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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.
At the 2015 ABTT Theatre Show at Alexandra Palace in London, igus is set to exhibit its range of cable management systems, continuous flex cables, plain bearings, ball bearings and linear systems for the theatre and entertainment industry.
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This product catalogue offers information about linear motion, gliding assemblies, track roller assemblies, recirculating ball bearing guides, and also provides application examples.
As Leuze electronic explains here, the ongoing automation in many industries is constantly facing new challenges resulting from the required flexibility. In order picking as well as in production and further processing, widely varying goods follow in direct succession. As a result, it must be possible to quickly and easily change over and adapt today’s machines from large series with identical objects to individual products — ideally in an order-related, not batch-related manner.
Screw conveyors are a popular choice for bulk materials handling and can be used for a range of products, from food and pharmaceuticals through to grains and animal feed, chemicals and minerals. The machines have a simple, robust design and present an easy-to-maintain, cost-effective and versatile option for material transport. This introductory article from Guttridge looks at how screw conveyors work, focusing on the factors that affect design and, consequently, cost.