BioChromato reports that it has installed more than 10 Smart Evaporator systems across the Russian Hygiene and Epidemiology Centers (HEC) network of institutes as part of a national program of acquiring leading edge analytical and sample preparation equipment.
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its scanCONTROL 30xx range of laser profile sensors (laser scanners) with two larger measuring fields now available. In addition to the existing 25 mm and 50 mm models, there are now 100 mm and 200 mm versions available offering measuring fields of up to 170 mm x 131 mm […]
Intelligent, camera-based tool protection in stamping and forming technology
Shared mobility is one of the major trends of future mobility, particularly in urban regions. Large fleet operators, such as rental car and car sharing companies, also see enormous growth potential in this area. With around 255,000 rental and car sharing vehicles in Germany, “Car to Cloud to Company” will be a critical technology when […]
Brewers will often attribute their success to passion, determination and innovation, but once a beer has been developed and branded, it’s all about consistency. Process monitoring therefore has a key role to play. In the following article Keijo Pyörälä from Vaisala will explain how in-line refractometers, located strategically at every stage of the brewing process, […]
~ The role of embedded computing in next generation agricultural technology ~ Agriculture is part of the backbone of civilisation, playing a vital role in the formation and continuity of society itself. It’s no surprise, then, that this crucial industry is experiencing its own technological revolution, led by data, automation and computing. Here, Martin Frederiksen, […]
Positek, the leading UK position sensor designer and manufacturer, has launched a new range of compact and space-efficient linear position feedback sensors aimed at marine, wash-down, harsh industrial, mobile machinery, and similar challenging-environment precision measurement tasks. Based on Positek’s well-proven, non-contacting PIPS® (Positek Inductive Position Sensor) technology, the new S119 features a choice of industry […]
Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, has today launched its new Indigo510 transmitter, which is compatible with all Indigo smart probes. The features include modular support for one probe at a time, and a large touchscreen display for local data visualization.
On October 11, 2021, Dunkermotoren announces the market launch of the new IIoT brand “nexofox”.
Microchip’s new timing grandmaster enhancements improve deployment flexibility, security and scalability
TESTA Analytical Solutions e.K has introduced new laser options for its HK Series differential refractometer to enable precise determination of specific refractive index increment (dn/dc) at the same wavelength as the light scattering application under investigation.
~ WEG products used to create innovative jaw crusher unblock system ~ According to the Health and Safety Executive’s guidance for the safe operation and use of mobile jaw crushers, equipment operators may be subject to multiple risks including exposure to dust, noise, whole body vibration and being struck by objects ejected from the crusher. […]
AUTHOR: Jean-François Chartrel, Bostik Engineering Adhesives Global Head of PD & TCS Sustainability is a big word, and a key driver for every manufacturing business. But sustainability means different things to different people. To some it means reducing the use of potentially harmful chemicals in the manufacturing process; to others, it means reducing the manufacturing time, and improving efficiency; to […]
According to the Annual Manufacturing Report 2020, the UK manufacturing is now facing the largest shortage of skilled workers since 1989. The radical transformation in technologies has significantly boosted productivity, but it has also widened the skill gap. Here, Neil Bellinger, head of EMEA at automation part supplier EU Automation, discusses exciting technologies that could […]
Design Engineering Expo, taking place on the 8-9 June 2022, is the brand new dedicated event for future-thinking design engineers (of all levels) to meet, share ideas, source innovative solutions and be inspired.
The FlowSyn™ from Uniqsis is a compact integrated continuous flow reactor system designed for easy, safe and efficient operation.
~ Robotics to keep farming efficient and productive ~ If the global population reaches ten billion by 2050, farmers across the globe will need to increase their product yield by 70 per cent. With resources depleting, a growing climate change crisis and labour shortages, many people are questioning if we are equipped to handle future […]
~ Improved technology, sustainability, connectivity and safety for you and your electric vehicle ~ Leading automation manufacturer, WEG has launched the new generation of WEMOB Parking. The solution is part of the WEMOB Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations (WEG Electric Mobility) line, which is specially designed to meet power, speed and safety features needed when recharging […]
The new OY51xx measuring light grids from ifm electronic provide a fast and convenient way of checking the size, orientation and even the shape of objects in intralogistics applications. Ideally suited for ensuring that objects are correctly positioned for safe transport on conveyor systems and for many other applications, the light grids provide high resolution […]
Microchip extends its functional-safety-certified family of capacitive maXTouch® touchscreen controllers with the MXT448UD-HA and MXT640UD-HA to address screen sizes beyond 10 inches
The Si124-PD, for Partial Discharge Detection, and Si124-LD, for Air Leak Detection, Provide Customers Specialized Operations for a Greater Return on Investment
Presented with the challenge of finding a dependable and environmentally friendly means of providing a reliable electricity supply to remote communities in Myanmar – and ultimately around the world – engineers at renewable energy specialist DWR Offshore have devised a unique and innovative solution.
The Model 290 from Resolve Optics is a motorised 6x non-browning zoom lens with a range of mechanical options to optimally suit different applications that may be subject to radiation.
The ability to quickly identify issues affecting the performance of rotating plant as well as being able to optimise dynamic behaviour is vital to all plant engineers. Established and proven monitoring systems like the Sentry G3 machinery protection system from SENSONICS combines the flexibility of hardware in a single, easy-to-install and easy-to-use module type for […]
Taipei, Taiwan, 12th October 2021 – Advantech, a leading IPC provider, has launched edge AI inference systems that meet rising demands for AI image recognition. As AI devices are widely deployed at the edge, remote management and information security at the cloud/edge remain key concerns. Advantech collaborated with Allxon on remote Edge-AI device management solutions […]
As the world becomes more connected, smart buildings are becoming more commonplace. Everything from security to utilities can now be integrated into a single interface, for improved efficiency and energy saving. This technology can be implemented in existing infrastructure to manage risks in a range of different buildings —it can even be used to improve […]
In today’s industrial marketplace, it can be challenging and confusing when choosing the correct motor for an application. As well as all the different types of motor, the information provided on each is often either too basic or too technical to be helpful. In this article, Mike Keefe of KEB America explains the differences between […]
The acquisition of UK-based magnet and magnet assembly manufacturer MagDev Ltd by Bunting expands the range of magnetic solutions and technical expertise offered by the global magnetics group. The extended product portfolio and additional magnet engineering knowledge confirms Bunting’s premier position in the European magnetics sector.
The new Fluke 1770 series Power Quality Data logger/trouble shooter ensures perfect setup every time by offering plug-and-play operation with automated connection verification and autocorrection
A Black Country manufacturer that supplies critical components to iconic London buildings, New Street Station, sport stadiums and the world’s power stations is celebrating a big birthday in style.
To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, six young female engineers have been announced as finalists for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2021.
Anritsu’s Universal Wireless Test Set MT8870A improves product quality and manufacturing efficiency for Autotalks’ customers.
~ VSDs can improve functional safety and efficiency ~ Production systems are constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated, and this brings an increased need for safety. Leading automation manufacturer WEG has published a free whitepaper providing a straightforward guide to functional safety and how variable speed drives (VSDs) can be used to implement safety functions.
The operator of a car wash line in Germany repeatedly had to replace bearings in the rotary unions of the system’s wash heads, leading to costs of over €12,000 per annum for spare parts alone. However, maintenance costs were reduced to zero after replacing the bearings with NSK Molded-Oil deep groove ball bearings featuring DDU […]
“The new revolution is driven by a confluence of three digital technologies: ubiquitous full-spectrum sensing, 5G networks, and artificial intelligence” – Fischer Connectors in ‘The Connectivity Challenge’ (Trend Paper).
The new weather station from Phoenix Contact is now available. The pre-installed solution with PLCnext Control records the values of the wind speed, wind direction, temperature, irradiation, humidity, and amount of precipitation. This weather data can be used to determine the efficiency of a photovoltaic system, for example, so the system can respond immediately to […]
Lift Turn Move (LTM) has expanded its stock of GIS lightweight D8 chain hoists of 500kg and 1,000kg capacity, for mobile use in the entertainment sector. GIS-owned LTM is the UK supplier of the Swiss-made electric chain hoists, control systems, and additional material handling equipment. As riggers continue to demand the lightest possible chain hoists, […]
Divergent created an end-to-end digital manufacturing platform that incorporates AM for mass production of automotive components and structures. The 3 SLM NXG XII 600s will support the increasing production demand by major global auto manufacturers implementing the Divergent Adaptive Production System®. Increasing their NXG XII 600 install base to six, Divergent will single-handedly have the […]
Phoenix Contact is extending the connection variety for ICS series electronics housings to include connectors with Push-in spring connection with a pitch of 3.5 mm. The new PCB connectors are designed for currents up to 8 A and voltages up to 300 V. They are available in 4- and 5-position versions. The coding element integrated […]
Bunting has invested in expanding their Test and Development Centre at Berkhamsted in the UK where they specialise in the design, test and build of a wide range of magnet and magnetic technologies.