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  • Thorite's new product catalogue is go!

    Monday 15th January 2007

    Leading compressed air and fluid process systems specialist, Thorite, is expecting great demand for its major new catalogue which runs to almost 1,100 pages and is probably the most comprehensive listing of top quality industrial products in the UK - at the most competitive prices.

    The catalogue includes hydraulic & pneumatic couplings and hoses, pneumatic filters, regulators and lubricators, Norgren pneumatic equipment, process valves, pumps, air tools, industrial hose and tubing, plus all the well known Thorite favourites such as industrial and workshop compressors, hose reels, hand tools, and much more.


  • Thorite ensures historic trams operate safely

    Wednesday 17th January 2007

    Leading compressed air products and systems specialists, Thorite, recently carried out a Written Scheme of Examination on the pneumatic system of the Shipley Glen Cable Tramway, which is located near Saltaire in West Yorkshire.

    The Tramway is the oldest working cableway example in the UK, (cliff lifts excepted). It dates from 1895 and was designed to carry local Bradford workers almost a quarter of a mile through Walker Wood to the attractions of the Shipley Glen beauty spot, the woodland ride providing a pleasant and popular alternative to a steep path.


  • New compressor saves money at IMS

    New compressor saves money at IMS

    Wednesday 24th January 2007

    Thorite, the north of England's leading supplier of pneumatic products and systems, recently installed a new Hydrovane 11kw compressor at Bradford-based office furniture manufacturers IMS Office Fitting and Design Ltd.

    Thorite's engineers spent a week data-logging the efficiency of the IMS's compressed air system, which is used to drive CNC machines, air tools and spray equipment.


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