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How phased system upgrades can save on downtime and money

Added: 24 Nov 2021

While most firms working in the food processing industry want to upgrade their systems, doing so ra…

AI brings fresh eyes to condition monitoring

Added: 24 Nov 2021

Condition monitoring has moved light years from the ‘see, hear’ days with first automation and now …

Pumping systems receive a boost as the oil and gas sector responds to post-Covid change

Added: 10 Nov 2021

More than most sectors, the oil and gas industry has been impacted by the effects of social distanc…

Flow technology overcomes a salty problem

Added: 10 Nov 2021

When a salt extraction plant ran into production difficulties, Celeros Flow Technology came up with…

Better pump control ensures skid accuracy

Added: 9 Nov 2021

When a specialist industrial skid builder sought to enhance accuracy and sustainability, it determi…

Launching a tech innovation? Have your patents in place first to protect your IP

Added: 5 Nov 2021

Demand for climate tech solutions has never been greater. That’s a wonderful opportunity, says Jim …

Soap manufacturing needs adaptable pump systems

Added: 3 Nov 2021

Soap manufacturing is no longer one-size-fits-all. So the pumps you employ need to be adaptable, ex…

Think of AI as investment in productivity and efficiency rather than cost

Added: 27 Oct 2021

Concerns about AI’s investment should be offset benefits in terms of efficiency, productivity and c…

Machine vision gets more sophisticated and accessible too

Added: 27 Oct 2021

Once groundbreaking, traditional approaches to machine vision are being supplanted and enhanced to …

Multi-port valve blocks: Generation of ultra-pure water

Added: 20 Oct 2021

Ion Exchanger, Reverse Osmosis and Electrodeionization

Tackling erosion and corrosion: Keep checking the pipes

Added: 13 Oct 2021

Corrosion and erosion are the stealth enemy of pipes. Attacking invisibly, if left unaddressed, the…

Innovation breathes new life into fossil fuels

Added: 13 Oct 2021

The balance may be shifting away from fossil fuels but, if anything, this is prompting the oil and …

Why creativity must always be part of the engineering curriculum

Added: 12 Oct 2021

Pioneering scientists such as Ada Lovelace were creative polymaths. We should remember that when it…

Cloud brings clarity to process data storage

Added: 6 Oct 2021

Data analysis is bigger and better than ever but you need cloud-based platforms to optimise systems…

Why quality management makes for better processes post–Covid

Added: 4 Oct 2021

Quality and consistency have always been benchmarks of good business in manufacturing and engineeri…

The safety challenges for rubber and plastic recycling processes

Added: 30 Sep 2021

As rubber and plastic waste continues to grow, The UK is actively seeking alternative uses for thes…

Machine learning boosts leak control

Added: 27 Sep 2021

Water companies are becoming increasingly wise to the benefits of machine learning for their pipe l…

Steam to thermal switch produces perfect pint for brewer

Added: 25 Sep 2021

While their rivals said no, Rebellion Beer Company broke ranks with the help of Fulton’s experts to…

How much money and uptime is your factory losing to mispicks?

Added: 22 Sep 2021

Invar Integration's Nick Hughes advises close inspection of how much mispicks could be costing your…

In-house solution produces answer to gas supply inconsistencies

Added: 1 Sep 2021

The best equipment couldn’t perform its best when an essential gas supply fell short on delivery. S…