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Energy & Safety debates top of the agenda at IFPEX 2012 Show

With only three weeks to go, the NEC is set to become the focus of the largest manufacturing and engineering event of 2012. The International Fluid Power Exhibition (IFPEX) Exhibition - co-located with the Air-Tech, Drives & Controls, and The Plant and Asset Management Exhibition - taking place between 17-19th April 2012, at the NEC Birmingham will form part of the manufacturing and engineering series of shows alongside MACH. Show organiser DFA Media believes its series of events ensures industry professionals will be able to gain the broadest insight concerning what industry solutions are currently available on the market.

A highlight of this year’s Air-Tech, Drives & Controls and IFPEX Exhibitions, is the new FREE-to-attend Energy and Safety seminar theatre, where themed panel discussions chaired by leading industry organisations including The British Fluid Power Association (BFPA), The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) and GAMBICA , will focus on key energy management and safety topics including panel debates surrounding issues such as The use of software and programmable safety. Panel experts will look at how functional safety depends not only on selecting the right function in the first place and associated components, but increasingly on the use of software and software configurable components and networks. There are clear benefits to OEMs and end users, but what issues are faced by the person(s) responsible for implementing safety functions and what do they need to do?

In addition, at a time when UK industry is looking for ways to save money and fund new Capex purchases to invest in the future, our panel discussion on Government Incentives will help to guide you through the application process and give you experienced advice on how to make the most of the incentives available.

Other key panel debates will include helping visitors to know about The direct replacement for EN 954-1 – EN ISO 13849-1. The replacement of EN 954-1 is causing some confusion and our experienced panel will take you through the changeover.

We will also be discussing saving energy through intelligent control. When applied to electric motors, the potential for energy saving is significant, simply by stopping or reducing speed whenever possible. The seminar will look at different strategies for controlling motor driven systems, across a range of applications and control technologies.

There will also be important panel discussions surrounding key energy and safety related issues for the compressed air industry lead by The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS), that will help visitors re-examine their compressed air procedures. While the British Fluid Power Association will chair a panel along with important industry consultants to offer a unique opportunity to ask pressing fluid power industry and related questions.

Other key Energy and Safety seminars include:

Drive chain management as part of a best practice approach.
The use of software and the programmable safety – how do latest standards deal with this, and what are the benefits?
Green energy in general industrial inverters.
How to get the most out of your production machinery: optimising your power transmission drive system.
The evolution of machinery safety CE Marking and Machinery Safety – what it is for, how it is achieved, what is required?
Ecodesign – the user has to choose the most efficient system, not legislation
Energy efficient climate control
Turn it down, switch it off – keeping your motors under control.
Plus much more.

For detailed information on all free-to-attend seminars taking place please click here

Pre-register today : www.ifpex-expo.com


The NEC in April 2012 is set to be the focus of the largest manufacturing and engineering event of 2012. Drives and Controls Show, The Plant and Asset Management Exhibition, Air-Tech, and the International Fluid Power Exhibition (IFPEX) taking place between the 17-19 April 2012 at the NEC, Birmingham will form part of the manufacturing and engineering series of shows alongside MACH 12.
Show organiser DFA Media believes its series of events ensures industry professionals will be able to gain the broadest insight concerning what industry solutions are currently available on the market.

For more information, please contact :-

For further information please contact:
Aaron Blutstein
PR & conference manager
DFA Media Ltd
01732 370340
aaron@dfamedia.co.uk

Show websites :
www.drives-expo.com

www.airtech-expo.com
www.ifpex-expo.com
www.maintenanceuk-expo.com

March 2012

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