NEW Gates MEGASys™ MXT™ Hydraulic Hose

Gates MEGASys™ MXT™ has been designed by Gates to address customers evolving application challenges.     It has been constructed using strong, high-performance reinforcement and high quality, abrasion-resistant rubber. Creating a premium product that can offer performance well above normal industry standards. Suitable for industries such as:   Construction   …

Kiowa Site Services – Fire Extinguisher Testing

Kiowa Site Services Fire Extinguisher Testing.   We are now certified and trained to test your fire extinguishers annually.  We will test and certify them, replacing or repairing those that have failed. All your certificates and results will be available on our Lonan website. For more information please contact our …

NEW 2018 Blaklader Catalogue now Online

Now online with Kiowa, the 2018 Blaklader workwear catalogue. The ranges include: Craftsman  – ranges of hardwearing garments with plenty of pockets and details. Garden – functional garments designed for landscapers and forestry workers. Painters  / Plasterers Industrial & Workshop – basic models in durable fabrics for industry, workshops, transport …

Order a Copy of the NEW Kiowa Hose Reel Catalogue – Issue 3

  It’s finally here, 82 pages of hose reels suitable for a wide range of industry sectors.  Ranging from Hi Visibility reels and Stainless Steel reels to Portable hose reels suitable for golf courses and ground maintenance. Our first hose reel catalogue was published 4 years ago and our latest …

Kiowa Ltd Now Featuring on HUB4

If you work within the Bulk Materials Handling, Recycling & Quarrying Industries then you can find out more about us NOW on the HUB4 website and the range of products that we can supply for you specifically designed for your industry sector. Products such as Trelleborg Performer Hose, Trelleborg BLOC-END couplings and …

Trelleborg Performer GL AD10H Hose for Abrasive Material

Trelleborg Performer GL AD10H is a hose which has been specifically designed for the hydraulic suction or discharge of abrasive materials in a quarry, power plant, steel mill or mine. Inner Tube: Water resistant NR, black, smooth. Reinforcement: Synthetic textile with embedded steel helix. Cover: Weather resistant EPDM, black corrugated, …

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 …

Trelleborg Fluid Handling Solutions for the Cement Industry

Trelleborg rubber industrial hoses for concrete pump hose for boom transfer, blasting and spraying of mortar, handling abrasive products, industrial waste, cleaning sewers, and desulphurisation. Kiowa currently stock Trellvac Handler Hose which is light and flexible with good wear resistance. Specially designed for light materials transport and very easy handling. …

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 …

Vikan Vehicle Cleaning

Professional Vehicle Cleaning – Clean Cars Drive Better! The safety of drivers and other road users can be improved simply by keeping the vehicle’s windows, mirrors and lights clean as this greatly improves the visibility of the vehicle. Vikan have developed the Vikan Transport System which offers the widest range …

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 …