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Articles from Plant & Works Engineering (January 1, 2020)

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2020 BUYERS' GUIDE. Buyers guide 20707
Achieving ISO 14001:2015 Certification. 142
Anti-fatigue matting. 137
Armed Forces Covenant. 147
Asset data in real time: PWE takes a look at how Fetch Data Collector software from MAC Solutions has allowed a water treatment company to view critical assets data in real-time. 768
Atlas Copco celebrates 100 years in the UK. 535
BCAS supports new UK-based supply chain development platform. 314
Bearing beauty is only skin deep: Beauty is only skin deep. Albeit cliche, the same is true of ball bearings. External signs of rust do not necessarily equate to poor performance. However, many customers are falling foul of this misconception. Chris Johnson, managing director of miniature bearing specialist SMB Bearings, explains. 456
Compressed air quality analysis. 149
End of year flourish. 159
Extra-wide mobile yard ramp. 139
Factory magnets solutions. 138
Former apprentice and motorsport legend opens new OAS training centre. 523
Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton joins the Academy. 247
Get winter-ready. 137
Heavyweight solution: PWE takes a look at how a German concrete manufacturer is using a mobile gantry to lift its very heavy loads. 753
Hot air blower. 145
Improving product performance and longevity. 219
Increasing protection through layers. 135
INDEX OF COMPANIES. 13179
Inrush current--a hidden safety problem: Alarm sounders and sounder beacons are safety-critical notification devices present in building procedures and manufacturing processes across the globe, so you need to be aware that there is a hidden issue that could cause problems resulting in unwanted plant downtime. James Morgan, product manager at Eaton, takes a closer look at how to mitigate or prevent the effects of inrush current. 989
Inventory cycle count system. 126
Investigation resolves issue with blowers overheating: Water treatment facilities rely on filtration systems to remove waste products as part of the process to recycle the water before it returns to the river. These filters are periodically cleaned by backwashing them with air bubbles produced by large blowers. Following two unexpected blower failures, Sulzer was asked to investigate the cause and improve the reliability of the system. 847
MAKE uk - the manufacturers' organisation monthly news comment. Phipson, Stephen 505
Managing food waste: Tobius Antius, CEO of food process automation company Novotek AB, explains how, with automation and systems, manufacturers can help to minimise the creation of food waste in manufacturing. 901
Managing the big data flood: Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at obsolete parts supplier, EU Automation looks at how to effectively funnel big data for use in operational risk management. 855
Modular connector system. 133
New distributor announced. 130
New safety lock out. 142
Opportunities ahead. 303
Optimising product performance: A wireless torque sensor provided an effective solution to an interesting engineering challenge when Advanced Design Innovations (ADI), a specialist supplier of custom manufacturing and testing equipment, was asked by Bristan, manufacturers of bathroom taps and showers, to develop a new durability test rig to help optimise product performance. 687
Plasma cutting consumables. 144
Premix burners now up to 3MW. 124
Process heaters for flour miller. 143
Protecting marine-side rising main. 135
Proximity inductive sensors. 133
Pumps prove to be the solid solution. 251
Pyrometers for high temperatures. 146
Ramp installation proves fruitful. 136
RoSPA Gold Award. 142
Sensor-to-cloud platform. 129
Smart condition monitoring solution. 325
Southern Manufacturing returns: Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough between February 11th-13th 2020, and will again include a range of exhibitors spanning the full spectrum of engineering activity. PWE reports. 686
Supporting the food industry. 145
Tackling the skills gap. 132
Tough stainless-steel sensors. 137
Two new compressors. 147
Which assessment is the right one? 237
Winter jackets and gilets. 143

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