The Electrical Insulation Association UK

A Forum in which member companies can exchange views on matters of mutual interest

EIA General Meeting Rugby Jan 2024


The first get together of 2024 was the General Meeting held at the Brownsover Hotel in Rugby and was followed by a very interesting visit to the GE Power Conversion site, also in Rugby. Known to many of our members, Insulation Engineers Kevin Dickens and Martin Drogan conducted a tour of the factory giving details […]

2023 – Motor Testing

For the 2023 EIA training we are bringing in the expertise of Megger who manufacture test equipment for a range of applications. Mike Herring is their expert of Motor Testing and we are delight that he has agreed to provide training for our members, many of whom are suppliers to motor manufacturers and repairers.This training […]

2023 Social Event at Edgbaston Park Hotel


The EIA are holding the 2023 Social Event at Edgbaston Park in Birmingham on Friday 13th October. The Hotel is in the Grounds of and is owned by Birmingham University.This year, having reverted to two couples per member Company on a bed, dinner and breakfast basis..As usual, we will meet for drinks from 18:30 and […]


Insucon 2023 The fourteenth edition of the International Electrical Insulation Conference, INSUCON 2023, was conducted in Birmingham, UK in April of the current year. The conference witnessed the presentation of forty-four technical papers over a three-day period to delegates representing seventeen different countries across the globe. The topics covered were diverse, with a common focus […]


INSUCON 2023 Insucon is the International Electrical Insulation Conference and is held in Europe at intervals of 3 or 4 years. The first Conference in this series was held in 1970 and was called the BEAMA International Conference. For over 20 years, Insucon has been organised by the Electrical Insulation Association, a trade association in […]

2022 – Rotating Machine Insulation Materials and Applications

This years EIA Training session brought together the expertise of Andrew Keefe, Matt D’Arcy and Malcolm Hems to provide delegates with a broad scope of training covering liquid, solid and flexible insulation materials and their applications within rotating machines, explaining the different approaches for different machine sizes and voltages.Each of the presentations on Liquids, Solids […]

2022 Social Event at Shrigley Hall


Situation in Pott Shrigley, on the western edge of the Peak District, this Spa Hotel with golf course proved to be another excellent venue for the EIA annual Social Event. The EIA provided accommodation following the meal, but the evening will be best remembered for our guest speaker, Dr Lynn Willies, from the Peak District […]

EIA General Meeting Coventry Sep 2022

In September 2022 the EIA met at the Coventry Transport Museum.The meeting was very well attended, most likely reflecting the interest in the tour of the museum which exhibits bikes and cars covering all speeds and vintages.

EIA General Meeting Albert Dock, Liverpool

The EIA held their first meeting of 2022 at the Premier meeting rooms on Albert Dock.20 members heard a very useful presentation given by Alan Johnson of Huntsman on the new import/export regulations and compliance following the much protracted Brexit negotiations.The meeting was followed by lunch at Smugglers Cove and a visit to the memorabilia […]