Successful system delivery

Tom Smith Labman News, Projects, Technical

Last Wednesday the Labman team delivered one of our robotic system enclosures to Isogenica in Cambridge. This system was fairly simple in comparison to most of our projects with the robotics platform being outsourced by Isogenica to Tecan UK. Tecan then worked with Labman, providing one of their Evolution 150 systems for integration into a safety enclosure at the Labman …

Evonik USA receive first mk4 TIDAS

Jo Batey Labman News, Projects, TIDAS

Labman are pleased to announce that the first ever mark4 TIDAS is now operational in the labs of Evonik, New Jersey. TIDAS repeatedly measures the fineness of grind within a solution, fully automating the manual Hegman test. Developed in 1997 the system is now used in labs all over the world and has seen continuous improvement. Mark4 includes an LED array …

Robots make good toys!

Andrew Mathieson Internship, Just For Fun, Labman News, Projects

Completing the usual “welcome to the job” training, my first task as an intern at Labman has been to test and evaluate the Epson E2L SCARA robot. A key job that the robot will have to do when it is ultimately incorporated into the system is to draw the 15*17 Lissajous pattern. The Lissajous pattern is created by two sine …

Steam Engine: King of the road

Jo Batey Just For Fun

Labman Business Development Manager Jo was away on holiday when her dad ‘Tab’ celebrated his 77th birthday. So when colleague Richard Frank offered to mark the occasion on her return she was delighted. So on Saturday 25 May Richard’s white van pulled up outside her unsuspecting parents Billingham home and ”King of the Road’ emerged from it,  gleaming in the …

RBRacing/Labman Cadwell Park 26th/27th May “King of the Mountain”

Gerry Johnson Just For Fun, RBRacing

The team headed towards Louth on Saturday afternoon hoping for warm weather and exciting racing. The weekend didn’t disappoint on both counts! After settling in Saturday night, Sunday arrived sunny and warm for a change with qualifying fast and furious. First time for Gerry at this very difficult (but very exciting and technical track) with both riders scrubbing new rear …

Hydrothermal Carbonisation Test Rig – Ready For Delivery

Tom Smith Labman News, Projects

We have all been working hard to get one of our latest systems ready for delivery, a Hydrothermal Carbonisation process development test rig for Loughborough University. Hydrothermal Carbonisation turns raw sewage waste into a safe, high quality fuel. The process test rig pumps effluent from a large input vessel through into a sealed pressure vessel. Once in the pressure vessel …

RBRacing/Labman Road Race Team: Snetterton Round – April 27th/28th 2013

Gerry Johnson Just For Fun, Labman News, RBRacing

Next round for the race team was a very long drive with van/bikes/caravan/refreshments to sunny Norfolk to a track we knew very little about (apart from it being very fast). Not having the benefit of doing the test day on the Friday, we arrived Friday evening feeling a little naïve and worried whether we were going to be on the …

LABMAN – A new beginning

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, Labman News

Having been born and raised in India I decided to pursue my higher education at the University of Leeds in England. When looking for jobs after graduation I came across an opening for an Electronics Engineer at Labman Automation. I had not previously heard of Labman Automation. When I searched on Google, I saw the videos of their systems on the Labman …

INRA Grinding and Dispensing Systems Delivery

Paul Chilton Projects

We have just returned from a week-long visit from 2 sites in France where we have installed 4 systems for INRA Forestry Commission. We had two teams installing systems in both Orleans and Bordeaux. The systems grind wood sample into fine powder which is then dispensed into multiple output tubes for loading onto various analysers and down-stream testing. The visit …