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Student develops 3D printed headset to improve the recovery of spinal-cord injury patients

A Biomedical Engineering PhD student at the University of Glasgow has teamed up with HP and Autodesk to produce a 3D-printed electroencephalography (EEG) headset to improve the recovery of spinal-... more
Additive manufacturing & 3D printing

White Paper on Safety and EMC Considerations for EV Charging available from Schaffner

New electric car models are introduced almost daily. The market forecast for the BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) predicts very strong growth in the coming years... more

Murrelektronik Webinar: Find the right safety concept for your machine

Integrating a safety concept into an application is one of the most important parts of machine design. But which option is the right one? And what to factor into the selection process? more

Universal, durable and trusted for 65 years: The cementable PVC-U pipe system

he PVC-U piping system from GF Piping Systems, first produced in 1955, has been tried and tested for 65 years. Today it includes pipes, fittings, valves, actuators as well as measurement and control ... more
Technology File

Fanuk to host automation event for injection moulders

FANUC UK is set to open its doors to the British moulding market with a dedicated automation open house at the end of September. The event will be held at its UK headquarters in Antsy Park, ... more

TTI Europe sees a significant increase in demand for sensor, connector and e-mech components in electric and hybrid vehicle applications

TTI has seen an upward trend in the supply of components to customers involved in the design of electric and hybrid vehicles. Despite the automotive industry suffering a decline in the current global ... more

New icotek KEL-DP time and cost saving alternative to traditional cable glands now available from Foremost Electronics

Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components, announces new additions to icotek’s market leading range of cable entry ... more
Electrical & electronics

Boost to Scotland’s space tech sector as Celestia UK makes Heriot-Watt University its permanent base

Celestia UK, specialists in the advancement of state-of-the-art antenna systems used for tracking satellites, today announced that Heriot-Watt University's Research Park will be its permanent base in ... more

WEG Electric CIS awarded contract to supply flameproof motors for mine ventilation

WEG Electric CIS, a subsidiary of WEG based in St Petersburg, has been awarded a critical contract to supply two flameproof motors for the primary ventilation system of the Chertinskaya Koksovaya ... more

Mechanical engineering firm rewarded with £357,000 in R&D tax relief for aircraft cleaning machine

A mechanical engineering specialist has been rewarded with £357,000 of government tax incentives after revolutionising the way aircraft engines are cleaned, R&D tax specialist Catax can reveal... more
Military, aerospace & defence

Newton and Quick Release support Penlon to manufacture 11,683 ventilators in 12 weeks in response to COVID-19

Operational consultancy Newton Europe and product data management (PDM) specialists Quick Release – members of the Ventilator Challenge UK Consortium – share their story as the Penlon group ships its ... more

Low-cost PPE helmet removes the need to social distance

The British inventor and design engineer Alan Meeks (who has 40 patents to his name and designed the cordless kettle, the Star Wars’ Storm Trooper headgear, and Masuri cricket helmet) along with ... more

SMC to resume customer training courses in August

SMC UK has confirmed its plans to resume its popular training course, Introduction to Pneumatics and Electro Pneumatics. The global market leader is once again accepting bookings for its three-day, ... more

TR responds to unprecedented global sheet metal fastener demand

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic created a surge in global demand for medical equipment, with the subsequent knock-on effect of a huge demand for sheet metal fasteners, specifically for those ... more
Fasteners & adhesives

Corking the gender gap

For years stereotypes have existed within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) sectors. Perhaps this is the primary reason why the number of women in the industry is still at such a ... more

Engineers Without Borders UK announces winners of Engineering for People Design Challenge 2020

Engineers Without Borders UK, part of an international movement putting global responsibility at the heart of engineering, has announced the UK and Ireland winners of the Engineering for People ... more

RS Components creates Ventilator Solutions landing page to help support those building and supplying ventilators

RS Components (RS) is providing ongoing support for makers, manufacturers and engineers around the world eager to support the fight against COVID-19 through building and supplying ventilators... more

InoBat Auto secures 10M Euro investment to develop R&D centre and production line in Slovakia

InoBat Auto, a leading R&D and electric battery production company, has secured additional EUR 10m investment to fund the development of a first-of-its kind 100MWh R&D centre and production ... more

Over two million Brits report that a hobby in electronics has been key for their mental wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic

With millions of Brits confined to their homes and many suffering job losses or being placed on furlough, reports of mental health incidents have risen and the extended period of uncertainty has ... more

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