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Industrial Maintenance

Thermal Vision Research brings award-winning MoviTHERM MIO Series to UK

Specialist stockist of thermal imaging technology, Thermal Vision Research (TVR) has just signed the first UK distributor deal for the award-winning MIO Series modules for FLIR cameras, with California-based thermography business MoviTHERM. TVR saw an opportunity to introduce this new technology to…

  • 02/08/2016

Top tips for making the most of scheduled maintenance time

The spring clean - that odd occasion where you attack the housework with extra vigour and clean the top of the cupboards and behind the fridge. The difference between a spring clean and summer shut down is the fact that there is nothing stopping you cleaning behind the fridge any day of the week.

  • 05/07/2016

Automatic lubrication systems that stand up to corrosive, caustic environments

The latest in automated lubrication systems ensure optimum equipment performance, even in harsh pulp & paper plant environments, and reduced unscheduled maintenance. Corrosive plant environments are among the most serious threats to the pulp and paper industry, contributing to extensive…

  • 04/07/2016

No train, no gain: British engineers receive just five days training a year

Bosch Rexroth, is calling on industry to invest more in maintenance training following the results of a recent study … The survey conducted amongst 300 engineers by Bosch Rexroth, in conjunction with The Institution of Engineering and Technology (The IET), revealed that more than 50 per cent of…

  • 18/02/2016

Composite panel construction and cold store warehouse specialist to boost UK manufacturing capability

The £300,000 investment to improve its manufacturing facilities includes a new roll forming line for composite panel metal skins, plus vacuum lifting and fabrication equipment … Following an extensive evaluation, the company has also switched to the BASF Elastopor rigid polyurethane foam…

  • 15/02/2016

New range of insulated tools from RS Components provides safety for workers on electrically live lines

The RS Pro range of insulated tools targets electrical and maintenance engineers and technicians working in demanding environments such as in automotive, aerospace and power generation industries … RS Components (RS) has announced availability of a new range of RS Pro insulated tools for electrical…

  • 10/02/2016

UK manufacturer invests in growing space following export surge

At a time when manufacturing exports are approaching stagnation, one UK manufacturer of garden tools is bucking the trend after investing in temporary storage space in order to respond to surging demand from the export market … Husqvarna UK has significantly increased production at its factory in…

  • 05/02/2016

Trichloroethylene users gear up for April 21st sunset date

With less than three months to go until Trichloroethylene will be banned under REACH¹ regulations from ECSA type I, II, and III² component cleaning systems, new generation fluids are seeing an upsurge in orders, according to Graham Fraser, managing director of component cleaning specialists, Fraser…

  • 28/01/2016

Training and exhibition centre

Garage and industrial door manufacturer Hörmann has opened a new training and exhibition centre at its headquarters in Steinhagen, Germany. After just under two years of construction and with an area over 6000 m², the Hörmann Forum hosts the largest company product exhibition to date. In…

  • 28/01/2016

Cleaning up in Rouen - NCH Europe to exhibit at SEPEM Industries trade show

With France leading the charge in environmental awareness after COP21, global energy, water and maintenance solutions provider NCH Europe is calling on industrial manufacturers to clean up their act over the coming year. This call to arms coincides with the company’s attendance at the SEPEM…

  • 15/01/2016