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The carbon footprint of heating and cooling

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) is responsible for most of the greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, and a ...


Tackling the challenges of data

Digitalisation projects aim to connect sensors to machines and then use that data to monitor, analyse, and control the process. ...


Risk FACtor

Flow-accelerated corrosion is an important effect that can result in catastrophic failures in high-pressure and high-temperature ...


Condition monitoring for wind turbines

In any application, condition monitoring makes maintenance more efficient by preventing catastrophic failures and unplanned ...


Understanding explosive atmospheres

Many different industrial environments can contain explosive atmospheres containing gases, vapours, mists or dusts. Such ...


Rise of the plug-and-play CM system

‘Plug and play’ condition monitoring offerings over the past year claim to do away with the need for expert analysis (at a ...


Maintaining frequency inverters

Failure modes, inspection and maintenance, diagnostics and troubleshooting, as well as the general checks for non-specialists: ...


Virtual protection: cybersecurity and IECD 62443

The IECD 62443 standard is becoming well-known as instructing operators on how to protect themselves from digital crime. Now, ...


Could batteries replace generators?

The supply shortages caused by COVID have focused the mind on threat scenarios. Critical infrastructure which depends on ...


An overview of force and pressure sensing

The methods used to measure force in a range of applications and how these can be related to pressure sensing. By Jody Muelaner


Inspection shutdowns in UK AGR nuclear power plants

UK nuclear power plants including Heysham 1, Torness and Hinkley Point B have recently undergone shutdowns that have included ...


A guide to automated guided vehicles

Although not new, the autonomous wheeled robots that pick and carry boxes and pallets are becoming ever more popular in improving ...


Digital twins

Sometimes it can be difficult to assess the damage caused by weather or corrosion. Digital twins are an emerging technique which ...


Green lubrication

Technological developments are breaking down the traditional division between eco-friendly and high-performance industrial ...


Bubbles bite: the trouble with cavitation

Cavitation involves the formation and collapse of micro-bubbles in a liquid, causing erosion and damage to pipework and pump ...


The uses of ultrasound inspection

Ultrasound is especially good at early detection of bearing faults, lubricant condition, leaks, discharge in electrical systems ...


A new coat: alternatives to hexavalent chromium

Zinc and chrome coatings have been widely used to protect against corrosion an improve surface properties since the industrial ...


Are digital twins double trouble?

Why should you bother making a digital twin, and how do you go about creating one anyway? By Jody Muelaner


Winded: new approaches to offshore wind turbine maintenance

Not only are offshore wind turbines a long way from shore, their rotating machinery is housed tens of metres above the surface of ...


Smart moves

Jody Muelaner explores how a building management system works and the range of equipment and systems with which it can work