NEW Handle-Tech Hose & Pipe Safety Handles

  New to Kiowa Ltd, Handle-Tech Hose & Pipe Safety Handles, featuring at SPE Offshore Europe Aberdeen 8-11 September 2015.  Handle-Tech Hose & Pipe Safety Handles are an innovative tool designed to improve safety and efficiency for manual handling of hose and pipe. Made from long glass nylon HT handles …

Kiowa to Attend Offshore Europe Show 2015

An important NEW date for your diary as Kiowa will be exhibiting at the SPE Offshore Show in Aberdeen from the 8th – 11th September 2015:  Stand 4E48. We will be showcasing our range of Hose & Assemblies, Hose Reels and Couplings all suitable for offshore industries.  Keep checking our Smoke …

Kiowa to Showcase Reecraft Hose Reels at Offshore Show 2013

Kiowa will be showcasing a series of Reelcraft hose reels at the SPE Offshore Europe conference and exhibition 3-6 September in Aberdeen. These will include power rewind/manual crank Stainless Steel large frame reels, powder coated high vis. reels and ATEX approved reels. Come and visit us at our stand 3E201. …

Kiowa To Exhibit at SPE Offshore Europe 2013

Kiowa are exhibiting at SPE Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition from Tuesday 3rd to Friday 6th September in Aberdeen. We would like to invite you to come and see us at our stand 3E201   SPE Offshore Europe attracts a global audience of engineers, technical specialists, industry leaders and experts to …

Hose Surveys

It is often the case that hoses are installed into applications where the environment in which they are working exceeds the hose capability; this may be temperature or bend radius abuse or the media that the hose is carrying is not designed for the product supplied for example, non FDA …

Trelleborg Performer: Material handling hoses that will change how sites transport abrasive substances

…Without stating the obvious the user will have leaner production, reducing production downtime, costs and overheads. Most plants use steel pipes, but Natural Rubber (NR) is more wear resistant than steel, cheaper (material and frequency of replacement) and greener. The big block we found on the sale of these hoses …

How To Save Energy and Lower Costs

High energy prices, rising cost pressures and increasing climate change awareness are making energy efficiency a core issue for companies… Energy efficiency is the key to increased productivity and reduced costs. Festo in collaboration with Kiowa shows the way to optimised energy usage in machines and systems. Intelligent services, tools …

Air is Money – The key to saving money in compressed air

Compressed air is one of the most important energy transmission media used in industry. More likely than not, these pneumatic installations do not include any monitoring facilities, this is a serious error, since 79% of the costs of compressed air are accounted for by the electricity used for generation and …

Festo Safety Engineering & EC Machinery Directive

Reducing risks with safety orientated pneumatics Machines must be designed so that people, animals and property as well as the environment are protected against damage. The aim is to prevent physical damage of any kind. Using safety orientated pneumatic components from Festo means that you can implement safety measures that …

Gates RFID System

To quickly and accurately store hose assembly data in the field an RFID (radio frequency product identification) system is now available from Gates. Using this technology, hose assembly information can easily be accessed via personnel are able to retrieve the data using radio waves. The information can then be read …

Top 10 tips on selecting and installing Electrical Drive Automation solutions

Size from end effector upwards When considering a handling system of any type, always work from the end effector (gripper or vacuum) upwards. Firstly size the gripper, then any rotary actuator requirements. After this, size the vertical (Z axis) and then any horizontals (X and Y axis). Minimise quantity of …