Companies in the North East and Cheshire now have new outlets to access low voltage variable speed drives, while a national single source for mechanical power transmission products is also established. ABB has extended the reach of its UK variable speed drives (VSD) and mechanical power transmission products with an expansion of the ABB authorised […]
The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has announced an increase in Impact Factor for three of its journal titles – Food and Bioproducts Processing, Process Safety and Environmental Protection and Chemical Engineering Research and Design. All three now sit in the top third of peer-reviewed chemical engineering journals. Food and Bioproducts Processing (FBP) saw the biggest increase in Impact Factor, […]
Atlas Copco Compressors has announced the appointment of Andy Lill as Quality Air Business Development Manager in the UK. In his new role, Lill’s primary goal is to create awareness with compressed air users that air treatment products connected to an air compressor are equally as important as the compressor itself. Lill’s principal focus will […]
Latest version of portable instrument helps reduce risk by improving site management and event flagging plus shows due diligence and best practice ION Science (www.ionscience.com) – leading manufacturer of high performance gas detection instrumentation for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications – has enhanced its GasClam 2 in-borehole continuous ground gas monitor for better […]
When a manufacturer of centrifugal pumps for water-treatment applications was developing a new high-speed design, it could not understand why test-rig trials indicated a higher running temperature than the original concept. Duly concerned, the company contacted NSK, which sent an AIP+ (Added Value Programme) expert to the company’s site in France to perform a full […]
A new British Standard has been produced to help organisations understand and implement thermal joining process control and introduce best practice in response to the growing application of thermoplastic moulded components across a number of sectors. The standard is aimed at products with critical plastic welded joints using joining processes to produce safe, fit for […]
SICK has launched 2D and 3D vision-guided part localisation systems for easy and quick set-up of robot picking from a belt, or from a bin or stillage. Suitable for both cobots and conventional industrial robots, the SICK PLOC2D and PLB 520 have been developed specifically to facilitate affordable, or entry-level automation and for use in […]
Variohm EuroSensor has added two non-contacting models to its wide range of high accuracy angle encoders. Both are from Variohm’s Swiss distribution partner, Contelec AG, and feature separate magnet and sensor components for continuous rotation in a two-part design that requires no mechanical bearing or joint – and with no wearing parts and IP68 protection […]
When a manufacturer of centrifugal pumps for water-treatment applications was developing a new high-speed design, it could not understand why test-rig trials indicated a higher running temperature than the original concept. Duly concerned, the company contacted NSK, which sent an AIP+ (Added Value Programme) expert to the company’s site in France to perform a full vibration […]
Bifold is pleased to announce that the Partial Stroke Function of the EHPC210 Diagnostic Controller is now SIL3 Certified according to IEC 61508 : 2010 Parts 1-7 and meets requirements providing a level of integrity to: Systematic Integrity: SIL3 Capable.
The NORDAC LINK series was specially developed for applications in modern, networked intralogistics systems and provides a convenient drive solution for flexible, decentralised installation. The efficient field distributors can be configured for the specific application and ensure quick and safe commissioning, and thanks to the integrated PLC can carry out complete process controls and regulate […]
SOURIAU has been developing fiber optic connectors for four decades. As soon as fiber optics began to be used in telecommunications and manufacturing, connector solutions adapted to this technology had to be invented which were radically different from those designed for electrical connections.