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Ten feature of the 2019 Hyster Fortens forklift

Ten feature of the 2019 Hyster Fortens forklift
Hyster H2.0-3.5FT ICE lift trucks are now available with added value features incorporated as standard to deliver all-round benefits to demanding operations throughout the supply chain. Here, Matthew Allen, Product Manager for Hyster Europe, shares his pick of ten of the truck’s features and options which are providing 360° benefits in industry applications for 2019, and beyond.
15th January 2019

The first official chain supplier for the GB cycling team announced

The first official chain supplier for the GB cycling team announced
Way back in 1880 when the few cyclists on the roads were more than likely riding high on a Penny Farthing, young engineer Hans Renold achieved a technical breakthrough when he invented the bush roller chain. This chain technology solved many problems encountered at the time and brought a new level of performance, efficiency and flexibility to the transmission of mechanical power. The basis of this technology is still used across the globe today.
19th December 2018

Can we learn from disc brakes on tanker trailers?

Can we learn from disc brakes on tanker trailers?
The adoption of disc brake technology for articulated trailers has been slower in the UK than the rest of Europe. With no regulations making them a requirement, many operators feel that the additional purchase and maintenance costs outweigh the potential performance gains. However, the tanker industry typically specifies disc brakes as standard. JOST examines the benefits of disc brakes and asks if other sectors of the haulage industry can learn from tanker operators.
7th December 2018


Open source check weighing machines with hygienic design

Open source check weighing machines with hygienic design
A new Clean in Place (CIP) version of its Dynamic Checkweighers that is able to meet demands of food or chemical manufacturers has been announced by Hardy Process Solutions. The new Dynamic Checkweigher CIP uses a framework that minimises horizontal flat surfaces, using sloped faces and round tubing where possible, and a sloped cabinet.
20th November 2018

Logistics solutions in motion at ELA Container

Logistics solutions in motion at ELA Container
  Every minute counts at ELA Container where mobile buildings must be loaded and unloaded quickly in the depot so that they can be used for office and school buildings, sleeping quarters and kindergartens, plus as bank branches, sanitary facilities, treatment and storage rooms. 
19th November 2018

High speed doors keep winter at bay

High speed doors keep winter at bay
Energy bills can soar in winter as we fight to keep the cold weather at bay. Louise Nurse, Sales and Marketing Manager for sara LBS looks at how heat loss in loading bays can be minimised and the other seasonal benefits of high speed doors. The days when employers could simply expect people to work in the cold are long gone. There is now legislation to protect employees from unacceptable practises and – more importantly – employers recognise that productivity is compromised when working conditions deteriorate.
13th November 2018

Why its important to be in control of goods at this festive time

Why its important to be in control of goods at this festive time
The run up to Christmas is critical for many retailers. To service the public demand for their products, such retailers need excellent supply and logistics back up. Louise Nurse, Sales and Marketing Manager, sara Loading Bay Specialists, looks at the theory and practise of meeting this seasonal demand.
7th November 2018

Design for drivers future-proofs efficiency

Design for drivers future-proofs efficiency
While reports of self-drive cars and lorries captivate mainstream media, automated lift trucks are already a reality in a growing number of operations. However, Phil Mean from Hyster Europe believes new innovations to help human operators to be more productive remains essential for counterbalance lift truck manufacturers.
25th October 2018

Cylinder service guide video

Cylinder service guide video
Jost has produced a new step-by-step video guide to servicing a hydraulic cylinder, as part of a programme to improve in-field servicing of its Edbro tipping cylinders. The programme also includes extending the JOST service and support network, providing free cylinder care training to end-users, new service manuals and a series of other new videos. 
23rd October 2018

Low priced delta robot available to build or buy

Low priced delta robot available to build or buy
Cost effective, and quick and easy to implement, the new Delta robot from igus is available directly from stock as a kit or delivered pre-assembled ready to install. Its maintenance-free belt drive units, lubrication-free link rods, encoders and stepper motors combine to create a lightweight, low cost automation solution for automated tasks such as pick and place. 
27th September 2018


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