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Apr

Invitation to Demonstration

Invitation for Military and Law Enforcement Personnel. Alford Technologies – in partnership with Forcit Defence – are holding a Live Fire of product demonstration Day. To be held on Alford’s Range May 2nd 2017 Pre-show event to the SCTX London. CAPABILITIES DEMONSTRATED: C-IED Breaching Area Denial Method of Entry Free transport arranged from Olympia London …

3
Apr

Project Atom

Project Atom Arcadis, AR Demolition and Alford Technologies have come together to form Atom, a collaboration that proposes a new approach to explosive demolition in the wake of the tragedy at Didcot.  

23
Mar

CN Winner in Innovation: Alford Technologies – Explosives demolition using remote methods

Alford Technologies developed a new and innovative solution to tackle a complex and challenging problem in explosive demolition using remote methods. The firm’s experience in explosives engineering, mainly in military and combat settings, allowed it to develop a solution from scratch that would enable a structure to be surveyed, demolition charges to be placed and …

22
Jul

ITV news link – to Alford Didcot demolition

http://www.itv.com/news/2016-07-17/search-for-didcot-power-station-dead-to-restart-after-demolition/  

22
Jul

BBC news link – Search resumes after demolition at Didcot Powerstation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-36818003

22
Jul

Alford Team successfully demolishes Didcot Powerstation

In February 2016, part of the Didcot A Power Station Boiler House collapsed unexpectedly, killing 4 demolition workers. The accident happened during the pre-weakening phase of the demolition process and as a result, all work was stopped. The condition of the remaining Boiler House was considered unsafe and so the UK HSE placed a 50m …

21
Jul

Didcot Demolition – 17 July 2016

Alford Technologies conducted a successful explosive demolition that blew down the decommissioned site of Didcot power station on Sunday 17 July.

7
Mar

SECURITY AND COUNTER TERROR EXPO 19-20 APRIL 2016 STAND F35

22
Feb

Alford Technologies is at the Counter Terror Expo London 2016

Alford Technologies is at the Counter Terror Expo at The Olympia, London  19-20 April 2016 Stop by booth F35 to learn about our Method of Entry (EMoE) tools www.counterterrorexpo.com/

16
Jun

Prestigious Honours Awarded to Dr. Sidney Alford

Alford Technologies is delighted to announce that the founder and chairman, Dr. Sidney Alford has been awarded the honour of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) as recognition of his services in EOD to Queen and Country.

20
Nov

Launch: Detcord Junction Clip

The Detcord Junction Clip is used in conjunction with the Mini Detcord Clip and the standard Detcord Clip.  The Detcord Junction Clip allows the operator to change direction with the detcord in order to rig up multiple charges.  It will initiate shock tube from the detcord ring main.  For further details email sales@explosives.net.

13
May

NEWS: Secretary of State Visits Alford Technologies

(Wiltshire, United Kingdom – 22 March 2014) The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt. Hon. Mrs. Theresa Villiers MP and local prospective MP for Chippenham, Michelle Donelan, visited Alford Technologies (Saturday 22 March) to discuss the work that the company does producing counter-terrorism and battlefield clearance products. Founder and Chairman Dr. Sidney Alford, …

18
Mar

UPDATE: Use of the FireBreak Command Wire Cutting Tool

The FireBreak is a cost-effective, disposable, explosively-driven wire-cutter, typically used for cutting command wires.  The FireBreak has been proven in Afghanistan to be used to isolate IED components, for example pressure plates.  FireBreak can be actuated by a standard detonator or electric squib and does not require special ammunition.  It can function faster than a detonator can actuate, therefore …

18
Mar

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: Squid Tape – Underwater Adhesive Tape

Squid Tape from Alford Technologies is a non-adhesive, non-sticky fixing tape.  It can be used both on land an underwater for affixing explosive charges to a target.  The tape is very versatile, it can also be used to create a water-tight seal or even as a swift and robust tourniquet.  Being non-sticky, Squid Tape can …

18
Mar

NEW PRODUCT: Bottler Lite, 1 Litre

To enhance the Bottler Lite range, the 1 litre variant has been developed to deliver the same proven Omni-directional effect of Bottler, but with a higher volume of water tamping surrounding the explosive tube.  As with other Bottler Lite variants, the charge will accommodate three different sizes of explosive load.  Bottler Lite provides the Operator …

16
Dec

FAB70 Bomb – Successful Low-Order in Poland

On 14 December 2013 in Poland a General Purpose bomb FAB70 was found near a busy railway line in Poland.  Due to the proximity of the busy railway line, it was paramount that the Engineering Forces low-ordered the munition to ensure minimal disruption to the surrounding area.  Two Vulcan’s with magnesium jet forming cone’s were …

4
Dec

TV Appearance: Gatecrasher on National Dutch TV

On Wednesday 4 December, the renowned Gatecrasher wall breaching charge was featured on National Dutch Television.  The Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) used Gatecrasher at a test facility to breach a double walled building.  Gatecrasher made a clear hole through both walls using only 180 grams of explosive.  The RNLA featured on a morning programme discussing …

21
Nov

Launch: Explosive Capability Kits

Alford Technologies have developed five new equipment kits.  These comprehensive kits provide Bomb Disposal Teams, EOD professionals, Breacher’s and Demolition experts with a broad range of user-filled explosive charge containers.  Depending upon the kit selected, products include water-tamped charges, shaped charges, linear-cutting and omni-directional charges as well as a range of legs, stands, adhesive fixing …

21
Nov

Launch: Pluton Maritime EOD (PLMEOD) Kit

The Pluton Maritime EOD (PLMEOD) Kit is a user-filled shaped charge system designed to support EOD operations.  The charge can be used against Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and for Conventional Munitions Disposal (CMD).  The PLMEOD Kit provides 9 charge bodies, weapon stands, a variety of projectiles and accessories, all provided in a robust transit case.  For …

21
Nov

TV Appearance: Kevin McCloud’s Man Made Home

Dr Sidney Alford made a UK television appearance in a programme by a renowned designer Kevin McCloud.  In McCloud’s television programme titled Kevin McCloud’s Man Made Home, Dr Alford demonstrated a novel way of using explosives by taking a WWII mine and turning it into a BBQ for Kevin’s man made home.

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