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News
13/12/2017

Creating bespoke pressure vessels

Pressure vessels are used around the world for a wide variety of applications including water treatment, food manufacture, scientific research and industrial manufacturing. Such diversity means that the designs for individual applications are often unique or built in very low volumes, so creating these vessels requires flexibility as well as considerable ... » Read More

12/12/2017

Educational programme success

Gloucestershire based engineering and scientific technologies company, ...
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12/12/2017

Moving large loads

The world record for the heaviest object pulled over 100 feet belongs to a ...
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12/12/2017

Three military trends

The nature of the threat posed by terrorism and criminal organisations is ...
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11/12/2017

First Terex Finlay machine

A family-owned recycling and plant hire company has bought its first ...
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11/12/2017

Electrical components

In 1897, the conflicts between the increased use of bicycles alongside ...
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08/12/2017

High performance actuator

INMOCO, the motion control specialist, has introduced new electric servo ...
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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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Six-axis robot
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