19 June, 2018

BCAS presents lifetime achievement award

08 May, 2018

BCAS has presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Rodney Stafford, at this year’s Motion Control Industry Awards.


Changes to ISO 8573-2 standard for oil analysis

08 May, 2018

Following a periodic review of the existing ISO 8573-2 standard (published 2007), which specifies test methods for the sampling and analysis of liquid oil and oil aerosols, a number of changes have been implemented. These changes will enable more environmentally-friendly solvents to be used as well as making the standard easier to adhere to.


Fluorinated Gas (F-Gas) regulation update

27 March, 2018

The EU F-Gas regulation aims to move end users away from using harmful refrigerant gases to more environmentally friendly options, by limiting how much HFC-style gas can be sold each year.


BCAS offers free associate membership

27 March, 2018

At this year’s Air-Tech exhibition (10 to 12 April 2018), BCAS is offering 12 months’ free associate membership worth £975.


CE marking post Brexit

26 February, 2018

BCAS is calling on the UK government to keep the CE mark as it leaves the EU. Vanda Jones, executive director for BCAS, said: “The CE mark plays a crucial role in ensuring that products flow freely across Europe and that they meet safety, quality and environment laws.”


Safer working

26 February, 2018

Compressed air tools are common in workplaces across the UK and many employees can take them for granted ignoring the hazards involved in their use. If you or any colleagues work with compressed air, make sure you know how to work safely and be aware of the risks involved.


Adapting to the circular economy

08 December, 2017

The compressed air industry has had an excellent record of minimising energy consumption through design and servicing, but now it is time for a step change as the EU commission pushes industry towards resource efficiency and the circular economy, Tim Preece (pictured), technical officer at BCAS, takes a look at what it means moving forwards.


Industry 4.0 – a lack of urgency

27 October, 2017

A recent BCAS survey has revealed an apparent indifference towards industry 4.0 and the rise of new digital industrial technology with only 24% of compressed air end users stating that it is very important at the moment. Is it hype over reality, or a lack of awareness?


Pressure and Leak Testing Guide

27 October, 2017

BCAS has made its Pressure and Leak Testing Guide free to download from its website www.bcas.org.uk.


CE marking post Brexit

27 October, 2017

BCAS is calling on the UK government to keep the CE mark as it leaves the EU. Vanda Jones, executive director for BCAS, said: “The CE mark plays a crucial role in ensuring that products flow freely across Europe and that they meet safety, quality and environment laws. “


Expanding team

27 September, 2017

BCAS is expanding its technical capabilities with two new appointments. Tim Preece (left) is the society’s new technical officer and Roy Brooks (below) will fill a new position as technical development officer.


EcoDesign changes

27 September, 2017

While energy efficiency has been top of the agenda for the compressed air industry for years, the emphasis is set to change as far as the EU Commission is concerned. Instead, there will be a greater focus on resource efficiency and not purely on energy efficiency.


Food and Beverage Guide

23 August, 2017

BCAS’ popular best practice guidance for food and beverage processors on the safe and efficient use of compressed air is now available for free download from www.bcas.org.uk.


New BCAS vice president

23 August, 2017

BCAS has appointed Tony Wilson as vice president. He currently has responsibility for operations for the Society. Wilson is business unit manager CAGT EMEA for Parker Hannifin’s Gas Generation and Filtration Division.


Helping bereaved children

23 August, 2017

BCAS is raising money for Winston’s Wish charity, which supports children and young people after the death of their mum, dad, brother or sister. The loss of a close relative is one of the most devastating and traumatic experiences that a child can face and the charity exists to ensure that every child can move forwards and face the future with hope, courage, confidence and strength.


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