22 April, 2019

PNEUMATIC VERSUS ELECTRIC HOISTS

05 April, 2019

When considering a new investment in hoist technology, a full comparison between pneumatic and electric hoists can pay real dividends. In short, pneumatic hoists from J D NEUHAUS (JDN) offer numerous advantages over their electric counterparts. The company says in areas such as duty cycle, variable speed control, weatherproofing, installation and operation, maintenance, robustness, investment costs, lifetime costs and of course safety, a JDN pneumatic hoist really makes a difference.


ONLINE MARKETPLACE FOR INDUSTRIAL COMPONENTS

05 April, 2019

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies says it is creating a turning point in the purchasing of B2B seals and components with its "Industrial Supply and Services" online platform exclusively starting in the UK as the first local market.


ACTIVATED CARBON TOWERS

05 April, 2019

HI-LINE INDUSTRIES, a leading UK supplier to the compressed air sector, has unveiled a range of Activated Carbon Towers to suit a number of diverse applications, including those involving breathing air equipment or food production, for example. The company says the new carbon towers are manufactured from the same high-quality vessels used for Hi-line’s dryers, and filled with either zeolite minerals or carbon to suit the specific application.


SANITARY SEALS EXCEL

22 February, 2019

The DuPont Kalrez LS390 series of perfluoroelastomer sanitary seals have been designed specifically for use in sectors that include life science, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical. Kalrez LS390 can provide longer seal life and tighter sealing, which can improve productivity and process optimisation. Moreover, the new seals can create a safer environment in the day-to-day running of process plants and manufacturing facilities. Kalrez LS390 seals are available in the UK from authorised distributor DICHTOMATIK.


VERTICAL AIR RECEIVERS

14 February, 2019

As a company that listens carefully to changes in market demands and industry trends, HI-LINE INDUSTRIES says it now holds a range of class-leading Vertical Air Receivers in stock and the top-quality vessels are available immediately at highly competitive prices.


Rockwell Automation announces sales director appointment

31 January, 2019

John Condon has been appointed country sales director for Rockwell Automation in Ireland. The news comes as the company is experiencing growth across all aspects of the business and has invested significantly in its customer services team to enhance its capabilities as an Industry 4.0 solutions partner.


New president for OPC Foundation

31 January, 2019

The OPC Foundation has welcomed Stefan Hoppe as its next president and executive director. Thomas J Burke, the former president and executive director, nominated Hoppe as his successor before resigning during the last Board of Directors meeting.


Zeus welcomes new business administrator

31 January, 2019

Zeus Hydratech Ltd., the official UK distributor for Continental Hydraulics and Daikin Hydraulics components, has appointed Claire Blewitt as its new business administrator (working from the company’s Bristol based facility in Paulton).


TWO SPEED PRESSURE TEST

23 January, 2019

SARUM HYDRAULICS reports for over 50 years, alloy two speed hand pumps have been the shop or site workhorse for pressure testing to 700 bar and above and says it has taken the best features and brought them up to date on its MD series two speed hand pump. The company says with a small space envelope, easy servicing and innovative design, this Micropac pump meets a market need. Featuring two speed manual change over for rapid pre-fill, models operate up to 1000 bar on multiple fluids including water, oil, glycol and ‘Skydrol’ phosphate ester. Available in low corrosion anodised alloy and stainless or a dedicated 316 option for ultimate durability. Versatile reservoirs or trollies for fixed and portable applications are available.


SAFE AND RELIABLE LIFTING

23 January, 2019

Wherever tough or hazardous operating conditions place excessive demands on lifting operations, Profi series air hoists from J D NEUHAUS (JDN) can rise to the challenge. JDN says its Profi range is now deployed in applications that range from chemical (including pharmaceutical, paints and varnish), foundries, and food and beverage, to list but a few and in such industries, the inherent design attributes of Profi hoists are proven that they can perform safe, high-performance and cost-effective lifting and lowering operations.


FAST PRECISION MARKING

04 January, 2019

UNIFLEX says its UIM 10 is the must-have machine for fast, precision marking. Visual marks that conform to the relevant standards can enhance process safety in the production of hose lines. With the UIM 10 marking machine, UNIFLEX says it offers a compact, cost-effective solution for the insert marking of a wide range of hydraulic hoses up to 2" in diameter and the reliable insert ensures that the hoses are positioned precisely. The machine can process up to 700 hose ends per hour, which is three times more than can be done by hand. To watch the product video visit https://www.uniflex.de/fileadmin/archiv/video/UIM_10.mp4


New technical sales manager at Ceetak

30 November, 2018

Ceetak Ltd. has appointed Ed Walklate as technical sales manager (Engineered Sealing Solutions Division, Bedford). He joins Ceetak from a major seal manufacturer and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to further strengthen the company’s growing engineering department.


Birmingham scientist elected as Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering

30 November, 2018

One of the University of Birmingham’s leading scientists has been named among the UK’s most eminent engineering experts. Professor Zhibing Zhang has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding chemical engineering research.


CEJN UK sales team appointment

30 November, 2018

CEJN UK has welcomed Alan Boots to its sales team. He will be covering the business development and new business side of the team and will be tasked with growing the company’s customer footprint in the UK.


How to implement an effective waste management plan for your business

22 November, 2018

If you’ are setting up a new business, or are an experienced entrepreneur with a long-established company, managing  industry waste can be a challenge.


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