Industrial Technology

Clean seas, green keys - Unlocking environmental targets

Today

It might be a surprise to learn that maritime shipping contributes more total greenhouse gas emissions than the international airline sector. In fact, according to STAND.earth, it is estimated that international ocean shipping accounts for approximately three per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Here, Stephen Hayes, managing director of Beckhoff UK, explains how to decarbonise the shipping sector.

Clean seas, green keys - Unlocking environmental targets

Customised VESA-Mount Enclosures For HMI Electronics

Today

METCASE's advanced TECHNOMET-CONTROL VESA-mount enclosures for HMI can now be specified fully customised ready for installation of the electronics.

Customised VESA-Mount Enclosures For HMI Electronics

Emergency pull-wire switches to go round bends

Today

New from steute is the Multiflex 4R pulley option for emergency pull-wire switches, meeting the needs of a pull-wire emergency stop function on conveyors which run around corners.

Emergency pull-wire switches to go round bends

WEG improves and simplifies DC motor control with new armature converter

Today

WEG has extended its integrated WEGmotion Drives offering with a new AC/DC converter that improves connectivity, performance and safety. The TPD500 integrates seamlessly into Ethernet-based fieldbus systems, enabling remote control and Wi-Fi connectivity.

WEG improves and simplifies DC motor control with new armature converter

Precise drive systems provide essential neonatal care

1 day ago

Approximately 7.5 per cent of babies in the UK are born prematurely, according to the Office of National Statistics. Incubators provide a safe and secure environment for preterm babies as they recover and develop, but what should you consider when designing one? Here, Dave Walsha, sales manager at drive system supplier EMS explains.

Spelsberg UK further reduces lead times with assembly service investments

1 day ago

Spelsberg UK has made a significant investment in its in-house assembly service, further enhancing its capabilities to meet the growing demand for out-of-the-box enclosure solutions. This strategic expansion aims to increase productivity and significantly reduce lead times, ensuring faster and more efficient service for OEMs and electrical installers.

PPMA Show 2024

24th - 26th September 2024 PPMA Show 2024

Machine Building Live

8:30am - 3:00pm, Wednesday 2nd October 2024 Machine Building Live
Spring 2024

Industrial Technology Magazine - Spring 2024

Cover Story
2  Opportunities to drive your machine performance, from the innovators in valve terminals

Industry Update
8 Machine builders not yet reaping reaping benefits of digital transformation
10 Generating green power from ancient windmills
12 Who might be the potential purchasers for Innomatics?
14 Schneider Electric celebrates EcoCare launch at new Experience Centre
15 Millions of pounds written off by UK manufacturers

Design Engineering
19 Considerations for choosing an LED potting compound
20 Durability and customisation for fume cupboard controls
22 Operational security for enclosures
24 There’s more to making a spring than you might think
26 Designing with springs in non-standard materials
28 The right battery pack for a mobile industrial robot

Machine Building and Automation
31 Optimise helical gear design to minimise audible noise
32 Moving away from big data toward smart data
34 Machining of lead screws to meet individual needs
36 Machine safety indication can greatly increase productivity
38 New motor driven the roller is most powerful on the market
40 Custom linear motion solution drives hydro research project
42 Automation achieves perfect Easter egg flavour combos
44 From mass production to mass personalisation
46 The transition from electric drives to intelligent drives
48 Build your own AMR with IDEC Safety Wheel Drive

Food Manufacturing Live
A 20 page preview of Food Manufacturing Live, taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham on 1st May 2024

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