Laser Marking Without The Cost Of The Laser

Laser technology has become the preferred method of marking products of varying material types and across multiple market sectors. The majority of business using the technology will have one or more laser marking systems as part of their production processes. In certain instances, there is a desire to take advantage of the many benefits which […]

NKK Switches – quality and functionality

Robust and reliable solutions for industry and more. Switches are electromechanical components that control the current flow by connecting and disconnecting the electrical circuit. Even the popularity of touch screens has not changed the fact that it is still the leading method of user-device interaction. Therefore, they perform an extremely important function, and at the […]

Battery innovations take centre stage at HIMSS

~ MedTech battery specialist introducing two innovative power solutions at Las Vegas show ~ Medical battery manufacturer Ultralife Corporation is redefining portable power for the global healthcare IT industry at this year’s HIMSS exhibition at the Venetian-Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas from August 9–13, 2021. From stand 3856, the medical technology power specialist will […]

Edge Computing for Dummies – From Pipelines to Till Lines

By Greg Hookings, Head of Business Development – Digitalisation, Stratus Technologies Across the board businesses are under more pressure than ever to optimise performance and productivity. Whether that is a pipeline transporting precious petroleum or a retail chain with multiple stores, every small, medium and large enterprise can turn data into actionable results through the […]

Youngs Launch UKAS Temperature Calibration Services

Expanding on the enhancements added during the COVID-19 restrictions, the Young Calibration Laboratory (Lab 0604) has invested a further £200,000 in reference instrumentation for the calibration of temperature and humidity sensors. Having successfully extended the UKAS scope of accreditation in the previous year, the company has further invested in both dry block and stirred liquid […]

Reliable lubrication without lubricating

Eisele connectors supply spray dosing systems from HPM Technologie In applications as diverse as metal machining and food production, it is necessary to apply cooling lubricants, grease, oil, alcoholic solutions and many other fluids to surfaces and components. In contrast to conventional nozzle systems, the spray heads from HPM Technologie ensure precise distribution of the […]

Safe and sustainable anti-odour socks

~ NODOR socks prevent foot odour without harming the environment ~ NODOR, a specialist sock brand, has teamed up with antimicrobial material specialist, Parx Materials, to create a new range of anti-odour socks. Using a novel additive free of biocides and toxic substances, NODOR socks are designed to keep feet fresh, clean and odour-free – […]

Rugged aluminium Die Cast Enclosures from BCL provide tough yet easy-to-machine protection

IP54 protection against dust and water splashing; available in painted or unpainted versions    July 2021 – New from BCL Enclosures are a series of rugged, die-cast aluminium alloy enclosures designed specifically to protect electronic instruments.  Rated to IP54 against dust ingress to ensure normal continuous operation of their contents as well as protect against […]

AEMT announces new President

At its recent AGM, the Association for Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) announced the appointment of Shaun Sutton as its new honorary President. The organisation’s AGM was its first hybrid event, with members given the option of attending the event in person at the iconic Silverstone Circuit, or joining remotely.

ABB’s IRB 1300 robot enhanced with new protection for harsh and cleanroom applications

IRB 1300 features IP67, Foundry Plus 2 and cleanroom ISO 4 versions, enabling new applications in harsh and contamination-free production environments ABB’s 6-axis IRB 1300 industrial robot includes new protection elements that enable it to be used in tough industrial applications and contamination-free production processes, opening new opportunities for increased productivity, improved product quality and […]

New Range of Vaccine Monitoring Kits

Data loggers are essential temperature monitoring devices for fridges and freezers storing vaccines. We now offer a range of vaccine monitoring kits that follow both CDC and NHS guidelines and that include a digital data logger, a glycol bottle probe and calibration certificate. From Lascar Electronics, these devices are available with USB, WiFi and SMS […]

Eliminating IT bottlenecks with simplicity

~ Low code platforms hold the key ~ Albert Einstein famously said “Genius is making complex ideas simple”. The digital transformation of industrial processes can be challenged by a cloud of data complexity, but a simplified IT platform can reduce the workload. Here, Johan Jonzon, CMO and Co-Founder of pioneer in edge analytics for the […]

Vision Engineering continues rapid digital transformation with 360˚online product demo launch

Vision Engineering, a 63 year old British leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality visual measurement and inspection technologies, has developed a 360˚ online showroom, enabling its website visitors ( to ‘virtually visit’ its UK headquarters, see and experience its range of ergonomic non-contact and contact optical and digital microscopy and measuring systems.

The importance of partnerships in the Defence sector

~ Why you should create partnerships and avoid transactional relationships in mission-critical industries ~ Reliability and longevity are some of the hallmarks of industrial systems used in the Defence sector, with systems often expected to be in place for decades. However, it is often the case that when purchasing systems from third-party sellers, they are […]