Grande Fête in Frankfurt as winners of the 17th ABB LEAF Awards 2018 are announced

The 17th iteration of the ABB awards recognise the growing influence of some of the most impactful designs in our built environment with the Zaha Hadid Architects, ‘Port House’, Antwerp, Belgium crowned, as ‘Overall Winner 2018’. This year, the prestigious architectural ceremony received even greater exposure from to the global industry, through combining the ABB […]

EngineeringUK announces new Chief Executive

EngineeringUK today announced the appointment of Dr Hilary Leevers as its new Chief Executive. Hilary, who will join the organisation in January, is currently Head of Education and Learning at Wellcome, where she has led a programme to improve science education and position it as an organisational priority for the charitable foundation.

New In-house Unit for the Mechanical Testing of Heat Treated Components

Metal heat treatment specialist, Wallwork Group, have opened a new £130K in-house mechanical testing facility, certified by UKAS, at their Cambridge plant. “Destructive testing is mainly specified by customers in Aerospace, however, it is becoming increasingly common in motorsport, medical devices and other industries where there can be no compromise in product integrity. The new […]


Measuring and monitoring of rotary speed and rotary shaft position on machines, industrial installations and electric drives is a key requirement in many industry sectors to ensure optimum performance. Rotary encoders and angle sensors are the preferred devices to achieve this and sensor specialists BAUMER offer one of the most comprehensive ranges of encoders and […]

Yokogawa releases the DTSXTM1 Fibre Optic Heat Detector –An OpreX TM Field Instruments facility monitoring and fire detection solution that is housed in an easy-to-install enclosure–

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that it has developed the DTSXTM1 fibre optic heat detector, an OpreXTM Field Instruments heat sensing and fire detection solution. Housed in an enclosure and suitable for use with Yokogawa-specified fibre optic cables, the DTSX1 is a cost-effective all-in-one facility monitoring and fire detection solution that is easy to install. […]

The Swiss Federal Railways and ALTAMETRIS create a 3D model of a rocky slope with sub-centimetre precision

In the framework of the European In2Smart project, ALTAMETRIS, the drone subsidiary of SNCF Réseau, was commissioned to work on-site, at an altitude of over 1100 m, in Brienz/Brinzauls in the Swiss Alps, to validate new technological methods of detecting, modelling and preventing natural hazards, potentially affecting infrastructures. The slope, situated in the region of […]

Trio Motion’s new Flex-6 Nano integrated EtherCAT® motion controller and Flexslice modules perfectly suit Mclennan’s systems design and build capability

Recently launched by Trio Motion and available with full support from Mclennan, the new Flex-6-Nano is a powerful integrated EtherCAT servo/stepper controller for high-speed synchronised motion and machine control. With factory loaded modules for 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 or 64 axes and with additional motion expansion through add-on axis modules, the din-rail mounted system […]


  Efficient drive technology for intralogistics and conveyor technologyThe Post-EXPO is a leading international exhibition and conference for the postal and parcel service industry. This year, the event will be held in Hamburg from 9 to 11 October. With its IE4 motors, LogiDrive systems and a PROFIsafe interface module, NORD will be presenting safe and […]

Optimal wound management with Herga wireless footswitches: Herga’s Bluetooth® footswitch controls the innovative Medaxis’ micro-waterjet device

A new ground-breaking machine for medical treatment of acute and chronic wounds includes a Herga Technology 6210 series Bluetooth® footswitch. Developed and produced by the Swiss medical technology company Medaxis AG, the debritom+ cleans acute and chronic wounds precisely by means of a high-pressure micro water jet. The treatment frees chronic wounds from coverings, as […]


LEMO will be exhibiting its latest range of industry-leading electrical and fibre optic interconnect solutions from the 17 – 18 October 2018 at Engineering Design Show 2018. This is the UK’s only event entirely dedicated to engineering, electronics and embedded design which provides the ideal environment for design engineers to benefit from direct access to […]

Mclennan expands at the 2018 Engineering Design Show

Mclennan aim to be much more than just Premier when it comes to motion control components and motion and mechatronic systems. Mclennan’s aim is to be a key partner in both your design and manufacturing processes. Visit Stand D14 for first-hand information on our custom specification and build expertise, our motion distribution service and our […]

APPLICATION NOTE: Zemic load cell for high-speed packaging machinery: DAMTECH choose Zemic load cell and weight transmitter for egg grading machine

DAMTECH Egg-Handling BV specialises in automated egg processing machinery and recently, with the help of load measurement specialists Zemic Europe, developed its latest E-Grader 40 egg weighing, sorting and packaging system. With a maximum capacity to grade 28800 eggs each hour and scalable up to six lines, the state-of-the-art machine utilises Zemic’s L6N series single-point […]