OE’s most read news stories of 201920 December 2019

A run-down of the most-read news stories published on the OE website in 2019.

New European rental hub for Xylem
Water solutions provider Xylem has set up a large rental hub in Europe that aims to provide on-demand assistance to clients, including support and on-site installation.

Conveyor system future-proofs wheel supplier
A custom-designed and -engineered conveyor system from Autarky Automation is boosting productivity and quality at wheel and tyre assembly supplier Tyre-Line.

Rotamec rewind service helps brewery keep fizz
Electro-mechanical service provider Rotamec has carried out a specialist motor rewind and refurbishment for a brewery.

Xylem supports Whaley Bridge dam operation
The UK and Ireland managing director of global water technology company Xylem has said that he is “proud” of his team following their involvement in preventing the collapse of a damaged dam wall above the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire.

'Monster’ fatberg longer than six double-decker buses found in Devon sewer
A 64-metre fatberg that is longer than six double-decker buses and made up of hardened fat, oil and wet-wipes has been discovered in a Sidmouth sewer in Devon.

ABB previews solid-state circuit breaker concept
The concept solid-state breaker, revealed at the Hannover show, replaces the traditional moving parts of an electro-mechanical circuit breaker with power electronics and advanced software algorithms that control the power and can interrupt extreme currents 100 times faster than electro-mechanical systems, ABB says

Creamery invests in second MasoSine pump
A E Rodda and Son, which dates back to 1890, is the largest Cornish clotted cream brand in the UK. When it installed a new depositing machine at its factory, the company sourced a second MasoSine pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG).

Advanced Multiphase Facility officially opened
A £16 million Advanced Multiphase Facility (AMF) that will aim to help global oil and gas operators to ensure that production remains economically viable was officially opened by flow measurement R&D specialist TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory in October.

Hybrid ceramic bearings feature in mechanical vapour recompression fans
Ventilation fans and systems manufacturer TLT-Turbo of Germany has launched a range of mechanical vapour recompression fans with ceramic hybrid bearings.

Rotamec extends into South Wales with purchase of Pontypool Rewinds
Rotamec Engineering Solutions – a provider of motor rewinds, gearbox repairs and drive solutions – has expanded its operation into South Wales following the acquisition of Pontypool Rewinds.


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