MAA MEMBER, ACCURA ENGINEERING, HAS PROVIDED ENGINEERING SUPPORT TO 3T AM, A WORLD LEADER IN THE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY. OUR MACHINING EXPERTISE HAS ALLOWED US TO DELIVER OVER 200 UNIQUE COMPONENTS FOR A SPACE FLIGHT APPLICATION, PRECISION MACHINED TO AS9100 STANDARDS.
Vision Engineering, a 63 year old British leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality visual measurement and inspection technologies, has attained ISO 13485:2016 and EN ISO 13485:2016 accreditation from the British Standards Institution (BSI) and is now a BSI accredited contract manufacturer of mechanical, electronic, electrical, and optical medical assemblies and components.
SICK has developed a customisable, active collision warning system for manned forklifts, the SICK Backup Assistance System (BAS), which alerts drivers to prevent collisions with people or objects, where their view is restricted for example by blind spots or during reversing.
We are pleased to launch a new range of product guides – available to download from our website, these guides give comprehensive details of our main product ranges, variations on offer, materials used and temperature ranges together with suggested applications for use.
For existing users there’s no turning back: centric vices are the route to making day-to-day machining activities so much easier. CERATIZIT has now extended the advantage of these vices with the arrival of the ZSG mini vice, developed to enhance the machining of small and delicate workpieces.
Zenon used for automated fill-finish platform Pharmaceutical compliance is no easy feat. To support 3P Innovation in its development of production equipment for life sciences, COPA-DATA provided flexible, regulation-proof software for the creation of an ultra-compact fill-finish platform.
Yamazaki Mazak is supporting its local community by supporting a charity arts festival this summer in the city home to its European Manufacturing Plant, Worcester.
Running StocExpo, an industry-leading event, gives us direct access to a huge number of our community’s best and brightest. It occurred to us that we could use this position to conduct research and generate hard data on the biggest challenges, trends and opportunities facing the industry today. We can now present you with insightful future trends and analysis that can benefit […]
We are official distributors of Status Instruments products. See our detailed product guide for the products we offer, including transmitters, signal conditioners & panel meters. Hundreds of products are now available to order from stock or with short lead times.
Titan Enterprises have released video tutorials illustrating correct wiring of their pulse precision flow measurement devices to support customers with the installation of flow meters into their applications.
~ WEG provides technology recommendations for VSD harmonics ~ Variable speed drives (VSDs) — sometimes called inverters — are notorious for creating harmonics in electric systems. To help minimise harmful harmonics, global inverter manufacturer, WEG has released a downloadable guide on Solutions for Harmonic Mitigation in Inverter Applications. This can be downloaded from www.weg-automation.com.
Following a quicker than expected recovery across the industry, current barriers to growth is the main focus of the latest Manufacturing Barometer, organised by SWMAS (the South West Manufacturing Advisory Service) and supported by the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).
By Matt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers Functional drinks and drinks based on plant extracts – in particular, those containing cannabis- or hemp-derived ingredients like CBD – are one of the fastest growing segments of the beverage category.
Following a series of major investments at its Worcester-based European Manufacturing Plant, Yamazaki Mazak has begun production of a number of models from its QUICK TURN series of high-performance turning centres.
From 28-30 September, at Rho Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy An event, now in its tenth edition, which marks the strategic emphasis of the railway sector
The new simplicity of non-destructive inspection of components With ZEISS METROTOM 1, ZEISS is introducing an entry-level solution for the non-destructive inspection of parts. This compact computed tomography system delivers precise results, but is nevertheless easy to operate.
Covid has posed many challenges on both personal and business levels, so after Andrew Monkhouse of Complete Engineering Services (Carlisle) spent 10 days in Cumberland Infirmary recovering from the disease back in January, he, along with co-managing director Alan Walker and long standing motorcycling friend Denzil Addison decided it was time to put a long-held […]
Softing adds to its Docker technology-based edgeConnector product family. The new edgeConnector Modbus is a flexible Docker container application for Modbus TCP controllers.
For the past four years a hot rolling mill at a steel plant in Spain had been experiencing unexpectedly short bearing life, leading to costly production stoppages. As a result, the plant worked closely with the Technical Department at leading bearing specialist NSK to assess the application and propose and implement a solution based on […]
Dellner Brakes, owner of Pintsch Bubenzer, relaunched as Dellner Bubenzer at the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Conference and Exposition which took place last month in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. A new website has also gone live at www.dellnerbubenzer.com. Dellner Brakes JHS, Dellner Brakes, Dellner Industrial, Pintsch Bubenzer and Rima are operating as one […]
~ Load bank manufacturer launches power control chopper ~ In response to growing demand for more precise power dissipation, load bank manufacturer Power Prove has launched a dedicated IGBT-based electronic power control chopper, for continuous regulation of its load bank product offering. The power control chopper can be easily integrated into load banks to achieve […]
This digital thermometer can quickly, accurately and conveniently measure the temperature of the human body with an accuracy of +/- 0.1°C.
Value Engineered Products (VEP) is a leading designer and manufacturer of aerospace class pressure, vacuum and differential pressure switches for air and compatible fluids. Part of the USA-based World Magnetics family – represented exclusively in the UK and Europe by Variohm EuroSensor – VEP’s products are characterised by their exceptional precision, durability, reliability and long […]
The year 2020 has been completely out of the ordinary and it has taken each and every one of us by surprise. From the level of individuals to that of local communities and multinational corporations, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, travel and relate to each other. This has also led to […]
CKF have recently designed, installed and commissioned a new £4million central robotic palletising system for an international snacks manufacturer within their UK facility dramatically increasing productivity, streamlining their operations and reducing manual handling. The new system incorporating six ABB robots is the latest installation to be successfully completed by CKF on this site.
~ The future of vision systems in manufacturing ~ With four times as many as colour receptors as humans, the Mantis shrimp has the most impressive eyes in nature. Manufacturers have long relied on human vision for complex picking and assembly processes, but 3D vision systems are beginning to replicate the capability of human vision […]
Popular, great value and now back in stock, these infrared thermometers are used for measuring the temperature of the object’s surface. This is applicable for various hot, hazardous or hard-to-touch objects without contact safely and quickly.
One of the UK’s leading strategic manufacturing outsourcing specialists has signalled its intentions to ramp up investment in its recently launched Bright Sparks University (BSU).
Larger range of Fast Response Thermocouples now available with 0.25mm and 0.5mm listed on our website in IEC or ANSI calibration, 0.75mm and 0.81mm available through our custom sensor configurator. Submit your requirements here to receive a quote directly from our sales team.
HandleSmart is an innovative self-cleaning door handle proven to kill 99% of germs. Originally developed in response to poor hand washing practices, it is now playing an important role in helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19
MT8870A/MT8872A supports IEEE 802.11ax and NR-U 6 GHz band Vienna, Austria, July 16, 2021 – Anritsu Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the MU887002A-007 hardware option to extend the upper frequency of its TRX Test Module MU887002A for the Universal Wireless Test Set MT8870A/MT8872A from 6 GHz to 7.3 GHz.
SmartLink HW-DP from Softing Industrial Automation provides controller-independent access to PROFIBUS DP networks. Besides HART IP and FDT, data for optimizing processes can now also be made available via an OPC UA interface. In addition, the new smartLink DTM enables FDT/DTM parameter setting for HART devices.
The L60+ Thermocouple & Fine Wire Welder, manufactured by Labfacility, is a compact, simple-to-use instrument designed for thermocouple and fine wire welding.
Two new Apprentices have joined Donghua Limited undertaking internal Sales/Admin roles, and will be working in the busy Wolverhampton office which supports the sales managers.
Meets the high requirements of EMC class B without external filters and can be used directly in bridge and deck applications Approved to Marine DNV, Marine ABS ATEX and more
Contrinex Smart Sensors offer a low-cost single sensor solution for condition-based monitoring of critical rotating machinery. They are able to monitor multiple parameters in real-time, including unexpected levels of vibration, increased bearing temperature or irregular radial deflections of a shaft. These highly versatile sensors provide a flexible, cost-effective solution that maximises data availability without adding […]
60A of continuous current per contact on a 8.5mm pitch July 2021: Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, is now stocking the new Kona high-reliability power connectors from Harwin. Highly durable and capable of delivering 60 A of continuous current per contact, Kona connectors support […]
‘A problem shared’ – new virtual assistance support service from ABB provides instant access to virtual face to face expert technical advice
~ Effective hygiene and the right choice of belt type and material matters ~ Running a food processing plant is not an easy task, not least because of the complexities of dealing with food safety and hygiene. Here Anna Marcol, marketing communications manager at conveyor and power transmission belt specialist Habasit, shares insights from a […]
A spin out from a national research organisation, RAM3D set out to provide a state-of-the-art metal 3D printing service, spanning design, prototyping and ultimately full-scale production. Founded on the core values of collaboration, continuous learning and constant improvement, the company was quick to identify the functional attributes it really needed in its machinery. To establish […]