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NanoULTRA-Edge Cellular IoT gateway for sensors and instrumentation.

Never has cloud based data logging and management been easier, the NanoULTRA-Edge offers versatility and a rapid solution to get you your measurement and asset data.

The extremes of additive manufacturing

When Norway based Kongsberg Maritime, a specialist in technology for use in extreme conditions, was designing a chassis for a subsea measurement instrument, it turned to 3DPRINTUK to help with the manufacture of key components. MEPCA found out more.

A new sales brochure presents the Cistermiser infrared urinal control valve

Cistermiser’s market-leading IRC® infrared urinal flushing control valve is fully detailed in an informative new sales brochure, designed for ease of use by specifiers, installers and merchant counter staff.

Offering the Right Connection

Founded in 1916, Dixon is a premier manufacture and supplier of hose couplings, made to order hose assemblies, valves, manifolds, dry-disconnects, flame arresters, vents, bespoke fittings and other fluid transfer and control products. The company’s global reach includes a wide range of products for numerous industries, including petroleum exploration, refining, transportation, chemical processing, food & beverage, steel, fire protection, construction, mining and manufacturing.

Welcome to Davall

Davall, an AS9100 RevD accredited company, focused on design and manufacture of high precision geared products [since 1885].

Lascar – Inventors of the USB Data Logger

Believe it or not, there was once a time before USB conquered the world, when connecting any sort of data recording equipment to your PC risked turning into a lengthy and frustrating process, even if you had the right hardware to hand. But back in the early 2000s, Lascar’s engineering team realised that USB was set to revolutionise data connectivity.

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020 on course for record attendance

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from February 11th to 13th 2020. As in previous years, the 2020 event will host an impressively broad exhibitor list spanning the complete range of engineering activity, from high-tech machine tools and automation to components and subcontract services. Firms from all over the UK will be participating, together with a significant number of off-shore exhibitors from across Europe, Asia and the Far East. With the exhibition nearing full occupancy of the 20,000m² Farnborough International Exhibition Centre, the organisers are confident of surpassing the record-breaking 8,700 visitors achieved in 2019.

COMPLETE MORE PROJECTS FASTER — EACH ON TIME AND WITHIN BUDGET!

It’s tempting to think that every company’s projects run over time and over budget. Yet they don’t.

There’s actually a significant sub-set that consistently deliver projects twice as fast as their competitors—when adjusted for headcount. Critical Chain reveals what they have in common—and how to apply their secrets within your own company.

Improving productivity, efficiency and reputation

Could your business benefit from greater productivity, increased efficiency, reduced costs, enhanced reputation and a safer workplace?

If so, now is the time to invest in IOSH’s Managing Safely, the market-leading safety and health course for businesses of all sizes. It has been delivered worldwide for over 25 years by our huge network of training providers. It is tried, tested and trusted.

Fluke Industrial Multimeter Service Kits offer over 15% savings

Fluke is offering three Industrial Multimeter Service Kits, based around Fluke’s best selling tools, which give savings of at least 15% over recommended prices of the products purchased individually. Ideal for industrial maintenance technicians and electricians, the three kits provide the tools needed to solve a wide range of electrical maintenance problems.

Labtex

We are now distributing the advanced metering pump range developed by the highly regarded and innovative Heidelberg based company, ProMinent. This exciting new specialism will further enhance our ability to offer solutions for an increasingly wide range of scale-up processes.

COMPACT HIGH FLOW FMX VALVE:

Coax valves UK are proud to introduce the new FMX range of compact, high flow, stainless steel externally controlled valves. With a new unique seat arrangement gives greater flow than comparable valves:

Almatec® E-Series AODD Pumps Ideally Suited for High-Purity Chemical Production

The main concern for the manufactures of “high-purity” chemicals is ensuring that these chemicals are produced in a manner that guarantees the highest level of purity. When these chemicals are not manufactured according to strict specifications for purity, nightmarish scenarios can result for both the manufacturer and the end user. And because many of these products can be highly toxic and dangerous to handle, keeping them fully contained is also a must.

RMIG

RMIG is the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of perforated metal and its related products. We know our customers’ requirements for price and quality and meet their demands with uncompromising service. Not only do we offer standard and bespoke perforated metal sheets, we are able to offer you a range of secondary operations as detailed below.

Versatility for distinct monitoring solutions: The RTR-500 series

Along every step of the supply chain, wireless data loggers from T&D Corporation offer a flexible solution for multiple purposes. The Japanese market leader for wireless data logging systems presents the RTR-500 series, which includes 13 different types of loggers as well as four types of wireless base units, and a wireless portable data collector – all of which are incredibly easy to combine.

How the Whaley Bridge disaster was prevented…

In August there was a recorded 94mm of rain that fell across the UK in the first couple of weeks, 5% higher than the average for the entire month! The concrete slabs on the overflow spillway that keep the water contained had become dislodged from the sheer amount of water. The Environment Agency issues a ‘danger to life’ warning due to the possibility of the dam collapsing.

SeaShield 80 Protects Marine-side Rising Main

On a recent Yorkshire Water contract J N Bentley Ltd of Skipton were faced with the complexity of replacing approximately 25m of  a 350mm diameter rising main pipe at Whitby, Yorks, which was situated within a shaft.

Ultrasonic Flow & Energy Meter for Buildings management

Dynasonics has developed an ultrasonic clamp-on flow and energy meter named the TFX ultra. It provides accurate and repeatable flow measurement readings for full pipe liquid applications such as cooling lines, Zone metering, water distribution and applications where system shutdown is not feasible.

Engineering the Cold Chain: Thermal Cooling Solutions, 13 November 2019, London

Time is running out to secure your place at the Institution’s Engineering the Cold Chain seminar, taking place on 13 November at One Birdcage Walk in London.

With the UK’s 2050 zero-carbon target and with the cold chain responsible for 2.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions, attend this event to address the urgent need to consider more efficient ways of cooling.

Highly accurate, wide bandwidth, fully isolated and affordable current sensors are now available from ACEINNA

All in One, Easy to Integrate Current Sensors for Inverters and Motor Control, Industrial Robots and Manufacturing Systems, Telecom and Server Farm Power Supplies, Automotive EV Charging Stations, IoT Appliance, Home Automation and many other tech applications

New Fluke industrial Digital Multimeter for extreme operating conditions

The Fluke 87V MAX true-rms Digital Multimeter (DMM) defines a new standard for operating in extreme conditions with the features and accuracy to troubleshoot most electrical problems. A development of the popular Fluke 87V, the 87V MAX is ideal for use in harsh environments with an IP 67 (waterproof and dustproof) rating, an extended operating temperature range of -15°C to +55°C (-40°C for up to 20 minutes) and up to 95% humidity, and has been designed and tested to withstand a 4m drop in its removable holster. It offers CAT III 1000V, CAT IV 600V safety ratings.

INFRARED CAMERA WITH EXTENDED TEMPERATURE RANGE

Infrared Cameras with MSX®

FLIR Ex-Series
FLIR Ex-Series cameras are powerful troubleshooting tools for building, electrical, and mechanical applications. With resolution options up to 320 × 240 infrared pixels and the ability to accurately measure temperatures from -20°C to 550°C/-4°F to 1022°F (E6-XT with Wi-Fi and E8-XT with Wi-Fi), the Ex-Series has models to fit your target size, working distance, visual detail needs, and budget.

bielomatik Leuze GmbH + Co. KG

From 16 to 23 October it was time again for the K trade fair in Düsseldorf to open its doors to around 225,000 visitors from 165 countries. Bielomatik was also represented there with a 280 square metre stand and a total of 41 employees who spent more than 8 days in Düsseldorf. Interested visitors who came to the bielomatik stand were able to see some interesting exhibits such as the Powerwall and our 2-stage laser welding (LasIR) with a CoBot.

DosiValve

The DosiValve has been especially designed to avoid typical flow and accuracy problems when using standard rotating or vibration valves as it allows for precise dosing even when handling difficult products.

Teknomex’cellence: Intelligently designed hygienic furniture & equipment

Our products are long lasting and easy to clean through their intelligent design – with minimal dirt traps and manufactured to exacting standards.  Our stainless steel products manufactured on-site are from 304 or 316 grade stainless steel, so it can withstand rigorous cleaning routines without corroding, whether by pressure, temperature or chemical cleaning. We have strict guideline of the standard our products have to reach, which insures all our factored products meet the same standard as our manufactured products. 

Parvalux Electric Motors Ltd.

The UK’s largest manufacturer of geared electric motor solutions. Made in the UK since 1947. Trusted in Process Engineering Parvalux is the UK geared motor manufacturer behind a wide range of process applications; from conveyor systems and materials handling equipment to food production and vending machines, Parvalux is trusted
where capability and reliability are non-negotiable.

Filtration Solutions – Strictly Custom Manufactured!

Croft Filters Ltd, based in Warrington England, have been supplying custom filtration and separation solutions for over 33 years. Throughout this time Croft has developed a reputation for our quality, bespoke service through manufacturing a variety of products for a range of different industries.

Sensor device and method for detecting gear damage in rotating elements in housing GTR-01

The company PCE Process Control Electronic GmbH in cooperation with DELTEC electronic GmbH has developed a sensor device and a method to detect damage to rotating parts in a closed housing. Tests on ferromagnetic gears have been successfully carried out so far.

K 2019: Coherent with new laser solutions for polymer processing

Laser manufacturer Coherent will present a range of sub-systems and systems that service a variety of plastics processing tasks, including welding, cutting, degating and marking. Whatever the application, these tools enable the plastics fabricator to reduce production costs, improve quality and yields, and implement more environmentally friendly processing.

Emerson completes Reliable valve offering to the Life Science industries by adding the ASCO™ Series 224 Aseptic Valves

Pharmaceutical and Biotech customers are producing under the most stringent conditions to ensure the highest quality and safety of their final products. In order for these customers to avoid an accumulation of process fluids and contaminants, which can affect quality, they need a reliable product with a clean design and high traceability.

Introducing New Generation of Portable Dewpoint Hygrometers

  • Full colour screen displaying multiple units
  • Desiccant Dry-Down Chamber for fast response
  • Automatic Calibration
  • Units selectable in °C, °F, ppm(v), ppm(w), g/m3 • or lb/MMSCF
  • Display in choice of 10 languages
  • Full data logging capability
  • Real time logging with screenshot feature
  • Wireless Bluetooth & USB connectivity
  • View display screen on smart phone or tablet
  • Wireless printing to dedicated printer
  • Integral pressure calculator to display pressure dewpoints
  • Easy to use with icons and intuitive control
  • Strong, durable and rugged, IP66 construction
  • Rechargeable batteries, 150 hours use in continuous operation
  • Certificate of Test & Calibration
  • Generous 2 Year Warranty

Industrial Quality Power Supplies

TMDC Series DC-DC Converter 20, 40 & 60 Watts output power 9-36V or 18-75V DC input range 5V,12V, 24V or 48V DC output versions Fully encapsulated, chassis or DIN rail mounting

New DIN Rail AC inrush current limiter for capacitive & inductive loads

Powersolve’s new PSICL series is a low-cost peak inrush current limiter designed for capacitive and inductive loads in a variety of applications. These include installations across complex automation systems and machinery as well as isolation transformers or LED lighting applications where they are particularly useful because you can have a large number of LED driver power supplies operating in parallel and all taking high peak currents together on switch on.

Smart energy monitoring technology for commercial and industrial applications

  • Smappee modular energy meter provides a cost effective solution for any metering situation.
  • Allows sub metering of supplies previously considered too expensive.
  • Adaptable, easy to install and configure Smappee is ideal as a standalone system or part of a larger energy management solution.

The cabling guide from FS Cables ‘the little red book’

FS Cables ever popular cabling guide ‘the little red book’ has been updated for 2019 and contains technical information, application data and images for over 8,000 products, a must have resource for those involved in buying or specifying electric cables. 

The Evolution of Slot Machine Engineering

Photo by Linnaea Mallette / CC0

Slot machine technology has changed significantly over the years

The last 100 years have seen unprecedented technological advancements. From moon landings and computer science to mobile technology and transportation systems, our knowledge and understanding of technology continue to improve and expand each and every year. But it’s not just solutions and exploration that technology seeks to improve. It’s also the way we have fun!