Prioritising tyre safety

Peter Tillotson discusses the importance of tyre safety, including the importance of checking tyres for pressure and wear

Safety when transporting strong spirits

Cengiz Citlak reports on a beverage hose whichmeets the stringent requirements of food and hygiene legislation and can also safely discharge static electricity

Transforming power quality for the renewable age

Steve Hughes explores why rail providers need to be prepared for the inevitable shift to renewable energy and to manage potential power quality issues that may arise

Improving driver safety and efficiency with smart technologies

Peter Tillotson discusses the top three technologies set to revolutionise HGV safety in the next year

Early identification of faults on rail signalling power systems driven by new standards

Tony Edwards looks at how increasing demands for more effective identification of faults is shaping more sensitive and responsive monitoring

High-performance hoses for modern rail transport

Hygienically pure, highly flexible and robust potable water hose for the transport of drinking water both nationally and internationally

Protecting components in the right way

Steve Hughes explains how manufacturers of electronic components for the rail industry can protect their products from the elements

Reinforced soil, discrete panel faced walls

The Reading Viaduct is an elevated railway constructed by Maccaferri Ltd

Clutch drives forward hybrid transmissions technology

E220 electromagnetic clutch transmits high torque, high speed and high power from a diesel engine to an electric transmission system when the batteries begin to lose power

Smart travel for future cities

Integrating and connecting new tram lines for ‘’smart city’. The tram offers a convenient alternative to the stressful city centre traffic

Gearing up for take off

Graham Mackrell looks at the vital role low temperature gears play in the safe flights of aircraft. He highlights the key things that aerospace engineers and manufacturers must consider when selecting components

Low-profile railway inverters deliver 3-phase pure sine wave output voltage

The 300VA units meet the stringent requirements of EN50155 for electronic equipment used on rolling stock

Exhibitors sign up for Railtex 2017

Exhibition returns to the NEC in Birmingham from 9th to 11th May 2017

Connector solutions for the rail industry

CT-HE connector is suitable for battery modules in slide-in systems with more than 100,000 mating cycles

Resistors to keep the UK rolling

Specialist resistor manufacturer, Cressall provides service and site support to three of the country's biggest rail applications

Reliability even under challenging conditions

Fronius has developed a special housing for its Selectiva chargers

Transporting platinum ore across difficult terrain

Doppelmayr awarded contract to build a RopeCon system to transport the mined ore to the processing plant

New research investment will shape aircraft of the future

Renishaw is contributing its additive manufacturing expertise to a new £17.7 million project led by Airbus

The guardians of industrial networks

Industrial network service includes consultancy, feasibility testing, network design, implementation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance

Ensuring reliability of high speed trains

Schaeffler axlebox and gearbox bearings continue to ensure reliability of Hitachi Javelin high-speed trains


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