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Omniflex UK Ltd

44 Europa Business Park
Bird Hall Lane Cheadle Heath
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0161 428 8506
Fax : 0161 428 1373

Article archive for Omniflex UK Ltd;

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A guide to using cathodic protection systems in hazardous environments 18 November 2020

For mission-critical steel structures, like industrial pipelines, tanks and bridges, it is commonplace for cathodic protection (CP) systems to be used to protect key assets from the ongoing threat of corrosion. However, this can be easier said than done if those assets are situated in hazardous environments where sources of ignition could spark a major explosion....

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Plug-and-play radiation monitoring 09 November 2020

From Chernobyl to Fukushima, we all know how disastrous it can be when things go wrong in a nuclear facility. The nuclear industry must follow strict regulations for mission critical safety equipment, like radiological monitors, designed to keep facilities operating safely. Here, Gary Bradshaw, director of remote monitoring specialist Omniflex, discusses the role of plug-and-play wireless technology for radiological monitoring....

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Why the nuclear industry is turning to COTS systems 09 November 2020

Have you ever wondered why your memory stick disappears from the shelves of WHSmith, only to be replaced by a more powerful equivalent after six months? Or why Microsoft Office is sold in a different way to businesses and consumers? Here, Gary Bradshaw, director of remote monitoring specialist Omniflex UK, provides the answer, and explains how things are changing as new COTS equipment makes an impact in the nuclear industry....

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Givaudan takes delivery of safety alarms for UK factory 08 October 2020

Remote monitoring specialist Omniflex has delivered a project with Givaudan to rationalise how the global fragrance and flavours specialist carries out safety-critical monitoring in its UK manufacturing facility in Ashford, Kent....

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Retrofitting redundant alarms 06 October 2020

An alarming number of annunciation systems fitted during the 1980s and 1990s are redundant today, unsupported by the original manufacturer and unable to fulfil their potential. Here, Gary Bradshaw, director of critical alarm specialist Omniflex, describes two cases where the company helped customers, proving why upgrading obsolete alarm systems doesn’t have to be a costly and disruptive exercise....

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An insight into cathodic protection in hazardous areas 01 October 2020

For steel structures, like pipes, tanks and bridges, it is common for cathodic protection (CP) systems to be used to protect assets from corrosion. However, what extra considerations must be made when the assets in needs of protection are in hazardous locations?...

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Improve plant safety by updating alarm annunciators to SIL standards 23 September 2020

Updating the alarm systems of an industrial facility in line with technological advances and increasing regulations seems like a common-sense approach to safety. However, this isn’t always the case and physical alarm annunciators are often neglected and out of date. Here, Gary Bradshaw, director of Omniflex, explains the importance of keeping alarm annunciators up to date and the considerations plant managers must make in doing this....

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The silence of the alarms – How plant managers are playing with fire 21 September 2020

Here Gary Bradshaw, director of industrial remote monitoring specialist Omniflex, warns plant managers against delaying the replacement of redundant alarm systems and playing with fire....

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Optimising cathodic protection systems for hazardous environments 18 September 2020

Cathodic protection (CP) is a critical tool when it comes to combatting corrosion in crucial infrastructure. However, what considerations must you make when using CP systems to control corrosion in hazardous environments containing volatile materials?...

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Whitepaper discloses details of key nuclear projects 02 April 2020

Industry standards established at Sellafield site and on award winning National Nuclear Laboratory project distilled into white paper...