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Published 03 Jul 2020
BundGuards Substation & Transformer Oil Spills & Leaks Containment The Andel BundGuard system was first conceived and developed in 1992 as a direct response to the needs of the UK electricity industry and the serious water-removal problems it faced at sub-station sites across the UK. Since then many thousands...
Published 30 Jun 2020
uploaded by Chris Dodds - Thorne & Derrick Sales & Marketing Manager Substations – What’s The Risk? Explosive Flammable Gases/Vapours UK DNO’s detail safe working procedures and rules in their Document Manuals to be followed when working on alkaline or acid substation batteries and storage rooms located within primary...
Published 11 Jun 2020
uploaded by Chris Dodds | Thorne & Derrick Sales Marketing Manager Andy O’ Malley is a world-class EHV Jointer with a skill set encompassing both traditional and modern cable splicing and jointing techniques. Andy is a rare breed – expertly Competent and comfortable jointing oil, gas or polymeric cables up...
Published 02 Jun 2020
Electrical Arc Faults Electrical arc fault generated fires can be of up to 2000 Degrees Fahrenheit. That’s more than twice as hot as the temperature of the surface of Venus and enough heat to melt gold. Furthermore, this is more than enough to destroy expensive electrical cables. The resulting...
Published 01 Jun 2020
LED Lighting Raytec are world leaders in LED lighting for hazardous area environments – the Raytec SPARTAN range of hazardous area ATEX certified lighting is globally certified Ex LED lighting, approved for all ATEX and IEC Ex Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous area environments, including UL /CSA C1D2...