Equipment and Materials
A roundup of technology and services designed to increase the productivity, efficiency, and safety of New Zealand’s engineering and manufacturing sector. Product of the Month is a newly patented pneumatic torque tool from Hytorc called ‘The Flip’ – a vibration- and echoing-free torque tool with the speed of an impact gun.
EMEX 2008 Preview
A special preview of EMEX 2008 – who will be there, what’s on show, and why you need to put it on your list of things to do next month? The Expo is held at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane, Auckland from May 6 to 8 and promises to be the biggest ever.
Oil & Gas
More on New Zealand’s fast expanding oil and gas industry, kicking off with Jenny Baker’s fascinating report on the Kupe project – one of the most challenging and innovative oil and gas projects ever undertaken in this country. And Robt. Stone, a local company, is a key contributor to the project, along with many other Kiwi companies.
This special feature also looks at the contribution of Taranaki’s Independent Technology Ltd – a company specialising in pulsation analysis services for the design and troubleshooting of reciprocating compressor systems. Use our reader enquiry service to access more information on any article within the magazine.
Technologies and products designed to make hazardous work areas safer. From gas detection to chemical storage tanks and bunds, hearing protection, and the very latest in strobe lighting – it’s a chance to catch up on the latest developments and review your on-site safety performance.
Bearings & Lubricants
A bearings and lubricants update featuring a look at the application of Dodge Grip Tight adapter ball bearings at a fan manufacturer in the US, and a review of Sullube high-performance compressor lubricant – a lubricant that saves money and is kinder to the environment.
Columns, News & Events
Our regular columns, plus who’s making news and what events are