The Importance of Using LPS Certified Contractors

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Stancold Are LPS Accredited Installers

When undergoing any major structural refurbishments within your business premises, finding the right contractor to complete the job is very important. Of course, their costs and reputation play a huge part in the process, but proven experience and qualifications in the field are second to none. Where structures are installed to protect personnel, products and […]

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The Importance of Firewalls in Data Centres

They are facilities that you will almost never see signposted if you’re passing and their multi-layered security precautions, both physical and virtual, ensure its contents are free from external threat. This means that the design and build of a data centre, or colocation facility as they’re also known, cannot be understated for reducing vulnerability to […]

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Food trends in 2019

Keeping Up with Current Trends – How Can Food Manufacturers Do More?

Food trends are changing at a rate of knots. Over recent years, consumers have become much savvier in their choices when it comes to what they’re putting in their bodies and what they want to know from manufacturers. From vegetarianism and veganism to allergy awareness, the UK’s dietary requirements are now more intricate, where brands […]

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Firewall installation

What To Consider For Your Firewall Installation

There are several different components to consider when thinking about installing fire-rated industrial partitions, all requiring equal consideration and understanding. Firewalls are needed in a number of different scenarios, whether that be as a regulatory requirement within an existing building or as part of new large-scale industrial developments. For example, if a vast warehouse space […]

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Industry Spotlight: Mortuary Chillers

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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Installing composite panels in a food factory

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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Aeronautical cleanroom facility installed by Stancold

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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Designing clean rooms and labs

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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Installing composite panels for distribution centre

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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