Ben Ritherdon

Fire Risk Assessments
Passive Fire Protection

Partnering with a Manufacturer to Solve Fire Risk Assessment Challenges

New challenges are being found in fire risk assessments. In an effort to source a product with the correct requirements you may find that such a product is not on the market. In such cases, the only solution may be to develop a product. Finding a manufacturer to develop the product with you may be the

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Temporary Builders Supply Kiosk 300 amp temporary electrical connection
Electrical Enclosures

What are the different names for enclosures?

Electrical enclosures This is perhaps the cover-all term and enclosures are used in a huge number of situations, from the remote countryside for weather monitoring equipment, to traffic light controllers, to machinery control equipment in a factory. Feeder pillars This is the name often used in the electricity supply industry in the UK and also

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Meter Box Repair R26
Electrical Enclosures

What is an Electrical Enclosure?

What is an electrical enclosure? An electrical enclosure is a housing for electrical or electronic equipment.  Its purpose is to protect that equipment from the environment (especially in the case of external electrical enclosures) and also to protect people from the equipment (e.g. to prevent electric shock or the propagation of an explosion). There is

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CT Chamber UKPN specification
Case Studies

Working with UK Power Networks to develop the CT Chamber

Ritherdon has been making CT metering panels* for the South East for over thirty years, originally for the Eastern and South Eastern Electricity Boards.  The Ritherdon “CT Chamber” was originally designed for UK Power Networks (UKPN) the current Distribution Network Operator (DNO) for the South East. About this time the team at UKPN needed a

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Ritherdon - AFB20 Meeting - Ben Ritherdon
Passively Safe Road Products

Presenting at the AFP20 Group in Brussels

Ritherdon and Co Ltd were invited to give a presentation on the development of our passively safe cabinet to the AFB20 (2) Roadside Safety Group Committee meeting in September.  The meeting was hosted by the European Union Road Federation, in conjunction with the Transportation Research Board and the International Road Federation. Ben Ritherdon, our Managing

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Ben Ritherdon at NW university Fair
Electrical Enclosures

Talking Product Development at SciTech Daresbury

Our MD, Ben Ritherdon was invited to speak at the NW University Fair last Thursday (23rd March) about the work we’ve done with Manchester University in recent years. Building a collaborative relationship Paul Treloar from Sci-Tech Daresbury asked Ben how Ritherdon & Co Ltd had first got in touch with Manchester.  We first got to know Manchester through the University’s Knowledge Exchange

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