Safely Transporting Gas Cylinders – Industry Best Practice

Transporting gas cylinders can be a safety risk – especially when it comes to those containing toxic, flammable and asphyxiant gases. In the event of a serious crash, cylinders can be damaged and start to leak – with potentially catastrophic consequences. This is why it’s essential for drivers transporting gas cylinders in vehicles to take [...]

2021-04-08T12:02:39+01:00April 8th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Safely Transporting Gas Cylinders – Industry Best Practice

Maintaining Gas Quality in Medical Gas Cylinders – Valves with Residual Pressure Devices

In medical gas cylinders – ensuring the quality of the gas inside can be a matter of life or death. Contamination of the gases inside can lead to serious problems. In addition to causing corrosion inside the cylinder, contamination can render the gas inside useless, or in the worst cases, harmful. It’s vital that cylinder [...]

2021-03-11T11:59:26+00:00March 11th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Maintaining Gas Quality in Medical Gas Cylinders – Valves with Residual Pressure Devices

January 2021 Social Media Round Up

Welcome to January's social media round up; a look through some of our most engaged curated content during the last month across our social media channels. Check back next month for February’s top content or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date with the latest industry news. Medical Oxygen UK oxygen capacity remains [...]

2021-02-01T16:05:02+00:00February 1st, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on January 2021 Social Media Round Up

December 2020 Social Media Round Up

Firstly, from all the team at AMS Composite Cylinders, we’d like to wish you all a very safe, healthy, happy and prosperous 2021! Welcome to December’s social media round-up; a look through some of our most engaged curated content during the last month across our social media channels. Check back next month for January’s top [...]

2021-01-03T12:18:57+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on December 2020 Social Media Round Up

Medical Gas Cylinders and Colour Coding – Standardising the System

Whether it’s a medical emergency, or a fire – having the ability to quickly identify the contents of a medical gas cylinder is essential. Following a standardised colour coding system for medical gas cylinders is one of the easiest ways to achieve this – and there is a British Standard Colour Coding System (BS EN [...]

2020-12-09T14:27:27+00:00December 9th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Medical Gas Cylinders and Colour Coding – Standardising the System

November 2020 Social Media Round Up

Welcome to November’s social media round up, a look through some of our most engaged curated content during the last month across our social media channels. Check back next month for December’s top content or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date with the latest industry news. Medical Oxygen Managing Medical Oxygen at [...]

2020-12-01T16:10:57+00:00December 1st, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on November 2020 Social Media Round Up

Managing Medical Oxygen at Home – Important BCGA Guidelines

Thousands of people across the UK require medical oxygen treatment at home – and this number is rising every year. Respiratory conditions such as COPD are increasing, and with the coronavirus pandemic, the potential long-term impact of Covid-19 is underlying the importance of effectively managing respiratory conditions in the home with medical oxygen. Recently, AMS [...]

2020-11-24T08:29:19+00:00November 24th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Managing Medical Oxygen at Home – Important BCGA Guidelines

Choosing the Right Gas Cylinder – Type 1, Type 2, Type 3 or Type 4?

Whatever the application, choosing the right gas cylinder is essential. In this post, Tony Morrin, Technical Director at AMS Composite Cylinders, explores the different types of cylinder available on the market today, and what you need to consider when choosing gas cylinders for a range of applications. Cylinder Types Explained Type 1 Gas Cylinders – [...]

2020-09-22T13:57:31+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Gas Cylinder – Type 1, Type 2, Type 3 or Type 4?

Hydrogen Fuel Cell vs Lithium Ion – The Future of Transport

Part 2 – Real World Transport Applications Transport is going sustainable at a faster rate than ever before – with the world moving to more sustainable electric vehicle technology for road, rail, sea and air applications. Two technologies are driving this change – lithium ion batteries, and hydrogen fuel cells. At AMS Composite Cylinders, we’ve [...]

2020-09-07T10:57:50+01:00September 7th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Hydrogen Fuel Cell vs Lithium Ion – The Future of Transport

Hydrogen Fuel Cell vs Lithium Ion – The Future of Transport

Part 1 – Technology and Environmental Impact Transport is changing. As the world looks for green, sustainable long term alternatives to fossil fuels, we’re seeing electric vehicle technology becoming more prevalent in road, rail, sea and air applications. Two technologies are driving much of this transformation: lithium ion batteries, and hydrogen fuel cells. At AMS [...]

2020-08-12T12:34:52+01:00August 12th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Hydrogen Fuel Cell vs Lithium Ion – The Future of Transport