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PWE appointed official media partner for National Manufacturing Summit

DFA Manufacturing Media, publisher of Plant & Works Engineering, Smart Futures, Drives & Controls, and Hydraulics & Pneumatics magazines, has been appointed as an official media partner of the National Manufacturing Summit.

Chartered Chemical Engineer recognised in New Year Honours List 2022

Opportunity for entrepreneurs and innovators to grow their businesses

Manufacturers see positive outlook for 2022

Fully integrated ‘smart manufacturing’ solution can help minimise unplanned downtime

Phrases like ‘Smart Manufacturing’, ‘Industry 4.0’ and the ‘Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are widely used terminology in the context of today’s manufacturing environment. However, these concepts, which embody the idea of using technology to benefit manufacturers, are slow to be adopted, particularly by companies operating within more mature, traditional sectors. PWE reports.

Comprehensive belt ratings: a new level of predictive accuracy

With the launch of Gates’ GT4, the company highlights how it has conducted the most comprehensive ratings development plan in its history in order to provide its customers with the most accurate predictive tools in the industry. PWE reports.

Sound level meter apps

There has been a growing awareness of the availability and application of sound level meter apps providing noise measurement functions. Clarke Roberts* explains further.

A colourful challenge for measurement technologies

Determination, measurement and detection of colours in industrial applications are complex measurement tasks. Compared to other physical quantities, it is difficult to define colour. Glenn Wedgbrow* reports.

Stepper motor versus servo motor: which is right for your application?

Mike Keefe* explains the differences between stepper and servo motors and when it is appropriate to use each technology

Don’t ignore your stored motors

Karl Metcalfe, technical support at the AEMT, offers some advice on how to ensure stored electric motors are properly maintained to make sure they are ready for operation when required.

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