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

COVID-19 and Medical Oxygen – Meeting Demand in Challenging Times

COVID-19 continues to place a huge burden on health services across the globe – and one of the central challenges is meeting the huge increase in demand for medical oxygen. For patients with severe COVID-19 infection, oxygen therapy is an essential intervention. A high proportion of those who are hospitalised can develop pneumonia. As breathing [...]

2020-06-11T10:54:58+01:00June 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID-19 and Medical Oxygen – Meeting Demand in Challenging Times

Transparency, Traceability and Sustainability – The Cylinder Supply Chain Explained

Where do your gas cylinders really come from? Do you know how they are manufactured? What about where the raw materials are sourced from? For every business, having a robust Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability policy is now essential – and today, that means knowing your suppliers inside and out. For forward thinking businesses, [...]

2020-06-11T10:57:04+01:00April 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Transparency, Traceability and Sustainability – The Cylinder Supply Chain Explained

AMS Composite Cylinders Set for Medica 2019

This November, the AMS team is heading back to Düsseldorf, Germany, to exhibit at Medica 2019. Medica is the world’s largest trade fair for the medical sector, and this year’s event runs from 18th – 21st November at the Messe Düsseldorf. You’ll find the AMS stand at Hall 11 / C29. Medica is the world [...]

2019-11-07T11:35:27+00:00November 7th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on AMS Composite Cylinders Set for Medica 2019

Cylinder Supply Chain – Raw Material Sustainability, Ethics and CSR

Whichever industry you operate in – sustainability is big news. It’s never been more important for businesses to take responsibility, and to operate in a sustainable, environmentally friendly and socially responsible manner. The world of gas cylinders is no different - and at AMS, we take our commitment to sustainability seriously. Our responsibility doesn’t end [...]

2019-08-27T10:48:09+01:00August 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Cylinder Supply Chain – Raw Material Sustainability, Ethics and CSR

World’s First Hydrogen Bike Gets 50% Range Boost for G7 from AMS Composite Cylinders

European hydrogen fuel cell specialists, Pragma Industries, has successfully increased the maximum range of its pioneering hydrogen fuel cell bike by 50%, using one of our advanced, high-pressure gas cylinders. A fleet of its fuel cell Alpha bikes will now be heading to the G7 World Summit, to provide sustainable transport for journalists covering the [...]

2019-08-27T10:53:46+01:00August 19th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on World’s First Hydrogen Bike Gets 50% Range Boost for G7 from AMS Composite Cylinders

Carbon Fibre, the Environment and the Future of Recycling

Carbon fibre is transforming the world as we know it. Extremely light and incredibly strong, it’s being used to improve the performance and efficiency of a huge number of products and industries – from aviation, automotive and renewable energy, to sports equipment and technology. It’s also the material that enables us to create our ultra-lightweight, [...]

2019-08-12T15:12:52+01:00August 12th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Carbon Fibre, the Environment and the Future of Recycling

Anti-Slavery Statement

Modern Slavery Statement Advanced Materials Systems based in Taiwan are a manufacturer of fully wrapped carbon fibre and aluminium cylinders. AMS and U.K. and Europe distributor AMS-CC have a zero-tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking. We are committed to ensuring that they do not take place in our businesses and we take steps to [...]

2019-05-17T10:25:11+01:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Anti-Slavery Statement