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Oil & Gas Industry Acronyms

Oil & Gas Acronym

The Complete Guide To Oil & Gas Industry Acronyms Learning a new language is not easy, and there is unfortunately no quick fix for learning Oil and Gas acronyms. On some occasions, use of these abbreviations often form part of a wider discussions when finding fluid sealing solutions. Improper use of acronyms can be confusing at best and embarrassing at […]

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An introduction to Bio Line Gaskets


GYLON BIO LINE/GYLON BIO-LINE PLUS GYLON BIO-PRO® and GYLON BIO-PRO® PLUS deliver best in class performance across all critical factors such as compliance, chemical compatibility, sealability, creep and dimensional stability. The seals offer a safe solution with its modified and restructured PTFE material, pre- formed and stress controlled, for all Tri-Clamp standards. It is dimensionally stable and resists intrusion into […]

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Pharmaceutical Industry CIP SIP Technologies

CIP SIP Technologies = CIP (Clean-In-Place), SIP (Steam-In-Place) CIP and SIP cleaning processes date back to the 1950s and were originally used in the food and dairy industries. Cleaning with disassembly of the equipment when changing media proved to be extremely complicated, cost-intensive, and time-consuming, so processes for cleaning in closed systems were developed. CIP and SIP processes are also […]

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Platinum Jubilee

This week we celebrate the historic milestone of Her Majesty The Queen becoming the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service with an extended bank holiday! This is how our Scottish branch are celebrating… From everyone at M Barnwell Services we wish you and your family a very happy and pleasant Platinum Jubilee weekend.

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NSF/ANSI 61 overview

NSFANSI 61 overview

What is NSF/ANSI Standard 61? NSF/ANSI 61 is a set of national standards that apply to drinking/potable water treatment. It sets out the rigorous requirements for the control of components that come into contact with drinking water or products used in the production of drinking water. It establishes the strict minimum health-effect requirements for the chemical derivatives such as impurities […]

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Press Release WRAS

BPMA’s Clarification on WRAS and Regulation 4 Compliance (May 2022) For many years, M&E consultants and other water equipment specifiers have stated that the pumping equipment being provided must be WRAS Approved. This is simply not the case. WRAS is just one of the three certification schemes available now in the UK and any one of them can offer the […]

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FDA Regulations

FDA – What is it? The Food and Drug Administration is the Federal Agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for overseeing the manufacturing and distribution of consumer products such as food, pharmaceuticals, electronic products that emit radiation, and medical devices together with the development of biological products such as cosmetics, products that treat allergies and […]

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What is Pigging?

What is Pigging and how does it work? What is Pigging – An Overview M Barnwell Services offer a comprehensive range of replacement Pipeline Pigging System Seals available in many different sizes and materials. If you would like further information about our range of products and/or services, or contact a member of the team.

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A Family Announcement

A Family Announcement It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that we regret to inform you of the passing of our father, founder, and leader, Michael Ronald Barnwell, on Thursday 14th April 2022. Mike died peacefully following a short illness. We, the family, and all within Barnwell are truly devastated by his death; he has left an unimaginably huge […]

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Product Spot Light – B390 Instant Adhesive


B390 Instant Adhesive – The Two-Part Cyanoacrylate Adhesive M Barnwell Services provide British Manufactured industrial Sealants and Adhesives for use on specific applications. All products are used in the most demanding applications including Automotive, Agriculture, Marine, Engineering, and Heavy Plant. The B390 Instant Adhesive is a two-part instant adhesive ideal for large gap filling, fast curing, and possesses high strength […]

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