Machine Building & Frameworks

XYZ Machine Tools extends a helping hand in support of the fight against Coronavirus

XYZ Machine Tools is making available, on loan, any machine from its extensive stock of ProtoTRAK controlled mills and lathes, machining centres and turning centres mills, to boost the fight against Coronavirus. Any company involved in the production of parts for any emergency medical equipmen…

🕘 27/03/2020

Three transformative trends in predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance can be a great source of added value for businesses, and UK manufacturers have been quick to realise its potential. According to a recent report by Accountancy UK, more than eight out of ten British companies have already implemented a predictive maintenance programme in…

🕘 20/02/2020

Exoskeletons will transform manufacturing

A Paris-based start-up recently helped a woman with partial paralysis to use an exoskeleton to walk. Breakthroughs like this are allowing exoskeleton technology to be used in more varied environments, with potential benefits for manufacturers. Here Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA sales at industrial…

🕘 06/02/2020

MRO Consolidators: What are they and why might you need one?

When it comes to managing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products, many organisations go down the traditional route of in-house stores management. This includes ordering MRO supplies directly from manufacturers or through a distributor to then be collected from a local branch or delivered…

🕘 04/02/2020

EasyDaq launches new sequencing start relay card

As they say, “Necessity is the mother of invention” this product came from a need to power up six 200W power supplies on a machine without over loading the mains supply on start-up. Switching on the power supplies one at a time overcame the problem. SEQ8 Relay cards for large power…

🕘 25/09/2019

A seven step journey to prescriptive maintenance 

Today’s manufacturing plants tend to consist of a wide assortment of assets patched together like a colourful quilt. The machinery and equipment can range from highly advanced robotics to outdated legacy solutions, stretched past their normal life expectancy. Plant engineers must make these…

🕘 10/09/2019

Wieland’s new wiecon PCB terminals provide a flexible, modular connection without the loss of poles

Wieland Electric now offers two new PCB terminals for direct plug-in technology, the 8562 TOP H and 8562 N. Both terminals have a push-in connection and can be connected without the loss of poles, which saves on both precious space on the circuit board and costs, since the grid can be continued…

🕘 26/07/2018

Change the bearing liner directly on the rail with drylin W Exchange

igus has introduced a new bearing, called drylin W Exchange, for its drylin W linear system, where the liner can be replaced directly on the rail quickly and easily without dismantling the system. A practical assembly tool is used to push the old liner out of the housing, clip the new one onto the…

🕘 25/05/2018

Systematically innovative enclosures

After five years' development work, Rittal has unveiled its new VX25 large enclosure system at the 2018 Hanover Trade Fair. It is the first enclosure system from Rittal that has been fully developed to meet the requirements for increased productivity in control and switchgear manufacturing, as well…

🕘 30/04/2018

Less effort, less trouble

No other system within industrial automation will provide larger payback like passive distribution boxes and pre-wired cordsets. The rising complexity of machines and electrical installations indicates an increasing level of automation as well. You expect to deliver a machine that will increase…

🕘 26/07/2017