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Machinery functional safety certification programme announced

A four-day functional safety certification programme (FSCP) for machinery is being offered by the machinery division of TÜV SÜD Product Service. The course will cover topics such as hazard and risk ... more

Investment to support efficient marine vessel R&D

Government is to invest up to £8 million to support and stimulate new research and development aimed at making marine vessels more efficient. The investment will be made by the UK’s innovation agency, ... more

Plastic fasteners and fixings

New from TR Fastenings are plastic fasteners and fixings for PCB hardware and cable management requirements.The range, which is manufactured in high-performance Nylon 6 and Nylon 6/6, includes ... more

Tapes suit solar panel mounting

To meet solar panel manufacturers demands for a fast, clean, reliable and simple solution to frame mounting, tesa has introduced the 62508, 62510 and 62512 double sided foam tapes.The tapes are built ... more

Investment improves the power supply manufacturing process

TDK-Lambda is investing in new production equipment at its power supply manufacturing facility in Ilfracombe.The recent introduction of automated glue dispensers into the power supply manufacturer’s ... more

Industrial-grade foam tape suits a wide range of applications

PF-1400 from Pres-On is a low-density, closed cell industrial-grade polyethylene foam tape. Due to its weatherability in a wide temperature range, this is said to be suitable for the assembly of ... more

John Guest opens new distribution centre

Pipe and push-fit fittings manufacturer, John Guest, has opened a 70000 sq ft warehouse facility in Bracknell, Berkshire, which will be used as a distribution centre. Robert Guest, commercial director,... more

Tsubaki acquires conveyor company

Tsubakimoto Chain Company has announced the acquisition of the Mayfran Group.Established in 1993 in the USA, the Mayfran Group has manufacturing facilities around the world and specialises in waste ... more

Sensor technology helps monitor driver fatigue

According to the British Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, research shows that driver fatigue may be a contributory factor in up to 20% of road accidents and up to a quarter of fatal and ... more

Developing individual solutions for machine and system installations

Murrelektronik has launched CONNECTIVITY, its system consulting brand, and is set to increase its prominence in the UK market by offering customers individual system solutions. Nigel Greaves, head of ... more

New double-sided tapes are thinner than a strand of hair

A new range of ultra-thin double-sided tapes has been developed by tesa for the electronics industry. The tapes measure just a tenth the thickness of a strand of human hair. The thinnest... more

Cool solutions for thermal management

A cooler environment within an enclosure can help prevent expensiveequipment overheating. Here, Axair Fans takes a look at points to consider when selecting a fan and filter unit for your ... more

Concealed hardware – the ultimate solution

If an enclosure is to be installed outdoors, not only does it need to protect against the climate, but it will need to ensure resistance against vandalism. Concealed hardware from EMKA can provide ... more

Customisation: the key to meeting enclosure market demands

In order to meet market demands, enclosure customisation can vary from the very basic to the highly complex. To help, Fibox is taking its customisation service to another levelIt seems the buzz word ... more

Developing space technology

Software from Siemens PLM is helping transform how scientists and engineers at the University of Leicester Space Research Centre develop next-generation space science instrumentationSending equipment ... more

Getting the wheels in motion

Concerned about the reliability of a 20 year old lathe, Aero Race Wheels, a supplier of premier steel racing wheels for NASCAR events, turned to a machine re-builder for helpFounded in 1995, Aero ... more

Reaching new depths

Needing to extend the depth of a sand mine from 21m to 60m, an operator in Florida turned to a dredging technology manufacturer which developed a suction pump dredge using couplings to form the drive ... more

Increasing efficiency and reducing energy costs at Coca Cola

SEW Eurodrive’s Complete Drive Maintenance (CDM) service has helped to increased efficiency and cut maintenance at the Coca Cola plant in WakefieldThe Wakefield plant is the largest soft drinks ... more

TÜV certified drive

According to Moog, its Pitch Servo Drive has obtained TÜV certification for compliance with the guideline for the certification of wind turbines GL2010 issued by Germanischer Lloyd. This validates ... more

Designing a lightweight fuel efficient vehicle

Altair ProductDesign is partnering with Edison2 to assist in the design of the new Very Light Car 4.0 (VLC 4.0), the next generation version of the lightweight, fuel efficient vehicle entered in the ... more

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