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Ocado’s Robotic Revolution

  Stephen Bryan from Ocado’s CFC in Erith talks about the use of robotics at their site. In our next month’s newsletter, we will be discussing PPE.  

Weird and Wonderful Ice Formations

Icicles, frosted cobwebs, snow, hail, sleet, we’re used to seeing all of these when the temperature starts to dip, but ice is a lot more versatile than that. Under certain conditions, from wind to temperature to altitude, ice can form… Continue reading →

The Little-Known Base Layer of Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary, 1953

In 2014, Dutch ‘Iceman’ Wim Hof tried to climb Everest in just a pair of shorts. He got to 6,700 m, but had to turn back when an old injury re-emerged. Nevertheless, the point arises: until Hof, climbers tended to rely on their… Continue reading →

NASA’s Igloo-Style Martian ‘Ice Homes’ Unveiled

With NASA hoping to land humans on Mars in the early 2030s, the race is on to develop systems which may make such a feat possible. Life for humans on the Red Planet will be fraught with danger and challenges both… Continue reading →

How to Dress for Your Arctic Adventure

Surviving in the Arctic can be a difficult task if you don’t go fully prepared for the cold, harsh conditions that are present in that part of the world. The best way to cope in the Arctic environment is to… Continue reading →

The Correlation between Temperature and Radiation – How it Affects our Planet

We’ve all seen the video of Brian Cox holding up a graph to the climate change denier Malcolm Roberts, showing the rise in global temperature. Roberts claimed: ‘We’ve had a pause in this so-called warming for now 21 years.’ He later… Continue reading →

The Top 10 (Naturally) Coldest Places on Earth

Our little blue planet plays host to some truly remarkable, yet undeniably extreme, locations, each presenting its own unique set of challenges. From the depths of the Arctic Circle to the heights of the Alps, the most famed of these environments… Continue reading →

Feedback from a new European customer for FlexiTog coldstore PPE

Coldstore PPE customer Feedback from AGRO merchants AGRO Merchants are a large storage and logistics expert in the frozen and fresh food industry. They work across Europe, America, and Asia. As a company that is working in many different countries, they… Continue reading →

Brakes reviews FlexiTog coldstore clothing

FlexiTog coldstore clothing review from Brakes Warm, comfortable and flexible freezer PPE is vital for working in sub-zero temperatures. FlexiTog interviewed Mark Murphy from Brakes to get his feedback from using FlexiTog clothing. FlexiTog: Mark, thanks for joining us for… Continue reading →

US Military Developing High-Tech Energised Fabrics for Soldiers in Cold Climates

Battling against the bitter conditions of the Arctic can be a challenge no matter what activity you are partaking in, particularly so if the elements are not the only battle you’re fighting. For soldiers dispatched to or stationed in these… Continue reading →

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