The Configurable Laser A Universal Manufacturing Tool

We live in a world where manufacturing processes and techniques are evolving as never before, with many different influences driving change in both the technologies that we use, and the ways in which they are applied. In certain sectors, such as automotive, there is a growing demand for vehicle customisation, meaning that higher levels of […]

Gardner Denver takes care of SHJ Hospital Pipelines’ medical vacuum needs with oil-free screw technology

SHJ Hospital Pipelines (SHJ) is using Gardner Denver’s leading Elmo Rietschle oil-free, screw vacuum pumps in its piped medical gas systems, delivering efficient oil-free vacuum while significantly improving whole life costs too. SHJ is a leading supplier of piped medical gas systems for hospitals, compliant with HTM 02-01, which incorporate vacuum technology to help draw […]

PowerContinuity is a must for Automation

Power Continuity will eliminate all power dips and spikes forever allowing your robotic automation to operate 24/7 without disruption. A Hot summer with little or no wind would create the setting for the ’Perfect Storm’ where the delicate balance between available power and capacity, turns into an harmonic nightmare for  our Gird supplies. Commonly the […]

Get your innovation in front of thousands of manufacturing and engineering professionals at Advanced Engineering

Showcase your innovation at the UK’s largest annual engineering event Advanced Engineering is on the lookout for start-ups to showcase their inventions as part of its innovation zone. As the UK’s largest annual exhibition for manufacturers and supply chain professionals, the Enabling Innovation Zone will support smaller enterprises that are eager to accelerate their innovations […]

IChemE launches two new interactive case studies on safety incidents

Chemical Plant and Underground Pipeline are the two latest interactive safety case studies to be launched by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)’s Safety Centre. IChemE Safety Centre Director, Trish Kerin, announced the launch at Hazards 29, Europe’s largest annual process safety conference, held in Birmingham, UK. The conference started yesterday (Wednesday 22 May) with […]

RS Components introduces new and highly affordable Power-over-Ethernet tester from Fluke Networks

New MicroScanner PoE enables installers and maintenance technicians to test for sufficient network power for Power-over-Ethernet devices RS Components ( (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, today announced it is shipping the MicroScannerTM PoE ( from Fluke Networks, a worldwide leader […]

CFD Meshing Made Simple

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations have gained popularity due to a large increase in computer power and development of feasible numerical methods. However, geometry import and mesh generation are still the most time-consuming parts of CFD simulations, or at least until now.   CF-MESH+® is an easy-to-use CFD meshing product provided by Creative Fields that […]

5G + edge: Further optimising the supply chain

Edge computing is making its way into the manufacturing industry, helping manufacturers gather and process data instantly and optimise their supply chain processes. While the move to edge computing might be top of mind for manufacturers now, looking ahead, the integration of 5G will take edge computing capabilities to previously unimaginable heights throughout multiple areas […]

The Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 laser scanning mobile device app now works in conjunction with the Leica BLK360 imaging laser scanner.

With the innovative combination of laser scanner and software, users can view, quality control and prepare data directly in the field using a tablet computer. Downstream, the data is then fully immersed within the single platform of Leica Cyclone office processing software, ensuring no data is lost between transfers from one interface to another.