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Now available for hire from Thorne & Derrick – Portable Hazardous Area Heaters 21 January 2022

Thorne & Derrick is pleased to announce that the LFH and MFH Portable Hazardous Area Heaters are now available for hire via our trusted and approved hire partners....

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What is a UKEX fan? 10 January 2022

A UKCA “Ex” fan is a fan that has been manufactured, and is correctly certified, for use in potentially explosive atmospheres within Great Britain, meeting all UKCA requirements....

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Safely illuminating difficult to access areas on North Sea oil rigs with Wolf WL-50 Mini Worklite 13 December 2021

When the operators of one of a major oil company’s North Sea oil rigs needed to safely illuminate some of the darkest, most difficult hazardous areas on board the platform they came to Wolf Safety Lamp to solve the problem.

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The European Arc Flash Guide 19 November 2021

This publication is a must-read book which provides a practical approach to the management of arc flash risk in electrical power systems for designers, duty holders, consultants, service providers and health and safety specialists....

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BS EN 342 Standard – Arc Flash & Protective Clothing Standards 02 November 2021

BS EN 342 standard covers Protective Clothing & Protection Against Cold. This EN Standard specifies the requirements and test methods for garments and clothing combinations designed to protect the wearer in a cold environment (characterised by a combination of humidity, wind and air temperature lower than -5°C). The standard does not contain any specific req...

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Hazardex 2021 Awards for Excellence - Best Customer Service Winner 18 October 2021

Thorne & Derrick International, based in the UK, were voted Winners of the Award for ‘Best Customer Service’ at the annual Hazardex Gala Dinner on 6th October 2021. The competitive Award category at the prestigious event was for providing excellent customer service over the last two years....

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Spartan Linear Generation II – Raytec Case Study 11 October 2021

This Case Application for the Spartan Linear Generation II manufactured by Raytec and stocked and distributed in the UK by Thorne & Derrick refers to an application where the client had a requirement for hazardous area lighting in a newly segregated storage room....

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Withdrawn IEC 61914:2009 – cable cleats for electrical installations 24 September 2021

The following article has been authored with the intent to highlight a serious specification shortcoming with respect to the understanding of conformance to the current IEC standard and the short-circuit testing and purchasing of cable cleats....

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3 million metres of heat tracing cables 17 September 2021

This month Thorne & Derrick, the UK’s largest supplier and distributor of heat tracing cables supplied a customer with their 3,000,000th (yes, millionth) metre of frost protection cable....

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Heat tracing frost protection for tanks and vessels – prevent freezing this winter 10 September 2021

Winter is fast approaching and temperatures could plummet. Frost protection trace heating systems can be used to compensate for increased heat loss and stop your tanks freezing....