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
The advancements in hydraulics and variable speed drives (VSD) were
running in parallel for many years but on opposite sides of the
fence from each other in solving paper converting...
On June 29, 2018
From OEM component suppliers to heavy-duty truck manufacturers,
there are advantages of using cartridges in transportation
applications. Cartridges are used across many markets
On June 15, 2018
In today’s medical device industry, there is strong demand for
smaller, sleeker designs and speed to the market with the newest
breakthrough products. Engineers designing respiratory equipment,
On June 14, 2018
Laboratories around the world require a reliable and consistent
mixture of quality gases for a range of applications including gas
chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
On June 14, 2018
Over the past seven years, the water blast industry has witnessed
significant positive progress in many areas of operation, most
notably the area of safety. In September 2011, WJTA established a
On June 13, 2018
Heavy-duty vehicles, such as trucks and trailers, use air brake
systems to assure safe and effective stopping. Air brake tube
fittings are a virtually invisible component on these
vehicles, but they...
On June 7, 2018
As the technology that powers the Internet of Things (IoT)
progresses, it’s changing the way industrial companies operate. But
that technology brings security risks. Ransomware. Malware.
On June 6, 2018
From our personal devices to medical systems and online shopping,
it’s clear we live in a digital world—and the rapid progress of
that world is driven by data. The collection and application of
On June 5, 2018
Considering the variables that require attention in the design and
installation of a fluid conveyance system, it is no wonder that
hydraulic system engineers, operators and technicians are...
On June 5, 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
Inefficient energy allocation, heat generation and noise are
typical concerns among facility engineers in manufacturing
environments. Parker’s new variable speed drive solution, called
On May 17, 2018
Some of the world’s largest breweries have recently reported a
decline in sales as they have admittedly failed to amend their
brand portfolio to meet consumer trends. Sterile filtration could
On May 16, 2018
Given the many risks of excess heat in a hydraulic system – such as
fluid decomposition, increased wear on system components, damage to
seals and bearings, etc. – the need for an effective heat...
On May 15, 2018
Today, gas chromatography (GC), mass spectroscopy (MS) and similar
life science instrumentation are contributing to results in drug
discovery and development, forensics labs, and the next...
On April 24, 2018
As brewing becomes increasingly competitive, with consumers
demanding higher quality beers, and retailers looking for products
with greater assurance of shelf-lives, this sector of the food...
On April 9, 2018
Facility operators in the oil and gas industry have raised concerns
on how to solve their top failure modes: extremely short or
non-existent dry run pump time limits and unacceptable levels...
On March 29, 2018
When it comes to linear actuators, selecting the right drive
technology can be a precise balancing act as there is no ‘one size
fits all’ solution. Due to the breadth of applications – from
On February 28, 2018
One of the key considerations when choosing a stabilisation method
for a brewery’s operations is how the flavour profile of the final
product could be affected. There is little point in a finished...
On February 22, 2018
Condition monitoring has a key role to play in every maintenance
programme and can be a valuable tool for optimising safety
standards, maximising operational efficiency, and enhancing
On January 17, 2018