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Date: 12 May 2017
This week our External Sales Engineer & Siemens Product Manager, Mark Culshaw and our Technical Director, John Donaldson, attended the Siemens PI Partner Conference in Worcester where they were presented with certification and plaque to mark our appointment as a Siemens 'Value Added Reseller'.
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Date: 18 April 2017
Here at Fine Controls, as official distributors of Siemens products, we felt compelled to celebrate Inventor's Month by looking back and sharing some of the best Siemens inventions that revolutionised the world of technology and communications.
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Date: 15 March 2017
British Science Week (BSW) runs from 10th-19th March and is an annual celebration of the Science & Engineering industry developments.
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Date: 8 December 2016
Fine Controls would like to take this opportunity to wish our valued customers and suppliers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy & Prosperous New Year!
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Date: 7 October 2016
Fine Controls is pleased to announce our appointment as official distributor of the original Bourdon range of measurement instruments!
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Date: 7 October 2016
Siemens have recently added a compact 24 volt, 40 ampere power supply for industries with high reliability requirements to its modular SITOP product line for single phase networks.
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Posted in: General News, Round Up,
Date: 6 May 2016
Bürkert Fluid Control Systems has recently launched the latest incarnation of its diaphragm valve body that has been manufactured using hydroforming technology to deliver a number of benefits. Designed for use in hygienic process applications, the new tube valve body meets the latest standards for pharmaceutical, cosmetic as well as food and beverage industries.
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Date: 3 March 2016
What’s the easiest, most reliable way to measure the level in solids?
What’s the easiest, most reliable way to measure the level in solids?
Sitrans LR560 for solids level measurement - This 2-wire, 78 GHz FMCW radar transmitter with Process Intelligence echo processing, aiming flange, and an integrated narrow-beam lens antenna provides exceptional signal reflections.
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Date: 29 February 2016
What Is required in the engineering design of sports equipment ?
What is required in the engineering design of sports equipment ? The same desire as in the athletes themselves - to be lighter, faster and stronger. These are the simple but ultimate requirements in engineering sports equipment. Less weight allows the athletes to move with as little extra weight as possible, thus moving quicker themselves. If BMX bikes were 80 lbs instead of 30 lbs, they'd struggle to jump very high or be manageable in difficult conditions.
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Date: 29 February 2016
Siemens / Milltronics Product Update
Siemens are pleased dispel market place rumors of a pending Hydroranger + retirement and announce that the rack and panel versions will continue production until 2024.
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Date: 11 January 2016
2015 was another fantastic year for engineering in the UK. As we begin 2016 we look back at the biggest engineering stories from 2015.
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Posted in: Ask the Expert,
Date: 23 December 2015
As the go-to experts, we get asked many questions on a regular basis.
Here, we have answered some of our most frequestly asked questions.
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Date: 4 November 2015
This year marks the 100 year anniversary of Christian Bürkert’s birth. Since then the Bürkert company has gone from strength to strength. Here, we look at the man who started it all and ran the company for 25 years before a plane crash sadly cut his life short in 1971.
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Date: 26 August 2015
Welcome to the new and improved Fine Controls (UK) Ltd website - now with e-commerce capability!
Welcome to the new Fine Controls (UK) Ltd website - now with the ability to buy your process control and instrumentation equipment online!
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Date: 26 January 2015
6 Reasons Its Essential to Select the Right Size Valve From Fine Controls Ltd
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Date: 22 January 2015
We recently had a visit from Clive Halliday from Burkert who had two interesting new products to show us.
After a few hours talking about and playing around with the demo units our sales team were really impressed!
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Posted in: Round Up,
Date: 22 January 2015
According to the 2014 Engineering UK report, a mere 1 in 6 eleven to sixteen year olds said that they knew what people working in Engineering do!
With such a shocking statistic related to an industry crying out for budding Engineers in the run up to 2020, it's abut time they found out just what our sector is all about!
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Posted in: General News, Round Up,
Date: 21 January 2015
In this 'little lesson' we're looking at how using Fairchild Volume Boosters & I/P Converters can aid in controlling flow & level in a waste water weir.
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Date: 7 January 2015
A guest post from Nicky Danino, UCLan Senior Lecturer at the School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences
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Posted in: General News,
Date: 24 November 2014
As a company based on the banks of the Mersey, Fine Controls is always pleased to hear of local growth in commerce and in this instance, the chance to follow the engineering showpiece that incorportates major expansion of the Port of Liverpool and the building of the new Liverpool2 terminal.
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Date: 12 September 2014
Level Instrument selection can lead to a lot of head scratching if you don't know what you're doing! Luckily, Hunter Vegas, Project Engineering Manager for Wunderlich-Malec in California has written a complete guide for In-Tech Magazine!
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Date: 5 September 2014
This month we are focusing on our Siemens range of Radar and Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitters!
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Date: 22 August 2014
SIL Certification for process instruments and analysers can be crucial but as many of us know, identifying which level of SIL Cert we require can be quite confusing! If you're having trouble deciding just how safe you need to be have a look at our latest 'Little Lesson'
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Date: 15 August 2014
Does gender in Engineering really matter?
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Date: 17 July 2014
Standard or Actual Flow Rate Measurement - What's the difference and why it's important
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Date: 17 July 2014
So if you'd like to place any orders with us, i'd do so before the weekend, 'cos who knows how many staff will come back?!
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Date: 3 July 2014
Midland ACS Stainless Steel Hydraulic Valve range added to our website!
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Date: 3 July 2014
Fine Controls are pleased to announce that Rotork PLC have recently aquired the Midland ACS, Alcon Solenoid Valves and Landon Kingsway brands.
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Date: 1 July 2014
On the 5th of July 2014 the youngest of Fine Controls staff, James Fitzpatrick, will be cycling stage 1 of the 'Tour de France Grand D
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Date: 27 June 2014
Fine Controls are proud to be Europe'�s largest stockist of Fairchild Industrial Products. Appointed as the Official Fairchild Agent for the UK & Ireland in 1994.
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