Tratos has manufacturing and technical facilities in Knowsley, Merseyside, which include four extrusion lines and multiple laying machines for up to 100 pairs of instrumentation type cables, as well as two BX armouring machines for manufacture of corrugated aluminium/steel armour. The company has its own testing facilities which include the standard test for voltage, spark test and resistance as well as more in depth tests for elongation, heat shock, shrink back and vertical flame tests. Tratos Ltd is accredited with ISO 9001:2008 for its Quality Assurance and also for the ‘enhanced quality management systems for product related functions’.
Tratos is unique. It is both a UK manufacturer and stockist of electric and fibre optic cables. This enables it to be competitive in manufactured quantities and also offer an ex-stock cut-to-length service. The product range includes single and multi-conductor high temperature, Fire Resistant, Low Smoke & Fume, Rubber, Energy Cables from Low Voltages up to 132kV, Railway, Motorway, Data, Fibre Optic, Oil & Gas, Ship wiring, Drum Reeling and Telecommunications. As well as Cathodic Protection, Airfield Lighting, Composite and bespoke cables.
From its extensive stock profile, Tratos is able to offer a cut-to-length, next day service with timed deliveries available for pre 9.30am delivery if required*. Tratos can also offer self-offloading vehicles as well as special delivery for out of hours working. When next day service is not quick enough customers can collect from the Knowsley facility, usually within the hour. Collections can be made from 8.30a.m till 5.30p.m; customers are always made very welcome.
*(in some areas this service is not available due to geographical constraints)