Parker Velcon EI1588 CDFX Barrier Coalescer Development Update

You can download the presentation of our January 2018 update here:  EI1588 Barrier Technology Update – Jan 2018

Below is a demonstration of Parker Velcon’s new CDFX Barrier Coalescer. Flow direction is outside-in and this is a single stage water and particulate filter suitable for Type SM, Category C or M Jet Fuels. This element is designed to be compliant to the new EI 1588 specification which is currently still in draft.

The video demonstrates water after it has coalesced on the surface of the element (and only allowing jet fuel to pass through). Once when flow stops, the water …

Haneflex obtains ISO 9001:2015 , OHSAS 18001:2007 & Bizsafe Star certification

Screen Shot 2018-01-19 at 3.51.40 PMWithin the last quarter, Haneflex has upgraded to the latest quality management system and obtained the ISO 9001:2015 certification.
We have also upgraded our safety management system to not only obtain the Bizsafe Star certification, but we have also obtained the OHSAS 18001:2007 certification as well.

Haneflex firmly believes in our commitment to provide professional and quality service without compromise on safety.
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Howard Gammon, 1922-2018

Haneflex is saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Howard Gammon, Chairman of Gammon Technical Products on 6 January 2018. Howard passed away peacefully in his sleep, at home in his own bed at the age of 95 years and 10 days.

Howard has been a dear friend to the Ngiam family and to the staff of Haneflex. He is also a legend in the Aviation Fueling Industry and authored many of the popular GamGram articles that is well read within the industry.

Our deepest condolences goes up to the Gammon Family as well as the staff of Gammon …

Parker Velcon Service Bulletin on Filter Monitors

Please find attached service bulletin from Parker Velcon regarding Filter Monitors (6 Dec 2017) and updated catalog for the 2″ CDF Monitors. Here is a summary of actions that Parker Velcon will be taking :
  • Velcon P/N CDF-2XXP: Our current qualified 2-inch fuel filter monitor has been grandfathered into the El 7th edition based on the test results recorded during the 6th edition testing. We have updated our literature to reflect t his change.
  • Velcon P/N AC0 -6XX01P: We are currently working to upgrade our 6-inch out-to-in fuel filter monitor (ACO) to the 7th edition standards, and we believe this

JIG Bulletin 105 on Filter Monitors

JIG issued Bulletin No. 105 regarding Filter Monitors on 11 Dec 2017. Please note that users of Filter Monitors are required to take certain immediate actions, which includes :

  • Replacement of Filter Monitors operating at a Differential Pressure (DP) of greater than 15 psi (1.0 bar), at max achievable flow
  • Limit of the operational DP for all filter monitors to max 15 psi (1.0 bar), at maximum achievable flow. This includes resetting DP switch levels to trigger at  15psi.
  • Introduction of a new protocol for inspection and cleaning hose-end strainers, as part of commissioning of new filter monitors on fuelling

Phasing out of Monitor Elements and replacement technology.

There has been alot of concern with regards to the release of EI 1583 7th edition and EI withdrawal of the monitor specification at the end of 2020. This would imply that Monitors will be phased out within the next few years due to increasing concerns regarding SAP migration.
Velcon’s 2″ CDF monitors currently complies with the 7th edition. However, JIG will likely recommend the changeout of monitors from 22psid to 15psid. It appears that EI will phase out monitors by the end of 2020 as well.
The people that are currently affected most by this are those that are …

ECHA Microbiology Products now available!


Haneflex has been appointed by ECHA Microbiology to distribute their products in S.E. Asia (less Vietnam) for all Aviation Fuel Supply customers.

ECHA Microbiology has been helping organisations to solve their microbiological contamination and corrosion problems for more than 30 years.

By helping our customers understand and avoid the consequences and costs of microbiological contamination, we increase their safety, efficiency and predictability.

ECHA Microbiology produces one of the world’s most trusted and widely-used microbiological test kits for fuels and are trusted by many of the world’s leading producers and users of fuel, and have deep expertise in the air, sea …