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 •  October 12

At the Advanced Engineering Show (1st November – 2nd November 2017) at the NEC, Birmingham, Micro-Epsilon UK (stand D50) will showcase its full range of sensor technologies, including non-contact capacitive, eddy current and laser triangulation displacement sensors, as well as 2D/3D laser profile sensors, thermal imagers and colour sensors. The...

Process and Control Today

 •  October 4

The Engineered Materials Group of Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, now offers a further development of its universal nobrox® compound as part of its diverse materials portfolio for the food, pharma and chemical processing industries. Due to its technical properties and possibilities for component integration...

Air-Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) pumps are reliable and cost-effective, but only if they are configured correctly. In a variety of applications across a number of industries, Air-Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) pumps provide reliable, high performance pumping. They have come to be known as the “work horse” of industry, when it comes to...

Much has happened since the Millennium where the feedback over those years from developing products to keep pace with industrial needs has driven the development of ubiquitous items like quarter-turn locks and latches which form a core range with companies such as EMKA (UK). In the 1990’s a typical ¼ turn lock was IP54 rated in simple die casting...

RIFTEK, represented exclusively in the UK & Ireland by Ixthus Instrumentation, recently designed and suppled a customised scanning system that automatically measures and records geometric parameters for welded cylindrical laminated foil tubes. The RF092 machine employs three RIFTEK laser triangulation sensors that are rotated around the sample tube...

Process and Control Today

 •  August 23, 2016

Motion plastics specialist, igus, has more than 25 years’ experience developing and producing cables for moving applications. Over 2 billion double strokes are carried out in its 2,750m2 test lab each year. This week’s video of the week shows the 7 basic rules for good dynamic motion cables. 1. Strain-relieving core: a genuine centre cord is...

Process and Control Today

 •  July 7, 2016

Small housings and boxes for electrical or electronic equipment require appropriate door hardware such as the small quarter-turn 1022 range from EMKA. These robust low-cost locks in zinc die or polyamide offer insert key or cylinder lock closure in a body format of 20mm diameter, and so take up minimal space on the door itself. The 1022 range is...

Process and Control Today

 •  June 10, 2016

Comment from Kevin Heap, Packaging Account Manager, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag The global plastic caps and closures market continues to report strong growth, especially in the FMCG arena. Beverage caps remains the most dominant market, accounting for approximately 60% of all units, while the toiletries and cosmetic sector and homecare markets remain the...

Process and Control Today

 •  October 6, 2015

... energy saving eS-Drive450 Tisse is the result of the cooperation between Kollmorgen engineering and Tisse Plastic Injection Molding Machines Company. It is the first hybrid plastic injection molding machine, whose injection part includes an electric ...

Process and Control Today

 •  August 3, 2015

The next quarter century will undoubtedly see an acceleration of the existing trend towards the use of advanced composite materials in junction and control boxes, thinks Graham Fox of electrical engineers Cee-Norm. Stronger and lighter than steel enclosures, plastics are cheaper to manufacture, cheaper to install, and in the case of the second- ...