Overcoming the pilot purgatory

Automation has always been considered as a key element for profitable, sustainable and cost-effective manufacturing, but there is a misconception that only big manufacturers may have the financial and technical resources to implement it. At the same time, those who do implement it often find themselves stuck in a transition phase where they see no […]

90 percent reduction in mounting time

All Schaeffler monorail guidance systems are now available with ADE steel cover strip The biggest advantage of our monorail guidance systems with ADE steel cover strip is that they enable enormous assembly time savings of up to 90 percent to be achieved during commissioning and maintenance work. This is why Schaeffler’s linear recirculating ball or […]

New mains chokes efficiently tackle harmonics

Power quality specialist REO UK has launched two new ranges of mains chokes, the NCNW905 and NCNW903 ranges, to tackle harmonic currents in industrial electrical networks. The ranges complement the mains chokes already available from REO, but have been designed to include fewer components and use less copper, reducing the energy requirements of electrical motors […]

Tenant Valve Plus

One Piece, Compact Solution to Control and Monitor your Water Supply. Attention all property owners…A WRAS approved combination Valve designed to control the incoming water services to your Apartment Blocks, Multi-Occupancy Buildings and Office Blocks. The Tenant Valve is an ideal space saving, compact water control and monitoring unit of controls for multi-unit commercial applications.

With proper knowledge of encoder functionality and the ability to use them, it is possible to increase the company’s productivity – in other words, encoders save time and money and improve company results.

British Encoder Products Company’s new LCX Series draw wire units work with other encoders to accurately measure position and provide motion feedback in motion control applications. The LCX Series of Draw Wire solutions is manufactured for BEPC/EPC by our German technology partner and offers wire lengths from 1 to 42.5 meters in length.

Magnetiser and Magnet Setter Export Success

Successful implementation of an overseas business development strategy has resulted in orders from Italy for a bespoke Industrial Magnetiser, complete with control cabinet, and a Magnet Setter.  Bunting’s UK engineering design team will design, build and test the magnetisers, control and magnet setter.

Device circuit breakers with new approval

Narrow, single-channel PTCB circuit breakers from Phoenix Contact are now available with approval for Hazardous Locations Class I, Div. 2 Groups A, B, C, D, Temperature Class T4. That means these devices can also be used in Ex areas (Division 2) with briefly occurring gases and vapors.

Cliff introduces FeedThrough MTP® Fibre-Optic Connector

Secure through-panel connection for high-speed data transfer Cliff Electronics leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors and test equipment, have introduced a new addition to their market leading FeedThrough connector range. The MTP®/MTO (multi-fibre push on) FT connector allows fast and reliable through-panel connection of standard 12-72 multimode optical fibre cables.

Sir Ronald Halstead, CBE, MA, Hon. DSc, FRSC

We are sorry to announce the passing of Sir Ronald Halstead CBE, MA, Hon. DSc, FRSC, President of the Engineering Industries Association (EIA) last Friday 18th June 2021. He was 94. He is survived by two sons Andrew and Richard. The funeral will be for family only and there will be a Memorial Service arranged for […]

New PULS 20A DIN-Rail power supply features integrated LED display

Provides reliable and inexpensive integrated system condition monitoring  PULS Power, the specialist manufacturer of high reliability DIN-Rail power supplies, announces the availability of their latest addition to the CP20 series of high efficiency and compact 24V, 20A 1-phase DIN-Rail power supplies. The new CP20.248 extends PULS’s portfolio by adding a power supply with an integrated […]

Elesa extend their ESD range into castors and wheels for sensitive and hazardous areas

New ESD wheels and castors from Elesa prevent the build-up of electrostatic charge and thereby offer protection to sensitive electronics and in hazardous environments. Elsewhere they increase operator comfort by allowing static to pass directly to ground rather than as a static shock through the individual. Typically, they find application in electronic and pharmaceutical manufacturing, […]

Space Drive: Steer-by-wire revolutionises DTM

Audi, BMW, Mercedes-AMG: Steer-by-wire technology Space Drive installed in three DTM race cars Matthias Zink: “Using the technology under extreme conditions proves its maturity and brings the development a step closer to large-scale production.” Steering without a steering column: Space Drive is a key technology for autonomous driving

Versatile remote monitoring for cathodic protection systems

~PowerView iREF8 allows businesses to add remote monitoring to existing CP systems ~ Remote monitoring specialist Omniflex has released the iREF8 cathodic protection (CP) monitoring module to its PowerView cathodic protection range, also providing a convenient and cost-effective way of adding remote monitoring capabilities to existing CP systems without the need for a complete overhaul. […]

More safety in harsh environments

3D safety systems are a good option for reliably monitoring danger zones. They present a safe alternative, even in harsh environments where e.g. sparks, dirt and dust occur. They are therefore also a solution for applications where previously optical sensors were unable to provide a reliable answer

A New iPSC Model for COVID-19

AMSBIO invite the global research community to the 2021 annual meeting of the ISSCR, the leading professional organization of stem cell scientists, to discover how iPSCs and organoids can be used in COVID-19 drug discovery research.