Free Guide to the Machinery Directive

The latest edition (January 2021) of our Guide to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC has been published and contains updated information for machine builders.

New Guide is now available, updated January 2021 and sponsored by Pilz Automation and Phoenix Contact
New Guide is now available, updated January 2021 and sponsored by Pilz Automation and Phoenix Contact
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3 hours ago
New sustainability award announced by igus
A category to reward sustainability has been added to this year’s Manus Awards, an event organised by igus to celebrate manufacturers using engineering plastics  and bearing systems in their designs
3 hours ago
New online machine safety webshop
Schmersal has linked its online catalogue to an automated ordering and shipping process, creating what it says is a convenient and secure purchasing tool available around the clock
3 hours ago
Threadlocker makes light work of solar panels
Solar panels are obviously exposed to a variety of weather conditions, with wind sometimes causing enough vibration for the panel mounting bolts to loosen over time. Further, differential thermal expansion and contraction can also cause the loosening of threaded fasteners, and a recent example of an operator overcoming the possibility of this loss of joint integrity has emerged from Japan
1 day ago
Crosser and Advantech announce alliance
New partnership aims to simplify Edge Analytics for Industrial IoT
2 days ago
New bifold constant torque hinge improves user experience
Southco has expanded its popular range of position control hinges with a new version that has been specifically designed for fold-out tables in passenger transit interior applications
2 days ago
New FDA compliant cable entry plates
Foremost Electronics has introduced new KEL-DPZ-HD FDA compliant cable entry plates from icotek, specially developed for the use in the food and pharmaceutical industries
6 days ago
Boxing clever
A new chainflex cable box means big shipping cost savings for customers
6 days ago
New industrial vision online channel sees the light of day
Industrial vision provider IDS is making its expertise as a manufacturer of digital industrial cameras available free of charge and readily accessible on a new platform
6 days ago
Ball screws help protect buildings from earthquakes
Ball screws from NSK are helping to protect structures and people in earthquake zones
6 days ago
ATEX certification for new pneumatic valve island
Pneumatic process control offers numerous benefits, especially in hygienic applications. Bürkert says that its new Type 8652 AirLINE valve island provides users with improved safety features, communications and diagnostics