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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...

Stiff competition at Pyroban’s Pinewood Derby

Stiff competition at Pyroban’s Pinewood Derby

The team at Pyroban recently hosted a socially-distanced, Covid-secure Pinewood Derby, a competition where entrants make a 180mm long wooden car and race them down a 15m wooden track. Pinewood derbies are often organised by cub scout groups and have been running for...

Pyroban is a BREXIT ready ATEX manufacturer

Pyroban is a BREXIT ready ATEX manufacturer

In preparation for BREXIT at the end of this year, Steve Noakes, General Manager of Pyroban Ltd provides a clear message about what BREXIT means for Pyroban and our customers. First, there is no need for confusion. Pyroban is a Great British (GB) manufacturer already...

Rob Vesty to retire after 20 years at Pyroban

Rob Vesty to retire after 20 years at Pyroban

After more than 20 years with Pyroban, Rob Vesty, Sales Manager for the UK and Ireland, will shortly be retiring from the company. Rob has been an integral part of the Pyroban team and is well known throughout the materials handling industry across the UK and Ireland....