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13Jul/190

IBS solution to unplanned down-time

Imagine what can happen to an organisation who fails to plan. Planning for your business'a operational needs means taking stock of where you currently are and comparing this to where you anticipate being in the near future and then establishing what you need to do, be or have in order to close that gap. Failing to plan simply means, planning to fail.

IBS understands that in the fast-paced production, manufacturing and industrial sectors, business can be made or lost in a moment’s notice and that there is no time for lack of planning to be the reason for loss of production, or worse still, loss of face with your clients when you fail to meet their deadlines and expectations.

No matter how you may have anticipated your machinery condition to maintain at the pace at which it is currently functioning, alongside the anticipated level of production, there will be times where emergencies transpire and your production may be left completely halted as the result of unplanned downtime, resulting in a loss of income which increases with every passing moment. IBS is able to provide your industrial vacuum, blower and ancillaries spare parts in supply for the precise moment when even best made plans have failed you. Stockists of the largest supply of blowers, vacuum pumps, portable industrial vacuum pumps, gas compressors and process engineering spares, IBS outranks all other providers of industrial equipment. With three established repair and services centers conveniently situated around the UK, IBS is your first port of call when your business is sourcing all major manufacturers such Aerzen Spare Parts, in the event of site emergency situations. Types of Blowers available include Aerzen Spare Parts, Atlas Copco, Dresser, Robuschi Vacuum Spares, Hick Hargreaves and HPC Kaeser. Not forgetting Bare shaft machines and blower sets which are also available at a moment’s notice.

With a turn-around and response time of 4 hours during working hours, to businesses based within a 100km radius from IBS repair and services centers, you can expect prompt and reliable technical services and solutions from experienced engineers.  For out of hour’s queries pertaining to general, hiring and servicing as well as for unplanned emergencies, the contact numbers of the relevant engineers are made available on the IBS website. IBS has built its reputation on the back of the high level of technical knowledge which is provided by their engineers.

Contingency plans for every eventuality may prove easier said than done.  IBS not only stocks a large number of new spares for all major brands, but also holds a vast array of reconditioned parts. Reconditioned parts are guaranteed to function to the same technical specifications as new parts and can be a cost effective alternative in times when either the business experiences an unexpected increase in production which is perhaps unplanned, or if your business is looking for parts which have hereto been decommissioned. Numerous new and reconditioned items are set for direct delivery from IBS who are able to send engineers to site when you are not able to come to us and can provide transport of products to your site.

 

 

9Jun/190

Blower and bare shaft blowers and sets

Industrial blowers and vacuums are used in literally hundreds of applications in industries ranging in variety from mining to the production of food and beverages, to water treatments and sewage and play a vital role in the manufacturing industry as a whole.

IBS, Industrial Blower Services, offers a wide range of air moving products, including new biogas compressors, industrial blowers, side channel blowers and vacuum pumps, liquid ring vacuum pumps as well as industrial portable vacuum units. IBS’s large range of products provides solutions to any industrial need. Whether looking for new, used or reconditioned machines and sets, customers are guaranteed to find the perfect product to suit their budget. IBS keeps a large number of various items from all the major manufacturers, in stock.

Equipment repairs, servicing and reconditioning is a key and vital service provided by IBS to the manufacturing industry. Equipment examples include roots type blowers, vacuum pumps, rotary seals, filters, sifters and diverter valves, Biogas compressors, portable vacuum units as well as road tanker equipment, all of which can be repaired, serviced or reconditioned either on-site or at your nearest IBS store location.

Repairing, servicing and reconditioning your equipment can save your budget and helps to avoid unnecessary purchase costs for your business. Replacement costs can be exacerbated when buying the lowest spec equipment for your needs which may then result in a situation where additional equipment may need to be purchase to cover your growing or fluctuating company and production needs. Regular servicing of your equipment can promote a longer life-span, saving your business significantly in the long run.

Should blowers, vacuum pumps, portable vacuum units become damaged and be in need of either reconditioning or repair, IBS can ensure that equipment is returned to your production floor in a state almost as good as new. Reconditioned pumps and blowers are also kept on-site for instances when time is of the essence or there is an unexpected increase in your production needs or equipment failure. Simply contact IBS with your on-site servicing needs and experienced engineers from IBS can be provided to site. In addition, engineers can be dispatched for scheduled servicing or in case of an emergency resulting from a breakdown of your pumps and blowers saving your business time and travel costs.

Should you experience an unexpected increase in your production needs or equipment failure, IBS has in stock, a large fleet of hire equipment and can provide additional blower and bare shaft blowers and sets, vacuum pumps and portable vacuum units for short, medium or long-term hire. In addition, IBS owns a fleet of modern transportation vehicles equipped with flat beds and cranes designed to transport large items of equipment quickly, easily and safely to your site.

Providing the ultimate comprehensive service would not be possible without being able to offer our clients the full service, including process engineering to address all needs for all Process Handling projects, from beginning to end. With IBS, accredited engineers and experienced project planners are available to assist with projects such as new or refurbished Storage, Silo’s, mechanical, pneumatic and vacuum conveying systems. From surveys and plant assessments and reports, to full design and management of contracts from conception to fruition, IBS process engineers provide the complete service, including, where required, complete site rewiring services, to meet the latest electrical standards.

10May/190

IBS vacuum pumps for any industry

IBS Vacuum pumps have a wide range and various industrial applications in many different industries, from aeration / mixing to ground and clean water pumping, chemical pumping, sterilising, pneumatic pumping, medical vacuums and so on, however the basic function of a vacuum pump remains fairly rudimentary. Simply put, vacuum pumps move air, powders and fluids through the creation of a vacuum. Vacuum pumps are used to easily remove air and other gases from a container so that it creates a vacuum within the vessel. When the air or gas is removed from the sealed vessel it generates a pressure discrepancy which then allows the product to stream into that space. In other words, the air, powders and fluids moves from a place of higher pressure to a place of lower pressure.

There are three ways in which a vacuum can be useful within your business: positive displacement, entrapment and momentum transfer. The vacuum pump is an example of positive displacement were they alternate the expansion and sealing off of a vessel. There are also different types of vacuum pumps and industrial Portable Vacuum pumps, such as hire pumps, blowers, side channel pumps, liquid ring pumps and rotary vane pumps all of which can be purchased or hired from IBS, who also are providers of a wide range of both new and reconditioned pumps.

When a company is looking for a suitable industrial vacuum pump or portable vacuum, it is commonplace to try and get away with a pumps that will do what is required of it, but in a way that only just gets the job done. It tends to be more of a trying to find the minimum capacity required to perform the function that is required, which IBS knows from experience can be counter-productive. Cost cutting and awareness are important aspects of your business but you will undermine your production if you focus on the cheapest vacuum pump for your operational requirements which may result in unexpected downtime, less production time than originally anticipated and extended working hours in trying to make up for lost time. While IBS is not an advocating for going all out for the biggest and the best when costs are a factor, but the experienced staff know full well that the most valuable thing that your vacuum pump has to offer, is its constant and consistent functionality. So important is it that the best approach would be to weigh up the costs, vs the capacity vs the operational requirements, bearing in mind that operational requirement often fluctuate and may grow more than what you have anticipated. In this instance the best advice given to you would be to always remember that in this case, more is more beneficial than less in terms of capacity.

A good brand of industrial vacuum pump will sustain your business requirements for many years to come. In instances where the investment was made in a good vacuum pump which may now be out of production, you can always contact IBS who also stock a large range of parts from older models which have been reconditioned, ensuring that your pump carries on for many more years still to come.