A new era for the UK’s favourite engineering show

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from February 6th to 8th 2018 for its 20th anniversary event. Two decades is a rarity for any exhibition and certainly an event worthy of celebration. But 2018 marks an even more important milestone for the show, and one which heralds a new era of development for one of the UK’s best-supported and most popular engineering shows.

Application – Industrial Manufacturing Process Systems

The Problem

Global engineering manufacturing plants and service centres who have customers based in marine, defence, power, oil & gas, industrial and consumer end markets are required to safely work at height and reduce scaffold costs in all areas of manufacture and support.

Advanced Valve Solutions UK Ltd Celebrates Their First Successful Training Workshop in Crewe.

Advanced Valves Solutions (AVS) was established in 1998 to provide solutions to the Power Generation Industry. The first workshop covered the challenges that engineers face in relation to IP and HP bypass stations.

INTELLI HEAT smart electric radiators

New Electric Heater Regulations 1st Jan 2018 – LOT 20.
LOT 20 requires all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU after 1st January 2018 to comply with a new minimum efficiency standard.

CSO Technik

CSO Technik are now the UK and Republic of Ireland distributor for Weber Kunststofftechnik. German based Weber are one of the largest manufacturers of thermoplastic tanks and accessories in Europe. They have a varied product range, also supplying innovative chemical handling solutions and chemical dosing solutions.

Storage Tanks

New NEBOSH HSE Process Safety Certificate now being piloted by RRC International

Health, safety and environmental training specialist RRC International has been chosen by NEBOSH to help it pilot the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management. This new qualification is designed specifically for those with safety responsibilities in the process industries and aims to provide candidates with the knowledge and understanding they need to contribute effectively to managing process safety risks. The qualification has been developed through a collaboration between NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

MASTER LOCK HAS LAUNCHED TWO NEW SOLUTIONS FOR LOCKOUT TAGOUT PROCEDURES

As a global expert in Safety Solutions, Master Lock constantly develops innovations to

help companies across all industries to meet or surpass local requirements.

The latest Group Lockout and Permit Control Station offers the function of three products into one device. As for the Retractable Cable Lockout Device, it is highly versatile and can be used in a variety of applications (mechanical and electrical thanks to non-conductive nylon cable) which offers flexibility to employees when dealing with complex and diverse lockout situations.

Gas Process Burners

Lanemark gas burner systems offer users reliable, high effi ciency, process heating solutions.

Better Signal-to-Noise Ratio Means Better Level Control.

Guided wave radar represents the standard for accurate, reliable level measurement, but not all GWR transmitters are equal. Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is a critical performance indicator – and the Eclipse® Model 706 has a SNR nearly 3 times higher than competitors

Space Air Ltd

Space Air with 37 years experience in HVAC industry are UK Nationwide distributors of the full range LG HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) equipment covering One to One Splits, Multi Splits, Multi V™ VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow), Therma V™ air to water medium/high temperature heat pumps, Air Cooled Heat Pump Chillers, extensive local / central control systems and Spare Parts.

NEW: PatBase Analytics V2.0

Driving innovation is central to the ethos of Minesoft, a patent solutions provider for the intellectual property industry. With over 80% of the technological and scientific information available in patents inaccessible anywhere else, ignoring patents as an information source at best delays innovation and at worst, prevents it.

Computer On Module with NXP i.MX 6SoloX

The efusA9X is another compact and inexpensive module in efus form factor designed for easy interfacing and simple
baseboard

MobileWorxs adds Sewoo printers to target cost-conscious users

UK-based enterprise mobility specialist MobileWorxs has added the Sewoo range of thermal receipt and label printers to its portfolio to target customers in the logistics, manufacturing and field service markets initially in the UK and later in the EMEA region.

Does your company receive its full entitlement to research and development corporation tax credits?

This month PECM talks to Fiducia Consulting who have supported a large number of clients in the engineering sector in their efforts to maximise their entitlement to research and development corporation tax credits.

MECHANICAL AND PNEUMATIC CONVEYORS BOTH PROVE BEST FOR NEW “CHOCOLATE DODGER” PROCESS AT BURTON’S BISCUIT

LLANTARNAM, WALES—Burton’s Biscuit Co., a leading U.K. producer of biscuits and snack products, is best known for their “Jammie Dodger” sandwich made of two shortbread biscuits with jam in the centre. To build on the product’s success, the company decided to market a “Chocolate Dodger” version, made of chocolate biscuits with chocolate cream in the center.

A chip designed just for you? – Why an application specific IC will give your product the edge

Can a single, multi-function electronic component, designed and produced specifically for a single customer or product, make a major contribution to functionality, performance, size, reliability and overall cost? Without a doubt says Richard Mount of Swindon Silicon Systems.

Commander ID 300, the new Leroy-Somer integrated drive, showcased at SPS IPC Drives 2017

Leroy-Somer has announced the launch of Commander ID300, a new integrated drive for the control of IMfinity® induction motors. This decentralized system brings together performance and reliability, offering customized solutions for process, manufacturing and intralogistics applications.

Solve 9 common production identification challenges!

Products and components often have several distinct identification challenges. Depending on their size, their specifications and the environment they are exposed to, a variety of identification solutions are needed.  This guidebook will help you select and begin to specify labels that solve your identification challenges.

Space Air Ltd

Space Air with 37 years experience in HVAC industry are UK Nationwide distributors of the full range LG HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) equipment covering One to One Splits, Multi Splits, Multi V™ VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow), Therma V™ air to water medium/high temperature heat pumps, extensive local, remote and central control systems and Spare Parts.

Composites Set a New Standard for Manual Handling

Over the last two years, a staggering 4.5 million working days[1] were lost to workplace injuries. A fifth of these were caused by manual handling[2]. One common activity which contributes to this, posing a high risk of manual handling injuries is the removal and replacement of heavy concrete and metal manhole and trench covers. Their position and weight makes them an ideal culprit for back and finger injuries which can be compounded if the covers corrode or crumble.

Building a Motor Test Rig In-House to Understand Actual Motor Performance

THE CLIENT
According to the International Energy Agency, electric motors account for over 40% of world electricity consumption and are widely used across all the sectors of the global economy. On the other hand, stricter energy-efficiency regulations and increasing competition among electric motor manufacturers are two main factors that influence the market. To maintain profits and keep up with competition, the companies are required developing a superior quality and higher performance products at lower cost.

Process Monitoring Made Easy

With the Onset HOBO UX120-006M 4-Channel Analogue Data Logger from Tempcon Instrumentation. The high-performance LCD display data logger for process control applications.

Brexit: UK Foundry Keeps Calm and Carries On

Like many people, Richard Phillips, Sales Director at NovaCast, woke on the morning of the 24th June 2016 fully expecting the referendum on Brexit to have delivered a narrow victory for the remainers. And like many people, whichever way they voted, he felt a sense of bewilderment and even shock that we had actually voted to leave the European Union with the knowledge that all the key financial institutions had insisted that the Pound would significantly devalue.

Looking for a quick fix?

Miniature Quick Connect Probes provided a quick fix for visitors to the TME stand at Sensors & Instrumentation 2017.

Eldon offers a wide range of user-friendly enclosures and accessories

Eldon’s comprehensive standard product range includes mild steel and stainless-steel wall mounted and floor standing enclosures as well as console systems, polyester enclosures, outdoor enclosures and terminal boxes as well as cable and thermal management solutions.