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WHITE PAPERS/TECHNICAL ARTICLES

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.

NanoRam

Application note: identification of additives in the pharmaceutical industry with NanoRam download

PacerTue, 23 Sep 2014

Handheld Raman instruments such as the NanoRam from B&W Tek are well suited for pharmaceutical applications such as the testing of raw materials. 

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.

Gate operation control

Case study: compact PowerSTAR from Bison excels in gate operation control download

Bison Gear & EngineeringMon, 22 Sep 2014

A manufacturer of automated gate operator systems is streamlining the design of its products with the PowerSTAR 730 series from Bison.

Fleury Michon

Case study: Fanuc robots enable ready-meal specialist Fleury Michon to boost production download

Fanuc UKTue, 23 Sep 2014

Fanuc robots are helping Fleury Michon, a French manufacturer of ready meals, to increase production and improve working conditions.

Infrared

Case study: infrared successfully tested for plastic welding download

Heraeus NoblelightTue, 23 Sep 2014

High-power short-wave infrared emitters from Heraeus Noblelight are being used in an adapted rig at the Welding Institute in Cambridge.

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.

Automotive

White paper: create class-A surfaces with Autodesk Alias Surface download

Man and Machine Mon, 22 Sep 2014

This white paper from Man and Machine discusses how Autodesk enables a more advanced workflow that helps automotive companies reduce rework and produce design iterations faster. Designers own their designs further into the development process, creating production-quality, reusable NURBS surfaces that can be used by the engineering team. The ability to create Bezier surfaces can help the engineering team improve surface quality up to class-A standards.

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Featured Video

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.

Fluke Connect app

Connect app turns smartphone into Fluke tool with no need for equipment weblink

Fluke (UK) — Industrial ToolsTue, 23 Sep 2014

Fluke’s free Connect app turns a smartphone into a Fluke tool without the user having to purchase any equipment. It enables the user to securely share images and data and communicate in real time with other authorised personnel using the same app without leaving the field.

Cameron Forecourt — pontoon

Energy chains from igus help provide connections to floating jetty

IgusTue, 23 Sep 2014

Energy chains from igus have helped Cameron Forecourt to ensure a safe and productive solution to providing electrical, water and fuel connections to a jetty that floats in the harbour at Barrow-in-Furness with rough seas and an 11m tide.