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PPC‘s solutions for problem floors

The successful application and durability of a newly installed floor is dependent on a sound background surface. The key is in the preparation and The Preparation Group’s division PPC, based in Lincoln UK, is the market leader in providing solutions for preparing or removing floor surfaces to project specifications.

Typical problems encountered include uneven joints, high spots, contaminants, worn coatings, sticky residues, old tiles and friable substrates. PPC specialises in assessing projects and identifying options to remove or prepare the relevant surface, before carrying out works to deliver a clean ‘profiled’ area suitable for the application of a new flooring material. The company often works in partnership with material manufacturers and flooring contractors or uses floor finishing techniques such as concrete polishing.

Rugged panel mounting indicators may be safely installed in Ex e enclosures

Thanks to a new range of BEKA rugged panel mounting indicators, it is now possible to safely install 4/20mA loop powered indicators in Ex e increased safety, Ex p pressurised and Ex n panel enclosures located in Zones 1 or 2 without invalidating the panel enclosure’s certification. Housed in a 316 stainless steel cast case with an impact resistant front, these IECEx and ATEX certified indicators significantly reduce installation complexity, documentation and cost. The instrument certificates include details of where the indicator may be safely installed and confirm that the front of the instrument enclosures complies with Ex n, Ex e and Ex p ingress and impact requirements.

Save time and money with Lindapter’s lifting solutions

Lifting Points are typically used in industrial facilities to support the lifting or rigging of heavy equipment. Lindapter have announced the arrival of the new Type ALP, which unlike Lindapter’s previous Lifting Points that were custom made for individual applications, the Type ALP is available as a standard stocked item.

FIBOX IS PROUD TO BE EXHIBITING AT ME NORTH EAST 2015

Fibox is proud to be exhibiting at the Manufacturing and Engineering North East Exhibition from Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th JULY 2015

Fibox, the leading manufacturer of enclosures and related accessories for use in harsh and demanding environments, will be showing their ARCA range of wall/pole mounted hinged door cabinets. Manufactured from high grade, glass reinforced, injection moulded polycarbonate; the ARCA range is a viable and cost-effective alternative to sheet steel and GRP cabinets. “The features of steel, the benefits of polycarbonate”

Interroll Synchronous Drum Motor expands into servo drive applications

The new Interroll Synchronous Drum Motor was developed specifically for the food processing and packaging sectors andis the most powerful and eco-friendly energy efficient hygienic conveyor belt drive ever developed by Interroll – providing a one drive system to suit all needs and speeds (0.01 m/s up to 4.5 m/s). Its capabilities now expand into applications previously reserved for servo-drive technology.

This offers engineers, OEMs, machinery manufacturers and end-users an eco-friendly drive solution for belt conveyors in the areas of food processing, packaging, checkweighing, automotive, logistic and many more industrial applications.

Technology and engineering information specialist Minesoft has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2015 for an impressive, sustained growth in International Trade.

Minesoft, headquartered in Richmond-upon-Thames, London, achieved an overall increase of 87% in trade over the last few years. Having first won the prize in 2009, Minesoft has continued to grow its international trade ever since. Director Ann Chapman said how delighted they feel to have been awarded the UK’s most prestigious business award for the second time in the company’s history.“Thanks to the constant innovation and responsiveness of our talented, committed staff as well as the loyalty of our existing customers, we have continued to grow in just about all international markets – despite a tough economic climate – while developing ambitious future services for managing, searching and analysing patent data”.

New 2015 Kraus & Naimer Enclosed Product Catalogue

Featuring all of their most popular ranges of switches mounted in a wide choice of enclosure, the two latest additions being the NEW sloping roof stainless steel enclosed switch disconnector, and the NEW 1000 volt rated KGD40 switch disconnector from their PV range.

Beamex introduces a new panel-mounted calibrator and communicator – MC6 Workstation

Pietarsaari, Finland (April 1st, 2015) –

Beamex introduces MC6 Workstation, a new and advanced panel-mounted calibrator and communicator.

Beamex MCS200 calibration bench v1b

In today’s process industry, equipment is often calibrated out in the field. However, there are many advantages to performing maintenance and calibration tasks in the workshop, which often make this the preferred solution. For example, a workshop is a controlled environment, enabling better accuracy for calibration work. In addition, all equipment is always available and ready to use.

Threading tool and gauge specialists

Standard, Special and Custom made Taps, Dies, Thread Gauges, Die heads, Thread Rolling heads, Thread chasers, Thread rolls…….

Wiseman Threading Tools Ltd

We have been supplying threading tools and gauging since 1987. Together with supplying plain plug and ring gauges this is all we do, so we consider ourselves to be specialists in this field.

We supply worldwide.

We hold extensive ready stocks that include all of the standard stuff that others offer, but also includes taps, dies, die nuts, die head chasers, thread rolls and gauging for threads not normally available ‘off the shelf ‘.

High Speed Laser Marker Launch: Designed with Engineers and Manufacturers in Mind

Arriving in the UK for the first time on 27th April at our South East Showroom, Trotec is proud to present its largest high speed laser marker, the SpeedMarker 1300.

Breathe safely with Face Fit Testing from THSP

THSP, one of the UK’s leading risk management service providers, helps ensure your employees are breathing safely with their on site qualitative Face Fit Testing.

Unfortunately much of the Respiratory Protection Equipment (RPE) in use today does not offer the user the level of protection that is implied by the manufacturer. This is not due in any way to faults with the equipment, but is simply because people come in all different shapes and sizes and a ‘one size fits all’ approach cannot be taken.

HBM Launches The Next Generation Of Load Cell For Dynamic Weighing

HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is pleased to announce the new FIT7A Digital Load Cell, specifically designed to meet the needs of demanding requirements of weighing in modern manufacturing lines.

Suitable for use in a very wide range of production environments which require dynamic weighing, sorting, filling and dosing, the robust FIT7A load cell offers manufacturers high precision and processing speed.

Based on the very latest HBM strain gauge technology, the innovative new sensor features class C4 accuracy per OIML R60 and a maximum scale division Y of up to 25,000 and addresses the problem of bottlenecks, which can often slow down production rates.

HBMshop Online

It is easy for new customers to register. Simply click here for HBMshop and then either click on the “Log On” hyperlink on the left hand side of the web page or select “Log On” from the drop-down menu under “Your MyHBM Account” on the right-hand side of the web page.

Cirrus Research going for double header at Health & Safety events

Noise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research are attending two key industry events in one day after confirming their attendance at the CIEH national conference on October 7-8th, as well as the Health & Safety North expo on October 8-9th.

New IR Pyrometer for the glass and steel industry

MMS Electronics Ltd is distributing a new product range from Accurate Sensor Technologies. AST is one of the world’s leading companies in non-contact temperature measurements using infra-red sensors.

Belzona Repairs and Protects Water Pumps at Historic Reservoir

Every day, the Queen Mary Reservoir holds 910,000,000 litres of water. The water is drawn in from an intake channel fed from the Thames, before it is turned into enough fresh water to supply one of the busiest cities of the world. After nearly a century of activity, and following several refurbishments to machinery and equipment throughout the years, the centrifugal pumping system was ready for another major upgrade.

Sapa in new offshore application

A lot of aluminium extrusions from Sapa are used offshore. System 2000 Group in England has just developed an extrusion-based application that protects employees during drilling operations and enables 100 percent drilling productivity.

INNATANK™ – A REVOLUTION FOR THE SAFE STORAGE OF HAZARDOUS LIQUIDS

The safe storage of hazardous liquids is a perennial challenge facing the water treatment and chemical processing industries – but things could be about to change thanks to a ground-breaking innovation by leading British tank producer Forbes Technologies Ltd.

Aquilant Scientific – Processing algae and other biomass to form biopolymer by-products

For many years the conversion of biomass into biofuel and ethanol was a time-consuming and multi-step procedure that was both economically inefficient and wasteful.  Additionally conventional methods are inhibited by water.  However this investigation using Teledyne Isco syringe pumps shows that there is a fast, single step and efficient method for the conversion of biomass into biofuel and sugars to produce ethanol that can be performed in the presence of water.

Quality Matters………….

LOGO FOR WEBSITEIndustrial engineering composites manufacturer Attwater has been undertaking customer satisfaction surveys since 1999 and year after year the results have shown that one of the company’s stand-out features is the quality of its products. These results are backed up by its numerous customer approvals and quality management system accreditation. Attwater’s historical approach to its quality management system started in the 1960s, with the company subsequently adopting MOD AQAP4, BS5750, ISO9002:1994, ISO9001:2008 in turn along with its current accreditation AS9100 Revision C aerospace system standard.

Quality director Dave Swarbrick explained: “We take quality very seriously at Attwater. We are audited regularly which enables us to give our customers confidence in our products and us.”

Garlock (GB) Ltd

Garlock Great Britain forms part of the Garlock family of companies acknowledged as the global leader in high-performance fluid sealing products for the world’s processing industries.

Cirrus Environmental launch new portable noise monitor – The Invictus

Cirrus Environmental is leading the way in outdoor noise monitoring for 2014 with the launch of its new INVICTUS portable noise monitor.

After more than 2 years in development the Invictus has been designed specifically for environmental noise applications with all new functions, making it the most comprehensive noise monitoring device on the market today.

Developed by Cirrus Environmental’s own in-house R&D team, the Invictus allows simultaneous measurements of all parameters and can be controlled remotely via 3G, GPRS, Wi-Fi Ethernet or Radio Modems.

Ex-Protected Materials Handling from Sichelschmidt

When it comes to materials handling in potentially explosive environments, safety is paramount, and German manufacturer Sichelschmidt, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014, has been the market leader in the particularly demanding field of Ex-protection technology for decades.