Tratos’ publications span books, papers and more, often written in partnership with some of the most prestigious academic institutions, Universities and Business Schools. They form part of the Academy’s library.
Quantum Information Technology – White Paper
The IEC Market Strategy Board (MSB) has produced a white paper on Quantum Information Technology. The Quantum technology is an emerging field that brings together engineering and physics.
ITER Conductor – Publications
Tratos’ culture is deeply rooted in research and development in order to foster innovation. Members of the Tratos team in the UK and in Italy have been collaborating in the production of academic papers revolving around the Fusion for Energy project aimed at building the ITER reactor. The following papers, published by the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology, have been co-authored by Tratos President Albano Bragagni and other members of the Tratos team.
Electrical Characterisation of ENEA High-Temperature Superconducting Cable
The following paper, published by the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology, has been co-authored by Tratos President Albano Bragagni and other Tratos members including Mr Massimo Seri. It revolves around the electrical characterisation of ENEA Superconducting Cable.
Design of an Industrially Feasible Twisted-Stack HTS Cable-in-Conduit Conductor for Fusion Application
The following paper, published by the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology, has been co-authored by Tratos President Albano Bragagni and other Tratos members including Mr Massimo Seri. The paper discusses the design of a conductor for fusion application.
Series Faults in Electrical Cords and Extension Cords
The following paper, published by the IEEE and co-authored by Tratos senior members, revolves around the mechanical damage and other insulation stresses to which electrical and extension cords are exposed.
Measures to Minimize Series Faults in Electrical Cords and Extension Cords
The following paper, published by the IEEE and co-authored by Tratos senior members, revolves around the topic of electrical and extension cords and how to minimise series faults in such cords.
Design and Characterization of the Interlayer Joint Between Low-Field Nb3Sn Conductors of a Layer Wound DEMO TF Coil
The following paper, published by the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology, has been co-authored by Tratos President Albano Bragagni and Massimo Seri, senior member of the Tratos team in Italy.
Design, manufacture and test of an 80 kA-class Nb3Sn cable-in-conduit conductor
This publication explores one of the possible solutions that have been taken into account within the frame of the R&D activities carried out in Europe for the toroidal field coils of the nuclear fusion device DEMO. Among its authors the paper lists Ing. Albano Bragagni, President of Tratos.
IET – Overhead Conductors – High Voltage
Tratos produces technical papers across a range of sector and technology areas. These papers, sometimes written in collaboration with partner-authors, offer information and insights, often around the latest technologies.
Culture of Innovation
Businesses’ strengths lie in a healthy and forward-looking culture. Cultural change for good is an intelligent business move, but only if the move is backed by information. The Academy shares some of the thinking behind the biggest cultural shift within Tratos in its 50+ year history.
Should Brexit Change the Sustainability Agenda of the Firm?
Asking the questions that need to be asked to make sure the world doesn’t ‘get comfortable with the uncomfortable’ – Tratos’ publications inform the world and inspire and teach within the Academy.
TT-Magazine – 2021
TT-Magazine 202. Tratos’ periodically publication. As such it is an important contributor of contemporary information on cabling advances and new routes for more sustainable manufacturing and operations practices.
Britain’s Broken Broadband White Paper
Tratos is known for innovation. The company campaigns for joined-up thinking for infrastructure projects to ensure UK PLC is best-placed to remain a competitive leader in world markets. Its stance on the country’s broadband speeds, and recommendations on how to clear obstacles in the way of progress was published by Ofcom.
Hard-Shoulder Economy for UK Plc
Forecasting economic impacts and innovating smarter solutions for anything from hyper-speed communications to mass transit is an important part of future proofing business, the economy and the country’s health. Tratos’ White Papers are an important contributor to thinking at the highest level and are available to the Academy.
Better A Thousand Times Careful Than One Regret
Tratos campaigns for a higher-than-minimum-standard for cable servicing public buildings. Although cable was not singled out as a contributor in the outcome, Tratos’ Safer Structures campaign was focused primarily on fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. The company practices – and teaches – the highest quality approach across all cable for public-use structures.
Copper and our sustainable future
Copper was the first metal manipulated by humans, it remains an important metal in industry today and will play a crucial role toward a sustainable future. As copper is required in any of the clean technologies of the future, it will be in high demand. The copper price is ultimately the tool for generating the necessary fundamental adjustments in the global copper market.
Raw materials price increase
The price of raw materials is increasing and manufacturers face cascading challenges through the supply chains. As prices continue their upward climb, manufacturers are still dealing with the two supply chain headwinds, plaguing the industry throughout the pandemic: slowing supplier deliveries and labour availability.
Record freight rates and delays. Is this sustainable?
The world is living through unprecedented times, filled with numerous challenges imposed by Covid-19 pandemic, which started some 18 months ago to date. Currently, container shipping prices have reached record highs, mainly due to the disruption of maritime logistics chains. Highly congested ports around the world basically are running out of vessels and of empty containers.
Towards a Circular Economy
The circular economy has its advantages over the linear economy and promotes more sustainable production and consumption systems. The transition towards a circular economy offers economic opportunities for all the countries in the world, it can make countries less dependent on imported, scarce raw materials and other resources, and it will contribute to a cleaner environment.
The Queen’s Award book
Tratos celebrated its receipt of a Queen’s Award this month when the company invited friends, colleagues and special guests to join its senior team at its state-of-the-art factory in Knowsley, Merseyside. The advanced technology cable company won one of the most coveted of all business awards, a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation for its new high-performance cable sheathing compound, Tratos JBA®.
Tratos has produced a booklet celebrating the beautiful Valtiberina valley in Tuscany where it has operated its manufacturing facility for over 50 years. The guide explains the geology, flora and fauna of this picturesque valley, along with the human history dating back to the Palaeolithic period through the Bronze Age.
TT-Magazine – 2017
TT-Magazine is Tratos’ customer publication. As such it is an important contributor to the Academy’s library of contemporary information on cabling advances and new routes for more sustainable manufacturing and operations practices.