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News
31/05/2016

Rollers identified as hot crime target for plant thieves

A review of stolen plant machinery recoveries made by equipment tracking specialist AMI Group has revealed that thieves appear to be specifically targeting rollers for theft.

AMI Group, which protects over £245 million worth of customers’ assets across the UK with AMI tracking devices, has analysed all of its plant theft recoveries nationwide so ...
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31/05/2016

WEEE and the pump industry

In August 2018 the WEEE2 Directive will come into force in the UK. Under ...
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26/05/2016

Food preservation technology

Our ability to preserve food has a long history - with more recent ...
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26/05/2016

Archimedes screw pump repair

When a piece of pumping equipment wears out, it is usually essential to ...
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25/05/2016

Submersible sensors

Submersible tank gauging level transmitters from instrumentation ...
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20/05/2016

Squeezing out hydraulics

The latest range of modular industrial actuators from SKF is set to bring ...
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20/05/2016

Helical inline gearboxes

Robust new single-stage helical inline gears for pumps, fans, and mixers
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Features
22/05/2016

Safety first for wireless networks

New regulatory requirements come into force this year that will affect the burgeoning industrial wireless industry as Mark Venables explains.

The prospect of adding wireless devices to automation architecture is compelling due to the potential business benefits and incremental operational improvements. Another trend that has major implications ...
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21/05/2016

Fixing the future

Thermography and vibration monitoring can be invaluable in detecting problems with machinery. But how can plant engineers get the most value? Hywel Roberts investigates
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16/05/2016

Bureau Veritas create PATH

Here CEO Ken Smith talks about the new PATH initiative and the importance of training and development
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18/01/2016

Getting to the root

There are many tools that can be utilised to improve performance of plant, one such methodology is Root Cause Analysis. But as Mark Venables discovers it is not as widely used as many believe.
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Success for tracking devices
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Explosion protected forklifts
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Check cyber security
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Bureau Veritas create PATH
Here CEO Ken Smith talks about the new PATH initiative and ...
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Fixing the future
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Safety for wireless networks
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