Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Forklift users switching from LPG to lithium-ion

Operators of LP Gas-powered warehouse trucks are increasingly switching to lithium-ion battery-powered alternatives as they look to maximize truck up-time, drive down running costs, reduce operational noise levels and eliminate exhaust emissions within their buildings. That is the view of John…

🕘 26/08/2020

MusashiAI and Musashi Seimitsu announce availability of a host of robotic parts and services

MusashiAI, a joint venture between SixAI Ltd. of Israel and Musashi Seimitsu of Japan (a Honda Motor Corporation affiliate company), is pleased to announce the commercial availability of its autonomous visual quality control inspector, autonomous forklift driver and disruptive mobile robots fleet…

🕘 27/07/2020

Yale innovates forklift design with fully-integrated lithium-ion solutions

The growing demand for alternative power solutions continues to drive evolution. This sparks opportunities to find new solutions and gains in product design. The new Yale ERP25-30VLL Series counterbalance forklift truck is engineered around an integrated lithium-ion battery, enabling space in the…

🕘 23/07/2020

Denchi creates bespoke power design for Lemac's motor systems used in stairlifts

Always looking to provide the market with highly-optimised energy storage solutions, Denchi has secured a large-scale contract with DC motor system manufacturer, Scotland-based Lemac, which produces the motor systems incorporated into a leading brand of stairlifts. DC systems (rather than AC ones)…

🕘 07/07/2020

Precision Pneumatics earns Atlas Copco Compressors’ Distributor of the Year award

Knowsley-based Precision Pneumatics has been nominated Distributor of the Year 2018 by Atlas Copco Compressors. Congratulating the company on its performance results, Stef Lievens, Business Line Manager, Atlas Copco Compressors’ Industrial Air Division commented: “The company’s…

🕘 18/04/2019

Top tips on how to optimise air preparation for pneumatic systems from Festo

Festo, the leading supplier of automation technology, has developed a series of technical resources designed to help engineers optimise air preparation to improve process reliability, machine availability and service life in pneumatic systems. Available at www.festo.co.uk/stars-airprep, engineers…

🕘 16/02/2017

Integrated basic guide for pneumatic rodless linear actuators set the standard for high load value

Parker Hannifin, the global specialist in motion and control technologies, has recently introduced a new integrated Basic Guide for rodless linear actuators. Ideal for deployment in applications that demand high load values, the guiding profile of the Basic Guide is integrated directly into the…

🕘 26/01/2015

Thorite to host City & Guilds courses in Mechatronics and Hydraulics

Bradford-based Thorite, the UK's biggest independent distributor of fluid power products and process systems, is to hold a series of 3 day City & Guilds Certificated customer training courses on Mechatronics and Hydraulics throughout 2015, in its state of the art training facility the Thorite…

🕘 21/01/2015

Remotely operated pneumatic water pumping system keeps Guernsey dry

Much like the mainland UK, Guernsey has been ravaged by the forces of nature this year. But thanks to a remotely controlled, pneumatically operated pumping station that was completed last year, one area of the island has escaped damage from the resulting floods. On February 3rd this year Guernsey…

🕘 08/10/2014

Over 2,000 cubic metres of fresh water an hour for new dolphin lagoon

The new dolphin lagoon at Nuremberg Zoo is setting new standards for the care of sea mammals. Large outdoor pools provide more space and variety than any previous European dolphinarium. The water treatment plant with state-of-the-art process automation technology is critical to the wellbeing and…

🕘 04/09/2014