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Protolabs “Cool Idea” Award

Published 18th July 2019

It’s amazing where a great idea can take you. And with the support of our Cool Idea Award, the sky’s not even the limit. FarmBot is a past winner of our manufacturing grant for ‘cool ideas’. It’s a precision agriculture CNC farming machine that aims to help everyone grow their own food, anywhere. And thanks […]

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Tri-Tech First To Install DM Systems In UK

Published 18th July 2019

DESKTOP METAL NOW SHIPPING THE WORLD’S FIRST OFFICE-FRIENDLY METAL 3D PRINTING SYSTEM TO COMPANIES THROUGHOUT EUROPE The Studio System is designed to make metal 3D printing more accessible, enabling design and engineering teams to print metal parts faster, without the need for special facilities, dedicated operators, or expensive tooling. The  three-part  solution, including printer, debinder […]

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Filtermist International completes Kerstar Ltd Purchase

Published 18th July 2019

Telford-based air extraction and filtration specialist Filtermist International Ltd has completed a deal to acquire industrial vacuum cleaner manufacturer Kerstar Ltd. Established in 1960, Kerstar produces a range of cleaners, including ATEX-accredited machines for use in explosion risk environments, from its facility in Northampton, exporting to more than 19 countries worldwide through a network of […]

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Midas Pattern Shortlisted for PIA Awards, 2019

Published 16th July 2019

PIA2019 Finals | RIM & Polyurethane Moulding | Midas Pattern Now in its 19th year and the 4th time Midas have entered this prestigious award, we are delighted to have been selected as a finalist once again in the category of Supplier Partnership – Toolmaker The awards are now firmly established within the Plastics industry and are […]

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Material Joining: Characterization of Laser Beam Welding

Published 16th July 2019

Compared to traditional welding techniques, laser-based methods can achieve narrower welds, higher speeds and are easier to automate.

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Bruker Tribology & Mechanical Testing Newsletter, July 2019

Published 15th July 2019

• News from Bruker: New release of HFRR module
• Customer Testimonials: Bruker helps Teijin Aramid to improve their application solutions
• Eurolab 2019 & Upcoming events

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Bowers Group Helps 3D Printing Manufacturer Voxeljet UK Cut Measurement Time By 50%

Published 15th July 2019

3D printing system manufacturer voxeljet UK Ltd has cut its measurement processing time by 50% using a Trimos height gauge supplied by Bowers Group.  As a group, voxeljet produces 3D printing systems, with the subsidiary in the UK offering services on these printers, including the production of sacrificial moulds used in the casting process. voxeljet offers services for a variety of sectors, including the aerospace […]

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A Tail of Engineering Skill & Prowess

Published 15th July 2019

This year’s Inspiration through innovation brand identity has been machined from solid on a Hermle 5-axis machine by technician apprentice, Emma Roberts. Seco’s ever-popular Inspiration through Innovation manufacturing best-practice event is taking place at the company’s Innovation Hub facility on 9th and 10th October. Because this year’s event is focused exclusively on the aerospace segment, […]

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Increasing fluid power capabilities with additive manufacturing

Published 10th July 2019

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, recently collaborated with Domin Fluid Power to help the company maximise productivity when designing and manufacturing direct drive valves.

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Fenton Precision called upon for health care equipment, developed to reduce DVT’s.

Published 10th July 2019

In the last 50 years the proportion of time spent in physical activity versus being sedentary has changed, particularly in developed countries. Prolonged seated immobility with long distance air travel is well-accepted as a risk factor for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) which can lead (in severe cases) to pulmonary embolism. 1 in 4 deaths globally is […]

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