Technologies that were once thought to be science fiction are now common in manufacturing. Cobots and humans together work side by side, processes are simulated through digital twins and employees can be trained remotely thanks to virtual reality. However, one of the biggest issues remains how to get the right part or raw material, to […]
Being ever more sustainable is one of the strategic objectives that FPT Industrial is facing, and it is also a major challenge. The requirement to reach the European CO2 emission targets in 2025 and 2030 make the use of alternative fuels and e-fuels possible paths to addressing these challenges.
A key part of Europump’s remit to serve the Europe-wide pump industry is to stage regular meetings of its internal Commissions. Traditionally these gatherings have been hosted by one of its member organisations, and so have visited numerous European cities over the years. However, with the current level of Covid induced restrictions, a virtual approach […]
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Despite a challenging year one of the major success stories of 2020 is that of Abacus Flooring Solutions Ltd. An industrial & commercial flooring specialist founded by Nick Megson in August last year.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has required an agile response from not only the NHS but also the manufacturers of the personal protection equipment, medical devices and monitoring systems required to treat seriously ill patients.
Workers and businesses have never been more aware of the need for positive occupational hygiene culture than they are as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The challenge industry now faces in reopening is balancing worker health, the concerns of employee and legal and legislative responsibility around operating a ‘Covid secure’ workplace.
Ethernet switches build a network connection, allowing devices to talk to each other. Switches are essential tools in the networking structure; enabling swift and efficient delivery of data packets between devices, whether they’re at opposite ends of a factory or on different sides of the world.
~ As pressure grows on warehousing, fine tuning motion control will be key to deliver ~ In the wake of COVID-19, an increasing number of logistics professionals are considering new automation technologies in warehouses to improve efficiency and respond to market demands. However, improving control of existing systems is just as important. Here, Stephen Hayes, […]
As a branch of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, BIO-FED is the specialist for innovative and application-oriented biocompounds. The product portfolio under the trade name M·VERA® is constantly being expanded with new products. The company is developing and supplying now a wide range of sustainable PLA-based compounds.
In order to efficiently access the performance features of the NVIDIA and Raspberry Pi 4 platforms for embedded vision applications, ALRAD offers The Imaging Source portfolio of MIPI CSI-2 board cameras. Many embedded machine vision applications (especially multi-camera applications) require cable lengths longer than the maximum 20 cm reached with MIPI CSI-2 cameras. Using the […]
A new dimension of “durability”. Universal vandal-resistant switches by SCHURTER
The Atrato and MetraFlow ultrasonic flowmeters from Titan Enterprises have been designed to enable drug manufacturers to streamline production and reduce costs. These devices measure the rate of flow of fluids with extraordinary levels of accuracy, helping drug manufacturers control small details that make a big difference during production.
Filters are critical components throughout many different supply chains. These include key industries that continue to work hard to meet demand, such as: Food and Drink, Energy and Pharmaceutical. These vital industries are operating at full capacity and a breakdown within their production lines now will have catastrophic effect on delivering their goods to their […]
eSight Energy A key challenge facing many Engineering Managers in the product development life-cycle is the introduction of new corporate sustainability goals. Having a comprehensive understanding of energy consumption and usage across the plant enables managers to balance the corporate sustainability goals as well as prioritising product development.
Those familiar with the maxon catalogue and technical specification will have noticed that there are specified maximum ambient and winding temperatures for our motors. The majority of DC motors have a maximum ambient temperature between 85⁰C and 100⁰C, and a maximum winding temperature between 100⁰C and 125⁰C.
Dyneo+ from Nidec Leroy-Somer is a new range of super premium efficiency permanent magnet-assisted synchronous reluctance motors which incorporate alone all the benefits of induction and synchronous permanent magnet technologies. Dyneo+ offers in addition significant advances in terms of smart drive solutions.
The Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the benefits of working remotely utilising new and existing technologies to monitor and manage operations from a distance, whether a few meters away on the factory floor, or on the other side of the world.
As a specialised stockist and supplier of seamless pipes, fittings, flanges a in nickel and nickel alloys, the Corrotherm Group has served its customers in some of the world’s most demanding applications for over 27 years. The company specialises in supplying nickel and nickel alloy seamless pipe,, as well as a range of complementary fittings […]
By Steve Sherman, Managing Director of Schwank UK The series of Covid-19 restrictions have led to periodic closures of industrial and commercial premises. While many businesses throughout the UK have shown themselves remarkably resilient, the disruption caused by the pandemic emergency has been intense and widespread.
In any case, the encoder invariably affects the proper and efficient functioning of machines and systems. It is therefore a small investment in great profits of enterprises.
We are pleased to announce a new agreement with PHLOX Corp to provide their Machine Vision Lighting systems.
An Optimised Design for Valve Actuators The Camtorc series actuator is a mathematically derived cam system first manufactured in 1975. It has been in continuous production since, gaining a base in industries all over the world. Imtex Controls acquired all rights to the design in 2006 and integrated it into a modular assembly that is […]
Stockholm/Munich, 21st January 2021 – Crosser, a leading provider of Intelligent Edge Analytics software for Industrial IoT, and Advantech, a global leader in intelligent IoT systems and embedded platforms announced today that they have initiated a strategic alliance to empower global industries with Advanced Edge Analytics.
Multicar is an innovative monorail solution manufactured by Telelift Logistics in Munich and distributed in the UK by Quirepace. Multicar is a network monorail system which can be configured to travel both horizontally and vertically (and at any gradient) throughout a building or facility. On this network autonomous “trolleys” can carry payloads up to 40kg […]
Konecranes has supplied a material handling system, incorporating an S-series crane, at ABB Limited’s Drives Service Workshop (DSW) in Coalville, Leicestershire. The contract represents the first installation of the new generation S-series model in the UK.
In recent years, the ‘REMBE Safety Days’ series of events has repeatedly made Brilon a meeting place for global explosion safety and process safety. The content of the events was to present and discuss current topics in these areas as well as to create a platform for networking. In November 2019, 150 participants from five […]
From the very beginning, in parallel with the first PROFINET specifications, PI published an extensive security concept, which was further refined and adapted in multiple steps. It was not sufficient simply to protect plant networks and automation components, but more importantly, the used protective mechanisms and concepts should not interfere with the running of production […]
Porvair Sciences has launched a new second generation model of its Ultravap® Mistral – an automation-ready sample evaporator that offers throughput advantages to laboratories looking to optimise and accelerate sample preparation.
Precision Acoustics Limited, market-leading manufacturer of ultrasound measurement products for the medical and non-destructive testing (NDT) industries and supplier of MHz ultrasound equipment, has been shortlisted for two major industry awards in three separate categories.
The Crosby Group proudly introduces the world’s first improved high fatigue life shackle to end-users in the offshore mooring sector. The Crosby Group has pioneered a product innovation in the offshore mooring markets with the introduction of the HFL Kenter, a new high fatigue life shackle, under the Crosby Feubo brand. The Crosby Group is […]
Maintaining the company’s strategy for sustained growth in both home and overseas markets, Somerset based Automation and Packaging Machinery specialist CME Limited has strengthened its customer support team with the recent appointment of Alex Stewart as Senior Aftermarket Manager.
Security and brand engagement specialists Eltronis Group has today launched engage™, a new cloud-based software solution that provides brands with a simple, yet sophisticated tool, to link products to the internet through consumers’ smartphones.