LEMO launches a 1000 Base T1- Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) Push-Pull connector

Based on transmission standards (IEEE 802.3), single-pair Ethernet (also called SPE or 1000Base-T1) is integrated into new generations of automobiles. 1000Base-T1 is designed to operate over a single twisted-pair copper cable supporting an effective datarate of 1 Gbit/sec in each direction simultaneously. LEMO provides two types of insulators 0B.511(2 contacts)  and 1B.512 (4 contacts + screen) compatible with Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) and Shielded Twisted Pairs (STP). The new product is available in the B series and also in a watertight version […]

Offering the Right Connection

Founded in 1916, Dixon is a premier manufacture and supplier of hose couplings, made to order hose assemblies, valves, manifolds, dry-disconnects, flame arresters, vents, bespoke fittings and other fluid transfer and control products. The company’s global reach includes a wide range of products for numerous industries, including petroleum exploration, refining, transportation, chemical processing, food & […]

Infrared Temperature Sensors for Process-Control in Steel Manufacturing

Today’s increasing quality standards and higher energy costs demand more accurate and consistent control of power and resources. Steel processes such as coke oven heating, continuous casting, furnace reheating, hot rolling, forging, sintering and annealing are becoming more and more expensive. With energy prices at all-time highs, the cost of doing business has significantly increased. […]

What panel builders really want!

CAE provider EPLAN has been at the forefront of engineering design technology for many years. Much of the company’s sustained pre-eminence is a result of listening to its customers and potential customers, to gain an understanding of their pain points and requirements. As part of this listening process, the EPLAN Customer Advisor Board has identified […]

Using solid quality MuMETAL® for reliable and consistent shielding factors and results

Advanced technology and sensitive applications requirements increase the need for EMI reduction A look back at Magnetic Shields news and significant activities for this past year include university and lab projects, ISO certification, custom parts and fabricated shields, and expanded shielding product line sizes offered to mitigate low frequency field disturbances. As the new year […]

This year Hillside Product Design Ltd (HPDL) were delighted to win an Excellence in Customer Service award at the Exeter Business Awards.

Customer care is at the core of everything we do – our mission is for our clients to achieve business success with innovative product design, made possible by flexible, open and collaborative relationships. We know our clients feel assured of our professionalism, our honesty and our commitment to their success when they are looking for […]

Automation without limits

In a fast changing world in which an increasing number of things are connected with one another, industrial automation is also undergoing a fundamental transformation. Classic system structures are developing into cyber-physical systems. Future-oriented automation solutions therefore have to be flexible, open, and networked. PLCnext Technology offers a platform that opens up completely new levels […]

Realising the benefits of virtual commissioning on automation projects

Virtual commissioning is a valuable technology commonly used on large projects, typical of those found within the major automotive manufacturers, where systems containing hundreds of robots, PLC’s and complex devices are tested, validated and commissioned in a virtual environment. The benefits to these customers, who are generally working on tight project timescales, are both clear […]

Introducing the next generation in filling and closing technology: the CWM 240i.

CWM Automation’s latest innovation is designed for pot filling and sealing, providing higher speeds and up to 30% more control than a traditional inline machine. CWM Automation’s goal is to exceed customer’s expectations in quality, delivery and performance. Each of our machines are designed and built in-house at our site in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Specialists in […]