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Viewpoint: think before you opt to replace large rolling bearings

Added: 14 Feb 2018

Don’t rush to replace large rolling bearings, says Schaeffler UK’s Dave Wall, it could be just as e…

Preparing for explosive situations saves resources

Added: 14 Feb 2018

A better understanding of safety legislation and improved plant design could help mitigate the risk…

New turbulator technology provides the answers for heat exchanger challenges

Added: 7 Feb 2018

Could the answer to a whole host of heat exchanger problems be found in the development of turbulat…

Increased digitisation is the only way for the food and drink industry

Added: 7 Feb 2018

Once seen as slow moving and traditional, the food and drink sector is in its most dynamic period f…

Expertise helps historic paper mill combine tradition and technology

Added: 31 Jan 2018

Pump reliability has been crucial to a historic West Country paper mill’s approach to using both tr…

Food & drink: pumps can lead the way in promoting productivity

Added: 31 Jan 2018

Labour shortages and competition pressures in the food sector will prompt a greater reliance on tec…

Stay in control of dosing with PC pumps

Added: 26 Jan 2018

Dosing pumps are an important piece of equipment for manufacturers and processors across a whole ra…

Hidrostal helps transform a 'worst performing asset' into an efficient pumping station

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Braintree Marks Farm Terminal Pumping Station in Essex, was a frequent bugbear for Anglian Water’s …

How Watson-Marlow boosted recycling plant uptime by 25%

Added: 24 Jan 2018

Montello SpA - a market leader in sorting, recovery and recycling of post-consumer plastic packagin…

Show Preview: Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2018

Added: 23 Jan 2018

There’s much to celebrate as one of the biggest engineering shows in the UK, Southern Manufacturing…

Don’t overlook materials measurement – the benefits are many

Added: 22 Jan 2018

Keeping track of liquid, solid and gas quantities in a busy manufacturing environment is not easy, …

Apex automated inventory

Apex technology provides a lift for JCB supply chain

Added: 22 Jan 2018

With operations running 24 hours a day, leading equipment manufacturer JCB frequently ran into sign…

3D is revolutionising manufacturing for metal components

Added: 18 Jan 2018

The way we manufacture is changing. Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) is a quickly growing ar…

How Big Data can boost small firms

Added: 16 Jan 2018

SMEs often think they’ll get left behind in the era of Industry 4.0 but, argues Access Group’s Andy…

Case study: integrating CAD and cloud for prefabricated contract overseas

Added: 15 Jan 2018

Integrating CAD and point cloud data enabled a construction firm to complete an overseas contract o…

Dangerous to ignore the competitive advantages of data acquisition

Added: 15 Jan 2018

Greg Pitcher talks to industry experts about the latest trends in data acquisition and discovers wh…

Condition monitoring of calender rolling bearings reduces downtime

Added: 11 Jan 2018

With more than 30 manufacturing locations in over 20 countries worldwide, the Renolit Group is one …

AODD pumps can solve pump leakage from aggressive liquids

Added: 10 Jan 2018

Leaky pumps create unscheduled downtime but aggressive acids and slurries can cause them to leak mu…

Preventative measures – the new safety certificate winning cross-sector approval

Added: 9 Jan 2018

Process industries are high risk, so a new qualification created by two leading safety organisation…

Pump saves village sewage station from being priced out of existence

Added: 4 Jan 2018

The environmental horrors created by blockages accumulating in the sewage systems of major cities a…