Jon Whitehouse

ERIKS and Henkel make a firm bond

by Jon Whitehouse

Corrosion, erosion, cavitation and mechanical damage all cause wear to pump castings, impellers and volutes. But they can all be effectively and economically repaired with ERIKS know-how and Henkel’s Loctite® surface engineering products.

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Blowin’ in the wind – Wind Turbines benefit from Schaeffler bearings

by Jon Whitehouse

White etching cracks signify damage within the microstructure of steel, drastically shortening the reliability and operating life of bearings in wind turbines. However, thanks to Schaeffler UK, help is at hand via a wide range of innovative solutions.

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A lightbulb moment (now that Halogens are banned)

by Jon Whitehouse

It’s going to affect you at work and at home. And there’s a good chance you haven’t heard anything about it. But the sale of halogen lightbulbs (or halogen ‘lamps’ as they’re called in the industry) are now banned in the UK from September this year. Do you know what happens now?

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Threadlockers blow wind of change in the renewables sector

by Jon Whitehouse

Threadlocking adhesives have a long and successful history in many industrial sectors, but with an industry wide push towards renewable energy, there is growing evidence to suggest that this particular sector is increasing its uptake of such advanced products.

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Don’t just throw away. Think, Recover and Repair!

by Jon Whitehouse

You’d be astounded at how many millions industry throws away each year in the way of broken, corroded and eroded plant machinery due to aggressive environments. But by taking a step back, re-evaluating your options, you’ll soon notice that a major amount can actually be recovered or repaired.

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Which Cable Tie to use? Here's our Survival Guide for cable ties

by Jon Whitehouse

It’s strange to think that something such as a cable tie, a regularly used household item, can play such an important role in health and safety in industrial environments. But the reality is, they do. And incorrect selection could have drastic consequences.

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What's the safest way to verify the absence of voltage?

by Jon Whitehouse

Industrial environments pose many threats to employee health and safety, and electrical current is one of those right at the top of the list. It goes without saying that exposure to electricity can have catastrophic consequences, so protecting your team against such dangers is vital. Let's introduce you to Panduit's Verisafe...

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How to protect your assets from abrasion, corrosion and chemical attack?

by Jon Whitehouse

Wear, abrasion, erosion, chemical attack, and corrosion are some of the most common causes of failure in process equipment, magnified even further in harsher industrial environments. One of the top performers in the protective compound range is LOCTITE® PC 7255...

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Testing the Water with WRAS-approved Adhesives

by Jon Whitehouse

There are strict rules and regulations surrounding the use of adhesives such as threadlockers and sealants for products that are likely to convey or regulate public drinking water. Failure to check that an adhesive complies with the necessary standards can lead to disastrous consequences. Health, costs, and brand reputation are on the line. So, our advice to you is, check carefully before making your purchase.

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Tape has a simple job, but what if it could do more?

by Jon Whitehouse

All new designs begin with a simple idea. But for that idea to come to fruition, the execution must be as good as the initial idea. Removing the barriers between you and your invention is only possible by choosing the right components along the way.

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