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ISO3601 Overview

ISO3601 Overview – ISO3601-1, ISO3601-2, ISO3601-3, ISO3601-4 and ISO3601-5 ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) is a global federation of national regulations bodies. ISO3601 is a standard. ISO3601 – Fluid Power Systems – O Rings The Fluid Power Systems, power is remitted and directed via a fluid (gas or liquid) under stress inside a closed circle. To avert leakage or […]

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Outgassing

How to overcome the consequences of Outgassing Outgassing is defined as “the release of a gas that was dissolved, trapped, frozen, absorbed or adsorbed in some materials’’. Parts of rubber formulation, decomposition products of the ingredients or other gasses trapped in the polymer composition during the moulding process can turn unstable and be released under vacuum conditions. Visual Indications and […]

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Customers Raise £82 for Cancer Research UK

As part of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) M Barnwell Services are required to gain service feedback from its customers. To comply, a selection of customers were sent a multiple choice questionnaire. A £1 charity donation was provided for every completed questionnaire. M Barnwell Services MD Mike Barnwell said: “I am delighted that so many of our customers […]

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2019

Everyone at M Barnwell Services would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2019!   CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES Monday 24th December 2018 – CLOSED Tuesday 25th December 2018 – CLOSED Wednesday 26th December 2018 – CLOSED Thursday 27th December 2018- OPEN Friday 28th December 2018 – OPEN   NEW YEAR OPENING […]

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We Have a Winner 2018

”WIN a Hamper” Christmas Competition Winner 2018 We would like to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our free-to-enter Christmas Competition – ”WIN a Hamper”! Our very special congratulations go to Ruth Martin (Belfast), the winner of the wonderful Fortnum & Mason Classic Christmas Hamper! The Christmas Competition was a HUGE success for the fourth year running. […]

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Christmas Competition 2018

”WIN A Hamper” Christmas Competition 2018 M Barnwell Services are giving you the chance to win a Fortnum & Mason Classic Christmas Hamper. From Monday 12th November 2018 there will be TWELVE Christmas anagrams hidden within the pages of the M Barnwell Services’ website. To win the prize hamper, all you have to do is find all TWELVE, unscramble the […]

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Exhibitions & Trade Shows

Fluid Sealing Products & Services Trade Shows M Barnwell Services will be attending the following fluid sealing trade shows. Click on each one for more information. January 2019 Name: Lamma Date: 8th – 9th January Industry:  AGRI Location: Birmingham Website: http://www.lammashow.com/ Name: Autosport International Date: 11th – 12th January Industry:  AUTO Location: Birmingham Website: https://www.autosportinternational.com/ February 2019 Name: Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Date: 5th – 7th February Industry:  MRO Location: Farnborough […]

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Gasket Installation Guide

Gasket Installation – Best Practices The performance of a gasket relies on a number of elements, including: Component being sealed Flange design Type and quality of the material How the gasket is installed and tightened onto the flanges The volume of pressure applied to the gasket by the bolts Sometimes, the most basic reason for leakage in bolted couplings is […]

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How does an O Ring work?

What is an O Ring and how does it work? O Ring Basics The O Ring is one of the most standard and easiest types of seal for dynamic and static installations. The design of the O Ring’s groove is fairly straightforward. A dependable and economical seal is acquired by following well-developed principles for groove geometry. The primary reason an […]

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Shore A Hardness

What is a Shore A Hardness and why is it important? What is a Shore durometer? The Shore durometer is an instrument used for measuring the material’s hardness, generally rubbers, elastomers, and polymers. The Shore A hardness measurement is called ‘’durometer’’. Tests are carried out on cured rubber according to ASTM D2240, and on a complete O Ring according to […]

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