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14/11/2018 - Bauer BF series gear motors are helping to make timber production cleaner, faster and more productive.
Timber was once the archetypal local building material. Our forebears built their homes using wood they sourced from the surrounding forests. Today, however, forest products have become a truly global industry. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), global production of sawn wood products reached 468 million m3 in 2016, and has risen by 16 percent since 2012.
 
14/11/2018 - INSURANCE COMPANY HELPS CUSTOMERS TO MINIMISE LOSS WITH THERMAL IMAGING
Traditionally, insurance companies have taken a reactive approach to property loss resulting from equipment breakdown. However, in a bid to minimise electrical and mechanical failure and its associated fire risk, an increasing number of insurers are now requiring their customers to adopt thermal imaging to spot electrical and mechanical faults in their infancy. 
 
13/11/2018 - WEG collaborates with Mafresa to make cold production energy savings with WMagnet
Mafresa, one of the largest producers of Iberian pork products in Extremadura (Spain), has placed its trust in the highly efficient WEG W22 Magnet IE4 and CFW11 variable speed drive solutions to expand its refrigeration facilities. The annual savings in cold production energy costs for the Iberian pork producer are estimated at around EUR 27,000.
 
13/11/2018 - Contrinex's C23 Photoelectric sensors ‘take the biscuit’ on conveyors.
The IP67, Ecolab-certified, 30 x 20 x 10mm, C23 photoelectric sensor family from Contrinex are ideal for conveyor and packaging applications – Find out more at www.tiny.cc/CTX_C23Conveyor
 
13/11/2018 - Glasgow’s new screw pumps secure long-term sewage treatment
ECS Engineering Services has recently commenced works as part of the latest phase of Scottish Water’s £250m city-wide programme to improve sewage management in the Glasgow area. Over the next eight months ECS, in association with Landustrie, will be installing and commissioning 14 new screw pumps at the Shieldhall water treatment works, which serves most of the centre of the city.
 
13/11/2018 - DAF – A Cost-efficient Approach for Hydrocarbons on Brownfield Sites
Siltbuster has saved Costain approximately £17,000 per week by changing the way it handles hydrocarbon contamination at the former Nine Elms gaswork site on the South Bank, London. Showcasing a new approach, Siltbuster has reimagined how the construction sector should be working on remediation projects
 
13/11/2018 - Efficiencies equate to potential annual savings of €1,400 per gearbox
Mobil SHC 626 gear oil can help to improve marine gearbox thermal and mechanical efficiency when compared to mineral oils, according to recent tests. The fully synthetic lubricant was proven to reduce energy losses and cut fuel consumption. ExxonMobil’s Equipment Builder team and distributor partner Den Hartog conducted the tests with gearbox manufacturer REINTJES.
 
13/11/2018 - Cyclops Meltmaster Delivers Return on Investment for Indian Foundry Liquid Metal Temperature Measurement
The Cyclops 055L-2F Meltmaster portable non-contact thermometer from AMETEK Land offers high-quality castings producer, PSG Foundries, accurate temperature measurement of liquid metal, while providing a much higher level of operator safety and achieving significant savings on consumables.
 
12/11/2018 - Henkel process helps beer barrel manufacturer improve product quality
Henkel has helped Envases Técnicos Zaragoza S.L. (Entinox), a leading Spanish manufacturer of stainless steel beer barrels (“kegs”), set up an innovative pickling and passivating line using a nitric acid-free Bonderite process. Benefits include superior HSE performance and bath life over traditional mixed acid pickling systems as well as outstanding corrosion resistance.
 
12/11/2018 - University of Waterloo Researchers Use MapleSim to Help Team Canada Olympians Improve Performance in Wheelchair Curling
John McPhee, a professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo (UW), has overseen several studies on the motor function of Paralympic athletes. McPhee, who focuses on modelling the interactions between athletes and their equipment to maximize athletic performance, relies on MapleSim in his research and project development. MapleSim allows his team to explore millions of design possibilities to determine the ideal solution for each subject.
 
 
  
 
    
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