rows of heating pipes

With both commercial pipework and domestic pipework there are expertise required for installation. Although there are similar uses for both, the level of maintenance and installation is much bigger when it comes to commercial pipework. In commercial buildings, pipework is used more regularly and on a more intense level, because of this, the materials used…

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It is surprising at how many items we use in everyday life are as a result of custom metal fabrication. Valuable assets we use including cars, tools, electronic appliances all make use some form of fabrication. Fabrication is a highly skilled specialism, with engineers operating to precise measurements to ensure accurate parts are produced. What…

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Pipe Fabrication

In simple terms, hot tapping is a procedure used when pipelines are damaged or corroded, or additional branches or modifications need to be completed to modify the current network. Hot tapping connects to live pipelines whilst they remain in service, preventing the need for a full shutdown. This is very useful as it prevents huge…

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District Heating

District heating, also called heat networks is when a centralised boiler is used to provide heat to several buildings. This is done via the use of pre-insulated pipes to transport heat in hot water or steam form. How Do District Heating Systems Work? District heating systems transport heat, usually to a single building of multiple…

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Chilled water systems provide artificial cooling to medium and large buildings by using chilled water to absorb heat from the building’s spaces, especially where individual rooms need to be controlled separately. Here are five things you need to know about chilled water systems! Simple or Complex Configurations Chilled water systems configurations can be simple or…

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cat on radiator

The Best Choice for Your Heating The battle between steam boilers and hot water boilers is one for the ages, but which is best? Well, the truth is that they both have pros, but one may be better for you. Let’s have a look at the differences to help you decide if it is a…

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welder sparks

At DWS, we are experts in providing mechanical engineering services across many industries. We are fully equipped to offer metal fabrication, coded welding, pipework installation and district heating services. Our workshop facilities cater for off-site fabrication of steelwork, structural steelwork for construction, prefabricated pipework, manufacturing of pre-packaged plant room designs and modular systems. Coded Welding…

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hot tapping

When working with Gas in any capacity, it’s important to ensure you select an experienced and registered engineer you can trust. Getting the right industrial gas pipe fittings are essential to have functioning pipework, which will be costly and dangerous to fix if done incorrectly. Completing a full survey of the site allows us to…

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Gas Safe

Gas Safe Registered Installer DWS Mechanical Services are a Gas Safe Registered Installer, which is an essential question to ask before having any works carried out on your premises. We provide industrial and commercial gas installations across the UK. We have over 20 years of experience within the gas industry and are registered to provide…

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air conditioning engineer

Having commercial air conditioning that is efficient is important in every work environment. Don’t wait until the warm weather comes to realise that your current system is not working effectively! At DWS, we are specialised in offering full system upgrades as well as existing repairs. If your current air conditioning system is taking longer to…

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