videos on servicing your lamp
fuel and flame
The pictures below show how to service a lamp.
How to light a Protector SL Workmans Lamp
For information on different lamps, how they work and identification click on either blog below and use the search box. There are lots of answers,facts and fugures from questions that have been raised over the last 15 years.
Most round wick lamps use Colzalene/Relighter Spirit.All spark ignition lamps use this type of fuel as does our SL Lamp.You can use Ronson or Zippo lighter fuel if you cannot get hold of Relighter Spirit.It is generally flat wick lamps such as our 1A Lamp which burn paraffin/kerosene or lamp oil. These are usually lamps which can be lit with a naked flame.
The Olympic Torch Relay lamps burn paraffin or kerosene.
The Protector Lamp and Lighting Co Ltd; the first 100 years, is now available as an ebook