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Data sheet: OD-850WHT high-temperature GaAlAs IR emitters from AP Technologies download

AP Technologies LtdFri, 19 Sep 2014

The OD-850WHT high-temperature GaAlAs IR emitter has an extended temperature range and no derating or heatsink is required to 80°C. 

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.


Application note: Anton Paar's Modulyzer guarantees quality of glycerine download

Anton PaarFri, 19 Sep 2014

The quality of glycerine throughout the purification process can be checked using Anton Paar’s digital density meters and refractometers — in particular the Modulyzer.

An EP seal from Meco is shown mounted on the drive end of the dryer

Case study: Amfine Chemical Corp utilises EP seal from Meco download

Meco Shaft SealsTue, 16 Sep 2014

An EP seal from Meco has been mounted on the drive end of the dryer at Amfine Chemical Corp.

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. 

Kid 80

Data sheet: Kid 80 bar feeder from 1st Machine Tool Accessories download

1st Machine Tool AccessoriesFri, 19 Sep 2014

The Kid 80 bar feeder from 1st Machine Tool Accessories is an automatic feeder for short bars that is suitable for all types of single-spindle lathes.

Functional coating

Case study: infrared heat from Heraeus Noblelight for functional coatings download

Heraeus NoblelightFri, 19 Sep 2014

Heraeus Noblelight’s shortwave and carbon emitters are suitable for drying protective coatings as they react within one to three seconds, which ensures that heating is controllable.

Case study: Murray City Power, Utah

Case study: system maintenance, testing and documentation with ADMO download

OMICRON electronicsFri, 12 Sep 2014

Murray City Power in Utah is using Omicron’s ADMO: a database software for central planning and management of all maintenance activities for protection systems.

Brookfield DV-III Ultra Rheometer

Technical article: complying with 21CFR Part 11 in viscosity measurement download

Fullbrook SystemsFri, 19 Sep 2014

The pharmaceutical industry relies on viscosity measurement to qualify the flow behaviour of materials for a variety of applications. For example, the way in which a topical ointment squeezes out of the tube depends on the yield stress in the material. Too thin a formulation results in runny material flowing too easily from the orifice; too thick and the material is overly difficult to extract.

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Video feature: maximum power point control simplifies energy harvesting video

Linear TechnologyFri, 12 Sep 2014

Converting solar energy into electrical energy is easily done using Linear Technology’s LTC3105 boost converter with Maximum Power Point Control (MPPC). The MPPC feature allows the converter to extract the maximum power from a solar cell under varying sunlight conditions.

REMA billet grinder without acoustic booth

Surtech introduces 40kW automatic billet grinder from REMA

Surtech Surface Technology ProductsFri, 19 Sep 2014

Surtech is offering REMA’s 40kW automatic billet grinder, which has been designed to surface-grind super-alloy bar material, as used in manufacturing high-technology investment castings such as turbine blades, surgical implants and turbochargers. The billet grinder automatically loads, grinds and unloads diameters from 75mm to 205mm and lengths from 250mm to 1,550mm.

The Kiesling

Automation solutions specialist uses Averex robotic wiring centre from Rittal weblink

RittalTue, 16 Sep 2014

Averex — said to be the world’s first robotic wiring centre — has been used at Kiesling Maschinentechnik, a specialist for automation solutions in switchgear manufacture, as one of two real-world field tests it has to undergo.