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KW Designed Solutions are an award winning, market leading company who specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of innovative, high-quality, safe, reliable and cost-effective special purpose pressure vessels, pressure testing equipment and associated pressure and temperature control systems. Proud to be Subsea UK’s Best Small Business 2020!

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Established in 2004, we continue to support industry and research facilities across many markets, including energy, subsea engineering, materials research, universities, nuclear, pharmaceutical and scientific sectors. We combine a driven, dynamic and expert highly-skilled team, cutting-edge design, superior manufacturing capabilities and excellent service.

KW Designed Solutions is part of the KW Group, which also incorporates KW Pressure Testing which is our purpose-built environmental testing facility that enables customers test their products and components safely and accurately with our qualified personnel. For more information please visit: www.kwpressuretesting.co.uk.

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All our pressure vessels are designed in-house at our UK headquarters, by highly-skilled and qualified engineers, using the most up-to-date design and analysis equipment.

We provide unique solutions to our customers’ individual specifications; ensuring compliance with all the relevant pressure vessel design codes, international standards and directives.

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EU Directives

PED – Pressure Equipment Directive
(PED) 2014/68/EU (formerly 97/23/EC)

National Standards (Pressure Vessel Design Codes)

PD 5500 – Specification for Unfired, Fusion Welded Pressure Vessels

EN 13445 – Unfired Pressure Vessels

ASME BPVC Section VIII – Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels

  • Division 1
  • Division 2 – Alternative Rules
  • Division 3 – Alternative Rules for Construction of High Pressure Vessels

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Manufacture, Assembly and Testing

Our highly-skilled team of fully-certified electro-mechanical engineers manufacture, assemble and test our pressure vessels, in our purpose-built facility in the UK.

They possess a wide range of specialist skills, use advanced production and project management systems and have access to the most up-to-date tooling available.

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Installation, Commissioning and Training

We manage all processes and safety requirements involved with the installation of our equipment; using specialist machine moving sub-contractors for the positioning and siting of heavier equipment.

Once in-situ our highly-skilled and reputable engineers will fully-complete the installation project; conducting a final Site Acceptance Test (SAT), before the project is signed off by the customer.

Our Pressure Testing Systems
are in use Throughout the World

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