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 CONTENTS COVER STORY


TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR STADIUM WITH SOUTHCO ACCESS HARDWARE


PROVIDING ACCESSIBILITY IN THE 6 NEWS


MACHINE BUILDING


When developing a collaborative robot, a number of design aspects need to be taken into consideration


SPRINGS & SHOCK ABSORBERS


12


From pocket watches to brutal off highway earth-mover suspension systems, springs are often the unsung heroes of many applications


ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC


22


Connectors are critical components, but is it possible to embrace miniaturisation without compromising the system?


27


Providing accessibility in the Tottenham Hotspur stadium with Southco access hardware


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4.UK skills shortage: 1.8 million new engineers and technicians needed by 2025


FEATURES


Drives, controls & motors... 8. Driving solutions to suit industry demands 10. Extruding the benefits of AC motors


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Machine building... 12. Collaborative robot safety 14. Machine commissioning made easy 16. A level solution for platforms


Design for manufacture...


20. Bespoke FTTP equipment enclosures boost productivity and increase competitive edge


Springs & shock absorbers...


22. Basic functionality that hides a myriad of engineering expertise


Electrical & electronic components... 27. Choose your interconnection system wisely 28.Making the case for customised enclosures


Exhibition preview... 31. Southern Manufacturing 2020


Bearings, seals & gaskets... 33. Charging into the future 34. Bearing new developments in mind


SALES EXECUTIVE Susan Woods Tel: 01622 699149 # !


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