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OMEGA announces new PLATINUM™ Series of PID controllers

The most powerful PID controller on the market t is now also the easiest to use!

Designed and Manufactured by Omega, thePLATINUM™ series of microprocessor-based PID controllers offer unparalleled flexibility in process measurement. This extremely powerful and versatile CE, UL and CUL compliant product is also easy and intuitive to use. It features bright 3-color (red, green, and amber) 9 segment LED display, high accuracy inputs and outputs, full auto-tune PID with fuzzy Logic Adaptive Control, up to 99 chainable Ramp Soak programs with 16 Ramps and Soaks including Ramp/Soak Events, and  built-in excitation firmware selectable at 5V, 10V, 12V, and 24V.

More Power to Your Business – Newgen Power

Your business needs to take advantage of the limitless free power from the wind that the UK offers. The price of electricity is set to increase over the next 20 years and you can make the decision to help offset that known cost increase by investing now into the cheapest form of renewable energy available.

Significant demand sites are perfectly suited to wind turbines. We have found that sites that are in urban or rural areas with a high demand for electricity will benefit most from medium to large scale wind turbines. These include factories, chilled or frozen warehousing units, manufacturing or processing plants, docks, and quarries and mines.

HBM Expands Sales & Support Team

HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is pleased to announce the appointments of Omer Mir, Field Sales Engineer for the North of England and Rob Farnell, UK Applications Engineer, to its rapidly increasing Sales Team.

Omer brings to HBM a wealth of experience in the electronic test and measurement field which has involved providing test equipment solutions for a number of high profile companies including BAe, Babcock, Rolls Royce, Nissan, Pace, Echostar, Alstorm and ST Microelectronics

Save Time and Money with Lindapter’s Type ALP, an adjustable lifting point.

Lifting Points are typically used in industrial facilities to support the lifting or rigging of heavy equipment.

Lindapter’s new Type ALP is a highly adjustable lifting point that adjusts to suit 5mm to 26mm flange thickness and 70mm to 210mm beam widths.

Precision Marketing Group’s new head office officially opened by new MP and new Mayor of St Edmundsbury

The extensive refurbishment and landmark extension to Precision Marketing Group was recently officially opened by new MP, Jo Churchill and Mayor, Patrick Chung.

Isotech’s New 4000 Range

The company has updated nine of its most popular calibrators to bring new styling and updated features. Each model is available in three different versions from a cost effective heat source to fully featured devices which include a three channel temperature indicator, temperature logging and Ethernet interface.

Seton UK wins ECMOD award

Top players in the UK multi-channel retail sector gathered at the exclusive Hurlingham Club in London earlier this month for the eagerly anticipated European Catalogue & Mail Order Direct Commerce (ECMOD) Awards.  Presented by Sky News anchor Dermot Murnaghan, the event recognised the hard work, flair and commitment of businesses in the catalogue and multichannel retail sector.  Seton UK, a leading manufacturer and distributor of health and safety and facilities management solutions, is proud to have won the prestigious Outstanding Customer Service Award against tough competition.

MAKING THINGS BETTER — BY DESIGN

Arman Nobari, a visual designer working in California, said it best: “All things are designed. Just some things more thoughtfully than others.”

Compare your average eyesore inner city tower block with the awe-inspiring Art Deco dream that is the Chrysler Building in New York, for instance. Or a boring, boxy saloon with a sleek and sexy Ferrari. Or a Premier League footballer’s gaudy Cheshire mansion with Frank Lloyd Wright’s sublime Fallingwater building in Pennsylvania.

Starrett Core Ejector addresses an age old problem

Following comprehensive product testing and evaluation at its facility in Jedburgh, the L.S. Starrett Company is launching a cost-effective and simple solution to an age old problem. The company’s new Core Ejector for bi-metal hole saws has been designed and developed to effectively remove the slug of material that usually ends up inside the cup of the hole saw once it passes through
the sheet material being cut.

WASTE MANAGERS TAKE A STAKE IN GREEN GAS TECHNOLOGY

Cleansing Service Group, one of the largest privately owned waste management companies in the UK, has strengthened its green credentials by investing in the renewable energy technology sector.

iwis Drive Systems Ltd “Raises The Standard” in Britain’s Capital

The River Thames, which passes through Britains capital has seen a free ferry service based at it’s Woolwich Crossing near Greenwich since the mid 18th Century by act of Parliament. There are ferry terminals based on the north and south banks which allow passengers travelling by foot or by vehicle to cross the river.

Cleantech Firm NVP Energy among the big winners at the UK’s Top Water & Energy Awards

NVP Energy, a clean-tech company with an innovative technology that can turn wastewater into a revenue generator for end users in the municipal and industrial wastewater industries, was recently the recipient of two prestigious awards from the UK Water and Energy sectors not to mention a substantial grant from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change.

PROTECTING PEOPLE & PROPERTY

LBS GROUP provide a range of fire resistant insulated rolling shutters and sectional overhead doors to provide vastly increased property protection, ranging from EW 90 Double skin steel rolling shutters  forming a radiation zone, V60 shutters with EI 60 insulation and  EI 120 insulated Sectional doors with the additional benefit of 35dB sound reduction.

Klinger UK opens international training centre

Klinger UK has opened a new technology training centre in Bradford to deliver specialist precision engineering training to its employees and client base worldwide.

Part of a £5 million programme of investment currently underway by the industrial gaskets specialist, the new training centre on Bradford’s Euroway Industrial Estate has installed the latest computer-controlled cutting and measuring equipment, to manufacture exotic alloy ring type joints and highly complex machined parts, which are in increasing demand by the international oil and gas industries.

The Next Quantum Leap for Gas Flow Measurement and Control

Bronkhorst® has successfully supplied gas, liquid and vapour flow/pressure measurement and control instrumentation to numerous industries for over 34 years. This success, entirely based upon close collaboration with their customers, has resulted in countless industry-changing advances in both measurement technology and its implementation within continuous process improvement. The latest generation El-Flow Prestige thermal mass flow meters and controllers represents a truly ground-breaking shift in versatility and user-friendliness.

Interroll’s new modular conveyor platform – an innovative solution for internal logistics

Interroll’s modular conveyor platform helps its customers, system integrators and OEM’s, to react to the growing importance of efficient material flow to end users.

The main element of the new platform is a robust, modular system that incorporates the various key elements of conveying systems. Modern material flow systems can now be planned quickly and assembled efficiently with the help of this modular concept.

PUMP REFURBISHMENT COMPLETED AT A FRACTION OF THE COST OF REPLACEMENT

A leading petrochemicals company had serious concerns about a badly deteriorated HSC pump. Prior to entering into the costly process of scrapping and replacing with new, it was sent to leading corrosion protection and engineering servicescontractorCorroserve for a free no-obligation ‘Strip & Report’. The subsequent report highlighted the elements of the pump and impeller that required rebuilding, replacing or cleaning and as a result of this report, Corroserve was contracted to proceed with the work.

Bifold Fluidpower Ltd

Bifold can now offer an expedited delivery service on selected products, typically within 48 hrs of receipt of order. Credit Card and PayPal transactions now accepted, all this teamed with a front end sales desk for customer service.

DE0 Series IP67 Enclosures

This unique range of robust, sealed enclosures are tough enough to withstand harsh weather conditions, with a temperature rating of –20ºC to +85ºC. Dust and waterproof for short term submersion to 1m depth, this versatile range has integrated moulded seals and threaded knock-outs. The captive lid screws are corrosion resistant plastic for increased torque and insulation. Available in a range of sizes with standard or deep base option.

They are sealed up to IP67, flame retardant ABS UL94-HB, with 4 x PCB mounts, 8 x vertical PCB guides, 2 x M20 threaded and 1 x M20 non-threaded knockout. Standard colours are black or light grey, with the option of a transparent lid. They are also available in polycarbonate. Accessories include cable glands, flange wall brackets and DIN rail brackets.

The Orion Group Chooses Enistic for ESOS

The Orion Group, international specialist in the provision of recruitment services has chosen Enistic to provide a straightforward path to guaranteed ESOS compliance.

The Orion Group manages the placement of thousands of contractors every year. Founded in Scotland in 1987, the group has offices throughout the UK, Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa.

The Group takes its environmental policy seriously, and is working with energy management specialist, Enistic, to handle the company’s energy monitoring and reporting of energy savings opportunities which needs to be carried out to comply with the new Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) which needs to be done by 5 December 2015.

Hansen Industrial Transmissions NV

The strength of both Hansen’s Industrial gear units and Sumitomo’s gear units are brought to market together under the Sumitomo Drive Technologies umbrella. As such both companies act as single source for two of the world’s most reputed brands in durable industrial gear drives. Long standing customer relations, a continuous strive for product and technology leadership and keeping pace with today’s market requirements were the enablers to shape and implement this complementary product merger. Worldwide, our skilled staff, business and service partners strive for reliable excellence in industrial gear unit solutions, offering a wealth of experience and expertise, the result of years of close and interactive cooperation with a distinguished record of customers in a broad variety of industries.

Starrett band saws designed to cut deeper

The recently introduced range of band saw machines from the L.S. Starrett Company offers UK manufacturing companies a cost-effective method of efficiently cutting ferrous and non-ferrous stock raw material. Based on decades of experience designing and producing saw blades, all of Starrett’s knowledge and expertise has been applied to the design and build of the semi-automatic machines to provide class-leading material cutting performance.

AS-Schneider Anti-Tamper Valve Head Units protect valves against unauthorized access

Manipulation Impossible

Nordheim (Germany) April 16, 2015 Valves play an important role when it comes to the safety of process equipment: Unauthorized access or accidental operation can quickly lead to catastrophic results. However, both these scenarios are easily prevented. AS-Schneider, the specialist in the field of industrial valves, provides a range of Anti-Tamper Valve Head Units to allow plant operators to reliably protect their valves against undesired operation.

OMEGA announces new PLATINUM™ Series of PID controllers

The most powerful PID controller on the market t is now also the easiest to use!

Designed and Manufactured by Omega, thePLATINUM™ series of microprocessor-based PID controllers offer unparalleled flexibility in process measurement. This extremely powerful and versatile CE, UL and CUL compliant product is also easy and intuitive to use. It features bright 3-color (red, green, and amber) 9 segment LED display, high accuracy inputs and outputs, full auto-tune PID with fuzzy Logic Adaptive Control, up to 99 chainable Ramp Soak programs with 16 Ramps and Soaks including Ramp/Soak Events, and  built-in excitation firmware selectable at 5V, 10V, 12V, and 24V.

Hydrogen Detection during Cask Welding Improves Process and Eliminates Stoppages