Industry & Manufacturing

Is Laser Engraving more Precise?

There are many ways to engrave an image or text onto an object. You can use a knife, a chisel, or even sandpaper to carve out the image by hand. But is there a better way? The Engraving People believe that laser engraving is more precise than other methods. It is highly suited for most scenarios, but not for all. Let's explore this and see when laser engraving is better than traditional printing methods.

To start with, laser engraving is a lot faster than other methods. If you're working on a large project, this can be a huge advantage. It can also be helpful if you need to make...

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Server Processor Guide - The Most Common Questions Answered

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Wed, 07/27/2022 - 11:28pm

How does a Processor Affect the Server's Performance?

One of the essential parts of a server is the CPU, often known as the processor. It manages all processing jobs and allocates resource demands between RAM, storage, and other system components.

Although other elements, such as storage design, might also have a significant impact, the performance of a dedicated server is frequently directly linked to the strength of the outfitted CPU. The version of all intensive jobs will typically rise with frequency per core and the number of cores.

Choosing the Right...

Everything You Need to Know About Membrane Switches in 2022

As membrane switches continue to grow in popularity, it's important to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements and technologies. So, this blog post will discuss everything you need to know about membrane switches in 2022.

We'll cover the different types of membrane switches, their advantages and disadvantages, and how they're used in various applications. By the end of this blog post, you'll have a better understanding of what membrane switches are and why they're becoming more popular each year.

What is a Membrane Switch?

A membrane switch is first and...

New action plan set out for South West energy opportunities

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Tue, 03/22/2022 - 11:21am

On 11th March the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership met with Western Power Distribution , EDF Energy , Regen SW , the South West Energy Hub , and local Government partners for an Energy Deep Dive roundtable, to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the South West’s energy sector.

The Heart of the South West LEP is delivering the area’s Build Back Better plan, which aims to drive clean and inclusive growth. The plan sets an ambition to capitalise on the nuclear and renewable energy potential in the region, and to become the country’s green energy powerhouse...

6 essential elements of a CNC machine

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Sun, 03/20/2022 - 3:56pm

CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machines have made a significant contribution to the industrial industry. In simpler terms, a CNC system receives data and then interprets the same before directing specific actions. CNC systems are commonly utilized in lathes, milling machines, laser machines, sheet metal processes, and other soft automation applications. The notion was first created to control machine tool operation and movements. Finding a suitable CNC spare parts distributor is necessary part of the process.

As previously stated, the CNC is a computer-based electronic...

Asia Pulp and Paper commits to a better future through sustainability

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 03/17/2022 - 2:12pm

As more businesses move forward to incorporate sustainability in their practices, the quality of life can be expected to improve. With that being said, Asia Pulp and Paper has made an effort to contribute to this improved quality of life. And they have done it by committing to a Sustainability Roadmap Vision for 2030.

Here is what you need to know about this Indonesian-based pulp-and-paper company and its sustainable practices below.

What to Know About Asia Pulp and Paper

Asia Pulp and Paper is a pulp-and-paper manufacturer located in Indonesia. This business is...

South West Defence Cluster recognised in Ministry of Defence Action Plan

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Tue, 02/22/2022 - 10:49am

The new Ministry of Defence SME Action Plan has recognised the success of the South West Regional Defence and Security Cluster as an example of collaboration between industry and government to support the UK’s security and prosperity.

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) SME Action Plan, published on 27th January, sets out how the MOD will improve engagement with small and medium-sized enterprises, recognising the important role that businesses play in the defence sector supply chain, and how they can be supported. The plan highlights the need for improved engagement between the MOD and...

Severe weather warnings issued as Storm Eunice approaches

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 02/17/2022 - 5:50pm

Drivers are advised that Storm Eunice is expected to create severe driving conditions across much of England and a significant risk to vehicles in the South West, where National Highways has issued a Red Alert for gales in addition to a Met Office Red National Severe Weather Warning.

Yellow, amber and red Met Office warnings for wind have been issued in England for the storm, which is going to impact large parts of the country tomorrow (Friday). The National Highways Red Alert relates to the South West between 8am and 11am tomorrow. Exceptionally strong winds are predicted around...

Heart of the South West LEP appoints Frazer-Nash Consultancy to research the potential of sustainable aviation and aerospace facilities in the South West

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Tue, 02/08/2022 - 12:21pm

The Heart of the South West LEP (HotSW) has appointed Frazer-Nash Consultancy to undertake a feasibility study into the potential for smart and sustainable aviation and aerospace testing and demonstration facilities within the Heart of the South West (Devon and Somerset).

The HotSW is a business-led partnership between the private sector, local authorities, universities and colleges, which aims to raise productivity and ensure prosperity for all through clean and inclusive growth.

Pre-Covid, the South West aerospace industry, which amongst others is home to Leonardo ​...

4 Important things about power cables you didn't know

Many power cables are found in the production and supply chain world. Blue, red, yellow, and green skins frequently cover the cables' copper or aluminium inner linings. They are so ubiquitous that they are hardly given a second look and are unfairly disregarded as little more than inventory. However, despite being the most fundamental component of any electrical system, they are also among the most complicated.

In 1882, Thomas Edison invented the first 'wire.' It wasn't a wire; it was essentially made of copper tubes wrapped in jute! Because of its bituminous qualities, it was...

The best injection mold cleaners

Injection mold technology is complex and needs regular maintenance to make sure that the machinery continues to work well, providing efficient, effective part creation. Ideally, it is best to undergo injection mold cleanings without having to shut down machines for too long, disassemble machines to reach smaller cracks or areas to be cleaned, or delay your production for an extended period.

There are a wide variety of excellent products available that can help facilitate effective cleaning while still maintaining an efficient production schedule. This article will outline some of...

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