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News related to plant and operations engineering, brought to you by Plant Engineer. This section updates readers on mobile and static industrial plant, the technologies and problem solving. Coverage includes pumps, fans, motors, compressors, drives, HVAC, energy management, control and automation, instrumentation, sensors, hydraulics, pneumatics, and maintenance, repair and operations.

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18/01/2017

Compact rotation module for tight spaces

Compact rotation module (CRM guides energy, data and media safely, without interruption for rotational movements up to 360 degrees
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17/01/2017

UK manufacturers brace themselves for another bumpy ride

UK manufacturers expect 2017 to be another year of risks, but are gearing up to hit its challenges head-on, according to this year's annual Executive Survey from EEF, the manufacturers' organisation.
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17/01/2017

Gantry style robot boosts dispensing efficiency

Low cost versatile robots are becoming increasingly popular in the manufacturing environment and this Fisnar F5200N three-axis gantry model from Intertronics offers huge flexibility for dispensing operations in an especially compact and ...
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17/01/2017

Yokogawa wins control systems order for power and desalination station

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received an order from the Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA) to provide control systems for the Layyah Power and Desalination Station.
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16/01/2017

Bull’s eye spirit levels from Elesa

Elesa’s new BEL series of Bull’s eye circular spirit levels provide high quality centre bubble levelling in a variety of easy mounting formats
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16/01/2017

Aerospace coolant, formulated to be future-proof

TRIM MicroSol 590XT is an advanced semi-synthetic, micro-emulsion coolant that has been specifically developed to meet the needs of those serving the aerospace sector, both now and in the future.
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13/01/2017

White paper reveals how to detect bearing damage at the earliest stage

Hansford Sensors has published a new white paper that reveals how to use envelope signal processing to pinpoint bearing failure at an early stage.
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13/01/2017

Modular dispense head optimises liquids handling

Festo has launched a new modular dispense head - the VTOE - that simplifies and speeds up the processing of laboratory samples, while providing a high degree of accuracy.
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13/01/2017

Development cooperation for additive manufacturing of rolling bearings

Schaeffler and DMG MORI are continuing their successful cooperation, expanding it to include the development of additive manufacturing processes for rolling bearing components.
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13/01/2017

Fast cure, easy removal temporary mask for PCBs aids productivity

Dymax Speedmask 9-20479-B-Rev-A UV/light cure temporary masking agent from Intertronics is specifically designed to meet the needs of the electronics industry, where its fast cure and simple removal will improve productivity in printed ...
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13/01/2017

IoT solutions deliver real business value

Over the years there have been numerous cases where critical structures such as buildings, bridges, roads and wind turbines, which are expensive deployments, have collapsed and the cost has been astronomical, particularly in countries such ...
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12/01/2017

Failover safety concept avoids unnecessary machine interruptions

Annual cost savings of $300,000 achievable through improved uptime
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12/01/2017

TT Electronics’ sensors heading for Mars in 2020!

Robust Hall-effect sensors used in control system for Mars Rover robotic arm
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11/01/2017

NHE solves corrosion issues at Rimex colouring plant

NHE’s solution to the corrosion issues Rimex experienced was to supply a custom made, easy to install, cost effective non-bonded liner from Witt Lining Systems that offered enhanced protection compared with the current pit lining system.
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11/01/2017

Making the right choice with springs and fasteners

From concept to delivery it is important to consider all aspects of spring installation and usage including configuration.
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10/01/2017

Is industry ready for the circular economy?

Obsolete industrial parts supplier, EU Automation has published an industry guide for manufacturers interested in making their production method more sustainable by contributing to the circular economy.
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10/01/2017

Everything corrodes at the back of a vehicle

Plastic plain bearings from igus defy harsh conditions on ambulance tail lifts
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10/01/2017

Generator failure prompts inspection and repair of ferry fleet

Marine design standards ensure that even in the event of a catastrophic failure, back-up systems are in place to keep a vessel operational.
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09/01/2017

Engineers’ precision dowel pins

WDS Component Parts can supply a wide range of dowel pins from stock, with the option of next day delivery should that be required. Dowel pins are also known as engineers’ precision dowels and steel dowels.
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05/01/2017

Redesigning the gear

A closer look at Harmonic Drive’s new WavePlus technology
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05/01/2017

Electromagnetic clutch drives forward hybrid transmissions technology

As fossil fuels continue to diminish, engineers are working hard to perfect alternative power transmission.
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05/01/2017

VSD compressor boosts productivity for commercial vehicle repair specialist

When a leading Scottish truck and van repair specialist replaced its 11-year-old fixed-speed workshop compressor with a new Atlas Copco VSD+ unit the company not only halved its energy costs but also boosted its productivity.
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05/01/2017

US army places $142 million order for JCB machines

JCB has started 2017 by winning one of the biggest single orders in its 71-year history – a $142-million deal to supply the United States Army with a massive fleet of machines.
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04/01/2017

Smart travel for future cities

Integrating and connecting Nottingham’s new tram lines
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04/01/2017

Precision mixing and dispensing facilitates miniaturisation

Continuing trends to miniaturisation call for smaller, more precise and ever more repeatable metering, mixing and dispensing units for two-part materials.
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