imaging cameras do not see-through surface but detect surface temperatures. If a wall is thick enough to trap the heat on one side without leaking it into the other side, then thermal imaging will not detect it. However, if the condition results in a change in the surface temperature of the wall it will be picked up by the thermal imager.

Can thermal imaging see through glass?

Thermal imagers cannot pick up visible light. Therefore, Glass is not seen as transparent when viewed through a thermal imaging camera.

Cable Markers

Why using Cable Markers

One benefit of using wire markers is that vital cables and wires can be marked with a "1" while less important ones can be marked with higher numbers. This will enable you to group vital cables together, lowering the possibility that someone may unintentionally kill power to a crucial piece of equipment.

What is Cable Tagging

To identify cables in a clear, simple manner, use cable tags. Cable identification tags are normally fastened to a bundle of wires or cables with cable ties and are used in both indoor and outdoor applications.

What other cable accessories does three-D sell?

Three-D sells a huge number of accessories such as lugs, ferrules, crimping tools, heatshrink, wire terminals, trunking and much more.

Hydraulics Tools

What type of hydraulic tools does Three-D agencies sell?

Three-D has hydraulic crimper tools, ratchet crimping tools and hydraulic hole punches etc.

Which tool must I used for cable crimping

Tools that are used for cable crimping would be the HP240 which is the hydraulic crimping tools.

In which applications must I use Hydraulic Cutters

Hydraulic cutters must be used in an application where one needs to cut cables.

Power Tools

What Drills are the Strongest

The drills from the DeWalt brand, such as the drill driver, impact drill, brushes drill, and mixed drills, are often the strongest.

What type of Drill is the best

The best type of drill would be the DCD776 which is known as DeWalt drill drivers.

Does Three-D repair broken power tools?

Yes, three-D Agencies does repair power tools if power tools are still under warranty, it is free but if not under warranty there will be a cost customers have to pay.

How long does Three-D take to repair a power tool?

Depending on how damaged the power tool is.

What happens when my power tool is faulty and haven’t been used yet?

You are permitted to send it back so that three-D can replace or repair the power tool.


Which type of multimeter is the best

The best type of Multimeter available at three-D would be the UT593 which is known as the multifunction installation tester.

Which multimeter is recommend for home used & DIY

The multimeter recommended for home and DIY would be the UT33+ and is known as the most common multimeter, UT33B and UT33A+ can also be usd for home and DIY.

What are digital multimeters

Instruments called digital multimeters are used to measure things like voltage, current, and resistance. Digital displays make it possible for even novice users to read measured values quickly and easily.

Does Three-D have a wide range of multimeters?

Yes, Three-D has a wide range of multimeters available at its store you can visit the three-D website for more information on the available multimeters.

Hand tools

What kind of hand tools are available?

Numerous hand tools are accessible at Three-D, including long tape, levels, screwdrivers, hacksaws, torches, etc.

What are pliers used for?

Pliers are made in various shapes and sizes and for many uses. Some are used for gripping something round like a pipe or rod, some are used for twisting wires, and others are designed to be used for a combination of tasks including cutting wire.

What type of screwdrivers are available

Three-D has a wide range of screwdrivers available such as Maxtorque screwdrivers which includes a professional 7-piece engineering set, deluxe professional 9-piece, insulated electrical screwdrivers as well as Phillips head screwdrivers.

Which wood chisels are best

The wood chisel 4-piece +oil & stone and the wood chisel 4-piece set are two of the best wood chisels available at three-D, but the company also offers a wider range of wood chisels.


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