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Sympathetic actuators provide an answer to Britain’s ageing pipework  

Added: 15 Jul 2019

AUMA Actuators’ Paul Hopkins explains how the Victorian’s visionary approach is causing headaches f…

State of the art burners enable brickworks to build on efficiency

Added: 10 Jul 2019

A traditional manufacturer found a cutting-edge solution when its furnaces needed to adapt to diffe…

Fish friendly pump stations help save a threatened species

Added: 26 Jun 2019

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

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 18 Jun 2019

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

New measurement tools can help firms to monetise data

Added: 18 Jun 2019

As sophisticated new measurement devices become available, businesses are unaware they could be sit…

Chopper pumps provide robust solution for unscreened sludge

Added: 13 Jun 2019

The failures of unscreened sludge mixing is a reminder of the benefits that chopper pumps can provi…

Gas detection is moving up a level thanks to wireless

Added: 12 Jun 2019

Thanks to advances in wireless gas detection technology, process engineering facilities are now bet…

Why PC Pumps offer automated solution to reduce workplace injuries

Added: 3 Jun 2019

The food & drink sector accounts for a high proportion of injuries in the process industry, says SE…

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

Added: 29 May 2019

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

How to ensure your operation is digitally mature for the 4.0 world

Added: 28 May 2019

Clare Darlison of Idhammar Systems explains why manufacturers must take digital maturity seriously …

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

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

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…

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…

Removing the risk: Downstream oil and gas embraces digitalisation

Added: 6 Mar 2019

Downstream oil and gas can embrace change that respects its safety-first, risk-avoiding approach. D…

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…

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…