AGW Back on Track with Model Railway Controllers

AGW developed and manufactured a range of model railway controllers soon after the company was established in 1975, due to the personal interest in model railways held by one of AGW’s founding partners George Wainwright. This product line survived for around 10 years before a decline in the model railway market caused manufacturing to cease.

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Railway Controllers, Customer Service, Electronic Components, Model Railways, Electronics Manufacturing, Electronics Manufacturing Derby, Electronics Manufacturing East Midlands

Further Investment into Partial  Discharge Testing

We have enhanced our Partial Discharge (PD) testing services. Following a re-organisation, a room has been established which is dedicated to PD testing. This gives us a smart and clean environment that is exclusively used for testing.

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Partial Discharge Testing, Electronics Testing, Voltech Testing Network

Is the UK’s Future Supply of Engineers in Decline?

Support the D&T Association’s Campaign

Making young people aware of Engineering careers and beginning their education towards one is in potential decline.

I was recently sent an email which explained the paradox between the UK’s need for innovation in manufacturing and the lack of Design and Technology education in primary and secondary schools and it got me thinking about the importance of supporting the cause, as a Joint Director of a UK manufacturing company.

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Engineering In Schools, Education In Engineering, Education In Manufacturing

Our Manufacturing Technique for Flexible Rogowski coils

Here at AGW we have experienced an increase in interest and demand for flexible Rogowski coils, used in applications such as sensors in electrical protection systems and monitoring current in electricity sub-stations. Our winding technique used in manufacture means we have developed a successful technique to feed the finished end of the winding back through the centre of the flexible tube to meet the start of the winding.

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Current Transformers, Rogowski Coil, Manufacturing Rogowski, Manufacturing Winding Technique

The Difference Between Inductors and Transformers

Transformers and inductors seem very similar in a visual and construction sense. However, they have differing applications and have their own unique design and construction elements. Below is a brief summary about them both, which provides a little guidance to the differences.

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Inductors, Transformers, Choke, Reactor

Our Process Ensures Excellent Customer Service

As we pride ourselves on our customer service, check out our process below on how we keep you involved every step of the way.

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How Does a Speaker Work?

We use speakers every day, you probably woke up to an alarm clock, you probably watched TV while eating your breakfast and you probably listened to the radio in your car on the way to work (you get the picture).

But have you ever stopped to wonder, "how do speakers work?" Well, wonder no more, we have the answer, in a rather colourful infographic.

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