In March 2020 the team at Oxford Optronix were dealt a challenge. The Covid-19 pandemic was hitting the UK, and the company had just been asked to join a high-tech consortium to supply cPAP medical devices to the National Health Service.
Luxury Bubble is a ladies' fashion shop in Fordingbridge, at the heart of the New Forest. Like so many stores, when Covid-19 hit and the lockdown started, Luxury Bubble had to close its doors to customers.
The maker of a new hand sanitiser dispenser has partnered with Spelsberg to develop a highly resilient, lockable dispenser to meet the demands of the coronavirus crisis.
The demand for flexible modular systems is transforming the world of manufacturing engineering as we know it, and the decentralisation of system components is shaping up to be a major development in this regard.
Over a kilometre under the North Sea – eight miles from dry land – sits a Spelsberg GRP enclosure. Installed at the face of the UK's deepest mine as part of an Air Spectrum dust suppression system, this an environment so alien that NASA rovers, dark matter experiments and underground labs all call this place home. This is Boulby Mine, the frontline of Cleveland Potash Limited's polyhalite mining operations.
Foremost Electronics works closely with its global suppliers to provide bespoke solutions for its customers where standard products do not meet the needs of the end product.
While engineers often use a standard 19-inch rack enclosure for their larger, multi-instrument test installations, this configuration is often not a good fit for industrial and laboratory situations.
Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is the phenomenon of electrical disturbance that can negatively affect electrical circuits, whereas EMC, or electromagnetic compatibility, refers to a particular device or piece of equipment, and its ability to limit the generation, propagation and reception of this unwanted electromagnetic energy.
The choice of enclosure should never be an afterthought, left to the end of the project or under-budgeted, especially in outdoor installations. Here Chris Lloyd, Managing Director of Spelsberg UK, explains why a suitable enclosure is important and outlines a strategic approach to enclosure selection.