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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)

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Product stories from July 2020 Issue of Industrial Technology
Addressing the challenges in the food industry
Food and beverage manufacturers of all sizes are facing huge operational challenges right now. Sudden increases in consumer (Read more)

Back to basics on extension springs
Extension springs – otherwise known as tension springs – are indispensable to many operations in vehicle applications (Read more)

Bearings for conveyor belt rollers in adverse operating conditions
Roller bearings are some of the most important components of support and tensioning rollers in conveyor belts. To enable conveyor (Read more)

What will the digital twin look like in the automation of the future and what role will drive technologies play in this? Dominik (Read more)

Helping to characterise analytical sensors
When ExpoPharma designed a new Process Analytical Technology (PAT) powder-stream conditioning chute – a full-scale (Read more)

Improving reliability in harsh applications
Barney Eley, Senior Application Engineer at The Barden Corporation, and Stefan Vogel, Sales and Applications Manager AT HQW (Read more)

Less planning effort for material flow solutions
With the inclusion of the new stacker crane and transfer cars in its planning software, Interroll has once again expanded the (Read more)

Protection in the harshest of environments
Glassfibre-reinforced polyester shelters are providing advanced protection for offshore process analysers. their lightness and (Read more)

Safe starting points for Industry 4.0
“If I were you, I wouldn’t start from here” is the punchline of a well-known joke about a hapless man asking for (Read more)

Safety modules extend Mitsubishi Electric’s compact PLC
Mitsubishi Electric has enhanced the capability of its MELSEC iQ-F series PLCs with two new modules forming the basis of a (Read more)

Selecting enclosures for outdoor installations
The choice of enclosure should never be an afterthought, left to the end of the project or under-budgeted, especially in outdoor (Read more)

Small but mighty
Do space limitations prevent the small from delivering mighty power? Dave Walsha, commercial development office at ems, shares his (Read more)

Three-axis handling with tray recirculation system
MK has designed a fully automated system for a customer who required a palletiser with a connected tray recirculation system. This (Read more)

Vertical mounting helps save space
B&R’s intelligent track system SuperTrak is now available in a vertical-mount variant. This helps to optimise the output (Read more)

How can manufacturers future proof against the pandemic?
The manufacturing industry, like all sectors, was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, from supply chains to the factory floor. Tim (Read more)

Increased safety for control pendants and assembly areas
To use tools and control pendants flexibly in production, they require appropriately long cables and hoses. However, these are (Read more)

Investing in skills and technologies proves key
As UK businesses look at how they can survive the current crisis, there are lessons to be learned from some of Britain’s (Read more)

Layoffs and social distancing measures may drive automation
Whether driven by the reduction of in-shop personnel due to layoffs or to maintain social distancing guidelines into the future, (Read more)

Shaping the future
The Factory of the Future will herald important changes in the way we work. Manufacturers large and small are likely to need more (Read more)

Smarter factories need smarter equipment
Machine and Equipment Builders seek new ways to offer more value to customers whilst creating new revenue streams for themselves. (Read more)

Supply chain: the pressure’s on
Keith Kentish, group commercial director at TFC shares guidance for manufacturers on supply chain management, while the industry (Read more)

Icotek KEL-DP offers time and cost saving alternative to traditional cable glands
Foremost Electronics announces new additions to Icotek’s market leading range of cable entry plates, the KEL-DP 25 version A (Read more)

IFM launches compact yet versatile signal lamps
Capable of displaying up to seven different colours which are easily visible even in bright lighting conditions and featuring (Read more)

In certain situations a standard LVDT (Linear Variable Differential Transformer) displacement transducers may not meet the (Read more)

SKF extends JIS compliant ball bearing units with new series for contaminated environments
The new UC 300 ball bearing units from SKF feature superior sealing and stronger locking and are interchangeable with all JIS (Read more)

Robots get greater range with plug-and-play linear actuators
Industrial robots have long been established as the technology of choice when it comes to efficient automation solutions for a (Read more)

New EM1 expandable safety relay just got smaller
Four years ago, Mechan Controls successfully launched its innovative, modular EM1 safety relay. The goal was to develop an (Read more)
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