Mark Carpenter

Skills and success go hand-in-hand

by Mark Carpenter

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution continues to evolve and progress, developing and introducing new technologies to enhance the way we operate, we must ensure that we also remain focused on upskilling our current knowledge base if we are to truly understand the opportunities that we are presented with.

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There’s no ‘Goodall’ to come from lost steam

by Mark Carpenter

The winter, where do we start. It’s the one time of year that most of us would prefer to skip, mainly because it gives us the shivers. But unfortunately, we all must grin and bear it, and do our best to overcome the obstacles that it presents.

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Removing risk by forecasting it through predictive maintenance

by Mark Carpenter

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0 as its commonly known, has been in development for several years, with the aim of assisting businesses in making their production lines smarter. But this is far from a short-sighted journey. Companies far and wide are continuing to develop new and existing technologies to aid in smarter production and proactive maintenance.

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Turn Your ‘Nose Seal’ up at Cylinder Failure in Aggressive Environments

by Mark Carpenter

If you operate a pneumatic actuator in an aggressive environment, you may think cylinder failure is part of the deal. A new nose seal solution from IMI Norgren proves it doesn’t have to be.

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Save money even with heavy loads

by Mark Carpenter

Do you regularly transfer heavy loads on your conveying lines, and do these excessive loads need to remain aligned? If so, the MACM Series from SMC is just what you need.

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How joined up thinking keeps you safe

by Mark Carpenter

Think about the threat of life-changing injuries, and it's risks like explosions, falls from height and corrosive chemicals that are probably your first thought. But hose couplings? Maybe not even on your list. Yet imagine being hit by a jet of complressed air, or a liquid, at a pressure of 10 bar/150 psi. Suddenly your choice of hoses and couplings becomes critical.

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Compressed air: An essential part of every production facility

by Mark Carpenter

Compressed air is an essential part of the diet of any production facility – and the food manufacturing sector is no exception. In fact this sector uses compressed air in three different ways, making it more important than ever to ensure the air is produced efficiently, and used effectively.

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No need for panic with the ERIKS Hose Asset Management Van

by Mark Carpenter

If a vehicle with hoses turns up at your site, you don't want it to be bright red with sirens. But if it's the ERIKS Hose Asset Management service van, there's no need to panic. It's there to make sure it's not your money going up in smoke.

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Precise and Rapid Positioning with the EPCC Electric Cylinder from Festo

by Mark Carpenter

For simple, affordable and accurate positioning, the EPCC electric cylinder from Festo is hard to beat. It features a high quality ball screw that has very low internal friction, enabling the EPCC to achieve higher dynamic response and short positioning times. Handling systems in particular will benefit from the weight-optimised design of the EPCC.

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Piab is now an even safer choice

by Mark Carpenter

Handling large, heavy, cumbersome parts can be a real danger to operators. So the new Piab piCOMPACT®23 SMART vacuum generator platform includes optocouplers for enhanced safety.

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