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Equipment Sale & Hire

EPC-UK offers a wide range of environmental monitoring equipment and blasting accessories for both sale and hire, enabling you to build the best blasting solution for your business.

Our sale and hire division operates within the company’s wider EPC Metrics team, and is supported by engineers with the advanced technical expertise to solve challenging and complex customer requirements.

By applying state-of-the-art techniques and technologies, together with appropriate analysis tools, our sales and hire equipment can provide the most suitable solutions needed to optimise performance, meet planning requirements and improve safety and results.

We can supply a variety of remote monitoring seismographs, ROBIS (the Remotely Operated Blast Initiation System) and the innovative EPC Start for hire or sale, giving you flexibility within individual projects or sites. To complement these accessories, we also offer a number of electrodes, for sale only, to enable you to keep blasting operations moving.


The EPC-UK Remote Operated Blast Initiation System (ROBIS) is a remote firing non-electric detonator initiator available for both sale and hire. With an effective useable range of up to 1,000 metres, ROBIS enables the user to fire a blast remotely with an on-bench blaster and remote trigger, helping to improve safety and encourage best practice. For more information about ROBIS contact our team today.

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EPC-UK has a wide range of seismographs for sale and for short- or long-term hire.  Our hire fleet of seismographs range from portable units to advanced fixed monitoring systems allowing the immediate access of event data via state-of-the-art online platforms, removing the need to travel to and from a monitoring location. These systems then automatically transmit data to a central location where results can be published and accessed instantly.

Our systems can measure vibration, air over pressure, noise, acceleration and more.

We offer a variety of different seismographs, working closely with our partners to ensure we provide our customers with the most innovative and technologically advanced service on the market. Talk to one of our experts today about which seismograph solution is right for your business.

EPC Start

EPC Start is a portable hand-held spark inducing non-electric detonator initiator that has been designed and is manufactured by the industry experts at EPC-UK.

Blasting accessories

EPC-UK supply a complete range of complementary blasting accessories including;

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Stemming Rods

Pig Tails

Shock Tube Initiators

‘ROBIS’ Remote Shock Tube Initiator


Cartridge Pricker

Copper Connecting Wire

Shotfiring Cable


“Plystem” Clay Stemming

Layflat Tubing

EPC Metrics case studies

EPC-UK Caernarfon-and-Bontnewydd-bypass

Keeping Bardon Hill Quarry compliant using EPC-UK’s ‘Planning to Comply’ expertise

Project: Planning to Comply
Client: Aggregate Industries
Location: Coalville, Leicestershire

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EPC-UK Caernarfon-and-Bontnewydd-bypass

Using drone surveillance capabilities to enhance quarry development planning and safety across multiple sites

Project: Drone Mapping Services
Client: Tarmac Group
Location: Multiple quarries

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Make an enquiry

To make an EPC Metrics enquiry, please contact Ryan Ward – Commercial Manager using the form, email address or telephone number below.

Telephone: 01773 832253
Email: epcmetrics@epc-groupe.co.uk

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