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Ultra-premium efficiency: DPA’s May 2024 issue has arrived!

15 May 2024

Now available in print and online, DPA’s May 2024 issue covers the topics of Enclosures & Panel Products, Linear Motion, Energy Efficiency, an exclusive show preview of Smart Manufacturing & Engineering, as well as the first in a brand-new series, 'The Future of Robotics with ABB', which takes a deep-dive into the challenges facing automation adoption in the UK.

Repair, don’t replace! The EU generates approximately 35 million tonnes of waste. In response, the EU Parliament has now officially agreed upon new legislation aimed at incentivising individuals to repair, rather than replace, goods. For this month’s column, I explore what this entails both for manufacturers and consumers. (pg. 4).
ABB’s IE5 SynRM liquid-cooled motors set a new benchmark for performance: they are the first motors in the world to deliver IE5 ultra-premium efficiency with highly effective liquid cooling! In this month’s cover story, the company takes a look at what exactly makes this technology so game-changing for engineers (pg. 6)

Meanwhile, many engineers and manufacturers recognise the need for robotics, but the UK industry as a whole is still moving at a snail’s pace in its journey towards automation, compared with other European countries. With this in mind, we are thrilled to announce an exciting new series that seeks to provide expert advice for those looking to automate. Introducing ‘The Future of Robotics with ABB’. Read it on pg. 18.
Other key features to look out for include:
• How to double your energy efficiency progress (pg. 11)
• Spotlight on design & innovation at Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week 2024 (pg. 34)
• Video of the Month: Thinking outside, inside and around the box (pg. 37)
• Royal Mint charges ahead with clean power project (pg. 32)
• Managing motion control component supply chain trade-offs through collaboration (pg. 22)

You can check out the full digital edition here. Happy reading!
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