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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…

Will it fit out the door ?

"Almost probably" was the confident answer ....   ...  followed by the buzz of a stihl saw and 8 inches of brickwork removed from either side - British engineering problem solving at its finest ! This was 2005 before we "properly"…

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…

Steam Flash Vessels by Abbotts

Look at these photos below - Despite looking like a cross between Doctor Who and Gullivers Travels these two pressure vessels have been dispatched to Singapore where they will be Installed deep inside a rig where they will then travel all the…

Pressure Vessels for Export

our trusty 4t forklift "Sebastian" ready to lift a hydrophore (aka expansion vessel / membrane vessel / surge tank /accumulator tank etc)      Designed and built to be used on in The Middle East for drinking water. With DWI approved…

Pressure Vessels for Export

our trusty 4t forklift "Sebastian" ready to lift a hydrophore (aka expansion vessel / membrane vessel / surge tank /accumulator tank etc)      Designed and built to be used on in The Middle East for drinking water. With DWI approved…

Are you ready for your weld test ?

These weld test plates are production samples welded at the same time as the pressure vessel seam is welded.The test pieces are cut out and systematically destroyed using some highly imaginative techniques, We mostly we bend them…

15 CU.M Pressure Vessels

These 3 large pressure vessels make a nice lorry full.CE Marked and PED compliant using PD5500:2012 Painted a jaunty blue colour for compressed air - should be good for a few years !

HSE Guidelines on Risk Assessment of Pressure Vessels for users - full report attached

Owners and users of  pressure vessels have the option to manage the integrity of their plant and plan inspection from assessments of the risks of failure. They need to be able to demonstrate that the risk assessment and inspection planning…

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…