The Oilgear Company provides robust hydraulic solutions for customers who prefer a partner not a vendor. Our vision is to be the No.1 choice for hydraulic solutions in our target markets

Oilgear engineered hydraulic solutions are amongst the most reliable and cost effective on the market. We drive the reduction of life cycle costs through innovation and engineering excellence. We pioneer multi-fluid testing to promote the safe use of alternative hydraulic fluids. As a partner we value customer satisfaction and being easy to work with. Oilgear promote customer confidence though qualification.

BOLL & KIRCH Automatic filter treats industrial process water for process engineers

Speedy supply and simple installation, the all new “plug & play” Bollfilter Automatic type 6.04 is immediately operational out of the box. It is delivered with the electronic control unit pre-fitted with a cable tail for the power supply. With mesh filter candles £3665. Allow extra £250 for wedge wire Candles + VAT. Contact us: Filters6@bollfilter.co.uk

First 79 GHz High-Accuracy Radar Instrument for Level Measurement in Liquids

Endress+Hauser presents. the world’s first radar with a transmission frequency of 79 GHz for level measurement in liquids. The new Micropilot NMR81 for high-accuracy custody transfer applications is certified by independent test authorities to an accuracy of ±0.5mm. The sharply focused microwave beam angle ensures safe and reliable measurements without any interfering signals even in narrow tanks with baffles. 

Man vs Machine

“Man vs. Machine?” – A plea for rethinking their collaboration

On the way to Industry 4.0 many people wonder: “Will machines substitute human workers?” Since its beginning, the fourth industrial revolution has been discussed alongside with this question. It is as old as automation itself; however, it looks at the winds of our times from the wrong perspective. It is not about “man VS machine”, but “man WITH machine”.

Cable entry made easy

Support arm systems for machine operation don’t just need a smart design and high load-bearing capacity; they should also offer operators easy  and straightforward cable management capability.

Linde Material Handling launches driver assistance system

Global industrial truck manufacturer, Linde Material Handling, has launched a new driver assistance system to support the safe operation of forklift trucks both in and outside the warehouse. Linde’s new ‘SpeedAssist’ system helps operators move more safely between the indoor and outdoor areas

Flip-Chip Pressure Sensor Dies: You Can Do More with a Single Sensor Die

BCM SENSOR has recently released a newly developed flip-chip pressure sensor die for mass production. This flip-chip sensor die, model SE105, is based on piezoresistive working principle and is manufactured by 6” silicon micro-machining process.

UNISIG: The deep hole drilling experts

UNISIG deep hole drilling systems consist of machines, durable tooling, and automation, and are designed to meet the highest performance standards possible. Products are engineered and manufactured in the USA using metric hardware, and include the integration of premium components such as FAG, INA, Parker, Rexroth, Rohm, Schunk, SKF, Wittenstein alpha and ZF.

Fluke 1738 Three-Phase Power Logger delivers comprehensive data to optimise system reliability and savings

Automatically capture and log more than 500 power quality parameters to thoroughly analyse energy consumption and power quality

Fluke has introduced the 1738 Three-Phase Power Logger which offers extensive power quality and energy measurements, making it an ideal tool for conducting energy studies, power quality logging and wireless logging of associated analogue data.

The Complete Maintenance Software Solution,….. and it’s affordable!

Pirana CMMS, the UK No 1 maintenance software solution is becoming increasingly popular as the cost effective, quick start-up Maintenance Software choice, proving that organisations don’t have to look towards expensive and complex systems to meet maintenance goals.  

Stainless steel check valves INOXLINE with new versions for demanding applications

Eisele offers check valves and quick-release connectors with a check valve not only in versions made of brass and nickel-plated brass, but now also of stainless steel 1.4404.

Check valves and quick-release connectors of non-corrosive and acid-resistant stainless steel from the Eisele INOXLINE are ideal for use in the compressed air systems of hygiene-sensitive applications in the food and pharma industries.

Rotary Valve and Diverter Valve Manufacturers

Join Rota Val in Birmingham on 14th April 2016, 7.30am – 9.30am. Rota Val are hosting a breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express, NEC on 14th April. They will be demonstrating their new modular fast clean rotary valves. To book a place, please register here

Elfab announce its latest Buckling Pin Pressure Relief Range

Elfab’s product offering now widened, with the introduction of its BPRV 

With over 80 years’ experience leading the industry in pressure management innovation, Elfab have expanded upon their range of technically superior rupture discs and explosion vents with the introduction of Buckling Pin Relief Valves (BPRVs). This latest partnership further enhances Elfab’s pressure relief options for applications within safety critical process environments.

CROFT TEAMS UP WITH ESR FOR SPACE MISSION

Specialist manufacturer, Croft Additive Manufacturing (CAM), and ESR Space have combined expertise to conduct a study into the use of additive manufacturing (AM) and use prototypes to develop bespoke spacecraft mechanisms.

The research, which was funded by Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation and Space Technology CEOI-ST, aimed to exploit recent developments in manufacturing technology and create innovative, high-performance components for use in demanding mechanism applications.

SIMPLE BELT CONVEYORS BECOMING OBSOLETE

UPM Conveyors celebrate their 40th Birthday this year and Roy Fowler reports a positive change within the Plastic’s Industry where processors require more integration of belt conveyors into fully automatic cells incorporating product orientation; singluation and counting prior to presentation to assembly machines which has resulted in more bespoke custom…

New White Paper on process Oxygen gas monitoring

Quantitech has prepared a comprehensive White Paper on the measurement of Oxygen gas in furnaces and other industrial processes. Quantitech’s Craig Day says: “Oxygen gas concentration measurements are essential for the effective management of many industrial processes, providing an important indicator of combustion performance, fuel usage and process safety. 

Engineering a successful relationship

Brysdales, one of the UK’s leading providers of shelving and storage solutions, has over 40 years’ experience working within the manufacturing industry and is proud of the reputation it has built.

Its expert team of experienced professionals work hand in hand with clients to gain a thorough understanding of objectives and end goals.

First 79 GHz High-Accuracy Radar Instrument for Level Measurement in Liquids

Endress+Hauser presents the world’s first radar with a transmission frequency of 79 GHz for level measurement in liquids.  The new Micropilot NMR81 for high-accuracy custody transfer applications is certified by independent test authorities to an accuracy of ±0.5mm.  The sharply focused microwave beam angle ensures safe and reliable measurements without any interfering signals even in narrow tanks with baffles. 

Rossi Planetary division, investment and innovation

With a large portion of a 17M€ investment in 2015, Rossi has created one of the most advanced manufacturing facilities for the production of Planetary gearboxes. The investment focused on some of the most modern precision machinery,

AVANCER UK ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCTS FROM AUTONICS CORPORATION

Avancer UK are pleased to announce a range of new products from the World Leading Automation Products Manufacturer Autonics of South Korea.  Used throughout the world in leading automation systems integrators and manufacturers.

Trotec Laser Reports Record Sales in 2015

In 2015 the Upper Austrian laser manufacturer reported record earnings of more than 100 million euros. The positive annual results showed growth of 42% over the previous year. The exceptional growth was attributed to three areas: a solid increase in core markets, significant advances in new product development, and an acquisition for laminate production in the US.

Grab-O-Matic Drum Handlers Improve Safety and Increase Productivity

St Clare Engineering Ltd manufacturers of the Grab-O-Matic range of drum and materials handling fork truck attachments have developed a Quick Attach/Release System for their range that not only improves safety but also reduces production times.

Hydro International Launches Watertight Pollution Containment Valve

The industry’s only completely watertight pollution containment valve, the Hydro-Brake® Isolator, is now available from Hydro International, supported by a full design, commissioning and maintenance service.

Nationwide, there are already more than 150 installations of this valve design installed in the UK, helping facility owners prevent damaging surface water pollution incidents.

The Hydro-Brake® Isolator is a watertight and failsafe valve for pollution, flood water or spill containment that can aid compliance with UK environmental protection regulations, according to the CIRIA 736 industry standard guidance.

CHEMVIRON CARBON HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

CELEBRATING GRAND OPENING OF NEW REACTIVATION PLANT IN TIPTON,

  • Drinking water and food-grade reactivation facility has capacity of 10,000 tons per year
  • Reactivating carbon represents an approximate savings of 80% in CO2 emissions versus virgin activated carbon, and reduces the need and cost of carbon disposal
  • Customer-base includes drinking water facilities and the food industry

Cable entry made easy

Support arm systems for machine operation don’t just need a smart design and high load-bearing  capacity; they should also offer operators easy and straightforward cable management capability. 

Slimline Holder design, ensuring correct rupture disc performance within confined installations

 –       Slimline holder enhances Elfab’s product offering, making upgrading hassle-free –

Elfab Ltd, a market leader within the pressure management field, are now offering a new and improved slimline holder design, to better suit unique customer installation requirements.

The One, Two Radar Punch – Magnetrol Total Radar Solutions

Need an innovative solution to knock out your level control problems?

Magnetrol® offers best-in-class radar instrumentation that packs a powerful punch. Eclipse® 706 Guided Wave Radar and Pulsar® Model R96 Non–Contact Radar transmitters provide measurement performance that far exceeds traditional level control technologies.

FIBOX TO SHOW THE VERSATILE ARCA RANGE AT THIS YEAR’S DRIVES & CONTROLS EXHIBITION

Recognized as the UK’s leading show for Automation, Power Transmission and Motion Engineering, Fibox has announced that they will be demonstrating the flexibility of their ARCA range at the biennial Drives & Controls exhibition which will be held at the NEC Birmingham 12-14 April, 2016.

Euroflow Engineering Ltd – your process and packaging problems solved

Looking for an original process and packaging system? Can’t find a solution from ready-built equipment? Feel assured working with a leader in bespoke solutions. Using quality craftsmen and design consultants, we turn your process and packaging issues into ideas that really work.

Instrument Solutions gets Smart

Available from Instrument Solutions as individual instruments or in multifunctional are the new Testo range of Smart Probes. These compact low cost tools which link directly to a smart phone or tablet device via a Google or Apple App are ideal for taking quick on the spot measurements of temperature, humidity, air velocity and pressure.

The key is straight

Despite their individuality, cylinder locks are also mass produced articles that need above all one thing for their assembly: the shortest possible cycle time. The WEISS Linear Assembly System LS280 not only provides enough space for the many process steps, but also features a technology related to indexing tables that changes workpieces considerably faster than conventional transfer systems.

Selecting a heat treater

Identification of those UK subcontractors able to meet specific heat treatment requirements is made easy by the website operated by the Contract Heat Treatment Association (CHTA).

Industrial prelube for critical power generators & marine engines

Built to last for industrial applications
Maintenance free – no spare parts needed!
Built in check valves & pressure regulators on some models
Reversible model doubles as drain/fi ll pump

Drives & Controls Exhibition set to take centre stage in April

With only weeks to go until the biennial Drives & Controls Exhibition & Conference, co-located alongside; Plant and Asset Management, European Offshore Energy, Fluid Power & Systems, and Air-Tech Exhibitions – returns to Birmingham’s NEC (Halls 3/3A) from 12-14th April 2016, alongside MACH 2016 and National Electronics Week 2016. Collectively the exhibitions will be the largest manufacturing and engineering events of 2016, and will create an unmissable event.

Why Switch Your Nitrogen Gas Source?

Many organisations currently using Nitrogen gas are tied to a gas company for supply, delivery, high pressure tank changes, and even gas storage. There are so many steps in the process of securing a steady flow of Nitrogen gas for your needs, but many can be eliminated by switching to a gas generator.

Ultra-Low Power M2M and Industrial IOT Remote Terminal Unit

With the flexibility of 16 Inputs & Outputs, ultra-low power consumption, on board intelligence for real time local monitoring, integrated SD card, communication via mobile phone networks, and high resolution data transferred seamlessly and securely from multiple assets to the CDLSmartHub™.