Updated BCGA code on filling ratios

18 January 2017By

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has issued an updated revision of its Code of Practice 35 (COP35) – Filling ratios and developed pressures for liquefied compressed gases.

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The Smart-Hose safety system

13 January 2017By

Smart-Hose Technologies introduces High Pressure Teflon Acetylene Break-Away


IIR launches new International Journal of Refrigeration online service

11 January 2017By

As of January 2017, International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) membership will now also give members access to the complete archives of the Journal online.

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Smart-Hose unveils Break-Away technology

5 January 2017By

Philadelphia-based Smart-Hose Technologies has unveiled its “revolutionary” Break-Away hose assembly technology that has been designed to protect facilities from both dangerous hose failures and pull-away incidents.

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Det-Tronics releases explosion-proof smoke detector

5 January 2017By

Gas detection system manufacturer Det-Tronics has released a new explosion-proof smoke detector that is suitable for hazardous, industrial and commercial applications.


EIGA issues updated waste gas cylinder guidelines

28 December 2016By

The European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) has issued updated guidelines on the management of waste gas cylinders.

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Butler Gas redesigns cylinder service change process

22 December 2016By

Butler Gas Products, an independent packaged gas manufacturer and distributor, has redesigned its internal cylinder change of service process to fully comply with the Compressed Gas Association’s (CGA’s) new standards for operational excellence.


BCGA highlights dangers of gas misuse

23 November 2016By

As part of a campaign to raise awareness about the risks of misusing industrial, food and medical gases, the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has updated its ‘L7, The Dangers of Misusing Gases’ guide.

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Linde improves heat treatment furnace safety

16 November 2016By

Linde LLC’s protective-atmosphere safety monitoring system has helped companies operating heat treatment furnaces to improve safety procedures.

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BCGA representatives promote international safety standards

15 November 2016By

Two representatives from British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) member companies have been appointed to crucial standardisation roles, which feature a global remit to ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality.

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New compression fitting and safety cable from VPInstruments

10 November 2016By

VPInstruments has introduced a new reliable and easy to use compression fitting and safety cable for all VPFlowCopes models of flow meters.


WITT unveils new safety relief valves

26 October 2016By

The new passive protection devices prevent serious accidents by relieving pressure before excess pressure can build up and become dangerous to systems and people.

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Air Products South Africa promotes workplace safety

10 October 2016By

Following his appointment in July, Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd’s new Managing Director Rob Richardson reinforced the company’s strong safety values during his first site visit in his new role.

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