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AME invests in collaborative robot technology

Graduate engineers at the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) will be among the first in the UK to be trained on the latest robotic technology.

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ – a joint collaboration between Unipart Manufacturing and Coventry University – has invested more than £50,000 into purchasing ABB’s YuMi, a ...
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Fixing the future

Thermography and vibration monitoring can be invaluable in detecting problems with machinery. But how can plant engineers get the most value? Hywel Roberts investigates

Every breath you take

Many employers buy local exhaust ventilation (LEV) to protect workers’ health, but it doesn’t work. As Mark Venables discovers this may be because it’s the wrong type or because it’s not properly installed, used or maintained.

Overcoming maintenance stagnation

Put your lean know-how to the test in our continuous improvement dilemma column

Dealing with under-performance

Spot the symptoms of lack of engagement and adopt a structured improvement road map, says DAK's Dennis McCarthy

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Taking care of your assets

While many companies are making use of reliability techniques such as condition based monitoring (CBM), reliability centred maintenance (RCM) and root cause analysis (RCA) to achieve improvement benefits, a joined-up approach to asset care is required in order to influence bottom line profits and ensure maximum impact is achieved

FLIR Systems launches low-cost IR thermometer

FLIR Systems, has launched what it describes as a powerful, affordable, compact imaging IR thermometer that lets you see invisible heat patterns, measure temperatures accurately, and conveniently store images and measurement data for reporting.

Atlas Copco’s VSD compressors celebrate two decades

As Atlas Copco Compressors is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its air compressor variable speed drive (VSD) technology, it calculates that UK industry has saved around 240 million kWh of electricity by using Atlas Copco VSD compressors.