30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

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Nathan Rawlings examines additive manufacturing innovations in thermal managementWhat do gaming CPUs, LEDs, chillers, heating pumps and electrical appliances have in common? They all need heat exchangers to cool or heat the component. Traditional manufacturing has for a long time now been only making incremental advancements in terms of efficiency,... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-22
Source: Engineer Live
People working on equipment such as motor starters and electrical panels will soon be able to receive guidance and tuition via Apple’s recently launched Vision Pro “spatial computer” headset, which provides ultra-high-resolution 3D images that merge the real and digital worlds and can be controlled by natural inputs such as... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-22
Source: Drives controls
BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) has selected Hanwha Defense USA (HDUSA), the US defence subsidiary of Hanwha Aerospace in South Korea, to modernise an existing production building at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, Virginia, USA. Image courtesy BAE Systems “BAE Systems is fully committed to modernizing the Radford Army... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-22
Source: Ads Advance
James Fisher & Sons plc has further strengthened its 177 year commitment to Barrow-in-Furness through a dedicated defence presence within its company headquarters.   Image courtesy JFD This strategic move comes in response to the UK's recent announcement of the Defence Nuclear Enterprise Command Paper and its support to Barrow... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-22
Source: Ads Advance
UK astronaut Rosemary Coogan is a step closer to space after a graduation ceremony today following her European Space Agency (ESA) training. Above: Rosemary Coogan. Courtesy ESA / Photo by P. Sebirot Rosemary, who was selected as an ESA astronaut candidate from more than 22,500 applicants in 2022, has spent... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-22
Source: Ads Advance
United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) has selected Element as its secure communications platform, following a competitive tender process. Image copyright Shutterstock UNICC is the largest strategic partner for digital solutions and cybersecurity within the United Nations system. It designs and deploys transformational digital tools and programmes to support over... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-22
Source: Ads Advance
An expert look at how flexible batch-control software compares with state-based alternatives.When the International Society of Automation first published its ANSI/ISA88 standards in 1995, the goal was to provide processors with standards and recommended practices as appropriate for the design and specification of batch control systems. This spurred the development... Read more
By Christine
Published on: 2024-04-19
Source: Engineer Live
The UK’s disabled flying charity Aerobility has partnered with Lydd Aero Club in Kent to provide opportunities for lessons and experience flights for people living with disabilities. Image courtesy Aerobility   Aerobility, which has its headquarters at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, and which also operates a satellite operation from Tatenhill... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-19
Source: Ads Advance
ClearSpace today announced that its CLEAR Mission – funded as part of the UK Space Agency’s national debris removal programme – has achieved Preliminary Design Review (PDR) maturity, marking a significant advance in the collective aim of making space operations more sustainable.   Above: Artistic impression of the CLEAR servicer.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-19
Source: Ads Advance
NP Aerospace has announced it is one of the key partners on the UK MoD’s Laser Directed Energy Weapon Land Demonstrator programme working with Raytheon UK to progress integration of Raytheon’s High-Energy Laser Weapon System (HELWS) onto the Wolfhound vehicle.   Above: Wolfhound Vehicle showing Raytheon Air Defence Integration. Courtesy... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-19
Source: Ads Advance
Romsey headquartered technology company Roke, has today officially opened its new bespoke office space in Gloucester, as it focuses on further expansion, innovation and technological growth in the area and for the UK. Above: (left to right) Laurence Robertson MP for Tewksbury, Paul MacGregor Roke Managing Director and Richard Graham... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-19
Source: Ads Advance
UK spaceflight company Orbex has received £16.7 million from six backers in an update to its Series C funding round. Image courtesy Orbex With pre-launch testing underway, the funding will help Orbex ramp up the development of Prime, its 19-metre long, two-stage rocket designed to transport small satellites into Low... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-19
Source: Ads Advance
British Army soldiers are a step closer to getting their hands on one of Europe’s most lethal tanks – the Challenger 3. Image courtesy DE&S / RBSL An update of the programme was given to Defence Secretary Grant Shapps as he toured the CR3 production line at Rheinmetall BAE Systems... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-19
Source: Ads Advance
Boston Dynamics, the developer of the pioneering Atlas humanoid robot which has starred in many YouTube videos, has retired the original hydraulically-powered version and replaced it with a new electrically-powered successor.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-18
Source: Drives controls
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
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
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
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
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
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