UK launches world-first breakthrough landfill wastewater technology which slashes operating costs by nearly half

A ground-breaking onsite landfill wastewater (leachate) thermal treatment and separation process called LAT™ (Low temperature Ambient pressure Technology) has demonstrated a 48% reduction in operating costs and a 70% reduction in energy usage at Viridor’s Broadpath landfill site in Devon. Now commercially available, LAT™ is set to change the way local councils and landfill operators […]

Aquus CL-One concentrated all-purpose cleaner

Water based cleaning and protection of metal surfaces prior to powder coating or painting Aquus CL-One is an excellent all-purpose cleaning solution for the cleaning and protection of mild steel and ferrous metal parts which need powder coating or painting immediately or when it is necessary to store unpainted for limited periods. Any cleaning system […]

Drive improves dye processing quality while reducing energy costs

A new control system, featuring an ABB variable speed drive, efficiently manages tension control and the changing size of the fabric reel as it traverses through dyeing process The VSD’s in-built PID loop allows the system to automatically match torque to the requirements of the running fabric based on the thickness and number of wraps […]

Where is SCADA heading?

SCADA is the acronym for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. A SCADA system is a collection of software and hardware that allows a business to control industrial processes, gather real-time data and interact with devices through HMI (Human Machine Interface) software.

TFC showcases supply chain solutions at Advanced Engineering

~ TFC to exhibit Smalley products and VMI solutions ~ Between November 3 and 4, leading engineering product and supply chain solutions provider TFC will be exhibiting at this year’s Advanced Engineering show at the NEC in Birmingham. TFC can be found on stand H96, where it will be presenting a range of technical products. […]

Standard unit coolers compatible with A2L refrigerants

A number of standard unit coolers from Friga-Bohn, which supplies a wide range of market-leading refrigeration solutions to the food industry, are now fully compatible with A2L refrigerants. The unit coolers support use with both new A2L refrigerants such as R1234yf, R454C and R455C, as well as existing HFC refrigerant solutions. As a result, a […]

Host of attractions announced two weeks ahead of Engineering Design Show including Scaled’s 3D printed Chameleon Project vehicle, the Nissan Half LEAF and the Engineering Heroes exhibit

Engineering Design Show, Coventry Building Society Arena, 19-20 October 2021 Two weeks before doors open for the 2021 Engineering Design Show, which takes place 19-20 at Coventry Building Society Arena, organiser MA Exhibitions has announced a whole raft of visitor features and attractions, which will run alongside the 150+-strong exhibition and two-day conference.

Software for microbrewery management: COPA-DATA expands into brewing market

Automation expert, COPA-DATA is expanding its technology offering to provide digitalisation software to small breweries. The software developer, which launched its automation platform zenon back in 1987, has long assisted in the digitalisation efforts of food and beverage manufacturers worldwide. Now, COPA-DATA UK will support the growing number of small and microbreweries in the UK […]

WEG supports hospital with emergency power

Motor and alternator manufacturer, WEG has supplied eight 1,700 kVA alternators to provide emergency power to the Clinical Centre of Serbia’s newly-expanded facilities. Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East Marketing Manager at WEG, highlights the importance of effective backup power systems to cover unexpected mains power failure.

Designing out safety risks

~ The safety mechanisms keeping our rail network safe ~ It’s been nearly 200 years since Britain’s first railroad was constructed to connect Stockton to Darlington for the transportation of minerals. Since then, rail transportation has evolved at a rapid pace and now faster, greener and safer trains travel in larger numbers across the nation […]


The rising cost of healthy diets, an ever growing market in weight management products, hikes in prices for food staples combined with better waste management strategies is encouraging more food production facilities towards precision checkweighing and 100 percent reliable weight control. Charlie Graham, European Sales Manager at Fortress Technology and Sparc Systems examines the importance […]

New Clamps For Securing Moulds And Dies

A new range of seven double-acting arch clamps has been introduced by Roemheld for securing dies or moulds to the bed or ram of a die casting, injection moulding or other type of press. Intended for holding tools with flat edges safely, the compact clamps exert a force ranging from 30 to 450 kN.

Variable speed drives for safer operations

~ Building safety systems for effective failure prevention ~ Functional safety is more important than ever as production systems and processes become more sophisticated. When building safety systems, variable speed drives (VSDs) can be integrated into systems to ensure that standards are met and performance level is improved. Global automation manufacturer WEG has released a […]

High demand for smooth running, precision, durability and cleanliness : Linear Motion Control expands range of miniature linear components for medical equipment

Human beings provide the measure: the drives of surgical robots, blood pumps, and MRI and CT equipment (for example), must offer a design that ensures they perform their tasks very precisely and smoothly without emitting any contamination. Specifically for facilitating movement in medical technology, NSK provides a continuously expanding range of linear guides and ball […]

Improving sealing quality while maximising productivity in gas sensor manufacture

When gas sensor manufacturer DD-Scientific wanted to improve the accuracy, repeatability, and productivity of an epoxy sealing process, it turned to adhesives specialist Intertronics. DD-Scientific now benefits from robot-mounted preeflow® eco-DUO precision metering, mixing and dispensing systems, which save the company 23 days of staff time per year, while maintaining the high-quality the company’s products […]

New power modules for the charging infrastructure

With the Charx power fast-charging DC modules, Phoenix Contact offers efficient DC power electronics for fast charging stations. The new 30 kW modules are available as AC/DC converters and DC/DC converters. They can be installed directly in the charging station and provide a stable power supply. With the Charx power fast-charging DC modules, Phoenix Contact […]

EMS to showcase FAULHABER product ranges

~ Sole UK FAULHABER supplier to exhibit at Robotics and Automation ~ Leading mechatronics system supplier, Electro Mechanical Systems (EMS) will be displaying its FAULHABER motor ranges at the Robotics and Automation exhibition, taking place at the Coventry Building Society Arena on 2-3 November 2021. The ranges offer superior power density and precision for automated […]

Onboard truck and trailer weighing: Variohm supplies Zemic load cells to Onboard Solutions & Sons

Onboard Solutions & Sons is an onboard vehicle weighing specialist covering the installation, diagnostics, repair, and maintenance for load cell-based weighing systems on HGVs and other commercial trucks and trailers. From its main workshop in the industrial heartland around Nottinghamshire and with a nationwide call-out service, the Company prides itself on professional technical support gained […]