Global manufacturer Renold is investing in new WMS and ERP technology to boost the efficiency of its business Renold plc is a global manufacturer of industrial chain, coupling and gearbox solutions. The group delivers high precision engineered and power transmission products to a wide range of markets, from cement making and chocolate manufacturing to subway […]
Spray nozzle specialists THE SPRAY NOZZLE PEOPLE (SNP) are pleased to announce a new range of spray control products. SNP have established themselves over the last 18 years as leading experts in spray nozzle technology advising a multitude of food process, manufacturing and chemical companies on correct nozzle selection and spray process optimisation, as quite […]
Christeyns Food Hygiene, based in Warrington, has partnered with H&M Disinfection Systems to launch a new, bespoke containerised CIP system for optimising cleaning equipment in the food and dairy industry. Container In Place is a bespoke, containerised Cleaning in Place (CIP) system which comes fully loaded and self-contained, ready to be connected directly to existing […]
Shire Systems have announced a brand new FM module for their popular Maintenance Management system, Pirana CMMS. The Resource Planner offers a Calendar view of Work Orders, Schedules, Shifts, Unavailability, Staff Suitability based on Trades, Locations and working hours.
Why do automated machines fail? Deterioration caused by not maintaining basic standards and lack of operative training, stress as a result of poor design at the outset, and weaknesses, such as poor quality parts, tend to be the main factors say three automation experts.
The new RIGIFLEX®-N type A-H consists of two hubs, one spacer and two lamina sets which are mounted as a subassembly already at the factory. KTR developed a steel lamina coupling which is radially assembled and disassembled as a complete unit. RIGIFLEX®-N type A-H has been designed in all significant features in accordance with API […]
FLIR Systems has published a customer testimonial video* from Highland Technology Inc. (San Francisco, CA) in which staff describe their experience of using a FLIR ETS320 benchtop thermal imaging system which has made electronics design testing easier and more efficient.
Skilled engineering graduates are crucial to BSRIA and its members and the wider industry workforce of tomorrow aka making the future a reality. With the recent release of the government-industry Construction Sector Deal – worth £420 million to transform construction through innovative technologies to increase productivity and “build new homes quicker” – this is a […]
HARTING has added three new versions to its Easy Access series of housings for its D-Sub InduCom family of industrial Bus interface connectors. The new models, with 25, 15 and 9-poles respectively and three straight cable-entry points each, complement the existing 50-pole and 37-pole units, each having three straight cable-entry points. The straight cable inputs […]
Great news – the number of people getting A Level Physics results is up on last year, bucking the recent trend of decline. And in even better news, Physics results have improved too, with a higher proportion of A* grades being awarded and the cumulative percentage being awarded a C or above breaking the 70% […]
STEMMER IMAGING AG, one of Europe’s leading machine vision technology providers, has signed an agreement with Odos Imaging for the distribution of Time-Of-Flight (TOF) 3D cameras. The cameras will be available through STEMMER IMAGING’s entire distribution network of 19 different countries in Europe. Odos Imaging is a Rockwell Automation company.
Incremental implementation of the IIoT by plant engineers and other experts is the best route to success. Food packaging plants face a host of challenges in terms of eliminating food waste, improving safety and increasing uptime. These challenges are heightened by a confluence of external factors including pressure on margins, responding to real-time demand, requirements […]
~ Making the most of legacy equipment ~ According to the Annual Manufacturing Report, 2018, four in five manufacturers believe that smart factory technologies will improve their supply chain relationships. The proposed benefits of data collection from smart sensors are huge, but some manufacturers still feel that a smart factory is out of their […]
By Sally Comollo, Director, Global Communications, Brand & Content, Stratus Technologies The goal of minimising downtime has been a priority for the manufacturing industry, really all industries, for some time now. However, recent technology shifts and the emergence of a booming IoT (Internet of Things) has moved downtime prevention from a goal to a business-critical need.
Schmersal presents the new PSC1 configurator at Motek 2018
A basic introduction to misalignment in flexible couplings. Let’s say you want to power a pump; this means at the very least you will need a pump, a motor, and a means of transmitting rotational power. Generally speaking, the power from the motor will rotate the shaft, which transmits power through the coupling to the […]
What’s New in Electronics Live, runs at The NEC from 25th – 26th September and delivers the comprehensive event covering the entire spectrum of the electronics industry. With dedicated conferences and exhibition opportunities for the Embedded Software and EMC industries, as well as electronics manufacturing, WNIE Live really is the one unmissable event of the […]
~ Industrial manufacturing will never be the same ~ “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” These are the words of Buckminster Fuller, an architect, engineer and thinker who was passionate about inventing the future. Here Harel Boren, CEO of Autonomous […]
Whether in the chemical, pharmaceutical or food industries: Flammable gases and dust in processing industries create serious safety risks for people and machines. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has been a certified manufacturer for many years and since 2003 its range includes ATEX compliant drive solutions such as dust or gas explosion protected motors, gear units and electronic […]
Fagersta, July 2018 – As a new brand-neutral online platform, A Faster Horse provides users in the manufacturing industry, at no cost, direct access to experts, knowledge, insights and solutions from a wide range of qualified partners. Partners provide groups through which subscribers can access specialized content, advice and solutions designed to optimize operational efficiency, […]