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Why Stainless Steel? & Which Grade Do I Need For My Location?

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Why Stainless Steel? & Which Grade Do I Need For My Location?

Ritherdon have been manufacturing various enclosures probably since the 1940's and, up until the 1990's, had only used stainless steel for special circumstances where the extra cost could be justified.  However, in the late 1990's, when the cheaper, ferritic stainless known as 3Cr12 was specified as EN1.4003 in Europe, Ritherdon saw its potential as a cost effective and superior material for external enclosures. Traditionally, in the street enclosure market, galvanised mild steel had been used (particularly for feeder pillars):  the zinc coating providing a level of protection for the mild steel.  More precise manufacturing is required to produce stainless steel...

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Electrical Enclosures - What's your application?

Applications Electrical Enclosures

Electrical Enclosures - What's your application?

At Ritherdon we're enclosures specialists. We design and manufacture our extensive range of enclosures from our factory in Darwen, Lancashire. Electrical enclosures are used in a wide variety of scenarios. Ritherdon typically supply the highways and roads market with service pillars or feeder pillars. You can find hinged or standard root mounted pillars for your application from the R or RH pillar range. If you require a larger electrical enclosure, we have designed the RB cabinet range with single and double doors.  Electrical enclosures can be used in many applications and across a wide variety of industry sectors. After all,...

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Welcome to the Ritherdon Shopify Store

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Welcome to the Ritherdon Shopify Store

Welcome to the Ritherdon Shopify store, your online destination for electrical enclosures and related products. You'll find that the store contains our extensive range of electrical enclosures.

We're manufacturers but we're also designers and innovators. We're sheet metal specialists doing what we call 'clever metalwork'. We like to apply innovative ideas and technology to manufacture products for the industries we supply. 

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