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19 October 2021 The evolution of Pratley’s Flameproof Cast Iron Junction Box
Pratley has been manufacturing flameproof junction boxes since the 1960s. Over the years, it has refined the design of these enclosures, making Pratley’s cast iron flameproof junction boxes well-known in the mining...
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12 October 2021 Mineral product eliminates mycotoxins
Recent news articles reporting elevated mycotoxin levels found in some fruit juices has again placed the spotlight on the occurrence of this natural toxic substance.
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5 October 2021 The advantages of Perlite in cannabis farming
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has unveiled a masterplan to industrialise and commercialise the R28 billion cannabis industry. The masterplan focuses on the cultivation of hemp and...
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27 September 2021 DIY auto repair products for Transport Month
With Transport Month coming up in October, Pratley is showcasing its range of versatile and cost-effective DIY adhesive products for the automotive sector. These products are ideal for various quick, on-the-spot...
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21 September 2021 New game-changing flameproof cable glands
A new flameproof cable gland range from Pratley allows for soft-bedding cables like PVC and the like, which are prone to creep, to be fitted to flameproof equipment without any concern regarding cable damage or...
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9 September 2021 Pratley Putty has been a mainstay product for over 50 years
When compiling a list of South African inventions that have made an impact on a global scale, Pratley Putty will always feature among the top performers. Pratley Putty hasn’t just made its way around the world, this...
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3 August 2021 Hazardous locations seminar and cable gland training
Not only has local manufacturer Pratley used its hazardous locations expertise and experience to develop the world-class Envirogland range, it also offers this knowledge to the industry at large. Marketing Director...
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12 July 2021 The world’s easiest cable gland to fit
A cable gland performs two basic functions, namely fastening the cable to the apparatus so that it cannot pull out and also earthing the cable armouring to which it is connected. Cable termination manufacturer...
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24 June 2021 South African ‘world-first’ bonding and shock-resistant repair system
The iconic 13-tonne bulldozer at the entrance to the Pratley head office in Krugersdorp is suspended using a Pratley Wondafix® adhesive joint. Wondafix® is an epoxy urethane hybrid ‘world-first adhesive’ that...
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17 June 2021 Unique beehive construction with Pratliperl®
The ultra-lightweight, thermally-insulating and fireproof aggregate Pratliperl® from Pratley, traditionally used for plasters and screeds, has now also proven to be a key component in an ideal admixture for building...
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