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Improving application security and end-user safety with visual indication

Balancing ease of operation and cost with effective safety and security, presents a significant opportunity for innovative designers -- there are simple, robust and proven devices that industrial...

Medical glue stops bleeding in seconds

Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a rapid-sealing paste that can stop bleeding organs independent of clotting. The details are...

Protecting industrial fasteners from corrosion and other harsh environments

Industrial fastener manufacturer and distributor Earnest Machine has launched a free eBook offering a comprehensive look at solving corrosion and harsh environment issues with platings and coatings...

Shining a light on UV cure adhesives

UV cure adhesives offer the benefits of a single-part adhesive that remains workable indefinitely until activated with a shot of UV light. On the other hand, at least one of those parts needs to be at...

An Intertronics guide to adhesive specification

Two vital parts of adhesive specification are introduced by Matthew Baseley, technical sales executive and Kevin Cook, technical manager, Intertronics. First is assessing the return on investment of a...

Just an enclosure? Why engineering advice is crucial for correct specification

The design and specification of an enclosure can make or break an industrial application. While some projects require a standard enclosure for quick installation to keep costs down, other projects...

Clamping the right way: choosing the shaft collar for your needs

Choosing the right shaft collar will impact the security and precision of clamping, not to mention the ease of installation and future maintenance. With a variety of styles and sizes available,...

Intertronics busts the 365 nm myth in whitepaper

To help businesses looking to adopt LED UV curing in their assembly processes, adhesives specialist Intertronics has launched a new white paper: Moving to UV LED curing, the 365 nm myth — a dance...

Pull-to-stroke vs pull-to-force in blind riveting

As today’s assembly operations focus on speed, efficiency and accuracy, quality control for blind riveting is a crucial concern in industrial manufacturing. Industrial manufacturing operations strive...

Achieving return on investment with a mixing process

When mixing liquids, pastes and powders during an industrial process, manufacturers may identify issues that lead them to consider alternative methods. Common areas for improvement include variance...

An overview of torque tool calibration

Torque tools provide vital assurance that bolts are the right tightness. Their readings, however, are not foolproof, and can drift out of tolerance over time. The engineering solution – torque tool...

Robots, cobots & ultrasonic machines: choosing the right solution

Changes in the industrial landscape as a consequence of the pandemic, combined with renewed interest in re-shoring and shortening supply chains has opened up multiple new opportunities for the...