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19 February 2018

Interroll’s new Carton Wheel Flow beds are designed for simple installation and reduced assembly time.

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19 February 2018

When fruit, vegetables, meat or dairy products are processed, hygienic conditions are important and this, of course, applies to conveyor technology.

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16 February 2018

Leading safety training programme, SafeStart, is inviting companies to attend its latest discovery workshops, one of which will take place on the 15th of March in Dublin.

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19 February 2018

An automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) is enabling the Lear Corporation factory at Coventry to triple the output of car seats to over 300,000 sets a year in hundreds of different specifications.

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19 February 2018

Curtis UK provides advanced control system technology for electric vehicles and equipment used in the UK materials handling industry. It is also a leading supplier of traction battery chargers and safety equipment for materials handling equipment.

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12 February 2018

The Condair RO-A reverse osmosis water filter has been designed for use with humidification systems. It removes 95% of dissolved solids from a humidifier’s supply water in order to reduce maintenance and improve energy consumption.

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19 February 2018

Condair's 'Humidity Fights Flu' campaign promotes awareness that an indoor humidity level of 40-60%RH is beneficial in combatting airborne influenza infections.

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12 February 2018

Techsil has introduced two new black epoxy potting and encapsulation compounds from MG Chemicals.

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13 February 2018

MACH 2018, a five-day celebration of UK manufacturing, will be officially opened on 9th April by Sir Ben Ainslie and will take place at the NEC, Birmingham (Halls 17, 18, 19, 20, 6 and 7).

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14 February 2018

Available from Omega Engineering, the HHAQ-107 can be used for taking general measurements of mixed gas volatile organic compound (VOC) levels as part of an indoor air quality (IAQ) maintenance programme.

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12 February 2018

A new software assistant has been introduced by Bosch Rexroth to simplify commissioning of electronified hydraulics.

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12 February 2018

Hydra-Cell seal-less pumps can be used for liquid transfer, spraying, filling, blending, cleaning, sampling, injecting, coating and mixing.

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14 February 2018

BOGE Compressors has published a new white paper giving manufacturers practical advice on how to easily integrate existing smart compressor technology into their manufacturing facilities.

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12 February 2018

CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industry, and EPMA, the European Powder Metallurgy Association, have signed an agreement to promote additive manufacturing through various initiatives.

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12 February 2018

Facilities with safety instrumented systems can now take advantage of the new SIL 2/3 functional safety certification of Emerson’s Rosemount 8800 Vortex flow meters, per IEC 61508, which can help mitigate risk, enhance plant safety, and protect personnel.

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12 February 2018

FANUC UK has launched a new generation of compact, general purpose robots. The M10iD/12, which is the latest model from FANUC’s M-10 robot series, provides a slim, easy-to-install robot solution for factories and production lines, particularly those with limited floor space.

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08 February 2018

Industrial software provider SolutionsPT, together with Schneider Electric, is hosting a series of OT cyber security events, aimed at helping manufacturers protect their industrial control systems and critical infrastructure.

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19 February 2018

Energy management specialist Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has developed a mobile charging station for use both inside and outdoors, offering benefits to operations where an outside charging capability is preferable due to safety or environmental concerns. 

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19 February 2018

The JSP Group has launched the Swiss One Safety Brand in the UK, a specialist range of eyewear applying Swiss design with the latest technology.

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19 February 2018

Signs For Safety has launched a new concept in emergency first aid chart design. With a greater emphasis on data retrieval speeds, the company hopes it will lead to life saving measures being administered sooner.

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FEATURES

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23 October 2017

At the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, held in Singapore in September, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) together with the International Labour Organization presented new estimates of the cost of poor occupational safety and health (OSH). The findings reveal that worldwide work-related injury and illness result in the loss of 3.9% of GDP, at an annual cost of about €2680 billion.

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18 October 2017

Richard Betts, managing director of RABScreen, an external filter specialist, discusses the importance of airflow in heating and cooling systems

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17 October 2017

Science fiction writer, Ray Bradbury once said, ‘Living at risk is jumping off a cliff and building your wings on the way down.’ Though this is an inspiring thought, it's unlikely that construction or even cognitive thought would be at the forefront of someone’s mind when faced with a precipice. Sometimes we need a push to tip us over the edge. Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of EU Automation explores the top three tipping points in the realisation of Industry 4.0.

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26 July 2017

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

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24 July 2017

Stef Lievens, business line manager for compressor technique service operations at Atlas Copco Compressors UK and Ireland, looks at the history and application of internet connectivity and data science in the compressed air industry and examines how it may influence both the initial design of the equipment and the way it is monitored and managed in working environments

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24 July 2017

Instrument calibration is important both to determine the accuracy of the instrument and to ensure that its readings are consistent with other measurements. Matthew Harrison, UK sales manager of Beko Technologies, explains more

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24 July 2017

Annually, UK industry uses over 20TWh of electricity to compress air, equivalent to the output of four power stations and over 8.1 million tonnes of CO2 emissions. As a result, high-quality energy and performance at a cost-effective price continues to be a key consideration for businesses. Keith Findlay, compressed air audit manager at Gardner Denver, outlines the benefits of energy audits, discussing the improved efficiencies that they can help realise.

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20 July 2017

The last 12 months have seen huge changes in the political and economic landscape. In this report for AirUser, Vanda Jones, executive director of BCAS considers what has happened over the last year, shares her thoughts on what needs to happen moving forwards, and outlines the crucial role that a trade association plays in providing industry with a platform to voice its opinions

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20 July 2017

The compressed air industry has had an excellent record of minimising energy consumption through design and servicing, but now it is time for a step change as the EU commission pushes industry towards resource efficiency and the circular economy.  Marion Beaver, Technical Officer at BCAS takes a look at what it means moving forwards.

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24 July 2017

Those looking to invest in an air compressor often rely on zero hour data sheets verified by the Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI)* to predict lifetime performance, as this is the only source of independently verified performance data on air compressors. However, Andy Jones, MD at Mattei, says efficiency levels change over the life cycle of a unit and whilst two compressors may have the same zero-hour performance,  the reality is that life cycle costs may vary considerably

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24 July 2017

Training is a vital ingredient for modern businesses with a host of benefits, ranging from employee motivation and retention, to demonstrating competence to implementing safe working practices. Here’s an overview of some of the latest courses available from the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS)

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20 July 2017

BCAS works directly on behalf of the compressed air and vacuum industry to advise on, shape and, at times, challenge the creation of EU and UK legislation, directives and standards. Here, the Society provides a round-up of some of the latest work that Pneurop – the European committee of manufactures of compressors, vacuum pumps and pneumatic tools – is undertaking

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24 July 2017

The correct installation and commissioning of compressed air piping is vital for an ongoing safe and efficient compressed air system.  Here Marion Beaver, technical officer for BCAS outlines best practice

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24 July 2017

AirUser asked the British Compressed Air Society to answer some of the questions it is most frequently asked. Three of these are detailed below

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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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09 June 2017

New ownership and a strong focus on educational outreach helped deliver a 62% increase in maintenance engineering visitors at this year’s Maintec exhibition

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09 June 2017

There is frequent confusion over what constitutes a ‘Competent Person’ in the context of the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000. It is important to understand this term correctly in order to comply with the law states Marion Beaver, Technical Officer for BCAS

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26 May 2017

Predictive maintenance is a key product of Industry 4.0 as it allows businesses to anticipate downtime, efficiently resolve issues and make effective business decisions. Joshua Dugdale, technical manger at the MTA (Manufacturing Technologies Association) explains more

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16 May 2017

The threats to any business posed by pests can often be overlooked amid pressure to balance the books, yet the consequences of inadequate or ineffective pest management can be catastrophic. Here, Dee Ward-Thompson, technical manager of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA), highlights the risks and suggests steps that can be taken to ensure your company is protected

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30 May 2017

In conjunction with periodic maintenance and thorough examination programmes, employers need to ensure effective procedures are in place to identify and assess the critical components of a crane that will degrade over its design life – and replace those components before they become a risk to health and safety. Geoff Holden, chief executive, LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), explains more

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SPONSORED CONTENT

21 February 2017

The Verderflex® OEM range of tube pumps are designed for panel mounting or incorporation into 3rd party machines that need an accurate, low maintenance dosing solution that can be found in many applications such as printing, packaging, chemical dosing, vending machines, water treatment and more.

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21 February 2017

The Verderflex® Peristaltic Cased Tube Pump range are ideal for benchtop, laboratory and process environments. Tube pumps are perfect for lower flow rates, are fully programmable, with the option of multiple heads. These types of pump provide accurate dosing and repeatability and are capable of handling viscous and chemically aggressive liquids as well as shear sensitive products.

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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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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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