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News
02/09/2014

Split bearings slice stoppages for Belgian food processor

Roeselare, Belgium-based food processor D'Arta has solved problems with its spinach slicing machine by installing split plummer block bearings, from Revolvo.

A spokesperson for the company explains that the slicing machine had a driven shaft supported by one fixed and one floating bearing at either end, each in conventional plummer block ...
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01/09/2014

VSDs shave £15,000

Bedford Hospital is reporting savings of £15,000 a year on air handling ...
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01/09/2014

Total UK bitumen flows

Total UK has installed two Babcock Wanson high-efficiency thermal fluid ...
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29/08/2014

ECS completes penstock sluice

ECS Engineering Services has completed installing a new three-gate sluice ...
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28/08/2014

Robotics seminar

ABB Robotics is to run a seminar and workshop at its Milton Keynes offices ...
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28/08/2014

Super precision bearings

Super precision ball bearing manufacturer Barden Corp will be among ...
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27/08/2014

Energy chain fires traverser

An igus energy chain system has been designed into the Port of ...
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Features
26/08/2014

Leading statement

Maintenance safety is being sacrificed as site leaders stake all on satisfying production quotas, the WM Factory Health and Maintenance Conference heard. Max Gosney and Ian Vallely reveal the uncomfortable truth behind manufacturing's disturbing maintenance accident statistics.

A mirror might not be the most obvious training aid for your next ...
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14/08/2014

You have the power

The Energy Event – the exhibition and conference dedicated to energy procurement, management and efficiency – will welcome more than 6,000 visitors and 200 exhibitors when it returns to the NEC, Birmingham in its new halls 3 and 3A on ...
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14/08/2014

Lay waste to poor recycling

Manufacturers that have mastered the art of recycling reveal their secrets of success to Steed Webzell
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13/08/2014

How to avoid the safety catch

A forthcoming occupational health and safety management standard is set to help cut the awful toll of death and injury on Britain's factory floors, says Ian Vallely.
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