Raptor OWL 640 T VIS-SWIR Camera

The World’s First SWaP Optimised ½” / VGA InGaAs Sensor with VIS-SWIR Response The Owl 640 T is the latest variant of the Owl 640 family, being the world’s first SWaP optimised ½” / VGA InGaAs sensor with a 10µm x 10µm pixel pitch. The Owl 640 T offers a spectral response from 0.6µm to […]

Portescap’s new Ultra EC series slotless and brushless DC motor with integrated driver available from Mclennan

Recently launched by Portescap and available from UK motion specialist Mclennan, the new 22ECP35-2A DC slotless and brushless motor features an integrated driver and offers the potential to simplify installation and operation for motion control applications where smooth control, long working life and cost optimisation are project essentials. The 22 mm diameter, 9-Watt motor expands […]

Robust and durable linear measurement: New heavy duty, inductive linear position sensor suits vehicles and machines in harsh environments

Ixthus Instrumentation Ltd, the sensor and instrumentation systems manufacturer and distributor, has expanded its range of linear position sensors with the new heavy-duty, inductive technology equipped ILT series for measurement stroke length from 25 mm to 600 mm. An exceptionally durable and compact 35 mm diameter anodised aluminium casing offers IP67 / IP69K environment rating […]


~ Exel Composites’ product development engineer discusses her journey ~ Yesterday, International Women in Engineering Day (IWED) took place as a global celebration of females in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field. This year’s campaign follows the theme ’Engineering Heroes’ to celebrate female engineers who recognize a problem, then dare to be part […]

Pick & Place with Linear Motors

Modular Robotics Linear Motors have greatly simplified fast precision linear motion and Linmot® has been the main pioneer of the tubular type of motor. This form is much simpler to implement and allow for the direct replacement of pneumatic cylinders without need additional encoders and switches.

Quality Engineered Steam and Hot Water Boiler Solutions

CFB Boilers is a 125-year-old boiler company that offers a complete range of specialist steam products and services. From steam, electric, hot water boilers and ancillaries to fully bespoke plant room design and installation, these suppliers are the experts that hundreds of companies across dozens of industries turn to for quality engineered, high performance, reliable […]

Delta Cotton Swabs’ Automatic Inspection and Packaging Solution Enhances Product Quality

Smart Manufacturing Integrates Machine Vision and Industrial Robots Many people cannot imagine a day without using cotton swabs. Behind such a small product, there is extensive know-how from production to packaging. Since the unit price is relatively low, the investment in time and resources is highly sensitive. To optimize results, the cotton swabs must be […]


Axium Process is offering manufacturers a unique ‘pick and mix’ liquid filtration solution ensuring consistent product quality and minimal downtime. The company has developed a universal stainless steel filter housing which can be used with three distinct filter screens. Each screen has specialist capabilities making them suitable for multiple applications across industries including pharmaceutical, food, […]

Edge Computing Enables IT and OT Convergence with Three Core Benefits

By Jason Andersen, Vice President of Strategy and Product Management, Stratus Technologies The convergence of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), as well as the cross-over of responsibility for those technologies for IT and operations professionals have been a long-standing discussion. Digital Transformation initiatives over recent years have accelerated this conversation and catalysed new […]

Sunseeker Track’ Down FARO® and ‘Project’ a Quality Image

Within the demanding marine sector, the accurate positioning, alignment and assembly of components, especially larger, cumbersome elements such as boats’ hulls, is a regular and often challenging requirement. Famous superyacht builder, Sunseeker has eliminated the difficulties associated with these tasks following the recent purchase of two complementary, laser-based technologies from FARO UK. The cutting-edge FARO […]

New muxponders enables 400G technology over single wavelength   

To affordably increase the capacify of existing networks, telecommunications networks specialist Salumanus is now offering to the UK market the PL-4000M & PL-4000T Muxponder/Transponder from PacketLight Networks, the first solutions to deliver 400G capacity over a single wavelength using pluggable line optics. The new muxponders will help telco operators and service providers speed up the […]