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Is your lubricant good enough to eat?

 Is your lubricant good enough to eat?

John Chappell looks at how production efficiency need not be compromised by the requirement to use food-grade lubricants

Thermal imaging: faster diagnostics, quicker solutions

Thermal imaging: faster diagnostics, quicker solutions

From over-heating pipe joints to metal processing, the ability to identify and solve problems quickly is crucial. Sean Ottewell reports

Understanding materials an important factor in process success

Understanding materials an important factor in process success

For chemical companies to be able to store, move and process their materials effectively, an understanding of each material's particle characteristics is essential

Advanced computing and control systems transform chemical plants

Advanced computing and control systems transform chemical plants

Chemical companies rely increasingly on advanced computing and control systems to keep their plants at peak efficiency. Eugene McCarthy reports

Taking the heat out of trouble-shooting

 Taking the heat out of trouble-shooting

Plant management solutions are homing in on all aspects of the process, from design to logistics. With valuable results, says Eugene McCarthy

Playing it safe with compressed air

Playing it safe with compressed air

Ben Rickards examines some key products and devices designed to help manufacturers manage compressed air system safety in accordance with the latest legislation

Monitoring steam traps

Monitoring steam traps

Steam traps are often ignored or poorly maintained - which can be a very expensive mistake. Sean Ottewell reports

Underwater ship noise characterisation with sound intensity

Portable sound intensity solution devised by system-support engineering expert

Technical adviser in oil and gas sector to expand footprint in West Norway

Well-known oil and gas industry adviser relocates its Norwegian HQ to Stavanger, led by Marianne Hauso

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Process

Rotary valves certified for dry cleaning

Rotary valves certified for dry cleaning

Helps system integrators and end users who must satisfy high requirements when it comes to sanitary...

Thermal imaging camera for industrial and fundamental R&D

New and enhanced version of T650sc thermal imaging camera launched by FLIR Systems

Heavy-duty spring levellers

Even if dust particles are present, the lubricant embedded in the bushing material ensures smooth...


Renewables

Corrosion resistant shaft collars for marine and subsea applications

Corrosion resistant shaft collars for marine and subsea applications

Applications found in AUVs, ROVs, seismic activity detection, tidal power and deep sea drilling...

Remote condition monitoring brings savings for Spanish wind farm

Condition monitoring system detects any signs of damage to drive train components

Determining the value of waste materials as fuel feedstock

Key to assessing the value of a waste material as a potential fuel feedstock is in determining its...

Oil & Gas

Spanish EPC achieves 40% time savings with AVEVA Electrical

Spanish EPC achieves 40% time savings with AVEVA Electrical

Initec implements AVEVA Electrical to gain greater efficiency across all of its projects

Rise in demand for rental equipment for offshore drilling projects predicted

Industry expert foresees bright times ahead as new developments help reinvigorate the sector

First Canadian contract for global drilling and engineering company

KCA Deutag Platform Services division awarded its first Canadian contract for Hebron Project


Design

Spanish EPC achieves 40% time savings with AVEVA Electrical

Spanish EPC achieves 40% time savings with AVEVA Electrical

Initec implements AVEVA Electrical to gain greater efficiency across all of its projects

Blind rivet nut studs with coarse threads

Typical applications in the automotive sector are the fixing of plastic nuts, plastic cable holder...

Wide aspect ratio 12.3in Rugged+ TFT display

8:3 aspect ratio enables unique designs for variety of applications

Power

Thermal imaging camera for industrial and fundamental R&D

Thermal imaging camera for industrial and fundamental R&D

New and enhanced version of T650sc thermal imaging camera launched by FLIR Systems

Benefits of dry air protection

Desiccant dehumidification protect’s steam components, water quality improves, and there is less...

No blackouts with mobile storage solution

Could offer a flexible solution to support the existing supply network


Electronics

Reintroduction of Intel micro controller solutions by electronics expert

Reintroduction of Intel micro controller solutions by electronics expert

Intel’s 8XC196 family is once again being used by Rochester Electronics

Dual protocol ANT SoC module

Small, future-proof solution features concurrent support of ANT and Bluetooth low energy; RF...

85mΩ high function power switch

The XC8107 power switch from Torex is optimised for USB 2.0 and 3.0 applications, as well as power...

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