Industry Spotlight: Mortuary Chillers

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Winter is often a very difficult time for the country’s health service. With the weather getting colder and immune systems weakening during this time, hospital admissions generally rise and unfortunately so do the number of deaths. The Office for National Statistics noted that during the 2016 to 2017 Winter period, there were an estimated 34,300 […]

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The Importance of Aluminium Honeycomb Core in Cleanrooms

As we’ve visited in a previous blog post, there is lots to consider when choosing the make-up of your cleanroom. As facilities used for pharmaceutical processing, medical device testing and research laboratories amongst others, their closely regulated environments are critical to prevent airborne particles from causing contamination to the processes inside. What Is Aluminium Honeycomb […]

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Composite Panels – The Future of Firewalls

Firewalls. A crucial part of a building’s internal safety structure and often now a compulsory factor in insurance compliance. This form of passive fire protection enables a potential fire outbreak to be contained to one area until it is discovered or tended to, therefore preventing its spread and causing further damage. This structure complements active […]

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6 Tips For Preserving Fruit and Vegetables in Cold Storage

When storing fresh produce, such as fruit and vegetables, you must ensure appropriate measures are in place to lengthen storage life and maintain quality. Cold storage, from small modular units to complete storage fit-outs, is crucial for your business if you play a part in taking fresh produce from the field through to the consumer. […]

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What To Consider When Choosing Walls For Your Cleanroom

When designing and planning a controlled environment such as a cleanroom, one of the most important things to think about is what materials you need for your cleanroom walls. They need to keep out airborne particles that may cause contamination and be designed to allow you to control temperature, humidity and air flow. As cleanrooms […]

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7 Things To Consider When Expanding Your Food Facility

As your business grows, you will want to start thinking about building an extension to your food facility to make sure that your production can meet demand. Whether you are installing a new factory or adding to an existing one, there are several important factors to consider before you start the design and planning installation. […]

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What Are The Differences in ISO Cleanroom Classifications?

The International Standards Organisation uses the standard ISO 14644 to outline the approach for the design, classification and operation of cleanrooms. ISO 14644 has a ranking system for cleanrooms running from ISO 1 to 9. The system is rated on the number of airborne particles per m³ and the size of those particles, with 1 […]

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Why Is Firestopping So Important?

When considering the design and installation of a new industrial partition or fire-rated room it is essential to consider passive fire protection. Commercial buildings are often busy places where people come and go, so ensuring that the building and the people inside it are kept safe, especially as these environments can often lend themselves to […]

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Active Fire Protection vs Passive Fire Protection

When you think about the elements put in place to protect your home or office from fire, the first things that usually come to mind are the alarms and fire extinguisher. You will have certainly undertaken a fire drill in your office and heard the alarm being tested, and if you have been unlucky, set […]

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7 Tips To Improve Your Cold Storage Efficiency

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to cold storage is maintaining the right temperature. Mainly used for food, pharmaceuticals and other perishable items, keeping the temperature constant is not only essential for the product but will also keep running costs to a minimum. Here are our quick tips for ensuring that your cold […]

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