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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

The forklifts taking a fresh look at dust in the construction chain

The forklifts taking a fresh look at dust in the construction chain
  Dusty, dirty working conditions are prevalent across the construction materials supply chain and can cause big problems for forklift operations. Hyster Europe is taking a fresh approach to these challenges with their updated eight to 16 tonne lift truck series. 
27th September 2018

On-board cranes for HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales

On-board cranes for HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales
Sheffield-based SCX Special Projects has designed, manufactured and tested ten on-board cranes for BAE Systems. The cranes will be put into service on HMS Queen Elizabeth and her identical sister ship, HMS Prince of Wales. HMS Queen Elizabeth, which had her maiden voyage in June 2017 and is now joining flight trials with stealth fighter jets off the east coast of the United States, and HMS Prince of Wales, due for service in 2020, are the largest warships ever built or the Royal Navy, capable of carrying up to 40 aircraft each.
13th September 2018


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