Category: Innovation

The importance of welding data automation

BOC’s Stuart Wilders will be talking about AVANTO™ – our cloud-based welding management system – at this year’s Advanced Engineering show in Birmingham. As well as sharing key insights into the critical importance of welding data automation, Stuart will be providing a live AVANTO™ demo. Speaker preview – why is welding data automation important? “Losing out on a lucrative contract is never good news. But it’s especially hard to take when your business misses out because your welding process data is no longer compliant with industry best practice.” “It may sound minor, but the way you gather, store and...

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Modern women for modern engineering

As part of International Women in Engineering Day (June 23), we talk with Dinusha Thedchanamoorthy, Graduate Operations Engineer, about life as a female engineer. There’s a view of women in engineering that, according to Dinusha Thedchanamoorthy, is a bit dated. “We’re not all tom boys,” says the 24-year-old Graduate Operations Engineer at BOC’s Wolverhampton branch.“Women shouldn’t be put off by the stereotypical view of female engineers. When you get into the industry you’ll see that there are all types of women working in engineering.” Determined to succeed Dinusha is part of the engineering graduate scheme at BOC, aimed at...

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Give the first class treatment on your next rail project with hydrogen fuelled lighting

The HYMERA® fuel cell and Ecolite-TH200 light provide a lighting solution for rail workers that has no emissions and is silent.  Lighting rail projects is vital to help work continue at off-peak travel times. But it can come with problems – one of the most common complaints about Network Rail workforce behaviour is noise, with 17% of noise complaints relating to generators. Not only are standard diesel engines noisy, but they can be bad for the environment, workers, and the public. Introducing HYMERA®… BOC’s HYMERA® is the world’s first commercially-viable, low-carbon, hydrogen fuel cell generator. When these lightweight and...

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Driving safety on World Day for Safety and Health at Work

On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, our employees got hands-on with safety as they took to the roads with our team of industrial gas delivery drivers. Running alongside World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April was our global Linde Safety Day.  Whether learning about slip, trip and fall hazards or joining one of our HGV drivers on the road it was an activity-packed day for our staff with a serious message – safety is a top priority and our goal is zero incidents. ‘Difficult we do – dangerous we don’t’ As part...

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