MachineBuilding.net Technical Articles Index
Machinery health and safety: consider the small things
Health and safety in manufacturing and engineering is the sum of all parts, no matter how big or small. Even the most unnoticeable components, like grips, handles and knobs, must be carefully selected and assessed, explains Marcus Schneck, CEO of standard components specialists norelem.
Guide to choosing the right screw drive
Kevin Moorcroft, Managing Director of Challenge Europe, explains some features of different screw drive types and how to select the right one for a given application.
How manufacturers can improve servitisation with social media
Last year, Waitrose & Partners announced it would begin testing its While You’re Away service, delivering orders into customers’ homes while they are out. Like supermarkets, manufacturers should continually improve their service offerings to stay competitive. Here Jonathan Wilkins, director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, explains how manufacturers can use social media to improve servitisation.
The importance of proper protection for electrical equipment
Karl Lycett, Rittal UK’s Product Manager for Climate Control, explains that businesses need to provide adequate protection for their electrical equipment in order to make the most of their assets.
Benefits of capacitor-based uninterruptible power supplies
Michael Raspotnig, a Senior Design Engineer with PULS Power, discusses the advantages of using capacitor-based power buffer modules instead of traditional lead-acid batteries for industrial uninterruptible power supplies.