KEEPING STAFF happy, healthy and safe should be a priority for all businesses, but how can it be done so that efficiency and productivity are not compromised? Contrary to popular belief, these aims don’t have to be diametrically opposed. Here’s how, according to Claire Price of QMS International
ABB AND Finnish technology company Coolbrook have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to commercialise and accelerate the adoption of Roto Dynamic Reactor (RDR) technology in a bid to significantly reduce GHG emissions in steam cracking plants.
MACHINE TOOL supplier, Mills CNC, has chosen to use a laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon in one of its bespoke machine tool automation cells (SYNERGi) with a primary focus on inspecting large, hot rolled steel railway fishplates.
DEVELOPED BY Fuzzy Logic and Visionic for Framatome Intercontrôle, PRIMUS (Platform for Robotic Inspection and Maintenance for Unstructured Settings) is a robotic NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) system for nuclear infrastructures. Unlike existing solutions on the robotics and NDT markett, this software and hardware package is designed to be used by non-roboticist NDT operators.
FLOATING OFFSHORE wind projects will receive more than £60m in public and private investment to develop new technologies to enable turbines to be located in the windiest parts around the UK’s coastline.