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1st Quarter 2014
  Tectra Automation has it all
Tectra Automation, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Backed up by a state-of-the-art test bench, Tectra Automation‘s new range of frequency converters provides an economical solution for a wide variety of applications where energy efficiency is a priority.

  Advanced care for wind turbine gearboxes
Hydac Technology, Other technologies

The elements of Hydac’s most recent filter element series, BN4HX have an increased dirt holding capacity, high beta ratios and a low differential pressure at high flow rates and high viscosity lubricants.

  An hygienic motor
SEW-Eurodrive, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Specialist drive engineering company, SEW-Eurodrive is able to assist the food and beverage industry in maintaining the highest standards of hygiene with its Aseptic DAS motor.

  Intelligent lifting solutions
Other technologies

Konecranes provides a wide range of reliable and versatile crane systems and other material handling solutions specially designed to operate under extreme conditions in the steel industry – from raw material handling to steelmaking, rolling and refining processes.

  Robotic welding cells
Electrical switching & drive systems & components

A key part of DCD Rolling Stock’s R240 million capitalisation is the implementation of Swedish-engineered Motoman robotic welding cells. These will increase production volumes in addition to utilising the skills of experienced manual welders more efficiently.

  State-of-the-art CNC machining centre
Beckhoff Automation, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

When French window and door manufacturer, Bieber, built a new production plant setting new standards in sophistication and flexibility, enhanced flexibility, speed and efficiency were the aims.

  Sweet solution for British Sugar
Nidec, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

British Sugar Cantley has specified variable speed drives from Control Techniques for its new beet finisher drum, with associated high pressure spraywater pump. Unidrive SP drives from Control Techniques, ranging from 3 kW up to 250 kW were selected for all of the key motor control operations, an investment in excess of £1 million by British Sugar.

  The changing role of system integrators
This Week's Editor's Pick, Other technologies

System integrators are playing an increasingly important role in engineering fluid power systems for next generation manufacturing and automation equipment. Tom Price, president of Price Engineering in Hartland, Wisconsin, USA, recently gave some perspective on this trend.

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