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Testing times: Safety and Brexi-tricity

Added: 24 Apr 2019

While much of the process industry is concerned about Brexit, electrical safety experts are unruffl…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 24 Apr 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Not all the answers lie in the Cloud, they could be on the Edge

Added: 17 Apr 2019

As connected devices continue to churn out massive amounts of data for analysis, edge computing is …

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

You may be further down the Industry 4.0 road than you think

Added: 10 Apr 2019

Yes, it’s a challenge and a necessity to embrace 4.0 technologies for maintenance needs but the ben…

Fish friendly pump stations help save a threatened species

Added: 8 Apr 2019

The European Eel is a species in rapid decline and pumps are part of the problem. Unless, that is, …

Relubrication is the key to recycling ball bearings

Added: 3 Apr 2019

Chris Johnson of SMB Bearings explains the sudden surge in popularity of reusing and recycling ball…

High performance sealing systems for critical pumps

Added: 2 Apr 2019

There are various challenges faced by engineers across the world when it comes to high performance …

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 1 Apr 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

GE Maintenance

The six rules for successful reactive maintenance and emergency repair

Added: 1 Apr 2019

While much effort in the process industries is placed on predictive maintenance, reactive maintenan…

How a smart switch solved a brewer’s overflow dilemma

Added: 29 Mar 2019

A good head on your beer isn’t helpful when foam confuses your production overflow system. A change…

Korean boom industry turns to UK firm for pipeline guarantees

Added: 28 Mar 2019

Asia’s regasification sector is growing and this has increased interest in High Integrity Pressure …

Oil and gas seeks more emphasis on energy efficiency from its pumps

Added: 27 Mar 2019

The recent history of the oil and gas sector has been one of ups and downs. It has always expected …

How fluid control valves play their part in avoiding product line downtime

Added: 27 Mar 2019

Fast and efficient processes are essential for food product consistency, so limiting downtime count…

Workplace noise is a health issue but how do you locate the source?

Added: 25 Mar 2019

Workplace noise may be a well-documented occupational hazard that can have detrimental effects on w…

Revolutionary sludge treatment adopted by Thames after trial success

Added: 22 Mar 2019

SEEPEX recently trialled its revolutionary treatment for dewatered sludge handling and following te…

Why sensors will be in the vanguard of your 4.0 evolution

Added: 20 Mar 2019

Sensors are the right starting point for any facility looking to evolve for smart manufacturing and…

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 19 Mar 2019

You can’t ignore the impact of IIoT in the process sectors but you might miss one low key yet signi…

Crystal, not balls: A grounded 4.0 guide hits the mark

Added: 14 Mar 2019

Proctor and Wilkins’ latest volume on the industrial present and future gains from its grounding in…