Aaron Johnson, VP of Marketing and Customer Strategy, Accumold If you are undertaking a micro injection molding project, there is enormous value in working alongside a specialist sub-contract manufacturer that under one roof has control of all aspects of the product development process from design to high volume manufacturing.
The new firmware 2.05.1 extends the scope of functions of the TC Router product range from Phoenix Contact. The firmware is available to download in the E-Shop.
The automation market continues to evolve rapidly, especially with the current trend towards lightweight and collaborative robots. An increasing number of manufacturers and models are being introduced, targeted at a highly diverse range of tasks, with the interfaces to these robots just as varied the robots themselves. At present, no common authoritative interface standard for these […]
Quickfinder: an innovative tool for choosing the right cable carrier quickly With increasing digitalization, online tools are on the rise – TSUBAKI KABELSCHLEPP follows this trend with its intuitive Quickfinder: Within a very short time, users can make a preselection from the comprehensive product range. This makes choosing the right cable carrier easier and faster […]
Resolve Optics is a leading designer and OEM supplier of special optimised lenses that exactly match your camera sensor. Industrial camera sensors come in a wide range of sizes from 1/4-inch to 1-inch and beyond. The lens(es) you choose to integrate into your product will play a pivotal role in determining your camera performance. A lower resolution lens will […]
Combating COVID-19 with technology to resume social and economic operations SIMULIA XFlow simulation software being used at China’s biggest modular hospital, built in 14 days to combat COVID-19 3D cloud-based collaborative platform approach replaces an older, slower document-based approach
The world’s fastest digital manufacturer of prototypes and low-volume production parts is using its 3D printing, CNC machining and injection moulding expertise to support the frontline fight against Covid-19.
Organizations tackle the ERP Innovator’s Dilemma – ‘keeping the lights on’ budgets fall to just 36% London – 30 March, 2020 – Boomi™, a Dell Technologies™ business, today revealed the findings from its ERP Innovator’s Dilemma survey. The independent research of 825 EMEA-based Enterprise Architects revealed how EMEA organizations are tackling ERP application modernization and […]
The UK’s leading authority on electric actuators and solenoid subassemblies, Magnet Schultz Ltd (MSL), is highlighting the availability of its compact proportional solenoid-controlled pneumatic valve range designed for the efficient regulation of air flows in medical ventilators as well as gas flow regulation across a broad range of other applications and industry sectors.
Vapour degreasing is one of the most widely used cleaning systems in the engineering industry. The most commonly used solvents are based on Trichloroethylene, n-Propyl bromide and other chlorinated solvents which under EU REACH regulations may require authorisation for use as metal cleaners after July 2020. If you are using vapour degreasing solvents based on […]
A FREE mobile App, which is the first of its kind in the UK, helps engineers identify replacement chain when they’re on-site. Developed by Donghua Limited, the Chain ID App captures key information so that the right replacement chain can be identified quickly and easily. The Chain ID App was first launched in the UK […]
If you’re looking to achieve a splash of colour, texture or even anti-bacterial into your plastic components, chances are your moulder is using masterbatch in the mix. With the global masterbatch market set to increase in value to USD 15 billion by 2026[i], Thomas Catinat, Operations Manager at Broanmain Plastics explains why masterbatch is so […]
Fast food restaurants are popular the world over, no more so than in the USA, where there are some 200,000 sites, serving approximately 50 million customers each day. With around 60,000 of these restaurants dedicated to hamburgers, supporting these businesses are the bakeries that have the challenge of producing vast quantities of fresh buns each […]
Where axial rotation requires control, a torsion spring from the Lee Spring catalogue range is often the right solution. These compactly wound ex-stock springs look like a common compression spring mounted on a rod or into a cylinder, but are activated by radial leverage on their end legs.
Recognised as experts in automation and handling technology, Zimmer Group now offer a series of highly functional and easy to control electrically driven grippers. Designed primarily for assembly tasks and for handling small parts, these latest generation products deliver a number of distinct advantages for automated assembly operations. Electrically operated grippers from Zimmer’s GEP2000 series […]
The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) is committed to supporting the professional development of chemical, process and biochemical engineers worldwide. Each year we train nearly 2,000 people from 60 countries with our comprehensive programme of open and in-company professional development courses.
One of the most important design questions is whether the source field is internal or external, and which field is most economical and practical to shield. Internal interference is created by designed-in components located within a circuit, system, enclosure, piece of equipment or room. External interference or the H-field source is created by unwanted nearby […]
Decreasing energy use is a priority for most commercial businesses. But reporting to stakeholders the true savings and production efficiencies that can be realised are often harder to come by.
Today, KNF launches the new FP 150 multi-diaphragm liquid pump. The FP 150 offers linear flow adjustment from 0.2 to 1.5 l/min, low pulsation and continuous duty up to 2 bar pressure. Low pulsation is a key feature of the new FP 150. By using five diaphragms to provide smooth laminar flow, pulsation values are […]
Although Lascar Electronics has been manufacturing data loggers for over 25 years, even for the original inventors of the USB data logger the launch of the new EL-SIE range is a major event. The EL-SIE is the first in a new generation of EasyLog products that takes data logging to another level. Capable of measuring […]
A consortium of significant UK industrial, technology and engineering businesses from across the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors, has come together to produce medical ventilators for the UK. The VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium (“the consortium”) is led by Dick Elsy, CEO of High Value Manufacturing Catapult, a group of manufacturing research centres in the UK.
By David Jahn, Director at Brillopak Investing in automation can not only increase productivity, it can Brexit-proof a business. Automating manual tasks like case loading and palletising can help British food manufacturing plants and packhouses absorb any post-Brexit production and wage increases, as well as mitigate against EU labour shortages.
FOR HIGH SYSTEM PRESSURE DUTY APPLICATIONS The unrivalled MICROPUMP range of magnet drive gear pumps has recently been extended to include new options which provide exceptional pumping performance for high system pressure applications. The GLH Series compact, magnetically driven external gear pumps are designed for fluids handling applications with system pressures up to 103 Bar […]
Free-to-attend training opportunities – Birmingham, Inchinnan and Belfast Long before the advent of the Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and “Smart Manufacturing” a group of leading equipment manufacturers and technical universities came together with the goal of helping German industry automate and standardise as many production processes as possible and link them effectively to […]
Quantum Controls have been awarded the prestigious Business Excellence Drives & Motor Supplier of the Year for 5 years running, we provide our customers with unique innovations that keep their site running 24/7.
Endress+Hauser’s vibronic level instrument FTL51B reliably detects the level of liquids in storage tanks, containers and pipes – but it also provides proof test, verification and IIoT functionality. The Liquiphant FTL51B can be used in all types of liquids as its vibronic sensor is not affected by changing media properties, flow, turbulence, gas bubbles, foam, […]
Titan Enterprises offers a range of highly reliable insertion turbine flowmeters for accurately metering flow in larger diameter pipelines (40 – 900mm). Insertion turbine flowmeters from Titan combine proven technology with modern materials and innovative design. The durable PVDF turbine rotates freely on a 316 stainless steel shaft and has special aerofoil shaped blades to extend […]
When machine builders are looking for a range of variable speed drives to ensure an easy, problem-free connection to a preferred Ethernet or Fieldbus network, YASKAWA GA500 & 700 Variable Speed Drives offer the highest standards of performance. In many control applications today there is a growing appetite for data-rich connectivity with all major industrial […]
Sant’Antonino, Switzerland, March 12, 2020. Faster, more flexible and even quieter: With the global market launch of the new High-Performance Crossbelt Sorter MX 025H Crossbelt Sorter, Interroll extends its innovative portfolio of automatic sorting solutions to include a new high-performance system capable of handling up to 20,000 conveyed goods per hour. This new solution also […]
Artificial intelligence opens up new fields of application for camera technology and image processing. It can be used, for example, to classify fruit varieties or to identify damaged parts (e.g. apples with marks or color deviations). To cover all possible variances with classical image processing would be very time-consuming and costly. With artificial intelligence, however, […]
Muller Coax are the original designers and manufacturers of coaxial valves having established the company and product range in 1960 and are established in many industry sectors supplying valves to many diversified blue chip companies and organizations worldwide including Siemens, Rolls Royce, BNFL and many automotive plants where the valves are specified for use. From […]
World-renowned gas measurement and control experts, Chell Instruments, have increased their range of leading performance pressure scanners with the launch of the smallest intelligent pressure scanner available anywhere. The new nanoDAQ-LTC-16 measures only 50 x 23 x 9mm but has the same advanced calibration and thermal compensation as the rest of the nanoDAQ-LT range. Designed […]
FDI in advanced engineering and supply chain sector generated 2,187 new jobs Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the software and computer services industry created the highest number of new jobs (11,589) The least number of new jobs from FDI were created in the chemicals and agriculture sector Overall, FDI made in 2018-19 facilitated a total […]