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Thorne & Derrick
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Thorne & Derrick UK are national distributors and worldwide exporters of LV-HV Cable Installation, Jointing & Electrical Equipment - we service UK and global businesses involved in low and high voltage cable installations, cable jointing, substation and electrical construction at LV, 11kV, 33kV and EHV in industrial and hazardous areas.
Thorne & Derrick UK are national distributors and worldwide exporters of LV-HV Cable Installation, Jointing & Electrical Equipment - we service UK and global businesses involved in low and high voltage cable installations, cable jointing, substation and electrical construction at LV, 11kV, 33kV and EHV in industrial and hazardous areas.

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Confined Space: “a large enough area and so configured that an employee can enter and perform assigned work; having limited or restricted means for entry; and not designed for continuous occupancy.” SSPC, The Coatings Society.

In the following post, T&D – The Explosive Atmosphere Experts, explain the dangers of confined space working and how we alleviate those risks by supporting facility owners, specifiers, designers and contractors working in the industrial surface preparation, painting and coating industry.

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Thorne & Derrick, the Explosive Atmosphere Experts and Main UK Distributor for Marechal, are now supplying the Technor EJB range of Ex d enclosures to clients involved in the installation, maintenance and inspection of hazardous area locations.

Technor, the specialist manufacturer of hazardous area products, joined the Marechal Electric Group in 2013 – since 1969 Technor have been a leading manufacturer of lighting, enclosures and control panels for potentially explosive atmospheres.

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“Cables, plugs, sockets and fittings must be robust enough and adequately protected for the working environment. Ensure that machinery has an accessible switch or isolator to cut off the power quickly in an emergency.”

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Abtech Medium Voltage Terminal (ATEX) Simplifies Hazardous Area Zone 1 Electrical Connections

Abtech have developed an Ex-rated medium voltage terminal designed to simplify the connection of 4.4kV to 6.6kV electrical supplies within hazardous area zones in the oil, gas and petrochem industry.

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Hazardous Area Safety Showers ATEX From Hughes Showers

Hughes Safety Showers are specified throughout the worldwide Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industries – hazardous area showers manufactured by Hughes Safety Showers provide workforce protection against fire risks and hazards in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Safety showers certified according to the ATEX Hazardous Area Directive are available with trace heating tapes to provide frost protection against low temperatures.

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ASCO Solenoid Valves & Sour Gas Environments

This article has been written to provide information and guidance on the problems and risks associated when using some types of alloys in sour gas environments and the selection and specification of ASCO solenoid valves.

The article focuses on selection of materials for solenoid valves in the Oil & Gas industry where sour gas environments are common due to the very nature of the processes involved in the extraction of natural gas and crude oil.

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Hazardous Area CompEx Training – Online Course Booking

T&D are a world-class business committed to ensuring the correct installation and application of all explosion-proof products we distribute.

To maintain our hazardous area technical knowledge, skills and expertise we depend upon Roxby Training Solutions and in this post we outline their range of Hazardous Area Training Courses – whether you require ATEX Flow Meters, Zone 2 Air Heaters or Hazardous Area Solenoid Valves, T&D can be trusted to supply the correct products for potentially explosive atmosphere applications without any hidden dangers.

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Introducing The Safest Power Distribution & Control Connector

DECONTACTOR = PLUG + SOCKET + INTEGRAL SWITCH DISCONNECTOR

Marechal Decontactors can be disconnected under full electrical load for planned maintenance or rapid change out of equipment during plant shutdowns and turnarounds.

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ATEX Level Sensors For Pressure & Level Measurement In The Petrochemical Industry

In the following article, T&D overview several types of VEGA sensors used to measure level and pressure in petrochemical industry processes – ATEX level sensors with hazardous area certification are used extensively in “explosion-proof” applications for accurate level measurement.

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Micronics U1000 Fixed Clamp On Heat Meter – A Smarter Solution To Thermal Energy Metering

Clamp-on to a new smarter solution to thermal heat/energy metering from Micronics for significant installation savings and simple, accurate measurement from outside the pipe – suitable for flow metering hot water, chilled water, potable water and demineralised water.
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