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An Inspector Calls

Ahh JB Priestly I hear you say ! .. Alas no, here at Abbotts the inspector tends to be from an insurance company or classification society - today our inspector is Steve Dickson (LHS) from BV - Bureau Veritas ! Seen below inspecting a vessel…

Pressure Vessel Relief Valves and Spares

We stock a range of standard Relief Valves, #valves, ball valves, gaskets and other fittings for air receivers and pressure vessels. Just an excuse to post a photo of something less "heavily engineered" really but if you send an enquiry for…

HSE report on Failed Air Receivers ( not Abbotts !)

10 air receivers were tested and 10 air receivers failed. There are massive savings (and PROFITS) to be made by reducing the shell of an air receiver by 1mm. The 25% savings by taking 1mm off a 4mm thick Air Receiver is massive, and so is…

CAD & 3D modelling software development for Pressure Vessels

07/01/15 closing 14/01/15 We are looking for an experienced SQL / Database programmer to assist us with further development of our highly bespoke pressure vessel estimating, design and manufacture software - please email purchasing@air-receivers.co.uk…

Seasons Greetings & Air Receivers ON TIME !

One last (but urgent) lorry load of air receivers and pressure vessels despatched on time for our valued customers ready for installation in various factories throughout the UK during the Christmas closures. Abbotts thanks its customers for…

Vacuum Receiver Implodes - Video

Watch this ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zz95_VvTxZM Just as the design of a regular pressure vessel is critical, so is that of a vacuum tank or vacuum vessel.. Or else ... Not one of ours - and not designed or intended for vacuum anyway…

Vessel Manufacturer or Vessel Fabricator ?

We manufacture AND fabricate pressure vessels WHATEVER the two terms mean ! Following a chat with a (highly respected) customer we decided the terms were synonymous, but perhaps a pressure vessel manufacturer runs more of a production line…

Recently hatched receivers !

This little batch of air receivers hatched this week - behind is the mother manifiold who will feed the hatchlings with air until they can fend for themselves on a. Oil rig all by themselves - sweet !

New 5 Tonne Crane arrives

This 5 Tonne hoist called "Rupert" covers the new bay here at Abbotts giving us another 3000 square feet of production area for lighter pressure vessels and sub assemblies and air receivers
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ASME U-Stamp

We regularly receive enquiries for pressure vessels and air receivers to the ASME design code with a U-stamp requirement - very often the U-stamp is not required! The American market tends to look after itself for the manufacture, supply…

Update on Rednal Pneumatics

I have been asked frequently of the situation with Rednal Pneumatics as we had a lot of customers in common, many of whom have been left without a reliable supplier. Here is an update on the company 23/11/12 REDNAL PNEUMATICS LTD (reg No.05506142)…

Old Cool Technology Air Receivers and Pressure Vessels

There are still many old Cool Technology Limited (then Vessel Technology limited or just VESSTECH) Air Receivers and Pressure Vessels knocking about and coming up for auction on EBay. Not knowing the history of used vessels can be a concern…