TWI Additive Manufacturing Symposium

Last week, we joined a number of our customers to attend TWI’s fourth annual Additive Manufacturing Symposium at its main facility in Cambridge (UK). The symposium was attended by over 100 attendees from a range of industries, such as aerospace, marine, oil & gas and Formula 1 teams. During the course of the day, presenters…

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Visit to Trumy in China

We spent quite some time in November having face-to-face talks with our colleagues from Trumy at their facility in Wuxi, close to Shanghai. We discussed possible new markets as well as the development of new coupling designs to further complete and expand our current product range. A number of European OEM representatives from compressor/turbine and pump…

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Distributorship for Datum Electronics

We are pleased to announce a new Netherlands distributorship agreement with Datum Electronics from the UK. Based on the Isle of Wight, Datum Electronics develops, produces and sells innovative power measurement solutions such as torque sensors, torque transducers, torque meters, marine shaft power meters, load cells, amplifiers, power take off (PTO) shaft sensors and wind…

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TWI – 2018 Metal Additive Manufacturing Symposium

TWI will hold its annual Additive Manufacturing (AM) symposium in Cambridge (UK) on Thursday 29 November. The research and technology organisation has been at the forefront of metal AM technology for over 25 years, working in a diverse range of industry sectors including aerospace, oil and gas, defence and railways. During the symposium, experts from…

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Offshore Energy 2018

On Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 October, Intertech will participate in this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in RAI Amsterdam. Our stand, 1.001L, will be located within the Dutch Pavilion, which is organised by Netherlands Marine Technology. We will display our range of flexible disc/diaphragm couplings and torque measurement devices, as well as the…

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Friction Material for Trams

Several years ago we were contacted by the operator of trams in a southern European city. They experienced difficulties finding suitable friction material for one of their older tram types and turned to us for a customized solution. After review of the specification we offered one of our moulded qualities which has a high percentage…

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Trumy couplings for compressor train refit project

A Trumy TDF-6-420 disc coupling and two H2M317 diaphragm couplings were ordered by a maintenance and service provider, who has been commissioned to carry out a major overhaul of a compressor train and ancillary products. The compressor train has the following layout: turbine – high-pressure compressor – low-pressure compressor – expander. It had previously been…

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Distributor for Lütgert Antriebstechnik

We are happy to have been appointed the exclusive distributor for Lütgert Antriebstechnik in Belgium and The Netherlands. Lütgert, based in Gütersloh Germany, is a privately owned manufacturer of belt drive systems and ancillary products such as motor clamping rails, machine feet and vibration dampening elements. Their products are mostly cast in their own metal…

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Preventive maintenance on BSI Spin Test Facilities

Intertech partners with its colleagues from Barbour Stockwell (BSI) every year to perform preventive maintenance on its growing base of spin test facilities installed in Europe. Over the past few weeks, we have serviced six machines all over Europe for customers who are active in the aerospace and oil & gas market sectors. Maintenance activities…

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Bonding woven lining for marine winches

Our workshop has had a busy period. Over the last few weeks, we fitted a total of 62 band brakes with our 9020 woven brake lining. The customer chose to vulcanise the lining to its shoes because of the high surface pressure to which the lining is exposed. This adhesive provides a stronger bond than…

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New partnership with TWI Global

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cambridge-based TWI Global. TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations, with considerable expertise in materials joining and industrial engineering processes. TWI specialises in innovation, knowledge transfer and problem solving across all facets of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management. Over 1800…

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ET2145 torque meter for turbofan testing application

We recently delivered a torque meter assembly to one of our long-time customers, a leading European system integrator to the aerospace industry. The ET2145 is capable of a maximum continuous torque rating of 1400 Nm and has a top speed of 32,000 rpm. In this application, it will ensure an accuracy of 0.1% at full…

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Trumy coupling for Transmission Test Stand

Intertech recently supplied a Trumy TDK6-150 coupling as part of a refit carried out on a test stand operated by one of our long-time European clients. This client conducts tests on gearboxes for production and development purposes on a large number of test stands. The flange-mounted TDK model will be fitted between the E-motor and…

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Intertech launches new website

Today, we are launching our new website and our LinkedIn presence. The website has been designed as a multidimensional platform to showcase who Intertech is and what we do. It provides background information on Intertech and the companies we represent, as well as the wide range of products, solutions and services on offer. The site…

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