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News
19/06/2018

Submersible geared motors solution for state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant.

Conducting an effective and up-to-date wastewater treatment service is challenging.

When a plant in the Netherlands needed to renovate its systems in one of its post-sedimentation tanks, it chose Bauer Gear Motor to provide a durable, submersible solution. Delfluent Services BV is a consortium of specialised companies working on wastewater ...
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19/06/2018

Redefining motion engineering

A ground-breaking family of compact integrated circuits (ICs) for velocity ...
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07/06/2018

Power line monitoring

In the Northern hemisphere, November through to March is a particularly ...
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07/06/2018

Liner for igus drylin systems

igus has expanded its range of bearing liners for its drylin linear guide ...
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07/06/2018

Cleaning innovations

Henkel has developed no less than four new cleaning products designed to ...
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06/06/2018

Bonded fastener

Optimas Components has offered increased options for end users requiring ...
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06/06/2018

Hydraulic seal problems

SKF comes to the aid of a leading manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders for ...
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Features
10/01/2018

The difference between rupture disc and buckling pin relief valves

Buckling Pin Relief Valves (BPRVs) and rupture discs both have a similar primary function. They are used to protect against the over-pressurisation of a range of applications. Information from ASME VIII Division I suggests the two are interchangeable.

BPRVs and rupture discs are both favoured over relief valves, as they offer full-bore openings. ...
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13/02/2017

Changing times

It’s time to think seriously about joining the Fourth Industrial Revolution before UK manufacturers get left behind by more progressive nations, warns Chris Beck
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13/02/2017

Keeping guard

When it comes to machine safety, failure to adhere to regulations can be an expensive business, but compliance need not be such an onerous task, as Mark Venables explains
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31/01/2017

Under pressure

Chris Beck learns how, when it comes to compressed air savings, even a small change can make a big difference
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