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The world’s first ISO approved drone safety standards announced

The world’s first ISO approved drone standards have been announced by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) following a 12-month period of consultation with drone professionals, ... more

Green Supplier Certification highlights OMRON’s commitment to sustainability

Industrial automation expert, OMRON, has recently celebrated the green certification of 13 European suppliers of finished goods at its headquarters in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands. As part of its... more

Strategic collaboration for the electrification of light commercial vehicles announced

The Schaeffler Group and ABT e-Line GmbH (hereinafter referred to as ABT e-Line) have established a strategic collaboration for the electrification of light commercial vehicles weighing up to 3.5 ... more

Mouser Electronics and Bourns present new eBook on electric vehicles charging infrastructure

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, announces a new eBook in collaboration with Bourns, exploring new components, technologies, and strategies ... more
Electrical & electronics

Video - How chainflex cables are tested for a 36-month guarantee

igus offers a 36-month guarantee, or to up to 10 million strokes, with all chainflex cables. For 25 years, the company has been carrying out tests on its cables within its 2,750m2 test laboratory. ... more

The training and development challenges facing the manufacturing industry

Despite all the hype, automation is not eliminating all of the jobs in manufacturing. Instead, it is altering the job they do and demanding higher levels of skill and expertise of those who remain on ... more

Ball screw drives with nut cooling for machine tools – Improved precision and longer service life

German manufacturer Kammerer Gewindetechnik GmbH has developed ball screw drives with cooled nut for use in machine tools. The cooled nut makes it easier to cool the ball screw drive. This improves ... more
Mechanical components

NKE bearings for agricultural machinery

NKE Austria presents bearings for agricultural machinery and appliances for working ground and pasture land. Especially for tillage implements, NKE offers application-specific, preassembled, ready to ... more
Mechanical components

European industries lead new Graphene Flagship projects to shape EU’s environmental future

The Graphene Flagship has announced the launch of eleven new “Spearhead Projects”, each developed to take graphene-enabled prototypes to commercial applications. The success of the first Spearhead ... more

Robust OCC fan-out kit designed for frequent deployment of high density, small OD fibre

As the number of indoor and outdoor fibre optic network installations continues to proliferate – particularly with mobile broadcasting applications – the need to terminate high-density, small-OD ... more
Electrical & electronics

EtherNet/IP Specification enhanced

ODVA has published enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification, which outline how to integrate devices built to the IO-Link Communication Standard into CIP architectures. The addition of this ... more

EPMA organise the ‘Use of HIP to Improve Safety and Innovation Offshore Seminar’

The European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) is organising a HIP Seminar focussing on the use of Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) to improve safety and innovation in the offshore sector. The annual ... more

Eight best ways to wreck your coupling driven system

Keeping a servo driven system running at peak efficiency is no simple feat. Misunderstanding performance criteria such as misalignment, torque, or rpm (revolutions per minute) can be all it takes to ... more
Mechanical components

30 years smarter, a timeline of change

New REO infographic maps the electronic evolution from 1989-2019... more
Electrical & electronics

Smiths Interconnect opens new Qualification and Test laboratory

The new laboratory at its site in Dundee, Scotland, offers a one-stop shop for critical qualification and testing of Smiths Interconnect’s products in Europe. The structure is equipped with in-house ... more

Elesa opens the door for Newgate Secure Access Solutions

Newgate is a British manufacturer who have been at the forefront of gate and barrier installations in the UK since 1984 with a full range of standard as well as tailored gates, barriers, turnstiles, ... more
Mechanical components

Recruitment for engineering roles slows down

As the UK gears up for its fourth general election since 2010, increased economic uncertainty has led to a significant drop in job advertisements across the engineering sector. In fact, according to ... more

Chemigraphic appoints new chairman and FD to support its global expansion

Chemigraphic, the provider of Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to the fast-growth medical technology, defence and power systems sectors, today announces the arrival of a new Chairman of the ... more

igus robotic arm helps start the celebrations on The Gadget Show

During day to day business at igus UK, it is not unusual to get the odd phone call from customers and potential customers who have a novel idea on a new machine or concept. One Friday morning, a few ... more

North Devon power supply manufacturer recognised at Tech South West Awards

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) is pleased to announce that TDK-Lambda UK has been named Tech Company of the Year at the prestigious Tech South West Awards 2019, held in the Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel ... more

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