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News
07/06/2018

Power line monitoring on the move

In the Northern hemisphere, November through to March is a particularly testing time for any energy supplier.

Electrical load is at its highest and the likelihood of a breakdown is far greater so the quick and efficient detection of faulty power lines and connections is vital.For many utility companies thermal imaging has significantly boosted ...
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07/06/2018

Liner for igus drylin systems

igus has expanded its range of bearing liners for its drylin linear guide ...
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07/06/2018

Cleaning innovations

Henkel has developed no less than four new cleaning products designed to ...
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06/06/2018

Bonded fastener

Optimas Components has offered increased options for end users requiring ...
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06/06/2018

Hydraulic seal problems

SKF comes to the aid of a leading manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders for ...
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05/06/2018

Load bank testing

Simone Bruckner, managing director of power resistor and load bank ...
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05/06/2018

Power to your people

Mitsubishi launches a simple, effective and affordable powered pallet truck
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Features
10/01/2018

The difference between rupture disc and buckling pin relief valves

Buckling Pin Relief Valves (BPRVs) and rupture discs both have a similar primary function. They are used to protect against the over-pressurisation of a range of applications. Information from ASME VIII Division I suggests the two are interchangeable.

BPRVs and rupture discs are both favoured over relief valves, as they offer full-bore openings. ...
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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
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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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