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    Top tips for RFI/EMI shielding in the aerospace industry(01/07/2019)

    The Aerospace & Defence industry have always been the main drivers for RFI/EMI shielding design and products. Achieving EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) in this sector is safety critical, whereas in everyday life it can just be a frustrating nuisance. David Wall, Chairman, Kemtron Ltd looks at some of the design challenges aerospace engineers face and talks about the best shielding options available.

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    Prepare yourself…Summer is coming!(17/06/2019)

    Winter may be the focus of the hugely popular TV drama Game of Thrones (now, of course, ended with its final season) but in the real world the mercury is rising, and we will soon be firmly into summer.

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    Ensuring a fast turnaround on enclosures(03/05/2019)

    To the untrained eye, electrical enclosures can come across as very uniform, standardised products. However, enclosure companies such as Spelsberg must be adaptable when it comes to meeting specific customer requirements within a short timeframe.

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    Rittal establishes a smart factory(03/05/2019)

    The new Rittal plant in Haiger embraces the principles of Industry 4.0. The company has made its largest single investment, totalling €250 million, to establish the world’s most advanced facility for its new compact and small enclosures.

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    Top ten tips when specifying small metal and plastic enclosures(03/05/2019)

    Your new industrial electronic product has been designed and the board components specified. It has been prototyped, either on a development board to check functionality and performance or laid out on a final PCB design.

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    Physical security for today’s industrial data storage environment(03/05/2019)

    According to the Gabriel Consulting Group 2011 the Data Centre Security Survey concluded that more than 60 percent of all malicious attacks on datacentres are by insiders – contrary to what one might think from all the clamour about electronic data protection.

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    The growing significance of datacentres for industry and everyday life(23/04/2019)

    Whether in private life or professional life, there are scarcely any activities or services that don’t depend on a datacentre somewhere down the line.

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    Specialist hardware for specialist vehicles(17/04/2019)

    Hardware for specialist vehicles including rail carriages, buses, coaches, horseboxes, caravans, motorhomes, fire trucks and other emergency/rescue vehicles, even gondoliers on public “eye” type Ferris wheels, all have many special needs in common.

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    The enclosure testers(08/04/2019)

    Rittal’s VX25 enclosure was recently put through its paces by technicians from the Schaper Group.

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    Looking forward to a smarter future(08/04/2019)

    There’s no denying the enormous impact Industry 4.0 is having on technology, manufacturing and business. MiniTec is a company that is embracing the fast-changing developments. Not only are they enabling their own manufacturing process to become smarter, but they are also manufacturing solutions to allow other businesses to become smarter too.

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    Clever level switch helps the brewing process(01/04/2019)

    Whilst many people would probably be familiar with the Carlsberg advertising slogan from earlier days they may not appreciate the history and scale of today’s Carlsberg brewing operation.

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    EMC Shielding is the mechanical fix for an electrical problem(25/03/2019)

    EMC is the acronym for electromagnetic compatibility which means the ability of equipment to function satisfactorily in its electromagnetic environment without introducing intolerable electromagnetic disturbances to other equipment in that environment.

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    Handling systems in logistics and warehousing(04/03/2019)

    The simple truth is that modular aluminium profiles are fundamentally industrial “mecanno” components. Within given physical and mechanical design constraints the product can be used to construct almost any structure.

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    Protective enclosure made from 40mm aluminium profiles(21/02/2019)

    A toothbrush manufacturer has used mk Profile Systems’ 40 series profile to create a protective device guard for their packaging area. The toothbrushes were already in their primary packaging, so there were no sanitary requirements but the protective guard is located in a typical cleanroom.

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    Spelsberg helps TecQuipment to deliver engineering excellence in STEM education(04/02/2019)

    TecQuipment, a provider of high quality educational equipment for engineering disciplines across the world, is using customised enclosures from Spelsberg UK in its latest sediment transport channel flume for teaching engineering students about fluid mechanics. To deliver suitable enclosures quickly, the products were produced via Spelsberg's in-house CNC machining service.