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20 July 2017

Here Vanda Jones, executive director for the British Compressed Air Society, examines the role of the trade association in modern industry, particularly in the light of the ongoing Brexit negotiations and the positive influence such organisations can have on securing our industrial future

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14 August 2014

50% reduction in differential pressure with UltraPleat® technology in comparison to the previous series.

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14 August 2014

It’s a fact. Many condensate management systems don’t meet the basic criteria the customer has a right to expect. There are many reasons; some are related to product design, some with product selection or installation and occasionally it’s the ‘wrong kind of condensate’. There are so many variables it’s easy to make mistakes.

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14 August 2014

Mark White, Market Development Manager - Industrial at Parker discusses compressed air drying solutions

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14 August 2014

Originally formed in 1989, ICS Cool Energy celebrates its 25th anniversary in the temperature control business this year, offering sales, rental and servicing divisions for a variety of industries. The company has recently acquired MTA UK, a leading European player with a full range of compressed air and gas treatment products. This new asset means ICS Cool Energy now offers clients not only advanced knowledge of compressed air solutions, but also new concepts which greatly improve energy saving

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14 August 2014

The HPC KAESER range of rotary screw compressors combine outstanding performance and energy efficiency with versatile and compact design. This enables significant cost savings to be achieved and provides customers with the opportunity to reduce the environmental impact of their compressed air installations.

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14 August 2014

Oil free air Absolute Air & Gas are the UK agents for EKOM, suppliers of high quality oil free, quiet compressors.

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17 October 2013

Silicair Dryers Limited was formed in 1967 and for over 45 years has provided the compressed air industry with air treatment solutions to remove all contaminants and provide a high quality and very dry supply of air or alternative inert gases.

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29 October 2021

VANDA JONES explains how the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) has risen to the challenges posed both by the pandemic and by Brexit, adapting its focus to ensure its members continue to receive the best possible support

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30 September 2021

Post-Brexit, we are in a new legislative framework. Here, Vanda Jones looks at some of the early opportunities for the manufacturing community, and some of the changed priorities for businesses placing goods on the UK market and working within the health and safety arena.

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29 October 2021

FROM 1 JANUARY 2021, UKCA marking replaced CE marking as the conformity assessment mark for goods placed on the market in Great Britain. Here, Tim Preece explains what this means for UK businesses

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30 September 2021

A RESEARCH study has been carried out in an aerospace machine workshop to understand why machinists rely on compressed air for cleaning work and whether increased awareness of health and safety risks would result in them adopting different cleaning methods if these were suitable and safer? Claire Bailey reports on the findings.

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30 September 2021

In a typical compressed air system, there are a wide range of contaminants that require treatment if the system is to operate safely, efficiently and cost effectively. Here, Roy Brooks outlines the basic principles of ISO 8573, the international standard for air purity (quality).

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16 September 2021

Wherever your work takes you in these uncertain times, you can rest assured that BCAS training is on hand to help – at a place and at a pace – that works for you; whether that’s the office, or the comfort of your own home.

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15 September 2021

The aim of the Pressure System Safety Regulations (SI. 2000 No 128) (PSSR) is to prevent serious injury from the hazard of stored energy as a result of the failure of a pressure system or one of its component parts. Roy Brooks discusses what this means for owners and operators of compressed air systems.

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16 September 2021

To further strengthen its support for manufacturers and suppliers across the UK’s engineering market, the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) continues to work with Reshoring UK and its other industrial engineering partners. Here, Julia Moore, chief executive at Reshoring UK explains to AirUser how this unique collaboration of 33 leading industrial engineering associations is continuing to grow.

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23 October 2020

BCAS has recently invested in a new e-learning portal. Here is an update on the latest courses on offer

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07 August 2020

Welcome to the 2020/21 edition of AirUser - Your independent guide to Air Powered Systems brought to you by the team behind the market leading Industrial Plant & Equipment magazine.

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23 October 2020

Last year, we wrote about how the uncertainty created in the wake of Brexit negotiations was bad news for business. Fast forward a few months and little did any of us foresee the challenges that Covid-19 has brought to the industrial sector!

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23 October 2020

Fiona McGarry H M Inspector of Health and Safety and Health and Safety Executive lead for engineering and metalworking fluids looks at the issues surrounding the common practice of 'blowing down' metalworking fluids

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23 October 2020

The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) provides an overview of the voluntary standards and the mandatory, technical regulations that have an impact of compressed air users.

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23 October 2020

Compressed air is used extensively as a safe and versatile source of power. Often referred to as the fourth utility, manufacturers and processors rely on its availability to power mission critical processes 24/7. However, it is not free and generating compressed air can be very energy intensive, representing between 5-30 per cent of a site’s total electricity bill, asserts Vanda Jones, Executive Director, British Compressed Air Society (BCAS)

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23 October 2020

For manufacturers and processors considering upgrading or improving, it is essential to take a full, system approach. Concentating on only one aspect of compressed air generation can reduce the potential for energy savings and users should consider all aspects of system design – from generation to air treatment to distribution and finally, the point of use. Vanda Jones, Executive Director, British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) reports

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23 October 2020

Roy Brooks, Technical Development Officer, British Compressed Air Society (BCAS)

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23 October 2020

With the initial shock of coronavirus having been absorbed, international trade issues are coming more into public discussion and reporting. Jack Semple Engineering & Machinery Alliance secretary gives us an update

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23 October 2020

Roy Books, Technical Development Officer, British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) gives an overview of the Society's new e-learning portal, which enables delegates to learn at a pace and place suited to them

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23 October 2020

Vanda Jones, Executive Director, British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) takes time to consider the concept of reshoring

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23 October 2020

In its 90th year, Vanda Jones, Executive Director, The British Compressed Air Society, looks at the Society's activities over the past 12 months

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15 April 2021

The Delta Blower Generation 5 is a combination of successful characteristics developed in previous generations merged with new technical innovations that already meet the market requirements of the future.

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15 April 2021

The Delta Blower Generation 5 is a combination of successful characteristics developed in previous generations merged with new technical innovations that already meet the market requirements of the future.

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16 January 2020

Oil lubricated screw air compressors from ELGi are the backbone of varied industrial applications. The oil lubricated range of screw compressors offers cost-effective, long-lasting compressed air solutions suitable for light to heavy duty industrial applications.

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15 April 2021

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