Caldwell Expands Bystronic Laser Fleet @CaldwellRenfroe

The Caldwell Group has added a second Bystronic laser machine to its steel service center. The BySmart cutting system was installed last month (August) alongside a smaller BySpeed unit, as the manufacturer of lifting and rigging equipment continues to invest in state-of-the-art, Swiss-made sheet lasers, tube lasers, and press breaks.

Getting started with industrial data

~ New whitepaper offers guidance for industrial data management ~ There is a growing need for industrial businesses to adopt more modern technologies to improve process efficiencies, operational effectiveness and product quality. However, proper industrial data collection and management is integral to realising these goals. To support industry in making the shift, industrial data specialist […]

A BREATHTAKING DIVE INTO A SEA OF EXCITEMENT. FPT INDUSTRIAL IS OFFICIAL TECHNICAL PARTNER FOR THE RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES

FPT Industrial continues its technical partnership with Red Bull, taking the role of Official Technical Partner at the last round of qualifying and the final of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, the high-diving world championship, taking place in Polignano a Mare (Bari, Italy) on the 21st and 22nd and 25th and 26th of […]

Powering a smooth emobility transition

~ New emobility components handbook highlights power essentials for next generation vehicles ~ The electrification of mobility is on the horizon, with a significant growth in electric vehicle (EV) adoption for personal and public transport expected by 2030. To assist in the transition, emobility electronic component manufacturer REO UK has shared a handbook highlighting the […]

Edge Computing for Systems Integrators

By Greg Hookings, Director of Business Development – EMEA, Stratus Technologies Three lessons from Covid-19 which better position systems integrators today. As the world takes tentative steps towards emerging on the other side of the global pandemic crisis that will define an era, it’s a very good time to take stock and consider how to […]

3D PRINTING FOR LOW VOLUME PRODUCTION: SO WHAT?

THE DRIVERS BEHIND PROCESS CHANGE IN MANUFACTURING Nick Allen, MD, 3DPRINTUK For anyone that works in engineering or manufacturing, there has probably been at least one time (probably more) when they have come across a headline about 3D printing, or maybe even seen a specific application that everyone is making a fuss about, and the […]

No surprises when machining composites

~ Sandvik Coromant brings predictable tool wear to tough composite machining with CoroDrill® 863-O drill ~ One-third of manufacturers say they will accelerate investments into automation tools, according to a recent survey. But how will this apply to the difficult business of machining composite materials? Here, Aaron Howcroft, Global Product Manager at Sandvik Coromant explains how […]

The Crosby Group Launches ChainSafe @thecrosbygroup

The Crosby Group announces the launch of the Crosby Straightpoint ChainSafe – for protection of cargo during transport. The ChainSafe, with a 4t capacity, is a smart dynamic solution for measuring the load on lashing, load securement, tie-downs and chain sling legs, and is designed in particular for the transportation and construction industries to secure […]

Delta to Showcase New High-Power M250HV Solar Inverters and High-Efficiency Flex Series 3-Phase Inverters at Intersolar 2021

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, will be exhibiting its new solar photovoltaic inverters at Intersolar 2021 in Munich from October 6–8. The highlight of the booth includes the brand new M250HV, with input voltages from 550 to 1500 VDC specially designed for large ground-mounted PV plants; and the new Flex […]

The role of nanomaterials in electronics

The late twentieth to early twenty-first century is known as the silicon age, and the impact of silicon on the electronics industry is almost too large to quantify. But, silicon electronics are close to their physical limits in terms of efficiency and performance. Research initiative the Graphene Flagship is working on the solution — nanomaterials […]

Mclennan and MOONS’ sign partnership for hybrid stepper motor distribution

MOONS’, the Shanghai stock exchange listed designer and manufacturer of high-performance motion control components has production, research and sales facilities that extend internationally. For Mclennan, a long-established distribution partnership with Applied Motion Products (AMP) – a MOONS’ USA subsidiary – brings stepper and servo drives and controls that perfectly complement its motion system design and […]

Delta Introduces New M15A/M20A Flex Inverters for Use in PV plants on Residential and Small Commercial Buildings

Optimised fan-less design delivers whisper-quiet operation Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, presents the new multi-MPPT inverters M15A Flex and M20A Flex with outputs of 16.5kVA and 22 kVA respectively. The new inverters are an extension to the Flex series, with their design concept inherited from the M70A Flex. M15A Flex […]

Mobile eyes and ears on modern battlefields

~ How embedded computing is driving safety on the battlefield ~ The advancement of military technology in the past 20 years has reshaped the battlefield. From unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for aerial surveillance and air strikes to unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for remote reconnaissance, modern warfare is seemingly shifting from primarily ‘boots on the ground’ […]

Caparoc components with UL certification

Caparoc is the new individual modular system for overcurrent protection from Phoenix Contact. For international use, all marketable components of the product family are certified with the UL Listed, UL Recognised, and cUL Listed seals of approval. As a result, the products can also be used in North America without problems.

Why do you need a soft starter?

~ Soft starters improve energy efficiency and motors’ performance ~ In Europe, around eight billion electric motors are in operation, which consume nearly half of the continent’s electricity. Owing to the increasingly serious energy crisis and rising energy costs, technologies for reducing motors’ power consumption, like soft starters and variable speed drives (VSD), have become […]

The Sempre Group appoints new Managing Director

To continue to provide innovative and localised metrology solutions to its customers across the UK and Ireland, industrial metrology provider The Sempre Group, has appointed Jim Mangan as its new managing director. The change in structure will enable The Sempre Group to continue to support its customers by having a business underpinned by great products, knowledgeable […]

Renishaw sponsors Greenpower electric car race

Global engineering company, Renishaw, has announced that it has renewed its longstanding sponsorship of Greenpower, an international charity that challenges young people aged nine to 25 to design, build and race electric cars. Renishaw first sponsored Greenpower’s UK Western Region Heat at the Castle Combe Circuit, Wiltshire in 2006 and continued the tradition with its sponsorship […]

Improving your genset’s efficiency

While it’s recommended to change the oil in your car at regular intervals, it is possible to drive it longer than the advised distance before having it changed. However, running a temporary genset on a light load or without regular maintenance will inevitably shorten its lifespan and can lead to unscheduled downtime. Here, Dean Harris, […]