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The German component distribution market starts the year on a positive note – with specks of clouds on the horizon

Component distributors in Germany enjoyed a highly successful start of the new financial year. After a rather mediocre 2016, sales by companies registered with the Fachverband Bauelemente Distribution (FBDi e.V.) in Germany grew 6.3% to reach 907 million euros during the first quarter – a record result. The prospects for the upcoming quarters are even more promising, as orders have jumped 20% to over 1 billion euros. The book-to-bill rate was 1.11.

Protect Your Workforce and Reduce the Risk of Production Loss

The main priority is to ensure employees and individuals are protected from harm or injury from electrocution from inadequate or poorly designed high voltage electrical systems.

Unplanned interruptions to your high voltage electrical supply can increase the risk of production losses and therefore it is critical to mitigate the risk of high voltage electrical faults and increase the security of electrical supply.

Watchdog™ Super Elite – Bucket Elevator or Conveyor Monitoring System

Leeds, UK – 4B Braime Components Ltd., a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components, has just released the all new fourth generation Watchdog™ control unit for monitoring bucket elevators and conveyors.

Malton Laser speeds ahead with production of key parts for Ginetta race cars

Full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Malton Laser, has supplied Yorkshire-based racing car manufacturer, Ginetta, with a series of bespoke components that form part of its G40 and G55 sports cars.

As a preferred supplier of Ginetta, Malton Laser was recently selected to produce more than 900 laser cut plates to form part of the structure of its G55 GT4 and G55 GT3 race cars, which compete throughout the summer months in various championships.

Sign Up for the Hydro MicroScreen™ Demonstrations in Ely, UK

Hydro International will be operating a Hydro MicroScreen at their Ely site in July to demonstrate its process water screening capability.  To arrange a visit contact Hydro International on 01275 878371 or via enquiries@hydro-int.com, or book a visit online.

SteamBio

SteamBio  is a SPIRE project that started in February 2015 and is due to finish in January 2018. The SteamBio process takes agro-forestry residues, treats them with superheated steam to create stable commercial outputs.

Improving the value of food waste

Matt Hale, International Sales Manager for HRS Heat Exchangers, explains how innovations in heating, pasteurisation and concentration technology can help food waste AD operators to thrive in the face of dwindling renewable energy subsidies.

Millbrook Tower Stands Tall Following Replacement of Rainwater Drainage Stacks

One of the tallest buildings in Southampton has had a complete drainage solution designed and installed without the temporary re-homing of any residents.

Formerly the tallest building in Southampton, the Millbrook Tower stands at 240 feet. Built over 50 years ago, the building had a cast iron drainage system installed that had started to rust and fail, causing excessive leaking in the 144 flats in the development.

Electro Rent Europe Expands French Sales Force Following a Decade of Growth

Paris, France, 29 March 2016Electro Rent Europe, a subsidiary of Electro Rent, one of the world’s largest providers of rental test equipment to the aerospace and defense, telecoms, semiconductor and industrial sectors, announces the expansion of its French sales organization following a decade of success and rapid growth in this market. Electro Rent Europe is growing the organization to provide even better support to existing and future customers in France, and to help drive continuing growth in this important territory.

FerroRAIL series from POLYRACK for individual solutions in railway transportation

Straubenhardt (Germany), July 4, 2016 – With its 19‘‘-subrack series FerroRAIL, POLYRACK offers a verified rack-mount system for individually configurable enclosure and system solutions in the railway industry. The wide diversity in this series is suitable for all applications in railway and transport system.

Rotary joints in brewing technology

Until the Middle Ages, magical herbs and cult objects were laid around the wort copper to prevent the brewing process going wrong. The last so-called brew witch was burnt at the stake in Germany in 1591. She was made responsible for the brewer’s beer going bad.

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THE ULTRASONIC THICKNESS GAUGE THAT MEASURES UP

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.

Re-imagine what’s possible for your business

The UK manufacturing industry is notoriously difficult to remain competitive in. Output has shrunk to just 2% of the world’s total output – from 25%, 50 years earlier. Taking on this productivity challenge, smart innovations in the technology sector are meeting real-world manufacturing challenges head-on and transforming business operations.

Award Winning Pump!

The Verderflex Dura is the first real advance in hose pump technology since the high pressure hose. The Verderflex Dura 5 and Dura 7 combine a close coupled pump’s compactness with traditional long coupled pump benefits in superior High Pressure Low Volume dosing pumps. 

Techsil partners with fluid dispensing systems specialist Nordson EFD

Techsil Ltd of Bidford-on-Avon Warwickshire is delighted to announce a distribution agreement with Nordson EFD. Techsil will become distributors of Nordson EFD’s range of precision fluid dispensing systems including benchtop dispensers through to high performance automated dispensing systems.

The Straightforward Choice for Accurate, Reliable Liquid Level Control.

Outstanding output stability, structural integrity and ease of use make LVDT/range spring technology a better level control solution than torque tubes. Get straight talk about the digital E3 Modulevel® liquid level displacer transmitter from Magnetrol®.

Micronics launch a New solution to challenge non-return to sewer allowances!

Micronics announce the launch of MICROWASTE 4+ http://micronicsflowmeters.com/wastewater-meter/  a new solution to the issue of the challenge of non-return to sewer allowances! This new wastewater 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. It’s a unique product that can provide accurate waste water metering for utility, industrial, commercial and public sector sites, utilising advanced non-intrusive microwave technology. Two sizes are available for the initial launch: 100mm (4-inch) and 150 mm (6-inch) with other sizes due to beMicronics launch a New solution to challenge non-return to sewer allowances!

Available to order NOW! The NEW GD4200-USB Dynamic Pressure Transmitter

Since the GS4200-USB© was introduced it has remained a unique character on the pressure measurement market and is used worldwide on hundreds of systems and applications. It has been a success! But we wanted to make it better, and something our customers have always expressed interest in is a faster response time. We have responded with the Genspec Dynamic USB Transducer, or the GD4200, which will be released within weeks. With a selectable reading rate up to 1000 readings per second (1200Hz) the GD4200-USB ensures that all pressure fluctuations are captured and you don’t miss a thing! Combined with all of its other features, we’re sure that the GD4200-USB will become your ideal digital pressure measurement solution… 

Lasers Marking for Traceability

Marking parts and products for meeting traceability and quality requirements has become an every day part of today’s production process to meet international guidelines and standards such as UID, GS1, ASTM, UPC and EAN which require the use of QR and bar codes to mark products in international goods traffic.

There are various technologies available to facilitate this need to mark products, but laser technology offers the advantages of speed, low running costs and permanency.

DON’T MISS OUT ON HBM’S LATEST RANGE OF FREE WEBINARS ON TOPICS FROM STRUCTURAL TESTING; DYNAMIC WEIGHING; 3D MEASUREMENTS & FORCE SENSOR TECHNOLOGY!

The first webinar will take place on June 27th 2017 at 9am (GMT) on the topic ‘Everything you should know about Aircraft Structural Testing’.  As airframe structures must be thoroughly tested to ensure top performance through its operational life, this webinar is suitable for structural engineers who are working on the development of modern aircraft.

Automated and Delivered – Industrial Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence (BI) products are all the rage these days. The industrial world brings additional challenges with its unique data sources, access methods and calculations.

The case for keeping cool and reducing costs, without traditional air conditioning

A Derbyshire electronics firm is no longer counting the costs of keeping cool, after installing an evaporative cooling system that allows them to keep servicing clients in the face of sweltering temperatures.

Kingfield required cooling to reduce internal temperatures from more than 30°C in the summer (even when the outside temperature was 15 degrees lower). The microelectronics manufacturer decided to install five Breezair TBS580 Evaporative Coolers and the inside temperature dropped to more comfortable working conditions of 20°C.

NSF CONTROLS IMPROVES PERFORMANCE AND POWER CONSUMPTION FOR MOBILE PHONE CHARGER LOCKERS

The use of lockers is growing in all aspects of everyday life, advancing manufacture to meet the demands of innovation. Be it mobile phone charge lockers or fully automated 24/7 parcel lockers, located anywhere from retail to universities, railway to petrol stations, it’s all about consumer convenience.

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