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Picking vacuum technology for chemical and pharma processing

Added: 19 Jun 2018

 Selecting the right vacuum technology for chemical and pharmaceutical processing applications is o…

Health and safety training needs to support innovation

Added: 18 Jun 2018

To develop a proactive health and safety culture that encourages innovation and better performance,…

Predictive maintenance guarantees safe water

Added: 15 Jun 2018

When drinking water supply could have been compromised by the threat of bearing defects and the sol…

A guide to picking the right blower for wastewater aeration

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Aeration is a key process within wastewater treatment plants, forming the secondary treatment stage…

Machine guards and gating may not be high profile but they are vital in process safety

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Machine guards, risk assessments and gating equipment offer essential protection – but these crucia…

Low on energy: advances in compressor technology continue apace

Added: 5 Jun 2018

Michelle Knott takes a look at how advances in compressor technology continue to drastically improv…

Water: balancing quantity and quality

Added: 5 Jun 2018

As preparations ramp up for the new AMP7, atg UV’s Paul Hennessey explains to Brian Attwood how UV …

Kent Introl’s OEM valve diagnostics service benefits major European oil refinery

Added: 31 May 2018

A leading European oil refinery had suffered long term operational issues with a poorly performing …

Servitisation is the key to industry's future

Added: 30 May 2018

Far from being just another trendy phrase, servitisation describes most accurately how industry is …

Valves need to guarantee workplace safety without leaking money

Added: 30 May 2018

Pressure Relief Valves perform an essential role in ensuring safety in the workplace but leakage is…

Ensuring the pumps industry is fit for purpose in the 4.0 era

Added: 30 May 2018

Permanent magnet motors and smart pumps are making an impact in all sectors. Environmental, politic…

Sine pumps optimise high viscosity resin delivery

Added: 24 May 2018

One of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers, Enercon, relies on its pumps to deliver prot…

Show Preview: ACHEMA returns with nearly 4,000 exhibitors

Added: 22 May 2018

It’s back after three years and the ACHEMA 2018 show at the Messe Frankfurt exhibition halls from 1…

Industry 4.0 and motion control

Added: 22 May 2018

We know Industry 4.0 is changing the way we do things but how precisely will these changes affect m…

Temporary builds can help minimise Brexit trading risks

Added: 21 May 2018

As Werner Heisenberg observed back in 1927 with his Uncertainty Principle, it can be hard to totall…

How Landia enabled a first for Ireland's biogas pioneers

Added: 18 May 2018

Landia chief the late Hugh Vaughan left a lasting legacy when he helped a father and son team creat…

When you purchase equipment, think of hidden costs as well as price

Added: 17 May 2018

As Victorian art critic John Ruskin astutely observed, “it’s unwise to pay too much but it’s worse …

Thickness profile measurement system provides Liberty from manual approach

Added: 16 May 2018

Liberty Speciality Steel produces high value, precision-engineered alloy and stainless steel produc…

Turck Banner new lines get "down and dirty" on the factory floor

Added: 16 May 2018

Dirty, dangerous, distant and dull – the 4Ds of industrial life continue to drive innovation in ind…

The emerging impact of batch analytics

Added: 15 May 2018

Many big chemical companies are investing in a strong specialty chemicals portfolio, notes Artur Be…