Ultrasonic welding is up to four times faster than radio frequency sealing and generates little heat. Plastics welding company Branson has produced a guide for the packaging industry in which it explains the benefits of ultrasonic, vibration and hot plate welding of materials and parts, including those made from coated card.
RS Components, the catalogue equipment supplier, has gone online, providing fast search and retrieval of data relating to 100,000 electrical and mechanical products. These can be ordered from the RS Web site: rswww.com for same day despatch. A personalised interface ensures customers are treated as individuals.
Are you sitting comfortably? The HSE has published revisions to two guidance booklets on Seating at Work (£5.25) and Lighting at Work (£9.25), available through the HSE InfoLine, tel: 0541 545500.