Established in 1948 by George “Monty” Pratley, the Pratley stable of companies rests on a foundation of research and innovation. Drawing from 75 years of experience, Pratley has filed more than 350 patents worldwide and is involved in the manufacturing and marketing of brand leading Adhesive products to global markets. View Pratley’s History.
For 75 years, the Pratley brand has been fixed in the minds of D.I.Y enthusiasts and industrial users as a market leading manufacturer of ultra-high performance adhesives. (One of which, Pratley Putty®, is the only South African product to have gone to the moon!) The range includes: DIY and Industrial Epoxies, Acrylic Adhesives, Anaerobic Adhesives, Cyanoacrylates, Sealants, Hybrid systems, Special Performance Industrial Adhesives and Decoupage Craft Products. Pratley manufactures over 800 products, has filed more than 350 patents world-wide and is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited organisation.
Pratley products can be found in many international mines, petrochemical plants and collieries including those of Sasol, Chevron, Natref, Anglo Platinum, Anglo Gold, Mosgas Offshore, AECI, De Beers, Exxaro, Amcoal and many more. Our market leading electrical products serve the industrial, mining, construction, petrochemical and consumer markets in many countries around the globe. Pratley manufactures over 800 products, has filed more than 350 patents world-wide and is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited organisation.
The divisions of Pratley include:
- Pratley Electrical
Drawing from 75 years of industry experience, we pride ourselves in the manufacturing and distribution of highly innovative Electrical Cable Glands, Electrical Junction Boxes and related accessories for both normal and explosive atmospheres. Those variants for use in explosive atmospheres comply with international IECEx Standards for Ex n, Ex e and Ex d explosion protected equipment. Many Pratley cable glands and junction boxes also comply with the European ATEX directive..
- Pratley Adhesives
Brand leading, ultra-high performance DIY and industrial adhesive producer. One particular product, Pratley Putty, is the only South African product to have gone to the moon! The range includes ultra-high strength Epoxies, Anaerobic Thread Lockers & Gasket Makers, Silicones, Acrylics, Cyanoacrylates, Tapes and Epoxy/Urethane Hybrids, high gloss epoxy coatings as well as a range of innovative decoupage and craft products.
- Pratley Minerals
This affiliate division actively produces unique Perlite and Clinoptilolite (zeolite) mineral products. The ores are processed using exclusively developed proprietary technology to produce some remarkable eco-friendly and energy saving mineral products for applications such as; ultra-lightweight concrete screeds, thermally insulating & energy saving plasters and screeds, food & beverage filtration, chemical filtration, pollution-control, liquid spill clean-ups, water treatment & filtration, soil remediation, swimming pool/pond filtration and farming. Clinoptilolite was also used to clean-up the Chernobyl, Fukushima and Three Mile Island nuclear disasters.
"We have a Policy Statement that says, Pratley policy is to produce products that out-perform all other directly competing products on the world market. Every Pratley employee lives and breathes by this statement. It is the cornerstone of what we do."