igus smart plastics make maintenance intelligent

Industry 4.0’, ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘Smart Factory’ – these concepts are no longer a vague promise of what is to come. Instead of planning maintenance at fixed intervals or reacting to failures or faults, continually monitoring the health of a machine enables predictive maintenance. Repair or replacement is then only carried out whenever it […]

Fossil fuel emissions lowered to meet environmental directives thanks to PlantPAx DCS-controlled flue gas desulphurisation solution

Romanian coal-fired power station meets national pollution directives thanks to deployment of powerful, flexible and scalable DCS solution from Rockwell Automation Sustainability still remains a massively high priority in the world today, with local, national and international programmes in place to incentivise people, organisations, companies and countries to ‘do their bit’ for the environment. At […]

Making robots the easy option

~ The robotics industry moves towards easy-to-use technology ~   Has the introduction of robotics led to household chores becoming a thing of the past? Sadly, not yet. While robot vacuum cleaners are growing in popularity, we don’t yet have a robotic personal assistant to complete all of our tedious household tasks. For a robot […]

Telsonic Focus On Packaging And Food Cutting Applications For PPMA 2019

As a regular participant at this event, Telsonic UK will once again showcase the latest in ultrasonic modules and systems, targeted at packaging and food cutting applications, from their comprehensive range. The precise control of the ultrasonic process, together with the reliable and durable seal produced when using ultrasonics, makes the technology an attractive proposition […]

TR to showcase expertise and products at Northern Manufacturing and Electronics 2019

TR Fastenings, the global specialist in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of industrial fasteners and Cat C fastenings, will be exhibiting at Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019, which takes place from the 2nd-3rd October 2019 at EventCity in Manchester. Northern Manufacturing and Electronics is ‘one of the key marketplaces for industrial technology, components and […]

Trio Motion’s new Flex-6 Nano integrated EtherCAT® motion controller and Flexslice modules perfectly suit Mclennan’s systems design and build capability

Recently launched by Trio Motion and available with full support from Mclennan, the new Flex-6-Nano is a powerful integrated EtherCAT servo/stepper controller for high-speed synchronised motion and machine control. With factory loaded modules for 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 or 64 axes and with additional motion expansion through add-on axis modules, the din-rail mounted system […]