Crane hydraulics in ports and dockyards
The demanding operating conditions, large loads and 24 hour working associated with portside container cranes means high-performance hydraulic systems are required. Ruppel Hydraulik has developed and produced a wide range of system solutions for harbour cranes, including compact hydraulic (Read More)
Alpha offers sales, hire, repair and calibration of electrical and electronic test equipment.
Alpha Electronics, the national distributor, hirer, repairer and calibrator of electrical and electronic test equipment, is now an authorised distributor for GE Druck. The offering includes a very wide range of portable pressure and loop calibrators, which can be viewed on (Read More)
This new 20 page brochure from Whitelegg Machines of Crawley comprehensively covers all instruments, tools and accessories for the repair and servicing of motors, coils and armatures.
Including their existing range and with new additions in the testing category, the brochure covers all operations (Read More)
Following a long association with Schleich Gmbh, Whitelegg Machines is now delighted to advise that they have been appointed sole agents for this well respected German company covering the UK, Ireland and Middle East (Read More)
Sonatest Ltd are pleased to announce the release of the latest range of the Sitescan and Masterscan series of flaw detectors.
Retaining the best features of the established series, the new range has evolved in response to the requirements of users (Read More)
While stocks last and before 31st December 2014, Fluke UK is offering a free iPad® to purchasers of one from a range of Fluke Thermal Imaging cameras.
Using Fluke’s latest Connect app downloaded to the iPad, customers can generate reports and communicate results directly to their client or colleagues from the jobsite. This saves time and money, (Read More)
Engineering Maintenance Solutions magazine has teamed up with thermographic services specialist Ti Thermal Imaging Ltd to offer EMS readers a free three-month trial of its new TICOR™ Android-based thermal imaging reporting application which provides immediate one click report generation. (Read More)
Thermal and acoustic insulation materials manufacturer Armacell has received planning permission for a new extension development to increase floor space and production capacity at their UK factory located on Mars Street, Oldham. (Read More)
Plant hire fulfils so many industrial needs, it could be the low-cost options to acquire equipment needed to complete a one-off job or more substantial plant offering a total solution, supporting or taking over the role of a chiller, boiler or air-conditioning system.
Conscientious business owners, premises and facility managers and industrial plant engineers, around (Read More)
The new version of Pirana CMMS incorporates powerful features to support Servicing and Inspection.
A major feature of the latest release of Pirana CMMS is the easy creation of uniform ‘checklists’, eliminating the need to input the same information multiple times. This is extremely useful for routes, projects, installations, setups and upgrades. (Read More)
SoftSols Group, provider of the Maintenance Management Solution Software, Agility, are embarking on a new program of webinars ‘Get More with Agility’, to introduce new and existing customers to the range of features and uses of the system.
“Over the summer months we spoke to our customers and it became very clear that there is a real hunger for people to (Read More)
At one time, the maintenance department in many an organisation was regarded simply as an overhead cost, one which was often unfairly placed first in line when it came to budget cuts.
More recently, it has been generally accepted that the maintenance function can – and indeed must – play a pivotal role in improving operational efficiency, supporting regulatory (Read More)
Corporate apps are fast transforming the way individuals operate within the business. But how many organisations – or individuals – recognise the highly variable levels of security between apps and the inherent risks associated with badly considered mobile deployments? (Read More)
World class organisations are increasingly recognising that their maintenance service can help to make their business more competitive and successful, and it is now more necessary than ever for the maintenance operations team to be able to demonstrate good performance. (Read More)
The Port of Tilbury is London’s major and greenest port and at each high tide the water level inside the impounding dock is raised to meet shipping and operational requirements.
This is performed by four 57.5” vertical A/F Vickers Armstrong pumps installed in the late 1960’s and over the years they have served the dock extremely well. At any one time three pumps are used, pumping up to (Read More)
The addition of super duplex stainless steel to the range of liquid head materials available now enables Hydra-Cell G15 pumps to manage the tough-to-handle waste waters processed in ‘zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems.
As water becomes an ever more expensive commodity, industrial, oil, chemical and petrochemical companies (Read More)
The new Jack-Luber is a fully self-contained battery powered lubricator available with either a 125cc or 250cc replaceable grease cartridge.
Grease cartridges can be supplied filled with the specific brand & type of grease type required for the application (Read More)
Hydrovane launches new high-efficiency HR range of rotary vane compressors.
Hydrovane, part of the Gardner Denver Group announces the HR Regeneration series; a brand new range of rotary vane compressors, designed to deliver significant energy reductions for operators requiring a reliable and (Read More)
METPOINT® OCV Makes The Quality Of Compressed Air Visible
METPOINT OCV offers precision measurement technology for all industrial sectors, where compressed air plays an important part in the production process and realtime monitoring of compressed air quality is process critical. (Read More)
Measurement technology makes the purity of compressed air visible and points out the optimisation potentials in the system.
The measurement instrumentation from BEKO TECHNOLOGIES provides a reliable data base for the assessment and assurance of the compressed-air quality and for the identification of hidden cost drivers. (Read More)
Thorite has published a bright and highly informative guide to the products and services it specialises in to ensure maximum efficiency and safety when using compressed air in the workplace. (Read More)
One of the major directives that is impacting on the activities of compressed air equipment manufacturers in the UK is the Ecodesign of Energy Related Products’ Directive 2009/125/EC.
According to Gov.UK, the objective of the Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC is to “reduce greenhouse gas (Read More)
Energy efficiency of compressed air filters increased by new filtration technology
The differential pressure in filtering compressed air and gases is now being reduced by 50%, thanks to a new filter medium. This extremely favourable performance that engineers at Donaldson were able to achieve by developing their new UltraPleat® filtration (Read More)
A leading commercial and industrial heating manufacturer is urging local authorities and housing associations to upgrade or implement district heating schemes.
Geoff Hobbs, Business Development Director at Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating, argues that modern district heating schemes hold the potential to enhance energy efficiency due to the advancement of (Read More)
Filtertechnik has taken water absorbency to the next level with Filtasorb 2 which can hold twice the volume of water than the previous version and 3 times as much as its nearest competitor. (Read More)
- 17% less deadweight than cranes with box-section girders
- Oscillation characteristics cut by up to 30%
- Service life doubled to over 500,000 load changes
Terex Material Handling has launched the new generation Demag V-type crane, which sets new standards in the industry. (Read More)
The onus is on steam plant owners and operators to reduce energy consumption and optimise plant performance. Andrew Prew, Market Development Manager at Spirax Sarco outlines the energy-saving and other benefits of modern control valves and explains why a failing valve can actually be an opportunity to cut energy consumption, improve process control and reduce costs.
It is estimated that more than 70% of existing valves are over-sized because steam load has either reduced since their installation or been overestimated. Failing to take action contributes to energy inefficiency though poor process control, leading to increased costs. (Read More)
W.G.Beaumont & Son Ltd of Romford are a chosen contractor for National Gas Grids for applying surface coating protection of weld joints and fittings in refurbishment programmes carried out in various areas of the UK.
A typical contract for National Grid carried out by W.G.Beaumont using Denso Protal 7300 is shown in the photographs. (Read More)
Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd has recently introduced a Differential thermometer kit, ideal for plumbers and heating engineers. (Read More)
In a UK exclusive agreement with NES, Damar International are now selling the NES Thread Repair Tool. The internal tool and external tool eliminate the need for stocking taps and dies in the hope that one will fit a maintenance issue arising from damaged threads. (Read More)
A Winn & Coales Denso Tape system has been chosen to give corrosion protection to three large non-return valves at the National Grid Carnforth Compressor Station in Lancashire.
The contract for this project was carried out by the civil engineering company J Anderson & Son Ltd (JAS) based in Wath on Dearne, (Read More)
It’s full steam ahead at one of the UK’s leading industrial boiler and furnace companies following a management buyout supported by £750,000 of funding to ensure the survival of the historic business.
Wellman Group, in Oldbury, is now a new company called Robey-Wellman Boilers and Furnaces Ltd, following the MBO by Steven Price, Leigh Bryan and Peter Gibbs. (Read More)
An important use for Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd’s Denso paste has been found to be its regular application to the anchored chain links of Clifton Suspension Bridge.
The wrought iron suspension chains which support the world-famous bridge are anchored in tunnels 18 metres down in the rocks on each side of the Avon Gorge. (Read More)
Many industrial and manufacturing processes can produce hazardous airborne particles which need to be extracted away in order to protect the working environment and any susceptible personnel. (Read More)
The latest engine stand supplied to Clarke Energy in Liverpool is a Benco 25 unit, manufactured by The Brixworth Engineering Company Ltd and designed for the safe and effective powered manipulation of large engines or other heavy workpieces up to 25 tonnes in weight. (Read More)
The Hi-line range of HPSA (heatless pressure swing adsorption) desiccant dryers are now all equipped as standard with their new HDC-1 digital controller, providing a digital dewpoint display. (Read More)
AxFlow has announced that it has taken on the exclusive distribution of APV heat exchangers for industrial markets in the UK.
APV heat transfer solutions for cooling, heating, condensing and evaporation of process fluids are used across a wide range of industries and AxFlow now becomes the prime source of distribution to the chemical, industrial, (Read More)
An innovative new service has launched, designed to help manufacturing businesses buy and sell CNC machinery with complete confidence and ease.
The CNConlineauctions.com website is an easy-to-navigate online auction system for buying and selling CNC machine tools in the UK and Europe, with a location set up in the United States (Read More)
Exclusively distributed by Analysco in the UK and Ireland
Spectro Inc.’s new Q5800 Expeditionary Fluid Analysis System is aimed at critical asset owners in the military, mining, marine and off-shore industries. It is the latest in Spectro’s new product development philosophy of offering immediate lab-quality information about oil (Read More)
German insurance company Allianz has approved online system Intellinova Compact with the SPM HD shock pulse measurement technology for condition monitoring of wind turbines. (Read More)
Fluke, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, has introduced an easy-to-use Laser Shaft Alignment tool that provides fast, accurate and actionable answers to keep plants up and running. (Read More)
ACE has developed a free app for the iPhone that measures vibration and then offers a reliable selection of vibration isolation products.
VibroChecker is a true innovation and gets the results you need in just three steps: The ACE app can perform ideal measurements when the iPhone is fully placed on the surface to be measured. (Read More)
CTS – Combined Technical Solutions – carries out all aspects of work related to built environments including both reactive and planned preventative maintenance. Based in London, the company provides an excellent example of how the inclusion of thermal imaging windows reduces inspection costs and makes maintenance smarter, without increasing health and safety risks. (Read More)
For maximum power generation, system life and the best return on investment every solar cell on a solar panel must be working.
To provide this assurance industry is increasingly employing thermal imaging as its preferred method for locating defects. (Read More)
Swindon based combustion equipment manufacturer, G P Burners, is now offering an optional touch screen interface.
The TSI5000 touch screen is available with all of the company’s new PLC controlled burners and may be retrofitted to existing equipment with PLC controls. It has been designed to simplify burner operation and assist engineers in maintenance and service regimes. (Read More)
Timothy Taylor’s, the Keighley based brewer of award winning beers, has completed a £12 million investment programme with the installation of a new 10,000 kgs/hour boiler costing £1/2 million. (Read More)
Fulton’s managing director Carl Knight looks at why regular maintenance of a steam boiler is so important.
In short, regular servicing and maintenance is essential to maintain the optimum operating efficiency and safety; and ensure long-term reliability. (Read More)
CERTUSS offer seven construction groups within their range of fossil fuel Generators with outputs ranging from 80kg/hr to 2000kg/hr and operating pressures of up to 32 Bar G. To accompany the Generator, CERTUSS also offer their CVE Package Plant Module, (Read More)
The Avondale Mental Care home in Liverpool is a 50 bedded registered mental nursing home and was established in 1991 by charity Delphside.
The centre provides care, support and rehabilitation for adults with a wide range of mental health related issues. (Read More)
Biomar Grangemouth has sliced between 9 and 10% off its annual gas bill with the help of a system to recover energy from flash steam that would otherwise be lost to atmosphere.
The aquaculture manufacturer says that the energy savings alone mean that the Flash Recovery Energy Management Equipment (FREME) engineered system from Spirax Sarco (Read More)
Riello has introduced a free CIBSE-accredited CPD course for consulting and in-house engineers, covering the specification, installation and maintenance of gas boosters for use with gas-fired burners in commercial and industrial applications. (Read More)
One of the world’s leading heating and hot water manufacturers, Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating, has extended its range of industrial steam plant solutions with the addition of a new heat recovery system, designed to operate in conjunction with Combined Heat and Power (CHP) modules, as well as other industrial heating systems. (Read More)
Industrial process heating specialist Babcock Wanson UK is pleased to announce a unique new Thermal Fluid Heating System rental service.
This new rental service, which can provide up to 900kW of energy to a process, will enable customers to trial a thermal fluid heater for a fixed time at a fixed rental price. (Read More)
Forward Thinking Boiler House Control
Lost production due to unplanned boiler downtime is something we all fear.
Downtime on your daily operation can cost you thousands, and with the boiler being at the heart of many industry applications, one thing you don’t need is the stress caused by a boiler breakdown. (Read More)
There are three main standards currently in use which directly relate to the purity of the compressed air quality and testing requirements for industry. (Read More)
Universal Heat Transfer Ltd (UHT) of Atherston, Warwicks, are heat exchange and transfer specialists in supplying equipment and services to industry.
One of their latest projects involved the manufacture of header boxes and channel heads for the refurbishment of four hydrogen coolers for a power station generator cooling system. (Read More)
ESAB, a world leader in welding and cutting technologies, now offers a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) for its Warrior™ Tech 9-13 Auto-Darkening welding helmet, part of its comprehensive line of personal protection equipment. (Read More)
Innovative Hydraulic Systems For Harbour And Container Cranes
Alpha Electronics now an authorised distributor for GE Druck
Whitelegg’s New Equipment Brochure Covers All Aspect Of Motor Repair
Whitelegg Appointed as UK and Ireland Agents for Schleich Motor Test Equipment
Sonatest Launch A New Flaw Detector Series Offering Choice, Customisation And Performance, Take A Closer Look.
Fluke offers free iPad® for real-time sharing of thermal imaging data
Free Thermal Imaging Software Trial - Produce Instant TI Survey Reports With Just One Click!
Smart Vibration Switch
Plans Approved For Factory Extension At Armacell Insulation Manufacturing Site
Contingency Boiler Plant
Comprehensive Checklists and Mobile Solutions from Shire Systems
‘Get More with Agility’
The Four I’s of Successful CMMS
Mobile apps – Business Enabler or Security Disaster?
Stepping Up Your Performance Management
Tilbury Docks Impounding Pump Refurbishment
Hydra-Cell Excels in Zero Liquid Discharge
ATS Electro-Lube (UK) Ltd Have Added Another Product To Their Well Proven Range Of Self Contained Automatic Lubricators.3
From Generation To Regeneration
Vapour In Compressed Air – Safe Monitoring, 24 h Process Reliability
New Sensors For The METPOINT® Measurement Technology
The Simple, Comprehensive Solution to Meet Current Compressed Air Health & Safety Regulations
Improving Compressed Air Efficiency At A European Level
Innovative Filtration And Drying Technologies For Compressed Air Users
Now Is The Time To Embrace District Heating
AN INNOVATIVE NEW BRITISH TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REMOVAL OF WATER FROM OILS AND FUELS
Demag V-Type – A New Generation Of Industrial Cranes
Getting The Most From Control Valves
Denso Protal Chosen for National Gas Grid Protection
Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd introduces a new Differential thermometer kit for plumbers and heating engineers
Internal and External Thread Fixing Tools are a Maintenance Dream
Denso Tape System Protects National Grid Non-return Valves
Full Steam Ahead For Historic Boiler Company
Denso Paste Protection for Clifton Suspension Bridge
Reliable & Robust Dust Extraction from Axair Fans UK
Latest Benco Engine Stand For Loads Up To 25 Tonnes Supplied To Clarke Energy
Hi-Line HPSA Dryers Fitted With New Controllers And Digital Dewpoint Display
AxFlow To Distribute Industrial Sector APV Heat Exchangers
Innovative New Online Machine Tool Auction Launches To Manufacturing Industry
Spectro’s Q5800 fluid analysis system delivers full oil analysis right at the point of sampling
Allianz Approves Shock Pulse Technology For Condition Monitoring Of Wind Turbines
Fluke’s New Laser Shaft Alignment Tool Provides Fast, Actionable Answers
Free ACE VibroChecker app turns iPhone into vibration checker
CUTTING COSTS AND KEEPING SAFE … they are no longer mutually exclusive
FAST AND EFFECTIVE IDENTIFICATION OF SOLAR CELL DEFECTS
TOUCH THE SCREEN AND FEEL THE POWER
Installation Of New Boiler Completes Timothy Taylor’s Brewery Development
Boiler Maintenance: Why Is It So Important?
All CERTUSS Steam Generators are type tested according to European Pressure Equipment Guideline DGRL 97/23/EG (2)
NOx class 5 Condensing Boilers for Refurbished Residential Care Home
Flash steam recovery trims Biomar’s gas bill around 10%
Riello launches CIBSE accredited gas booster CPD course
BOSCH LAUNCHES NEW HEAT RECOVERY STEAM BOILER
BABCOCK WANSON THERMAL FLUID HEATERS NOW AVAILABLE TO RENT
Forward Thinking Boiler House Control
ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) Air Quality Standards
Fluke Power Quality Seminars programme for 2014
Winn & Coales Coating Protects Power Station Header Boxes
Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2014
ESAB’S WARRIOR™ TECH HELMET NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATOR