Miner’s Flame Safety Lamp

Protector Lamp have been making the miners lamp or flame safety lamp since 1873 and the GR6S Garforth miner’s lamp is the approved method of checking for firedamp in all UK coal mines. Miners lamps also known as the Eccles or Davy Lamp, like all miners lamps they are based on the Sir Humphrey Davy ¬†principal. Distributors of ATEX miners cap lamps and head torches.Our Olympic Torch Relay Lamps have carried the flame for most Olympic and other torch relays over the last 30 years.

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ATEX M1 Miners Cap Lamps

Intrinsically safe miner’s cap lamps and head torches from, ATEX M1.

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Cordless cap lamps and head torches, LED,rechargeable  £69. Mining cap lamps are ideal for confined space safety,search and rescue,firefighters,caving,climbing and mountain bikes. All our lamps come with a helmet web and charger and will fit any helmet with a standard cap lamp bracket.


The Protector Lamp & Lighting Company is best known as a producer of miners’ safety lamps.The safety lamp is essentially a highly sophisticated form of oil or spirit lamp of extremely robust construction. The Company was formed in May 1873 to acquire the business and patent rights of William Edward Teale, oil and lamp manufacturer, of 11 Mark Lane, Manchester. The Company’s Memorandum of Association mentions two patents which had been obtained by Mr Teale: one dated 15th November 1869 for ‘Improvements in Mining Lamps’ and the other dated 4th December 1872 for ‘Improvements in Guards for Gas Lights, and in an improved method of Lighting while under the protection of Guards’.

The Olympic Torch Relays

If you are involved in a Torch Relay or Flame Transfer please look at the videos below which will show you everything you need to successfully transport and transfer a flame;





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