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Sensor technology keeps Hydraulic Projects on course

Innovative TorqSense wireless sensors from Sensor Technology are playing an important role in new product development for Hydraulic Projects (Hy-Pro), a UK developer of hydraulic drive units for marine steering and autopilot systems.

The sensors, which accurately measure shaft torque in rotary drive systems, are providing the essential data that ...
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CAN Group are hiring

CAN Group is a market leading life of asset integrity services provider ...
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Desiccant dryer offering

Atlas Copco has introduced two new dryer ranges, the CD 25+-260+ and the ...
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Wave of success for flowmeters

Flow measurement is an essential part of many manufacturing processes in ...
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Equipment repair course

The AEMT’s (Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades) training ...
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Bearing reconditioning

By reconditioning large rolling bearings rather than direct replacement, ...
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Improving production

Power resistor manufacturer, Cressall is undertaking a testing project to ...
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Changing times

It’s time to think seriously about joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution before UK manufacturers get left behind by more progressive nations, warns Chris Beck

Every January, the picturesque Swiss ski resort of Davos hosts the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The world’s great and good (and questionable) attend the five-day ...
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Keeping guard

When it comes to machine safety, failure to adhere to regulations can be an expensive business, but compliance need not be such an onerous task, as Mark Venables explains
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Under pressure

Chris Beck learns how, when it comes to compressed air savings, even a small change can make a big difference
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On the meter

In the ongoing drive for business to increase efficiency, understanding exactly what energy is being used where is at the heart of any solution, as Mark Venables discovers
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