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Overhead cranes increase productivity in £20m robotics factory

Overhead cranes increase productivity in £20m robotics factory
  Crane and hoist manufacturer, Street Crane, has supplied and installed overhead cranes at Fanuc UK’s new 107,000ft2 purpose-built headquarters at Ansty Park in Coventry. Fanuc builds around 6,000 robots, 125,000 servomotors, 84,000 servo amplifiers, and 25,000 CNC controllers every month to serve the wave of demand within manufacturing for ‘fourth industrial revolution’ technology.
18th October 2017

Scum removal efficiency improved during activated sludge processing

Scum removal efficiency improved during activated sludge processing
An innovative, high performance surface scum removal system for use in activated sludge processes that uses a collector arm to direct the scum towards a dipper has been developed by A&J Fabtech. Removed continually in small batches, scum presents few problems in sludge processing operations. However, if it is allowed to build up it can become an issue. There are several existing procedures for dealing with scum, although there is room for improvement in them all.
6th October 2017

Choosing the right dock shelter is very important

Choosing the right dock shelter is very important
Dock shelters and seals play a big role in maintaining efficiency and saving energy in warehouses with internal loading/unloading bays. But with various options to choose from which is right for a given application? Guy Windle of sara LBS examines the relative merits of standard, retractable and inflatable dock shelters.
5th October 2017


Hoists installed in new induction heating equipment plant

Hoists installed in new induction heating equipment plant
The new induction heating equipment plant of Belgian company INDUCTOTHERM are seeing VERLINDE hoists being installed to back up the latter´s seven overhead cranes and two semi-gantry cranes. INDUCTOTHERM EQUIPMENT BELGIUM, is a member of the international Inductotherm group and has been since1985. The company specialises in the design, manufacture and commissioning of induction heating equipment for use in the steel industry. The company delivers between 20 and 30 metal induction heating installations annually.
4th October 2017

Chamber achieves rapid results for Queensferry Crossing

Chamber achieves rapid results for Queensferry Crossing
Cubis Systems, a manufacturer of access chambers, has provided inspection chamber units to the newly opened Queensferry Crossing Bridge in Scotland. The project, which is now the primary route across the Firth of Forth, required access chambers that could meet the time, budget and safety constraints. The Queensferry Crossing Bridge is the biggest infrastructure project in Scotland for a generation and is the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world. 
2nd October 2017

Copper mine hoists require precision control

Copper mine hoists require precision control
The Nkana site of Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia has had parking brakes for use on mine hoists supplied by Twiflex, part of Altra Industrial Motion. Nkana is one of the largest copper and cobalt mines in Africa, with four underground mines, as well as an open pit.
2nd October 2017

Retractable pitch a key feature of Tottenham’s new stadium

Retractable pitch a key feature of Tottenham’s new stadium
When Tottenham Hotspur move into their new stadium next year, they will be the owners of what is believed to be the world’s first dividing retractable pitch. Due to the company’s experience, Sheffield engineering company SCX has been selected as the retractable pitch supplier.
2nd October 2017

Insulated roller shutter doors stop noise and trap heat

Insulated roller shutter doors stop noise and trap heat
The thermally insulated roller shutter doors from sara LBS are also effective for acoustic attenuation, as has been proven at ABP Beef in Guildford, Surrey where they were used to make sure noise was not disturbing the neighbours. ABP Beef, part of ABP Food Group, is one of Europe’s largest privately-owned beef processors and produces high quality ultra-tender beef for the retail, food service and food processing sectors. 
20th September 2017

The latest open XY positioning system

The latest open XY positioning system
  The latest single rail positioning stage H-gantry design from H2W Technologies design is an open frame XY positioning system. It has two bottom parallel axes with one cross axis connecting the two (H-gantry).
6th September 2017

Guidefast control system for the manual control of indoor cranes

Guidefast control system for the manual control of indoor cranes
Nowadays an increasing number of crane technology companies rely on modern cable guidance with energy chains. With the new guidefast control system, igus has now developed an energy supply system that can also feed a manual overhead crane pendant on indoor cranes. Quick and easy to assemble, the guidefast control needs only a small installation space and can be adapted to suit almost any crane application.
5th September 2017


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MACH 2018
9th April 2018
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