30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

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Southco has expanded its successful line of E6 Constant Torque Hinges with a compact, nylon version designed for small applications. The newest addition to our E6 50 Constant Torque Position Control Hinge series measures 45mm with a torque range of 4-16 in/lbs and is 65% lighter in weight compared to... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-04-17
Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the high-performance arm of Red Bull Racing Group, is partnering with mobility technology company AVL to develop the next generation of ultra-high-power density fuel cell technology. The lightweight solutions are expected to be two-thirds lighter than conventional fuel cell systems, thereby paving the way for net-zero... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-04-17
Is it possible to 3D-print multiple dynamic colours from a single ink? New research has proven this to be the case.Inspired by the colour-changing ability of chameleons, researchers at a US-based university have developed a sustainable technique to 3D-print multiple, dynamic colours from a single ink.Chameleons change colour by dispersing... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Engineer Live
Long Beach to mark first IndyCar race with updated aeroscreen cockpit safety device... The post IndyCar Introduces Updated Aeroscreen at Long Beach appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-04-17
A Californian company has demonstrated a software-based motor control technology which, it claims, can boost motor efficiencies while avoiding the need for rare-earth materials. At a symposium in Austria, Tula Technology showed a Tesla Model 3 vehicle retrofitted with an externally excited synchronous motor (EESM) running its Dynamic Motor Drive... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Drives controls
The Somerset-based electromechanical services provider, Rotamec Engineering Solutions, has acquired the gearbox repairs specialist Nottingham Electrical Transmissions (NET), for an undisclosed sum. Rotamec describes this as “a pivotal moment” in its strategy to extend its reach and refine it service offerings.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Drives controls
Siemens has opened the first part of its Siemens Technology Centre (STC) near Munich, in which it is investing more than €100m. The Centre will be the company’s largest global research hub, bringing together all of its corporate research activities in Germany, with around 450 people working on future technologies... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Drives controls
Three-in-ten UK-based critical national infrastructure (CNI) organisations (30%) that have fallen victim to a ransomware attack have risked legal repercussions by paying a ransom. Above: Click here to download Bridewell research paper, Cyber Security in Critical National Infrastructure Organisations: 2024. Courtesy Bridewell   The findings are in new research by... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
Martin Rowse, Campaign Director, Airbus Defence and Space, looks at why reinforcing the UK's security requires the prioritisation of sovereign capability across the country's defence and space sectors. In an era characterised by geopolitical volatility and ever-shifting global dynamics, the United Kingdom's defence and space industry finds itself at a... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
British cybersecurity startup Goldilock, has partnered with CR14, a cyber defence organisation established by the Estonian ministry of defence and the host of NATO’s operative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), to conduct testing activities with the aim of increasing the resilience of critical national infrastructure (CNI). Courtesy NATO Testing... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
The University of Wolverhampton and 3D printing specialists EOS and AMCM, have today announced they will join forces to launch a new UK Centre of Excellence for Additive Manufacturing (AM), based in the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) at the University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield Campus. Image courtesy University of... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), together with the Air Transportation Systems Laboratory at University College London (UCL), the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and the Mission Possible Partnership (MPP), released the Aviation Net Zero CO2 Transition Pathways Comparative Review. Above: Click to... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) announced today that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell a 50.01% stake in Edinburgh Airport to private airport operator VINCI Airports, for £1.27 billion. Image copyright Shutterstock The remaining 49.99% interest in Edinburgh Airport will continue to be managed by GIP upon the... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
A mothership to host a suite of cutting-edge remotely-operated and autonomous systems to keep UK waters safe has been welcomed into the Royal Navy. Image courtesy DE&S Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s Stirling Castle was procured at pace by DE&S’ for the Royal Navy’s Mine Hunting Capability (MHC) programme and will deploy... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) welcomed Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps to Abbey Wood earlier this week, where he took the opportunity to highlight its work supplying kit to Ukraine, as well as underscoring how the new defence procurement model will deliver equipment to British Armed Forces quicker... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-17
Source: Ads Advance
National Motorsport Academy student race team confirms 2024 season plans in GT Cup series... The post Student-Powered Team NMA Set for 2024 GT Cup Challenge appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Racecar Engineering
Published on: 2024-04-16
At the 2024 Hannover Messe, Siemens is launching the first new generation of its Simatic S7-1200 PLCs for ten years. The new models are designed to help bridge the worlds of OT (operational technology) and IT (information technology), with high communications performance and efficient data-processing, thus boosting output. By connecting... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-16
Source: Drives controls
QinetiQ has today announced the appointment of Martin Cooper as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to succeed Carol Borg - who will step down from her role as Group CFO with effect from today - plus the appointment of Iain Stevenson to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-16
Source: Ads Advance
WEC Group has announced the start of construction on a new state-of-the-art, 60,000 sq. ft heavy machining and nuclear fabrication facility in Walker Park, Blackburn. Above: Steve Hartley, WEC Group’s Managing Director and Steve Fitzpatrick, CEO of WEC Machining breaking the ground for the new heavy machining facility, on Walker... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-16
Source: Ads Advance
Detection equipment can help ensure pet food complies with both hygiene and contaminant standards.The production of pet food is big business in the UK with more than half of households (57% in 2023) owning at least one pet and 21% of British householders admitting to spending as much, if not... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-15
Source: Engineer Live
Four of the largest industrial robots ever ordered in the UK are to be used in a £80m aerospace manufacturing R&D project which includes a facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) that will help solve composites manufacturing challenges to meet future demand for lighter commercial... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-15
Source: Drives controls
A UK-based research team are undertaking a study to assess the 5G readiness of vehicles and equipment.5G connectivity will significantly change the way cars are designed, made, and used. Critical properties include low latency, real-time determinism, the ability to handle large quantities of data, and efficient use of network capacity.... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-12
Source: Engineer Live
American motorsport team moves into Silverstone facility as part of continued F1 entry push... The post Andretti Opens New Silverstone Facility as Part of F1 Push appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-04-10
The additive manufacturing market is growing and changing, but analyst Sona Dadhania has high hopes for the future. By Nicola Brittain.A recent webinar hosted by US-based consultancy company IDTEchEX reviewed current trends in the additive manufacturing (AM) sector and argued that although expectations might have been overblown, innovations in technology... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-10
Source: Engineer Live
Here we look at how engineers and manufacturers can harness the transformative power of digital twin technology?Delays and cost overruns are the norm in manufacturing, in fact, according to research firm Accenture, they are experienced by 95% of major projects with a budget over US$1bn. Similarly, only 25% of these... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-08
Source: Engineer Live
Peugeot 9X8 wing update, why the WRC is dropping hybrids, Formula 1 2026 power units and more... The post Racecar Engineering May 2024 Issue Out Now appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-04-05
In the realm of prosthetics, form and function converge to create seamless design integration. A young man named Zak from Michigan was born without his left hand. A huge fan of film franchises such as Star Wars and the Marvel Comic Universe, Zak was fitted with a ‘Hero Arm’ from medical... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-04
Source: Engineer Live
SSE Energy Solutions have announced that it is exploring the feasibility of supplying the University of Warwick with low-carbon sustainable heat from a shallow geothermal ground source. SSE is coordinating a programme to drill test boreholes at two different locations on campus and is carrying out various tests throughout the... Read more
By Steve Welch
Published on: 2024-04-03
Alistair Mykura explains why the industry should recognise existing hydraulic control fluids to meet growing energy demand.It’s a complicated energy market environment. The impacts of the pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine war and global economic recession risks are putting the emphasis on energy security, as the economies of developing countries – such... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-03-28
Source: Engineer Live
Nova Motorsport gets ball rolling on tyre supply contracts with first three deals announced... The post Nova Named British Hillclimb Championship Tyre Supplier appeared first on Racecar Engineering.... Read more
By Daniel Lloyd
Published on: 2024-03-28