Mental training is also important

In addition to the test projects, Thomas Schranz prepares for the WorldSkills competition with internships in various third-party companies and attends training courses on the different tools and measuring instruments that will be used in Kazan. Such training took place, for example, at the tool manufacturer Fraisa in Bellach, which provides the milling and drilling tools for the WorldSkills...

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Proportional pressure reducing valve for explosion hazard areas

The pressure reducing valve controls output pressures from 0 to 200 bar proportionally to the adjusted solenoid current. The valve is used in applications where pressures must be precisely controlled independently of the input pressure and this in explosion-hazard areas of zone 1 and 2. Via the solenoid current, the proportional valve can continuously adjust pressures up to max. 200 bar and be...

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Robust 2/2-way cartridges (according to ISO 7368)

Wandfluh has revised the existing 2-way cartridge valve programme and equipped it with massively higher pressure resistance. In addition, the flow geometry has been optimized and thus the flow rate considerably increased.

The valve programme comprises the 5 nominal sizes NG16, 25, 32, 40 and 50, which cover the volume flow range from 360 l/min (NG16) to 2,500 l/min (NG50) and switch up to 630...

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Video SwissSkills Teamweekend in Spiez

The second Team Weekend of the SwissSkills Team took place from 12th to 14th April in Spiez. On Friday evening, family members, friends and employers were invited to a flying dinner. SwissSkills has compiled the impressions of the evening in a video.

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