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In times of uncertainty, make the most of your assets

by Karl Lycett, Rittal UK’s product manager for Climate Control

It’s safe to say that there is a great deal of uncertainty at the moment; something which is being felt not just in the UK but in ... more

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£1.2m project set up to deliver low cost, high value, manufacture in the tool and die industry

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has joined forces with a consortium of six other companies to revolutionise the UK’s tool and die sector, paving way for low ... more

Spelsberg WKE fire-resistant junction boxes selected for 57km long Gotthard Railway Tunnel

Stretching 57km in length, at up to 2,450m deep through the Swiss Alps, the Gotthard Railway Tunnel is both the longest and deepest in the world. This application environment, however, presents a ... more
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Huco’s new e-commerce service: order precision couplings with next day shipping

Huco has launched an e-commerce service that allows end users to order precision couplings direct from its manufacturing headquarters. The online platform has been created to allow small-volume ... more

Laser Lines appointed UK reseller for Xact Metal’s 3D printing systems

Laser Lines, a total solutions provider of 3D printers and laser equipment, has become a UK reseller of Xact Metal’s 3D printing systems, which offer powerful metal 3D printing in a small footprint. ... more

Spelsberg enclosures held as stock in the UK…

Today's electrical design engineers, OEMs and installers are under immense pressure to deliver projects quickly – often facing punitive fees for late delivery. In order to remain competitive in this ... more
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Registration is now open for the Sensors & Instrumentation Live 10th anniversary event

There are many reasons to visit Sensors & Instrumentation Live when it returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 25 and 26 September 2019, with new feature areas added to celebrate the 10th anniversary ... more

Wide-ranging safety solutions – Wieland’s samos® range

The expanded functions within Wieland’s samos® PRO COMPACT PLUS module enables comprehensive motion monitoring. Increasingly profound digitalisation and automation allows companies to respond more ... more

Compact Proportional Solenoid Valves Just Got Even Smaller

Hot on the heels of its recent launch of the VPRM range of innovative compact proportional solenoid valves for pneumatics, Magnet Schultz Ltd, the UK’s leading authority on electric actuators and ... more

Switching in corrosive environments

EAO Series 82 stainless steel 316L pushbuttons.

The main function of strong alkaline-based cleaning agents in the food and pharmaceutical industries is to remove organic contaminants, so that ... more



Pneumatics systems are flexible and easy to integrate into your application, allowing you to optimize system performance while saving engineering time.

1. Select the right cylinder and tubing ... more


Solder Paste Jetting System from Nordson EFD Provides Fast, Repeatable Non-Contact Dispensing

This non-contact jetting system is designed specifically to jet Nordson EFD SolderPlus dispensing paste with high accuracy and repeatability.

Suitable for jetting EFD’s specialized, ISO-certified ... more


New insert retained option for Hi-Bar safety screens

The established range of Hi-Bar safety screens available from miniature component specialist, The Lee Company, now includes an insert retained option for high pressure applications. The new Hi-Bar ... more
Springs & shock absorbers

“One small step” for Rockwell Automation, Remembered, 50 Years On

Rockwell Automation celebrates 50 years in the UK, marking the occasion with a staff event in Bletchley, on 23rd of May, the first of a series of activities to celebrate the occasion.

Just a couple ... more


STEM support from Schneider Electric inspires electricians of the future

Uxbridge College students gifted with product donations to support further education and training in the field.

In a bid to support the training of the next generation of electricians, Schneider ... more


Professionals reveal how they are benefiting from 3D printing technology

One of the fastest-growing developments in the world of technology has been that of 3D printing. It is the process of depositing successive layers of material (e.g. plastic, metal, wax etc.) in a 3D ... more
Design & prototyping

UK’s largest diagnostic engineering research centre – based at Huddersfield – expands into China

University of Huddersfield’s Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering will be a focal point of a network involving seven leading Chinese universities.

UNIVERSITIES in the UK and China have ... more


Can apprenticeships address the UK’s STEM skills gap?

Deemed to be a national crisis by some industry experts and costing the UK economy £1.5 billion a year according to a report published in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the shortages of ... more

Outsourcing: the benefits for processing systems

OEMs are turning to contract manufacturers that can combine engineering, manufacturing and supply chain expertise to deliver complete systems that lower costs. For equipment designers in processing ... more

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