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Barnshaws slides in to provide curved metal for Coventry’s new waterpark

Coventry’s new water park, The Wave, is contained in a curved oval shaped structure with blue shingles, a reference to flowing water, on the outside. The £36.7 million park designed by architects ... more

Swift lessons in lightweight design: the new bionic concept from Festo

What can nature teach us about lightweight structures, adaptive control and collaborative working? The “BionicSwift”, the latest bionic concept from Festo, demonstrates what is possible within ... more

Key components for automation and machine builders from Foremost Electronics

Foremost Electronics has a wealth of experience supplying components to designers and manufacturers of automation systems and machine builders. Key components in this market include rugged and ... more

Sandvik’s industrial heating expertise helps cook a pizza in just 37 seconds

To achieve a cleaner, safer and quieter working environment, many industries have begun to upgrade their heating technologies, replacing their gas furnaces with electric alternatives. Unlikely as it ... more

A strapping way to save costs

Fromm Packaging Automation in Italy has managed to save on strapping plant construction costs thanks to the solutions for active and passive distribution provided by Murrelektronik... more

The importance of specifying food grade lubricants for machinery

Smooth and efficient operations are imperative in production and manufacturing, crucial in all industries — including the food and beverage industry. Given we consume food and drink, it’s imperative ... more

Master of all processes

Watch the video: Murrelektronik products in situ in a logistics centre

Easily and cost-efficiently connect the Modlight70 signal tower using the Cube67 fieldbus system. In the Oppenweiler ... more

Safety light grids feature T-muting option

ifm electronic’s latest OY510 series of safety light grids have an integrated T-muting option for use in applications where the safety function must be temporarily suspended. This is typically to ... more

SICK Launches Combined Electro-Mechanical PLe Safety Lock Solution

SICK has combined its proven MB1 mechanical safety bolt for enclosed hazard areas with its advanced TR110 non-contact safety lock to deliver a high-performance PLe (EN ISO 13849) safety solution with ... more

Simplify smart machines in harsh applications with new ArmorBlock I/O modules

Manufacturers can now realize the design and productivity benefits of On-Machine I/O modules on smart machines used in harsh applications. The new Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock I/O modules, available from ... more

Application of the manual lift tables in manufacturing industries

Manual lift tables are common equipment in numerous manufacturing industries. Their impact in industries has been enormous, and their applications extend to more than load lifting.

Some of the ... more

SICK conquers new frontiers with ‘World’s smallest Safety Laser Scanner’

SICK has launched what it claims is the world’s smallest safety laser scanner, the nanoScan3, designed for easy and economical integration into the smallest of machine designs, particularly for ... more

What are the benefits of Time Sensitive Networking (TSN)?

John Browett, general manager of the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) – Europe, looks at the key aspects of TSN that will change global industry and what to consider when adopting this technology... more

New igus e-loop replaces service loops for safe cable management on drilling rig drives

igus has introduced the e-loop energy chain for safe cable management on top drives for deep drilling rigs. The new modular system, which is made of high-performance plastic, ensures a defined ... more

New from Ruland: Quick clamping shaft collars with clamping levers

Ruland now supplies quick clamping shaft collars with clamping levers. These adjustable levers can easily be combined with existing metric and international series shaft collars to create a shaft ... more

Wieland’s Safety in motion – functional safety encoders

The new Safe SENC incremental encoder with HTL interface from Wieland Electric is available as an accessory to the Wieland Samos range or for use with other third party systems and makes it possible ... more

SICK Launches Hygienic Stainless-Steel Safety Light Curtain

With a hygienic stainless-steel housing exclusively developed to meet stringent pharmaceutical industry requirements, the SICK TWINOX4 safety light curtain is resistant to aggressive cleaning and ... more

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag adopts smarter approach to part traceability

Tracking parts right back to the manufacturing data has taken another smart leap forward, with moulding machine specialist Sumitomo (SHI) Demag pioneering a fully automated In Mould Decorating (IMD) ... more

Plant machinery health monitoring made easy

Metrix´s new proximity sensor shaft calibration tool works with unknown target materials.

Metrix´s newly announced 9060-SCTS shaft calibration system pairs with the industrial condition monitoring ... more

Harness robotic flexibility

ILAPAK is experiencing increasing demand for flow wrappers integrated with robotic feeding systems as bakeries push for greater flexibility from their packaging plant.

“In the past year or so, we ... more


 
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