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PPAP

What is PPAP

What is PPAP? M Barnwell Services provide ISIR (Initial Sample Inspection Report) and PPAP on selected items which consists of 5 levels, most commonly being 2/3. PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) is the automotive industry standard that ensures production specification and engineering design requirements are met. Providing PPAP documentation ensures that suppliers and customers have a precise understanding of the […]

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Christmas Competition 2021

Fortnum & Mason Christmas Hamper Competition

Find the Santa – WIN a Hamper! M Barnwell Services are giving you the chance to win a Fortnum & Mason Classic Christmas Hamper worth £185. From Friday 19th November 2021 there will be 12 Santas hidden within the pages of the M Barnwell Services’ website. To win the prize hamper all you have to do is find all 12 […]

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Heritage Seals

Heritage Seals

M Barnwell Services Heritage Seals for WW2 Tank Restoration M Barnwell Services, the UK’s leading distributor, manufacturer, and stockist of fluid sealing products provide seals for vehicle restorations. A military history enthusiast used Barnwell Heritage Seals to restore the engine of a 1943 SdKfz 2. NSU HK101 Kettenkrade Tank, pictured below: M Barnwell Services has 1.4 million Oil Seals / […]

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Can O-Rings be used in Non-Circular Groove Patterns?

O Ring Non-Circular Groove

O Rings To Fit In Non-Circular Grooves Contrary to popular belief, O-Rings can be used in rectangular and non-circular groove patterns (Also known as ‘racetrack grooves’, ‘wandering grooves’ or ‘custom plan views’ non-circular grooves). However, there are certain rules to follow. The main design consideration when using an O-Ring in these applications is the corner or the smallest radius. The […]

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Exhibitions & Trade Shows

Fluid Sealing Products & Services Exhibitions List

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. October / November 2021 Name: PHEX Date: October 6-7 2021 Manchester / November 17-18 2021 London Industry: Plumbing & Heating Location: London, Manchester Website: http://www.phexshow.co.uk/ October 2021 Name: Sifer Date: 26-28 October 2021 Industry:  Rail Location: Lille […]

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Dalek™ Seal Kit

Dalek Seal Kit

Create Your Own Dalek Using A Barnwell Dalek Seal Kit M Barnwell Services, the UK’s number one distributor, manufacturer, and stockist of fluid sealing products, supply enthusiasts of the legendary BBC Sci-Fi series ‘Doctor Who’ with our Dalek™ Seal Kit (Oil Seals). Barnwell provided an avid fan based in Australia with our ‘Dalek™ Seal Kit’. They used our kit to […]

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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

EC2023/2006

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 Cross Section

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

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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