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Miners Lamp Information

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Olympic Torch Relays
Cap Lamps
Confined Space Safety
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Protector Lamp,Miners Flame Safety Lamps since 1873

Protector Lamp's Flame Safety Lamps have been in constant use since 1873 and the GR6S Garforth miners lamp is the approved method of checking for firedamp in all UK coal mines. Also known as the Eccles Lamp. Like all miners lamps they are based on the Davy Lamp principle.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.

We are adding the complete range of Protector Lamp spare parts to our web shop

Buy Protector Lamp's and spares on line or book your lamp in for service or repair

Now available glasses for a variety of Protector Lamp's and historic lamps

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ATEX and non ATEX cordless and corded cap lamps

Intrinsically safe head torches only £149. Cap lamps,head torches,cordless,LED,rechargeable from £69. Mining cap lamps are ideal for confined space rscue,mining,search and rescue,firefighters,caving,climbing and mountain bikes. All our lamps come with a helmet web and charger.



Visit the Lamp Room for information on servicing your lamp including videos

Lamp Room

For detailed parts drawings

and photographs of the GR6S click here.


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Torch Relay Lamps

Freijheit, the Freedom Flame, the Montgomery Flame


Protector Lamp supply torch relay lamps as used by all Olympic Torch Relays since the Sydney Olympics.

London 2012 used our Torch Relay Lamp to carry the Olympic Flame

The Protector Lamp and Lighting Co Ltd
1873 - 1973
The First 100 Years now available in print

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or download it now as an ebook




We buy miners lamps

We pay £50 for Type 6 lamps and £60 for GR6S /Garforth lamps.Simply post your lamp to Protector Holdings Ltd,Protector Lamp Business Park, Lansdowne Road,Eccles, Manchester,M30 9PH. If you have a PayPal account we will pay you on receipt, if not we will send you a cheque. Please post lamps 2nd class signed for.

If you have a larger quantity of lamps we can arrange collection, or you can bring them to us at the above.

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