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Hygienic, practical, cost-effective fluid management at a pinch

by Chris Dixon

How do you take control of your process pipeline fluids, gases, slurries and powders, without risking contamination? In the food and beverage sector, increasingly the answer is pinch valves.

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Lifting the lid on the law

by Jon Whitehouse

For all businesses, safety in the workplace should be paramount. But that doesn't simply involve ensuring that the environment is fit for purpose. The equipment specified and used in every workplace is also required, by law, to be thoroughly inspected.

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What's the difference between good and bad belts?

by Gordon Smith

In manufacturing facilities, across the world, we've seen belts in all shapes and sizes, but contrary to some beliefs, not all belts are the same. There are several different factors that determine the quality of your V-belts.

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The most powerful Bosch cordless yet

by Emma Hunt

Bosch has expanded its 18V cordless range by introducing the innovative BITURBO models, carrying more power than ever before seen with battery-operated equipment.

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Tread carefully to avoid slip-ups

by Paul Skade

Research has revealed that slips, trips and falls account for over 30% of industrial accidents, and up to 50% of accidents in the home or public places. 

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How rubber seals are stretching suppliers

by Mick Holland

The food processing industry uses rubber seals widely. But legislative requirements for food contact rubbers are becoming increasingly complex - making it harder to have confidence in your suppliers' knowledge of their responsibilities, and in the products they supply.

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Ball screws with greater flexibility and availability

by Gareth Pollard

NSK's new series of ball screws, with freely combined nut and shaft, make stocking and purchasing high-quality ball screws much easier for both dealers and end-users.

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Fenner Hygienic rules out fowl play for farmers

by Alex Mills

Imagine owning a poultry farm and having hundreds of chickens and turkeys to de-pluck each day, ready to meet your contractural requirements. You're not going to be able to do it by hand now are you? So, have you every wondered how those succulent thighs, tasty wings and crowns are prepared before they hit the supermarket fridge or make it onto your plate in your favourite restaurant? Well, a de-plucking machine is how.

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Don't get caught in the steam trap

by Bill Gibson

The cost of producing steam, and steam's value to production processes, is well known. Yet too many industrial sites still have steam traps which are wrong for their application, faulty, incorrectly installed, leaking, or completely non-operational. An expert Steam Trap Survey can reveal the problems and offer solutions and cost-saving opportunities too.

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The most efficient you can choose

by Baljit Randhawa

When the ratings get tough, the tough get better. That's the thinking behind the latest evolution of the compact air conditioning and ventilation air filter from MANN+HUMMEL, which - according to the new, tougher, Eurovent ratings - is the most energy efficient you can choose.

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Hygienic, practical, cost-effective fluid management at a pinch

- Chris Dixon

How do you take control of your process pipeline fluids, gases, slurries and powders, without riskin...

Lifting the lid on the law

- Jon Whitehouse

For all businesses, safety in the workplace should be paramount. But that doesn't simply involve...

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