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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…

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…

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…

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…

Heavy duty pumps enable eco-friendly solution for cement slurry

Added: 26 Feb 2019

You need tough pumps to handle the abrasive cement slurry that European materials specialist Xella …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

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

Valves industry chief calls for more focus on training existing workforce

Added: 29 Nov 2018

Valve and actuator businesses employ 9,000 people and the industry contributes £3bn to the UK econo…

Boosting staff awareness prompts process efficiencies

Added: 28 Nov 2018

People are the most important asset in a business, so when it came to promoting process efficiency,…

Bedford knowhow secures a multimillion entry to a new global market

Added: 28 Nov 2018

When one of the world’s biggest fertiliser companies turned to Bedford Pumps for help, it opened up…