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Mecmesin OmniTest Machine Demo by the Duchess of Sussex at University of Chichester Tech Park Opening

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex officially opened the University of Chichester’s new Engineering and Digital Technology Park on 3 October 2018. Part of the tour of the £35million development, based at the Bognor Regis campus, was a visit to the Department of Engineering and Design. The laboratory features several …

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Machine Tool 4.0 – turning vision into reality

As a global automotive and industrial supplier, Schaeffler is digitally transforming its entire business, which involves the integration of its mechatronics components, systems and machines into the rapidly expanding world of the ‘Internet of Things’. Through its Machine Tool 4.0 project, Schaeffler wants to demonstrate that Industry 4.0 is not …

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RS Components bolsters educational support with new tools to inspire young engineering talent

RS Components (RS) has introduced new ranges of tools from Seeed Studio, Arduino and Bare Conductive that target academic institutions, including educators and students of electronics, as well as inspiring electronics design engineers with new projects and prototypes. The first launch is the Seeed Studio hardware innovation platform, which specialises …

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CMR UK finance director joins EEF Board

Maureen Jamieson, the finance director of Newcastle-based instrumentation control and automation specialist CMR UK, has been appointed to the EEF Regional Advisory Board for the North East. The move will see her working alongside other members to help regional engineering and manufacturing businesses share best practice and develop specific capabilities, while also advocating the …

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RS Components announces details of the ‘Big Step Challenge’ at electronica 2018

RS Components (RS) today announced details of the ‘Big Step Challenge’, which is being launched by the show organisers at electronica 2018. The challenge has been devised to harness the power of the show’s international audience essentially ‘walking to unite the world through technology’. The electronica trade fair attracts visitors …

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A vision of Plug and Inspect QA

Autonomous Machine Vision expert, Inspekto heads to VISION 2018 (November 6 to 8, 2018 in Stuttgart Germany) to launch its new product, powered by Plug & Inspect technology.  Inspekto is the founder of industrial Autonomous Machine Vision for quality inspection, gating and sorting. A German company with Israeli DNA, Inspekto …

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NIST method measures 3D polymer processing precisely

Recipes for three-dimensional (3D) printing, or additive manufacturing, of parts have required as much guesswork as science. Until now.  Resins and other materials that react under light to form polymers, or long chains of molecules, are attractive for 3D printing of parts ranging from architectural models to functioning human organs. …

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ONERA and DLR perform Beluga XL ground vibration testing

A joint team from the French aerospace research centre ONERA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) performed the ground vibration testing (GVT) of the new Airbus Beluga XL large transport aircraft. The mission of the new Beluga XL from Airbus is to cope with their production ramp-up and transport more …

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Prize draw devkit give-away and AR experience at Electronica ‘18 with Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics will exhibit at Electronica at Messe Munchen, Munich, 13 – 16 November 2018. As in previous years, Mouser is partnering with TTI under the slogan “From Design Chain to Supply Chain … Your Complete Distribution Solution”. The Mouser section of the joint stand will be a hub of engagement, with …

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Kistler Group takes over SMETEC

The pace of growth at Kistler remains high, as current business figures show: the group of companies recorded incoming orders totaling 370 million Swiss francs at the end of September 2018; this represents an increase of 16 per cent compared with the same period of the previous year. The strong …

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