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PECM Issue 39 is now live!

When looking for a custom turn-key solution or perhaps streamlining an existing operation, there are many factors that achieve progress. The right products must be sourced, implemented and new reliable contacts need to be built. In this issue, we cover everything from chemical processing to automotive engineering and food processing to general industrial manufacturing.

PECM provides a vast portfolio of product inspiration, information and resources from leading engineers and manufacturers with each edition being designed to enhance the readers knowledge of the ever-changing industrial world around them.

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ElectroCraft, Inc. Expands the MobilePower™ Product Offering with the MPW Series

Stratham, New Hampshire – May, 30 2019 – ElectroCraft, Inc., the global fractional horsepower motor and motion solutions provider, has expanded their MobilePower™ traction system offer with the MPW52 and MPW86.  The MobilePower™ Wheel-Drive (MPW) features a high torque-density brushless DC motor with an integrated single-stage planetary gearbox and wheel drive assembly.

Electric Arc – Understand the Risks and Protect Yourself!

Snickers Workwear ProtekWork – Protective Wear vs Workwear.

As working clothes on site go, there’s a big difference between conventional electrician’s Workwear and specialist ProtekWork garments from Snickers Workwear, which includes Protective Wear for electricians.

Over the years, conventional workwear has evolved to make the working day on site more comfortable and efficient, with built-in functionality for tools and fixings, as well as protection against cold, rain and the effects of warm weather.

The NEW ProtecWork Protective Clothing From Snickers Workwear

Fully accredited, advanced Protective Wear for heat and flame, electrostatic and chemical risk environments from the UK’s leading workwear innovator.

ProtecWork is a new collection of protective working clothes and accessories from Snickers Workwear, which has developed out of over 40 years leading the workwear industry – and through close consultation with users and employers in the railway and energy sectors around Europe.

Android App for Ex e terminal box design

(PresseBox) Lauda-Königshofen, 24.10.2018 This Android app for designing
an Ex e terminal box is easy to use. If you want to design a terminal box
based on the Quintex box sizes, just input your different types, sizes and
quantities of needed terminals.

Exposed Junction Thermocouples

An exposed junction thermocouple is the simplest form of thermocouple. It consists of two pieces of thermocouple wire joined together with a welded bead. Since they can be made very small, an exposed junction thermocouple can provide a very fast response time.

Wastewater Equipment on Show

For 2019 the Pump Centre’s flagship conference and exhibition is being rebranded as the Water Equipment Show and as usual leading wastewater solutions and services specialist Jacopa will be playing a leading role at the event, presenting the company’s latest technology, ideas and innovations to tackle current and future wastewater treatment challenges. This year, among the many exciting products the company is presenting there are three key brands from their portfolio that will take centre stage on the Jacopa stand.

Need an inline filter for 2020?

Helapet’s Filter Devices division specialise in the manufacture of bespoke and off-the-shelf inline disc filters used for precise filtration and clarification of particulates in air/gas or liquids. Each filter is manufactured in-house using our ISO Class 7 rated cleanroom facility to ISO 13485:2016 accredited standard. Equipped with the latest machinery, with a highly skilled cleanroom workforce ensures quick yet accurate output.

The Pakawaste Group is the UK’s number one Waste Handling System provider, delivering leading engineering and manufacturing services for waste management and recycling in the UK and abroad.

Already a market leader, Pakawaste is constantly expanding and developing its product offering, rental, service, maintenance and manufacturing business to meet the changing and diverse demands of its clients.

TCD – Total Control & Distribution

We would like to take the opportunity to offer you a brief introduction to our company which we hope will give you an insight into the products and services that we are pleased to be able to offer. We are privileged to represent some of the leading manufacturers in the industrial market which you can see detailed below. We can offer a wide selection of products readily available from stock and access to all the major brands through our network of suppliers. We offer a daily delivery service throughout the north east and a reliable courier service to all other UK mainland areas.

PSRE Co. Expands Market Presence in Middle East and North Africa

Affordable, smart, stress and fluid flow simulation, PASS software is now available through 8 international distributors

PSRE Co., the leading developer of smart simulation and sizing tools for every piping and equipment engineer/designer, is pleased to announce the expansion of its market presence for the PASS Software Suite in the Middle East and North Africa . PSRE has signed a distribution agreement with Adams Consultancy & Infrastructure (Adams C&I).

We’ve been listening!

What we’ve heard from our customers is they want better product information, easily accessible, easy to understand and order from. They also told us they value our way of doing things, our agility and our cutting-edge  technology and they wanted the products and the company to look the part of the world class partner we are.

Kawasaki Robotics (UK) Ltd

Kawasaki Robotics (UK) Ltd is the UK robotics division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Japan.
Based in Warrington, Kawasaki Robotics (UK) Ltd occupies a 10,000 Sq. Ft. Building. Its location provides easy access to the main motorway network and is at the center of its customer base.
The facility centralises all the sales and customer support operations, with areas for customer demonstrations, training, robot test and integration and a large area for stock machines.

Pure Innovation in Telecommunication

With over 35 years’ experience, Churchill Controls is the UK’s leading design and manufacturer of lower power radio telemetry systems.

Werth TomoScope XS – CT Scanning Technology, in a New Compact Format

In recent years, developments in computed tomography have concentrated on the high-resolution measurement of large workpieces and materials that are difficult to penetrate. To this end, large and heavy coordinate measuring machines were used. X-ray tubes came in two varieties: Closed tubes often need to be replaced after just two or three years, while open X-ray sources require maintenance several times a year. This results in frequent downtime and high maintenance costs.

Martindale provides a flexible solution to safe maintenance

Martindale Electric’s new CABLOK series, provide maintenance teams with a simple and reliable solution for locking off multiple breakers, switches and valves, to prevent the re-energising of circuits and systems during maintenance, as part of a safe isolation procedure.

Pure Innovation in Telecommunication

With over 35 years’ experience, Churchill Controls is the UK’s leading design and manufacturer of lower power radio telemetry systems.

GEA MaxiFormer: the best technology for better products

The drum forming of chicken, pork and meat replacement products is not new; it’s been a standard technique in food processing for many years now. But perfecting it? … that really is different. The new GEA MaxiFormer has been designed by GEA to solve many of the problems traditionally associated with drum forming. By fully understanding the whole process, including the critical grinding, chilling and filling operations, GEA has made detailed but important changes to the technology, that have a big effect on the final product.

Fischer Connectors demonstrates its long-term vision for connectivity with breakthrough technological partnerships and cross-market customer applications at Electronica

Electronica, Munich, 13 November 2018 – Fischer Connectors, the global provider of ultra-reliable and high-performance connectivity solutions, continues to push the boundaries of innovation in rugged miniaturization, high-speed data transmission, sealing, wearability and the Internet of Things (IoT). At the biennial tradeshow Electronica (Munich, 13-16 Nov. 2018), the company showcases on booth no. 219 (hall B2) how it is reimagining connectivity with its customers thanks to breakthrough and forward-looking technological partnerships with Wearable Technologies Ltd. and SolarStratos, as well as cross-market customer applications in the medical, security, industrial, unmanned vehicles, marine and miniature computing fields.

The poisoned apple effect

~ Breaking the chains of Traditional Machine Vision ~

                                                            

In Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the jealous stepmother of the protagonist orders the title character to be killed. Snow White escapes and is later discovered hiding in the seven dwarfs’ cottage. To further her evil agenda, the stepmother disguises herself as a hag to deliver a poisoned apple, which causes Snow White to fall into a deathlike sleep that can only be broken by a kiss from a prince. Here Harel Boren, CEO of Inspekto, founder of Autonomous Machine Vision, explains how manufacturers and their QA managers can ensure their QA story has a happy ending, just like Snow White’s.

Pattonair transforms warehouse with high output LED lighting from Goodlight

Market leading LED lighting brand, Goodlight, today announced that Pattonair, a global aerospace and defence supply chain provider has reduced lighting energy costs by 40% by replacing the fluorescent tubes at its 3,400 m² European hub in Derby with long life, energy efficient G5 LED Battens from the Goodlight range.

The Unshakeable World of Huck® Fastening Systems

Compared to conventional nut and bolt installations, which can loosen in high-vibration environments, Huck lockbolts have proven to be impervious to the effect of vibration in a number of very demanding applications. These include rail, automotive, agricultural vehicles and machinery, commercial vehicles and chassis and wind power; the application opportunities are endless.

Oldham Engineering Ltd

Oldham Engineering Ltd remains a family run company and preferred supplier to the Nuclear, Defence, Rail, Steel, Oil & Gas, Subsea & Power Generation industries. Oldham Engineering is an expert in Turnkey Project Management and this unique business provides in-house complementary services of CAD/CAM proof machining, Coded Fabrication, Medium-Heavy CNC Machining, Robot Welding and Complex Assembly & Testing for batch and one off production.

Martindale Electric keeps your team safe with free training resources

Whether it’s implementing safe isolation for the first time or keeping up to date with the latest compliance issues around electrical safety, Martindale Electric has put together everything you need to get started. These valuable free training resources are based on over 90 years’ worth of experience in keeping maintenance teams safe when working on or near to electrical plants and equipment.

BULK BAG FILLER TRIPLES CAPACITY AT NETHERLANDS MINERAL SUPPLIER

 HATTEM, THE NETHERLANDS – One of the world’s major producers of hydrated alumina (AL[OH]3) is TOR Processing & Trade B.V., a branch of TOR Minerals International (www.torminerals.com). From its specialty mineral processing plant in Hattem, TP&T refines and ships hydrated alumina in bulk bags for applications such as flame retardants and fillers for laminates, solid surface, ceramics, plastics and composites.

Registration is now open for TCT Show 2018 taking place at the NEC, 25th–27th September

64 engaging presentations across three stages with an array of world-leading speakers, over 300 cutting-edge exhibitors and em>inspiring show features.

Chester, June 26th, 2018 — Registration is now open for TCT Show, a world-leading design-to-manufacturing event delivering business-critical insights on 3D printing, additive manufacturing, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection as well as conventional manufacturing processes such as moulding, casting and CNC machining.

Over 10,000 professionals from 60 countries and 20 key industries including automotive, aerospace, healthcare, consumer products and many more will attend TCT across three show days to be inspired, do business and find solutions for their design and manufacturing challenges “There’s so much going on at TCT, this year’s event will attract more people and showcase more technology than ever before. With more than 300 exhibitors on the largest show floor to date, more than 60 world-class speaker sessions and exciting interactive show features, visitors will gain key insights into the latest AM and 3D printing technologies, materials and processes that will help shape the future of design-to-manufacturing Innovation.

SEVEN REASONS WHY YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS TO AUTOMATE ITS MACHINE TENDING PROCESSES

When it comes to robots and automation in the workplace, the UK remains far behind many of its global competitor nations. Many businesses still regard automation as a “nice-to-have” that’s only meant for the biggest players in the market. FANUC UK’s Mark Schlanker is here to argue that automation is becoming a must-have for the future of all UK manufacturing, big or small, and that machine tending might just be the best place to start.

WEBSTER TECHNOLOGIES

As specialist engineering and design consultants, our family heritage began in the early 1960’s where we began designing, manufacturing and global distribution of mining equipment, being the first to use hydraulics for cutting. The Webster Roadheader quickly became a well- known and respected brand and product range, still used in quarrying and mining applications today.

Being the original inventors, we remain famous for The Rockwheel, now a proven and recognised cutting equipment attachment range, utilised in many industries and applications across the globe, since it was first introduced over 25 years ago.

RT STROBE pocketLED Laser – the Stroboscope with Integrated Laser Synchronization

 

RHEINTACHO has equipped a small portable pocket stroboscope with an auto-sync laser function. The new RT STROBE pocketLED Laser sets the standard concerning functionality and usability.

RT STROBE pocketLED Laser combines an LED-stroboscope and a laser tachometer in one device. The LED stroboscope is used for the visualization of movement. The laser tachometer enables contactless rotational speed measurement. The areas of application are numerous: everywhere where objects moving quickly have to be made visible, e.g. while checking turbines, in production and process control in the printing and textile industries, during inspection of running equipment in production or in research and development, especially when monitoring material safeguarding.

APD doubles throughput with the help of a BITO storage solution

A BITO Storage Systems installation has helped Autoparts & Diagnostics (APD) transform its central warehouse operation for the UK by giving extra capacity and a more efficient picking operation through greater density of storage.

In July 2017, leading supplier of top quality automotive parts, tools and diagnostic equipment, APD moved into a new central warehouse just across the road from its existing facility in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. BITO racking, shelving and carton live flow lanes with XL containers give the space capacity that APD needs inside the new facility to establish new and more efficient work processes. This will result in a throughput this year of 4 million items, doubling what was achieved in the old warehouse.

Streamline: Audi e-tron prototype with decisive aerodynamics

The better an electric car’s aerodynamics, the further it travels: With a drag coefficient of 0.28, the Audi e-tron prototype achieves a top result in the SUV segment. This figure is a decisive factor in the everyday range of more than 400 kilometers (248.5 mi) in the WLTP cycle. The virtual exterior mirrors constitute one highlight in the aerodynamics concept of the all-electric premium-class model.

Self-Cleaning Filters – Save both time and money!

Croft Filters Ltd are a leading UK manufacturer of over 31 years who specialises in manufacturing customised filtration solutions and supplying Self-Cleaning filters. The Company supplies a range of industry sectors that including: Chemical, Oil, Gas, Energy, Pharmaceutical, Power Generation, Food and Beverage and Waste Water Management.

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.

NEW ROCOL GREASE BOOSTS EQUIPMENT PERFORMANCE

Lubricants specialist ROCOL has launched a brand new anti-seize and assembly grease to help meat processors reduce machine disassembly time, avoid damage to costly components and extend equipment life.

Introducing Croft Filter’s Quick Release Filter – For a simple way to improve a filtration process.

Improving filtration standards can be a challenge for many companies, especially those with fixed operating systems with little room to insert new filter housings to help meet improved filtration standards. Inserting a housing may intrude on the operating system, requiring a new operating layout that comes at cost in downtime.

PHOENICS- Your Gateway to CFD Success CHAM Case Study Simulation of a new CSO Chamber Design for the Water Industry

Concentration Heat And Momentum Limited (CHAM) is a leading software development and consulting company specialising in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) techniques applied to industrial and environmental applications. Its primary product, PHOENICS, introduced in the early 1980’s, become the first commercially-available general-purpose CFD package available on the market. Its latest incarnation, PH-2018, is widely used by academia, researchers and commercial organisations for the mathematical modelling of all processes involving fluid flow, heat- and mass-transfer, chemical reaction and combustion.