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23 June 2020
In-Spec Manufacturing Ltd is a provider of high quality steel fabrication, welding & marine services based in Middlesbrough. Thanks to their expertise and wide-range of skills they adapt themselves to varying projects in terms of complexity & size within a variety of sectors: Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Renewable energy & Marine services.
14 April 2020
Norlec Sheet Metal – one of the UK’s premier sheet metal manufacturers – is based in Leyland, Lancashire. Its modern 55,000 square feet factory houses some impressive high-tech equipment, such as CNC laser profiling machines, CNC punching and folding machines, automatic power presses, and a modern, state of the art, powder coating process with an online Oxsilan pre-treatment system.
30 March 2020
Energas, an Air Liquide Company, recently launched ‘Qlixbi’, a series of breakthrough innovations that revolutionise their customers experience in the welding sector. Qlixbi, a brand new packaged gas cylinder offer has been designed in close collaboration with a large group of professional welders, to make sure the new innovative offer significantly improves welders’ everyday tasks…
17 December 2019
When we think of blacksmiths, the typical image is that of a leather-aproned man pounding out a horseshoe with coke fires and power hammers. What we don’t often imagine is anything artistic, modern or female. Until now.
30 April 2019
At first glance, there appears to be little difference between the argon gas mixtures offered by the various suppliers, but Air Liquide’s relaunched ARCAL range has some very special features.
18 December 2018
Large and medium-sized companies usually have their gas cylinders delivered by truck, but for smaller companies or domestic customers this is usually not the case. These users will often transport cylinders by van, or even by passenger car. This is not a problem in itself, if the appropriate safety regulations are properly observed. Kristian Dixon and David Hopper, Head of Safety - both from Air Liquide UK - explain what you need to look out for:
12 November 2018
Air Liquide customers can choose from several options for the delivery of industrial gases. The most common choices are packaged gas, which is supplied in individual cylinders or cylinder packs, and bulk on site. For the latter, a fixed gas tank is installed at the customer’s site. Having options is critical for any industry, but how do you decide whether to opt for packaged gas or bulk on site?
16 October 2018
Packaged gas - the supply of industrial gases in gas cylinders and bundles - has been and continues to be one of the most important sectors of Air Liquide’s business. Chris Lewis Facility Manager at the Air Liquide site in Coleshill (United Kingdom), explains how the cylinders are filled safely and accurately.
21 April 2018
At first sight, there seems to be little point in comparing the packaged gas offerings of different suppliers with each other. The products seem almost identical, leaving only pricing as a differentiator. In practice, however, there is much more to it than that…