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Free Guide to mechanical power transmission couplings
21/02/22
A newly updated Guide from jbj Techniques provides engineers with a valuable insight into the considerations needed when specifying couplings for power transmission applications ranging from 12Nm to 7,200,000 Nm
White Paper: Industry 4.0 and the dual channel principle
02/03/21
Increasing digitisation is opening up new possibilities in automation technology
NSK roller guides increase uptime of blow moulding machines
17/05/22
A manufacturer of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles frequently had to replace the linear guides on its blow moulding machines. However, after switching to NSK’s RA series roller guides, there have been no failures for over a year, producing annual cost savings in maintenance, spare parts and downtime of €60,000.
Design your future at Design Engineering Expo 2022
17/05/22
With innovation at its core, Design Engineering Expo 2022 is the perfect place for forward thinking design engineering professionals to gain insight into new technologies, learn how to improve efficiencies and gain inspiration for ideas they can implement into their workplace, to put them ahead of their competitors and form part of their future strategy.
Tray handling system gently handles medical-use glass cartridges
17/05/22
Gerresheimer Medical Systems Division produces over one billion high quality, medical grade, glass cartridges every year and central to its new post-production inspection and packaging system is the IEF Werner varioSTACK CF (Clean Factory) tray palletiser.
WDS reinforces stock availability with production machine upgrade
16/05/22
WDS Components has strengthened its stock availability of standard parts and components by upgrading its on-site production machinery.
Bostik present details of new 2K cyanoacrylate prototype
16/05/22
Bostik’s Born2Bond R&D team has released details of a new cyanoacrylate-based adhesive prototype at the ‘in-adhesives’ event, proving how products are being developed for a near-future that will see instant adhesives used for long-term critical applications.
Virtual factory and showroom tours provide access to best practices
13/05/22
Mitsubishi Electric is opening up access to its factory automation sites and showrooms through virtual tours with the aim of overcoming the restrictions on in-person visits caused by the pandemic.
Food-safe, tribo-optimised coating increases packaging throughput
12/05/22
A packaging and processing machinery builder has reduced drag, improved rigidity, increased throughput and raised hygiene standards on one machine family by applying an iglidur IC-05 tribo-coating on a mitre bar application.
Unlocking the benefits of micromotors at Design Engineering Expo
12/05/22
Small DC motor supplier EMS will be exhibiting the Faulhaber BXT-SC series and the AM3248 stepper motor at this year’s Design Engineering Expo, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on June 8 to 9, 2022.
Advanced Engineering partners with SMMT and ADS
12/05/22
At this year’s Advanced Engineering UK, held at the NEC, Birmingham on 2-3 November, automotive and aerospace businesses will have the opportunity to meet with buyers from the sectors’ leading OEMs.
Telford based supplier has a handle on Truckman Tops
11/05/22
One of the UK’s best-known brands in the automotive aftermarket industry is Truckman, and the company’s new Truckman Classic hardtop for the Isuzu D-Max now features Vector T3 locking handles supplied by Industrilas.
Digital appraisal service reveals energy saving opportunities
11/05/22
A new digital service from ABB will enable industrial operators to maximise energy efficiency and boost sustainability by identifying motor-driven equipment in their facilities with the best energy-saving potential.
BCN3D and Henkel announce collaboration on VLM technology
11/05/22
BCN3D Technologies and Henkel Adhesive Technologies have announced a collaboration to develop formulations for the recently released Viscous Lithography Manufacturing (VLM) 3D printing technology.
Whitepaper details how smart sensors enable the Intelligent IoT
10/05/22
Farnell has published a free-to-download whitepaper to support electronic design engineers in their Internet of Things (IoT) journey. The paper, titled ‘Smart Sensors – Enabling the Intelligent IoT’, takes a deep dive into the world of sensor technology and how cutting-edge trends are taking the IoT to the next level.
New liquid dispenser to shake up lab automation
10/05/22
When integrated lab automation specialist UK Robotics needed to create a new cost-effective two valve nanolitre microplate reagent dispenser, it turned to precision DC motor manufacturer Maxon for help.
Image processing as a key technology for Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory
10/05/22
At Automatica in Munich from 21 – 24 June 2022, IDS Imaging Development Systems will focus on the possibilities of modern camera technology with 2D, 3D and artificial intelligence.
RS demonstrates commitment to innovation in British manufacturing
06/05/22
RS Components has joined a community that works to champion and celebrate British manufacturing and manufacturers, by becoming a member of national organisation Make UK.
Klüber Lubrication awarded Gold for sustainability
06/05/22
Klüber Lubrication has been awarded the Gold Medal by EcoVadis, a leading rating company for sustainability, and is thus among the top six percent of the more than 90,000 companies assessed worldwide.
Free motor evaluation service highlights untapped efficiency potential
06/05/22
ABB UK is rolling out a free ‘Energy Snapshot’ service to provide motor end users with a ready-made action plan for realising enhanced energy savings across the plant.

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