For those involved in the design, management or maintenance of alarms and alarm systems, M.A.C. Solutions, developer of the ProcessVue® suite of alarm management software, is running a two-day alarm management training course on 6-7th November 2018. The course is aimed at providing all the information and guidance delegates require to successfully implement alarm management […]
The HARTING Han® Configurator is a new interactive tool designed to speed the selection of heavy-duty industrial connectors by allowing engineers to quickly access all the necessary information and relevant data on the individual interface components prior to producing a design that can be viewed as a 3D model in real time. The Han® Configurator […]
Bilfinger Tebodin, the global consulting and engineering firm, is offering clients the very latest in digital technology to design both new facilities and change existing plants. One element of this is Building Information Modeling (BIM), a collaborative way of working, which unlocks more efficient methods of designing, creating and maintaining of assets. BIM is now […]
To complement its range of linear units for the medium load range, RK Rose+Krieger has launched a new series with the RK MonoLine. Initially released earlier this year in sizes 40, 80 and 120, the range will soon be extended to include size 60 and will therefore be available in sizes 40, 60, 80 and 120 – […]
The servicing and maintenance of enclosure climate control units is often an area that is overlooked in manufacturing. However, regular servicing has been shown to significantly reduce unit failures and thus prevent production downtime. Rittal After Sales Service offers tailor-made, fast response, service packages, direct from the manufacturer, worldwide, and around the clock.
Reich Drive Systems UK announce a further expansion of the company’s already comprehensive product portfolio with the addition of a new range of Torque Limiters. The new products complement Reich’s comprehensive range of drive couplings, and will open up new opportunities for Reich across several market sectors.
Greater flexibility and modularity are major trends in machine and plant engineering. It is increasingly common for standard machines and optional additional units to be manufactured as separate mechanical and electronic units that are joined together only shortly before commissioning the full system. The installation hardware must live up to the modularity of the machine. […]
Accuracy describes how closely a robot reaches a commanded position. When the absolute position of the robot is compared to the commanded position, the error calculated is the measure of accuracy. Chris Johnson, managing director of precision bearing specialist SMB Bearings, explains how quality bearings are integral for improving accuracy in the robotics industry.
Severn Trent has signed an important new agreement with Next Filtration to allow full-scale deployment of its Next FOG STOP technology, which reduces the build-up of FOG (fats, oils and grease) in sewers. The deal, which also includes evaluation of additional applications, follows an extensive 18-month trial, during which time Next FOG STOP has helped […]
By Matt Hale, International Sales and Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers Cross contamination in the pharmaceutical industry is not just an issue for those working in it, but for the wider public as a whole. As general awareness of the potential issues has increased, more and more questions are being asked of manufacturers and health […]
By David Laurello, President and CEO, Stratus Technologies In all the excitement over the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things), the domain of computing activity that may do most to translate IIoT technology into lasting business value has been somewhat overlooked. Yes, we’re talking about Edge Computing
A new electronic motor controller is now available for Rittal’s RiLine Compact busbar system. All it takes is a matter of seconds for the controller to simply clip the controller onto the busbar. Its easy wiring means installation costs are lower than those for traditional electro-mechanical devices.