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Wednesday 4th January 2017

ESA Potable Water project update, January 2017

The ESA attended the latest meeting arranged by the European Drinking Water (EDW) formerly the ICPCDW, on 4th November. This group are very active with TG 164 committee and clearly the correct group for ESA to be involved with.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Message from Phil Mahoney, new FSA President

At the close of the FSA’s October meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, Mike Shorts completed his term as President for the FSA, and I began my 2 year term.  I whole heartedly agree with Mike’s last note to the ESA.  The FSA has made positive impacts in a number of areas over the past two years, and I believe that we will continue with the on-going collaboration with our Board of Directors, Executive Committee, FSA members and management staff.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Other updates from Standards and Legislation Director, Nov. 2016

Read about progress of ESA BAT on IPPC 1996/61/EC and IED 2010/75/EU, IED industrial emissions Article 13 forum, Food contact materials, EN 1591/4 and ASME PCC-1/2/3, Pressure Equipment Directive (PED 2014/68/EU), and ESA Code of Conduct.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Flange Gasket Division Update, Nov. 2016

The Flange Gasket Division held their Autumn meeting on the 12th October in Putzbrunn, Germany at the W.L. Gore facilities. The Technical Task Force for this division also held their meeting.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Mechanical Seals Division Update, Nov. 2016

The Mechanical Seals Division met at the end of September via Go To Meeting.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Elastomeric and Polymeric Seals Division news

The E&P Division met on 7th October at the Radisson Blu, Manchester airport. Several people were also able to join via video conference. A number of subjects were discussed.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Progress of Environmental Goods Act (EGA)

Further to the last Newsletter update, John Morton, Peter Brun and Sam Ayyash of John Crane/Smiths all attended the latest Geneva meeting of EGA representatives from 21 – 23 September on behalf of ESA. This effort is very much appreciated by ESA, as is the ongoing support of Chris Swonger in USA.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

ESA is very active in the Revision of Drinking Water Directive

As previously reported ESA has aligned itself with the newly named European Drinking Water (EDW) group, who were formerly known as ICPCDW. Mark Neal attended the 1st July meeting and on 4th November in Brussels.

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

"What a wonderful, magical day" by Dr. Brian Ellis

We’ve received a letter from Brian’s BMW driving day at the Nürburgring, Germany, a gift from the ESA at his retirement. “What a marvellous day!” he writes…

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Packings Division News, Nov. 2016

The Compression Packing Division met on October 12th at the W.L. Gore premises in Putzbrunn near Munich, Germany. The progress on several projects was discussed.

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Monday 21st November 2016

November article in Valve World magazine

A new article was written for Valve World and was released in the November issue of the magazine. Alexander South reviewed VDI2990 guidelines and described the consequences for users and manufacturers of static gaskets.

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Monday 21st November 2016

The deadline for Abstracts for the IVS conference extended to 24th Nov.

The deadline for Abstracts for the Industrial Valve Summit conference next May has been extended to the 24th November, with Valve Sealing as a specific theme. We invite the ESA members to submit abstracts.

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