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Innovative and modular dry claw vacuum pump range

Atlas Copco has launched its new DZS 2.2 to 6.2 kW dry claw vacuum pump range, which incorporates an innovative modular, easy-clean design to establish a new benchmark in dry claw vacuum pump simplicity, robustness, efficiency and contaminant handling capability.

Ideally suited for process applications, including pneumatic conveying, ...
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Bio energy changes distilling

Diageo’s on-site biogas plant at Glendullan fully operational for 12 ...
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High-speed Ethernet for rail

To meet the growing need for more capacity in train communications ...
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Torque limiting couplings

R+W torque limiting couplings from Drive Lines feature a pre-loaded ball ...
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Hinkley Point C contract

Harris Pye UK has been awarded a contract by GE Steam Power Systems for ...
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Adjustable clamping lever

The 6-141 adjustable clamping lever from FDB Panel Fittings offers quick, ...
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Monitoring harbour equipment

The increasing globalisation of the world economy is pressurising ports, ...
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Safety first for wireless networks

New regulatory requirements come into force this year that will affect the burgeoning industrial wireless industry as Mark Venables explains.

The prospect of adding wireless devices to automation architecture is compelling due to the potential business benefits and incremental operational improvements. Another trend that has major implications ...
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Fixing the future

Thermography and vibration monitoring can be invaluable in detecting problems with machinery. But how can plant engineers get the most value? Hywel Roberts investigates
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Bureau Veritas create PATH

Here CEO Ken Smith talks about the new PATH initiative and the importance of training and development
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Getting to the root

There are many tools that can be utilised to improve performance of plant, one such methodology is Root Cause Analysis. But as Mark Venables discovers it is not as widely used as many believe.
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