Mark Carpenter

UK Skills Gap Widens, Threatening Productivity Levels

by Mark Carpenter

Festo Training & Consulting’s recently published research, ‘People & Productivity’, shows that over the past three years, skills shortages have increased in the UK industrial sector. 84% of businesses experienced skills shortage in 2016, compared to 75% several years ago.

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Pulsing Air Technology Reduces Consumption

by Mark Carpenter

Air blowing activities consume almost half of all compressed air used in plants and can often become an unrecognized burden on a business’s resources.

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Zero-Spillage and Minimal Risk Make a Good Coupl(ing)

by Mark Carpenter

When working with fluid transfer applications, especially ones transferring hazardous or high value liquids, you need a reliable dry-disconnect solution which delivers zero spillage and minimal environmental and health & safety risks. 

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Untangling Industrial Hose Specification in the Chemical Industry

by Mark Carpenter

The science of industrial hose is one of the backbones of the UK chemical industry. However, with conflicting messages causing confusion amongst end-users, over-specification has become common practice. 

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Improving Productivity with "New-Matics"

by Mark Carpenter

It’s a technology that’s been around for a very long time. So you might think pneumatics can’t possibly have anything new to offer, bar the odd minor tweak. But you’d be wrong.

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Is Your Filtration Solution Hiding Horrors?

by Mark Carpenter

We all know that there are many hidden horrors in our factories and plants. They are often overlooked, undervalued and pushed aside when maintenance teams have to react. But can a simple health check save you money and precious time?

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Safer Hoses, Longer Lives

by Mark Carpenter

Think about possible causes of a fire or explosion, and a rubber hose probably won’t feature on your list. But using the wrong type of hose to convey certain materials can lead to static electricity. Static electricity can lead to a spark… and we all know what that can lead to.

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Compressed Air Treatment – A Guide to Filtration and Drying

by Mark Carpenter

Compressed air produced by a compressor is hot, wet and dirty. It contains water and hydrocarbon/oil vapour, liquid (aerosols) and solid particles. Professional Compressed Air Treatment is the best way to achieve Clean Compressed Air.

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Who Cleans Up the Dust You've Cleaned Up?

by Mark Carpenter

In most production environments it’s essential to collect dust – because it’s potentially harmful to workers, quipment, the wider environment, or all three. But once it’s been collected, how is it cleaned out of the filter that’s collected it?

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Money Down the Tube?

by Mark Carpenter

You’re probably confident you’re doing all you can to cut back your energy use. But if you have manifold-mounted, plug-in pneumatic valves, you could be using energy you don’t need, and wasting money you can’t afford to waste.

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