MachineBuilding.net Technical Articles Index
Persistent security – protect your business from cyber attacks
Tim Ricketts, Director of M.A.C. Solutions provides some useful hints and tips for businesses looking to improve the security of their Industrial Control Systems and better protect their business from cyber attacks.
Metal detectors: the natural choice for food-on-the-go SMEs
Britain’s appetite for food-on-the-go (FOTG) looks set to continue, with greater product innovations, clean and healthy eating, ethnic foods and artisan local produce driving consumers away from the daily sliced bread sandwich ritual. Fortress Technology’s European Sales Director Phil Brown explores the implications that this has on the 6100-plus micro, small and medium sized enterprises who are catering to our more adventurous pallets and explains why metal detectors are the most cost-effective and popular route to protect FOTG suppliers from the most likely contaminant risk – metal.
A closer look at Harmonic Drive’s WavePlus technology
Sometimes, you only need one small innovation to make something revolutionary. Sliced bread, for example, simply took a stroke of inspiration for Otto Rohwedder to combine automatic bread wrapping equipment with cutting functionality. Here, Graham Mackrell, managing director of precision gearing expert Harmonic Drive UK, explains WavePlus technology, an innovative development in strain wave gearing.