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Elastomers for Food Water and Dairy

Elastomers for Food Water and Dairy

Food-grade Rubbers for Hygienic Industries M Barnwell Services understand the specific and very demanding requirements sealing materials must meet in Food, Dairy, and Water industries. Over the last 50 years, we have gained knowledge and expertise in chemically resistant food grade elastomer seals for use with hostile media observed in Clean-in-Place (CIP) and Steam-in-Place (SIP) routines and high-temperature steam sterilisation. […]

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EC2023/2006 Regulation

Good Manufacturing Practice Regulation (EC) 2023/2006 Regulation EC2023/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council. “Good manufacturing practice for materials and articles intended to come into contact with food” EC2023/2006 Regulation defines scope, definitions, quality assurance (QA) / quality control (QC) systems, and the documentation. Manufacturers should know that the EC1935/2004 Regulation defines the requirement for food contact material […]

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O Ring Basics Handbook

O Ring Basics Handbook

Everything to know about O Rings This is an O Ring Basics Handbook that will help you understand the fundamentals of O Ring Seals. Elastomers are different compared to any other material used by engineers. For example, plastic or metal components are most likely failing when visibly deformed. When it comes to an O Ring, in order for it to […]

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Viton™ O Rings vs Nitrile O Rings

Comparison of two of the most commonly used elastomers – Viton™ O Rings vs Nitrile O Rings As two of the most widely used elastomers, Viton™ (FKM/FPM) and Nitrile (NBR) have some great properties. Both provide a supreme compression set and have an extensive range of purposes in both domestic and industrial installations. Nevertheless, they’re not totally equal in their […]

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EC1935/2004 Regulation

EC1935/2004

Food Contact Materials Regulation (EC) 1935/2004 Previous requirements for Food Contact Materials (FCM) varied significantly from country to country. In 2004, the European Commission decided to establish a single piece of legislation to standardise it within the EU. They particularly focused on EC1935/2004, which controls the requirements on materials for food contact applications. M Barnwell Services provides a wide range […]

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Seals Supplier Aberdeen

OIL AND GAS SEALS SCOTLAND

The UK’s largest independent stockist, manufacturer, and distributor of Seals and Gaskets   Seals Supplier Aberdeen and Scotland. For 50 years M Barnwell Services has supplied specialist seals and gaskets to all industries in and around Aberdeenshire. Customers can count on us for next-day delivery, short lead times, and guidance on material selection for their sealing application. The experienced team […]

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USP Class VI

What is USP? The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific organisation that focuses on setting and developing standards for healthcare, food ingredients, medications, dietary supplements, and medical technologies. What is USP Class VI? The sequence of tests is made up of six classes, and Class VI is deemed the most rigorous and thorough. USP Class VI applies to one […]

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Winners of Easter Competition 2021

Easter “How many eggs in the jar?” Competition 2021 WINNERS We would like to say BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Easter competition! The number of items in each jar was: Jar No. 1 – Easter Eggs – 148 Jar No. 2 – O Rings – 234 Jar No. 3 – Circlips – 147 Our very special […]

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Easter Competition 2021

Easter Competition 2021

“How many eggs in the jar?” Competition 2021 Take part in M Barnwell Services’ Easter Competition 2021 “How many eggs in the jar?” and win one of three fantastic Cadbury’s prizes – Cadbury Ultimate Easter Basket, Cadbury Easter Sharing Basket, or a Cadbury Créme Eggs 48 Box. From Monday 8th March 2021, there will be 3 jars hidden within the […]

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PS-SEAL® Non-Standard lip materials

Garlock PS-SEAL® Non-Standard lip materials for dynamic applications For a number of years, Garlock’s Fluoroelastomer (FKM/FPM) PS-SEAL® Standard with a GYLON® Black lip is known for its industry-leading reliability when sealing critical applications. However, when the sealing requirement requires an alternative solution to an FKM, Garlock also created the PS-SEAL® Non-Standard. Generally, the Garlock PS-SEAL® Non-Standard seal can be easily […]

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