Guillaume Feliksdal, CoFounder, FELIXprinters Alberto T. Estévez, Founder and Director, iBAG-UIC Barcelona BioDigital Architecture, is the fusion of biological and digital techniques in architecture, a true coming together of intelligence from nature and computational-based technology. The discipline starts with the premise that nature has the answers, and that as our scientific understanding advances, so too […]
~ The potential of artificial intelligence in motors and drives ~ Computing Machinery and Intelligence, the seminal paper by Alun Turing, posed the question, “Can machines think?” Turing’s research proved that a digital computer could simulate the behaviour of any other digital machine, given enough memory and time.
Back in April Riverside Medical Packaging in Derby were asked to pitch for a contract to supply 6 million face shields between August and December. This was a huge challenge but Riverside is on track to deliver on time. With Snap Rivets from JET PRESS.
In June 2020, the California Air Resources Board adopted new standards which mandate that 75% of new Class 4-8 ridged truck and 55% of new tractor truck sales must be zero-emission by 2035. With 11.6% of the US truck fleet (1.7 million trucks) in California, this legislation will be a significant driver not only for […]
~ How the customer journey will impact the future of manufacturing ~ Customisation has changed the way we purchase hundreds of items. For example, shoes were invented over 4,000 years ago but weren’t customised for left and right feet until the industrial revolution. Now, consumers expect a lot more than shoes moulded to each foot. […]
DOT® Fasteners were one of the first products offered by JET PRESS when they opened in 1977. Durable™ Snap Fasteners, Pull the DOT® Fasteners and Common Sense® Turn Button Fasteners are still popular items. DOT® Fasteners play a role in in our lives in many ways. They are used for seats in modern cars and […]
As for many industries in recent months, there have been significant challenges for those operating within the marine sector. However, unlike some areas of business such as hospitality and retail, where the impact of the pandemic has hit hard across the board, there are sub-sectors of the marine industry which remain positive.
We received a request from a European company specialising in Superyacht Refits, they had a 140 meter Superyacht, worth $300 million, coming into dock to undertake important required works and needed to convert shore supply to be able to carry out the project. They needed to convert shore supply at 400V, 50 Hz to 440V, […]
Some form of O-ring, seal, bonding, mastic or enclosure is in almost every product and piece of equipment sold worldwide. The most common reasons for this are preserving and protecting by keeping out water vapour, hydrocarbons such as greases, CO2 or other contaminants. But all seals are affected in this task not just by the […]
Resolve Optics reports on how its non-browning lenses are helping a specialist camera manufacturer to supply a turnkey solution for monitoring remote operations in high radiation environments. For the high radiation environments experienced in Nuclear Power stations, Nuclear fuel recycling plant and high energy physics facilities, conventional TV cameras and lenses have a very short […]
When it comes to the winners of design awards, most people think of futuristic automobiles, furnishings or everyday objects. However, for the first time, protective systems have now also received an award. Two in-house developments from the German safety manufacturer REMBE, known as the world market leader in the explosion safety scene, have received the […]
A new level 2 competent water jetting qualification will allow contractors to enhance critically important skills and support career pathways, says the Water Jetting Association (WJA). The WJA says the new qualification will give greater assurance that water jetting services, including high and ultra high pressure jetting and sewer cleaning, are of a high standard.
The ability for plant engineers to rapidly identify abnormal conditions and better manage the dynamic behaviour of their rotating plant with proven, flexible and easy-to-install monitoring systems has never been more important. With this in mind machine monitoring specialists SENSONICS has continually developed and refined its successful Sentry G3 machinery protection system which provides outstanding […]
By Emma Johnson, partner at Forresters This year we’ve seen engineering companies switching focus and working collaboratively to produce ventilators and PPE, as well as help increase hospital capacity.
The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA), which supports UK businesses who convert materials into gaskets and seals, report on the results of their latest Member Survey (which closed ahead of the second lockdown).
Business and government runs on data. In fact many organisations simply can’t function without data. According to a survey of server farm owners by the Uptime Institute and one in six had suffered an outage and estimated the total cost to them was more than $1 million. Even companies with a few servers in a […]
Filters can not only be used in separation process but also protection for operational system. Based in Warrington, England, Croft Filters specialise in manufacturing and supplying custom industrial filters. One of Croft’s capabilities, last chance filters play an important role in protecting critical components and ensuing safe operation within a system or equipment.
As Steven Flint, founder and CEO of The Rigging Shed in Western Australia, takes his place on the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Board as Regional Director – Australia, he commented: “My overall focus will be the membership – and letting the rest of the LEEA Board and organisation know their views, thoughts and aspirations.”
Titan Enterprises have been offering in-line flow meters for dispensing liquids such as pure water for nearly 40 years. Today, this type of flow device can fulfil critical roles in measuring the rate of flow and volume of pure water in areas including laboratory water purification dispensers, semiconductor cleaning processes and in a growing number […]
Casella takes its commitment to developing life-changing monitoring technology seriously. Where workplace hazards include excessive noise or vibration levels, dust, vapours and gases that can pose potential risks to worker health, Casella is dedicated to providing innovative solutions to monitor these hazards, allowing operators to assess potent risks to health and take the necessary steps […]
It has been an interesting and challenging year for all and at TF Automation, we are no exception. We remained fully open during lockdown to support our varied customer base working in critical industries, both with bespoke machine build projects and the supply of pneumatics and industrial components.
Heinrich Georg (UK) Limited has partnered with WMG, University of Warwick to design and build a Test Rig to test battery powered small motor units for use in light vehicle transport. The Test Rig will be used for research & development and quality assessment of off-the-shelf motors, with the main focus of the project being […]
The Donghua Chain Group have re-categorised their extensive Drive Chain products into three new ranges to make it easier for customers to identify the right chain for their needs. The three new ranges are: Standard, Solution and Premium.
Volumetric flow, flow velocity and temperature measurement – three of the most important variables which help to ensure efficient process control. So, wouldn’t it be convenient if you could measure ALL of these variables in a single flow meter? With the latest range of electromagnetic flow meters, the PF55S and PF75H/S from sensing and instrumentation […]
MARKATOR ® presents a new product from the FlyMarker ® series The mobile dot peen marker FlyMarker ® mini 85/45 plus convinces with its versatility and additional power, as well as with its low weight of only 3.1 kg and its compact design, all at an attractive price/performance ratio.
FLIR Systems announced four new additions to its Exx-Series of advanced thermal imaging cameras: the E96, E86, E76 and E54. Compared to predecessor Exx-Series cameras, the new cameras offer enhanced thermal resolution for more vibrant, easy-to-read images and on-camera routing capability to improve field survey efficiency. The new Exx-Series cameras are designed to help professionals […]
Introduction The availability of compact and powerful single board computers is enabling exciting new product designs. This is particularly useful in applications where miniaturization improves cost and/or efficiency. Additionally, vision systems are able to leverage fully-featured board level machine vision cameras to reduce a products overall size even further and provide operational flexibility while supporting […]
Jellypipe — the international 3D printing on-line ecosystem — has today announced that it can now offer an exciting new large scale 3D printing service through its platform. The principal behind Jellypipe is very simple, but is made possible by some extremely complex and intricate software which is the engine that makes using the platform so […]
Sensor Technology has launched a new range of non-contact torque sensors based on a full four element strain gauge bridge design, complementing its existing non-contact sensors that use surface acoustic wave (SAW) detection.
With the new GSX combined fork sensor, Leuze again presents a worldwide innovation. The device combines the advantages of optical and ultrasonic sensors and is especially suited to labeling machines used in the packaging industry. The GSX fork sensor reliably, quickly, and precisely detects a wide range of labels, regardless of their material and surface […]
Low maintenance – Long life design Over the last few years, Linmot have been developing new modular designs based on their renowned range of high-speed linear motors. This has expanded from replacing pneumatic cylinders to fully integrated modules that are much easier for customers to build directly into machines.
Estimates show that wave power could supply ten per cent of the global demand for energy by the year 2050. If true, this would be a significant boost to a greener future, but currently, this renewable energy source is still in development. Here, Chris Johnson, managing director of ceramic bearing specialist SMB Bearings, explains how […]
The automotive wing of a Birmingham engineering business is enjoying the fruits of its labour after moving into a repurposed 11,000 sq ft facility in Erdington. And the success has been bolstered by the news of a more than 100% increase in employee numbers in its LEAN manufacturing service area. Thanks to a number of […]