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More cheese please: Inspection efficiency on the incline at automated cheese factory

With a high rate of automation in its two Dutch cheese factories in Bodegraven and Oudewater (close to Gouda), Vepo Cheese prides itself on production efficiency. Slicing, grating, cubing, portioning and packaging millions of kilos of hard cheese a year, the third generation family business recently upgraded all of its production lines with a new incline layout comprising seven highly sensitive Interceptor Metal Detectors from Fortress Technology.

Paramount Waste and Dust Extraction

Paramount Waste have recently collaborated with Capital Compactors and National Paper Recycling to install a paper and dust extraction system into Printforce in Biggleswade for their new Kolbus KM200 binder, Horizon 3 knife trimmer, Kolbus HD/HD 3 knife and guillotine.

Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Couplers and Adapters

Bee Valve Inc. manufactures a complete line of versatile Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) cam couplers and adapters. This material is partially applicable where ultra high purity or UL94-VO listing is required. PVDF is also resistant to chemicals such as halogens and strong acids, even at higher temperatures. PVDF couplers/adapters are the preferred choice for corrosive chemical, ozone and high radiation applications. PVDF couplers/adapters also offer lubricity and durability.

GTM granted patent for force-acceleration transducer

Innovation to aid suppliers and operators: future-proof dynamic test rigs thanks to flexible application

GTM Testing and Metrology GmbH, the internationally leading metrology supplier, presents its latest patented invention: a combination force-acceleration transducer that allows compensating for acceleration forces in dynamic measurements on test rigs. “Our innovation provides extra flexibility because you can use it for varying testing scenarios,” says Christoph Seipel, who handles development of dynamic force transducers at GTM and invented the new solution. The invention, which will benefit test rig suppliers and operators, was granted protection under patent by the European Patent Office on 20 September 2019.

ESAB launches first portable wire feeder with ip44 protection class rating for extreme durability

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products today introduced the Robust Feed Pro portable wire feeder, the first product in its category with an IP44 protection class rating, which means it is protected against water splashes from all directions, as well as solid objects larger than 1 mm.

Go Beyond Metal Detection Benefits of Integrated System Solutions

Having a reliable and highly sensitive metal detection system within a production line is important, especially in the current climate. It allows manufacturers to fulfil their basic regulatory requirements by providing a fully tested solution for detecting metal contaminants, increasing consumer safety and quality assurance.

VPG Transducers Introduces Agribar Load Cell for Agricultural Industry Weighing Applications

The VPG Transducers brand of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG), global designers and manufacturers of standard and custom force, pressure, torque, load, tension and weight sensors, today announced the introduction of its Agribar™ load cell (model 5330). The Agribar is a heavy-duty, single-ended bending beam load cell, which has been specifically designed for use in the agricultural industry with the capability to have a CAN bus option.

Spiroflow’s CTE bulk bag filler – the ideal solution for powdered milk and dairy products

As milk and dairy products are dried for supply chain convenience, powder aeration typically results in poor densification during bulk bag filling, creating instability of bags in storage. In recognising this, bulk materials handling specialists, Spiroflow, has developed their Cone Table Elite (CTE) bulk bag filler solution – one of the most versatile and capable bulk bag fillers in the industry.

Sontara

Designed specificially with critical cleaning in mind, Sontara® offers performance you can trust.

Superb mechanical strength, excellent absorbency and extremely low lint are just some of the features that make Sontara wipes so well renowned.

AMAP Sunderland Develops Laser Cut Door Opening Devices to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

A team of engineers at the University of Sunderland’s Automotive and Manufacturing Advanced Practice (AMAP) have come up with some clever products designed to help prevent the spread of Covid 19.

The laser cut gadgets allow people to open doors without having to touch handles with their hands. The designs have been created initially to support a local care home provider for which AMAP are making 600 pieces using the University’s Trotec Speedy 400 laser cutter.

TLV: A steam specialist company

Established in Japan in 1950, TLV has grown to become a world authority in steam engineering products and services. TLV now counts companies in 12 different countries and offers products through over 100 distributors worldwide.

Parker Bioscience ‘filter-out’ the alternatives and choose IndySoft

Employing approximately 58,000 people globally, Parker Hannifin is the world leader in Motion and Control technology. The company’s products and services cover areas including, aerospace, climate control, electromechanical, fluid and gas handling, hydraulics, pneumatics, process control and filtration.

SpotLight – The Huck® Penta-Lok® Lightweight Panel Fastener Innovation in fastening technology

The Huck Penta-Lok structural fastener has come to the market driven by the need for a fastener specifically designed for the lightweight panel market; a material used increasingly in the manufacturing sector. Thanks to its high pull-out strength, Penta-Lok is suited for use within thin materials or delicate composites.

New, or refurbished process equipment…….that is the question.

Our company has been supplying new and refurbished process equipment for 3 decades into many industries, all of which prefer to use exotic steels, 316L Stainless Steel or higher grade Super Duplex, some even corrosion resistant coatings like Halar, PFA, and Vulcanite Rubber.

Modular aluminium profiling systems can provide the solution to almost any application

MiniTec UK is no stranger to manufacturing technologies and making systems work as simply and effectively as possible. The MiniTec modular aluminium profile system, with its unique Powerlock® fastening method, allows effortless implementation that can minimise design time and speed up installation.

Proximity Sensor GO Switch 52M: Robust and Versatile

The TopWorx GOTM Switch Hybrid sensor Model 52M from Emerson is a rugged solution for harsh environments with a stainless steel enclosure and metal sensing face. As part of sophisticated system solutions the product helps to verify proper connection of single use components in life sciences, and many other industries..

Foam Engineers highlights its continued commitment to quality management with ISO 9001:2015

Foam Engineers is a technical foam fabricator that provides a range of solutions for its diverse global customer base. Having recognised the potential for operational improvements, the company worked with SGS to successfully transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015, and is now benefiting from improved quality standards including enhanced levels of effectiveness, efficiency and profitability.

QUICK. FLEXIBLE. ASSEMBLED

RAPIDLY REACHING THE GOAL:
Simply open, attach, close! The Quick Connect® pull-ring makes the replacement of pipe parts a snap. Perfect for bulk materials, dust extraction and ventilation systems.

Electric chain hoist stops instantly

Liftket has developed the first electronically controlled chain hoist with quick stop function. The Star VFD stops without ramp-down immediately after the control button is released. Therefore, loads can be lifted or lowered to the desired level in one go.

A modern-day horror story

In January 2017, a Director of an international size OEM engineering company of specialist fasteners, became embroiled in a dispute with a major customer, who accused them of selling shoddy products.

Cerulean and PCE Partnership Brings 300 Tubes/Minute Automated End of Line Packing Solutions

Collapsible tube manufacturers now have the ability to fully automate their end-of-line processes with integrated pack and test solutions from Cerulean and PCE GROUP Ltd.

TR Fastenings significantly invests in sheet metal portfolio.

Growing product range and enhanced online resources will benefit customer journey

As part of its ongoing commitment to further enhance customer experience, TR Fastenings (TR) has invested heavily in its range of fasteners for sheet metal. The company – a global specialist in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of high quality industrial fasteners – has extended its range of products, updated its sales brochures and increased the number of useful resources on its website, in a move designed to provide clients with more information and greater clarity.

MiniTec manufacture technologies

MACH 2020 is almost upon us and MiniTec UK is raring to get there. Visit them on stand 7-626 to see their flexible aluminium profile system at its best. MiniTec is exhibiting in four major areas which illustrate how adaptable the MiniTec system is and how it can benefit an enormous range of manufacturing processes and lines.

The Adel System

The Adel System range of Flex Power Supply are based on Semi-resonant Switching Technology: high performance efficiency of up to 93% and with highly dynamic output power.

NSK solves conveyor failure issues at drinks plant

By changing to NSK Molded-Oil mounted-unit inserts, an international drinks producer has overcome repeated problems of premature insert failures on the drive system of four vital sorting conveyors. The move has improved service life notably, leading to an annual saving of more than €5000.

Making the merry go round faster

Metrel has automated electrical testing, making their equipment far more productive than ordinary testers” said Brendan Beaver, Manager of Metrel UK, the provider of innovative testing solutions. “A good example is the testing of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), or vehicle chargers.

Stainless Steel Food Grade Conveyors & Elevators

Manufactured by Guttridge Ltd, the latest range of technically advanced bulk material handling machinery is designed to suit the bulk solids handling needs of the Food, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries.

Seiki AIR – Next generation manufacturing software product launch at MACH

Seiki Systems will be showcasing the next generation browser-based version of its established manufacturing operations management software, Seiki AIR, for the first time at MACH 2020. In addition to the currently available Seiki AIR WIP Booking and Monitoring modules, Seiki AIR Jobpack DNC will be officially launched at MACH, completing the full suite of manufacturing execution software modules.

Vacuum and Closure Detection – Food & Beverage Applications

ADR-50D Inspection Systems using positive contact technology provide more precise detection vacuum and miniscule mechanical canning faults at variable line speeds up to 2000cpm to maintain optimum consumer satisfaction and product loyalty supplied at a competitive cost.

RAJANT DELIVERS CCTV NETWORK SOLUTION FOR RECENT HIGH-PROFILE PUBLIC SAFETY EVENTS

Malvern, PA, 14 February 2019.  Rajant Corporation, the exclusive manufacturer of Kinetic Mesh® networks, has provided a detailed technology briefing on the success of recent high-profile public safety projects for the United Kingdom monarchy. Rajant’s role in the royal weddings was shared with technical teams from the Police community in December 2018.

Reliable temperature measurement in metallurgy from 250 °C – New ratio pyrometer optris CTratio 1M and 2M

In metallurgy, a high emission of dust, vapors and similar problematic elements which negatively affect contactless temperature measurement often cannot be avoided. In order to ensure a reliable temperature measurement of melts or metallic surfaces even under these adverse conditions, Optris has developed a new ratio pyrometer. Compared to single-channel pyrometers, quotient pyrometers provide constant measurement results even with a dirty lens or for objects that move within the measurement area (e.g. metal rods or wires).

Training for the Tank Storage Industry

Access Tank Storage engineering safety and efficiency knowhow through EEMUA’s range of courses, each focused on the practical tasks of Tank Storage specialists

Automating the Ergonomic Process

A Soter Analytics report for ergonomists and health and safety managers outlines how its automated holistic solution using wearable technology can reduce MSD injury risk.

Rittal Unveils New AX and KX Enclosure Ranges

Millions of customers worldwide currently rely on Rittal’s market-leading AE compact and small enclosures.

Rittal, however, has raised the bar still further by launching its new AX and KX compact enclosure range, details of which will be on show at Drives & Controls 2020.

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Teknomek extends range of ready to use cupboards- Sets the standard for hygienic design

Hygienic furniture specialist Teknomek has extended its cupboard range, all developed with risk management in mind. The fully welded, ready to use units deliver GMP standard by eliminating trap points from every angle and support.