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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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Retrofitting obsolete alarm annunciators 04 October 2021

When it comes to industrial alarm annunciators, many facilities suffer from issues relating to obsolescence management. As many former alarm system manufacturers are no longer in business, sites haven’t updated the original systems that were installed decades ago....

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Changing negative attitudes towards alarms 05 May 2021

If the oil light comes on in your car and you ignore it, it isn’t your car’s fault if you have a breakdown. The same principle applies to alarm annunciators. They alert operators to an abnormal condition, but operators must then take action to avoid serious consequences....

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Omniflex certified to manufacture intrinsically safe systems for use in hazardous areas 15 April 2021

Omniflex has gained IECEx certification to manufacture intrinsically safe electrical equipment for the global market, supplementing its existing hazardous area equipment approvals. Certification facilitated the delivery of an intrinsically safe cathodic protection (CP) system with remote monitoring and testing to help combat corrosion at NSW Port’s Bulk Liquid Berth 1 (BLB1) site in Sydney Harbour....

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The importance of networking radiological protection equipment 03 February 2021

Arguably, there is no industry as highly regulated as the nuclear sector and none where mission-critical safety systems matter more. Here, Gary Bradshaw, Director of remote monitoring specialist Omniflex, explains how the nuclear sector can benefit by adopting new systems that save time and money while also improving plant safety....

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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?...