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Insight: Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR) If pressure equipment fails in use, it can injure or kill people nearby and cause serious damage to property. Every year hundreds of cases are reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) – some resulting in fatal injury, some causing damage to property but nearly all result […]

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Set up by Charlotte’s Granddad Roy Emmett on 7th October 1980, Airmech is still a family run business. Currently managing the business is Keith Brown, Charlotte’s Father, assisted by Charlotte (who married earlier this year – some of you may have noticed a name change from Brown to Foley!). Over the years, Airmech has built […]

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In our previous blog, we evaluated the importance of condensate management in a compressed air system. Another important subject controlled by legal requirements is the provision of breathable air being used by a person in the execution of a work-related task.     Legal Requirements COSHH regulations state that “As an employer, there is a […]

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Condensate is a chemically aggressive fluid which consists of mostly water but also some oil and dirt. It is an unavoidable by-product of air compression, and legislation regarding disposal needs observing carefully to avoid the substantial fines associated with non-compliance. The Water Resources Act (1991) states that it is an offence to knowingly pollute controlled […]

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Whether your existing compressed air equipment is becoming unreliable or you want to get ahead of competitors by investing in new technology; it is imperative that you make good financial decisions that work for your business. Along with our chosen finance partner, Airmech can assist you in selecting the option that makes good business sense […]

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A Health Technical Memorandum, known as HTM 2022, sets high standards for the quality of clinical air in Health Authority premises. Private practices are not required to conform, but it is assumed that proficient Dentists would take on board and implement recommendations as set out in HTM 2022 so that best practice is promoted. When […]

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The EU F-Gas Regulation no. 842/2006 imposes obligations onto ‘equipment operators’ to minimise emissions of F-Gases (including HFCs – the most common type of refrigerant) which affect global warming if released into the air. The legal responsibility for adherence to the regulations is on the equipment operators as they have power over the technical functioning […]

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We are excited to announce that Nuneaton-based Airmech Compressed Air Engineers are now working in partnership with ABAC UK. We have been authorised to distribute several of ABAC UK’s industrial piston air compressor ranges. We would encourage anyone looking for a small and reliable air compressor to contact us right away. With competitive prices and many […]

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For any Company, it is essential that machinery and equipment is running efficiently and effectively. For industrial manufacturing and engineering companies it is imperative.  The dependence on each section to produce their component at the right time means that if a machine fails, the downtime can be devastating. Consequently, most pro-active industrial businesses have some […]

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To meet the growing demand for its speciality tooling products, Cogsdill Nuneaton Limited have relocated to a new 29,000ft² facility on Bermuda Industrial Estate. To Cogsdill it was imperative that the new factory had a first-rate compressed air system and they selected an aluminium pipework installation as their solution. By choosing this option, Cogsdill were […]

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