Features are carefully selected from across the website and magazine, these articles are contributed by a wide range of authors from across the sectors covered by Industrial Plant and Equipment, as well as the editorial team. Addressing the latest topics in terms of technological developments, legislation and industry issues
To achieve process reliability, machine availability and to boost the service life of pneumatic systems, it is important to optimise air preparation. Here, Kai Feller, product manager process automation, at Festo offers a few tips
Continuous development of thermal imaging has made the technology easier to apply than ever before. However, although today’s thermal cameras are undoubtedly smarter than their forerunners, users still need to follow some basic best practices to ensure the thermal images they capture are accurate and meaningful. Jon Willis, ITC manager north EMEA at Flir Systems explains more
The latest news from BCAS (British Compressed Air Society) concerns its best practice guide for food and beverage processors, the announcement of a new vice president, and details of its nominated charity
Oil-free compressed air is a standard requirement for industries that need to comply with high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, but traditionally it has come at a price. BOGE says it has achieved a significant step forward in compressor technology that not only delivers truly oil-free compressed air, but also a 30% reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO). BOGE’s Mark Whitmore reports
Many businesses find that moving products through the supply chain creates a lot of non-productive time. Here, Andy Owen, managing director of electric tug specialist MasterMover, suggests how businesses can improve efficiency and productivity.