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For more than 50 years ALRAD have been offering a wide range of Machine Vision, Photonics and Lasers, Vacuum related components and more recently Thermal Imaging and Medical electronics.


In addition to the office number, our sales team can be contacted as below:

+44(0)7775 592517 (Ian - Imaging, Electronics & Photonics)

+44 (0)7775 592516 (Raf - Imaging)

+44(0)7775 592518 (Dave - Imaging and Electronics)

+44 (0)7775 592519 (Julian - Medical Systems, Imaging, Electronics and Thermal)

+44 (0)7557 562004 (Tony- Photonics)

Latest Products

  • PIXCI® EB1
  • SAFETIS Indoor - Rapid Flare-Up Detection
  • EyeVision Thermo Image Processing Software Package
  • ST365B - Radiation Counter
  • ARTCAM-487UV

Alrad is a provider of high quality scientific equipment to industry, research and medical establishments. Our main product areas cover Machine Vision components, Optical Detectors, Laser Products, Thermal Imaging and Medical equipment.

Trading since 1970 we are based in Newbury in Berkshire in the south of England.

Through our five trading divisions, Alrad Imaging, Alrad Electronics, Alrad Photonics, Alrad Thermal and Alrad Medical we offer thousands of product items from the world's leading manufacturers. We also provide installation, demonstration, and product support services. 

Many of our principals we represent as a sole distributor in the UK. Some of these exclusive companies have been with us since the 1970s so you see many of our distribution agreements have been in place for a very long time and that must say something about the service we offer. The products and service we provide open up new opportunities for our customers to improve quality, automation, productivity and service and that is why many of our existing customers have been experiencing ALRAD high quality service for decades.

Alrad employ experienced staff to help our customers generate a competitive edge for their companies backed by world class products.


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Dear Customer - We want to inform you that ALRAD has implemented a process that allows us to operate our full services remotely, with minimal impact to our customers and employees, working in line with the government advised isolation protocol.

All members of our support team have the ability to work from home with full internet access for normal company operation and remote meetings.  We are also working closely with our logistics partners to minimise disruption to deliveries.