MachineBuilding.net Application Stories Index
Custom-designed flexible cables designed into nanosatellite
Intelliconnect have had a number of custom-designed, flexible cables successfully launched into space as part of VESTA-1, a 3U nanosatellite technology demonstration mission. VESTA-1 was manufactured for Honeywell under funding from the UK Space Agency.
Ri4Power electrical power distribution system used at steel mill
Rittal was approached to provide power distribution and motor control centre system for a replacement drives panel at a steel mill based in the North of England.
NSK solves conveyor failure issues at drinks plant
By changing to NSK Molded-Oil mounted-unit inserts, an international drinks producer has overcome repeated problems of premature insert failures on the drive system of four vital sorting conveyors. The move has improved service life notably, leading to an annual saving of more than EUR5000.
Laser Machining Centre revolutionises control panel production
In a “UK first”, LCA Group has switched its control panel operations from manual production to end-to-end automation, including laser-machining. The move is expected to transform its productivity and efficiency. Watch a short video here