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What is a Ritherdon Poleplug?

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What is a Ritherdon Poleplug?

The Ritherdon Poleplug is the safest and easiest-to-maintain wiring system for Passively Safe Road Products such as our Atlas Retention Socket and our Passive Safe Cabinets. It is the Highways England approved system for passively safe poles and cabinets requiring emergency disconnection of the power supply cables. Should the signpost, lighting column or cabinet shear on impact, the pole is not tethered in any way by the supply cables.  These quick dis-connectors are available in 2/3/5/16 pin, 20-amp IP68 polarized plugs, connectors and sockets (male plug) and (female socket). The electrical connectors are designed and supplied as factory moulded cable and connector joint to provide dust and waterproof...

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What is a Ritherdon Poleplug Break-Away Plug and Cable System?

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What is a Ritherdon Poleplug Break-Away Plug and Cable System?

These quick disconnectors are available in 2/3/5/16 pin, 20-amp IP68 polarized plugs, connectors and sockets (male plug) and (female socket). The electrical connectors are designed and supplied as factory moulded cable and connector joint to provide dust and waterproof joint, submersible to 6 feet of water when capped or mated. The plug is supplied with a cable tie for fixing to back board with access through door aperture and the socket is supplied with a cable cleat for fixing cable access across duct entry within the access chamber pit. The Poleplug has a maximum rating of 20 Amp, 1000 volts and has a crush proof body.    The Ritherdon Poleplug is the...

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How Does a Ritherdon FireSeal Work?

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How Does a Ritherdon FireSeal Work?

In the event of a fire in a multi-occupancy building such as a block of flats it is essential that the fire is contained at source while it is extinguished and/or the building is evacuated. The Code of Practice for Fire Safety in Buildings (BS 9999: 2008) recommends that critical walls in a building should provide a minimum level of fire resistance. The Ritherdon range of passive fire protection products has grown from the need to provide fire-rated covers for new kinds of breach being discovered in fire risk assessments.  In many buildings walls and floors have been breached for example by in-set electricity meter boxes, dry...

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