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Efficiently manage your data

Actify Centro is a fresh and completely new approach to traditional PDM & PLM offerings.  Connect the enterprise and make information viewable and available in one location.  Overcome the information discovery challenge and gain quick access to crucial information.

Sandvik sponsors and brings ‘next generation’ materials to Stainless Steel World

Stainless Steel World (SSW) Conference & Exhibition 2017

MECC, Maastricht, The Netherlands, November 28-30

Sandvik stand No. 36, North Hall (N. 165)

Sandvik is among the sponsors of the upcoming Stainless Steel World (SSW) Conference & Exhibition 2017 in Maastricht, The Netherlands (November 28-30), one of the world’s most important events relating to the manufacture and use of corrosion resistant stainless steels and other corrosion resistant alloys.

Sudden rush on Witches Hat Filters, is it the season? Custom Manufactured Witches Hat Filters

Commonly used across many different industries, Croft’s Witches Hat Filters are able to deal with the most frightening of filtration problems!  Filtering down to as little as 1 micron, Croft’s Witches Hat Filters can be manufactured from either a custom-punched perforated plate lined with a mesh, or a series of wire mesh layers, each design lending itself to different application requirements.

Engineering the Internet of Things

Power up the NanoULTRA Universal Remote Telemetry unit, connecting by RS232 or RS485 for Modbus, I2C, SPI  and using the analogue and digital I/O’s, the on board SD card, GPS [option], and if necessary the separate battery pack and IP68 enclosure. The NanoULTRA connects securely and seamlessly via GSM with the Smarthub and offers real time monitoring against high and low thresholds on every parameter.

Go for Zero: The Guidebook for managing safety risks

Every workplace accident generates cost, and potentially includes a severe human toll that impacts morale and productivity. Managing safety risks to prevent workplace accidents from happening is both a humane and an economically sound strategy to protect or even improve company profitability.

THE ULTRASONIC THICKNESS GAUGE THAT MEASURES UP

Designed for the Engineer who needs to take quick, accurate thickness measurements, the ‘Cygnus 4+’ is a highly reliable, extremely rugged and simple to use ultrasonic thickness gauge.

Supporting engineers for 80 years

At RS, we’ve been supporting the imagination of engineers for 80 years, bringing innovative products that inspire new solutions to tomorrow’s challenges. As a distributor, we have strived to be innovative, adapting to change, both in terms of the products we supply and the way in which these are presented and delivered.

Computer Aided Engineering meets rupture discs

REMBE is continually expanding its portfolio of products and services. The latest addition to its consulting and engineering services is currently REMBE CAE. Until recently any customers who needed strength certificates, tightness analyses or temperature profiles, had to get these separately from engineering firms. This is now no longer necessary.

Plug & play gas detection

West Herts College approached International Gas Detectors (IGD) with a need to track flammable gas leaks in their craft room – a relatively simple requirement on paper. As it turned out, the challenge was the costs and not the technical aspect. Just like many other educational and similar clients, West Herts had the budget for the installation or the equipment, but not both. Fortunately, IGD had an innovative solution for West Herts College.

Lamonde Automation

September 2017 marks a milestone for Lamonde Automation Ltd. Founder, Mike Donoghue started Lamonde in 1982 as Coutech Associates, a Texas Instruments PLC distributor and peripheral manufacturer. Throughout the 80’s Lamonde developed products to compliment the Texas Instruments PLC range until the acquisition of the TI PLC business by Siemens.

Commander ID 300, the new Leroy-Somer integrated drive

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.

CorDEX Launches Brand New TOUGHPIX DIGITHERM Camera Series

CorDEX Instruments have announced the release of the brand new TOUGHPIX DIGITHERM camera series, comprising of a world’s first – an intrinsically safe thermal and digital camera, and a non-intrinsically safe version. Offering ground-breaking affordability in exchange for an impressive array of features, the TOUGHPIX DIGITHERM series sets a new industry standard for delivering a compact and lightweight yet rugged thermal imaging device. The new cameras allow users to quickly detect issues, conduct accurate measurements and document findings for remedial action.

Biomass | The Importance of Correct Industrial Fan Selection

As the demand for an efficient form of renewable energy increases due to the ever decreasing volume of fossil fuels available, Biomass is now in the spotlight. Axair Fans Marketing Manager Jayne Dytiche explains the importance of industrial fan selection.

Micronics Application Note – General Waters: Manufacturer and supplier of water treatment plants depend on Micronics flowmeters

A leading manufacturer and supplier of water treatment plants has used several Micronics flowmeters over the last 10 years. Caerphilly-based General Waters Ltd, have been involved in the design, installation and operation of some of the largest water filtration plants in Europe and used a U1000 on a D11 water system on a semi-conductor site in South Wales in August last year when the client, Infineon found that their existing paddle wheel flowmeter had failed.

Support Sustainability & Industry4 with Pirana CMMS, the Complete Maintenance Software Solution,….. and it’s affordable!

CMMS reports and KPIs provide a measure, and a record of the continuous improvement programme. A KPI module will provide sophisticated measures such as Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) and PPM to Corrective Ratio; but the simple KPIs may be just as informative. Is the weekly total of work orders trending up or down? How about downtime on critical assets? Or the value of parts issued from stores?

New Infographic helps packaging engineers understand the advantages of bentonite clay based desiccants

Packaging engineers responsible for ensuring the quality and shelf life of packaged products from the damaging effects of moisture have several choices when it comes to desiccants.  Clariant’s new Infographic helps engineers understand the advantages of using a natural mineral such as bentonite clay based desiccants for their packaging applications.

New Product Launch – Contractor Kit 1

The LOBO System can be assembled quickly, easily and safely in around, above desks or restricted access areas, without the need for tools, by your own in-house maintenance crew. This means out sourced scaffolding labour costs can be reduced without comprising safety. Areas, previously considered difficult to get to, can now be accessed with ease for maintenance and cleaning purposes.

PHOTONEX, the key UK exhibition in 2017 for light technologies, has a new logo.

The new branding emphasises the opportunity visitors have to see demo’s, meet with technology experts, attend presentations and talks in an extensive supporting, and free, conference of over 120 speakers. The Enlighten Conference covers applications, technology advances, innovations and emerging technologies in light-based technologies in 15 different programmes.

TAMESIDE FIRM OPENS UP NEW SALES PARTNERSHIPS IN DUBAI AND THE US

Denton-based engineering and fastening business Francis Kirk Group has expanded its international distribution network with key deals in Dubai and the US.

The Dubai appointment of Integrated Auto Supplies will accelerate growth in the Middle East. The company already has a successful distribution partnership in Iran. In the US the company’s market leading self-locking nut Philidas – with multiple industrial uses – is now being stocked by the largest engineering component distributor in North America.

TECHNIFOR: Specialists in Laser Marking

With over 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing direct part marking systems, Technifor have developed one of the most comprehensive ranges on the market today.

Friction guides made easy with Accuride’s engineering excellence

Accuride® International, the leading global manufacturer of telescopic slides and sliding systems, has turned its engineering and design expertise to friction guides.  

Laptop – Server – Workstation – Small Form Factor PC – Industrial PC

The EUROCOM 780W AC/DC adapter/power supply brings an unprecedented level of mobile power to owners of high-performance laptops and overclockers who require more power than has been available before this innovative solution.

IBC MIXERS

Euromixers unique range of IBC mixers are designed for use on Industry standard IBC’s with a 150mm screw cap, the E-400 folding impeller fits through a 150mm opening to quickly re-mix the contents when settled out during transport or storage.

Magnetrol® Instruments With SIL Certification: Protecting Your Plant

In the process control industries, safety and reliability are paramount. Operators are searching for the peace of mind that comes from high-quality instruments. To minimize risks, the Safety Integrity Levels, or SIL, were developed as an integral part of a comprehensive safety system. SIL certification and SIL ratings guarantee a level of dependability and security that operators can trust.

ASCO Numatics 651 Series FRLs Feature Industry’s Highest Flow Rate for their size

Emerson has introduced the ASCO Numatics 651 Series filter, regulator, and lubricator (FRL) line of air preparation products. This new FRL line broadens the company’s high flow-rate 650 Series family to include products with G1/8 and G1/4 port sizes.

DEVELOP 3D – many disciplines all in one sector and metal from plastic

Written by Dr Justin Steele-Davies, Academic Lead, Engineering, University of Derby Online Learning

IT Infrastructure Solution Guide for Manufacturing Businesses

Who is this Guide Intended For?

This guide is designed for IT professionals who manage the IT infrastructure at a manufacturing business, and who are looking for an application and desktop delivery solution to improve infrastructure security, reduce costs, and provide employees with more flexibility and productivity tools.

CORROTHERM’S INTRODUCES NEW PRODUCT RANGE – VALVES

Corrotherm International, one of the world’s leading suppliers of nickel and nickel alloys, has added valves and valve servicing to its extensive line-up.

Advances in Technology Provide New Ventilation Solutions

Everyone is aware that simple ventilation can provide a perfectly satisfactory solution to cooling many industrial and commercial premises.   However recent advances in fan technology, controls and evaporative cooling have now taken this principle to a new level of performance.

Vision Turbine Meter Series

Cost-effective Badger Meter Vision series of turbine flow meters have been examined, tested and found to comply with the requirements of The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme, also known as WRAS.

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.

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™.

European launch of the new MoldMan 1050 Table-top Low Pressure Moulding Machine.

The new MoldMan™ 1050 from Engineering Solution Ltd (www.overmould.com ™), is a highly capable, table top, low pressure moulding machine, ideal for encapsulating electronics from prototyping to small or medium size runs. The machine will be on display for the first time in Europe at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics show, February 9th – 11th.

Printronix

Why Printronix

For more than 40 years, Printronix has been addressing global customer needs in the supply chain space by providing enterprise grade industrial printing solutions. Featuring robust energy-saving line matrix printers, our products streamline operations, reduce costs and help organizations sharpen their competitive edge.

“Rittal – The System” on show at Drives and Controls 2016

Rittal will be showcasing some of its leading enclosure  technologies at Drives and Controls 2016. Visitors to Rittal’s Stand D230 will be able to view its innovative modular enclosures, power distribution, and climate control systems, commonly specified as the No.1 choice for protecting critical equipment. 

A New Generation of Time-Synchronized Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring

Developed for monitoring the new generation of European space launcher Ariane 6, Spacewireless (www.space-wireless.com) WSN (Wireless Sensor Networks) is a revolutionary wireless technology dedicated for Structural health monitoring and Flight Test Measurement applications.