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Compressed air leaks, vacuum system leaks, and electrical partial discharge are all expensive system issues that waste power, causing companies to deal with unforeseen costs and potential production and uptime problems. Ultrasound imaging with an acoustic camera, such as the FLIR Si124, is an effective and efficient way to detect and see them. Learn about […]
Looking for a user-friendly and affordable manufacturing ERP system, the precision engineers of A Wrate Engineering managed to implement MRPeasy without any external help.
VX SE: New free-standing system enclosure from Rittal Baying enclosures are frequently employed for free-standing use cases – but are not always the best approach. The advantages of stand-alone products such as the Rittal VX SE have often been overlooked. This represents a best-of-both-worlds solution midway between Rittal AX compact enclosures and the VX25 baying […]
Schaeffler’s new Condition Monitoring (CM) solution, OPTIME, offers a unique set of benefits over alternative CM systems. In simple terms, users can Plug > Play > Predict. The installation is straightforward and does not require any specialist expertise. The machine diagnostics are displayed instantly, showing the maintenance engineers where they are needed.
The new versatile and flexible flat top chain conveyor system Versaflex is a conveyor system that grows with your requirements. It features the modular design we have come to expect with the complete mk range. The standardised modules and components make it simple and cost effective to integrate the system into any production process, as […]
A new high precision Roller Chain, called EXL Chain, is now available in the UK and offers superior quality and durability over standard Roller Chain.
An on-site inspection is part of the daily business of industrial manufacturers and plant operators alike. Safety-relevant components in particular, such as rupture discs or safety valves, must be tested by the manufacturer – this is often done by notified bodies like the TÜV. Many operators additionally conduct on-site tests at the manufacturer’s premises to […]
A large UK recycling plant constructor has ordered one (1) Eddy Current Separator and three (3) ElectroMax Overband Magnets for a major overseas construction and demolition waste management project.
Exclusive manufacturer of California rice products, Farmers’ Rice Cooperative (FRC), produce on average 750,000 packs of rice per month in 26 different variations, 51 different packaging options and 43 different size options. It’s not surprising, therefore, that the potential to make mistakes with regard to date coding, labelling and packaging is high.
Countless events, traide fairs and exhibitions could not take place during the current crisis and will not be held in the near future as we knew them. That is why many companies use the opportunity of virtual trade fairs to show their presence and to win new customers. To turn this digital event into an […]
TF Automation has recently delivered a new machine to long-standing customer, Genesis Patterns, which has automated a time-consuming and problematic manual process.
MTC Breakthrough in Intelligent Robotics A flexible industrial robot with the decision-making capability of a human operator has been developed by robotics experts at the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre.
The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is to trial a purpose-built private 5G network aimed at helping manufacturers boost productivity. The MTC is launching its 5G capability in partnership with partners West Midlands 5G (WM5G) and Worcestershire 5G (W5G) along with technology partner BT.
International fastener specialist TR Fastenings announces two new senior UK appointments; Kevin Rogers moves into the new position of Director of Plastics and Rubber – Sourcing and Category Management, and Andrew Fletcher is named as the Director of Plastics and Rubber – Commercial and Technical. Kevin and Andrew will both play key strategic roles in […]
SICK has added the Flexi Compact to its portfolio of industry-leading safety controllers, featuring a modular, compact and scalable design that focuses on space saving, responsive performance and ease of use.
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Titan Enterprises report that its turbine flowmeter range provide an ideal tool for accurately measuring the flow of low viscosity fluids. Classic turbine flowmeters use propeller type turbines in a closed circular conduit. The turbine is mounted on low friction bearings and its rotation is detected through the chamber wall by one of a variety of […]
Resolve Optics is a leading supplier of bespoke lenses and optical systems that offer many advantages over regular off-the-shelf commercial grade optics for use in environmentally challenging aerospace, industrial and military applications.
Certain parts of the COVID impact – wearing masks, keeping a 2-meter distance from others, remote working/learning – are (fingers crossed) temporary. But the impact of COVID on the warehouse is going to be long and lasting. As the virus spread throughout the world, we saw a ripple effect; an outbreak or transportation delay in […]
At the end of 2019, Stertil Dock Products introduced an innovative version of its proven range of PE Dock Bumpers. Designed to provide unrivalled protection for vehicles, loading bays and buildings, the company’s proven range of PE Dock Bumpers had been a popular first choice for many customers. However, the arrival of the adjustable-height version […]
As automation continues to change the world, companies are being ranked according to their level of innovation – and each new idea puts them a step ahead of their competitors. By protecting the design, development and production of technology with a patent, companies not only see huge commercial benefit, but they give their customers a […]
Equipment rentals are increasingly helping companies overcome the hurdle of finding investment capital to fund development and verification projects. The current phase of the economic cycle, recovery from a slowdown, is always difficult and frustrating, as Mark Ingham of Sensor Technology identifies: