UpComing Tradeshows

September 07-11, 2020
Munich, Germany

September 28-30, 2020
MINExpo 2020 - POSTPONED to 2021
Las Vegas, NV


06 August 2020

Die Castings in Blue Bin

Die Casting is Just the Beginning

Die casting processes can often deliver products that can be used “as cast”, i.e. no additional manufacturing activities are required, and the parts are immediately ready for use. Nonetheless, there are situations where supplementary treatments are necessary to optimise the casting’s performance and capabilities.

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30 July 2020


Matrix brake ideal for compact multi-directional forklift

Specialised forklift trucks enable modern warehouses to maximise space and product flow efficiency, ultimately increasing profitability of the operator. The continuous design and development of these trucks is key to unlocking new advantages, a philosophy that also applies to critical sub-assemblies such as brakes.

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20 July 2020

Thomson Embedded CAN Bus

Thomson Introduces Compact Electromechanical Linear Actuators with Embedded CAN Bus Support and PLC Capability

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has announced availability of their new Electrak® MD, a more compact electromechanical actuator that retains all of the intelligence built into its larger counterparts.

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16 July 2020

Heavy Truck Emissions

Jacobs Vehicle Systems Supports CARB's Latest Guidelines for Heavy Truck Emissions

Officials at Jacobs Vehicle Systems have reviewed and support the recently proposed emission reduction strategies by the California Air Resources Board to further limit smog-forming nitrogen oxide and particulate emissions from diesel-powered heavy trucks.

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25 June 2020

HACCP Risk Factors

Specifying geared motors to reduce HACCP risk factors

Geared motors are found throughout food and beverage production sites, used to drive conveyor belts, stirrers & agitators, packaging machinery and other equipment along the production line. The geared motor design lends itself to energy efficiency and reliability, a must for any modern production facility. However, the food & beverage industry also requires strict hygiene compliance, meaning that specialised geared motors are a wise choice for such facilities.

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