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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Features

Miniature valves chosen for innovative pipeline isolation plug

How do you isolate, or plug an oil or gas pipeline safely and securely to enable repair or maintenance work to be carried out in-situ with a device which meets the toughest safety standards?

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Improving patients’ quality of life with new piezo valves

Paul Kendall, Industry Sector Manager – Lifetech at Festo, explores the latest developments in piezo valve technology and how their application in medical devices can improve quality of life.

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Using Industry 4.0 to optimise process control

Paul Trevitt of Bürkert Fluid Control Systems looks at the advantages of Industry 4.0 and how it can be implemented in process control scenarios.

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The first step towards compressed air efficiency takes just 10 minutes

In a recent blog it was questioned whether UK manufacturers could be missing out on opportunities to save energy by overlooking the potential of their compressed air systems. One barrier is the perception that assessing the efficiency of an air compressor network is disruptive and time consuming. Stef Lievens, Business Line Manager for Industrial Air at Atlas Copco Compressors UK, argues that, when approached correctly, the process can be efficient, fast and hassle-free.

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