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Explosion proof Hyster tow tractors for military application

Explosion proof Hyster tow tractors for military application

Pyroban® is pleased to welcome a batch of eight Hyster® Rider Tow Tractors into the works for explosion proof conversion. The tow tractors are being converted to a European military explosion proof specification for safe handling of materials within a munitions...

ATEX forklift fleet for Sun Chemical

ATEX forklift fleet for Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical Corporation has introduced a fleet of nine Pyroban explosion protected lift trucks at its site in Yate, UK, which specialises in the manufacture and storage of food packaging inks. “Safety is the number one priority on our site, as there is such a high...

Thermal control of ATEX engines – the Pyroban way

Thermal control of ATEX engines – the Pyroban way

When it comes to ATEX compliant engines used in offshore oil and gas applications, not all ATEX 3G protection is the same. Our approach to thermal control is one of the many details that sets Pyroban apart. An exhaust gas cooler and other thermal controls are listed...

Shrink wrappers a ‘forgotten danger’ in explosive atmospheres

Shrink wrappers a ‘forgotten danger’ in explosive atmospheres

Operations with potentially explosive atmospheres may be overlooking the risks presented by shrink wrapping machines, warns Pyroban. “When it comes to lift trucks operating in ATEX Zones, we find that many firms are increasingly aware of the need for explosion...

Four Pyroban HazPak 200 ATEX powerpacks for Brimmond Group

Four Pyroban HazPak 200 ATEX powerpacks for Brimmond Group

The Brimmond Group in Aberdeen has recently completed its FAT testing on four lightweight Triplex pumps featuring HazPak 200 ATEX powerpacks from Pyroban. The units will be used in tough Zone 2 hazardous area applications offshore. The new ATEX 3G IIA T3 powerpacks...

How Pyroban is meeting your offshore service needs through Covid-19

How Pyroban is meeting your offshore service needs through Covid-19

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, service and repairs are often critical in offshore Oil and Gas applications where Pyroban engine kits, Ex-engine packages and Ex-components are in use. Pyroban Field Technicians can be despatched to provide onsite support for...

Pyroban appoints new MHE Sales Manager for the UK

Pyroban appoints new MHE Sales Manager for the UK

Pyroban has appointed Matt Booth as its new Sales Manager for the UK focused on the materials handling sector. He joins Pyroban with almost a decade of experience in the materials handling sector, from a previous role focused on providing safety solutions for lift...

Is something wrong with my Ex-forklift?

Is something wrong with my Ex-forklift?

When Pyroban converts a lift truck for use in ATEX Zone 1, 2, 21, or 22 and it leaves our facility, customers can feel assured that its safety systems are working as they should. But after 12 months of heavy use and unreported impacts, how can you be confident that it...

Pyroban ends parts support for OCB – Upgrade now

Pyroban ends parts support for OCB – Upgrade now

Launched in 1999 and retired in early 2015, Pyroban has now ended parts support for its OCB (offshore control board) which was previously used as an alternative to mechanical shutdown systems on electronic controlled diesel engines. In support of customers with assets...

What is Temperature Class? Why is it important?

What is Temperature Class? Why is it important?

If you’ve recently requested a quotation from Pyroban for explosion proof equipment, you would have been asked about the Temperature Class, or T Class. For those not that familiar with the technicalities of explosion protection and why T Class is so important, Darren...

2 in 10 Ex-forklifts potentially unsafe

2 in 10 Ex-forklifts potentially unsafe

Up to 20% of explosion protected lift trucks in operation may not pass an Annual Safety Audit, reveals Pyroban. “When a lift truck leaves our facility, we can be confident that its safety systems are working as they should to help prevent ignition in a potentially...