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Grab your free digital copy of DPA's April issue now!

Author : Sophia Bell, Group Editor, DPA

12 April 2024

DPA’s April 2024 issue is officially here. Read it now for all the latest insights into Fasteners & Adhesives, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Test & Measurement, and Electric Vehicles.

Flying taxis, crime-fighting drones and critical care deliveries – you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d just stepped into a low-budget sci-fi movie but, according to the Department for Transport (DfT), this could be our reality by 2030…In this month’s column, I explore the implications of this promising technology (p. 4).

Speaking of next-generation transport, the rapid surge in electric vehicle (EV) adoption is undoubtedly shaping the future of the automotive industry. However, as the world shifts towards greener mobility, a pressing issue persists: the shortage of public charging infrastructure to facilitate it. Enter Turck Banner...(p. 27).
 
Finally, fasteners are playing an important role in the application of a Danish satellite orbiting Earth, launched by students in a collaboration across several universities. One small component for a satellite, one giant leap for success…Head to page 6 to read the full story.

Other key stories include:
• Weathering the storm for the FIFA World Cup (p. 22)
• Alternative approaches to product safety testing (p. 20)
• It's good to talk (p. 34)
• Video of the Month: What to expect from Routeco LIVE 2024 (p. 37)
• The secret lives of manufacturing defects (p. 18)
• Are we stuck in the ICE age? (p. 30)
• Simple ways to safeguard your pneumatic system (p. 14)
 
Grab your free digital copy now and let us know your thoughts!

Contact sophia.bell@imlgroup.co.uk if you think there are any specific topics we should be covering.


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