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Have we underestimated the impact of filter medium resistance?

Added: 26 Feb 2019

Only lately have we begun to appreciate fully the impact of filter medium resistance. Josef W Tichy…

Automation in the pumps for food and drink sector is set to reap dividends

Added: 20 Feb 2019

Automation will be the watchword for the pumps industry in 2019. Nowhere more so than within the fo…

Pump Industry Awards 2019 – pick your winner

Added: 20 Feb 2019

With a total of 37 finalists included in the shortlist of Pump Industry Awards entries for the seve…

Ensuring your diesel-fuelled generators are compliant

Added: 13 Feb 2019

Emissions legislation doesn’t spell the end of the diesel-fuelled generator, says Jason Harryman of…

Do the maths: Fresh angles on the correct approach to explosion safety

Added: 13 Feb 2019

Fuel, oxygen and spark provide the means for fire in the workplace but attending to the basics – an…

What is powering the growth of the global heat exchanger market?

Added: 6 Feb 2019

Energy efficiency, eating habits and global industrialisation are among several factors helping cre…

What signs are there that the process food and drink sector is adapting to Brexit realities?

Added: 6 Feb 2019

The issues facing the food and drink sector are not new but national and international conditions m…

As 'B-Day' looms, supply chains will provide your Brexit lifeline

Added: 6 Feb 2019

With the clock ticking on the Brexit endgame, HSO's Sam Rothwell, recommends manufacturers need to …

Conservation-focused project gives maximum effectiveness for minimum visibility

Added: 30 Jan 2019

Processing waste is hard enough when there is no mains sewerage available but what about when the p…

How collaboration can engage staff in making better safety choices

Added: 23 Jan 2019

Ensuring that workers are properly protected and fully engaged in safety procedures is a primary ob…

Cloud advances push condition monitoring to new limits

Added: 23 Jan 2019

Across the process industries condition monitoring is playing an ever vital role. Lucky then, repor…

Harnessing AR and VR is key for training the UK’s millennial workforce

Added: 16 Jan 2019

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

Interface level measurement can be a challenge but solutions exist

Added: 16 Jan 2019

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all level measurement solution for tackling multi-interface levels of l…

Pumps to sustain a business and the environment

Added: 16 Jan 2019

On a remote farm, sustainability is a business as well as an environmental choice and it has to wor…

Avoid generator fuel tank contamination and unnecessary downtime

Added: 14 Jan 2019

The introduction of bio-content in fuel creates potential for generator contamination issues. Steve…

Don’t overlook fugitive emissions imaging technology

Added: 8 Jan 2019

Measures are being taken to make optical gas imaging more cost-effective and accessible, but in the…

Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Installing a new CMMS at Wavin’s UK site proved its worth with a boost to preventative maintenance.…

Bulk vision inspection is making the transition from food to pharma

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Modern bulk vision inspection systems could be just as transformative in the pharmaceutical world a…

How an industrial setback produced a heat transfer solution

Added: 10 Dec 2018

An industrial accident caused serious damage to a plant but opened the way for a redesign of proces…