Over the coming weeks Ceratizit is staging a series of online deals for its market-leading cutting tools, which will offer a selection of tools at very advantageous prices. The offers begin with a focus on indexable insert drilling, with a range of KUB Pentron drilling systems.
Testa Analytical Solutions e.K. reports that Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) can be used as an effective analytical technique for analyzing virus particles in solution. A new application report examines four fish viruses incubated under laboratory culture conditions that have the potential to wreak significant economic damage to both recreational and commercially important fish populations.
For over 35 years, Tebis has provided CAD/CAM/MES software and associated services for mechanical component, model, pattern, die and mould manufacture, serving aerospace, automotive, motorsport, oil & gas industries etc. Tebis has been developing and offering the capabilities to allow customers to build Digital Twin models of these into Tebis CAM software. With Digital Twin […]
Resolve Optics offer an expert service for designing and developing integrated optical modules and systems that perfectly match your application. An optical system or module typically consists of a series of elements, which can include lenses, mirrors, light sources, detectors, reflecting prisms, dispersing devices, filters and fibre-optics.
The medical and pharmaceutical sector is an area of growth for CME, and when a manufacturer of Podiatry products required an enhanced and fully integrated solution to their product handling, assembly and packaging operations, CME was recommended by Allied Pharma Limited as the company that could deliver the innovative technology required for the application. The […]
BioChromato Inc. has introduced a gamma sterilized version of its popular RAPID Slit Seal for scientists looking to eliminate solvent evaporation from samples when culturing cells in 96-well microplates. Proven in labs worldwide, RAPID Slit Seal is a proprietary self-closing microplate seal that returns to its original state even when punched with an HPLC or […]
~ What is deep learning and how can it benefit manufacturing? ~ In Christopher Nolan’s 2010 masterpiece Inception, the protagonist is a corporate spy who steals information by infiltrating people’s dreams, exploring the different layers of his victims’ subconscious to find a path to the desired information. Deep learning, a specialised form of machine learning, […]
Brillopak has launched a new Dual Crate DESTAKer for feeding empty retail crates to food packing lines at high speed with maximum flexibility. Based on the same proven operating principle as the original Crate DESTAKer system, the new Dual Crate DESTAKer destacks two stacks simultaneously, enabling handling of 18 crates per minute and servicing of […]
Leading supplier of fasteners and supply chain solutions TFC is helping manufacturers in Ireland recover from the effects of lockdown by powering up its new facility in Portadown, Northern Ireland. The company is embracing the challenges of the new working environments with the help of customer video conferencing, hygienic product handling and safe vendor managed […]
Targeting opportunities with the major aerospace primes has seen a Lancashire manufacturing specialist invest £1.2m into state-of-the-art CNC technologies. TGM, which is part of the £43m Aero Services Global (AS.G) Group, has just completed its first parts for a MoD contract on its recently installed Zimmermann FZ33 compact milling machine. The long bed capabilities, machine […]
A material handling company manufacturers a forklift attachment which comprises two sets of forks, for unloading bulk cargo from a shipping container. Whilst a lower pair of forks support the container, another pair of forks, lift the container’s lid. To unload, the lid is lifted away, and the lower forks rotate, tipping out the container’s […]
Brillopak has come up with an innovative way of using an electronic apple to inform and assist development of its award-winning UniPAKer robotic crate packer for fresh produce. By measuring the G-forces that an apple is subjected to during the crate packing process, this intelligent logging device has enabled Brillopak’s engineers to make design enhancements […]
U300: Simply Laser Marking Trotec Laser, a market leading supplier of laser cutting, engraving and marking machines, has introduced the latest in efficient laser marking tools, the U300. Part of the Rayjet series of laser machines, the U300 features a working area of 190 x 190 mm and is designed for efficient marking of metals […]
SPX® FLOW, a global process solutions enterprise, has launched two new APV® Rannie® and Gaulin® homogeniser models. With more than 120 years of experience innovating homogenisers, the new 57T and 77T models add to the already high-profile line available from SPX FLOW and its APV brand. The latest additions to the homogeniser portfolio are designed to deliver powerful performance and […]
The GTMA has identified over 500 UK-based companies across the country working in 3D Printing (3DP) / Additive Manufacture (AM) as a core element of their business operations. Many more are using the technology and optimizing design of components to maximise the benefits of moving to this technology as a route to production. We have […]
Asynt reports upon the synthesis of novel Gold (Au) organometallic complexes for use by researchers in the School of Chemistry at the University of Bristol (UK) achieved using a DrySyn SnowStorm Reactor and DrySyn Splitter Manifold. The aim of the research being undertaken at the University of Bristol was to create new Au(I) organometallic complexes for use […]
Fast and accurate robotic testing will enable validation of more batches in much less time for the automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery and construction sectors A 3D quality inspection robot system, up to 10 times faster than Coordinated Measuring Machine (CMM) systems, can dramatically accelerate production by providing fast, accurate testing to make metrology easier and […]
~ Fiber alignment in composite materials ~ Animals as different as lions, piranha and ants have something in common: their ability to hunt in groups. The anatomy of a wild hunt is complex. Each member of the pack has a role to play, and a specific position in the group’s formation. Just a step out […]
Easy and fast engineering with Desigo Engineering Framework Open by design for integration of different protocols and devices with no need for additional hardware or software Offers wireless access to controllers, remote cloud connection Secure connectivity and encrypted communication Siemens Smart Infrastructure launched its new building automation controllers. Desigo PXC4 and PXC5 to transform buildings into […]
We are pleased to announce that we are re-starting our training sessions! If you would like to top up your knowledge on heat metering look no further, we have over 20 years’ experience and can provide either certified CPD Heat Meter training or a less formal Lunch n Learn session. Both sessions cover Heat/Energy Metering and […]
We are delighted to welcome Dr Jennifer Johns to the GTMA team, bringing a range of expertise including research on technological change and innovation in global supply chain networks. She is a Reader in International Business at The University of Bristol. We have been working with Jennifer on a number of projects and are collaborating […]
~ Walking through a highly automated connector facility ~ Automation underpins the modern world, but just how much of a role does it play in the manufacture of cable connectors? Here, Mark Bailie, European Operations Manager at cable and connector specialist PEI-Genesis, walks us through the company’s highly automated facility in Southampton.
The materials that can make cars more innovative and sustainable The automotive industry is in the midst of a technological revolution characterised by the convergence of new digital technologies with traditional car manufacture. Most of the major industry players are investing in technologies to develop cars that are autonomous, connected, electric and enable shared mobility (ACES). Here, Kathie […]
Engineers can now bring the performance and cost-saving benefits of the Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5380 controllers to more safety applications. Rockwell Automation has expanded the family of safety controllers with the addition of the new Compact GuardLogix 5380 SIL 3 controller.
Aluminium cables are now becoming commonplace in automotive on-board power supply systems. The typical assembly process for these cables often involves securely welding and crimping large cross section aluminium cables within a thick walled tubular copper cable lug. The shortcomings which are characteristic of conventional crimping processes, when joining dissimilar metals, can be reliably overcome […]
The new, compact CD 20⁺-335⁺ is the first compressed air dryer to use the revolutionary Cerades™ ceramic solid structural desiccant and has been developed and patented by Atlas Copco to achieve improved air quality, at lower energy and service costs, along with environmental and health protection benefits. Until now, desiccant in air dryers has always […]
~ How to reduce human error and training-time using guidance systems ~ AR allows you to experience an enhanced version of reality. From computer games to manufacturing, this technology can help humans gain repeatable and reliable results just as a robot would. Here, Chloe Reynolds, regional sales engineer for lean enterprise at The Sempre Group, […]
How do you come back from a difficult racing season in motorsport? Aiden Moffat reveals his plan to return stronger than ever for the 2020 KwikFit BTCC season. photos: Aiden Moffat Racing words: BAM Motorsports 2019 was undoubtedly a difficult race season for Aiden Moffat in the BTCC, with the young Scotsman nearly hanging up […]
Fast turnaround, cost-effective multiplexer, matrix and complex routing solutions, ready-to-use out of the box August 04, 2020 – Clacton-on-Sea, UK – Pickering Interfaces, the leading supplier of modular signal switching and simulation solutions for use in electronic test and verification, launches a new value-add turnkey LXI microwave switch and signal routing subsystems service. This new […]
Energy consumption has become a vital consideration for anyone aiming to run an economical IT operation. In order to understand energy consumption, users need transparency and data which is why Rittal has integrated measurement functionality and detailed energy analyses within its new PDU (Power Distribution Unit) product range. The new PDUs can be configured online […]
High hazards training provider Reynolds Training Services has had its qualification approved by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) – the first level 3 diploma to be approved by IChemE. Approval has been awarded for Reynolds Training Services’ new Bulk Storage Operator Technician level 3 diploma, which is part of a two-year apprenticeship offering a […]
Employers are still investing in apprentices despite the pandemic according to a leading West Midlands training provider. In-Comm Training, which operates three technical academies across the Black Country and Shropshire, has just released 23 new vacancies for young people and mature workers looking to train in administration, operations or various disciplines of engineering.
Most advanced turning grade is the new champion for machining Nickel, Cobalt and Iron based metals for aerospace and beyond. Kennametal has introduced its newest and most advanced turning grade, KCS10B, for nickel, cobalt and iron-based superalloys used in aerospace and other high temperature applications. KCS10B, which features a revolutionary coating applied to an ultra-fine […]