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The University of Surrey is to begin work on a new lithium-ion battery technology that is capable of capturing CO2 emissions, following an award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

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Every moment that a production line or facility is shut down owing to technical problems is a major cost burden. Happily, most facilities today do have a coherent maintenance programme. However, many facility managers question whether preventive maintenance or predictive maintenance is best. In fact, best-in-class maintenance programmes incorporate both. PWE reports.

Bondlok UK a leading adhesives and sealants company has announced it has “bonded” with the University of Bolton which will help students to learn the latest in motorsport industry techniques.

Many industrial environments are chilled to significantly below the ambient climatic temperature and high-speed shutter doors are the best way to maintain a clear division between inside and out. PWE reports.

Power generation plants rely on boiler feed pumps to deliver a reliable and consistent flow of water to the boilers, which create the steam that powers the turbine, which creates electricity. After 45 years in service the boiler feed pumps needed to be replaced and Sulzer says it managed to achieve a return on investment of just over two years.

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The UK Government has confirmed it has given the green light for trade exhibitions to go ahead from October this year, which is an extremely positive development for industry as it will give manufacturers the opportunity to begin to identify the technologies and services they need first hand, to help them recover from the Covid-19 crisis. One of the first events to be held will be the biennial co-located events; Plant & Asset Management, Smart Industry Expo, Drives & Controls, Fluid Power & Systems, and Air-Tech Exhibitions, organised by DFA Media - publisher of Plant & Works Engineering magazine - which will be taking place between January 25th-27th 2021, alongside MACH.

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