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November webinars cover wide variety of important DAQ subjects

HBM has announced a series of free on-line webinars starting in the latter part of October and taking place throughout November. The first of the November series starts on 4th November by looking at how the mechanical stress testing of elastic materials validates finite element analysis (FEA) for material development and testing.

Engineers will learn how to perform these tests including selecting appropriate strain gauge rosettes, various modes of strain gauge connectivity, data acquisition setup, acquiring strain data and calculating principal stress. The webinar will also discuss how to determine the von Mises reference stress, class counting and sector monitoring.

Integrates into any workflow process to automate communication with stakeholders – reducing costs, increasing productivity and improving customer experience.

Boomerang’s patented messaging technology is the first to reliably match multiple outbound messages with a recipient’s response.

This enables something unique – an organization can now make its interactions with stakeholders fully automated based on the stakeholder’s response; reducing the need for manual intervention via more costly and time consuming methods.

Hibiscus secures seminar speakers

Hibiscus plc, the leading label and software company, has announced two speakers for its CLP Mixtures seminar on the 12th November in Leeds. Desmond Waight, of DanGoods Training & Consultancy, and Dr Joanne Lloyd, director at REACHReady, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Chemical Industries Association, will be discussing what the impact of the CLP Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of mixtures will mean for the transportation of dangerous and hazardous goods.

UKAS Accreditation is a Calibration Milestone

Calibrating instruments, tools and meters ensures that they generate correct results, and calibration is best implemented by laboratory able to provide UKAS certified calibrations carried out in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards advocates Eddy Jones of

Next REACH Deadline: Small is Big

The next major REACH registration deadline concerns substances manufactured in or imported into Europe in relatively small quantities, just 1 to 100 tonnes per year. ECHA is encouraging companies to prepare now for registration in those ranges. Low volumes represent a big compliance challenge because many small to mid-sized businesses fall into the category of businesses who use or ship chemicals in that range.

Centrifuge Service and Repair

Even the best machinery needs to be maintained and serviced.  As a consequence, Flottweg has established a worldwide service network consisting of its own subsidiaries, branch offices and representatives to provide it’s customers with local service and spare parts.

NovaCast – Metal Casting

Novacast was formed in 1979 and now operates a well integrated team, the backbone of which are time served craftsmen whose objective is to ensure the highest quality of casting is produced on time. In 2003 we identified a need to be able to give our customers a competitive edge in the UK and world markets. Since then we have successfully developed a comprehensive and detailed supply chain in the Far East. The supply chain consists of well equipped foundries and machine shops which are personally monitored by regular visits.


Waste managers Cleansing Service Group (CSG) have announced a £1 million infrastructure improvement investment programme at the UK’s largest hazardous waste treatment and recovery facility at Cadishead, near Manchester.

The 16-acre site, a key component in CSG’s national facilities portfolio, has been in use for 95 years and began life as home to the Lancashire Tar Distillery.

ACI – Single/double stage side channel blowers/exhausters now available on-line

Single and double stage side-channel blowers/exhausters added recently to Air Control Industries range of industrial fans and blowers now feature in ACI’s new on-line shop.

Interroll introduces new Multiprofile – for driving various conveyor belt types

Interroll has developed Multiprofile – a new profile for its asynchronous drum motors and synchronous drum motors, which can be used to drive various conveyor belts from different manufacturers using only one Interroll Premium Hygienic PU Profile. Incorporating frequency converters, these drums and Multiprofile provide positive and controlled drive of various belt types.

CAMO Software

Understanding and managing processes is paramount in any manufacturing or engineering company. Using market-leading solutions from CAMO Software will provide the deeper insight required.

Thermal Process Monitoring Solutions by Orton

Using Ceramic technology, Orton offers a wide selection of products to confirm the consistency and reproducibility of thermal processes from 600 to 1800C.

Whether you need to monitor an existing process, duplicate it in a new location or outsource your thermal processing to another company, let us assist you in selecting the right product for your application to stay in control.

Custom made threading tools for non standard threads and applications

Taps, dies, die nuts and gauging for virtually any thread form.
Ready stocks for many ‘non standard’ threads.
Specialist dedicated team to handle your enquiries and supervise manufacture of non stocked items.
Happy to give technical assistance.

Nadcap Aerospace Accreditation Brings Boost in Business

The Nadcap programme is recognised as the world’s premier quality audit scheme for special processes in the aerospace and defence industry. With this level of accreditation, a company can effectively gain access to worldwide suppliers of the aerospace and defence industries, with more than half of approved organisations reporting that Nadcap has helped to increase sales and gain new business, according to programme administrators PRI.

HBM equipment provides high precision measurement in Bloodhound development

The AMRC Advanced Structural Testing Centre (ASTC) has utilized HBM’s MGCplus for a number of measurement tasks as part of its contribution towards the development of the Bloodhound SSC project. Phil Spiers, Head of the ASTC comments, “We use HBM’s equipment extensively in our work as a structural testing centre tasked with proving the material properties of new manufacturing processes and completing finished components.

OEM Open Frame Battery Charger

Ideal Power are developing a highly reliable, open-frame battery charger with a universal input that can integrate into any planned or existing charging system as an OEM solution which provides designers and installers the flexibility to achieve the desired charging system without the extra cost and complications of a fully enclosed battery charger.

E+E Hand-held Meter for Moisture Content of Industrial Oils

(Engerwitzdorf, 21.10.2014) The new hand-held meter OILPORT 30 from E+E Elektronik accurately measures the water activity (aw) and temperature (T), and calculates the absolute water content x (ppm) of industrial oils. The user can store up to ten sets of oil specific parameters in the hand-held to be used for correct calculations of the water content in various oils.

Hydra-Cell Excels in Zero Liquid Discharge

The addition of super duplex stainless steel to the range of liquid head materials available now enables Hydra-Cell G15 pumps to manage the tough-to-handle waste waters processed in ‘zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems.

As water becomes an ever more expensive commodity, industrial, oil, chemical and petrochemical companies are increasingly turning to ZLD systems, minimizing wastewater discharge and maximising water recovery.

Semmco Life Protection Systems

HEAD10 ESCAPE SET is a short duration, chemical oxygen breathing device, which is intended for a single emergency use, in areas of:

  • Smoke
  • Toxic contamination and
  • Oxygen deficiency
  • Potentially explosive atmospheres (when supplied in a carry case)

Tente Castors

Here at Tente Castors we understand that safety is key when it comes to your employees and your products. For over 90 years our family run business has worked tirelessly to improve the invention that keeps mankind mobile, the wheel. As one of the leading manufacturers of wheels and castors with a variety of products available for industries including medical, institutional, heavy duty and industrial, we ensure all of our products are produced to the highest standards.

HAZOP e-learning software from Abhisam

The HAZOP e-learning program from Abhisam is the easiest way to learn all about HAZOP (Hazard and Operability Study). The program consists of text, animations and simulations, videos, real life examples from industry, a case study and a self-assessment test that help you learn all about HAZOP, from the comfort of your home or office. The program also includes free Certification for the learner, subject to passing an online exam. The program is available in several versions including download and online options for individuals. Organizations have options of the Enterprise (Cloud) version and a SCORM compatible version that can work with any Learning Management System (LMS) that can run SCORM content.

Inelco Hunter Ltd presents the Amphenol Sine Systems A Series Connectors

A high-performance, cost-effective, compatible interconnect solution for a variety of applications

Amphenol Sine Systems A Series™ connectors encompass a wide range of products serving Heavy Duty, Transportation, Marine, Diagnostic, Military, Alternative Energy and Agricultural industries as well as spanning the gap between controlled to harsh environmental conditions. Amphenol A Series™ connectors are compatible and intermateable with Deutsch Connectors.

Small and powerful! Huber Unistats -125°C to +425°C

The compact Huber Tangos mark the entry level into the world of Unistat precision temperature control. Unistats are space-saving, simple to operate and can be used flexibly at working temperatures of -40°C to +200°C, ideal for a wide range of process applications.

Safety eyewear made lighter

Weighing in at just 16g, JSP’s new Stealth spectacle is claimed to be the world’s lightest safety eyewear. Said to be so light that most workers will not even know they are wearing it, the Stealth 16g uses the latest technology to offer high levels of eye protection, all-round vidion, and freedom from eye strain.

Sonatest launch a new flaw detector series offering choice, customisation and performance, Take a Closer Look

Sonatest Ltd are pleased to announce the release of the latest range of the Sitescan and Masterscan series of flaw detectors. Retaining the best features of the established series, the new range has evolved in response to the requirements of users and their applications, combining simplicity of use with improved capability and field proven reliability.

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