Partnership for automated hygienic workwear management
Polytex has signed its first distribution agreement in Britain with Renwear, which has already provided a Polytex automated hygienic workwear management solution to a large meat processing plant in the London region.
What technology goes into making jewellery?
Similar to most industries, technology has played its part in improving the efficiency of the jewellery design and manufacturing process. But which types of specific technology have transformed the sector?
Ultimaker presents the Ultimaker Transformation Summit
Ultimaker organises the Ultimaker Transformation Summit. This free online summit, being held 20th-23rd April, will feature vision keynotes, product launches, and demonstrations. A fully customised, interactive showroom brings the Ultimaker ecosystem to life.
Products expected to fail without liquid protection
Five in every six (83%) manufacturers would expect their electronic products to fail within a year without liquid protection, with accidental submersion and spills seen as the two biggest risks to causing liquid damage to products, according to a research study carried out by liquid protection solutions provider P2i.
Investing in adhesives: considerations for ROI
One of the major considerations when specifying an adhesive is how quickly it will deliver return on investment (ROI), a metric that is affected by a variety of tangible and intangible factors. Here Matthew Baseley, Technical Sales Executive at adhesives specialist Intertronics, has explained the considerations that determine return on investment (ROI) in an adhesives process.
New season of Talking Additive Podcast launched
Talking Additive, the 3D printing podcast exploring the impact of additive manufacturing, has launched season 3 today. The third season kicks off with Jürgen von Hollen, CEO at Ultimaker on the need for local additive manufacturing at times where markets are constantly adapting, and global supply chains are failing. Furthermore, customers and allies share first-h...
Wafer-scale production of graphene-based photonic devices
Our world needs reliable telecommunications more than ever before. However, classic devices have limitations in terms of size and cost and, especially, power consumption that is directly related to greenhouse emissions. Here, Francesco Bonaccorso, Deputy Head of Innovation of the Graphene Flagship, explains how a new technology could change this - and also transform the future of broadband.
Practical testing for a productive process
Up front evaluation of the performance of materials and equipment for a manufacturing process to establish how they will perform in the real world can greatly reduce the risk of problems later down the line. One of the steppingstones to productivity is a simple, efficient and error free process when first setting up the production. Here Kevin Cook, Technical Manager at adhesives specialist Intertronics, has discussed how practical testing c...
IC test solutions centre stage at SEMICON China 2021
Semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest will feature its newest products and solutions for advanced ICs at SEMICON China (March 17-19) at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).
Corrosion protection saves money in automotive tooling
When thinking of corrosion protection in the auto industry, it is easy to focus on rust prevention for vehicles and auto parts themselves. But it can be just as important to protect the tooling and dies used to make the auto components. For example, corrosion on plastic injection molds for auto interiors or on gauging equipment for quality inspection can lead to costly repairs or losses if not prevented.