SICK’s on the Level with its CQF Capacitive Sensor

Compact, economic and quick to install, SICK’s CQF16 capacitive level sensor has been developed to provide a universal, non-contact solution wherever the fill level of water-based liquids must be detected in non-metallic vessels, tanks or pipes. The robust, ECOLAB-certified SICK CQF16 level sensor is supplied with a one-clip mounting bracket that can be fastened securely […]

Bright Green Plastics Creates Next Generation of Engineers with Apprenticeship Roles

The Yorkshire-based plastic reprocessing firm, which employs 104 people at its Castleford site and recycles over 40,000 tonnes of household and commercial waste into reusable material each year, has taken on its first two new apprentices as part of the firm’s mission to develop the next generation of engineers through an ongoing training scheme. Lewis […]

RS Components stocks innovative HARTING SPE connectivity solutions for next-generation industrial automation deployments

Substantially streamlining cabling in order to reduce weight and save space LONDON, UK, 17 September 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, is now offering game-changing T1 single pair Ethernet (SPE) connectors from HARTING.

Molex Showcases Next-Generation Automotive Electronic Solutions at the Virtual Bordnetz Kongress 2020

Key subject matter experts will present capabilities for in-vehicle miniaturized electronics LISLE, IL – September 17, 2020 – Molex will showcase next-generation automotive electronic capabilities for the connected and autonomous car at the Bordnetz Kongress being held virtually on September 22, 2020. Molex, a Gold Sponsor of the event, will present on the impact of […]

Order cutting tools online conveniently

The new CERATIZIT online shop offers numerous practical features that both simplify and speed up the ordering of tools. With immediate effect, the new online shop from CERATIZIT is the place to go for quick and easy tool procurement. Whether from a PC or on the go, customers can now efficiently find the exact tool […]

MetLase launches ‘smart’ products to connect and increase speed of manufacturing processes

One of the UK’s leading specialists in tooling, intelligent fixturing and components is launching a new range of ‘digital’ solutions that will connect manufacturing processes and enable easier, faster automation. MetLase, a joint venture between Unipart and Roll-Royce, commissioned a dedicated team to develop ‘smart’ products, including the Digital Gauge (conducting a digital dimensional inspection […]

Cure temperature of new surface treatment reduced by 20oC, making surface preparation even  more efficient & 90% time saving

Oxford Advanced Surfaces, (OAS), a pioneer and market leader in the surface treatment of polymeric, plastic and composite materials by the application of highly reactive carbene chemistry, has developed a new, low temperature cure of its innovative Onto™ surface treatment . The new Onto™ EP1132 can be cured at 80oC, instead of 100oC, increasing its […]

UnitedSiC Signs Distribution Agreement with EDOM Technology to Accelerate Silicon Carbide Adoption

September 16th, 2020, Princeton, New Jersey: UnitedSiC Inc., a leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors has announced today it has entered into a distribution agreement with EDOM Technology, Ltd. (TWSE: 3048), a major distributor of semiconductor products based in Taiwan. EDOM will partner with UnitedSiC to distribute its product portfolio in Asia to […]

Enlarging the pool of talents

Further positions at Oil Dynamics for ambitious and collective achievements The Germany based company steadily aspires to expand its projects worldwide. Due to these positive circumstances, Oil Dynamics GmbH does currently offer further job opportunities for different positions. An intensive application procedure is going on for the next weeks searching for field service technicians, mechanical […]

Schneider Electric launch PowerPact 4 Power Boards

– The future of wall mounted power boards improves space, installation and maintenance efficiency – London, UK – 16th September 2020 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched the PowerPact 4 Power Boards, the next generation in wall-mounted power boards. The new addition act as the answer to all power […]

Managing disruption in intralogistics

~ Adaptability is vital to the warehousing, intralogistics, and industrial sectors ~ The rise of e-commerce has brought about significant disruption to traditional logistics activities, demanding constant adjustment to best meet changing demand. Similar adaptability is vital in intralogistics to ensure orders are processed and fulfilled effectively. In this article, Stephen Hayes, managing director of […]

ACEINNA Launches OpenIMU ROS Driver for Development of Robotic Navigation Systems

Robot Application Developers Finally Have an Affordable and Easy to Integrate Navigation Solution Distributed via Noetic Ninjemys & Ubuntu 20.04 Andover, Massachusetts- Sept 15, 2020 ACEINNA, one of the world’s leading developers of inertial based guidance and navigation systems for autonomous vehicles and devices, today announced the availability of their new ACEINNA OpenIMU ROS Driver […]

Do you know your ZZs from your 2RUs?

~ Asking the right questions is key when choosing between shields and seals ~ Knowing the suffix code for your preferred bearing closure may make you look like a bearing whizz. However, asking the right questions to ensure that you’ve selected the most suitable option for your specific application environment is the real smart move […]

RS Components stocks Bluetooth®-enabled Smart Torque Wrenches from FACOM® for faster and more precise tightening

The new torque wrenches leverage Bluetooth connectivity and digital interface for accurate and efficient fastening and full traceability LONDON, UK, 15 September 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, is now stocking the FACOM® E.516ST range of Smart Torque […]

R&S Cable Rider ZPH paired with SkyBridge Tools reduces base-station testing time and costs significantly

The SkyBridge Tools test manager system now supports the R&S Cable Rider ZPH for on-site base-station testing and RF network analysis. Technicians using the low-cost analyzer from Rohde & Schwarz in combination with SkyBridge Tools can reduce the time associated with testing and verifying distributed antenna systems (DAS) by as much as 90%.

Zircotec increase capacity ten-fold following £2.5M investment

Automotive and motorsports heat management specialists Zircotec, based near Oxford, is set to grow significantly this year, with a ten-fold increase in capacity. This follows a £2.5 million investment into much larger premises and new equipment. The workforce is also increasing to meet the exceptional demand. This comes after having to overcome some unexpected hurdles […]

2D FFF System Opens Door to New Separations

Postnova Analytics powerful EAF4 technology combines the principle of Electrical and Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation in just one system. Electrical and Cross Flow Fields can now be applied in one Field-Flow Fractionation (FFF) channel opening up completely new routes for separations which are based on particle size / molar mass and also on particle / […]

Cognex image-based barcode readers in Flensburger brewery’s logistics center

Barcode reading under difficult conditions Aging handheld laser scanners are considered outdated technology: When the forklift drivers load trucks at the Flensburger brewery with filled kegs or beer crates, a Cognex barcode reader mounted on the mast recognizes the pallet label and scans the barcode. This not only saves time, but enhances safety in congested […]

Investing in the future of VERICUT

CGTech is excited to announce the appointment of its first apprentice as part of the UK Technical Support team. Will Culliford started his role as Apprentice Technical Support Engineer at the beginning of September after initially completing a 6 week work experience placement last year. During his work experience, based at the CGTech office in […]

Machine safety without SIL: Wachendorff’s WDG series redundant encoders provide cost-effective safety

Wachendorff, the German measurement systems manufacturer, has recently launched redundant versions of its well proven WDGR and WDGE series incremental and absolute encoders. Available from Variohm EuroSensor, Wachendorff’s exclusive UK distributor, the new series combine disparate optical and magnetic measurement principles that are independently correlated yet fully synchronised through separate processing electronics. Providing true redundancy […]