In a world of constant technological advances, the photonics
industry is seeing rapid growth with no signs of a slow-down.
Photonics is the branch of technology concerned with the properties
On January 4, 2019
Bacterial contamination in the dairy industry can have major
implications for operators. It can result in product re-work,
wastage or recall – the cost of which can run into millions of
On December 18, 2018
Mobile electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets require
highly populated printed circuit boards (PCBs) to support their
functionality and performance requirements in an...
On November 28, 2018
As the brewing industry is becoming more competitive, breweries of
all sizes realize the importance of producing a higher quality
product while keeping an eye on the bottom line at the same time.
On November 20, 2018
Washing a car effectively takes more than soap and water; it takes
proper equipment. At the heart of the operation is the motor.
Motors actuate brushes, cars, water-hoses and more within a car
On November 14, 2018
Many companies, including those in the food and beverage,
pharmaceutical, cosmetics, manufacturing and electronics
industries, recognize the negative effects on quality created by
oil contact with...
On November 13, 2018
Lighter, versatile, non-corroding and cost-effective. These are
some of the advantages as to why manufacturers are increasingly
replacing metals with plastics for product development....
On November 13, 2018
Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) are useful for thermal
management in electronic components, as they enhance heat transfer
from a heat-generating component to a heat dissipater, or heat
On October 16, 2018
Check valves are typically thought of as a very simple component of
a hydraulic process. They permit the flow of fluid in one direction
and prevent flow in the opposite direction. Simple, right?...
On October 16, 2018
In today’s industrial manufacturing environment, hydraulic
cylinders are complex devices that incorporate a wide range of
components available in a multitude of sizes, configurations and
On October 10, 2018
The dairy industry is currently enjoying a period of growth,
principally driven by a shift in consumer preference towards
protein-heavy diets as opposed to carbohydrates and an increase in
On September 23, 2018
Sealing can often be a frustrating challenge when dealing with flow
batteries. Determining what materials are compatible with certain
chemistries or developing a profile that provides optimal...
On September 19, 2018
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and
industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make
conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for
On September 14, 2018
The impact of the failure of a sterile air and gas filter can be
potentially catastrophic for operators in the dairy industry. If a
filter has failed, but the problem has not been identified,...
On September 11, 2018
As the craft beer sector continues to grow, mainstream beer sales
continue to decline. Beer production in Europe has been in decline
since the 1970s, and with more and more drinkers demanding a...
On July 17, 2018
Challenged by the industry to advance the fire protection of hoses
used in aircraft engine applications, engineers at the Parker
Aerospace Stratoflex Products Division have used standard,...
On July 11, 2018
Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce
more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology
which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
On July 8, 2018
As consumers demand faster processing speeds, high-resolution
pictures, and a longer battery life, mobile electronic devices such
as smartphones and tablets require highly-populated printed...
On June 22, 2018
Any trip to the supermarket will demonstrate just how popular
healthy dairy products are – products which are low in fats, salts,
sugars and preservatives. This trend has driven the growth of
On May 30, 2018
It’s not an exaggeration to say oil is the lifeblood of all
machines. Commercial fleet vehicles, heavy machinery and
large-scale power generation equipment all rely on clean engine oil
On May 24, 2018