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AMR5

Data sheet: AMR5 series of power supplies from Relec Electronics download

Relec Electronics Tue, 2 Sep 2014

The AMR5 series AC/DC DIN-rail-mountable power supplies, available from Relec Electronics, feature short-circuit protection and an internal input filter.

Cylinder block made of aluminium coated with Nikasil

Application note: measuring Nikasil coatings on aluminium automotive cylinders downloadweblink

Fischer InstrumentationMon, 1 Sep 2014

A way of protecting aluminium cylinders is to plate the contact surfaces with Nikasil. After plating, the coating thickness is controlled using the Fischerscope MMS PC2.

Peaktech 2510 power analyser

Data sheet: Peaktech 2510 power analyser from Telonic Instruments download

Telonic InstrumentsTue, 2 Sep 2014

The Peaktech 2510 from Telonic Instruments is a multifunction power analyser for testing watts, power factor, ACV, ACA, DCA Hz and Ohm. WIth a super-large LCD, it is claimed to be easy to read out the watt, power factor, voltage and current value at the same time. 

Accubird

Data sheet: Accubird blind rivet setting tool with new lithium-ion energy download

Gesipa Blind Riveting SystemsTue, 2 Sep 2014

This document presents the features and specifications of Gesipa’s Accubird blind rivet setting tool, now with new lithium-ion energy.

Rail traverser at Port of Felixstowe

Case study: Igus's energy chain system is used in rail traverser download

IgusFri, 29 Aug 2014

An Igus energy chain system has recently been designed into the largest capacity rail traverser in the UK. 

Handling of automotive safety parts

Case study: Kuka robot handles automotive safety parts at Eisenmann Druckguss download

Kuka Robotics UKTue, 2 Sep 2014

Die-casting company Eisenmann Druckguss is using a KR 60 robot from Kuka to manufacture flanges for the electrical steering systems of cars.

A Guttridge heavy duty chain conveyor drive

Case study: Guttridge supplies Albanian cement producer with chain conveyor download

GuttridgeTue, 2 Sep 2014

Guttridge has delivered a heavy-duty chain conveyor system to one of the largest cement producers in Albania.

Jonathan Riska, a seventh grader from Macungie, Pa., used Minitab to help him analyse energy data for his award-winning PJAS science fair project

Case study: taking top honours at the science fair with Minitab download

MinitabTue, 2 Sep 2014

Seventh-grade student Jonathan Riska has used Minitab software to analyse energy data for his award-winning PJAS science fair project.

Brookfield texture analyser

Technical article: Brookfield considers sensory evaluation of dairy products download

Fullbrook SystemsTue, 2 Sep 2014

The texture of cultured dairy products such as cheese is a very important characteristic to most consumers. Texture is a physical property that is usually characterised by sensory evaluation, but it may also be measured by mechanical testing. Optimally, the test results of both methods should be well correlated. This article from Brookfield Engineering Laboratories — whose products are distributed by Fullbrook Systems — considers how these results correlate with those of sensory evaluation.

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Video feature: JBJ components for power transmission and fluid power industries videoweblink

JBJ Techniques Wed, 20 Aug 2014

This video presents JBJ Techniques’ comprehensive service for the mechanical power transmission and fluid power industries. The UK-based company offers large stocks for next-day delivery on many items.

Trulaser Cell 7040

Trumpf's five-axis Trulaser Cell 7040 helps Precison Laser Processing win new business downloadweblink

TrumpfTue, 2 Sep 2014

Precision Laser Processing (PLP) has installed its second five-axis Trulaser Cell from Trumpf. The Trulaser Cell 7040 adds to an existing 7020 model (installed in 2011) and has been introduced to double five-axis capacity and expand capability. The investment has already resulted in attracting new work to supply a leading manufacturer of aircraft engines.