Guillaume Feliksdal, CoFounder, FELIXprinters Alberto T. Estévez, Founder and Director, iBAG-UIC Barcelona BioDigital Architecture, is the fusion of biological and digital techniques in architecture, a true coming together of intelligence from nature and computational-based technology. The discipline starts with the premise that nature has the answers, and that as our scientific understanding advances, so too […]
~ The potential of artificial intelligence in motors and drives ~ Computing Machinery and Intelligence, the seminal paper by Alun Turing, posed the question, “Can machines think?” Turing’s research proved that a digital computer could simulate the behaviour of any other digital machine, given enough memory and time.
Back in April Riverside Medical Packaging in Derby were asked to pitch for a contract to supply 6 million face shields between August and December. This was a huge challenge but Riverside is on track to deliver on time. With Snap Rivets from JET PRESS.
In June 2020, the California Air Resources Board adopted new standards which mandate that 75% of new Class 4-8 ridged truck and 55% of new tractor truck sales must be zero-emission by 2035. With 11.6% of the US truck fleet (1.7 million trucks) in California, this legislation will be a significant driver not only for […]
~ How the customer journey will impact the future of manufacturing ~ Customisation has changed the way we purchase hundreds of items. For example, shoes were invented over 4,000 years ago but weren’t customised for left and right feet until the industrial revolution. Now, consumers expect a lot more than shoes moulded to each foot. […]
DOT® Fasteners were one of the first products offered by JET PRESS when they opened in 1977. Durable™ Snap Fasteners, Pull the DOT® Fasteners and Common Sense® Turn Button Fasteners are still popular items. DOT® Fasteners play a role in in our lives in many ways. They are used for seats in modern cars and […]
Some form of O-ring, seal, bonding, mastic or enclosure is in almost every product and piece of equipment sold worldwide. The most common reasons for this are preserving and protecting by keeping out water vapour, hydrocarbons such as greases, CO2 or other contaminants. But all seals are affected in this task not just by the […]
Business and government runs on data. In fact many organisations simply can’t function without data. According to a survey of server farm owners by the Uptime Institute and one in six had suffered an outage and estimated the total cost to them was more than $1 million. Even companies with a few servers in a […]
As Steven Flint, founder and CEO of The Rigging Shed in Western Australia, takes his place on the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Board as Regional Director – Australia, he commented: “My overall focus will be the membership – and letting the rest of the LEEA Board and organisation know their views, thoughts and aspirations.”
Jellypipe — the international 3D printing on-line ecosystem — has today announced that it can now offer an exciting new large scale 3D printing service through its platform. The principal behind Jellypipe is very simple, but is made possible by some extremely complex and intricate software which is the engine that makes using the platform so […]
Estimates show that wave power could supply ten per cent of the global demand for energy by the year 2050. If true, this would be a significant boost to a greener future, but currently, this renewable energy source is still in development. Here, Chris Johnson, managing director of ceramic bearing specialist SMB Bearings, explains how […]
The automotive wing of a Birmingham engineering business is enjoying the fruits of its labour after moving into a repurposed 11,000 sq ft facility in Erdington. And the success has been bolstered by the news of a more than 100% increase in employee numbers in its LEAN manufacturing service area. Thanks to a number of […]
Customer focus and new innovations to drive growth across the region LONDON, UK, 26 November 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has appointed Emma Botfield to the role of Regional Managing Director, UK and Ireland. Emma will report […]
Leading robotics and automation specialists, RMGroup, prides itself in offering its customers the best service and support provision throughout the UK. Consisting of a network of highly trained mechanical, electrical and control systems engineers, the Newtown-based manufacturer maintains that, even while adhering to current coronavirus restrictions, it can respond to any service or support requirement […]
HARTING Ltd, the German electrical and electronic connector technology company, will be under new management from January 2021. Current Managing Director, Peter Hannon, announced his retirement earlier this year and will step down in December. He will be succeeded by Simon Asbury, who will step up from his current role as Director of Sales and […]
A webinar co-presented by the leading provider of agile external supply chain solutions, Nulogy, together with the UKWA, will discuss how fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands and their contract manufacturing and co-packing providers can build greater resilience and responsiveness into the external supply chain.
Tebis offers a process-oriented, practical and easy to automate solution that adheres to the special requirements for gundrilling and deep hole applications. Join Tebis for this webinar where you will find out how simplistic gundrilling can be using Tebis CAD/CAM software.
Zoro, UK supplier of fasteners, tools, and equipment to businesses within the engineering sector, is celebrating its third year of continuous growth with a team twice the size and an increased product range to that it started with. Since 2017, Zoro has gone from strength to strength, with plans to increase staff by another quarter within […]
Yokogawa has launched a new range of high frequency, high voltage differential oscilloscope probes, combining proven features of its existing probes with new capabilities. The new range replaces six probes with three, offering a simpler choice for development engineers looking to test high performance systems. Recent trends for higher voltages in electric vehicles, railway inverters, […]
Cloud service for IO-Link-based Industry 4.0 applications STEGO CONNECT is the latest contribution to the Industry 4.0 technology. The new Software-as-a-Service provides user-friendly access to network and control sensors and actuators based on the IO-Link protocol. Data storage and software functionality are centrally organised in the STEGO CONNECT cloud. Freely configurable dashboards, alerts and workflows give […]
Charging technology for 37 new electric buses installed at West London depot Fully electric-enabled bus garage incorporates power infrastructure, maintenance and charging facilities Supplying 11 megawatt hours to 37 double-decker buses daily
Nine in 10 people (89%) trust engineers to tell them the truth, closely following nurses (93%) and doctors (91%) Engineers are the third most trusted profession from a list of 30 in Great Britain, according to the latest Veracity Index from Ipsos MORI published today.
RS own brand range includes digital multimeters, voltage/current calibrators, insulation testers, temperature calibrators, and voltage indicators LONDON, UK, 26 November 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 an extensive range of RS PRO handheld test and […]
Innovators in fire technology, Geofire, have launched the Deaf Alert, a safety device for the deaf and hard of hearing. The Deaf Alert is a digital, vibrating pillow alarm that uses ‘listening’ technology to activate on the specific sound of a home smoke alarm.
(25th November 2020, Ankeny, IA, USA) Leading micro molding specialist Accumold is maintaining a high profile at a series of virtual events, working around the COVID-19 restrictions in place that are frustrating the ability for organisers to host physical exhibitions and conferences across the world. Accumold usually undertakes an extensive calendar of event attendance across […]
London, 25 November 2020 – Multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, Cundall, has expanded its sustainability offering with the appointment of Richard Twinn. Richard joins Cundall’s UK’s sustainability team, which has grown by over 50% in the last six months as demand for sustainability services has soared.
The photovoltaic system operates on a former demolition range of the French Army and saves 2,100 tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year. EnBW Solar GmbH has operated the 4.4-hectare solar farm in Kenzingen, Germany since 2016. The roughly 9,900 photovoltaic modules and the powerful Delta-M50A inverters provide 2.62 megawatts of peak power and enough […]
Parker introduces new low GWP refrigeration dryer series for effective removal of water vapour from compressed air Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, prioritises continuous innovation and attention to the environment. It is introducing two new refrigeration dryer series, PSE (Polestar Smart-E) and SPS (Starlette Plus-E), to bring its complete range […]
TESTA Analytical Solutions has published a technical report that evaluates an exciting new liquid flowmeter device designed to provide continuous real-time monitoring of the pump flow rate of any liquid chromatography system.
Flexible ultrasonic technology for prototypes and production The benefits that ultrasonic technology brings to a broad spectrum of joining and cutting applications, is leading many manufacturers to transition from other methods to the ultrasonic process.
Starrag Group company SIP is currently assembling a series of ultra high-precision jig boring machines destined for installation by multiple customers active in the aerospace industry. The five machines – comprising a four-axis horizontal model and the remainder three-/five-axis vertical designs – are scheduled for installation and commissioning during the second half of 2021.
$2.5M investment following European New Business franchise deal November 2020: Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, is to become Europe’s largest stocking distributor of Positronic connectors following a franchise deal signed by the two companies. Powell will hold $2.5M of inventory at its new European […]
~ Five examples of automation that was once science fiction, but isn’t any more ~ Science-fiction has a long history of inspiring technology that we now use on a daily basis. The creators of Star Trek first envisioned sliding doors and cell phones back in the 1960s, while video calling was already being referenced in […]