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Bringing gensets into the Internet of Things

According to research by Oneserve, machine downtime costs UK manufacturers more than £180 billion every year. To reduce the cost of downtime, several industries have connected their equipment to the Internet of Things (IoT) for an accurate understanding of their performance. Now, with the…

  • 06/07/2021

Narrow Aisle leads the green revolution by ending production of LP Gas-powered lift trucks 

Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the iconic Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks – has announced that, as part of its corporate responsibility towards the environment, it will no longer offer LP Gas-powered Flexi models. It is understood that Narrow Aisle is the first…

  • 10/03/2021

Shell introduces a portfolio of carbon neutral lubricants in Europe

Shell today announced it will offer customers carbon neutral lubricants across a range of products for passenger cars, heavy duty diesel engine and industrial applications. This initiative meets a growing desire from consumer and commercial vehicle drivers to lower their carbon footprint. Under the…

  • 24/02/2021

Wieland’s new podis® power bus system – for the simple distribution of power

The new podis® power bus system from Wieland Electric helps to implement the distribution of power quickly and easily. Ideal for use in airports for baggage conveyor systems, office buildings, shopping centres for the ruting of power, the podis® power bus system has found popularity more…

  • 30/07/2020
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Battery care when forklift fleets get back to work

As lockdown begins to lift and logistics operations prepare to get back to work, rarely has it been more important to pay proper attention to forklift batteries that have been out of action for several weeks. Hoppecke Industrial Batteries is reminding businesses to treat the live wet chemistry in…

  • 30/06/2020

NexSys ATEX batteries bring advantages of Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology to materials handling vehicles operating in hazardous areas

NexSys ATEX batteries, available from EnerSys, allow materials handling vehicles to work safely in hazardous areas where there is an explosion risk. They conform to ATEX standards, which are compulsory and a legal requirement in Europe and NexSys batteries are also available world-wide certified in…

  • 18/05/2020

New white paper explores role of next generation fuses in protecting battery systems and preventing EV fires

Sensata Technologies, one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensor solutions, industrial controls, power management, and electrical protection, has launched a new white paper – How the GigaFuse Helps Maximize Safety in Advanced Battery Systems. Advanced battery systems need advanced…

  • 16/03/2020
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Varegro installs first ever Cummins Gas Generator within a greenhouse environment

Belgian-based greenhouse growing company Varegro is using a Cummins HSK78G gas generator to power its facility in Oostrozebeke, West Flanders, making it the first in the world to be installed in a greenhouse environment. Varegro, which has been harvesting for over 40 years to become one of the…

  • 13/02/2020

NexSys® battery range now covers all materials handling vehicle applications

Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) battery technology from EnerSys®, long-established in providing highly flexible, maintenance-free operation for materials handling vehicles, is now available in two forms. First is the NexSys CORE battery (available only in EMEA markets), a high-performance…

  • 11/02/2020
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Curtis introduces new one-size-fits-all high frequency TEMPO battery charger

A suitcase-sized multi-function high efficiency three phase HF charger for charging a range of batteries from a single unit. It’s up to 94 per cent efficient and comes complete with a three-year warranty from Northampton based UK charger specialist, Curtis Instruments. TEMPOs will charge a…

  • 04/02/2020
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