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Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

Drives & Controls Exhibition

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

25/01/2021 - 27/01/2021

The show brings together key suppliers of state-of-the-art equipment representing the multi-tasking culture (more)

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Tsubaki Titan Chain offers significant improvements in wear life for ultra demanding applications
Tsubaki’s latest innovation, Tsubaki Titan Chain, is designed to offer previously unobtainable wear life in harsh applications, like in abrasive and dusty conditions, such as those found in timber mills, stone sawyers or brickworks. Created by the company’s global research and (more...)
Chain installed on ice cream palletisers is sweet success
An ice cream plant in Germany realised that an increase in production was causing chains on its pallet lifters to fail prematurely, resulting in operational delays. To maximise chain service life, it contacted Tsubaki to supply a more reliable option. Ice cream is a food that inspires universal (more...)
Spin riveting boosts conveyor chain performance
Alec Annand, manager of Renold Chain’s customer service centre, recommends that all engineers specifying custom designed conveyor chain, with attachments, should consider the benefits of spin riveting as an option, due to the extra side plate security it provides. Although most conveyor (more...)
Perfect timing
In the industrial world, timing belts are growing in popularity due to improved efficiency and reduced maintenance when compared with traditional friction belts. However, different applications have different demands, and it is crucial to consider power transmission requirements, and the environment (more...)
Lube-free chain for food production
Food grade lubricants are highly expensive and often wasteful, so here Derek Mack of Tsubaki UK discusses a possible alternative. Legislation surrounding the manufacture or processing of foodstuffs is rightfully strict. Manufacturers should have processes in place to prevent the incorporation of (more...)
Chain drives make steel looper tower accumulator ultra reliable
A steel mill in the Netherlands has improved the long term operational productivity of its annealing line by replacing lifting chains that failed frequently with ones that have proven to have a working life of 10-15 years or longer. As part of a steel mill’s role of coating sheet steel, a (more...)
When increased profit is a chain reaction
The performance of existing plant and machinery can sometimes be markedly improved by the simplest of modifications, such as retrofitting a better quality transmission chain. Greg Sharp of Tsubaki UK expands on the concept and looks at some real-world examples where productivity and profitability (more...)
Attachment chain offers improved conveyor solutions
Attachment chain is one of the unsung heroes of the industrial world, being critical to the movement of a diverse range of products along the production line. From the food and beverage sector to pharmaceuticals, and from packaging to automotive parts production, attachment chain is critical to (more...)
Chain reduces downtime for insulation manufacturer
Maximising productivity and reducing costs means ensuring that equipment is correctly specified for the task and properly maintained while in service. For one manufacturer of glass fibre insulation, a conveyor system that passed through an oven was suffering from premature chain wear which was (more...)
Inverted tooth chain from UK manufacturer
Building on the success of its inverted tooth conveyor chains, Pennine has now launched a new range of inverted tooth power transmission chains. Pennine’s new PP and PPV chains use components manufactured in the company’s assembly facility in Yorkshire and its own Press shop in the West (more...)
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