It is strongly advised that all companies with a steam boiler have a technical risk assessment in place for its boilers and boiler house. It is required by law under the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and is necessary to comply with the requirements of SAFed document BG01, HSE INDG 436 […]
A combination of an ElectroStatic Separator and a Metal Separation Module is enabling the recovery of fine copper and other metals from a waste product at a UK metal recycling company. Bunting is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of metal separators for the recycling and waste industries with European manufacturing and product […]
Concept Controls Ltd and SEEPEX UK Ltd provide a perfect solution A significant factor in baked goods manufacturing is the need to reduce the cost of raw material delivery into dough mixes. Modern research and process techniques have been used by AB Mauri, a major manufacturer and supplier of bakery ingredients, to produce a range […]
Stop unnecessary downtime with non-invasive signalling systems Over the past few years significant advances have been made in the performance and capability of pressure relief technology – essential safety components found within chemical processing plants.
The Water Jetting Association is marking its 40th anniversary by inviting more contractors and service users to join its drive to promote water jetting excellence across all industrial sectors. The WJA, the UK’s trade association for the water jetting industry, was founded by a group of 21 contractors during a meeting held in the Metropole […]
mk is expanding its service range and enhancing its QuickDesigner conveyor configurator. The available options now also include adjustable side rails and new stand systems. The wide range of conveyor system variants is almost endless so mk offer conveyor technology online for fast and easy configuration of an individual belt conveyor. The configurator can be found […]
A new range of security fasteners has been launched to prevent offenders from stealing or tampering with equipment in hospitals and other medical centres. The innovative 5-Lobe pin from TR Fastenings is the first complete range of security fasteners made from corrosion-resistant A4-70 stainless steel – the preferred material for all applications across the health […]
Here’s the dilemma, you consistently hit the same cable and wiring issue, the only solution you have uses existing products and you know the end result is far from ideal. But it’s all you have! This is a frustrating issue faced by many electrical engineers. Surely, there’s a better way, a better solution.
Kollmorgen Provides Advances in Plasma Cutting Machine Capabilities for Emerging Turkish Company Challenge A Turkish-based company was looking to improve the cost, cut quality and machine serviceability of their flagship plasma cutting machine. A change from their existing supplier’s design to a higher-quality, more-robust solution was needed to gain market share.
Understanding how O-rings and seals leak is crucial to the safety and reliability of almost every engineering process and product. There are two approaches – the head in the sand approach or actually testing this critically important factor.
While metal detectors are an integral first step in food safety, proper management with regular testing are vital to ensure optimum protection is achieved. To provide food manufacturers with a reliable, accurate and auditable testing procedure, Fortress Technology has unveiled the latest version of its Halo digital testing. Available on Fortress’ full range of digital […]
Industry 4.0 has led to new ways of working, changing how machines are monitored and maintained. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to rethink how they work, with office staff working remotely and engineers offering online support. It’s highlighted how remote access can keep a company in business and, in some circumstances, can be more […]
Over the years, Georg UK have designed Rigs to test all sorts of products from the very small (eg human tissue to be bombarded with radiation) to the very large (eg full scale four carriage high speed Train). These projects spark the interest of our engineers who relish a challenge.
Porvair Sciences has introduced a new 2.2ml 96 deep well plate specifically designed to be fully compatible with the Thermo Scientific™ KingFisher™ range of nucleic acid purification systems. For many labs, up-front sample preparation and handling represents a major bottleneck in their research workflow, as it is largely done manually. Widely used for the nucleic […]
Resolve Optics reports on how ultra large format lenses it has developed are helping a next generation aerial surveillance camera gain data on coastal erosion faster and in more detail. Coastal erosion is a main environmental concern which requires accurate aerial data. Aerial surveillance specialists – IMAO SAS have recently undertaken a photogrammetric survey in […]
Croft Filters are a leading UK manufacturer of over 34 year experience, specialising in the manufacture of high quality custom filtration solutions. The Company supplies a variety of diverse industrial sectors, including: Chemical, Food, Beverage, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical and Energy amongst others. Notably, Croft’s products are widely used among engineering firms operating within different […]
Directly injecting steam as a means of sterilising and diluting liquid drink products is a well-established technique for beverages such as plant-based milk products, which are experiencing a boost in popularity. According to a report by Mintel1, sales of vegan-friendly, plant-based milks have surged 10% over the past two years, and it is now the […]
Hexapods are becoming increasingly common for industrial applications, particularly for alignment and testing tasks that require rapid, simultaneous motion in multiple degrees of freedom. They offer a practical and user-friendly alternative to stacking individual stages together, which are more complicated to control and have inherently higher errors; each stage has its own errors, and these […]
EXL Chain is a new high precision Roller Chain with superior quality and durability being launched in the UK by Donghua Limited. Donghua EXL Roller Chain is a premium chain positioned within our Solution range. Utilising different materials, material treatments and layer technologies, our EXL Roller Chain offers the best possible quality/price ratio for all […]
New Impac Series 600 from Advanced Energy provides highly accurate temperature measurement, customizable design, and easy installation and maintenance for industrial manufacturing. The digital pyrometers are designed for non-contact temperature measurement of non-metallic or coated metallic surfaces in industrial manufacturing applications.
Ultrasonic Thickness Testing An ultrasonic thickness gauge is a hand-held electronic device that tells the user the remaining thickness of the material being tested. This technique is most relevant when the user only has access to one side of the material.
Centrifugal pumps depend on cooling and lubrication to operate efficiently, reliably and with a long service life. The solutions commonly used for this purpose in the industry are mostly constructions made of a lot of different components. These are often not exactly matched to each other and also require a lot of space and installation […]
Silicon photonics requires precise alignment of individual components during manufacture to ensure correct functionality and maximum efficiency of the final product. This process typically entails aligning a fibre to a laser output, or a series of very small lenses and fibres to make up a device. Despite ever-increasing demand from the data communications sector, time-consuming […]
By Karl Lycett – Rittal UK’s Product Manager for Climate Control The UK Food and Beverage sector is one of many industries that is having to rapidly adjust to consumer needs and behaviours. Demand for food and drink products is such that facilities are now having to offer round-the-clock production to support both modern lifestyles […]
Bindatex, the UK’s leading provider of specialist process and cutting services, has taken a transformative step and increased productivity by 20% after adopting digital technology to capture, analyse and manage production data, as part of the Made Smarter scheme.
Complete PowerLok Connector Series now available from RS LONDON, UK, 29 October 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has announced new additions to the range of Amphenol PowerLokä connectors that it offers to customers. The addition of the […]
Analytik reports on pioneering work undertaken by Professor Welland’s group at the Nanoscience Centre in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge (UK) using a LM20 Microfluidizer to help produce high conductivity carbon nanotube films.
COVID-19 has had an undeniable impact on how we live – but how could the pandemic potentially change the way we approach ventilation within our healthcare facilities as we learn from the coronavirus and tackle potential airborne infection control?
Siemens Digital Industries installs best in class Industrial IT infrastructure to help Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Ltd produce the next generation of wind turbine blades in Hull
Recognising that high-quality interconnections play an important role in enhancing the reliability of automation systems, ifm electronic is now offering an extensive range of ecolink cables for use with field-mounted sensors. Suitable for use in a wide range of applications, including those in hygienic and wet areas, the new cables not only reduce wiring time […]
When a major manufacturer of medical machinery needed to minimise the size of its equipment it turned to Oxford-based Carter Bearings for some solutions With hospital space at a premium even before the advent of any surges in demand, the need to maximise ward, bed, theatre and laboratory space by minimising the size of medical […]
~ Using software and sensors to determine the future of machines ~ If predictions are correct, by 2021 25 billion devices will be connected to the internet of things (IoT). Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European marketing manager at gearbox manufacturer, WEG explains where geared motor maintenance fits into this paradigm.
(Arvada, CO, USA, October 28th2020) Leading nanometer-level motion control technology innovator — ALIO Industries — is continuing to advocate the examination of the impact of 6D repeatability testing and performance on single and multi-axis motion control systems. Advancements in manufacturing processes and metrology sensors along with the continuing demand from industry to create innovative technologies and […]