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News
09/02/2016

Intelligent components for feed spindles

Precision bearing manufacturer Schaeffler has introduced its fifth generation of linear recirculating roller bearing and guideway assemblies.

The RUE-E series now includes sensor units that provide both automatic relubrication and bearing condition monitoring. Where necessary, the sensors monitoring the condition of the lubricant send a message ...
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09/02/2016

Enhanced energy monitoring

Schneider Electric has launched its Acti 9 iEM3000 energy meter series, ...
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04/02/2016

Trichloroethylene

With less than three months to go until Trichloroethylene will be banned ...
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04/02/2016

Energy efficient forklift

Yale has announced a change to the specification of its 3-wheel ERP15-20VT ...
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03/02/2016

Compact variable speed drives

WEG has launched a new cost-effective, reliable and easy-to-use series of ...
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02/02/2016

Combating chloride attack

Independent testing carried out at the VINCI Construction Technology ...
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01/02/2016

Safe construction of tanks

Traditional methods of storage tank or silo construction, whether in ...
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Features
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.

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a method of problem solving used for identifying the root causes of faults or problem. “It is a powerful improvement tool and ...
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18/01/2016

Pressure on air performance

Ensuring that a compressed air system works proficiently and safety is vital for complying with regulations and ensuring efficient operation as Mark Venables explains
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18/01/2016

Trip advisor

Slips, trips and falls are still the biggest cause of injuries to manufacturing employees, accounting for 30% of non-fatal accidents. From improved flooring and footwear to driving cultural change on the shopfloor, Ian Vallely looks ...
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04/01/2016

LNG valves for the Arctic

IMI Critical Engineering has clinched several major contracts for one of the world’s largest LNG projects.
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