Helping businesses comply with safe working legal requirements and avoid costly fines and crippling closures LONDON, UK, 22 October 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has introduced the Safe Distancing Assistant from Pathfindr, a new addition to RS’ […]
When the term “Gripper” is used, many will visualise a simple set of pneumatically or mechanically operated jaws, or perhaps even vacuum cups. Whilst this is technically still a valid perception for some applications, the truth is that Gripping technology, or to use the alternative term – End of Arm Tooling, has come a long […]
New IDS lenses with 5, 8 and 10 MP: Excellent price-performance ratio. IDS is now offering more than 20 new C-mount lenses. Thanks to lens resolutions of 5, 8 and 10 MP as well as different focal lengths and optical classes, they can be used in numerous application scenarios. In addition, they are characterised by […]
CONCEPT2 automatic lubricator ensures conveyor drive motor bearings run smoothly and reliably in the harsh conditions of the opencast mine. Customer benefits include prevention of unplanned downtime, longer bearing life, reduction in repairs, and personnel can now be reassigned to other tasks rather than manual relubrication. Arcanol lubricants ensure that fluctuating outside temperatures are no […]
The UK’s ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ has recorded its fifth full cohort, proving that students are still determined to be industry-ready when they go in search of employment. More than 30 young people have signed up to The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME)’s pioneering BEng and MEng courses, which gives them access […]
NSK has published a new catalogue that showcases its extensive range of standard bearings for electric motors. As well as focusing on solutions such as deep groove ball bearings and cylindrical roller bearings, the 36-page catalogue contains a wealth of advice and technical information for any engineers involved in electric motor design or maintenance.
~ WEG releases third gearbox guide in a four-part series ~ Leading global manufacturer of motors and drive technology, WEG has published its latest guide to help maintenance staff keep geared motor maintenance and lifecycle costs to a minimum. Titled What maintenance staff need to know about geared motors, the guide includes a useful maintenance […]
Andover, Massachusetts- October 21, 2020 ACEINNA, Inc. a worldwide leader in innovative sensing technologies, today announced a distributor agreement with Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor. This distribution partnership will enable Digi-Key to expand its Marketplace product portfolio and will provide Digi-Key customers with a wide range of solutions and products in the sensing, […]
In a key strategic move designed to further reinforce its position at the forefront of sound and vibration instrumentation and software, Bedford-based AcSoft Sound & Vibration (www.acsoft.co.uk) has announced an exclusive agreement to offer advanced measurement microphones from German company Microtech Gefell to the UK’s automotive, aerospace and defence industries, as well as for environmental […]
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 […]
In the first part of this series of articles, an overview of the flow batteries characteristics has been provided, extrapolated from IDTechEx’s recent report “Redox Flow Battery 2020-2030: Forecast, Challenges, Opportunities”. In this second article, a more detailed analysis about the different chemistries will show the main RFB technologies currently available or under development, beginning […]
Food waste is a growing issue for manufacturing companies and is one where decisions on production machinery can have a significant impact on overall efficiency. Inspection technologies such as checkweighing, x-ray, metal detectors and label vision systems can be used for more than just food safety purposes.