Carrier Solution Enhances Comfort and Supports Preservation of Art in the Raphael Rooms at the Vatican Museums

Carrier designed a new system to deliver powerful heating and cooling without altering the historic space. An innovative air conditioning solution from Carrier is helping to ensure optimal ventilation and comfort in the historic Raphael Rooms. During a typical summer, the temperature in Rome can soar as high as 104°F/40°C, making the decision to install […]

Record Number of Finalists Revealed for Plastics Industry Awards 2021

After receiving a record entry, the finalists for all 16 categories in the Plastics Industry Awards 2021 awards were announced for the first time via an online livestream presentation this morning, Friday 10th September. Over 100 companies and individuals are on the shortlist, including product designers, OEM manufacturers, suppliers, plastics processors, consultants, apprentices and trainees from […]

Unbreaking the record for cyber-attacks

Remote telemetry units (RTUs) help prevent cyber-attacks against critical infrastructure According to Forbes, 2020 broke all records for data lost in breaches and sheer numbers of cyber-attacks on companies, individuals and governments. These threats are also becoming more sophisticated with emerging technologies like machine learning, artificial intelligence and 5G. Fortunately, remote telemetry units (RTUs) allow […]

Metrology that’s out of this world

In September 1999, the Mars Climate Orbiter broke into pieces and burnt up because one person on the project failed to use the metric system. This one measurement mistake caused the failure of a 327.6 million dollar project for NASA and emphasised the importance of accuracy in the sector. Here Mike G John, head of […]

The future potential of process control systems

By Matt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers Thanks to developments such as Industry 4.0, digitisation, and the cloud, together with improvements in process control and communication technology, it is easier than ever for equipment manufacturers to offer remote assistance and monitoring. The restrictions on travel and face-to-face working imposed the Coronavirus […]


In its continued effort to provide the most cost-effective tooling solutions available, Seco Tools has announced a new family of flexible, highly productive solid end mills, the Seco JSE510 series. Redesigned to offer the rigidity, chip control and tool life to achieve the lowest possible costs per meter machined in steels, stainless steels, cast iron, […]

NSK triple lip seal provides ultimate bearing protection

Bearings that operate in conditions with a high degree of contamination must offer many attributes. A highly efficient sealing arrangement is priority number one. However, these bearings must also be cost-effective and provide easy, quick and convenient fitting and removal, including the capability to counter any misalignment during assembly. To help meet all of these […]

Delta Introduces Ultron HPH Gen. 2 20-40kVA UPS to the Market

The new UPS features reliable protection, cost-effective power with compact footprint and high-level performance Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced the launch of its Ultron HPH series uninterruptible power supplies to the market. The HPH Series provides high AC-AC efficiency of over 96% with an ECO mode to 99% […]

Delta to Showcase New High-Efficient Flex Series 3-Phase Inverters at Solar Solutions International 2021

Delta Electronics, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, will be exhibiting its new solar photovoltaic inverters at Solar Solutions 2021 in Expo Haarlemmermeer from September 28 to 30. Delta will be introducing a series of new inverters, ranging from 15 kW up to 250 kW, offering a complete solution from residential, commercial […]

Electronics manufacturers share excess inventory: Perzeptron creates free component marketplace

“Now is the time for the electronics industry to stick together,” say Andreas Koch and Markus Renner, managing directors of the consulting firm Perzeptron. With MiG Stock-DB, they have developed a free platform where electronics manufacturers can offer excess stock and components they no longer need. A+B Electronic, Eckelmann and Phytec, as well as other […]

Developing a liquid gasket process

Liquid gaskets are an established way of sealing electronic devices, ensuring they are fully protected — even at the join — from water, pressure, vibration or contaminants. They can overcome many of the assembly challenges associated with other gasket options, and the application process is easy to automate, reduces inventory requirements and eliminates tooling costs. […]