The food industry is Britain’s largest and arguably most important manufacturing sector - and offers some fascinating jobs for engineers.
Could a new generation of “human-ish” industrial robots able to work alongside their human counterparts help spread automation to even the smallest of engineering firms?
The first day of The Engineer conference gave glimpses of the future of manufacturing, the importance of long-term investment and how we will continue to explore our neighbouring planets
The Rotorflex V14 — 1.5 is suitable for use with abrasive belts, abrasive wheels, abrasive discs, mounted points, buffs, abrasive brushes and polishing mops.
The Smart 320 Evo is the next stage in the evolution of IEMCA barfeeders for sliding headstock lathes.
A solution had to be developed on the basis of an existing robotic deburring system that had been in operation for a long time.
Central to Green Solutions’ process are two FANUC Robotics robots, which handle the mould and moulded pallet and also control the system process.
WERMA knows only too well that having one of the widest ranges of beacons and sounders can make the selection process difficult for the customer. In this article, Simon Adams, managing director of WERMA in the UK, throws some light on the subject and gives some basic tips and guidelines to potential users.
A range of production equipment from Molex is now available from TTI, a specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. To ensure high-quality electrical connection, the proper tooling from the relevant manufacturer is essential during interconnect production for three reasons: to maintain the manufacturer’s product warranty; to ensure high-quality electrical connection; and to meet stringent industry standards.
TRUMPF has introduced the TruBend Series 5000 press brake. Using a new control concept, the machines are said to be very easy to operate, with two angle measuring systems — TCB and ACB — guaranteeing extremely high accuracy.