In this week’s video, Sam Ashworth from BAE Systems explains how advanced new masking tape will help save the defence company around £45m in production costs over the next 20 years.
UK spinout company Heliex Power has found a way to help industry address one of its most enduring waste issues.
Industry 4.0 is changing the world of manufacturing, but what - if anything - does it mean for the UK’s SME heartland?
The chief executive of InnovateUK confesses to his fear of Darth Vader and praises the efforts of engineers in the UK’s world-leading special effects industry.
The horologist who designed the clock of the Palace of Westminster was a formidable, combative personality but well-respected for his ingenuity and skill
At the Small Satellite show from 8–13 August in Logan, Utah, CRP USA will display the latest 3D-printed solutions for the space industry made in Windform, a range of polyamide-based materials reinforced with glass fibres or carbon fibres.
The Spencer Franklin Hydraclamp range from WDS Components has been developed to provide total stability and accessibility to engineers, electricians, mechanics and hobbyists alike. Objects ranging in weight from a few grams to 750kg can be quickly and securely held in any position — making it easy for work to be carried out by a single person.
This brochure presents a range of accompanying marker variants from Weidmüller. Products covered include transparent sleeves, shrink-fit tubes, cable markers, labels and tag carriers.
The WIN wireless monitoring system from WERMA can be used in applications where a call-for-action system is required. For example, in an assembly or packaging area, you may have andon lights fitted to the lines to indicate the status of the work being carried out there.
Renishaw is sponsoring a new sculpture of Shaun the Sheep as part of the ‘Shaun in the City’ charity sculpture trail across Bristol, which supports The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity. The sculpture, entitled ‘Arabian Lights’, is located in the entrance of the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, and is one of 70 Shauns that will ‘graze’ across Bristol throughout July and August 2015.
The results of the PRECIOUS project on the use of additive manufacturing in the jewellery industry will be presented at a dissemination event to be held on 20 August as part of the celebrations of the 125th anniversary of the Birmingham School of Jewellery. PRECIOUS is a research and development project being managed by Delcam.
This brochure presents a range of industrial printers from Weidmüller. Products covered include the PrintJet ADVANCED inkjet printer, the MCP Plus plotter and the MCP Basic plotter.