Ben Ritherdon

Electrical Enclosures

Damp in External Enclosures: its Causes and How to Fix it

External enclosures and feeder pillars have to protect electric and electronic equipment from a variety of environmental stresses.  They need to provide a climate that keeps this equipment operational in environments that are often far from ideal and, if you’re in the north west of England, like we are, the main challenge is keeping the

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Ritherdon COVID-19 Announcement

We have taken the decision to close our factory today and for the foreseeable future. We have done this to protect our staff and, also, to help with the national effort in combatting the COVID-19 outbreak. Our administrative departments (sales, purchasing, technical and accounts) are continuing to work from home.  So, it is still possible to communicate with us in the usual ways.

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Nicola Ellis' Dead Powder panels in creation.
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Nicola Ellis and her Ritherdon Work At Bury Art Museum

The artist Nicola Ellis (www.nicolaellis.com), based in Manchester has been working with us at Ritherdon for a couple of years now.  It’s always a joy, every Thursday, when she comes in to work on her latest sculpture and experiment with what she’s planning next.  As a very talented artist, Nicola’s view on what we do

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Passively Safe Cabinet Test
Electrical Enclosures

EN 12767: 2019 Performance Class for the Passively Safe Cabinet

EN 12767: 2007 Impact Test The Passively Safe Cabinet underwent its crash testing back in 2013/14, according to the method described in BS EN12767: 2007.  The cabinet complied with the evaluation criteria in the first, low speed impact test (35 kph).  This produced a THIV (Theoretical Head Impact Velocity) value of 7 kph and ASI

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