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'Travel-friendly' high-voltage test bay

Case study: efficient on-site testing — high-voltage tests on power transformers download

OMICRON electronicsTue, 30 Sep 2014

ABB has developed a ‘travel-friendly’ high-voltage test bay. In combination with multifunctional testing devices from OMICRON, this allows ABB to offer a range of diagnostics options.

Cylinder block made of aluminium coated with Nikasil

Application note: measuring Nikasil coatings on aluminium automotive cylinders downloadweblink

Fischer InstrumentationMon, 1 Sep 2014

A way of protecting aluminium cylinders is to plate the contact surfaces with Nikasil. After plating, the coating thickness is controlled using the Fischerscope MMS PC2.

VLF test system 20kV

Data sheet: SebaKMT VLF test system 20kV from Megger download

MeggerMon, 29 Sep 2014

The portable VLF test system 20kV can be used to test the cables in conjunction with the according local regulations for operating voltage levels up to 11kV for new cables and 16kV for aged cables at 3µF cable capacity.

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Product brochure: process technology for the fruit juice and primary industries download

GEA Process Engineering LtdThu, 25 Sep 2014

GEA TDS possesses the necessary know-how for the design and manufacture of hygienic, aseptic and sterile plants for the production of liquid products.

PowerSTAR hypoid gearmotor

Case study: Bison PowerSTAR creates simple solution for coffee roaster download

Bison Gear & EngineeringFri, 26 Sep 2014

Bison Gear and Engineering has supplied the PowerSTAR hypoid gearmotor to a coffee equipment manufacturer.

JS series

Data sheet: JS series four-jaw scroll chuck from 1st Machine Tool Accessories download

1st Machine Tool AccessoriesTue, 30 Sep 2014

The JS series four-jaw scroll chuck from 1st Machine Tool Accessories is designed to reliably grip irregularly shaped components.

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Product brochure: process technology for aseptic product treatment from GEA download

GEA Process Engineering LtdTue, 30 Sep 2014

GEA offers three different types of UHT plants — depending on the product to be treated, the product quality and the efficiency. 

Case study: Murray City Power, Utah

Case study: system maintenance, testing and documentation with ADMO download

OMICRON electronicsFri, 12 Sep 2014

Murray City Power in Utah is using Omicron’s ADMO: a database software for central planning and management of all maintenance activities for protection systems.

Audio precision 2722 analyser measures oscillator THD at –110dB, about 3ppm

Application note: fidelity testing for A→D converters download

Linear TechnologyMon, 29 Sep 2014

According to Linear Technology’s Jim Williams and Guy Hoover, the ability to faithfully digitise a sine wave is a sensitive test of high-resolution A?D converter fidelity. This test requires a sine-wave generator with residual distortion products approaching one part-per-million. Additionally, a computer-based A?D output monitor is necessary to read and display converter output spectral components.

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Featured Video

Video feature: maximum power point control simplifies energy harvesting video

Linear TechnologyFri, 12 Sep 2014

Converting solar energy into electrical energy is easily done using Linear Technology’s LTC3105 boost converter with Maximum Power Point Control (MPPC). The MPPC feature allows the converter to extract the maximum power from a solar cell under varying sunlight conditions.

Energy chain in a drilling rig

Energy chains from igus provide alternative to steel for cable carrying in harsh environments weblink

IgusMon, 29 Sep 2014

According to igus, its plastic energy chains are an ideal alternative to steel — the design material of choice for many decades — for working in the harsh environments of the offshore industry. igus e-chains are said to be tougher than steel for a given size and are much lighter; they are also inherently resistant to corrosion and weathering, and the best types are unaffected by exposure to most chemicals and petrochemicals as well as by exposure to UV light from the sun.

The infrared system at Smith & McLaurin

Smith & Mclaurin doubles line speed on paper coating line with carbon infrared heating weblink

Heraeus NoblelightMon, 29 Sep 2014

Smith & Mclaurin is using a carbon infrared heating system from Heraeus Noblelight to more than double line speed on one of its paper coating lines. The company has also improved quality by eliminating adhesive substrate patterns with coloured adhesive.