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Partial discharge pinpointing system

Data sheet: SebaKMT PD LOC partial-discharge pinpointing system from Megger download

MeggerFri, 12 Sep 2014

The SebaKMT PD LOC system from Megger solves the problem of pinpointing for mixed cables (XLPE/PILC) and for partial discharge in joints of single-core cables.

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.

Refractometry

Application note: concentration measurement of sodium hydroxide downloadweblink

Anton PaarThu, 11 Sep 2014

The Abbemat range of refractometers from Anton Paar can be used to determine the concentration of sodium hydroxide solutions.

The original packing-gland seal at this soy product manufacturer’s plant lost product of up to ½ metre per day

Case study: custom-designed mixer shaft seal eliminates waste and hazards download

Meco Shaft SealsFri, 12 Sep 2014

A soy ingredient manufacturer experienced significant product loss and an explosion hazard before replacing ineffective gland seals with custom-designed split shaft seals from Meco.

Rail traverser at Port of Felixstowe

Case study: Igus's energy chain system is used in rail traverser download

IgusFri, 29 Aug 2014

An Igus energy chain system has recently been designed into the largest capacity rail traverser in the UK. 

Next 25 bar loader

Data sheet: Iemca Next 25 loader from 1st Machine Tool Accessories download

1st Machine Tool AccessoriesWed, 10 Sep 2014

Iemca’s Next 25 is an automation solution designed for multi-spindle lathes combining easy handling with high performance. This compact loader handles 3–25mm bars.

'Infrared heat helps cutting laminated glass'

Case study: infrared heat enables cutting of laminated glass download

Heraeus NoblelightTue, 9 Sep 2014

Heraeus Noblelight’s twin tubes, which can be produced in lengths of up to 6.3m, allow the cutting of large sheets of laminated glass in one step.

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.

Autodesk Alias Surface

White paper: create class A surfaces with Autodesk Alias Surface download

Man and Machine Fri, 12 Sep 2014

Today’s successful automotive manufacturers and OEMs must design innovative, alluring vehicles — and bring them to market faster than their competitors. To drive consumer interest, they need to develop interiors and exteriors that are perfectly smooth, pleasing to the eye and pleasant to the touch. Leading automotive companies rely on Autodesk Alias Surface for technical surfacing tools to create these high-quality, accurate and precise surfaces.

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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.

Mono road car

Briggs selects custom rotary position sensors from Penny + Giles for use in Mono road car downloadweblink

Curtiss-Wright Industrial GroupThu, 11 Sep 2014

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is using customised position sensors from Curtiss-Wright in its central-seat Mono road car. The contactless rotary position sensor is a customised version of the standard Penny + Giles SRH280P model and features a special connector cable and configured output range to match the specific shaft position.