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Monday, September 23, 2019
Supply and regeneration systems for drives: an environmental contribution that pays off
Many drive applications could benefit from the use of supply and regeneration units, whereby kinetic energy from braking or recirculating can be reused and fed back into the DC circuit through...
Friday, September 20, 2019
M-series spindle bearings from Schaeffler make main spindles more robust and durable
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 20, 2019. The performance capability and productivity of machine tools are significantly defined by the main spindle, whereas the...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Bearing solutions and dynamic motion systems for robot-based automation
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 18, 2019. Industrial robots have established themselves in the competition for efficient automation solutions for a wide variety of...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Glamox awarded long term contract with Aker BP
LED lighting specialist Glamox is pleased to announce the signing of a framework agreement with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP. The duration of the Frame Agreement is six (6) plus four (4) years...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Schaeffler SpindleSense reduces machine downtime and increases utilisation of machine capacity
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 17, 2019. The main spindle is crucial to the performance capability of the complete machine tool. It is at the heart of the machine...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Getting connected for an autonomous future
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 16, 2019. Remote monitoring and control are particularly important for autonomous vehicles. However, to date such functions have...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Discuss your measurement challenges with experts from Micro-Epsilon
At the Advanced Engineering Show (30th October – 31st October 2019) at the NEC, Birmingham, Micro-Epsilon UK (stand E6) will showcase its full range of sensor...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Schaeffler presents electric motors ready for volume production
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 13, 2019. Schaeffler is entering the electric motor manufacturing sector with a modular, highly integrated technology platform. This family...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Schaeffler champions autonomous driving in China
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 11, 2019. Schaeffler, a leading global automotive and industrial supplier, has signed an investment agreement with China’s Hunan...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Glamox supplies lighting to low-emission shuttle tankers
LED lighting specialist Glamox is delighted to be chosen as a supplier of lighting to four new shuttle tankers that will be owned and operated by Teekay Offshore. The vessels are equipped with...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions can be reduced by up to 15 per cent thanks to Schaeffler
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 10, 2019. The world of mobility is changing. For the two-degree target specified by the Paris Agreement to be achieved, a mix of all-electric...
Friday, September 6, 2019
Schaeffler supplies its largest ever spherical plain bearing
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 09, 2019. Schaeffler has produced the largest spherical plain bearing in the company’s history to date. This special bearing weighs in at...
Thursday, September 5, 2019
All lights on green
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 06, 2019. If the world is to achieve the two-degree target set by the Paris climate agreement, the mobility sector will need to step up to the...
Monday, September 2, 2019
New PCIe interface card enables synchronous capture of digital sensor signals and encoder data
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a new interface card for PCs that enables absolute synchronous capture of digital sensor signals and encoder data...
Friday, August 30, 2019
MAC Solutions appointed preferred partner for distribution of OPC Router in the UK, Ireland and France
MAC Solutions has been appointed preferred partner in the UK, Ireland and France for distribution of the OPC Router from inray Industriesoftware GmbH...
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Schaeffler bearings for rail vehicle tilting technology ensure high reliability and a longer service life
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, August 27, 2019. Rail vehicles with tilting technology reach considerably higher speeds on conventional rail routes than vehicles without this...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Non-contact colour sensor counts bogie wheel pulses in rail research project
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has supplied a CFO200 non-contact colour recognition sensor to The Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at The University of...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Schaeffler bearings for rail vehicle braking systems: high reliability, low weight, compact and smooth running
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, August 20, 2019. Low weight, minimal space requirements, smooth running and reliability are all important requirements of modern rail vehicle...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Navigation by light: research project demonstrates the possibilities for light-based positioning in industrial applications
In a German Federal Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF) joint project, OSRAM, Götting, KEB Automation and Fraunhofer IEM have researched the possibilities of light-based positioning, particularly for use...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Deep groove ball bearings offer longer life, less noise and lower friction
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, August 08, 2019. Since Schaeffler successfully introduced its FAG Generation C range of single row deep groove ball bearings in 2008, their product...
Monday, August 5, 2019
Schaeffler axlebox bearing solutions for rail vehicles ensure safety, reliability and a long operating life
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, August 06, 2019. Manufacturers of rail vehicles, as well as rail operators and passengers, all expect the highest level of reliability and operational...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Spherical roller bearings from Schaeffler now even more durable
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, July 16, 2019. Schaeffler is successively introducing new rolling elements in all 241-series spherical roller bearings in X-life quality with bore diameters...
Monday, July 8, 2019
Low friction, low wear and long life: spherical plain bearings and rod ends from Schaeffler
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, July 09, 2019. Schaeffler is seeing an increase in demand for its proven range of high quality spherical plain bearings and rod ends. The demand is...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
From racing car to bus – KEB supports e-mobility and the vehicle drive of the future
Future engineers have built an electrically driven racing car for Formula Student. For the "Speeding Scientists Siegen" Racing Team (S3) KEB Automation is supporting the vehicle drive of the future: e-mobility in theKU13_01
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Glamox supplies TX60 LED light fittings to Chrysaor for installation across three North Sea oil and gas platforms
LED lighting specialist Glamox has supplied more than 1,400 TX60 explosion-protected (Ex e) linear LED light fittings to Chrysaor – the UK’s leading North Sea independent oil and gas company – which