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Heavy duty castors available in a choice of formats

Heavy duty castors available in a choice of formats
The new range of heavy duty castors from WDS Component Parts make it easier to reposition or move large and weighty items such as trolleys, flight cases, machinery, displays and audio-visual equipment. The castors are available in a number of sizes to support varying weights and feature polyurethane wheels for quiet operation. The castors are available in a choice of formats and with payload capacities from 300-1,500kg.
3rd January 2018

Honeycomb system makes energy chain harnessing easy

Honeycomb system makes energy chain harnessing easy
An exclusive strain relief system for energy chains has been introduced by igus, the E4.1L, which replaces the cable tie-wraps that are commonly used in industry. Cables and hoses are simply inserted into a honeycomb, called the CFU, and then closed. Compared to cable tie-wraps or other strain relief solutions, the engineer can save about 80% assembly and engineering time.
2nd January 2018

Wide range of standard and custom washers to custom drawings

Wide range of standard and custom washers to custom drawings
In their new Fastenings & Fixing brochure, Challenge Europe reveal that they not only offer a very wide range of standard ex-stock same-day despatch washers, but they also offer special washers to customer drawings. This covers industries as diverse as electronics and construction also machine assembly, marine application and aerospace.
2nd January 2018


Connector system enables “Plug & Play” electrical installations

Connector system enables “Plug & Play” electrical installations
The GST18 connector system from Wieland Electric has been added to Conrad Business Supplies’ electromechanical product line. Electricians and building services engineers can use the GST18 connector system for implementing electrical installations in the shortest possible time and without much effort via “Plug & Play”.
15th December 2017

Two-component plastic fasteners offer high functionality

Two-component plastic fasteners offer high functionality
The DUO-Line fasteners from fischer have been added to Conrad Business Supplies comprehensive range of mounting and assembly solutions. The innovative fasteners consist of the two members, DUOTEC and DUOPOWER, which are available in various sizes. The DUOTEC intelligent two-component fastener can be used as a cavity fastener, i.e. for slab building material with a thickness above 9.5 mm, or as an expansion fastener in solid materials.
20th November 2017

Reliable and robust ergonomic tool provides maximum productivity

Reliable and robust ergonomic tool provides maximum productivity
At this year’s productronica, it is the PAT 4.0 Automatic Cable Tie Installation System that is shining bright for Panduit Europe, a company in wire harness, heavy duty cable management, and control panel solutions for over 60 years, who are showing customers the PAT 4.0 is designed to maximise bundling productivity with gains of up to 25% over other automatic cable tie systems and over six times the speed of manual cable tie methods.
17th November 2017

Order in the office with new furniture-chain lines

Order in the office with new furniture-chain lines
As everything in today’s society becomes more modern, practical and stylish so is office furniture. As the furniture in our offices becomes more multi-functional to meet requirements of a flexible work place, igus has a very handy product to securely manage moving cables for power and data. The company now offers a furniture sector, which is a new cable management system, called the furniture-chain.
13th November 2017

It's plastic and it's fantastic!

It's plastic and it's fantastic!
You know that material plastic? It’s fantastic… in terms of design that is. It is cheap, durable and light - it is the doyen of packaging, the king of all our white goods and the magic ingredient in everything from shampoo to cosmetics. Guest piece written by Terry O’Reilly, Manager, NT CADCAM.
8th November 2017

Putting sustainability at the heart of UK design

Putting sustainability at the heart of UK design
Did you know that 99% of the materials we use to make the things we buy are thrown away within six months? Over the last 60 years we have done away with the values of thrift and re-use that our grandparents lived by and designed ourselves a linear economy where we take things from the ground, ship it to where we want it to be, sell it and then bin it. Guest piece written by Terry O’Reilly, Manager, NT CADCAM.
7th November 2017

Clamping knobs and pull handles must be frequently cleaned

Clamping knobs and pull handles must be frequently cleaned
Developed especially for applications on medical and hospital equipment and for use on food processing machines, CLEAN line clamping knobs and pull handles from Elesa have these parts for hygienic reasons and must be frequently cleaned. The solid shape of these standard elements are designed without cavities to prevent accumulation of unhealthy residues and to enable easy cleaning.
7th November 2017


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