Carter

Correct installation of bearings maximises operating life in critical applications

In order to exploit the full potential that bearings have to offer, they must be correctly installed by using the appropriate tools. The repercussions...
Hurco

55-year-old uses his pension to start successful subcontracting business

It is never too late to become an entrepreneur, it seems. Brian Yates, a machinist since he left school and latterly a manager in...
2D CNC Machinery

2D CNC Machinery chosen as Erlson Precision partner for grinder applications

Erlson Precision Components’ 7,000 m2 product development and production facility in Skelmersdale is the global centre for mainly producing direct-to-line delivery of precision machined,...
Fronius

Fronius offers innovative welding technology solutions in the age of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is revolutionising production processes – and welding technology is no exception. New functions and capabilities are in demand for the optimum integration...
Sheet metal being delivered

Automated sheet metal processing boosts fabricator’s competitiveness

Fabrication specialist Hydram Engineering has invested £2 million in two automated sheet metalworking cells at its factory in Chilton, County Durham. One is an...
PDJ Vibro

Subcontractor sets up manufacturing cell for Perkins Engines

Peterborough subcontractor Westcombe Engineering has installed a new manufacturing cell to produce increased quantities of a family of aluminium engine components for Perkins Engines....
Nikon Metrology case study

Novel method for measuring the length of free-form springs

NIKON iNEXIV video measuring system brings process repeatablility to within single-figure microns How do you determine the diameter of a seal energising spring after manufacture,...
Boulting Technology

Challenging designs

Sir Sean Connery, most famous for his award-winning portrayal of James Bond, once said “there is nothing like a challenge to bring out the...
Universal Robots

Universal Robots racks up the benefits at Etalex

Installing a Universal Robot to pick metal parts out of a press brake solved several automation headaches at Etalex; a manufacturer of shelving systems...
BEKO TECHNOLOGIES UK

Why calibration of your instruments is so important

The main reasons for this are to ensure the reliability of the instrument, that it can be trusted. To determine the accuracy of the...