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Designed for the Engineer who needs to take quick, accurate thickness measurements, the ‘Cygnus 4+’ is a highly reliable, extremely rugged and simple to use ultrasonic thickness gauge.

Almatec® MM Series Pumps Ideal for Food & Beverage Transfer

New Almatec® MM Series AODD pumps are ideal for food and beverage applications because they feature food-grade wetted materials and a construction that enables CIP and SIP capabilities. The design of MM Series pumps incorporates soft redirections without rotating parts and shaft seals in the product chamber, a critical consideration for hygienic operations.

New Waste Water metering solution from Micronics

Micronics announce the launch of a new Waste Water meter solution to the issue of the challenge of non-return to sewer allowances! The new meter provides a cost effective and reliable solution for measuring the flow in waste water pipes to facilitate billing by metered as opposed to estimated or assumed waste water outflow.

More efficiency with clear maintenance visuals

Plant maintenance operations are a necessity to maintain and secure production capacity. They usually imply a temporary reduction in production output which makes maintenance efficiency an important factor in many industries. With reliable signs and labels, and on-site design and printing capabilities, Brady Corporation offers a solution that can significantly increase the efficiency of maintenance operations.

Pulsar® Model R86 The smarter Non-Contact Radar transmitter for level control

We never stop thinking about your needs. Here’s the result.The company that changed the game with Guided Wave Radar is about to change the way you think about Non-Contact Radar. That’s because the PULSAR Model R86 is here, and it puts over 13 years of Magnetrol® radar expertise to work for you.

Multiple fans in parallel: the benefits over conventional technology in ventilation systems

In many cases, it is advantageous to use multiple fans running in parallel when compared to a large single fan in a ventilation system. Each key benefit for both retrofit and new installations is discussed below.

IDEM Safety Switches

SKORPION – Trapped Key Interlocking with Key Exchange

Designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom, Skorpion, IDEM’s Trapped Key System has been developed to provide extremely robust mechanical coded key safeguarding and interlocking for hazardous machinery.

Lamonde Automation Ltd

Integrating miscellaneous factory automation equipment is rarely an easy task since often each machine uses a different controller. When integrating with other IT systems, the variety of protocols often presents a challenge. In 1995, the OPC standard was released to address this issue, in 2006, OPC UA (Unified Architecture) made it possible to get the same information from machines regardless of operating system.

Selco’s ECAP

Selco’s ECAP series electronic temperature controller uses NTC thermistors, J- or K- type thermocouples, and/or RTD sensors to control up to 2 relay outputs. The controller is supplied in an environmentally sealed plastic enclosure and is rated for pollution levels up to Level 3 for harsh environments. Because the ECAP is electronic, it can be programmed to open or close on rise. It can also be made adjustable to your specified temperature range, and is supplied with a potentiometer for user temperature adjustment. Fixed temperature versions that prevent user tampering are also available. Several add-on accessories are coming soon, including PC desktop software, USB key/dongle, optional external digital readout, and the Selco app for smartphones.

Over 30 years worth of experience to deliver the ultimate filtration solutions.

Croft Filters Ltd are a leading UK manufacturer of over 31 years who specialises in manufacturing customised filtration solutions and supplying Self-Cleaning filters. The Company supplies a range of industry sectors that including: Chemical, Oil, Gas, Energy, Pharmaceutical, Power Generation, Food and Beverage, Waste Water Management and Aerospace.

Monmouth Scientific introduce Cleanroom Kits

Cleanroom Kits is the new, cost effective Modular Cleanroom concept from Monmouth Scientific, designed to save customers time and money. Entirely designed & manufactured by our experienced design and production team, Cleanroom Kits come with detailed instructions and are easily constructed by anyone with basic DIY skills.

Saving with more performance

Dealing with the tower they were rejecting our offer because the cost of our grease was about $700 more than what they had been using, which lasted only 3 years.


Simply modernize your high-performance computing, enterprise, and cloud applications for faster, scalable, and portable parallel code.

ExVeritas Wins Prestigious ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise’

‘Ex’ Certification Body receives the highest business accolade that can be awarded to companies in the United Kingdom.

Her Majesty The Queen has selected the ExVeritas as winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. The Queen’s Awards is regarded as the most prestigious business awards in the country and recognises ExVeritas as one of the very best business within its field.

Martindale simplifies industrial socket testing

Socket testers provide a fast and effective solution to identify potentially unsafe installations and wiring faults.  Martindale industrial socket testers include 400V, 230V and 110V models and are now available with 16A, 32A or 63A plug types.

The IGAsorp DVS analyzer from Hiden Isochema

The IGAsorp is a fully automated compact benchtop dynamic vapor sorption (DVS) analyzer, for fast and accurate sorption measurements using the dynamic flow technique for water and organic vapors.

The measured vapor uptake and kinetics are used to characterize and understand materials in precisely defined environmental conditions.

Intelligent leak handling with the LeakExpert app – the software for successful energy management

The SONAPHONE digital ultrasonic testing device from SONOTEC makes it possible to detect leaks on compressed air and gas systems and on gas lines with pinpoint accuracy. Thanks to a new, intuitive app, leaks can now also be evaluated automatically with the ultrasonic testing device. Additionally, the LeakExpert app makes it easier to generate a report as a decision-making tool for follow-up actions and as evidence of successful energy management in accordance with EN ISO 50001. This means that SONOTEC measuring technology helps pave the way for Maintenance 4.0.

Buehler Showcases Family of High Efficiency Sample Preparation and Hardness Testing Equipment at Control 2018

Lake Bluff, IL  Buehler, An ITW Company will be presenting at the Control 2018 trade show to be held in Stuttgart, Germany from April 24 – 27, at booth 5135 in Hall 5. The company will be demonstrating current developments from its extensive portfolio of products for metallography and hardness testing, ranging from manual to automated systems, and from sample preparation to measurement systems. Highlights at the show will be for products for quality control in manufacturing: the user-friendly EcoMet 30 grinder-polishers, which will be shown for the first time at Control 2018, the IsoMet™ High Speed Pro precision cutter, the Wilson® VH1102/1202 micro hardness testers and many new consumables.

Design as a Service for Electromechanical Actuator Applications

How do you source specialist expertise? Where do you turn for support with technically-challenging aspects of engineering development projects? For designers of products that include electromechanical functions, help is at hand. Surrey-based Magnet Schultz Ltd (MSL) offers a unique design service resulting from 40 years of experience in solenoid actuator technology.

Bifold’s Circuit Designer – Modular solutions with drag and drop system

The Bifold Circuit Designer allows you to design a bespoke modular solution or tubed valve circuit comprising a series of valves in any order or orientation (where applicable) using a schematic drag and drop system. The completed system can then be bought as a modular solution or as a list of separate valves from Bifold.

Full Lockout/Tagout Solution: Devices. Procedures. Implementation.

Reduce accidents at work with Lockout/Tagout. Brady offers a complete 3 in 1 solution for an optimal Lockout/Tagout implementation, even in multiple sites: site surveys, best practice procedures and all tools for successful Lockout/Tagout in your facilities. Get the free Guide!

Our New Range of Cartridge Filters Now Available!

Following the huge success of Croft Filters Ltd being the sole UK Distributor for HiFlux self-cleaning filters – we have now added a whole new range of high end cartridge filters to complement our existing portfolio. These filters are made in the USA by FTC Houston a leading manufacturer of absolute rated cartridge filters.

Heraeus Infra-Red Saves Energy In Coating of Board for Food Packaging

An infra-red system from Heraeus Noblelight has dramatically reduced energy costs in the coating of board for food packaging at the Stroud factory of The Olympic Varnish Company Ltd. By eliminating the use of steam, the new system has also reduced board spoilage caused when there are unanticipated line stoppages.

MIM – New Electromagnetic Flow Meter from Kobold

Leading instrument manufacturer Kobold continues to design and develop quality measuring and analytical instrument products and have just launched their latest compact flow meter to the market, the MIM.  With factories within the Kobold Group experiencing well over one hundred years of trading, Kobold has an enviable and extensive wealth of technical knowledge and experience to draw upon when developing new products.   At the concept stage, Kobold will often draw upon the experience of their international sales offices to establish a framework of practical features and functionality, and thus produce an instrument which is suitable and compliant for an international market place.  This indeed was the process for the new MIM instrument.


BSL Gas Technologies are based in Rochester, Kent UK and have been in the gas mixing business since 1990 when we first developed the patent for our unique Gas Blenders. We have developed these greatly for different applications, gases, flows and differing gas use requirements. Our widely used Gas Flow Control Valves have developed from that work too.


A rotary union, or ‘Swivel Joint’ is used to transfer fluid across a rotating interface. At Rotaflow we have produced Swivel Joints for many applications within all areas of engineering and for all over the world: From Brewery, Food and Drink, Process, Drilling & Mining, Oil & Gas to Nuclear, Chemical and Subsea.

Riello extends RX premix burner range

Riello has recently extended its RX range of premix packaged burners. Building on the tried and tested RX range with outputs up to 1500 kW, Riello has now extended the offering with numerous variants up to a 3 MW model, whilst still achieving NOx levels of less than 30mg/kWh, combined with very low noise output – . Riello RX premix burners feature a unique design that includes a patented woven wire gauze ‘sock’ covering the combustion head cylinder.

Green solution by gasification

  • Chanderpur group with its 50+ years of manufacturing experience has developed new modular line of gasifiers suitable for European market.


Designed for the Engineer who needs to take quick, accurate thickness measurements, the ‘Cygnus 4+’ is a highly reliable, extremely rugged and simple to use ultrasonic thickness gauge.