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High Pressure, small package - Lee Spring has the solution in stock

Lee Spring is aware that certain mechanisms call for a big power to diameter ratio - small devices requiring firm, but not rigid, slender springs, such as in switches, ball plungers, safety relief ... more
Springs & shock absorbers

RS Components launches Series 3 of The DesignSpark Podcast – Tech with a comedy twist

RS Components (RS) has released a new series of ‘The DesignSpark Podcast’, which explores some of the hottest topics in technology through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches ... more

Graphene Flagship launches COVID-19 task force

The current pandemic caused by COVID-19 brought to light an urgent need to devise new technologies to protect the human body from its immediate environment. Graphene and related materials are ... more

HQW Precision and The Barden Corporation celebrate first anniversary as Partners in Precision

Super precision bearing specialist, The Barden Corporation is celebrating the first year anniversary of the company’s acquisition by precision bearing manufacturer, HQW Precision GmbH. The past year ... more

SKF principal scientist appointed visiting professor by Imperial College London

Guillermo E. Morales-Espejel, principal scientist, SKF Research and Technology Development, has been awarded an honorary professorship by Imperial College, London one of the world’s leading science ... more

RS Components extends distribution partnership with Rockwell Automation

RS Components (RS) has announced a partnership with Rockwell Automation, which expands its distribution territories beyond the European Economic Area (EEA) it has supported to date. With immediate ... more

Video: How to install igus drylin W hybrid linear guides onto a wall

The drylin W hybrid linear guide from igus makes an impact with its combination of practical function and elegant design. Its low-profile and flexible fixing options via slot nuts from the rear give ... more

£400,000 funding for schemes to boost security of consumer smart devices

The government has launched a £400,000 funding pot for innovators to design schemes to boost the security of internet-connected products, Digital Infrastructure Minister, Matt Warman, has announced... more

Lenze live webcast on energy efficiency and the Ecodesign Directive

If you're going to make the switch, make it right. As the new Ecodesign Directive comes into force throughout Europe in the summer of 2021, the energy efficiency of standard asynchronous motors, in ... more


Capnometer could help NHS quickly detect which Covid-19 patients need a ventilator

Leading new product design and development company Wideblue, based in Glasgow, is accelerating production of a ... more


Essentra Components guide to spiral cable wrap – how to bundle cables and hoses

Spiral wrap, spiral cable wrap, spiral wire wrap or spiral wrap tubing – whatever you call it, Essentra Components new guide gives the what, why, where and when of this ubiquitous item.

Accessible ... more


HARTING launch series of webinars to showcase new technologies

With exhibitions postponed for the foreseeable future, HARTING have organised a series of webinars to enable us to deliver our latest innovations to you. During the HARTING Experts Camp, our ... more

Industrial Point of Load Power taken to a new level with 500W Waterproof ZeroCabinet from PULS Power

Flexible, Reliable, Durable, Decentralised Power Supplies

The revolutionary ZeroCabinet from PULS Power, the specialist manufacturer of high reliability DIN-Rail power supplies, meets the growing ... more


Navimec TACT switches from Foremost provide joystick functionality

Foremost Electronics has been the primary source for MEC switches in the UK for over 25 years and has the largest stock profile of options and parts available for fast delivery, the company explains... more
Technology File

Nationwide lockdown had “devastating effect” on UK engine production

UK engine output declined by 99.5% in April, with just 830 engines produced – down from 178,022. Production for domestic and overseas markets was down -99.9% and -99.4% respectively. There were, ... more

UK car manufacturers turn to medical equipment as car production falls 99.7%

UK car production fell to its lowest level since the Second World War in April, down -99.7%, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). As the ... more

ifm develops door handle adaptor that reduces the risk of virus transmission

To help with the worldwide efforts to bring the Covid-19 coronavirus under control, ifm electronic has used the skills and expertise of its development team – which usually works on the company’s ... more

Physicists measure short-lived radioactive molecules for the first time

An international team of experimentalists and theorists working at CERN’s nuclear-physics facility ISOLDE have succeeded in performing the first ever laser-spectroscopy measurements of a short-lived ... more

Silicon Germanium (SiGe) rectifiers from Nexperia combine cutting-edge high efficiency, thermal stability and space-savings

Nexperia, the expert in essential semiconductors, has announced a range of new silicon germanium (SiGe) rectifiers with 120 V, 150 V, and 200 V reverse voltages that combine the high efficiency of ... more
Electrical & electronics

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