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New event for machine builders announced
A new event for machine builders, system integrators and OEMs keen to automate has been announced - and it already features exhibitors with bonding, sealing and threadlocking expertise
Student coffee machine project gets boost from Norelem
Supporting a bachelor thesis project at The Vienna University of Technology, Norelem has provided a range of components to enable students to make their idea a reality.
Weld-immune sensors perform in welding of aluminium assemblies
When a manufacturer of valves wanted to automate the welding of aluminium parts to prevent misalignment, it turned to Contrinex for an inductive proximity sensor that would ensure the presence and position of an aluminium tube, and be able to withstand the electromagnetic interference created by the high currents used in the spot welding process.
Ergonomic welding – a contradiction in terms?
Time and again, welders are forced to adopt unfavourable postures for a variety of tasks – frequently over long periods of time. Is it therefore paradoxical to talk about ergonomics and welding in the same sentence? Absolutely not, say the experts at Fronius.
Exploring retaining ring styles: A comprehensive guide
The experts at Rotor Clip provide a comprehensive guide that delves into the diverse world of retaining rings, shedding light on their distinct features and benefits.
Video highlights castors and wheels from Fath Components
Just released by Aldershot-based Fath Components is a short video describing selected wheels and castors drawn from the company’s extensive range.
What are the design considerations when specifying lead screws?
The first in the new ‘Design • Engineer • Build’ series of video podcasts focuses on lead screws – components that are at the heart of countless engineering systems. We talk to Phil Jones at Abssac about the enduring popularity of these essential design products, and the design considerations in their specification.
1500 Series wall and corner mounting enclosure
The versatile 1500 Series enclosure from CamdenBoss is suitable for wall and corner mounting due to its unique shape and purpose built 45 degree angle mounting bracket.
Riveting insights and solutions
A guide to choosing the right fastener
Video highlights hose clamp comparisons
In this video a JCS Hi-Torque hose clamp is tested against a standard nut and bolt hose clamp, using three tests to determine the strength and durability of each
4 days ago
Southco introduces new remote release accessory for surface mount rotary actuati
Southco has introduced a new cable accessory for its surface mounted AC-15 rotary latch actuators. This accessory is ideal for applications on trucks, RVs, buses and other vehicles where components must be lightweight, compact, and sturdy.
1 week ago
Henkel to launch LOCTITE eBook to avoid the problem of adhesive blooming
Industry professionals can enhance their knowledge and use of instant adhesives with the release of LOCTITE’s new 12-page eBook, an indispensable guide to understanding and eliminating the problem of blooming faced in the cyanoacrylates market.
1 week ago
Wasting time with fiddly washers?
Staytite offers a range of SEMs, Barb, or Carp nuts that help to streamline assembly operations, saving time and money while boosting productivity.
2 weeks ago
EMKA panel building hardware for road and rail specialist vehicles
In specifying panel building hardware for road and rail specialist vehicles the team at EMKA recognise that customers frequently require higher performance than might be available from other generic components.
2 weeks ago
Process factors to consider when specifying an adhesive
Kevin Brownsill, head of technical: learning and development at adhesives specialist Intertronics, explains some important process considerations for design engineers when specifying an adhesive.
2 weeks ago
Four ways to speed up production on your next project
Using their experience in the industry helping clients succeed, the experts at Zygology have put together four ways to ensure your next project meets challenging deadlines, surpasses clients’ expectations, and ultimately grows your business.
3 weeks ago
FDB Panel Fittings’ stainless compression latches with round knobs
Dirak stainless steel compression latches from FDB Panel Fittings offer a secure and vibration-resistant closure for use in mechanical engineering, transport and similar applications where underfloor flaps, storage lockers, etc, must endure harsh environmental conditions, and yet enable keyless operation quickly and reliably – while meeting the need for an external visual status indication.
3 weeks ago
The advantages are stacking up on the shop floor
At MachineBuilding.Live, production environment products manufacturer FATH will make the UK debut of its new adapter pallets for the industrial dollies found on shop floors across all sectors of larger scale manufacturing.
4 weeks ago
Advantages of balanced tapered section retaining rings in EV motors
As electric vehicles (EVs) continue to gain in popularity, the demand for efficient and reliable electric motors continues to increase. Electric motor design plays a crucial role in determining the overall performance and efficiency of the vehicle. An often-overlooked component with a significant impact on performance is the retaining ring, as the experts at Rotor Clip explain.
4 weeks ago
Rotary latch features debris resistant design and concealed latching
Southco has expanded its R4 rotary latch series with a new debris resistant version that offers enhanced performance for medium-duty applications.
1 month ago
Staytite demonstrates Hardlock Nut at MachineBuilding.Live
Staytite is excited to participate in the highly anticipated MachineBuilding.Live exhibition. Visitors to the company’s stand will be able to experience live demonstrations of the Hardlock Nut, the world-renowned fastener engineered to prevent loosening.
1 month ago
Flush compression rotary latches in stainless steel
FDB Panel Fittings is pleased to announce a new flush-mounted design of compression rotary latch in stainless steel, with precise compression so that they are now rated to IP65 and up to IP69K, for protection from dust and water.
1 month ago
Full control with every weld
With the new Fronius WeldCube Navigator software, there is now a digital welding sequence plan available for TPS/i. This guides the welder precisely and safely through the tasks required for a component.
1 month ago
Three solutions to propel circularity in the manufacturing industry
As a cornerstone of economic progress, the manufacturing industry is facing the challenge of transitioning towards more circular practices in the journey towards net zero and a greener future. Neil Matthews, managing director at MSP, outlines three dynamic solutions.
1 month ago
EMKA quarter turn locks for specialist panel builders
EMKA’s expanding program of quarter turn locks and latches are very much targeted toward specialist panel and vehicle builders where rugged high performance is required.
1 month ago
Aluminium clevis forks provide lightweight, durable linkage
WDS Components has released a range of aluminium clevis forks. The fork attachments create a strong linkage for applications that need a lightweight design. The black anodised forks are easily installed to any rod connection and are available in diameters ranging between M4 and M12.
1 month ago
UV curable masking materials in orthopaedic implant manufacture
Kevin Brownsill, head of technical for learning and development at Intertronics, discusses how temporary masking challenges in orthopaedic implant manufacture can be overcome with UV curable materials.
1 month ago
Increase productivity, improve reliability and simplify design
Visitors to the LOCTITE stand at MachineBuilding.Live (Stand 89) can explore the full capabilities that LOCTITE offers to manufacturers and engineers, to help you increase productivity, improve reliability and simplify design.
1 month ago
New safety latch locks from FDB Panel Fittings
New Dirak safety slam latch locks from FDB are designed and constructed to be sturdy and durable, making them especially well-suited for outdoor applications. They enable flaps or doors to be reliably locked on bicycle garages, parcel drop boxes and waste container enclosures, etc, simply by slamming them shut.

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