The concept of the machine tool

Machine tools are important types of machines, used throughout the mechanical engineering field. Most can be categorised into one or more of milling machines, drills, lathes, grinders, saws, shaping machines, and gear cutting machines. Another grouping contains erosive machine tools, such as laser, water jet, wire and sinker EDM (electronic discharge machining). New technologies, enabling [...]

By | July 16th, 2018|Couplings & Torque Limiters|Comments Off on The concept of the machine tool

Introducing the expanding PN Wörner Stop Line

Our range of Wörner Stops is expanding with the release of their new portfolio of pneumatic stoppers. This new range is being released to the UK Market through 2018 and 2019. Tell me more about the range? The new PN line has four models, two damped, two undamped, with focus on essential stopper functionality. Technically innovative, we use an [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Worner Stops|Comments Off on Introducing the expanding PN Wörner Stop Line

Introducing the Grob Linear Actuator Mini range

The latest edition to our range comes from Grob, who are launching their Linear Actuator Mini range to the UK market. Long popular with Grob Customers, we are happy to be able to bring this range of powerful, compact actuators to our customers throughout the UK, and we know they will be a popular addition [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|Linear Motion|Comments Off on Introducing the Grob Linear Actuator Mini range

Protect the environment by improving efficiency.

As World Environment Day hits the headlines, raising awareness of our impact on the world, the ways we can contribute to protecting it come to the forefront of our minds. We all know that excessive use of heavy machinery isn’t ideal, when it comes to protecting the environment – but it’s also true that eradicating [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Gearboxes|Comments Off on Protect the environment by improving efficiency.

Hayward Tyler and Drive Lines revolutionise manufacturing processes.

With the support of our expert engineers, Hayward Tyler have revolutionised their manufacturing process with the redevelopment of their Luton site into a world class manufacturing, testing and assembly Centre of Excellence, developing a range of mobile workstations using components supplied by Drive Lines that have improved production and safety, and significantly reduced manufacturing costs [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Screw Jacks|Comments Off on Hayward Tyler and Drive Lines revolutionise manufacturing processes.

Automatica 2018

June 19th – 22nd sees one of the biggest global exhibitions for smart automation and robotics, Automatica, held in Munich. Bringing together the inventive creators and the technical engineers, the product designers and the component producers, the future of smart automation and robotics begins within the walls of this annual exhibition, showcasing the latest technologies, [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|Exhibitions|Comments Off on Automatica 2018

Fanuc Robotics Product Awareness Day

  On Thursday 17th May our Technical Sales Manager, Matt Jones, took a selection of products from our extensive range and demonstrated them at the Fanuc Robotics in-house Product Awareness Day, showcasing the new products and variety of applications that each suits. The versatility and capabilities of our mechanical product range mean that the applications [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Exhibitions|Comments Off on Fanuc Robotics Product Awareness Day

Is your planetary gearhead the right size?

Planetary gearheads are high-precision, motion-control devices that generate substantial torque for their size, have high torsional stiffness, and low backlash — making them suitable for wide-ranging tasks. Choosing the right gearhead and accurately sizing it is critical to long and reliable life. As a starting point, designers can approximate required gearhead size from: Tr = [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Is your planetary gearhead the right size?

10 tips on choosing the right coupling

10 tips for using couplings in your application Choosing the correct coupling for the task at hand is no easy task. It means asking the right questions before specifying a particular style. Choices abound, and more than one coupling type may be suitable for any given application. Here we share with you expert tips and [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Couplings & Torque Limiters, News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on 10 tips on choosing the right coupling

Pete and David in Germany at MS Graessner

Our sales engineers Peter Moody (South East) and David Wood (Internal Sales) jetted off to Germany to refresh their product knowledge at Graessner. It was an intense two-day workshop where they met up with Jens Kehrer, Product manager at Graessner and also met with their product and marketing team. Both of them have come back [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Pete and David in Germany at MS Graessner