IMPROVING APPLICATION SECURITY AND END-USER SAFETY WITH VISUAL INDICATION

By Jonathan Coulter, Commercial Product Manager, Southco Inc Consumer and end-user expectations around the efficient, reliable and cost-effective securing of products and equipment have rapidly increased in recent years. Equipment manufacturers increasingly face challenges in protecting valuable, sensitive equipment against failure, human error and unauthorized access, as well as growing cyberattack threats.

BRILLOPAK’S UNIPAKER REDUCES LABOUR, ENERGY AND WASTE CONCERNS FOR FOOD PRODUCERS

Stand 704, Robotics and Automation Exhibition, 2-3 Nov 2021, CBS Arena, Coventry At this year’s Robotics and Automation Show, Brillopak (stand 704) will highlight the benefits of its newest award-winning and affordable UniPAKer robotic crate packing platform, designed to protect food manufacturers against rising energy costs and the current labour shortage while boosting their sustainability […]

Advantech Releases Leading Industrial SQFlash BiCS5 Flash Solutions for Diverse AIoT Applications

Taipei, Taiwan, 18th October 2021 — Advantech, a leading provider of industrial flash storage solutions, is announcing the adoption of KIOXIA 112-Layer flash BiCS5 in multiple series and form factors. The new BiCS5 3D TLC SQFlash BiCS5 provides NAND chips with extended native temperature ranges that ensure reliable operation in extreme environments, and support use in […]

The evolution of quality assurance

Machine vision for quality assurance (QA) has allowed manufacturers to overcome the limitation of human inspection in terms of cost and reliability. However, machine vision projects can be extremely complex and not suited to the technical and financial resources of most businesses. Autonomous Machine Vision has emerged as a new generation in quality assurance to […]

nVent/Schroff Card-Lok High Clamp Force PCB Retainers available from Foremost

Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components, can now supply the nVent/Schroff Card-Lok range of innovative high thermal performance and high clamp force PCB retainers for use in rugged environments. The new Card-Lok retainers have been designed to be drop-in replacements for most applications currently using standard Card-Loks and […]

Aerotech will be present at Productronica 2021 in Munich from 16 – 19.11.: Booth B2.340

Positioning systems for micro production in the electronics industry Fuerth, Germany, 18th October 2021 – At Productronica 2021, the world’s leading trade fair for the development and production of electronics, Aerotech will present its IGM (Integrated Granite Motion Systems) multi-axis positioning system with integrated galvo scanner and the latest Automation1 control platform. In addition, the […]

EPLAN Partnering with LCA Group to Support Coleg Cambria’s Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship Training Programme

EPLAN provides software and service solutions for electrical, automation and mechatronic engineers. Founded in 1984 and owned by the international Friedhelm Loh Group, EPLAN is now one of the world’s leading design software solutions with more than 50,000 customers, supported by local teams based in more than 50 countries.

Revolutionary transport system arrives in UK

~ Magnetically driven planar motor system supports flexible product handling ~ Automation expert Beckhoff UK is bringing a first-of-its-kind planar motor system, XPlanar, to the UK market to support the development of highly flexible, intelligent transport systems. The XPlanar system features magnetically driven movers with six-degrees of jerk-free movement, which levitate over tiles that can […]

FINNING LAUNCHES LIVE BROADCAST SCHEDULE AHEAD OF FINROCK21

~ Full agenda released for exclusive virtual event from Finning ~ October 21, 2021 will see a one-of-its-kind, immersive event in the virtual space for plant operators, construction professionals and heavy equipment enthusiasts. FINROCK21, a live interactive virtual exhibition hosted by exclusive Caterpillar® distributor Finning UK & Ireland, will feature product walkarounds, interactive showrooms, competitions […]

Mouldshop ‘Meets’ The Toolmaker

Mouldshop will once again be supporting Meet the Toolmaker this October at the MTC Coventry, this year we will be demonstrating our  Portable Micro TIG Repair Welder as well as introducing our NEW Ultrasonic Polishing Machine. There will be live demonstrations where visitors can see how easy it can be to perform mould repairs in-house and even […]

ESAB LAUNCHES FABRICATOR SERIES OF HEAVY-DUTY, INVERTER-BASED SYSTEMS FOR MIG/MAG AND STICK WELDING

For fabrication and construction firms that need reliable and efficient welding systems that can withstand rugged industrial environments, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced its Fabricator EM 401i, EM 401iw and EM 501w inverter-based welding power sources and associated wire feeders for MIG/MAG and flux cored welding. The 401iw and 501iw feature a factory-integrated […]

DISCOVER WAYLAND ADDITIVE’S INNOVATIVE MELT POOL STRATEGY FOR METAL AM AT FORMNEXT 2021

(14th October 2021, Huddersfield, U.K.) Wayland Additive will be exhibiting its original and highly effective metal additive manufacturing (AM) system, Calibur3 featuring the NeuBeam® process, at Formnext 2021 taking place in Frankfurt, Germany 16-19th November, 2021. A key feature that attendees will be able to discuss with the team is the proprietary melt strategy that […]

RAISING A GLASS TO A SUSTAINABILITY AWARD. FPT INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS WITH SLOW WINE FOR THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2022 GUIDE TO ITALY’S BEST WINERIES

FPT Industrial has confirmed and expanded its partnership with Slow Food by participating at the presentation of the 2022 edition of the Slow Wine Guide to the best Italian wineries, held on 8 October at Palazzo Castiglioni in Milan, during the city’s Wine Week. The twelfth edition, which includes reviews of 1,958 wineries, sees the […]

Host of attractions announced two weeks ahead of Engineering Design Show

Engineering Design Show, Coventry Building Society Arena, 19-20 October 2021 A few weeks before doors open for the 2021 Engineering Design Show, which takes place 19-20 at Coventry Building Society Arena, organiser MA Exhibitions has announced a whole raft of visitor features and attractions, which will run alongside the 150+-strong exhibition and two-day conference.

MICROMETAL LAUNCHES EXCITING NEW PHOTO-CHEMICAL ETCHING WEBSITE

(14th October 2021, Muellheim, Germany) micrometal GmbH (incorporating Etchform and HP Etch) is at the forefront of the evolution the photo-chemical etching (PCE) process, and today announces the launch of its new website (www.micrometal.de), which provides an invaluable resource for professionals that are looking for the repeatable and reliable supply of intricate, geometrically complex metal […]

Let’s not waste time and energy: How the operational management of photovoltaic power plants succeed at the first attempt

The climate crisis requires urgent action as we need to significantly reduce our CO2 emissions to curb climate change and limit the average temperature increase to about 1.5°C. Here, Austrian ORF meteorologist, Marcus Wadsack writes: We are the first generation to feel climate change and the last to do something about it. We have the […]

Heilind Electronics expands sensor range with Sensata pressure sensors

Sensata offers a comprehensive range of pressure and depth sensors for gas and liquid applications Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorised distributor for Sensata, has added the manufacturer’s pressure sensors to its extensive sensor portfolio. These sensors, which use an electronic signal to measure pressure, provide a versatile solution for […]