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Rittal Offers Users Free Cooling Equipment Survey

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Users of Rittal enclosure cooling technology are being offered free on-site inspection surveys to ensure that their production and process critical equipment is being adequately protected.

LARGER CAPACITY HELITRONIC TWO-IN-ONE TOOL GRINDING AND EROSION MACHINE

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Walter Ewag UK, a member of the United Grinding Group, has announced that its innovative two-in-one Helitronic tool grinding and erosion concept has been extended to tools up to 420 mm long and with diameters of 3 mm to 315 mm.

Rotech Machines – CODING WITH THE RF AUTO: MORE VERSATILITY DELIVERS MORE PRODUCTIVITY

The small footprint of the RF Auto allows it to easily moved between production lines

Rotech has developed its new off-line RF Auto sleeve and carton friction feeder in response to the coding and handling challenges of the latest ‘lift-the-flap’-style luxury pack sleeves. Without any human intervention, the system’s patented auto-gate feature automatically adjusts to accommodate the varying thickness of each flat pack.   

Budding Engineering student wins prestigious UK scholarship even before starting his course at Swansea University

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Following the helpful advice given to him at a University Open Day in July engineering student Andrew Robinson successfully secured a prestigious Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) scholarship. 

NORD wins Vanderlande Supplier Award

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On 12 September, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS received the Vanderlande Supplier Award 2017. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS was awarded for their outstanding operational excellence and responsive supply chain, high innovative capability and the company’s strong competitiveness. As part of the events of the Vanderlande Supplier Day 2017, Jan-Christoph Block, Director of Regional Management at NORD, accepted the award presented to him by Vanderlande.

ION SCIENCE COMPLETES MOVE INTO NEW PURPOSE-BUILT £4.5 MILLION FACILITY

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Gas detection instrumentation specialist’s ultra-modern plant is open and geared to meet ambitious global growth plans for advanced VOC monitors

Ion Science (www.ionscience.com) – leading manufacturer of high performance gas detection instrumentation and sensors for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications – has completed the move into its new state-of-the-art £4.5 million, 1500m² facility.

Fortress removes costly equipment risks with Remote Management Software

In fast paced, harsh or cramped food production and packing lines, where metal detectors are subject to rigorous washdowns and knocks from operatives, modern machine control panels are especially vulnerable to damage. While most are designed to withstand water ingress, Fortress Technology reports that these delicate screens can be a costly item to replace, with machine inoperability caused by a single panel failure significantly impacting line productivity.

Cleanroomshop Drilling into the Cleanroom Maintenance Market

Creator of the world’s first submersible drill, Nemo Power Tools, has partnered with Cleanroomshop to market its sealed Cleanroom Drill/Driver.

Metering Grease Lubrication Flow in a Wind Turbine

Used in hundreds of wind turbine installations, the Titan Enterprises OG2-700 flowmeter is a well-established monitoring device that provides valuable data helping to ensure safe and reliable operation.

Metering Grease Lubrication Flow in a Wind Turbine

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Used in hundreds of wind turbine installations, the Titan Enterprises OG2-700 flowmeter is a well-established monitoring device that provides valuable data helping to ensure safe and reliable operation.

Although China leads the world in the amount of power generated from wind, Denmark has the highest generation rate per capita by a long way.

FREE MANUFACTURING SKILLS SUPPORT FOR NORTH EAST BUSINESSES

A package of free manufacturing training has been unveiled to help North East enterprises and people at risk of redundancy to improve their skills and open-up new job opportunities.

Go>Grow is a regional skills and enterprise programme, which has been launched in partnership with 30 local training providers, and comes on the back of £15m of funding secured by Gateshead College from the European Social Fund through the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

PRECISE, ROBUST & RELIABLE INCLINATION SENSORS

When it comes to choosing sensors which need to meet the demands of harsh outdoor environments such as railways, mechanical handling or external mobile automation applications, BAUMER offers the perfect range of sensor solutions. Many inclination sensors reach their limits in these challenging outdoor environments, unlike their new range of GIM500R inclination sensors.

2018 Pump Industry Awards – Call for Nominations @bpmapumps ‏

For the past seventeen years, the BPMA’s Pump Industry Awards Programme has been recognising the best performing companies, products and people for their achievements and positive contributions to this important industry sector.  In 2018, the BPMA will again lead the way in championing those who strive for business, professional and engineering excellence.  Eight awards are up for grabs at the 2018 event:-

Buoyant Automotive Sector Drives Success And Product Development For Telsonic

The latest figures from the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders) confirm that UK car production soared to a 17-year high in 2016, with 1.73 million cars produced by 15 manufacturers. This was an increase of just over 8% on 2015 car production. Ten brand new car models entered production in the UK last year, nine of them from premium brands. This helped make the UK the second biggest producer of premium cars after Germany and the third biggest car producer overall in Europe.

International thought leaders present Process Safety for the 21st Century at World Congress

Thought leaders from around the world have come together to look at the current global safety challenges and potential solutions in the areas of academia, industry, regulation, and society-at-large. The report, Process Safety for the 21st Century, was launched today at the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE10) in Barcelona, Spain.

Motioncompass provides engineering expertise 24 hours a day.

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Portescap is pleased to announce a new motor selector tool, MotionCompass™ – a web-based application that facilitates choosing a motor based on your application needs. MotionCompass will provide you with recommendations for our brushless DC and brush DC coreless products that best fit your needs, including all relevant data and performance curves. We invite you to register and set up an account with MotionCompass.

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From medical devices to various industrial applications that save, improve, and enhance lives, Portescap offers miniature motor technologies to solve the motion needs of a spectrum of end markets. We serve our customers through breadth of innovative product technologies encompassing brushless DC, brush DC, can stack motors, disc magnet motors and stepper linear actuators to optimize application performance.

EXHIBITORS LINE UP TO MAKE BULKEX A HIT

Exhibitors at BULKEX are looking forward to a busy two days at the conference on 18 and 19 October. With all stand space sold, delegates will be able to see more than 40 companies showcasing their products and services, giving them the opportunity for in-depth discussions as well as learning about new technology.