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4
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

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.

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.

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 …

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

Homemade Explosive (HME) Training – Final Seats Remaining

Final seats are remaining on an Homemade Explosive (HME) Training course which will be running in early 2014.  HME Training is designed for military, law enforcement, first responders and government agency personnel that may have contact or be involved in operations which include homemade explosives.  Training will be held at our fully licensed facility in …

21
Nov

Product Update: Gatecrasher Modular Bundled with Tactical Sleeve

The Gatecrasher Modular Type 1 and Type 2 charges are now automatically provided with a tactical sleeve.  By ordering one of these products customers will receive 4 charge modules and 1 tactical sleeve.  Tactical sleeves are also available to order separately.  Gatecrasher is a popular water-tamped breaching charge used to breach walls or other solid …

20
Nov

Press Coverage: Intersec magazine, The Evolution of Disruptors

Alford Technologies featured in the May 2013 issue of Intersec magazine in an article titled The Evolution of Disruptors.  In this article Clive Gale discussed the history of the disruptor and how technology has evolved to meet the current threats of today, and how disruptor technology will develop in the future.  The article showcases our …

19
Nov

Product Update: Alford Strip for Car Boot/Trunk Opening

The Alford Strip 42mm charge has been successfully used for the swift and clean opening of car boots/trunks.  Affixed along the line of the lock mechanism, the Alford Strip can be placed remotely by an RCV or if necessary can be attached to the target by hand.  Tested against a variety of locks, the Alford …

18
Nov

Launch: FireBreak – Explosive Wire Cutting Tool

At the Counter Terror Expo in April 2013, Alford Technologies launched a new explosive tool used for performing wire cutting tasks.  Named the “FireBreak”, this new explosive tool is a low-cost, disposable, explosively-driven wire cutter used for cutting command wires.  FireBreak is constructed of lightweight materials and is a one-shot disposable tool.  It does not …

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