demm engineering manufacturing May 2007

Demm Engineering & Manufacturing May 2007

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 Alvin Heat Block, an insulation compound with unique heat absorbing properties ideal for welding, soldering, brazing, heat shrinking or any process involving heat transfer.
Special feature: Timber Industry
Kiwi technology debuts in US
A New Zealand sawmilling and forestry technology partnership now reaches around the globe. By Jenny Baker.
With the 2007 Practical Maintenance Management Conference a little over a month away this extended maintenance feature covers a plethora of maintenance matters from systems and strategies to software and products – as well as what to expect at the two-day conference in Christchurch.
Motors, drives & transmissions
A mixture of news and new technologies targeting this vital industry sector. Read Brent Wray’s informative article on methods of speed controlling single phase motors. And remember, our reader enquiry service is available on every article within the magazine.
Special feature: The case for literacy training
A report on the issue of poor workplace literacy – a problem being tackled head-on by Workbase and successfully overcome by Fletcher Aluminium through a culture of learning and self-managing teams.
News & events
Who’s making news and what’s coming up?

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