FOOD SAFETY: ARE YOU IDENTIFYING ALL FOOD CONTAMINANTS?

Food producers are faced with the challenge of catering to ever-diverse consumer tastes while maintaining production line efficiency. But one focus that must never change is how best to maintain food safety. To avoid financial and reputational damage caused by physical contaminants, x-ray detection and inspection specialist Sparc Systems has identified the common culprits in […]

SICK’s W4 Inox Sensor: Tiny, Tough and Task-Orientated

The SICK W4 Inox is SICK’s first stainless steel photoelectric Inox sensor with on-board Smart Tasks that can be used even in the harshest hygienic Sterilise-in-Place (SIP) and Clean-in-Place (CIP) environments. The miniature photoelectric sensor combines stainless steel-shielded durability with in-built remote sensor intelligence for the wet area of processing plants, filling lines and packaging […]

FULTON MAKES KEY ENGINEERING APPOINTMENT

Fulton is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Finch as applications engineer. Stephen joined the leading steam boiler and heat transfer specialist just as the UK government announced its lockdown measures to combat Covid-19, but that hasn’t prevented Stephen, who has a degree in mechanical engineering and background in design engineering, from absorbing himself […]

SCHURTER and Volex – a safe match

  The British power cord and cable assembly solutions specialist Volex plc and the SCHURTER Group can look back on a long-standing, extremely successful partnership. This has now been taken to a new level in a “License and Distribution Contract”. “What began over a decade ago as a distribution contract has developed into a very […]

DUAL CHANNEL IO-LINK SENSORS OPTIMISE FLEXIBILITY AND EXTEND THE BOUNDARIES IN AUTOMATION APPLICATIONS

  Today’s process and control sensors are benefitting from important technical advances  enabling users to explore and develop new control concepts, especially for automation applications. IO-Link is a key example of this and the introduction of a new range of IO-Link sensors with Dual Channel capability is an important development from sensing and instrumentation specialists […]