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16/11/2017
Clifton project demonstrates open source software for structural monitoring
Researchers at the University of Bristol are engaged in a project to demonstrate the viability of using free open source visualisation software for structural health monitoring on the Clifton Suspension Bridge. More...
14/11/2017
Researchers to test autonomous forklifts
Researchers at the University of Lincoln are about to embark on tests of prototype autonomous forklift trucks in a warehouse environment as part of a European project. More...
14/11/2017
Talking trash: Why steam could be the hidden gem in your biomass heating system
Imagine being able to use industrial waste to heat a building. Now imagine the ability to use steam to generate electrical power... More...
14/10/2017
Priorities set out for industrial digitalisation
Faster innovation and adoption of industrial digital technologies could be worth as much as £455bn to UK manufacturing over the next decade, according to a new report. More...
6/10/2017
Water Hammer & Thermal Expansion Threat
In the run-up to the heating season, start-up dangers are a serious problem for many heating systems using steam as a source of heat, largely due to the fact that they have been lying dormant over the summer. More...
25/9/2017
Understanding the Basic Fan Laws
The Fan Laws are a group of useful equations for determining the effects of a change in the speed, the diameter of the fan and the density of air in the system. They are most useful for determining the impact of extrapolating from a known fan performance to a desired performance. So in short the basic fan laws are used to express the relationship between fan performance and power. More...
20/9/2017
J1939 sensors measure hydraulic flow, temperature & pressure
Webtec has introduced a series of new SAE J1939 CAN hydraulic sensors for OEM mobile and industrial applications where customers require real-time monitoring of hydraulic flow, pressure and temperature around the clock. More...
15/9/2017
GX2 Linear LED High Bay
The new Goodlight GX2 Linear LED High Bay is the ultimate solution for traditional SON and metal halide high bays up to 500W. With a maximum lamp efficacy of 130Lm/W, providing an energy saving up to 85% and enabling installation at 4m to 15m. More...
15/9/2017
Maintaining uptime
As John F Kennedy said in his state of the union address in January 1962, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining”. More...