Materials

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World's most powerful synchronous drum motor

Automation firm Interroll has launched a powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems. The motor has an output of up to 1.1kW, torque up to 100Nm and allows for belt speeds up to 3.34m/s.



iglidur A181 food and packaging bearing material

Motion plastics specialist igus has announced that its iglidur A181 material can now be ordered online in more than 110 dimensions up to 50mm diameter, with or without flange, with no minimum order ...




Perfect marriage for lightweight performance

Dyneema Carbon hybrid composites are claimed to represent the next step in the evolution of carbon. The world’s strongest fibre is said to significantly improve the performance of pure carbon ...


Customise your cables

To help customers to design a custom cable solution, Pickering Interfaces now offers the Cable Design Tool.


Robust bearing material for harsh environments

Igus has introduced a robust bearing material, iglidur Q290, that meets the demanding requirements of agricultural, construction and mining vehicles. In particular, when running on galvanised shafts ...


Wear-resistant tribo-powder for 3D SLS printing

Igus has expanded its 3D printing material offering with the introduction of a material suitable for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). With the familiar wear resistance of the four already available ...


Antistatic material for ESD-compatible applications

Igus has introduced a universal plain bearing material that is said to help prevent the build-up of electrostatic charges.Being electrically conductive, any electrostatic charge is safely discharged ...



Paint it blackest

Surrey NanoSystems has released a spray version of the world's blackest coating material, enabling a range of products to take advantage of Vantablack's thermal and light absorption characteristics. ...


Highly robust solid lubricant

Carter Manufacturing has released Cobra Solid Lubricants (CSL) for ball and roller bearings. CSL is a graphite-based solid lubricant that is injected into clean bearings and thermally cured to harden ...



Improving the flow through safety screens

Lee Products has developed its range of HI-BAR Safety Screens that are designed to protect components in critical fluids handling applications from the risks of blockages caused by unwanted ...


Antibacterial material for medical applications

Igus has released a plain bearing material developed specifically for medical and laboratory applications. Called iglidur AB, igus claims that the material has undergone rigorous antimicrobial ...


Safecontractor accredited filter trolleys

MGR Fluid Power has released a range of filter trolleys after having recently been recognised by the Safecontractor Accreditation Scheme, a sign that the business is achieving excellence in health ...


Relay away from power

ABB has launched the ‘true’ self-powered REJ603 relay designed for selective short circuit and earth fault protection of feeders in secondary distribution networks and for the protection of small ...


Game changing lubricant grease

NCH Europe has developed what it claims is the best calcium sulphonate based lubricating grease in the industry, called K Nate.


Reliable route for efficient pumps and fans

Reliability has been the principle design consideration when designing the new FR-F800 inverter. Mitsubishi Electric’s latest product is designed to work with fans and pumps and is claimed to offer ...




New blend of gear oil lasts four times longer

NCH Europe has launched Top Blend, multi-viscosity and multi-purpose gear oil for use in the industrial, food and beverage, packaging, processing and automotive industries. Designed for virtually all ...


PEEK Safety Screens

Lee Products offers a range of flange mount, HI-BAR Safety Screens which includes options made entirely from PEEK (Poly-EtherEtherKetone). The safety screens are designed to protect sensitive ...


Two-in-one bearing lubricator

Schaeffler has launched FAG CONCEPT2, a two-point lubricator for rolling bearings. The system provides two separate lubrication points that can be individually adjusted to supply bearings with ...