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Our Rail Infrastructure

Did you know, that there are 1.718 billion train journeys taken every year in the UK?! Those trips are taken on 10,072 miles of track that link the 2,563 different stations spread across the UK. That, by any standards, is quite some infrastructure, and unsurprisingly it demands a great deal of installation and maintenance.

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More than the extra mile… an insight into running marathons and more…

I feel there are a lot of similarities between my work and running. I like pressure, a challenge, and the goals are the same. Namely, when I start a job or a run, my aim is to finish to the best of my ability. Subsequently, I put everything into the task ahead with the ultimate goal of finishing and doing a good job – with no regrets. I enjoy pushing myself to see what I can achieve.

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Why Live Chat?

So, what do we mean by live chat? Well, it’s an app that lets you monitor and chat with visitors on your website via a pop up window. In their simplest form they can be free and for more tailored and branded versions there is a monthly fee.

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Understanding ISO 6789 - Industrial Users

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This fifth article of five has been written with industrial users in mind.  Industrial applications for torque are still increasing as customers and manufacturers realise the importance of correct torque application to reduce customer complaints and warranty costs. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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Understanding ISO 6789 - Automotive, Truck & Bus Aftermarket

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This fourth article of five has been written with users in the general automotive and other road vehicle aftermarket in mind. The fifth article for general industrial users will follow. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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Understanding ISO 6789 - Calibration Laboratories

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This third article of five has been written with calibration laboratories in mind.  Further articles for, automotive end users and general industrial users will follow. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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Understanding ISO 6789 - Hand Torque Tool Manufacturers

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This second article of five has been written with hand torque tool manufacturers in mind.  Further articles for calibration laboratories, automotive end users and general industrial users follow. It will help to first read article one on the general reason for change.

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EN ISO 6789:2017 - The New Standard For Hand Torque Tools

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The 2017 edition was published at the end of February and is considerably modified from the 2003 edition.  This article is designed to explain the key differences and how the new standard is intended to be used.

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The Devil is in the Detail

Ever wondered - why torque wrenches come with a fine tooth ratchet, and why you would ever need one?

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Careers Open Evening 2017

Last night we hosted a very successful Careers Open Evening attended by over 60 parents and students.  The evening offered a variety of short tours led by all our apprentices, and product demonstrations.  On hand were engineering staff from various process streams including support functions to talk to visitors about why Norbar is a great place to work and job opportunities.

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