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News
19/05/2017

Keeping the ball rolling

Chris Johnson, managing director of specialist bearing supplier SMB Bearings, explores how to keep the ball rolling when standard bearing lubrication lets you down.

Did you know that the slinky was invented by accident when naval engineer Richard Jones was trying to make a meter to monitor power on naval battleships? Jones dropped a tension ...
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19/05/2017

System frequency inverter

The MVW3000 medium voltage variable speed drive, which features extremely ...
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19/05/2017

Connected worker software

Honeywell Sotera-Express replaces legacy applications with a new, ...
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18/05/2017

Miniature encoders help robots

The demands of robotic surgery, one of the most exciting and rapidly ...
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18/05/2017

Classic luxury yacht refitted

When the prestigious luxury yacht Sanssouci Star was refurbished to retain ...
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17/05/2017

Custom enclosures for dairy

Ambic Equipment is using customised enclosures from Spelsberg UK to house ...
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16/05/2017

Implementing accreditation

Ametek Land reveals in its latest engineering brief how manufacturers can ...
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Features
13/02/2017

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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13/02/2017

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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31/01/2017

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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18/10/2016

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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