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We have capacity....

Can we do anything else for you ? Over the last few years we have set our stall out with buckets of training, new cranes, CNC plasma and welding gear, and FINALLY we have spare capacity to turn on, so we should cope comfortably with whatever…

Gordon sizes up his next job !

Gordon knows how to tackle this - with a conservative estimate of 5 vessels a week (not all this big) he's assembled and welded over 8000 Vessels over the last 37 years at Abbotts - not limited to welding, Gordon keeps us supplied with eggs…

CAD/CAM Pipe Development

Some nifty work with pipe development software and our CNC profile burner #CNC  This has made light work of developing the correct whole shape, size and position to fit these tangential branches straight into this manifold /air pig with…

DIY Vessel Welding 

Pressure vessel back for "refurb" - Someone's bodged a few extra connections since we made it  - I've seen dodgy welding but this takes the biscuit  !  The painting isn't much better !  Nothing we can't sort with a skilled…

The History of ASME - boiler and pressure vessel code

Why ASME was formed - and mandatory but only in the USA. The following excerpt from ASME gives an insight into the evolution of this boiler and pressure vessel code. The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (B&PVC) was conceived in…

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…

The Art of Welding

Desperate to glamorise vessel welding we photograph Sean putting some metal down ! Yes it takes a certain type to like this ! - Thanks for the photo Terry !

Welding dissimilar metals

We have a broad and growing range of weld procedures Welding stainless steel to carbon steel requires special procedures and consumables Here is Luke one of our crack welders (Crack as in "elite" - not any other sort of crack) burning the midnight…

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…

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…

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)…