Introducing the latest additions to our Blackfly S GigE camera line – the BFS-PGE-50S4M-C and BFS-PGE-50S4C-C. These 5 MP models are particularly well suited for integration into small handheld devices with their impressive low weight of 53 grams and high pixel density ideal for integrating with compact, less expense lenses. Leveraging Sony’s IMX547 sensorthey deliver […]
Student engineers are using a newly launched torque sensor for predicting the energy efficiency of a competition-grade electric car.
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.
~ 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 […]
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 […]
~ 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 […]
AMSBIO has further expanded its product range to help in the fight against COVID-19 with the introduction of a new range of aptamers targeting SARS-CoV-2 proteins to aid development of new kits and assays.
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 […]
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 […]
SG Transmission has successfully designed and manufactured a permanent magnet and spring applied hybrid brake, in what is thought to be the world’s first of its kind
When extending the core to the edge, a strategic approach following best practices addresses platforms, data management and security issues. By Greg Hookings, Head of Business Developmenet – Digitalisation, Stratus Technologies
Lifting a steel beam, moving a container or controlling a crane does not require much raw strength nowadays. On the contrary, what is required is dexterity and a joystick. Kristianstads Lyftdon AB in Sweden has long experience of producing ergonomic solutions for the operator cabins from which you control cranes and industrial operations. With the […]
Keyence has introduced a new range of inline telecentric measurement system which employ highly advanced silhouette-based analysis for guaranteed accuracy.
Following a series of successful roadshows in September, Trotec laser is pleased to again be hitting the road and taking a cohort of laser machines on the road in October 2021.
~ 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 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 […]
An automotive manufacturer uses simple, low-cost inductive sensors to identify which style of chassis it receives in the body shop, to define what further processing should take place.
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 […]
Gardiners, the UK’s leading distributor of global footwear and workwear brands to the retail trade has recently appointed CKF Systems of Gloucester to design and install a brand-new state-of-the-art warehouse automation system at their new logistics unit in St. Modwen Park, Gloucester.
Britain’s brewing industry has expanded from a modest 1,218 breweries in 2012 to a colossal 3,018 in 2020 – with small and microbreweries accounting for over 80 per cent of this figure. With the industry reaching a saturation point, Martyn Williams, managing director of COPA-DATA UK explains how digital tools can help small brewers compete […]
The UK and Ireland have committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050, with the UK pledging to slash emissions by 78 per cent by 2035 ― but do we have the technology in place to make this ambition a reality? With Ofgem-backed trials already underway across Scotland, the rollout of green hydrogen on […]
Preview: Product innovations from IDS on display at VISION 2021 From precise monitoring to picking and automation, there are countless applications that benefit from reliable image information. However, what can be done when there is only a tight budget for the realisation of such an application? With the introduction of uEye XCP, uEye XLE and […]
UK-based HydRegen are using a DrySyn OCTO reaction station from Asynt to help develop a next generation biocatalyst system that enables cleaner, safer, and more efficient chemical manufacture.
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 […]
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 […]
BOC, a leading industrial, medical and special gases supplier in the UK and Ireland, has been awarded the Bronze Corporate Partner Award by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).
Winkworth, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of industrial mixing and blending machinery, will be using this year’s PPMA event to promote an innovative new compact mixer based on a ribbon blender concept, known as the UTS.
The quality team at DKW Engineering is using Bowers Group pistol grip bore gauges to ensure the quality of its machined components. As subcontractors, DKW Engineering receives a constant influx of new jobs in addition to their more regular work. This means that the team is faced with new inspection challenges daily, depending on the […]
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 […]
Leading UK conveyor manufacturer, Advance Automated Systems, will be using this year’s PPMA show to promote a recently launched initiative known as 4Automation. Multi-faceted in creating added-value, 4Automation aims to provide full turnkey solutions for warehouse automation, e-commerce, manufacturing and logistics assignments.
~ 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’ […]
Leading robotics and automation company, RMGroup, will be using this year’s PPMA show to demonstrate a collaborative cell, consisting of the compact ABB IRB 460 – the world’s fastest palletising robot – together with an omnidirectional platform AGV for automated pallet handling.
Choosing the right shaft collar will impact the security and precision of clamping, not to mention the ease of installation and future maintenance. With a variety of styles and sizes available, whether your requirement is to mount tooling or a gear system, it’s crucial that you choose the right shaft collar for your application needs.
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.
~ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Paris and London, 22nd September 2021 – Leading global industrial computing platform provider Advantech has been chosen as one of an elite group of companies to take part in a limited edition publication highlighting 300 years of British leadership.
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is one of the most powerful and precise methods of cutting within the manufacturing industry, recently creating a buzz with its impressive capabilities.