30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

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How one laser marking system helps deliver speed and efficiency to the process industry.The process industry has a particularly high demand for fast and accurate laser marking of its conveyor belt products – these might be food products, or parts for the automotive, battery technology, or engineering industry for example.A... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-21
Source: Engineer Live
Whether due to system leaks or outdated filter choices, inefficient compressed air delivery rubs even more salt into the wound of high energy prices. Fortunately, a finely tuned, optimised setup can produce significant financial savings.After recently completing 12 compressed air efficiency projects at its facilities, Donaldson’s annual energy demand has... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-19
Source: Engineer Live
Hydrogen Safe, the hydrogen safety training specialist that acts as a conduit between industry and education, is working with RWE, the UK’s leading electricity generator, to tackle the skills gap that is becoming increasingly evident as businesses transition to greener ways of working in Wales. With targets to become carbon-neutral... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-06-19
Sick has unveiled an augmented reality (AR) app that merges machine, sensor and diagnostic information with images of a real environment to display machine data and errors where they are occurring. The Sara (Sick Augmented Reality Assistant) app takes data from any source, maps it into an AR engine and... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-18
Source: Drives controls
Shweta Saxena writes about an Iceland-based project which aims to optimise hauling journeys across the island through a data-driven platform.With a legacy spanning over fifty years as a premier Icelandic contractor, optimising operations has been imperative for Ístak to sustain its success. In April 2023, Ístak made the strategic decision... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-17
Source: Engineer Live
Xtrac's 40-year journey from the back of a Chinese takeaway to a global gearbox business... The post Xtrac at 40: From Back of a Takeaway to Gearbox Giant appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-06-17
Xtrac's 40-year journey from the back of a Chinese takeaway to a global gearbox business... The post Top of the ‘Box: Gearbox Supplier Xtrac Turns 40 appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-06-17
The recent Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week 2024 event, held at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre in early June, drew a record number of 13,428 visitors, representing a 30% increase on the number that attended in 2023.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-14
Source: Drives controls
Construction has started on the £100m Factory of the Future project in Northern Ireland, which is expected to create up to 1,500 jobs in the region, contribute £1bn to the economy, and train 300 apprentices by 2025. The 10,500m² Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) is being built at the Global... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-14
Source: Drives controls
The FIA wants to continue pushing development of torque sensor technology in motorsport... The post Inside the FIA’s Approach to Torque Sensors appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-06-13
A mobile crane camera set-up alerts drivers to site hazards.Mobile cranes are a common sight on our roads, and like all vehicles, they can pose serious risks if not properly maintained. In fact, the use of mobile cranes presents two primary hazards: the collapse of the crane, which can result... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-13
Source: Engineer Live
LMGT3 is a new class at Le Mans last year and brings some differences to its GTE predecessor... The post The Key Battlegrounds in the New GT3 Class at Le Mans appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-06-13
ABB has announced what it describes as the world’s first speed-controlled medium-voltage motor, claiming that it represents “a new way of converting electricity into motion”. The system – called MV Titanium – combines a 1-5MW MV motor with a frequency converter in one package. It is designed to power loads... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-13
Source: Drives controls
Elesa, a world leading provider of standard components for the mechanical industry, is proud to present its award-winning range of connecting clamps for tubes. The TCC System, honoured with the 2024 German Design Award “Winner” distinction in the Excellent Product Design category, combines strength, durability, and versatility for a multitude... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-06-12
UK leader in digital twin technology Simsol, has joined Siemens Xcelerator – an open digital business platform designed to speed up the digital transformation of industry in the UK and overseas. Simsol provides innovative digital twin solutions based on Siemens Plant Simulation and Process Simulate software to simulate factory automation,... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-06-12
Amalgam Collection has revealed that they have been developing an exclusive Limited Edition of 1:8 scale models perfectly replicating the McLaren Senna in its newly revealed Senna Sempre livery. Limited to just 30 pieces, this special edition is a celebration of the life and legacy of legendary Brazilian racer Ayrton... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-06-12
New Wi-Fi 7 standards are already leaving Wi Fi 6 in the dust; here we look at two interesting future-proofed WLAN products tested for this high throughput standardAs the process industry continues to see increasing requirements for connectivity to workers and sensors, existing networks are being expanded and upgraded. Wireless... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-10
Source: Engineer Live
More than 500,000 industrial robots were shipped globally in 2023, according to a new report from Interact Analysis. This was a similar level to 2022, but the average price of industrial robots dropped last year, following two years of rising prices.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-10
Source: Drives controls
24H Le Mans preview, RB Formula 1 team, Xtrac turns 40, hydrogen sportscar challenges... The post Racecar Engineering July 2024 Issue Out Now appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Racecar Engineering
Published on: 2024-06-07
CJ Ferguson presents an engineered approach to passive dust containment.Conveyor belts are the lifeline of an industry that measures success on the constant movement of material. With this mandate comes a side-effect, visible dust and fines that can escape into the air. Dust not only creates an environmental hazard, but... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-07
Source: Engineer Live
A new neutron measurement facility will play a critical role in the development of the UK’s energy sector.Although most of the UK’s existing nuclear capacity is due to be retired by 2030, a new generation of nuclear plants are either under construction or under consideration. Geopolitical considerations such as the... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-05
Source: Engineer Live
How one unique EV is shaking up the industry’s traditional design and ownership models.Occasionally a disruptive brand will enter the EV space - think Tesla – that changes the parameters for other manufacturers in the sector. One that has made most of them sit up and take notice is California-based... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-06-04
Source: Engineer Live
A system that automates and standardises cleaning and calibration for reliable pH measurements at any time.I’m sitting in the car right now and can give you 3 minutes. What’s your pitch?” “Are you aware that manual pH sensor calibration poses one of the biggest risks around batch loss? Do you... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-31
Source: Engineer Live
Recent funding of one offshore windfarm project will help unlock an industry led transition to net zero.The design and engineering phase of a groundbreaking project to deliver a retrofit electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV) in the North Sea has just begun with Tidal Transit, supplier of purpose-design crew transfer vessels... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-05-30
Source: Engineer Live
The new STP threaded stems, designed for levelling equipment and machinery, are entirely made of SUPER-Technopolymer, a latest generation polymeric plastic material with high mechanical performance, excellent resistance to chemical agents, and optimum thermal properties. Driving the development of the range is the increasingly widespread Metal-replacement phenomenon which today affects... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-05-29