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News
16/04/2021

Pump supplier finds a test rig technology that talks the torque

To analyse the long-term performance and reliability of valves and pumps, Manchester-based Bifold Group has adopted radio frequency based torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd for two of its specialist test rigs.

Bifold is a manufacturer of instrument valves and accessories, piping valves and pumps for the oil, gas and wider industrial ...
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16/04/2021 Ultimo, UReason asset solution Enterprise asset management (EAM) platform provider Ultimo and asset ... » Read More


16/04/2021 Composite wrap repairs tank The ability of online repair specialist Hydratight to repair a chemical ... » Read More


15/04/2021 Dunkermotoren: drive safety Just a few decades ago, fast-rotating saws without guarding or goods ... » Read More
14/04/2021 Northern Industrial- new roles Northern Industrial has made two new appointments and one promotion in its ... » Read More


14/04/2021 ELGi's Red Cross gift ELGi Compressors Europe supported the Italian Red Cross with an urgent ... » Read More


13/04/2021 Wind turbine yaw brake grinder When damaged yaw brake discs were preventing a number of wind turbines to ... » Read More
Features
15/04/2021

AM goes big

Since the technology was invented in the 1980s, one of the aims of additive manufacturing (AM) has been to mass-produce components and parts, not just producing prototypes. As the production technologies continue to mature, suppliers are promising ever higher-volume production. By Tom Austin-Morgan

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, builds ...
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15/04/2021 Manufacturing robots overview Although the UK has historically trailed other nations in robot adoption, it seems there is market optimism for a brighter and more automated future. By Steed Webzell » Read More


08/04/2021 Hardwood dust safety In a further move to protect the workforce, HSE inspectors are targeting firms that flout the rules on dealing with dust hazards. And high on the list of offenders is hardwood. By Brian Wall » Read More


08/04/2021 Making an ATV Five years ago, Agile Vehicle Technology spotted a gap in the market for an industrial-grade, hydrostatic vehicle that could operate on any terrain while maintaining manoeuvrability, speed, robustness, value for money and a heavy load ... » Read More
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