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LG Motion develops customised positioning system for Diamond Light Source
Basingstoke based LG Motion has designed and manufactured a customised beamline detector positioning system for Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. The system illuminates miniscule crystal samples with an X-ray beam and the detectors are positioned to a (more...)
Published: - 2nd December 2016
Industrial Technology November issue incorporates Vision in Action
November's digital issue of Industrial Technology incorporates the autumn edition of UKIVA's Vision in Action magazine, providing an extra 32 pages of vision industry news and application stories. Find out about smart cameras and vision sensors for robots, get help in choosing an embedded vision (more...)
Published: - 1st December 2016
Igus introduces new polymer material optimised for railway applications
Igus has introduced a new variant of its iglidur tribopolymer material, RW370, that complies with EU fire protection standard EN 45545 for railway vehicles. Resistant to harsh media and extremely durable, the new material is well-suited to a wide range of bearing applications within rail (more...)
Published: - 29th November 2016
Bespoke cabling systems company grows with Spelsberg enclosures
An ISO assured manufacturer of quality wiring harnesses and cable assemblies attributes at least part of its on-going success to its relationship with electrical enclosure company Spelsberg UK. Birford Cable & Harness Ltd of Wolverhampton works closely with customers in a number of industries (more...)
Published: - 28th November 2016
Renishaw additive manufacturing expertise revives Hawker Typhoon
Renishaw worked with the Jet Age Museum to additively manufacture (3D print) four sets of unusual cockpit brackets for a Hawker Typhoon aircraft, built almost exclusively in the UK city during the 1940s. Using original drawings from 1938, Renishaw’s engineers modelled each bracket from (more...)
Published: - 24th November 2016
UKIVA announces new machine vision conference
The UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA) has developed a brand new event for the imaging industry in the UK. The first ever UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition (www.ukiva.org/mvc) will take place at ArenaMK in Milton Keynes on 27 April 2017. With 50 technical vision seminars and 30 (more...)
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Published: - 22nd November 2016
Pump reliability improved with variable-speed drive and motor upgrade
Scottish Water has cut the risk of pump set failure at its Mannofield water treatment works in Aberdeen with the installation of an ABB motor and low harmonic variable-speed drive (VSD). The 560kW matched AC motor and drive replace a soft start and 30-year-old motor on a pump set at the treatment (more...)
Published: - 18th November 2016
Harvesting robots could make green asparagus cheaper
Why is asparagus one of the most expensive vegetables in Europe? Because harvesters have to painstakingly pierce each stalk individually. A robot could change this, and engineers at the Bremen Centre for Mechatronics (BCM) are developing one. It works with harvesting tools, which run on precision (more...)
Published: - 16th November 2016
Igus humanoid open platform robot
The Igus humanoid open platform robot, developed in conjunction with the University of Bonn, is powered by motor-driven, slewing rings. The humanoid open platform robot was developed in conjunction with Bonn’s Autonomous Intelligent Systems group, which conducts research in the areas of (more...)
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Published: - 16th November 2016
MiniTec’s aluminium profile system used as innovative camera rig
When a leading digital photography company needed a structure on which to mount camera’s to shoot subject matter whereby multiples images are captured and scanned by multiple camera shots/angles, it turned to Minitec. It had proved to be very impractical and cumbersome to construct a jig out (more...)
Published: - 16th November 2016
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