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Raytec Ltd

Unit 15
Wansbeck Business Park
Rotary Parkway
Ashington, Northumberland
NE63 8QW

Telephone : +44 (0) 1670 520055
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Article archive for Raytec Ltd;

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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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UKCA Mark Webinar: Q&A with Thorne & Derrick & Raytec 25 May 2021

Last week Thorne & Derrick alongside UK manufacturer of hazardous area lighting Raytec presented a webinar regarding the impact the UKCA mark would have on owners, operators, end users, specifiers and contractors working within the explosive atmosphere industry....

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Webinar: UKCA Mark – what will the impact be on the hazardous area industry? 16 April 2021

Thorne & Derrick, together with Raytec, are pleased to invite you to register for their joint webinar. This webinar is aimed at owners, operators, end users, specifiers and contractors working within the explosive atmosphere industry. All of the aforementioned will gain a better understanding of impact the UKCA scheme will have on them when it is fully implemented 1st Jan 2022....

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Hazardous area lighting for distilleries 09 April 2021

Raytec is a leader in LED hazardous area lighting for harsh environments and industrial applications. SPARTAN is the range of globally certified Ex LED luminaires, also available as heavy-duty industrial variants. SPARTAN ATEX lights deliver leading performance, reliability, and durability....

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UKCA certified hazardous area lighting from Raytec Spartan 12 February 2021

Stocked & distributed by Thorne & Derrick International, Raytec has incorporated ATEX, IECEx, and UKCA certificate numbers into its SPARTAN luminaires. Click here for more information....

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Source Lumens vs. Delivered Lumens 30 October 2020

When selecting a luminaire for use in a hazardous area, there are lots of different factors to consider. The lumen output (or power) of the luminaire, is one of these important considerations. But are all lumen output figures comparable? In this article, Raytec explores the difference between ‘source lumens’ and ‘delivered lumens’....

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Ex e vs. Ex d: Which protection method is right for you? 05 October 2020

When specifying a luminaire for use in a hazardous area, one of the most important things to consider is certification. In simple terms, the luminaire needs to be approved to an appropriate level, based on the environment in which it is being installed....

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Hazardous area wellglass vs. bay 07 September 2020

Wellglass and bay lighting solutions are commonplace in hazardous areas. Both solutions are typically used across similar applications; warehouses, storage facilities, and others which require general illumination over large, open areas. So, what are the differences between the two types of luminaire, and is one better than the other?...

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Hazardous area lighting webinar with Raytec 17 July 2020

Thorne & Derrick International is the Preferred Distributor and Stockist for the Raytec SPARTAN range of ATEX lighting using LED technology for the illumination of hazardous area locations and potentially explosive atmospheres. Have you signed up to Raytec’s brand new mini-series?...