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 For almost 50 years
ALRAD have been offering a wide range of
Machine Vision, Photonics and Laser components


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

Trading since 1970 we are based in Newbury in Berkshire in the south of England. Click here for directions to our premises.

Through our three trading divisions, Alrad Imaging, Alrad Electronics and Alrad Photonics , 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 and productivity 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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ALRAD is a long standing professional company trading since 1970
We have knowledgeable and well trained staff who have many years of applications experience in the fields of Machine Vision, Photonics and Electronics. 
We have a wealth of suppliers from across the globe whom are experts in their product field
Our suppliers are leaders in new technology 
Alrad is a leading member of the UK Industrial Vision Association who are Britain's most foremost vision group
Buy from Experts - Buy with confidence.


Machine Vision - Photonics - Electronics

New Products and Company News


New Product range
ALRAD IMAGING is pleased to announce it is now distributor in the UK for Bluevision Ltd, Japan a world leader in the manufacturer of Spectroscopic prism imaging cameras.


New Vision System page launched on our website
Machine Vision is our speciality. At Alrad we can provide you a smart camera or complete vision solution for your industrial imaging application.


New 20x Optical Zoom Camera
The Imaging Source announces the launch and immediate availability of the first in a new family of GigE zoom cameras featuring 20x optical zoom, autofocus, autoiris with Power over Ethernet (PoE). 

Quality Assurance

Alrad has a history of passionately striving to provide its customers with the best possible service.
The suppliers we use are all vetted though our in-house quality management system which is recognized by ISO9001:2015 certification through Approachable Registered.
Certificate Number 10852


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the products on our website                         


Alrad Instruments Ltd,
Alder House, Turnpike Road industrial Estate, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2NS


Email: sales@alrad.co.uk
Phone: 01635 30345
Web www.alrad.co.uk

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