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British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) is an independent accredited testing and certification body. Our mark is synonymous with quality and safety. We provide product testing and certification (approval) services globally for all types of cable and wire, for ancillary products, and also provide management systems certification for the cable sector.


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