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'Deep Reality Viewer' launched by Vision Engineering

Visual inspection and measurement technologies manufacturer Vision Engineering has launched its latest product – the Deep Reality Viewer (DRV-Z1) microscope.

Designed at its Woking HQ, the DRV-Z1 is said to enable users to view high definition 3D images under magnification without using a flat screen or requiring operators to wear goggles or ...
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16/08/2019 Well-Safe Guardian refurb Well-Safe Solutions has awarded two multi-million-pound contracts to ... » Read More

15/08/2019 Jungheinrich aids Britvic Jungheinrich UK has provided soft drinks company Britvic with a multi ... » Read More

14/08/2019 Veolia/Irish Water contracts Veolia has been awarded two four-year framework agreements that will aim ... » Read More
13/08/2019 New cleanroom complete Production of new anti-cancer drugs at ADC Bio’s North Wales manufacturing ... » Read More

12/08/2019 Suttons tank refurb A global logistics specialist in North West England has refurbished more ... » Read More

09/08/2019 Large crane delivery A Sarens SGC-250, which claims to be the largest crane in the world, has ... » Read More

A Swiss summit

Infor held its Third Annual EAM European Summit at CERN in June. OE’s deputy editor discovered more about asset management at the research centre, while getting up close with its first accelerator, the Synchrocyclotron

The temperature was rising in Geneva, Switzerland, during June, as maintenance personnel and leaders from across the globe ...
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05/08/2019 Comment: Ripple effect Provisional annual data released by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) recently has revealed that 147 workers were fatally injured between April 2018 and March 2019 – an increase of six workplace fatalities from 2017/18. » Read More

05/08/2019 Cushioned approach The latest pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders feature improved cushioning systems for higher speeds with reduced stress and vibration. But what is involved in the technology, how does it work, and what maintenance implications are ... » Read More

05/08/2019 Inching forward While manufacturers are now using electro hydraulics to power all types of ancillary equipment, bringing it to market is a slow process. OE looks at the in-roads already made » Read More
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