A-Safe Launches Alarm Bar to Protect Overhead Assets

Baltimore, Maryland-based A-Safe Inc., a manufacturer of protective guarding for warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities and other workplace environments, has launched the Alarm Bar, a tubular product that actively responds to impact to protect overhead assets from moving vehicles. Like other products in the A-Safe range, the Alarm Bar is made from A-Safe’s Memaplex material, […]

EURIS Highlights ‘No Deal’ Dangers to PM Hopefuls

The EURIS Taskforce, a body of trade organisations representing UK manufacturing worth £148 billion in turnover and with 1.1 million employees, of which the BPMA is a prominent member, has today written to all Conservative leadership candidates to highlight that no-deal should not be an option in the Brexit debate. A no-deal Brexit would cause […]

Hardide Coatings Receives Nadcap Merit Status for Coatings

Nadcap recognises Hardide Coatings for its superior performance and commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality Hardide Coatings announces that it has been awarded Nadcap Merit status for Coatings. Philip Kirkham, CEO of Hardide Coatings, which develops, manufactures and applies advanced technology tungsten/tungsten carbide metal matrix coatings to engineering components across a range of industries […]

TCT show 2019 –

Join over 10,000 professionals and discover the latest technology in additive manufacturing, 3D Printing, design and engineering technology at #TCTShow 2019 @thenec – Register now hhttp://bit.ly/EU-TCT The @TCTShow will show the latest in #3Dprinting + design & engineering #technology. With world-class speakers, 300+ exhibiting companies & innovations, exclusive product launches with live demonstrations! Register today […]

Pintsch Bubenzer to Launch ibrake® App at TOC Europe

Pintsch Bubenzer, a manufacturer of high performance disc and drum brakes for port cranes and other severe duty applications, will launch a new app—ibrake®—at next week’s TOC Europe, which takes place 18-20 June 2019 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Pintsch Bubenzer will exhibit at Booth E52. ibrake® is a multidimensional app, downloadable to cell phones […]

TE Connectivity offers industrial discrete magnetics as part of a total industrial RJ45 solution

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, now offers industrial discrete magnetics for Ethernet, complementing existing RJ45 Jacks with integrated magnetics. Industrial discrete magnetics enable extra design flexibility in designing Ethernet Interfaces, with optimizations for improved transmission characteristics and over-voltage requirements. The new parts meet reflow soldering profiles with temperatures of 260 […]

Warner Electric contactless sensor provides improved monitoring of elevator brakes

Warner Electric, a premier brand of Altra Industrial Motion Corp., has developed an innovative technology for monitoring electromagnetic brakes in elevators and stage/theatre applications. Backwards compatible with conventional electromechanical microswitches, but with none of their inherent limitations, the patent-pending WES contactless sensor brings improved reliability to electromagnetic brake monitoring, and adds the capability for predictive […]

VISITOR NUMBERS SOAR BY 16% FOR SUBCON 2019

 4,100+ unique visitors confirmed  Record breaking 100+ exhibitors booked their stands onsite for the 2020 show  Subcon – the UK’s premier manufacturing supply chain show – returns 9-11 June 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham alongside The Engineer Expo   Subcon 2019, the UK’s premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show, which took place at the NEC […]

Wind River Linux Harnesses Power of Containers and Cloud-Native Approaches for Embedded Systems Development

Wind River®, a leader in delivering software for critical infrastructure, today announced the latest enhancements to the industry-leading Wind River Linux. This release delivers technology to ease adoption of containers in embedded systems. It provides resources such as pre-built containers, tools, and documentation as well as support for frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes, all […]

Video of the Week – How dryspin technology runs smoothly and efficiently on high helix threads

The high helix thread design from igus is optimised to achieve greater efficiency compared to standard threads due to its flatter angle. The asymmetric geometry also yields a long service life and, because of the round tooth profile, operation is quiet and vibration-free. Available in stainless steel, the leadscrew is corrosion resistant, FDA approved and […]

Laser Lines becomes UK reseller for Xact Metal

Laser Lines, a total solutions provider of 3D printers and laser equipment, today announces that it has become a UK reseller of Xact Metal’s 3D printing systems, which offer powerful metal 3D printing in a small footprint. Laser Lines will be distributing the Xact Metal XM200C and XM200S machines immediately, and the XM300C model when it becomes available in 2020.

MINISTER PRAISES COMPETITIVENESS PROGRAMME AS UK AEROSPACE DEMONSTRATE BUSINESS GROWTH THROUGH INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY

Best practice beneficiaries recognised with All STAR awards Sharing in Growth demonstrates how it is beating the productivity challenge BEIS Minister praises high returns from Government-backed initiative   Productivity experts Sharing in Growth have celebrated their fifth annual All STAR best practice awards with ten award winners and three special recognition trophies.

University of Aberdeen use the Deben CT5000 to observe compressive damage mechanisms in syntactic foam.

Woolpit, United Kingdom, 10th June 2019: Deben, a leading provider of in-situ testing stages together with innovative accessories and components for microscopy, reports on how the University of Aberdeen’s School of Engineering use X-ray microcomputed tomography to observe syntactic foam and its compressive damage mechanisms using the Deben CT5000 μXCT stage.

WALTER AND EWAG FOCUS ON AUTOMATED TOOL MANUFACTURING AT UNITED GRINDING GROUP’S GRINDING SYMPOSIUM 2019

Informative technical presentations on Walter and Ewag tool grinding, erosion and laser processes – available in the UK from Walter Ewag UK – were among the array of technology treats displayed and discussed at the United Grinding Group’s three-day Grinding Symposium 2019 in Thun, Switzerland, where more than 1,500 visitors attended. While Ewag focused on […]

Video of the Week – How dryspin technology runs smoothly and efficiently on high helix threads

The high helix thread design from igus is optimised to achieve greater efficiency compared to standard threads due to its flatter angle. The asymmetric geometry also yields a long service life and, because of the round tooth profile, operation is quiet and vibration-free. Available in stainless steel, the leadscrew is corrosion resistant, FDA approved and […]

Improving the factory layout

“He that idly loses five seconds worth of time… might as prudently throw five seconds into the river”. Those are the words of Benjamin Franklin in one of his yearly almanacs, as he comments on the consequences of inefficiency.   The factory layout has a large part to play in optimising time, space and overall […]

PRESSURE SENSORS FOR CHALLENGING HYGIENIC APPLICATIONS

When pressure sensing is required in challenging hygienic applications the robust stainless steel PP20H sensors from BAUMER are a tough and reliable, high-performance option. Features including a robust IP69K rated stainless steel housing with a condensate-proof silicon measuring cell ensure not only optimum safety, but also flexibility for a variety of applications. A scaled pressure […]

Bindatex celebrates 10-year partnership and 50 tonnes of multiaxial carbon fibre for global composites reinforcement manufacturer

Bindatex, the UK’s leading provider of composite precision slitting services, is celebrating 10 years of partnership and delivering 50 tonnes of multiaxial fabrics to a global composites reinforcement manufacturer. The specialist slitting service enables the manufacturer to supply its customers with material in a wide variety of widths. Multiaxial, stitched non-crimp fabrics (NCF) are constructed […]

Elmo Motion Control modify Gold Twitter servo drive for 700 bar deep-sea equipment tasks

Elmo Motion Control, represented in the UK by Heason Technology, is a highly regarded manufacturer of advanced motion solutions. Elmo produce servo drives and control technologies that feature industry-leading power densities and intelligence in a wide range of product variants that lead the field for compactness, weight and durability. Exemplifying its capability for specialised and […]

Specialist ring terminal temperature probes: Würth Elektronik choose Variohm NTC ring terminal temperature probe for power inductor hands-on learning kit

Recently launched by the German electronic components manufacturer Würth Elektronik, the TI-PMLK BUCK Würth Elektronik Edition learning kit is aimed at students as well as designers and developers of power supplies to help investigate and evaluate the impact of magnetic components in a buck regulator, namely inductors and transformers.   For the engineer the influence […]

PEENING EXTENDS LIFE

Freymatic is building shot peening plants for the construction of aircraft engines – and, to do this, it’s opting for Motion Control by KOLLMORGEN to achieve high quality requirements   Martin Zimmermann, Key Account Manager, KOLLMORGEN Svizzera: “When we have a breakdown, we can’t just pull over.” Those in the know describe in one sentence […]