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Buildings, equipment and other resources used in engineering, manufacturing and processing. Includes equipment related to electrical supplies, air treatment, packaging and finishing, conveyors, storage and handling, weighing and measuring, and health and safety.

TECDOS Tool Mover

Product brochure: TECDOS Tool Mover for safe handling and tilting of heavy loads download

Rud ChainsTue, 25 Nov 2014

The TECDOS Tool Mover from Rud is designed for the safe handling and tilting of heavy and sensitive injection moulding tools.

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Anti-slip tapes

Technical article: slip prevention in wet areas download

HeskinsFri, 21 Nov 2014

In areas where removing water is not an option, slip hazards increase tenfold, and to prevent injuries serious considerations have to be made to stop visitors, employees or even you falling foul of potential slips and falls. Anti-slip tape —such as that available from Heskins — is a suitable back-up to your slip prevention methods, with the ability to apply it on any surface that may require some reinforcement.

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White paper: what you should know about filling two-component cartridges download

EFD InternationalWed, 19 Nov 2014

There are many advantages to packaging two-component adhesives in convenient cartridges for use with static mixers. Two-component adhesive end users want their cartridges to be clean and free of leaks with the capability to dispense the adhesive to fit the intended application. This paper concentrates on the ways filling a cartridge can affect dispensing performance.

Sherborne

Technical article: Mike Might Know — sensor cables download

Sherborne SensorsTue, 18 Nov 2014

In order to maximise the performance of sensors, attention should be paid to the selection of the humble cable that connects the sensor with its instrumentation. As this article in the ‘Mike Might Know’ series from Sherborne Sensors explains, sensors — particularly those based upon strain gauges — have very low levels of output often in the micro-volt region. Noise pick-up must be minimised to ensure accurate results.

Ultrasonic flow cell reactors allow for continuous processing

Technical article: sonochemical synthesis of latex with Hielscher ultrasound devices download

Hielscher USAFri, 7 Nov 2014

Ultrasound induces and promotes the chemical reaction for the polymerisation of latex. By sonochemical forces, the latex synthesis occurs faster and more efficiently. Even the handling of the chemical reaction becomes easier. Latex particles are widely used as additives for materials such as paints and coatings, glues and cement. Hielscher Ultrasonics’ high-power ultrasound devices are reliable and efficient tools for sonochemical reaction.

GFTS tank shower

Technical article: increase tank shower drench time for more complete decontamination download

Showers and Eyebaths ServicesMon, 20 Oct 2014

In order to handle the complexities of contamination on an operative’s clothing and skin, there is an argument to suggest that just the recommended ANSI Z358.1 standard of 15 minutes of dowsing time may, in many cases, not be long enough. This article discusses the benefits of bespoke units, which guarantee 30 minutes of tepid water, notwithstanding the extreme climatic conditions in which safety showers are sited.

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Video feature: innovation in HPC — the present and the future videoweblink

GEA Process Engineering LtdFri, 10 Oct 2014

This video explores the role of innovation in the home and personal care (HPC) sector and its importance for the future, both for the customer and the supplier.

Safety shower

Technical article: safety showers and eye baths — compliance is the starting point downloadweblink

BeteWed, 8 Oct 2014

Emergency safety showers and eye baths are vital pieces of first-aid equipment wherever there is a risk of dangerous chemical spillage. Safety showers must work as specified when required every time. This need for consistent and reliable performance means that, despite their simplicity, a great deal of thought needs to be given to their design. This article considers some of the features that make a good shower and why they are worth paying extra for.