As for many industries in recent months, there have been significant challenges for those operating within the marine sector. However, unlike some areas of business such as hospitality and retail, where the impact of the pandemic has hit hard across the board, there are sub-sectors of the marine industry which remain positive.
We received a request from a European company specialising in Superyacht Refits, they had a 140 meter Superyacht, worth $300 million, coming into dock to undertake important required works and needed to convert shore supply to be able to carry out the project. They needed to convert shore supply at 400V, 50 Hz to 440V, […]
Resolve Optics reports on how its non-browning lenses are helping a specialist camera manufacturer to supply a turnkey solution for monitoring remote operations in high radiation environments. For the high radiation environments experienced in Nuclear Power stations, Nuclear fuel recycling plant and high energy physics facilities, conventional TV cameras and lenses have a very short […]
When it comes to the winners of design awards, most people think of futuristic automobiles, furnishings or everyday objects. However, for the first time, protective systems have now also received an award. Two in-house developments from the German safety manufacturer REMBE, known as the world market leader in the explosion safety scene, have received the […]
A new level 2 competent water jetting qualification will allow contractors to enhance critically important skills and support career pathways, says the Water Jetting Association (WJA). The WJA says the new qualification will give greater assurance that water jetting services, including high and ultra high pressure jetting and sewer cleaning, are of a high standard.
The ability for plant engineers to rapidly identify abnormal conditions and better manage the dynamic behaviour of their rotating plant with proven, flexible and easy-to-install monitoring systems has never been more important. With this in mind machine monitoring specialists SENSONICS has continually developed and refined its successful Sentry G3 machinery protection system which provides outstanding […]
By Emma Johnson, partner at Forresters This year we’ve seen engineering companies switching focus and working collaboratively to produce ventilators and PPE, as well as help increase hospital capacity.
The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA), which supports UK businesses who convert materials into gaskets and seals, report on the results of their latest Member Survey (which closed ahead of the second lockdown).
Filters can not only be used in separation process but also protection for operational system. Based in Warrington, England, Croft Filters specialise in manufacturing and supplying custom industrial filters. One of Croft’s capabilities, last chance filters play an important role in protecting critical components and ensuing safe operation within a system or equipment.
Titan Enterprises have been offering in-line flow meters for dispensing liquids such as pure water for nearly 40 years. Today, this type of flow device can fulfil critical roles in measuring the rate of flow and volume of pure water in areas including laboratory water purification dispensers, semiconductor cleaning processes and in a growing number […]
Casella takes its commitment to developing life-changing monitoring technology seriously. Where workplace hazards include excessive noise or vibration levels, dust, vapours and gases that can pose potential risks to worker health, Casella is dedicated to providing innovative solutions to monitor these hazards, allowing operators to assess potent risks to health and take the necessary steps […]
It has been an interesting and challenging year for all and at TF Automation, we are no exception. We remained fully open during lockdown to support our varied customer base working in critical industries, both with bespoke machine build projects and the supply of pneumatics and industrial components.
Heinrich Georg (UK) Limited has partnered with WMG, University of Warwick to design and build a Test Rig to test battery powered small motor units for use in light vehicle transport. The Test Rig will be used for research & development and quality assessment of off-the-shelf motors, with the main focus of the project being […]
The Donghua Chain Group have re-categorised their extensive Drive Chain products into three new ranges to make it easier for customers to identify the right chain for their needs. The three new ranges are: Standard, Solution and Premium.
Volumetric flow, flow velocity and temperature measurement – three of the most important variables which help to ensure efficient process control. So, wouldn’t it be convenient if you could measure ALL of these variables in a single flow meter? With the latest range of electromagnetic flow meters, the PF55S and PF75H/S from sensing and instrumentation […]
MARKATOR ® presents a new product from the FlyMarker ® series The mobile dot peen marker FlyMarker ® mini 85/45 plus convinces with its versatility and additional power, as well as with its low weight of only 3.1 kg and its compact design, all at an attractive price/performance ratio.
FLIR Systems announced four new additions to its Exx-Series of advanced thermal imaging cameras: the E96, E86, E76 and E54. Compared to predecessor Exx-Series cameras, the new cameras offer enhanced thermal resolution for more vibrant, easy-to-read images and on-camera routing capability to improve field survey efficiency. The new Exx-Series cameras are designed to help professionals […]
Introduction The availability of compact and powerful single board computers is enabling exciting new product designs. This is particularly useful in applications where miniaturization improves cost and/or efficiency. Additionally, vision systems are able to leverage fully-featured board level machine vision cameras to reduce a products overall size even further and provide operational flexibility while supporting […]
Sensor Technology has launched a new range of non-contact torque sensors based on a full four element strain gauge bridge design, complementing its existing non-contact sensors that use surface acoustic wave (SAW) detection.
With the new GSX combined fork sensor, Leuze again presents a worldwide innovation. The device combines the advantages of optical and ultrasonic sensors and is especially suited to labeling machines used in the packaging industry. The GSX fork sensor reliably, quickly, and precisely detects a wide range of labels, regardless of their material and surface […]
Low maintenance – Long life design Over the last few years, Linmot have been developing new modular designs based on their renowned range of high-speed linear motors. This has expanded from replacing pneumatic cylinders to fully integrated modules that are much easier for customers to build directly into machines.
The newest addition to the HARTING Han® portfolio is the Han® F+B, a range of connectors which have been specially designed for the requirements of the food processing, bottling and packaging industries. Within these sectors, hygiene and safety are key considerations, meaning machines and equipment must be both easy to clean and designed so dirt […]
A combination of an ElectroStatic Separator and a Metal Separation Module is enabling the recovery of fine copper and other metals from a waste product at a UK metal recycling company. Bunting is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of metal separators for the recycling and waste industries with European manufacturing and product […]
In most westernised economies, food processors document all potential product risks, including naturally occurring hazards. To facilitate this automated reporting, Fortress Technology’s metal detectors offer secure, flexible logging of data capture, as well as a range of Industry 4:0 solutions to support track and trace.
The LEMO B Series offers a modular, ergonomic, rugged and reliable circular multipole connector for applications needing quick and secure Push-Pull latching. Making it an ideal choice for test and measurement, instrumentation, medical devices, research and audio/video applications.