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10 January 2018

Power tool accessories and hand tool manufacturer, Starrett, is preparing to take its product demonstration van on a tour of distributors, wholesalers and apprenticeship providers across the UK and throughout Europe. The company is inviting interested companies and colleges to request a free visit from the demo van, by enquiring via the Starrett website.

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09 January 2018

Engineers at Blue Diamond have identified the propensity of customers to spend money unnecessarily on the manufacture of handed products i.e. right and left hand versions of the same part.

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09 January 2018

A custom-built, short wave infrared oven from Heraeus Noblelight is helping to facilitate manual fitting of fuel pipe hoses to the Jaguar XJ at Jaguar Land Rover's Castle Bromwich site.

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09 January 2018

BIG KAISER has announced the global launch of its new Torque Fit, a tightening fixture for collet chucks with an integrated torque indicator. The Torque Fit that will now be available in the UK from Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC) will make it easy to ensure that a collet chuck is tightened correctly.

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09 January 2018

Harting is offering its Han PushPull Power L connectors in a robust metal format which allows more room for installation and simplifies the wiring process when the connectors are used with large conductor profiles.

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15 January 2018

XYZ Machine Tools' attendance at Southern Manufacturing will focus attention on its UMC-5X simultaneous five-axis, gantry-style, machining centre.

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09 January 2018

Now available from HBM is the BU18 build-up system, which has been developed to measure or calibrate large compressive forces as a smaller and less expensive alternative to many direct loading machines.

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09 January 2018

Specialising in vibration test system repair and maintenance, Cambridgeshire-based 1G Dynamics has installed a customised blast cabinet from Hodge Clemco to upgrade its services.

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09 December 2017

The GUM tester from Anton Paar features a multi-position head for easy and safe simultaneous positioning of the nozzle head.

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08 December 2017

Tray sealing specialist Proseal has launched a new website designed to help visitors identify the best solution for their sealing requirements.

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04 December 2017

Due to the many materials and different equipment used within the welding industry, it is essential that companies are aware of the potential risks to employees and equip them accordingly.

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04 December 2017

As electronics get smaller and hotter during brief moments of high service stress, what are you going to do with the build-up of heat?

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06 December 2017

Conrad Business Supplies has added the latest M2639 tool case from C.K Magma to its line-up.

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07 December 2017

ESAB Welding & Cutting has released SmartBevel technology for easier automated plasma programming and accurate bevel cutting with minimal operator intervention.

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08 December 2017

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has introduced PURUS 42, a next-generation solid wire formulated to reduce post-weld cleaning of spatter and silica islands. Classified as an AWS ER70S-6 EN/ISO G3Si1 wire and available in diameters from 0.8 to 1.6 mm.

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10 December 2017

Lexair’s new Flex Grip closers are designed for versatility and efficiency, and they are said to be proven to boost productivity for a variety of machining operations including 5-axis, rotary indexer and stationary applications.

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29 November 2017

A custom-built, short-wave infrared system from Heraeus Nobleight is helping to save energy and allow faster production line speeds at the Cramlington site of RENOLIT, a manufacturer of high quality plastic films and related products for technical applications.

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06 December 2017

Fuji Air Tools has extended its FA-20 series of compact 2in angle grinders and die grinders in order to offer global customers the features that will meet their local requirements.The series now comprises seven distinct models and offers users the choice of a locking lever version, collet version and rear exhaust version. 

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29 November 2017

Freyssinet, a manufacturer of bridge bearings and other critical structural components, has invested in a self-contained blast-room from Hodge Clemco for its West Midlands premises.

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29 November 2017

Two custom-designed blast cabinets from Hodge Clemco have upgraded surface preparation processes on a wide range of aircraft components at Kearsley Airways, one of the UK’s leading companies in the aerospace component repair sector.

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17 November 2017

A lot of development work has gone into creating epoxies that can withstand 250°C for long periods and which also have a good bond strength at temperature, as Eamonn Redmond, sales manager with Inseto (UK), explains

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16 November 2017

Norbar Torque Tools' laboratory has been accredited to perform calibrations on hand torque tools to the newly revised BS EN ISO 6789-2:2017 standard. Here, Neill Brodey, managing director, outlines key changes to the standard and explains what they mean for manufacturers and tool users alike 

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18 October 2017

Whether you’re looking to design cost out of an existing component, or bring a new part to full production, working with a Far Eastern supplier can prove the ideal solution for delivering high quality products on a budget. For the unwary, though, there can be pitfalls, as Blue Diamond director Mike Doel explains

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17 October 2017

Trend Technologies Ireland, a contract moulder of devices for the medical and life sciences sectors, and automotive components for some of the world’s leading vehicle brands, has opened its third ISO Class 7 (10,000) cleanroom at its manufacturing facility in Mullingar. Investment at the site included a number of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag 50t IntElect machines that have enabled the company to boost process stability and achieve shorter production runs

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29 June 2017

Degreasing is a vital part of good maintenance practice, not least because industrial grime could be covering abnormalities or problem areas that could incur costly downtime and higher maintenance costs. Despite traditional perceptions, solvent-based degreasers aren’t the only option, as Peter Crossen, VP of the Maintenance and Partsmaster Innovation Platform of NCH Europe, explains

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28 June 2017

In the production industry, energy chains help protect moving machine cables and hoses from tensile and torsional forces, as well as external influences such as impact or welding sparks. Even then, the demands on the cables remain high. Justin Leonard, the-chain director at igus, believes that, in order to ensure reliability and predictability, continuous technological advances in materials, test standards and procedures are needed

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26 May 2017

Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing offers a golden opportunity for manufacturing to integrate seamless digital technology in effective production processes that should realise greater economies of production, realise improved efficiencies and keep UK industry as a world leader in innovation on the global market. David Wright, director general of the United Kingdom Lubricants Association considers the role of lubrication in this new environment

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24 April 2017

To help meet the demands of an increasing workload, Lancashire-based Orthoplastics has invested in two further Mitutoyo Crysta-Apex S Coordinate Measuring Machines, bringing its Mitutoyo CMM count to five machines.

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24 April 2017

Specialist manufacturers and suppliers of components such as wiring harnesses are increasingly turning to Telsonic’s ultrasonic wire splicing technology as an alternative to more traditional methods of joining wires. In this article, Telsonic’s Martin Frost explains why he believes the shift to ultrasonics is occurring and the benefits that can be realised

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30 March 2017

Following its success in supplying distributors across Europe – and with a new order underway for a customer in Dubai – GRP Tools, specialist supplier of glass fibre applicators and ancillaries to the trade, is well on its way to 1500 units per day output of rollers. A wire forming and assembly machine from Whitelegg Machines has helped the company increase output

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14 March 2017

ExxonMobil offers tips to help gas engine operators optimise engine performance by taking a best practice approach to lubrication and highlights the benefits a gas engine operator in Poland has seen since it started to analyse used oil on a regular basis

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16 March 2017

Effective lubrication is the backbone of equipment reliability. The trick is delivering that lubricant in the most efficient way for your application, as Phil Burge, country communication manager, SKF (U.K.), explains

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31 May 2017

Technology has a tendency of changing and evolving every few years, even every few months. Businesses must make sure that they keep up with industry trends, or risk falling behind the competition. Simon Taylor, sales manager at European Springs, explains how the company has employed the latest technology in order to provide a solution for canopies at the London Stadium, home of West Ham United

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18 January 2017

When Cambridge-based power tool accessory and industrial band saw blade manufacturer C4 Carbides needed to extend its cleaning regime to meet the demands of ever-increasing production, the company opted for two aqueous cleaning systems. John Pattison, managing director at MecWash, explains more

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02 December 2016

Hand tools are used every day for maintenance, but their specification is often led by price or user brand loyalty. Rob Jephcott – product manager, Buck & Hickman explains how a thorough specification process can lead to greater productivity, cost reduction and even eliminate product damage

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30 November 2016

Most people are aware of superglue, or cyanoacrylate to give its technical name, but how many know that a whole host of industrial applications can benefit from these advanced adhesives? Bob Goss, senior technology specialist with Henkel, considers the question

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30 September 2016

Engineering professionals will have plenty to see at Advanced Engineering, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 2nd and 3rd November 2016. 

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27 October 2016

Ceramika Końskie, a Polish ceramic tile manufacturer, has experienced a 17% improvement in tile press productivity following a switch from a conventional mineral oil to Mobil SHC 525, a high performance synthetic hydraulic oil

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30 August 2016

One of the major roadblocks of composite materials is that mass manufacturing data is not always available. As some composites are not yet fully scalable materials, testing and measurement will play a major role in the research that creates data. John Cove, marketing manager of Starrett, explains the complexities of modern composites and the software available for effective test and measurement applications

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05 September 2016

Faced with a very tight timeframe in which to install a cable management system for ZF TRW's new site, electrical contractor, McNally & Thompson opted for Unitrunk’s Rapid Installation Systems (RIS) products

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19 December 2016

The Idhammar WCM suite of functions provides World Class Manufacturing sites with a fast and efficient means of supporting all major pillars in the WCM methodology.

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21 February 2017

Typical consumables for the Verderflex® pumps are hoses, tubes, lubricants and accessories like pulsation dampers, custom base plates, quick change hoses and more. It is recommended that these consumables be used with Verderflex® pumps for better performance and low operational costs.”

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17 April 2013

A new multifunctional long-life food grade grease from Kluber Lubrication is solving the performance issues in long-line central lubrication systems.

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04 May 2016

The J Series is designed to meet the steam raising requirements for process steam across industrial, pharmaceutical, medical, food and drinks industry applications.

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17 April 2013

The most recent lubricant developments contribute to economical and successful plant and machine operation. Be it the lip of a tool, rolling or plain bearings, compressors or gears: taking a close look at lubrication and the potential of speciality lubricants always pays off.

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25 February 2013

ERIKS Flexible Ducting Products include a complete range of Flexible Ductings, Suction & Delivery Hoses.

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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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17 April 2013

Salt water, crashing waves, the ship's decks permanently drenched – conditions at the high seas can be rough. The bearings of cranes, winches and sheaves, and also ropes and open drives must be relubricated with care on a regular basis to ensure reliable operation.

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25 November 2016

Lift heights between 4.03m – 16.7m

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19 December 2016

Discover your hidden factory and improve your Overall Equipment Effectiveness with Idhammar OEE

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18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock X-series washer is an exceptional new product, giving customers extreme performance and safety, as well as the extra security of never having to risk making the wrong choice. With Nord-Lock X-series, we bring exciting new ideas to the bolt securing field that expand your design possibilities for excellent results.

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20 October 2017

Ransburg is the global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of manual and automatic electrostatic spray finishing products.

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18 May 2016

The Nord-Lock wheel nut safely secures wheels on on-road and off-road heavy vehicles by maintaining high clamping force even under extreme operating conditions.

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13 May 2015

Carrier Rental Systems Generator Hire Range provides an extensive range of standard, supersilent and specialist generators available for hire to suit any application. The Carrier Rental Systems offers the most technologically advanced, environmentally friendly units available for hire in the industry.

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19 December 2016

The maintenance management system of choice for maintenance professionals:

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