Effective Virus Particle Analysis Using Dynamic Light Scattering

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.

Design & Development of Optical Modules & Systems

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.

CME’s Technology & Expertise Deliver An Integrated Solution For Podiatry Treatment Manufacturer

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 […]

We need to go deeper!

~ 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, […]

TFC boosts its presence in Ireland post-lockdown

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 […]

£1.2m CNC investment helps TGM move up the aerospace and defence supply chain

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 […]

Contrinex robust🔨 Inductives help ‘lift the lid’🚛 – Material Handling equipment – Matl.PLUSAx.co.uk

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 […]

Trotec unveils the new laser marker U300

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 Launches New APV Homogeniser Models Designed to Enhance your Productivity

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 […]

ABB’s new 3D inspection robot system makes quality control testing ten times faster

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 […]

Siemens New Desigo Controllers Transform Buildings into High Performing Assets

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 […]

Heat Metering Training.

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 […]

Automation in manufacturing connectors

~ 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.

Emerging trends in automotive materials

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 […]

Telsonic’s PowerWheelÒ Technology Delivers Weight Saving Benefits In Automotive Cable Assemblies

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 […]

Atlas Copco introduces unique ceramic desiccant dryer with lower pressure drop and greater energy savings

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 similar can humans and robots be?

~ 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, […]

Pickering Interfaces launches turnkey LXI microwave switch and signal routing subsystem service

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 […]

Transparency & Control Across IT Racks’ Power Consumption @rittal_ltd

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 […]

IChemE gives first level 3 apprenticeship qualification stamp of approval to Reynolds Training Services

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 […]

Companies back apprenticeship investment as In-Comm announces 23 new apprentices

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.