West Control Solutions has introduced a user-friendly range of digital thermostats. The range includes a simple human-machine interface (HMI), a high-visibility display and a high-ingress-protection-rated casing, which makes the devices suitable for food and beverage manufacturers.
Henkel, alongside a number of other suppliers to the manufacturing industry, has supported a series of new CPD ‘Meet the Manufacturers’ events — part of the UK Copper Board National Apprentice of the Year 2014 regional workshops.
OKW has launched the Datec-Compact range of UV-stable IP65 handheld enclosures for outdoor electronics. The cases feature integrated contacts as an option, which are said to provide an all-in solution for charging and data transfer.
Sandvik Coromant has introduced a range of small Coromill Plura thread milling cutters designed to counter the threat of tool breakage and component damage associated with conventional taps when machining complex parts made from expensive materials. Plura thread mills are said to be particularly suitable for medical component machining.
At Sensors and Instrumentation 2014, Kistler Instruments will showcase its range of protection, test and measurement products, including Kitorq, Maxymos, Como Torque and sensors, for industries including metal processing and plastics moulding.
Flir Systems has unveiled the A65sc: a high-resolution addition to the company’s range of high-performance thermal camera kits for research and development (R&D) applications. According to the company, the Flir A65sc produces crisp thermal images of 640 x 512 pixels, allowing users to analyse experiments in fine detail.
The Mitutoyo UKAS-accredited environmentally controlled calibration laboratory provides a range of calibration services for customers and is equipped to handle almost every dimensional calibration need that might be encountered in operating industrial metrology equipment. Mitutoyo offers two types of calibration service: a laboratory-based service for portable measuring instruments and an on-site service for the immobile class of equipment.
Igus has developed its e-rover to supply rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes with both electrical power and data. This allows the RTG to switch from diesel power to electrical power, saving thousands of pounds per year in diesel costs.
Showers and Eyebaths Services is offering its trace-heated, mains-fed GFSF emergency shower range, which is manufactured completely from GRP and 316 stainless steel with ABS internal pipework.
Omega is offering Armtie 3kW immersion heaters, which have three elements that can be linked for single-phase 240VAC operation or wired individually for three-phase 400/415VAC operation. The 2kW heater is for 240VAC operation only. The 18kW model is for 400/415VAC three-phase delta configuration only.
The Loctite composite repair system from Henkel, certified according to ISO/TS 24817, is suitable for repairing both Type A (non-through-wall) and Type B (through-wall) defects, covering repair classes 1–3. In addition to straight pipes, other components such as bends, tees, reducers or flanges can be repaired.
The new 153 series sounder from Werma is a square-shaped signal device designed to emit a warning in up to eight different tones.
Igus is offering its E2/000 energy chain series, which provides more than 50m of travel without a guide trough, thanks to the ’Auto-Glide’ version: a cost-saving type that eliminates the need for guide troughs.
Harwin’s new RFI shield cans and clips for its EZ-Boardware range of surface-mount PCB hardware are now available from TTI. The shield clips and cans are suitable for automatic processing and integrate easily into existing manufacturing processes.
At IMTS 2014 in Chicago on 8–13 September, Delcam will launch the 2015 version of its Powershape Pro CAD-for-CAM system for modelling for manufacture and reverse engineering. The new release will include improvements in direct modelling, surface modelling and reverse engineering, plus support for data from Creaform Handyscan handheld scanners.