Pneumatic’s Vs Hydraulics

Pneumatic’s Vs Hydraulics The pros and cons of each system. Pneumatic’s offer a very clean system, suitable for food manufacturing processes and other processes which require very low risk of contamination. Hydraulics are generally not used in these environments due to the risk of hydraulic oil leaks from faulty valves, seals or burst hoses. Pneumatic’s […]

O Ring Splicing Kit O Ring

O Ring Splicing Kit

O Ring Splicing Kit O Ring Splicing Kit  This kit contains a selection of different diameters of cord, cutting block, knife and glue. The cord is cut to the length required and glue is applied to the cut face to form an O ring. For longer lengths of o ring cord to make bigger or […]

Our Services

Our Services SEAL IDENTIFICATION Our vastly experienced technical team are on hand to help with problems you may have identifying various seals, either call us on 01858 410567 or send your seals for identification and we will quote for replacements STOCK MANAGEMENT Why not ask about our stock management call off system we can hold […]

Understanding the ins and outs of using spiral retaining rings

Retaining Rings

Spiral Retaining Rings have many advantages over standard circlips  however many engineers are still using circlips. One reason for this may be because the installation and removal methods are not commonly understood. Spiral retaining rings can be easily installed and removed with no special tooling or with simple tooling to increase efficiency. There are many […]

WRAS Approval

O Rings

What is a WRAS Approval? Any water fitting, which when installed, will carry or receive water from the public mains water supply in the UK, must comply with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations or Scottish Bylaws.  These require that a water fitting should not cause waste, misuse, undue consumption or contamination of the water […]