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21 January 2019

SICK has introduced a simple to implement and regulatory-compliant safety protection system that enables unrestricted safe access to fenceless robots.

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14 January 2019

Wanner has introduced intelligent pump control for its Hydra-Cell pumps that, it claims, will generate significant savings while improving machined part quality.

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15 January 2019

Increasing demand from the global heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), agricultural and general manufacturing industries for measurement of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) has led Ion Science to launch a high performance Sensor Development Kit (SDK).

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16 January 2019

MSP’s software is delivering significant cost and time savings for Quickstep Technologies’ composite manufacturing processes in Australia.

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14 January 2019

Genair, a West Midlands based specialist in the rental of advanced compressed air systems, has completed the purchase of a range of London Low Emission Zone compliant mobile diesel compressors.

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08 January 2019

The robust VMZ.2 magnetic inductive flow sensor is the second generation from SIKA Dr. Siebert & Kühn.  Its special design is said to make it highly cost effective and it is packed with technical features.

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17 January 2019

WoMaster has announced a series of free educational webinars: 'IIoT in 30 min'.

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15 January 2019

Maintaining the correct pH balance at its lumpfish hatchery is very important to Dorset Cleanerfish. It is achieving this following help from Grundfos Pumps.

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20 January 2019

By changing to high efficiency pumps that incorporate advanced motor technology, an average pump’s energy consumption can be reduced by up to 60%, according to Grundfos.

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04 January 2019

Carlo Gavazzi continues to extend its product offering of IO Link communication by launching the IBS04 & ICS05 with integrated IO Link communication.  The IBS and ICS series are among the smallest inductive sensors with on-board IO-Link communication available in the market.

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14 January 2019

The Grundfos Product Center (GPC) is an online search and sizing tool that will help users choose a suitable pump for their needs, regardless of whether they are looking for a new or a replacement project, or even if they just want more information about pumps they already have. 

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15 January 2019

When Grundfos Pumps carried out a pump-related energy efficiency check at whisky distiller, William Grant, it identified several areas where significant savings were possible. 

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15 January 2019

GRAS Sound & Vibration UK reports significant demand for its recently launched 146AE automotive measurement microphone.The microphone’s shock, dust and oil mist resistant design is helping vehicle manufacturers meet strict industry noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) performance requirements by delivering accurate measurement data under extreme conditions.

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15 January 2019

SICK’s Ranger3 high-definition streaming camera is powered by the company’s Imager with ROCC (Rapid On-Chip Calculation technology). Said to be faster than any comparable device on the market, it is capable of capturing 7000 profiles per second at full sensor acquisition.

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15 January 2019

Air distribution product manufacturer, Gilberts (Blackpool) has deployed Infor Configure Price Quote (CPQ). Integrated with Infor CloudSuite Industrial, Gilberts expects to use the application to help support its initiatives to speed up the customer estimation process, expedite production, and reduce inventory.

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16 January 2019

G P Burners, has launched its FACILE range of fully automatic burners which, it says, are the first self-regulating burners for industrial and commercial combustion applications.

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16 January 2019

Amazon Filters has received a further order from a leading car manufacturer to deliver an optimised filtration system to ensure the quality of the electrophoretic paint stages on its production paint line.

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16 January 2019

Amazon Filters has developed a range of filter housings that have been modified to provide a surface that is composed of pure Tantalum metal. They provide a durable and affordable filter housing for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing.

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02 January 2019

The Infradry Compact from Heraeus Noblelight is a high performance infrared (IR) dryer module for a range of water-based inks and coatings. It combines high power density infrared heating with controlled air introduction and extraction to provide efficient drying.

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15 January 2019

The latest connector solutions and products from Harting are targeted at the rail industry and focus on weight reduction, easy handling and increasing data throughput.

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FEATURES

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29 November 2018

In this issue of IP&E, the news from the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) is that it has welcomed its new president, Jason Morgan, and said a well-deserved congratulations to the winner of this year’s Primary Engineer Rogers Knight award

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23 November 2018

Free cooling is a fast, effective and economical way for industrial end-users to reduce process cooling energy costs, in some cases by up to 80%. Get the specification right and the system can pay for itself within 18 months; get it wrong and the investment may fail to live up to expectations. Richard Metcalfe, director – UK & Ireland Sales & Service at ICS Cool Energy looks at the pros and cons of two of the most popular types of free cooling systems. 

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22 November 2018

As the name suggests, corrosion-resistant bearings can be used in applications where corrodible materials wouldn’t suffice — think food processing, chemical manufacturing, pharmaceutical production and bearings for marine applications. But, what materials suffice? Chris Johnson, managing director of miniature bearing supplier SMB Bearings, explains

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20 November 2018

A consistent supply of clean, dry compressed air is essential to many sectors, but it can require a considerable amount of energy to produce. Here, Andrew Power, country manager at Gardner Denver, details some simple steps that operators can take to improve energy efficiency and bottom line profitability

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16 November 2018

When making the choice between a vane or screw compressor, there are a number of different areas for consideration. Amongst these, the most important are the long-term factors, as these will paint the most accurate picture of which technology is likely to offer the greatest benefits. Andy Jones, managing director at Mattei, examines four key areas to take into account when making a compressor selection

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14 November 2018

Plastic waste has become one of today's hottest topics with both businesses and consumers feeding the problem of overuse. It seems some organisations are reluctant to change their pick, pack and despatch process, believing it too challenging or expensive to explore viable alternatives. With plastic production doubling over the last 50 years, there is an urgent need to do something, as Jake Kirk, managing partner at Kite Packaging, explains

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15 November 2018

Fluid Heater installations are generally at the simpler end of the spectrum when compared to a complex steam plant, so it came as something of a surprise to Babcock Wanson UK when it was approached by a company asking if it could create a 1MW fluid heater to operate at 275 bar pressure and reach a temperature 490°. Chris Horsley, managing director, explains more

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16 November 2018

Power grids are becoming digital jungles. Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, smart meters and integrated cloud services are bringing new considerations for organisations in relation to hackers, cyber security and data protection. Here, Martyn Williams, managing director of energy software expert Copa-Data UK, explains how software is playing an important role in securing networks of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) in the energy industry.

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13 November 2018

If you work in manufacturing, you will be used to hearing about Industry 4.0, the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, and its vision of a brave new world for automation, just around the corner. It’s an exciting prospect. Yet, in reality, Industry 4.0 is much less about revolution, than it is about winning through steady, incremental progress, according to Seb Strutt, senior product manager for SICK UK

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06 November 2018

AxFlow product manager Malcolm Walker looks at the types of positive displacement pumps that are making their mark in the food processing industry

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24 September 2018

Early indications of bearing damage enable a user to replace bearings during regularly scheduled maintenance, avoiding otherwise costly unscheduled machine downtime. Important parameters for monitoring machine condition include noise, temperature and vibration. Phil Burge, marketing and communications manager of SKF explains

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13 September 2018

The topic of Brexit is a daily, if not hourly discussion in companies across the UK. To help its members and end-users speak with a unified voice and help influence UK Government policy, BCAS is now a key member of the EURIS taskforce, an advisory body that examines the potential impacts of the changing relationship between the UK and EU for the UK Government, manufacturers and the media 

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13 September 2018

Flexibility and modularity are key trends in machine and plant engineering. It is increasingly common for standard machines and additional units to be made as separate mechanical and electronic units that are joined only shortly before commissioning the full system. Installation hardware must live up to the modularity of the machine. Murrelektronik explains how its Cube67 field bus system offers a solution

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13 September 2018

Water quality plays a considerable role in plant efficiency but what should we be measuring, where and how? Armand Uchtmann, commercial business manager water quality EMEA of HORIBA, offers guidance on monitoring the quality of water used for heating and cooling purposes.

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13 September 2018

Battery-free scanners powered by super-capacitors can help boost a business’ productivity and green credentials, explains to Stan Zywicki, general manager, Scanning and Printing, Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions

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23 August 2018

Effective maintenance strategies can help businesses save money, improve operational efficiencies, reduce downtime and increase productivity. What, then, are the most effective strategies that compressed air users can implement? Keith Atkinson, EMEAI sales manager at Gardner Denver, offers some suggestions

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20 August 2018

In a recent blog it was questioned whether UK manufacturers could be missing out on opportunities to save energy by overlooking the potential of their compressed air systems. One barrier is the perception that assessing the efficiency of an air compressor network is disruptive and time consuming. Stef Lievens argues that, when approached correctly, the process can be efficient, fast and hassle-free

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20 August 2018

To reduce energy use and create an effective energy-management strategy, Phil Kaufman, energy technology manager, Rockwell Automation, says manufacturers should take four key steps – monitor, analyse, control and sustain gains

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27 July 2018

Variable speed drives (VSDs) are renowned for being reliable and robust devices. If properly and regularly maintained there is no reason why a VSD will not function for 20+ years. Yet the replacement VSD market is growing at some 40% per annum. Andy Preston, UK Drives Product Manager, ABB, suggests a reason

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24 July 2018

There are now a myriad of ways to purchase a stationary air compressor, with tried and trusted sales channels competing with newer e-commerce initiatives for buyers’ attention.  Stef Lievens, business line manager, industrial air, Atlas Copco Compressors UK & Ireland also considers an alternative approach

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13 May 2015

Complete temporary climate control solutions from the industry’s events experts. Events Expertise – 24/7 anywhere.

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07 August 2014

Steam is used in a wide range of industries for a variety of processes, from a basic small heating circuit to large scale hygienic steam production, involving specialist equipment which needs to be designed and maintained properly to ensure efficient and reliable operation of the process equipment.

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29 July 2013

Oil fill point cabinets and oil fill valves

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08 November 2016

With our HW4 software, we are offering a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, monitoring solution for all the current and planned products.

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04 June 2014

ICS Cool Energy’s modern collection of Aptus chiller units feature the latest in oil-free turbocor compressor technology.

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13 May 2015

Nationwide Boiler Hire from the Rental Experts. A complete boiler rental service is provided by Carrier Rental Systems. We are capable of dealing with any temporary or long term application. Call us today for a fast, competitive boiler hire quotation.

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30 March 2016

We supply alternative Oil Water Separator Kits for the following manufacturers and many more...

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12 May 2015

We are a leading manufacturer and supplier of an immense array of hose and coupling products utilised across a wide range of industries.

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21 February 2017

Verderflex® Industrial peristaltic pumps are extremely robust pumps, ideal for heavy duty operations on intermittent or continuous duty cycles. They are a simple to use, easy to control, versatile and reliable way to pump liquids.

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07 August 2014

When Brenntag, a global market leader in chemical distribution needed to replace its effluent monitoring and batch control systems, it turned to Bürkert for the complete solution. The end of life equipment was in need of replacement and improvement at the same time; a task that required expert knowledge of both design and installation. The result was a more efficient plant which complied with local water authority requirements as well as a recommendation to repeat the design at another facility.

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18 May 2016

Nord-Lock washers secure bolted joints with tension instead of friction. It is a high quality product with documented success in many industries worldwide.

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04 May 2016

Skid-mounted packaged steam boiler systems are factory built on a bespoke basis.

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12 January 2017

The self contained Neptronic SKE produce mineral free, odourless, sterile steam without the replacement cost associated with electrode cyclinders manufactured by competitors.

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13 May 2015

Whether you require a cooling tower to increase capacity during periods of high ambient temperatures or to meet a project’s requirements, Carrier Rental Systems have a range of cooling towers specially built and available for immediate hire.

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12 May 2015

We have one of the largest supplies of hose and couplings available and we also supply custom designed large bore hoses.

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