Machine Building & Frameworks

Encoder technologies are the stars of stage and screen…

Heidenhain absolute encoder technology is playing a key role in the global success of Stage Technologies’ stage engineering automation solutions which enthrall audiences at entertainment venues throughout the world by moving sets, scenery, people and objects around accurately and safely ……

🕘 04/12/2011

HMIs help machine builder solve critical food contamination issue

A UK-based machine builder has reported positive feedback from its customers after installing Beijer iX Panel HMIs on an industrial oven and a food handling and conveyor system. Based in Haverhill, Suffolk, AMP Systems & Control specialises in the design and build of special purpose food…

🕘 01/12/2011

Frame building project puts the wow factor into photo booths

MiniTec Profile System machine building and framing systems have been successfully used to design and supply portable photo booths for Coventry-based PictureBlast whose photo equipment hire ­service provides a fun element and a wow factor for special occasions. The Profile System has reduced…

🕘 01/12/2011

Modular machines for packaging flexibility

KHS, the provider of filling and packaging technology in the beverage industry, is setting a new standard in ­packaging machinery by using modular machine ­constructions and servo drive technology from Rexroth. The current demands on packaging machinery and its manufacturers are the result…

🕘 01/12/2011

Full colour HMIs have added functionality

Suitable for small and medium sized machines, the full colour touch screens of the new Omron NQ series HMIs feature a complete set of functions to enable rapid creation of intuitive HMI applications. Available in colour or blue-mode monochrome versions, NQ HMIs can display clear and sharp pictures…

🕘 01/12/2011

Rack and pinion drive system has its advantages

The Item Rack and Pinion drive system from Machine Building Systems is said to offer many advantages over conventional bolt-on designs. The rack is designed to sit entirely within the T-slot groove of any line 8 aluminium extrusion which allows compact linear slides to be constructed without a…

🕘 01/12/2011

Machine frames score in the Asian Cup

As a fascinating and interesting departure from ‘business as usual’, the Basingstoke based machine framing designer and manufacturer, MiniTec UK supplied and commissioned all of the team and fourth official dugout shelters for the Asian Cup football competition that ran during January…

🕘 01/12/2011