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Ultrasonic sensor solution assists smart meter development

Morgan Advanced Materials has brought to market a technical glass feedthrough solution offering enhanced-performance for residential, bulk commercial applications and industrial gas metering, allowing safer operation in order to ensure full legislative compliance.

The global smart meter rollout initiative has been fuelled by the demand for ...
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Firm avoids £50,000 upgrade

Variable-speed drive reduces machine load demand, avoiding costly upgrade ...
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Brewery slashes energy cost

Babcock Wanson’s TPC 400B Thermal Fluid Heater has been installed into ...
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High performance actuators

The DA Series of electromechanical linear actuators, available in the UK ...
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UK delivery drone plans

Delivery experts ParcelHero say Amazon’s new drone trials are being ...
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Steel giants Tata fined

Tata Steel has been fined £1.98 million after two workers at its Corby ...
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Specifying pumps

The food and beverage industry covers a huge range of processes and ...
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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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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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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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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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