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The Bretby Cable Handler is an integral component of `long wall’ mining operations, it protects and controls the movement of the power cables and hoses that service the coal shearer as it traverses the coal face.
Each individual link forms a rectangular enclosure through which the shearer supply cables and hose pass. The cable handler resembles a chain in form and function and consists of a series of connected links.

At Barton Formwork Ltd, we have manufactured and sold over 1,000,000 feet of Bretby Cable Handlers. We mould them from natural nylon 6 and include a pressed metal insert and screw.

Every Bretby Cable Handler is designed and manufactured to the highest standards of workmanship and materials. The Bretby is ultimately a safety product, it protects and controls the power cables and hoses that supply the long wall shearer and thus ensure that safety procedures are adhered to.

Our Bretby is a single pull configuration and we export thousands across the globe every year.

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