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Excel Website

Excel Website The Excel website provides you with everything that you need to know about the Excel Structured Cabling System. The site is updated on a regular basis and we are continually adding to the content with educational information as well as details on Excel. Launched in October 2016, the new, mobile-friendly responsive website makes it easier to locate specific information. The Excel site is currently available in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Polish and Turkish. The main features of the site include:

Product Catalogue


The online catalogue contains an overview of each of the products within the Excel range – you can search for a particular part code or product keyword, which is the quickest way to find a product or alternatively navigate through the categories to narrow your search. Each product is accompanied with an image so you can see exactly what it looks like. Where available there are also specification sheets, third part verification certificates and DOPs which can be downloaded.

Reference Sites


Excel has been installed into numerous sites across EMEA – you can see a snapshot of some of those installations by clicking on the ‘Reference Sites’ tab. Here you can view the wins by vertical market. The list is updated on a monthly basis and includes projects across EMEA.



We have a number of videos in our ‘How to’ series that show you the best way to install and terminate Excel products - these are perfect for the use by engineers who are installing Excel. We are regularly adding to our video library and more products will be featured in the future. Our full portfolio of videos is also available on the Excel Youtube channel.



The Excel multi-lingual blog provides customers with an additional source of useful information on relevant topics and updates on the Excel solution. The Excel blog provides an informal platform to share with customers, consultants and end users Excel’s thoughts and advice on product updates, standards, installation tips plus anything else industry related that is felt to be relevant. As is usual with blogs, readers can engage in conversation and debate by posting their comments and opinions. This is a further extension to Excel’s social media activities which include LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. You can scan this QR code with your smartphone to view the full portfolio of Excel blog posts.

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We offer an extensive range of literature and collateral to help sell and support the Excel solution. Under the Resources menu you can find: • White Papers • Specification Sheets • Change Notifications • Third Party Certificates • Encyclopaedia • Installation Guidelines • Technical Notes We also provide a range of catalogues and brochures covering various sections of the Excel product range: Excel Corporate Brochure | Product Catalogue | Environ Catalogue | Environ Digital Locking Solution Brochure | Residential Brochure | Data Centre Brochure | Understanding CPR Guide | Excel Pre-Terminated Solutions | Configured Rack and On-Site Assembly Brochure | Engraved Labelling Solutions Brochure. Excel Partners can personalise a large amount of Excel literature with their own logo and address details – see the Partner Area for further details.

View our recent case studies

Case Studies


A range of Excel case studies based on previous projects is available on the Excel website. Drawn from a variety of projects across EMEA in a plethora of markets and industries, the case studies show just how flexible and scalable a solution Excel can be. The full portfolio of case studies is available online by scanning this QR code with your smartphone.



Read the latest press releases and Excel Express newsletters to keep up to date on all the latest developments on Excel.



Excel Website

Excel Partner Area Accredited Excel Partners can gain access to the Partner Area where they can utilise the following tools and information:



Excel Partners can register an Excel Installation for a warranty and the application if successful will be processed within 5 working days and a warranty certificate will be issued. See Section 16 for step by step instructions on how to use this facility.

Branded Literature


A selection of Excel literature including product specification sheets and brochures and end user targeted mailing pieces can be personalised with the Excel Partners logo and address details. The Excel Partner simply needs to upload their company logo and address details and every PDF will automatically be personalised with their details. Technical Note


Technical Note



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Technical Notes


Excel Partners can download a copy of the Excel Installation Guides as well as a series of technical notes that cover subjects such as cable segregation distances, extended distance protocol support guidelines, liquid contamination etc. These notes are updated on a regular basis and provide invaluable information and advice with regards to installing the Excel structured cabling system. For access to the latest technical notes, you can scan this QR code with your smartphone.

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Sales Support


In here Partners can download a copy of the latest Excel Corporate Presentation in various formats, together with the Site Installation Template and the word version of the Tender Response Document. Make sure you add the to your favourites and if you need any information on the products then please visit the site.



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