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Trade Names for Seal Materials

Trade Names for Materials

Trade Names for Materials Using trade names for seal materials is very popular in our division in order to define common materials. The chemical names can be quite difficult to remember and quote. Manufacturers and trade names occur for the chemical names containing the most typical compounds. The material’s chemical name is permanently retained (example: Tetrafluoroethylene-Propylene Copolymer). It is not, […]

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Eddie & Graham Celebrate 25 Years

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Twenty-Five Years of Service at M Barnwell Services M Barnwell Services, the UK’s leading independent manufacturer, stockist and distributor of fluid sealing products and services has recently celebrated the long service achievement for two of its loyal employees. Big congratulations go to Eddie Crawford (Scotland) and Graham Link (HQ) for completing their 25 years’ service. On Behalf of everyone at […]

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Precision Sealing Solutions

Precision Sealing Products for the Medical Industry M Barnwell Services is one of the UK’s largest stockist, manufacturer and distributors of Precision Sealing products for the Medical industry. For over 45 years our customers benefit from technical expertise and industry knowledge. Together with our manufacturing partners, we continue to develop industry-leading performance on all our products and deliver within short […]

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Oil Seal Failure Checklist

A guide to why your Oil Seal / Rotary Shaft Seal may fail The below Oil Seal Failure Checklist provides information about seals leakage to those involved in the application and maintenance of Rotary Shaft Seals. Identifying and correcting the cause of leakage will assist the trouble-free, efficient and extended operation. There are two parts an Oil Seal / Rotary […]

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What is Oxygen Cleaning

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What is Oxygen Cleaning / Component Cleaning? Oxygen Cleaning is a method that helps remove a variety of contaminants from components that are intended for use with either liquid or gaseous oxygen. These contaminants include oil, grease, organic or inorganic, and scale and if left alone they can cause blockages and potential risks including fires. Contaminants in an oxygen-rich system […]

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Semiconductor Manufacturing Process

Semiconductor Manufacturing Process

Semiconductor Manufacturing Process Overview: Plasma, Thermal & Wet Processes Synergistic process technologies that have some of the most demanding environments for elastomer materials are etch, ash/strip, deposition, thermal and plasma processing. They are frequently confronted throughout the manufacture of: MEMS Flat Panel Displays (FPD) LED/OLED HBLED Solar Cells (Concentrator, Multi-Crystalline, Crystalline) Logic and memory Photovoltaic cells Optoelectronics Power devices Semiconductor […]

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SB Open Letter

M Barnwell Services Ltd is open and continues its operations with enormous thanks to its staff and supply chain. We are extremely proud at this unprecedented time to support global manufacturers for new product and in their aftermarkets to service equipment that supports essential sectors which are on the front lines to stop the spread and impacts of the Coronavirus […]

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Winners of Easter Competition 2020

Easter Letter Hunt Competition 2020 WINNERS We would like to say BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our free-to-enter Easter competition! Our very special CONGRATULATIONS go to 3 lucky winners: SIAN FRAME (Birmingham) – Winner of Cadbury Ultimate Easter Basket KAREN BAKER (Dorset) – Winner of Cadbury Easter Sharing Basket STEPHEN AYRIS (Buckingham) – Winner of Cadbury Creme Eggs 48 Box […]

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RoHS Directive

RoHS Directive Overview What is RoHS? RoHS, also known as Directive 2011/65/EU, stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. Originated by the EU, it restricts the use of particular hazardous materials discovered in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE). All corresponding products in the UK market must pass RoHS compliance. EU Directive 2011/65/EU (Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in […]

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ISO23936-2

ISO23936-2

ISO23936-2 Standard Overview ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) is a global federation of national standards bodies. ISO23936 (Part 2: Elastomers) ‘’Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries – non-metallic materials in contact with media related to oil and gas production.’’ This standard portrays the procedures and requirements for the elastomeric material to qualify for use in machinery for Oil & […]

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