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BFPA update November 2010

29 November, 2010



Hydac Technology moves to Witney
Hydac, which was originally located at Charlbury, moved to new premises in Witney in late September. A new membership plaque was presented to Hydac managing director George Muscat by Ian Morris, director of the BFPA.
Burley Fluid & Air relocated to new premises in the Fens
Burley Fluid & Air moved into its new 5500 sq ft, purpose-built unit in mid-August. The site is situated in just over half an acre of land on the main industrial area in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire; the capital of the Fens. Burley specialises in a complete solution for the supply of hydraulic & pneumatic components. Due to the increased size of the new premises the company has been able to increase its range and stock of pneumatic parts.
IMechE Library, a valuable engineering resource
Many member companies will have staff at all levels who are members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, yet how often does your company make use of the extremely valuable facilities available often at no cost? These range from the business centre giving a meeting or working place right in the heart of London, to the most superbly stocked technical library.
This facility is accessible in many ways, in addition to actually calling in (which is of course highly recommended). For example, it has a virtual library accessible on line, together with an excellent loan service. The loan service is also available to members of other institutions such as RAeS, IET, ICE, IMarEST, ISTructE, TWI and EI. For further information the BFPA highly recommends that you look at the IMechE website http://www.imeche.org.
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is one of the longest established institutions of its kind and features among past presidents names such as Robert Louis Stephenson, Brunel and, from our own industry, Bramah. It has championed the cause of engineering in this country and will continue to do so.
Approved Hose Assembly Scheme continues to grow in popularity
The BFPA would like to welcome Service Hydraulics of Darlaston (West Midlands) into the Approved Hose Assembly Scheme. The company has recently been inspected and approved to produce hose assemblies in accordance with the Association D8 quality control document. For more information on Service Hydraulics contact Mick Emery on 0121 526 6431 or visit www.servicehydraulics.co.uk. For more information on the Approved Hose Assemblies Scheme visit www.hydraulichosesafety.co.uk.
Get the finest unbiased advice from a BFPA consultant
The BFPA now has a section on its website devoted entirely to independent fluid power consultants with a range of skills and fields of expertise. To qualify as a BFPA consultant complete impartiality is paramount as is demonstrable experience in the stated competences. The practitioners featured on the BFPA website are not employed by the BFPA but are recommended by the BFPA and are widely acknowledged in the industry to be of a high calibre.
Contact may be made either directly or, if you wish, some form of discretion in the initial enquiry through the office of the BFPA. Should you be a consultant and should you like to be considered for membership of this elite group, please contact stefanie@bfpa.co.uk.
BFPA/BFPDA 2010/11 Directory now has link to a page turner version on the website
The BFPA’s BFPA/BFPDA 2010/11Directory is now available on the website www.bfpa.co.ukIf you would like a paper copy please email stefanie@bfpa.co.uk. . The link can be found on the left-hand side of the front page. Once into the directory you will see that this is a page turner version, making it easy to use with quick access to so much information. The BFPA would be delighted if you could take a moment to have a look.

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