KEB Automation is seeing an increase in demand for its range of three-phase motors and geared motors. This demand is coming from a variety of industry sectors, including plastics and packaging machines, automotive production and textile machinery.
-MT300 meets a broad range of applications through a choice of nine models- The adoption of pressure sensors in consumer goods and wearables, and their increasing use in industries such as automotive and medical, has led to the need for higher levels of precision pressure measurement for their development and calibration. The new Yokogawa MT300 […]
Requests from hospitals and other organizations exceed 350,000 shields; first hospital shipment received on Mar. 25 A coalition of companies and universities assembled by Stratasys(NASDAQ: SSYS) to produce face shields leveraging 3D printers now numbers more than 150, the company said. Among others, the list includes Boeing, Toyota Motor Company, Medtronic, Dunwoody College of Technology, […]
Process automation system from Rockwell Automation provides internal process and recipe control. Taking Advantage of the Boom Ten years ago, tourists looking for a taste of the local life in Southern Canada may have asked for one of the region’s best wines. Today, it’s all about craft beer.
Linear systems are extensively used to move doors, monitors or even panels laterally, or side-to-side. If a low driving force is required, especially for manual adjustments, rollers are often used in the bearing element to reduce friction. However, to absorb the lateral forces, the position of these rollers is crucial. As a solution, igus has […]
Schneider Electric, London – 31st March – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation, energy management, and automation, has announced a series of webinars to help universities develop a ‘Smart Campus’ strategy.
3D bioprinting offers opportunities such as testing treatment for diseases using artificially affected tissues, and through usingbioink, it’s much easier to solve problems on a patient-specific level, promoting simpler operations. Within this context this article assesses the possibilities that exist for bioprinting, and looks at a newly introduced technology option that can provide highly reliable […]
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is driving Global Lifting Awareness Day on 9 July 2020. LEEA members and the wider lifting community, from manufacturers to end users, have taken to social media to spread the word about raising standards throughout the industry and at the point of use, using the #GLAD2020 hashtag.
An increase in demand for its dosed products is behind the latest investment by a leading brand owner in a fully automated dosing, wrapping and packaging line from CME Limited.
Aaron Johnson, VP of Marketing and Customer Strategy, Accumold If you are undertaking a micro injection molding project, there is enormous value in working alongside a specialist sub-contract manufacturer that under one roof has control of all aspects of the product development process from design to high volume manufacturing.
The new firmware 2.05.1 extends the scope of functions of the TC Router product range from Phoenix Contact. The firmware is available to download in the E-Shop.
The automation market continues to evolve rapidly, especially with the current trend towards lightweight and collaborative robots. An increasing number of manufacturers and models are being introduced, targeted at a highly diverse range of tasks, with the interfaces to these robots just as varied the robots themselves. At present, no common authoritative interface standard for these […]
Quickfinder: an innovative tool for choosing the right cable carrier quickly With increasing digitalization, online tools are on the rise – TSUBAKI KABELSCHLEPP follows this trend with its intuitive Quickfinder: Within a very short time, users can make a preselection from the comprehensive product range. This makes choosing the right cable carrier easier and faster […]
Resolve Optics is a leading designer and OEM supplier of special optimised lenses that exactly match your camera sensor. Industrial camera sensors come in a wide range of sizes from 1/4-inch to 1-inch and beyond. The lens(es) you choose to integrate into your product will play a pivotal role in determining your camera performance. A lower resolution lens will […]
Combating COVID-19 with technology to resume social and economic operations SIMULIA XFlow simulation software being used at China’s biggest modular hospital, built in 14 days to combat COVID-19 3D cloud-based collaborative platform approach replaces an older, slower document-based approach
The world’s fastest digital manufacturer of prototypes and low-volume production parts is using its 3D printing, CNC machining and injection moulding expertise to support the frontline fight against Covid-19.
Organizations tackle the ERP Innovator’s Dilemma – ‘keeping the lights on’ budgets fall to just 36% London – 30 March, 2020 – Boomi™, a Dell Technologies™ business, today revealed the findings from its ERP Innovator’s Dilemma survey. The independent research of 825 EMEA-based Enterprise Architects revealed how EMEA organizations are tackling ERP application modernization and […]
The UK’s leading authority on electric actuators and solenoid subassemblies, Magnet Schultz Ltd (MSL), is highlighting the availability of its compact proportional solenoid-controlled pneumatic valve range designed for the efficient regulation of air flows in medical ventilators as well as gas flow regulation across a broad range of other applications and industry sectors.
Vapour degreasing is one of the most widely used cleaning systems in the engineering industry. The most commonly used solvents are based on Trichloroethylene, n-Propyl bromide and other chlorinated solvents which under EU REACH regulations may require authorisation for use as metal cleaners after July 2020. If you are using vapour degreasing solvents based on […]
A FREE mobile App, which is the first of its kind in the UK, helps engineers identify replacement chain when they’re on-site. Developed by Donghua Limited, the Chain ID App captures key information so that the right replacement chain can be identified quickly and easily. The Chain ID App was first launched in the UK […]
If you’re looking to achieve a splash of colour, texture or even anti-bacterial into your plastic components, chances are your moulder is using masterbatch in the mix. With the global masterbatch market set to increase in value to USD 15 billion by 2026[i], Thomas Catinat, Operations Manager at Broanmain Plastics explains why masterbatch is so […]
Fast food restaurants are popular the world over, no more so than in the USA, where there are some 200,000 sites, serving approximately 50 million customers each day. With around 60,000 of these restaurants dedicated to hamburgers, supporting these businesses are the bakeries that have the challenge of producing vast quantities of fresh buns each […]
Where axial rotation requires control, a torsion spring from the Lee Spring catalogue range is often the right solution. These compactly wound ex-stock springs look like a common compression spring mounted on a rod or into a cylinder, but are activated by radial leverage on their end legs.
Recognised as experts in automation and handling technology, Zimmer Group now offer a series of highly functional and easy to control electrically driven grippers. Designed primarily for assembly tasks and for handling small parts, these latest generation products deliver a number of distinct advantages for automated assembly operations. Electrically operated grippers from Zimmer’s GEP2000 series […]
The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) is committed to supporting the professional development of chemical, process and biochemical engineers worldwide. Each year we train nearly 2,000 people from 60 countries with our comprehensive programme of open and in-company professional development courses.
One of the most important design questions is whether the source field is internal or external, and which field is most economical and practical to shield. Internal interference is created by designed-in components located within a circuit, system, enclosure, piece of equipment or room. External interference or the H-field source is created by unwanted nearby […]
Decreasing energy use is a priority for most commercial businesses. But reporting to stakeholders the true savings and production efficiencies that can be realised are often harder to come by.
Today, KNF launches the new FP 150 multi-diaphragm liquid pump. The FP 150 offers linear flow adjustment from 0.2 to 1.5 l/min, low pulsation and continuous duty up to 2 bar pressure. Low pulsation is a key feature of the new FP 150. By using five diaphragms to provide smooth laminar flow, pulsation values are […]
Although Lascar Electronics has been manufacturing data loggers for over 25 years, even for the original inventors of the USB data logger the launch of the new EL-SIE range is a major event. The EL-SIE is the first in a new generation of EasyLog products that takes data logging to another level. Capable of measuring […]
A consortium of significant UK industrial, technology and engineering businesses from across the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, has come together to produce medical ventilators for the UK. The VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium (“the consortium”) is led by Dick Elsy, CEO of High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a group of manufacturing research centres in the UK.
By David Jahn, Director at Brillopak Investing in automation can not only increase productivity, it can Brexit-proof a business. Automating manual tasks like case loading and palletising can help British food manufacturing plants and packhouses absorb any post-Brexit production and wage increases, as well as mitigate against EU labour shortages.
FOR HIGH SYSTEM PRESSURE DUTY APPLICATIONS The unrivalled MICROPUMP range of magnet drive gear pumps has recently been extended to include new options which provide exceptional pumping performance for high system pressure applications. The GLH Series compact, magnetically driven external gear pumps are designed for fluids handling applications with system pressures up to 103 Bar […]
Free-to-attend training opportunities – Birmingham, Inchinnan and Belfast Long before the advent of the Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and “Smart Manufacturing” a group of leading equipment manufacturers and technical universities came together with the goal of helping German industry automate and standardise as many production processes as possible and link them effectively to […]