One of the world’s leading authorities on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platforms has launched a first-of-its-kind offering that will help manufacturers gain visibility of current performance, analyse production bottlenecks and validate investments.
Pharmweigh, based near Bury St Edmunds -UK, is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality livestock and agricultural weighing equipment. Its load bars – portable weighing systems for all types of livestock, as well as feed mills and bagging etc. – are highly regarded for their exceptionally long life and high reliability. The same highly […]
Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has signed a contract with electro mechanical repair specialist Houghton International to extend maintenance support for the Tyne and Wear Metro until October 2023. Houghton International will work with Stadler to deliver an accelerated maintenance plan, increasing contracted volumes to extend the life of the current fleet of trains until the […]
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Optical Surfaces Ltd. reports on a technological development that has allowed them to produce a novel athermalized beam collimator design that delivers stable high performance across a wide temperature range.
To support the move towards a new generation of optical transceivers, Salumanus Ltd has launched two new types of modules. Built as part of the standard QSFP-DD interface, the 400G ZR and 400G ZR+ from GBC Photonics, Salumanus’ own manufacturing line, will power 400G connections and offer a cost-effective and sustainable solution for network and […]
Hostacom EKG 2087T Thermal management will become increasingly important in the current development of alternative drive concepts. For this purpose, suppliers to the automotive industry need application-optimised materials. The Hamburg-based plastics distributor K.D. Feddersen relies on Hostacom EKG 2087T from LyondellBasell for this purpose.
A manufacturer of textile handling machines trusts the speed, precision and reliability of Contrinex’s long-range Analogue Inductive sensors to measure the small changes in the position of a ‘dancer’ roller or ‘follower’, which follows the fabric web’s position and so indicates the web’s tension. The sensor’s precision measurement is fed into a tension control system, […]
~ Cost-effective legacy alarm replacements for Uganda’s power generator ~ If the alarm in your house becomes obsolete, you simply update it in line with the latest technology to keep you and your family safe. Unfortunately, this common-sense approach doesn’t always extend to industrial plants. Here Ian Loudon, international sales and marketing manager at legacy […]
Erin McDonnell, Associate Product Manager (Optical Test), Zygo Corporation Before looking at the problems that vibration causes when using a laser interferometer, and the ways that its effects can be overcome, it is worth briefly describing the way that laser interferometry works.
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Bearings may be small, but they play an invaluable role in keeping industrial machinery running smoothly. Improper lubrication, contamination, corrosion, overload, along with improper handling, mounting and storage are all leading causes of bearing failure. Here Chris Johnson, managing director at specialist bearing supplier SMB Bearings, outlines five steps to avoid these common problems and […]
Low-power, high-performance 11th Gen Tiger Lake Intel Core processors 2kV isolated I/O and wide input voltage ideal for industrial control applications
One of the UK’s leading suppliers of specialist metal components has taken delivery of a new laser cutting machine that could deliver up to £1m of new sales.
JVL Industri Elektronik A/S, the Danish motion control designer and manufacturer, has recently added a Wireless Industrial Ethernet communication option to its ServoStep™ integrated stepper motor series. Available with full support from Mclennan, JVL’s UK distribution partner, the new wireless option supports Profinet, EtherNet/IP and ModbusTCP/UDP protocols and is available across its MIS and MIL […]
ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, brought its innovative projection technology to “Moths to the Moon Light – A Lunar Cycle”, an outdoor community cycling event in England’s Milton Keynes
Temperature Measurement of Pouring Streams When liquid steel is tapped from a basic oxygen (BOF) or electric arc (EAF) furnace, it is advantageous to minimize the quantity of slag carried over into the ladle. Measuring the average temperature of the pouring stream during the pour can be a challenge with the presence of slag and […]
Unless you have been under a rock for the last few years you or your business will have been impacted by Covid, BREXIT supply challenges and skills shortages.
Precision Sheet Metal firm KMF has invested in two new Laser Profiling Machines which will increase cutting speeds, reduce operating costs and allow a greater range of materials to be processed.
While considerations should be made on the total cost of ownership (TCO) when specifying a pump, the most important criteria should be that it is fit for purpose, to ensure optimal productivity. Selecting the wrong pump can prevent the pump from performing to its full potential and lead to unnecessary downtime, wear, maintenance and energy […]
The launch of Windows 11 is imminent; many in the industrial market will be evaluating what to use for their next project, this article gives a brief look at the benefits and/or the challenges presented by these two Operating systems.
Innodisk has just released the first-of-its-kind Ultra Temperature DDR4 DRAM module that can operate from a chilling -40℃ to a scorching 125℃
The ODU Product Finder portal provides a simple-to-use down-select guide to ODU connectors.
ElectroCraft, Inc., the global fractional horsepower motor and motion solutions provider, releases a NEMA23 frame size to add to the ElectroCraft AxialPower™ Enhanced Series Stepper Linear Actuator product line.
ASCO Series 062 Rocker Isolation Valve 16mm interchangeable design enables optimized customization of compact fluid-handling manifolds, maximizing functionality and flexibility
Somerset based Automation and Packaging Machinery specialist CME Limited continues to build upon the company’s growth strategy for 2021 and beyond with the recruitment of Lindsay Lewis as HR Manager.
ifm electronic has introduced a new range of Ethernet switches which offer high vibration and shock resistance, complemented by extended temperature and voltage operating ranges. These features mean that the switches are suitable for use in almost any industrial environment and, as they carry E20 approval, they are also ideal for mobile applications, including those […]
The Caldwell Group has provided a 1,500-lb. capacity roll lifting beam and leveling system for a company that manufactures various types of hygienic wipes. A major advantage is that one operator can now complete the application instead of two.
INSPHERE is an innovative technology company focusing on developing and implementing metrology and data capture systems into high-value manufacturing processes. Working across multiple industries, including Energy, Automotive and Aerospace, the company creates solutions that enable measurement data to be used to drive and improve manufacturing processes, enabling a step-change in process flexibility, efficiency, and productivity.
Variohm EuroSensor continues to expand its range of pressure sensors with a new variant that meets the rigorous environmental and performance requirements of the rail transport industry. Tested to EN rail industry standards for EMC, vibration, shock, and corrosion resistance the new EPT3100R is available with IP66 or optionally IP69K protection. Twenty gauge-pressure range options […]
Crosser, an expert in edge analytics, integration and automation software and network monitoring specialist Paessler have announced a collaboration to provide customers with all-round monitoring of IT and OT environments. Based on Crosser’s pre-processing of OT data, Paessler’s PRTG Network Monitor can integrate OT environments and devices into overall monitoring to provide users with a […]
John Emptage – Sales & Marketing Manager, DK Holdings Limited Diamond is pure carbon in a cubic crystal structure and the hardest of all known materials to man. Many applications in the Engineering industry benefit from the use of this natural resource, especially processes machining difficult materials such as Tungsten Carbide, Glass and Composites. Diamond […]
Having finally staged the postponed 2020/21 Pump Industry Awards Ceremony to great applause in late September, the event once again achieved its goal of recognising and rewarding business and professional excellence right across the pump industry.
The investment will scale up additive manufacturing capabilities using MacLean’s proprietary high- durability Formetrix L-40 powder.
Wattmanufactur GmbH & Co. KG, a long-standing partner of Delta Electronics, opened the Lottorf Solar Park on July 30, 2021 with the Germany federal party chairman Dr. Robert Habeck (Bündnis 90/die Grünen) in attendance. The 10 MWp solar park in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg/Schleswig-Holstein is currently the largest ground-mounted photovoltaic system in Germany with a […]
When getting the most amount of detail from a moving target is critical, system developers are constantly looking for ways to increase framerates without compromising on image quality, ideally at minimal or no extra cost.
Stertil Dock Products has an enviable reputation for developing proven handling solutions for manufacturing companies, distribution centres and warehousing sites throughout the world. This expertise often embraces the introduction of solutions to meet the specific requirements of the food industry where temperature control and hygiene is of the utmost importance.
Market launch uEye XCP: Smallest industrial camera with housing and C-mount
~ Supply chain management for electric vehicle production ~ In October 2021, while petrol stations saw long queues, enquiries for electric vehicles (EVs) soared. The petrol shortage provided an additional nudge to accelerate the already growing consumer appetite for greener vehicles. Here Chris Billinge, business development director at supply chain specialist TFC, shares his insights […]
Buffering delivers a leaner, faster edition to your overall warehouse processes Warehouse and production operations use buffer systems when their processes include a wait or hold step, material handling process requires reserve inventory to manage fluctuating demands, or when there’s a requirement for a quick and accurate order consolidation process before shipping. Without the proper […]