Cable Dry Hire: What is Dry Hire and Wet Hire?
What is Cable Dry Hire?
Cable Dry Hire refers to the rental of power cables without any installation or additional services. Phase 3 offer a power cable dry hire service. We allow the rental of H07RN-F power cables on a rolling contract that is paid weekly.
What is dry hire?
The term ‘dry hire‘ refers to the rental of equipment or a venue without any accompanying operators or staff.
In the cable industry, dry hire means that the customer will rent cable without installation assistance.
What is Wet Hire?
The term ‘wet hire‘ refers to the rental of equipment or a venue that includes accompanying operators or staff.
In the cable industry, wet hire means that the customer will rent cable with installation assistance and safety checks.
Cable Dry Hiring
Phase 3 offer an electrical cable dry hire service. We allow the rental of H07RN-F power cables on a rolling contract that is paid weekly.
What is included in cable dry hire?
- Terminated Cable
- Pre-send safety and operating checks
- Cable Delivery
What is not included in cable dry hire?
- Cable Installation
- A power source (e.g. generator)
- On site safety checks
Why should you dry hire power cable?
The benefits of dry-hiring over buying are obvious, given the high cost of copper cable and the need to have it constantly in use to justify the expense. Companies often choose to rent cable for financial record benefits, i.e. to avoid listing the equipment on their assets list. H07RN-F cable is very heavy and requires a large storage space and heavy duty handling equipment such as forklift trucks. In addition, cable is also at a high risk of theft, therefore companies choose to temporarily hire cables and return them to the rental company to avoid this risk. This type of hiring also gives you more control over your project, specifically in the events industry, when project may last just a couple of weeks. Finally, companies rent mains leads to avoid the labour of terminating the powerlock cables with power connectors.
How much is cable dry hire?
Hire fees from Phase 3 tend to be charged weekly rolling basis depending upon the length of your event and are usually very competitive, allowing you to use the rest of your budget elsewhere.
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