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Compact contactors enable up to 40% space savings

Compact contactors enable up to 40% space savings
Eaton’s complete Moeller series of compact DILMT contactors are on sale at distributor RS Components.
4th August 2020

A story of effectiveness: Glass in industrial applications

A story of effectiveness: Glass in industrial applications
It would be almost impossible to imagine our modern world without glass. The material is as visually striking and complex as it is versatile, from glass microspheres used as fillers to sight glass that protects humans from high-level radiation. Here, Samir Jaber, Technical Content Writer at Matmatch explores some of the impressive uses of glass in industrial applications.
16th July 2020

Unprecedented global sheet metal fastener demand

Unprecedented global sheet metal fastener demand
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic created a surge in global demand for medical equipment, with the subsequent knock-on effect of a huge demand for sheet metal fasteners, specifically for those companies producing essential equipment, including ventilators. TR Fastenings has focused on being as responsive as possible to meet this demand and is now further investing in its sheet metal range to accelerate growth of this product portfolio.
6th July 2020


The dangers of Internet specification of threaded fasteners

The dangers of Internet specification of threaded fasteners
  With all the benefits of the internet it has become apparent that there are dangers - who of us has not come across the life-critical disease 'we have self-diagnosed' online, or the false news/conspiracy theory which can reinforce our worst fears?
26th June 2020

UV adhesives enable vibration-resistant connections

UV adhesives enable vibration-resistant connections
Specially formulated UV adhesives that protect welded joints on cell contacting systems and battery packs of electric cars from corrosion have been developed by Panacol.
18th June 2020

Steel: the new raw material as a service

Steel: the new raw material as a service
Although the industry calls it scrap, steel is a valuable resource as a secondary raw material. Whether it’s the steel contained in products at the end of their useful life, or the material left over from the manufacturing process, there’s more industry can do to reduce its reliance on virgin material. Here, Advanced Engineering UK interviews Mats W Lundberg, Sustainable Business Manager at Sandvik Materials Technology.
9th June 2020

How has COVID-19 affected the materials industry?

How has COVID-19 affected the materials industry?
COVID-19 has disrupted many sectors, including the materials industry. Since the new year began, the demand for engineering materials, such as steel, aluminium, copper and polymers, has drastically changed. But how is the materials market performing now that we are slowly starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel?
29th May 2020

Mouser and Essentra ink global pact

Mouser and Essentra ink global pact
Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Essentra Components, a manufacturer of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded, and metal items.
15th April 2020

First recycling program worldwide for energy chains

First recycling program worldwide for energy chains
What happens when a plastic energy chain reaches its maximum service life? Usually, it is disposed of and incinerated with other plastic waste. With its ‘igus green chainge recycling program’, igus is now doing something completely new: users can send their plastic chains to igus for recycling – irrespective of the manufacturer. They can eliminate disposal costs and also receive a voucher for making purchases from igus. Customers and the environment both profit from this.
17th December 2019

Mark of quality for food sector sealing materials

Mark of quality for food sector sealing materials
Now available from Dichtomatik, the authorised UK distributor of food and beverage related products manufactured by Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, come two sealing materials with high purity levels that are ideal for food industry applications, as well as those in the pharmaceutical sector. 
22nd November 2019


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