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News
04/03/2021

Reel Power relies on PMSM technology from Bauer Gear Motor

To ensure its latest reel and coiling solution could deliver efficient performance within a compact footprint, Reel Power Industrial selected permanent magnet synchronous geared motors from expert, Bauer Gear Motor, a brand of Altra Industrial Motion.

A key segment of the market is copper wire. Utilised in electrical, communications and power ...
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04/03/2021 Harvester: Tsubaki cam clutch If you like chips, chances are that you owe your dinner to a potato ... » Read More


04/03/2021 Safety & Sustainability Awards SOE, the parent group of IRTE, is launching a new awards programme later ... » Read More


03/03/2021 ABB launches two cobots ABB is expanding its collaborative robot (cobot) portfolio with the new ... » Read More
03/03/2021 New CIP for cheesemaker Sycamore Process Engineering has completed a major upgrade project at ... » Read More


02/03/2021 Save the planet: fit new motor In a new whitepaper, ABB reveals potential for significant energy ... » Read More


02/03/2021 Warehouse expansion for WEG Gearbox, motor and drive manufacturer WEG has extended its warehouse in ... » Read More
Features
04/03/2021

What goes up...

A familiar part of industrial and commercial landscapes, gasholders – large and expandable tanks that hold natural gas for domestic consumption – are now being taken down across the country. One gas network explains how it’s done. By Will Dalrymple

Gasholders, or gasometers, were built from the late 19th century and through the housing boom in ...
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23/02/2021 My weir runneth over An advanced computing system aims to improve utilities’ ability to detect blockages that might otherwise lead to sewage pollution incidents, reports Toby Clark » Read More


23/02/2021 Specifying a blower system The ultimate aim for a blower system used in industrial effluent treatment plants is to provide total reliability and guaranteed continuity of process operations. It should combine optimum performance with protection of the process, ... » Read More


19/02/2021 Leuze explains sensor changes Through a new approach to sensor information transfer, manufacturer Leuze explains how modern digital connectivity is changing the nature of electronics control. » Read More
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