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TRACKSIDE MAINTENANCE at one of the UK’s busiest railway stations is being revolutionised with the help of engineers in South Yorkshire who have worked with PAULEY Group and the owner and operator of the country’s only high-speed railway to develop augmented reality (AR) technology which will streamline how faults are detected and repaired.
The ability to innovate manufacturing processes has been at the heart of everything promoted by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) since its formation. The development of new processes and systems and their ability to revolutionise production methods has shaped the modern world
LUBRICATION at the forefront of metalworking machinery maintenance. The role of any lubricant is to create a thin film between two metal surfaces that keeps them apart. This film reduces friction between moving parts, supporting metalworking operations at the same time as minimising wear and reducing downtime, writes David Wright
CONDITION MONITORING (CM) in process and manufacturing is one of the key strategies for ensuring plant productivity, reliability and integrity. It is known under many guises: machine health monitoring, predictive maintenance, proactive maintenance, asset health management and combines the range of many specialist monitoring techniques into a strategic tool for the management decision process.
IN 2019, the European Commission announced its commitment to delivering on its energy efficiency and carbon reduction objectives through its Green Deal proposition. This Europe-wide undertaking is of course excellent news and sets out a ‘road map’ for the suggested improvements.