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PWE takes a look at how an automatic lubrication system from Schaeffler is preventing unplanned downtime of a large ventilation fan at BMW Regensburg.

Jonathan Walker, engineering manager at Oilgear, explores the innate features and processes that can ensure hydraulic pump performance is not simply defined by basic certification, but offers further benefits to the application that reduce the risks of downtime.

With the tightening of NOx regulations there are clear advantages to utilising the latest technologies to reduce emissions. Bernard Dawson of Riello Burners considers options such as flue gas recirculation in pressure jet burners.

Forklift trucks need fast and easy access to and from premises, taking goods and pallets out to, or bringing them in from, delivery vehicles. Maximum transport efficiency would be afforded simply by a hole in the wall; but of course there are security considerations and the need to prevent heat/cold transfer. Naturally, then, there are doors, and for every door there is an ideal door control system. Paul Rudge of sara LBS examines the various choices, and highlights the advantages, disadvantages and installation requirements for each.

Workplace eye injuries can be life changing, and yet, are often wholly preventable. Yet, despite safety eyewear being one of the most important pieces of personal protective equipment, a ‘one style suits all’ approach is often wrongly taken. Sangeeta Aeri, technical manager at Supertouch highlights the key factors that should always be considered when it comes to specifying new safety eyewear.

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Editor's Comment 

Britain’s manufacturers are enjoying buoyant conditions on the back of export markets going from strength to strength according to a major survey published by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP.

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