A new semiconductor laser has the potential to improve the imaging quality of next generation, high-tech microscopes and biomedical imagery, researchers claim.
Radio frequency identification is helping to pave the way for a new era in creating bespoke products on the assembly line.
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.
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 early 20th century was awash with automotive innovations, some of which went onto to dominate the industry over the following decades, whilst others didn’t quite have the transformative impact their inventors expected.
This article from maxon motor introduces Rebecca Saunders of Warwick Mobile Robotics. Readers are given an insight into studying engineering, building search-and-rescue robots and encouraging women into the field.
Surtech offers a selection of surface finishing machines for long products. This flyer focuses on the ST models, including STX and STO.
Mouser Electronics is partnering with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to call on engineers of all levels to join them on a journey to ‘Empower Innovation Together’. Engineers worldwide can engage with Imahara through a variety of topics and challenges that question and defy innovation in the pursuit of new ideas.
WDS Component Parts has launched a range of clamping handles made entirely from 316 stainless steel. The handles are suitable for marine applications, as well as applications requiring frequent wash-downs such as food and pharmaceutical.
TRUMPF’s factory in Hettingen recently produced its 1,000th TruPunch 1000 punching machine. Many of these models are now proving to be successful acquisitions for UK OEMs. Two of the most recent installations are at Sunflow, a manufacturer of specialist heating products, and NCE Switchgear in Clydebank.
Renishaw has renewed its sponsorship of The Big Bang Fair as part of its ongoing commitment to develop the UK’s next generation of engineers and scientists. The Big Bang (UK Young Scientists & Engineers) Fair will take place at the NEC in Birmingham on 11–14 March.
Mouser Electronics has launched its new Robotics Technology site. The site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in robotics technologies and the newest components from Mouser Electronics for building robotics systems.