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 […]


The decision by power generation company EDF to repair, rather than replace, leaking pipework at its nuclear power plant in Bugey has proved hugely beneficial both practically and financially.  Maintenance engineers used Henkel’s LOCTITE® Composite Pipe Repair System to restore the integrity of 170m of fresh water pipes, a process that was undertaken without the […]

JET PRESS is all set to work with EV Charging Point makers

There are increasing numbers of electric vehicles on British roads, and this is great news for the environment. But can the supply of EV charging points keep up with the increasing demand?  Ofgem, the government regulator for gas and electricity markets in the UK, recently conducted a survey.  They found 36% of households that don’t […]


~ 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.


The automotive giant has revolutionised the fabrication of jigs, tools and fixtures across its Barcelona manufacturing line, reducing costs by 95% and lead times from one week to just one day. The car manufacturer could roll out the technology to create parts and prototypes at other sites after a successful introduction in Europe. Nissan has […]

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 […]


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 […]

How to Get the Most From Your Production Hours

By Deon van Aardt, Marketing Manager, SolutionsPT Manufacturers of all shapes and sizes strive to be as efficient as possible. The more efficient they are, the easier it is for them to meet business goals and drive future growth. However, even with the best-laid plans, it isn’t an easy feat to accomplish. 

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 […]