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  • Servomex offers thermal conductivity process gas analyser for measuring argon and nitrogen

    Servomex |Fri, 29 Jul 2011

    Servomex has introduced the Servopro Multiexact, a true thermal conductivity (TCD) process gas analyser that is suitable for process control and product purity measurement applications in ASU plants.

  • Armstrong Optical offers non-contact sensor for use in semiconductor manufacturing

    Armstrong Optical |Mon, 11 Jul 2011

    Armstrong Optical has introduced the Chrocodile IT sensor system, which is designed for making high-precision, non-contact thickness measurements of wafers, doped or undoped, made of silicon or other semiconductor substrates.

  • Brüel and Kjær flight-track monitoring service displays weather radar image overlays

    Bruel and Kjaer |Thu, 7 Jul 2011

    Recent developments within Brüel and Kjær’s Flightops flight-track monitoring service have added the capability to display weather radar image overlays and real-time ASDI data that will assist operations staff with tactical decisions.

  • Spectrolab analyses aluminium, magnesium and titanium alloys with a single configuration

    Spectro Analytical Instruments |Tue, 5 Jul 2011

    At the GIFA foundry trade show, Spectro Analytical Instruments unveiled an updated version of its Spectrolab metal analyser, which is able to analyse aluminium, magnesium and titanium alloys with a single hardware configuration.

  • PLS updates test and debug tool for Netx network controllers and RCX operating system

    PLS Programmierbare Logik and Systeme |Fri, 1 Jul 2011

    Programmierbare Logik and Systeme (PLS) has introduced the latest version 3.0.8 of its Universal Debug Engine, a test and debug tool for the Netx range of network controllers and RCX real-time operating system from Hilscher.

  • Vitronic offers vial inspection system to ensure safety in the pharmaceutical industry

    Vitronic |Wed, 29 Jun 2011

    Vitronic has introduced Vinspec, a vial inspection system that operates above powered conveyors, reading drug-vial sealing caps and checking for a variety of packaging faults, at throughputs of up to 10 items per second.

  • Test leads feature extendable tips

    Fluke Calibration |Thu, 23 Jun 2011

    Fluke has introduced Fluke TL175 Twistguard test leads, which it claims are the only test leads on the market with adjustable length test tips for use in changing measurement situations.

  • Radiation meter benefits screening applications

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 21 Jun 2011

    Fluke has introduced the handheld Fluke 481 Radiation Survey Meter, which enables users to identify irradiated goods, equipment, surfaces or environments in industrial settings.

  • Scopemeter devices operate in harsh environments

    Fluke Calibration |Mon, 20 Jun 2011

    Fluke has added three two-channel models to its range of handheld 190 Series II Scopemeters, which can be used on industrial equipment that is permanently fitted on an electrical distribution system.

  • Torque tester helps reduce wastage

    Mecmesin |Fri, 17 Jun 2011

    The Vortex-xt torque tester from Mecmesin is designed for quality-control managers that need a simple, accurate and rugged torque-testing system for the production floor or QC laboratory.

  • GSM telemetry product suited for remote monitoring

    Wed, 15 Jun 2011

    T-T Controls has recently introduced the Text-Tel Micro, which is the latest addition to its Text Tel range of GSM telemetry products.

  • Trac installs shaker system at Warwick facility

    Trac |Mon, 13 Jun 2011

    Trac, a test and certification specialist, has increased its range of environmental test services with the installation of a new vibration test system - or shaker - at its Warwick facility.

  • Solartron releases digital and analogue gauges

    Solartron Metrology |Wed, 8 Jun 2011

    Solartron Metrology has introduced two flexure gauges that are suitable for post-process or in-process applications requiring high-precision, high-volume measurements.

  • EMX switch detects presence of conductive masses

    EMX Industries |Mon, 6 Jun 2011

    The new Iswitch Series from EMX Industries features a touch design based on E Field technology.

  • NATRIP selects Moog servo hydraulic test systems

    Moog |Tue, 31 May 2011

    Moog has been selected to supply structural and fatigue test systems to the National Automotive Testing and RandD Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) in India.

  • System controls grid-connected solar PV plants

    Carlo Gavazzi |Tue, 31 May 2011

    Carlo Gavazzi has introduced the Smart String Box, which is designed to provide control, protection and monitoring of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) plants.

  • OPC diagnostic tool repairs security issues

    OPC Training Institute |Thu, 26 May 2011

    The OPC Training Institute has released OPC Rescue, a diagnostic tool designed for anyone in the automation industry who wants to effortlessly eliminate their communication issues.

  • Temperature measurement device has wide range

    Schaeffler |Mon, 23 May 2011

    Schaeffler has launched Tempcheck Pro, a low-cost, easy-to-use infrared temperature measurement device that measures the surface temperature of components in a wide variety of applications.

  • Cerulean launches automated tube testing system

    Cerulean |Fri, 20 May 2011

    Cerulean Packing has launched the Q-Test, a fully automated tube testing system for laminate and plastic tubes, suitable for use in the medical, personal care and consumer food product industries.

  • ATS enhances attribute and defect recording system

    ATS |Thu, 19 May 2011

    ATS Global has announced variable data collection (VDC) in the latest release of Inspect, its attribute and defect recording software.

  • Moog's modular controller for testing applications

    Moog |Thu, 19 May 2011

    Moog has introduced a modular test controller intended for both simple and complex tests on components, materials and vehicles in the aerospace and automotive industries.

  • Netrix system for remote gas generator management

    Dexdyne |Thu, 19 May 2011

    Operations and maintenance teams can now manage their Cummins gas generator sets remotely using Dexdyne's Netrix system.

  • Tool checks phase rotation of three-phase supplies

    Megger |Thu, 19 May 2011

    With the PSI410 phase-sequence indicator from Megger, the phase rotation of three-phase supplies can be checked quickly, reliably and safely.

  • Label sensor extension supports wider webs

    Lion Precision |Wed, 18 May 2011

    Lion Precision has released an optional extended baseplate for the LRD8200 Ultrasonic Label Sensor, a clear-label sensor designed for application registration and counting applications.

  • Metering products help improve energy efficiency

    Eaton |Wed, 18 May 2011

    Eaton offers a range of metering products designed to save time and money by eliminating the need for bespoke metering devices that, according to Eaton, inflate costs and lengthen delivery times.

  • NSM offers Siteshield autonomous detection package

    Net Safety Monitoring |Tue, 17 May 2011

    Net Safety Monitoring has announced its launch of an autonomous detection package, the Siteshield Detection System.

  • RA33 provides sensing and dispensing of liquids

    Endress+Hauser |Tue, 17 May 2011

    The RA33 Batch Controller provides precise sensing and dispensing of liquids into a container or process vessel in food, chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and other process industry applications.

  • LDS vibration shaker chosen for satellite project

    Bruel and Kjaer |Mon, 16 May 2011

    Bruel and Kjaer is to provide Thales Alenia Space with an LDS vibration shaker system for the mechanical vibration and shock testing of satellites.

  • SKF expands portable vibration monitoring range

    SKF |Mon, 16 May 2011

    SKF has expanded its Microlog range of vibration monitoring and data collection instruments for measuring and analysing vibration on all types of machinery with rotary and reciprocating motion.

  • Tool detects benzene and total aromatic compounds

    Ion Science |Mon, 16 May 2011

    Ion Science has introduced the handheld Tiger Select, for the detection of both benzene and total aromatic compounds (TACs) in applications such as downstream monitoring at refineries.

  • Production management system offers expanded view

    Emerson Process Management |Thu, 12 May 2011

    Emerson Process Management has released Roxar Fieldwatch 2.3, a production management system designed to provide operators with a fuller picture of the reservoir and of production activities.

  • Speed monitor targets heavy rotating machinery

    Pilz Automation Technology |Wed, 11 May 2011

    Pilz Automation Technology has launched the PNOZ S30 speed monitor, a compact device that is designed for monitoring safe standstill and speed in a range of machinery applications.

  • Rotating beacon suitable for mobile applications

    Techdrives |Tue, 10 May 2011

    Patlite's new Type RLR rotating beacon, available in the UK from Techdrives, is designed for outdoor applications and for use in severe environments.

  • GPS/INS measurement unit suits aerial surveying

    Inertial Aerosystems |Fri, 6 May 2011

    Inertial Aerosystems has introduced Systron Donner's SDN500, a MEMS-based GPS/INS tactical inertial measurement unit suitable for tactical aerospace, munitions and platform stabilisation applications.

  • Moog highlights products for automotive testing

    Moog |Fri, 6 May 2011

    Moog will feature its latest automotive testing systems, the Integrated Test Suite and Modular Test Controller, during the Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, 17-19 May 2011.

  • Star-CCM+ implemented into building design process

    CD-adapco |Fri, 6 May 2011

    CD-adapco has announced that Building System and Diagnostics (BSD) has adopted Star-CCM+ to provide ventilation and airflow analysis for building designs.

  • Ultrasonic tester predicts pipe thickness problems

    Cordex Instruments |Fri, 6 May 2011

    The handheld UT5000 intrinsically safe ultrasonic tester from Cordex Instruments is suitable for measuring metal thickness on pipelines and fixed equipment within hazardous locations.

  • Epiphan exhibits ultrasound image capture systems

    Epiphan Systems |Wed, 4 May 2011

    Epiphan Systems exhibited its next-generation Mediphan ultrasound image capture systems at the First World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education, which was held in South Carolina on 29-30 April.

  • Control system helps prevent tool breakages

    Blum Novotest |Tue, 3 May 2011

    Blum Novotest has introduced the Tool Monitor Adaptive Control (TMAC) system, which helps to protect CNC machines while providing valuable information regarding the cutting process.

  • Scopecorder maths option offers DSP functions

    Yokogawa |Tue, 3 May 2011

    A new real-time mathematics option for the Yokogawa DL850 Scopecorder introduces new DSP-based functions that boost the instrument's power-analysis capabilities.

  • Tool monitors temperature and reports back by SMS

    Aptifirst |Thu, 28 Apr 2011

    The AGT GSM temperature monitor is a remote-controlled device that can monitor temperature and report back by SMS text message or by email.

  • Indicators can be configured as nodes or listeners

    Beka Associates |Tue, 26 Apr 2011

    The eight variable Foundation fieldbus indicators from Beka Associates, which each feature 20mm-high five-digit displays and 31 segment bargraphs, can now be configured on site as nodes or listeners.

  • Mettler Toledo launches particle-research devices

    Mettler Toledo |Wed, 20 Apr 2011

    Mettler Toledo has announced the next-generation FBRM model G400 and G600 instruments for particle research and manufacturing.

  • RDP offers submersible displacement transducers

    RDP Electronics |Wed, 20 Apr 2011

    RDP Electronics has introduced the ACW and DCW ranges of submersible displacement transducers, which are suitable for a variety of monitoring tasks, such as the monitoring of large structures.

  • App enables remote monitoring of compressed air

    Boge Compressors |Mon, 18 Apr 2011

    Boge Compressors has introduced an Iphone app, available for download from the Apple Store, designed to provide compressed-air users with a remote monitoring solution.

  • HBM weighing technology available for export to US

    HBM |Thu, 14 Apr 2011

    HBM's range of weighing technology is now available for applications in the US following a successful audit to meet Verified Conformity Assessment Program (VCAP) standards.

  • Cami to exhibit wire harness test equipment

    Cami Research |Wed, 13 Apr 2011

    At the Milwaukee Wire Processing Technology Show on 18-19 May in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Cami Research will be exhibiting its latest line of cable and wire harness test equipment

  • Pharmacy-specific precision balances launched

    Mettler Toledo |Wed, 13 Apr 2011

    Mettler Toledo has introduced a pharmacy-specific portfolio of precision balances encompassing two product lines: the PHS, or professional line; and the PHL, or portable line.

  • Strain-gauge display for use in harsh environments download

    Mantracourt Electronics |Wed, 13 Apr 2011

  • Renishaw helps cut costs of hard gauges download

    Renishaw |Tue, 12 Apr 2011

    A software-driven comparative gauge, Renishaw's new Equator system, is already starting to soften up the cost for numerous hard gauges at aero-engine component maker Meyer Tool, Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Steam meters suitable for building automation

    Endress+Hauser |Tue, 12 Apr 2011

    The Engycal RH33 Btu meter and RS33 steam meter provide data recording and billing information for custody transfer, steam measurement and energy-flow calculations in process applications.

  • Omega allows customers to build a complete system

    Omega Engineering |Fri, 8 Apr 2011

    Wireless technology company Omega offers an extensive product range, allowing customers to simply build a complete system.

  • PD cable monitor functions as alarm system

    EA Technology |Fri, 8 Apr 2011

    EA Technology has developed the PD Cable Monitor, a system that continuously monitors Partial Discharge (PD) activity in all types of live MV/HV cables up to 4km in length.

  • Bruel and Kjaer offers noise management for mines

    Bruel and Kjaer |Fri, 1 Apr 2011

    Bruel and Kjaer has launched the Noise Sentinel Mining System, a noise management system designed for use by mine operators.

  • Iphone app converts popular hardness scales

    Trelleborg Sealing Solutions |Wed, 30 Mar 2011

    Trelleborg's 'Unit and Hardness Converter' Iphone app converts frequently used units and currencies, as well as popular hardness scales for various material types based on ISO and ASTM standards.

  • Imatek installs impact tester at research facility

    Imatek |Mon, 28 Mar 2011

    Imatek, a UK-based manufacturer of materials testing equipment, has installed an IM10 impact tester for automotive applications at the Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute (NMIRI) in Japan.

  • Trucheck tools calibrate torque screwdrivers

    Norbar Torque Tools |Mon, 28 Mar 2011

    Norbar Torque Tools is expanding its Trucheck range of torque wrench testers with three new products designed to calibrate torque screwdrivers in the electronics, automotive and engineering sectors.

  • Cerulean launches automated tube-testing machine

    Cerulean |Thu, 24 Mar 2011

    Cerulean Packing is to launch Q-Test, an automated tube-testing machine designed for laminate and plastic tubes at Interpack 2011 in Dusseldorf on 12-18 May 2011.

  • Gauge head suits harsh industrial environments

    Measurement Specialties |Fri, 18 Mar 2011

    The PCA-375 Series Gauge Head from Measurement Specialties (MEAS) uses reliable Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT) technology to provide cost effective/long-stroke gauging.

  • Bruel and Kjaer system aids satellite launch tests

    Bruel and Kjaer |Thu, 17 Mar 2011

    Bruel and Kjaer is to supply its replacement data acquisition and vibration test system to Brazilian space research organisation INPE for satellite launch simulation and qualification testing.

  • Heat Seeker camera used for Daytona 500 broadcast

    Flir Systems |Thu, 17 Mar 2011

    Fox Sports used the Heat Seeker infrared (IR) camera from Flir ATS to record the extreme temperatures that developed on Nascar motor vehicles during the Daytona 500 live broadcast.

  • Gauge heads suitable for industrial environments

    Measurement Specialties |Wed, 16 Mar 2011

    Sensor expert Measurement Specialties has developed and commercialised the GC series of heavy duty gauge heads for general positioning and gauging in industrial environments.

  • Incoder offers accurate measurement of shaft speed

    Zettlex |Tue, 15 Mar 2011

    Mark Howard from Zettlex has examined the issues involved with the accurate measurement of rotating shaft speeds and suggested some solutions to longstanding problems.

  • Mettler Toledo sign service contract DHL

    Mettler Toledo |Mon, 14 Mar 2011

    Mail and logistics services company Deutsche Post DHL has signed a contract with Mettler-Toledo for repair and maintenance services of weight and volume systems.

  • PIR motion detectors support energy-saving schemes

    Finder |Wed, 9 Mar 2011

    Finder has expanded its 18 Series of PIR motion detectors, supporting a variety of interior energy-saving schemes.

  • Bruel and Kjaer supplies noise monitor for airport

    Bruel and Kjaer |Tue, 8 Mar 2011

    Bruel and Kjaer's Airport Noise and Operations Monitoring System (Anoms) has been chosen as part of a noise and flight monitoring project at Copenhagen Airport.

  • DSCUSB provides high-accuracy measurement download

    Mantracourt Electronics |Mon, 7 Mar 2011

  • Seaward offers Clare/Cropico safety-test products

    Seaward Group |Mon, 7 Mar 2011

    The Clare and Cropico test and measurement brands have come together under the Seaward brand to provide instrumentation for a variety of safety-testing and precision-engineering applications.

  • Lightweight gauging system is simple to use download

    Renishaw |Thu, 3 Mar 2011

    Renishaw has introduced Equator, a fast and highly repeatable gauging system with a low-cost design that is capable of high-speed comparative gauging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts.

  • Altitude chambers test for exhaust emissions

    Weiss Gallenkamp |Wed, 2 Mar 2011

    Weiss Gallenkamp altitude-simulation chambers are used to test for exhaust emissions, fuel consumption and engine performance at different altitudes.

  • Stability and temperature test chamber launched

    Weiss Gallenkamp |Wed, 2 Mar 2011

    Weiss Gallenkamp has launched a stability and temperature test chamber.

  • ABB service can detect potential motor failure

    ABB Automation Tech - Drives and Motors |Wed, 23 Feb 2011

    A condition-monitoring service for large induction motors that can detect potential motor failure well in advance, is being introduced by ABB.

  • Kistler device measures vehicle load spectra

    Kistler Instruments |Wed, 23 Feb 2011

    Kistler's S615 six-component measuring wheel measures load spectra for durability, vehicle dynamics and power-train investigations on the small, light vehicles that are currently under development.

  • Tritex NDT offers ultrasonic thickness gauges

    Tritex NDT |Mon, 21 Feb 2011

    Tritex NDT's ultrasonic thickness gauges use multiple echo ultrasonics to check corrosion levels and metal thickness from one side of the material being tested.

  • Cost-effective monitoring of roller gap separation

    RDP Electronics |Tue, 15 Feb 2011

    RDP Electronics has revealed how using an E725 digital indicator in combination with a pair of LVDTs can enable users to measure the gaps between rollers.

  • Michell retrofits older AIOx moisture analysers download

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 15 Feb 2011

    Michell's Promet IS process moisture analyser can be retrofitted in almost all existing AlOx or ceramic transmitter-based trace moisture or dew-point measuring analyser systems.

  • Trolex launches micro-site for Sensorstation

    Trolex |Tue, 15 Feb 2011

    Trolex, a manufacturer of sensors and systems, has launched an online micro-site for its multi-purpose Sensorstation, Sentro 8.

  • Bar graph meters target industrial applications

    OEM Automatic |Mon, 14 Feb 2011

    The NA series of programmable, colour bar graph meters from Lumel is suited to industrial and process applications where a clear and simple visualisation is required.

  • Bruel and Kjaer stops making 2260 'Investigator'

    Bruel and Kjaer |Mon, 14 Feb 2011

    Bruel and Kjaer has announced that its Type 2260 sound-level meter has now left the production line.

  • ATP Instrumentation launches infrared thermometer

    ATP Instrumentation |Fri, 11 Feb 2011

    ATP Instrumentation has introduced an infrared thermometer that incorporates a camera to capture the image of the measured item.

  • Coupling ensures responsive steering in sports car

    HBM |Wed, 9 Feb 2011

    Dura Automotive Systems Reiche is using HBM measurement technology to ensure the steering coupling it produces meets the high production and quality control standards required.

  • Monitor detects rolling-element bearing failures

    IFM Electronic |Wed, 9 Feb 2011

    IFM Electronic's predictive-maintenance vibration monitor now detects rolling-element-bearing failures and shaft-imbalance conditions, even where there is an explosion hazard.

  • Acanto length gauge designed for shopfloor apps

    Heidenhain |Fri, 4 Feb 2011

    The Acanto length gauge from Heidenhain combines the incremental optical measurement with absolute measured values in a compact, IP65-rated device designed for a variety of shopfloor applications.

  • Liquid analysers ideal for industrial applications

    Yokogawa |Fri, 4 Feb 2011

    Yokogawa has introduced its latest generation of liquid analysers, designed to provide continuous online measurements in industrial applications.

  • Clare Visor enables controlled electrical testing

    Seaward Group |Thu, 20 Jan 2011

    The Clare Visor enclosures from Seaward feature an ergonomic design to enable production personnel to carry out the controlled electrical testing of a range of products in compliance with EN50191.

  • Acromag offers ASIC-driven RTD signal conditioner

    Acromag |Wed, 19 Jan 2011

    The initial offering in Acromag's new ST130 series of low-cost, temperature transmitters is an ASIC-driven RTD signal conditioner, Model ST131.

  • Non-destructive measurement of protective coatings

    Fischer Instrumentation |Wed, 19 Jan 2011

    Fischer has introduced a cavity probe to measure thin coatings non-destructively inside difficult-to-access accessible cavities such as girders, stiffeners or holms.

  • Phascope ideal for thickness measurement tasks

    Fischer Instrumentation |Wed, 19 Jan 2011

    Fischer Instrumentation has revealed how the Phascope PMP10 Duplex is being used by a car manufacturer to measure paint thickness and zinc thickness at the same time.

  • Technical note offers advice on thermal imaging

    Flir Systems |Tue, 11 Jan 2011

    A technical note from Flir Advanced Thermal Solutions (ATS) introduces and demonstrates the technique of 'superframing'.

  • System performs automated motor evaluation

    SKF |Fri, 7 Jan 2011

    SKF and Baker Instrument have joined forces to launch an online motor analysis system to enable ongoing automated evaluation of critical electric motor assets and reduce the cost of ownership.

  • LED power alert enhances safety compliance

    Marsh Bellofram |Thu, 6 Jan 2011

    The Diversified Electronics division of Marsh Bellofram has announced the introduction of the UPA-130S series solid-on LED universal power alert for enhanced NFPA70E, OSHA compliance.

  • Monitoring system provides wireless functionality

    CIK Solutions |Wed, 15 Dec 2010

    CIK Solutions has announced a wireless monitoring system for use in warehouses, cool rooms, food distribution facilities, labs, hospitals, plus other industrial and general applications.

  • Guide on safety-enhancing infrared gas detection

    Flir Systems |Tue, 14 Dec 2010

    FLIR ATS has revised 'Gas Detection - the Professional Guide', its reference publication for infrared gas-detection cameras used for finding hidden mechanical faults, electrical faults and gas leaks.

  • Leuze AMS 300i offers laser distance measurement

    Leuze Electronic |Wed, 1 Dec 2010

    Leuze Electronic has launched the AMS 300i, a laser distance measurement unit that can be used to determine the precise position of overhead gantry cranes and warehouse picking cranes.

  • XY tool monitors range of manufacturing processes

    Kistler Instruments |Tue, 30 Nov 2010

    The X-Y monitoring system from Kistler for manufacturing process monitoring and product testing offers flexibility and a colour touchscreen user interface.

  • Fischer instrument measures coating thicknesses download

    Fischer Instrumentation |Fri, 26 Nov 2010

    Fischer Instrumentation has revealed how a car piston manufacturer is using the Fischerscope MMS PC2, a bench-top coating thickness and material testing instrument, for automotive applications.

  • Cambridge viscometers monitor diesel viscosity

    Cambridge Viscosity |Mon, 22 Nov 2010

    Cambridge Viscometers has revealed that it is providing real-time viscosity monitoring of diesel fuel on common rail test stands at Delphi Automotive's facility in Park Royal, UK.

  • Flir Systems discusses applications of NIR cameras download

    Flir Systems |Thu, 11 Nov 2010

    NIR cameras, which are sensitive to the near-infrared spectrum (0.9 to 1.7um), are increasingly found in research laboratories, design departments and factory production lines, according to Flir ATS.

  • Impress allows view of multiple process parameters

    Impress Sensors and Systems |Fri, 29 Oct 2010

    Impress Sensors and Systems has launched the SWE-73-L, a low-cost, loop-powered digital panel meter that is ideal for in-line installation with current output sensors.

  • Cognex enhances Omniview 360deg inspection system

    Cognex |Fri, 22 Oct 2010

    The Omniview system allows detailed inspection and verification of unoriented wine and juice bottles, canned goods, pharmaceutical vials and other cylindrical packages right on the production line.

  • System ensures vacuum integrity of jar lids

    Micro-Epsilon |Fri, 22 Oct 2010

    A manufacturer of pickled fruits has reduced set-up times on three of its filling lines by more than 60 per cent after installing a vacuum integrity measurement system for jar lids from Micro-Epsilon.

  • Audi deploys Flir thermal imaging cameras

    Flir Systems |Thu, 21 Oct 2010

    Flir Advanced Thermal Solutions (ATS) has announced an application note that describes how Audi is using infrared thermography to uphold quality standards on its automotive vehicles.

  • System enables electrical noise output labelling

    Bruel and Kjaer |Mon, 11 Oct 2010

    Machinery manufacturers required by law to provide precise specifications of products' noise levels can reduce the time involved using Bruel and Kjaer's 2270-G handheld sound intensity system.

  • High-voltage alert system improves tipping safety

    Edbro |Fri, 8 Oct 2010

    Edbro, a supplier of hydraulic truck tipping hoists, has launched a high-voltage alert system designed to protect drivers and equipment from power line contact and other potential electrical hazards.

  • Monitor plant equipment via a smartphone device

    Prosig |Wed, 6 Oct 2010

    Prosig's Protor vibration condition monitoring system provides reliable online monitoring of turbine generators, main boiler feed pumps and other auxiliary plant equipment.

  • Parker maintains wind turbine hydraulic systems

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Mon, 4 Oct 2010

    Parker Hannifin has been providing technical support for hydraulic systems used in wind turbines in order to ensure they remain in good condition during recent extreme weather conditions.

  • Timer suits applications requiring daily schedules

    Marsh Bellofram |Tue, 21 Sep 2010

    The Automatic Timing and Controls Division (ATC) of Marsh Bellofram has introduced the model 7DT-2CH programmable industrial timer for timing applications requiring a daily or weekly schedule.

  • Software library allows cable test system control

    Cami Research |Mon, 20 Sep 2010

    Cami Research has introduced a software library that allows Labview programmers to easily control CAMI's CableEye cable and harness test systems.

  • Transmitter suits analytical sensing applications download

    Endress+Hauser |Wed, 15 Sep 2010

    Endress and Hauser has introduced the Liquiline CM442, a four-wire, two-parameter transmitter for analytical sensing applications.

  • Consumer units feature energy-monitoring functions

    Eaton |Tue, 14 Sep 2010

    The latest Memera consumer units from Eaton's Electrical Sector are ideal for local authorities seeking to improve their performance against National Indicator 186, which targets their CO2 emissions.

  • Condition monitoring tool for rotating equipment

    Emerson Process Management |Wed, 8 Sep 2010

    Emerson has launched a physically smaller version of the CSI 6500 Machinery Health Monitor to allow predictive condition monitoring for rotating equipment in a greater number of applications.

  • Purge pressurisation for hazardous atmospheres

    Pepperl and Fuchs |Wed, 8 Sep 2010

    Pepperl and Fuchs's Bebco EPS 6000 series Type X/Ex px purge pressurisation system for offshore, refinery and pharmaceutical applications has been updated with firmware and hardware options.

  • Laser diode for oxygen monitoring applications

    Hamamatsu Photonics |Tue, 7 Sep 2010

    Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced a 20mW CW laser diode, which has been designed specifically for oxygen monitoring applications.

  • PPM develops wireless indoor air quality monitor

    PPM Technology |Wed, 18 Aug 2010

    PPM Technology's latest indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring system, the Wireless IAQ Profile PPMonitor, is claimed to enable simple, effective and flexible management of the indoor air environment.

  • Sampling tools for monitoring at wastewater plants download

    Endress+Hauser |Wed, 18 Aug 2010

    Endress and Hauser has launched a line of water-sampling solutions for monitoring influent and effluent at water/wastewater treatment plants and in industrial process water applications.

  • Intelliscale enables more accurate calibration

    Calibration Dynamics |Tue, 17 Aug 2010

    Calibration Dynamics has launched Intelliscale, a scale splitting feature designed to improve accuracy and measurement stability across a complete measurement range.

  • Thales submarine beacon provides distress alerts

    Thales |Tue, 17 Aug 2010

    Thales UK has announced that its submarine distress beacon has been accepted into service with the Royal Navy (RN).

  • Versaperm meter measures permeability for gases

    Versaperm |Mon, 16 Aug 2010

    Versaperm's new permeability meter can be configured to measure permeability for gases including water vapour, helium, hydrogen, hydrocarbons, solvents, oxygen and carbon dioxide.

  • Kits enable shaft-power monitoring in the field

    Datum Electronics |Fri, 13 Aug 2010

    Shaft Power Measuring Kits from Datum Electronics enable engineers to measure and monitor shaft power accurately in the field.

  • Tools optimise battery and temperature measurement

    Data Translation |Fri, 13 Aug 2010

    Data Translation has launched a more powerful version of its Voltpoint and Temppoint instruments for battery and temperature measurement.

  • Phoenix develops inspection pig for Cokebusters

    Phoenix Inspection Systems |Thu, 12 Aug 2010

    Phoenix Inspection Systems has developed an inspection pig, designed to test the inside of oil refinery furnace tubes after cleaning, for pipeline cleaning company Cokebusters.

  • Lone Guardian enhances tracking devices

    Lone Guardian |Fri, 6 Aug 2010

    Lone Guardian has announced Guardian2, the second generation of its personal tracking and location devices for use in sectors such as security, construction, social care and leisure.

  • Carlo Gavazzi to exhibit 'green' energy solutions

    Carlo Gavazzi |Tue, 3 Aug 2010

    Carlo Gavazzi will showcase a recently enhanced power analyser and a range of energy-efficient products addressing the energy market at the Energy Event on 8-9 September 2010.

  • Manual torque tests help determine seal quality download

    Mecmesin |Fri, 30 Jul 2010

    German manufacturer Pfeiffer is using the Tornado digital torque tester from Mecmesin on pump dispensers to check seal quality.

  • IS-pA1 sounder can be used for fault indication

    European Safety Systems |Tue, 27 Jul 2010

    The IS-pA1 panel-mount sounder from European Safety Systems (E2S) is ideal for use as fault indication or process alarm in control panels located in intrinsically safe environments.

  • Cognex verifier checks code quality compliance

    Cognex |Thu, 22 Jul 2010

    Cognex has announced enhancements to its Dataman 100 2D Data Matrix code quality verifier.

  • OTS range enables oil sampling to 100kV

    Megger |Mon, 19 Jul 2010

    Megger's redesigned oil test sets (OTS) enable laboratory testing from 60 to 100kV, helping users to deal with the practical aspects of oil sampling and testing.

  • Aston Martin race cars use tyre-pressure monitor

    Beru F1 Systems |Thu, 8 Jul 2010

    Aston Martin Racing ran Beru F1 Systems' Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) on its Nurburgring 24-hour race entries for the second year in a row.

  • Data analyser measures acoustics and vibration

    Bruel and Kjaer |Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    Bruel and Kjaer's new 12-channel data analyser is suitable for a range of acoustic and vibration measurement applications, including structural measurements on large structures such as wind turbines.

  • Fluke announces free netbook PC offer

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    Fluke, a provider of test equipment for technicians, metrologists and medical device manufacturers, is offering a free netbook PC to UK customers buying a 1653B installation tester with DMS software.

  • Fluke launches building diagnostic scanner

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    Portable test and measurement technology specialist Fluke has introduced the TiS thermal imaging scanner for building diagnostics applications such as energy audits and HVAC inspection.

  • Metrocon increases safety of lifts and escalators

    SKF |Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    SKF has launched a condition monitoring service designed specifically for heavy-duty people-moving equipment.

  • Michell produces humidity calculation slide chart

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    Michell Instruments has produced a humidity calculation slide chart, which is targeted at anyone working with processes involving moisture control or analysis.

  • Emerson transmitter now includes MVD technology

    Emerson Process Management |Wed, 30 Jun 2010

    Emerson Process Management has upgraded the Micro Motion 9739 transmitter, suitable for monitoring and process control applications, to include multivariable digital (MVD) technology.

  • Sensor suits pH measurement in hygienic processes

    Burkert Fluid Control Systems |Wed, 30 Jun 2010

    Burkert Fluid Control Systems has revealed that its Type 8201 enamel pH sensors are ideal for use in high-end hygienic processes in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and food processing.

  • Front-panel option for controlling CMC test sets

    OMICRON electronics |Tue, 22 Jun 2010

    Omicron Electronics, a specialist in power system protection testing, has introduced a front-panel device with a touch-screen user interface for controlling its CMC test sets.

  • TMS monitoring system delivers tyre-pressure data

    AM Bromley |Mon, 21 Jun 2010

    TMS, the direct tyre-pressure and temperature monitoring system for the OTR tyre market has been tested on chained tyres by Chilean mining service company Bailac.

  • Ideal launches industrial Ethernet cable tester

    Ideal Industries |Fri, 18 Jun 2010

    The Networks Division of Ideal Industries, a provider of data communications solutions, has introduced the IENet Pro industrial Ethernet cable tester for manufacturing and processing plants.

  • Meterpacks provide electricity usage metering

    Eaton |Thu, 17 Jun 2010

    Eaton has enhanced its range of enclosed meterpacks, which provide a way to satisfy demand for detailed metering of electricity usage as an aid to saving energy and meeting building regulations.

  • Multi-function calibrator has portable design

    Calibration Dynamics |Tue, 15 Jun 2010

    Calibration Dynamics, a supplier of test and measurement systems, has announced that it is offering Wika's CPH6600 hand-held multi-function calibrator for field and lab applications.

  • NIR inspection system detects cracks and defects

    McBain Systems |Tue, 15 Jun 2010

    A defect detection and review (DDR) station from McBain Systems has been installed at a semiconductor fabrication plant in Kulim, Malaysia.

  • Level-measurement system aids animal-feed company

    Siemens Automation and Drives |Mon, 14 Jun 2010

    Siemens has specified its RD500 data-management collector and ultrasonic level-measurement technology to increase efficiency for an animal-feed delivery company.

  • TVOC System Plus detects VOCs in safe environments download

    Ion Science |Thu, 27 May 2010

    Ion Science has launched the TVOC System Plus, an environmentally sealed, continuous monitor with a photoionisation detector and integrated pump for rapid detection of volatile organic compounds.

  • SI system tracks complex flight trajectories

    Specialised Imaging |Wed, 26 May 2010

    Specialised Imaging has announced a development that extends the capabilities of the SI Trajectory Tracker to precisely track a projectile with unpredictable flight behaviour.

  • Condition monitor detects gear damage in plants

    Schaeffler |Mon, 24 May 2010

    A combined oil- and vibration-monitoring system that detects early damage to heavy-duty, oil-lubricated industrial gears in production environments is available from Schaeffler.

  • EZ-Torq calibrates hand-torque tools in the lab

    Mountz |Mon, 24 May 2010

    Mountz has announced the next-generation EZ-Torq torque tester, a calibration tester for all small hand-torque and non-impacting torque power tools on the production floor and in the lab.

  • LMS Test.Lab performs vibration tests on chuck

    LMS |Mon, 24 May 2010

    The LMS Test.Lab software is being used to perform numerous vibration test cycles for System 3R's workpiece-clamping chuck, which absorbs machining vibrations in milling machines.

  • KAC manual call points suit indoor and outdoor use

    KAC Alarms |Wed, 19 May 2010

    KAC's standard indoor manual call point is suited for offices, hotels and public buildings, while the IP67 WCP is for use in environments where water or dust will be present.

  • Catalogue covers test tools for harsh environments

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 18 May 2010

    Fluke's 124-page full-colour 2010/2011 Test Tools Catalogue includes handheld electronic test and measurement equipment for operating in harsh environments.

  • Portendo system identifies traces of explosives

    Portendo |Tue, 18 May 2010

    Portendo's P Eye-S Standoff Explosives Trace Detection System uses Raman Spectroscopy to prevent vehicle-borne IEDs by screening vehicles in a vehicle checkpoint.

  • Multiflow balances injector's hot-runner moulds

    Kistler Instruments |Mon, 10 May 2010

    Kistler has added the Multiflow option to the Como Injection system, which uses cavity pressure to monitor and control the injection process to minimise rejects.

  • NDC tool analyses food beside production line

    NDC Infrared Engineering |Wed, 5 May 2010

    NDC Infrared Engineering's Infralab e-Series multi-component at-line food analyser provides measurements beside the production line to laboratory accuracy.

  • Digital meters monitor electricity consumption

    Finder |Tue, 4 May 2010

    Finder has unveiled a series of digital energy meters for monitoring and measuring electricity consumption in plant and machinery, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and lighting.

  • Devices measure temperature, humidity and pressure download

    Testo |Wed, 28 Apr 2010

    The new Testo 622 and Testo 623 temperature and humidity measuring instruments are said to provide a quick overview of humidity, temperature and pressure at a glance.

  • Hillhead to feature tyre pressure-and-heat monitor

    AM Bromley |Wed, 28 Apr 2010

    Wakefield-based Earthmover Tyres will exhibit the TMS tyre pressure and temperature-monitoring system at Hillhead 2010.

  • Sensohaler monitors inhaler function and use

    Sagentia |Tue, 27 Apr 2010

    Sagentia has brought out the Sensohaler inhaler-compliance monitoring technology.

  • WEG customises control panel for Plasson's factory

    WEG Electric Motors |Mon, 26 Apr 2010

    WEG has developed a control panel that monitors the ventilation circuits, temperature, humidity, lighting and feeder lines at Plasson's factory.

  • Audio-visual alarms integrate loud audible warning

    Trolex |Thu, 22 Apr 2010

    Trolex has introduced the TX6851 and TX6852 audio-visual high-intensity flashing alarms with integral loud audible warning for use with sensors and monitoring systems.

  • Cami to showcase wire harness test equipment

    Cami Research |Tue, 20 Apr 2010

    Cami Research will be exhibiting its complete line of cable and wire harness test equipment at the Wire Processing Technology Expo on 12-13 May in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Pruftechnik adds new features to Wearscanner

    Pruftechnik Condition Monitoring |Mon, 19 Apr 2010

    Pruftechnik has enhanced its Wearscanner oil-particle distribution counter.

  • Portendo to display P Eye-S explosives detector

    Portendo |Mon, 12 Apr 2010

    Portendo AB will provide a live demonstration of the technology behind the P Eye-S - Standoff Explosives Trace Detection System, on 14 April at the Hilton Olympia.

  • Easytec instrument measures belt tension

    Hutchinson Transmission |Thu, 8 Apr 2010

    Hutchinson has introduced the Easytec tensiometer, which allows the user to check his or her belt tension and thus optimise the transmission's lifespan.

  • Testo unveils handheld four-gas emissions analyser download

    Testo |Thu, 8 Apr 2010

    Testo has introduced a handheld four-gas emissions analyser.

  • Sensslip helps to increase drive-belt efficiency

    Advanced Manufacturing Park |Thu, 1 Apr 2010

    Tenants at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Rotherham are working to design a system to cut costs and make lower-carbon manufacturing processes a commercial reality.

  • Fluke discusses troublesome machine vibration

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 30 Mar 2010

    Vibration in motorised equipment is the back-and-forth movement or oscillation of machines and components, according to Fluke.

  • Smart Wireless network monitors biomass chamber

    Emerson Process Management |Mon, 22 Mar 2010

    Emerson's Smart Wireless network with Rosemount wireless transmitters is being used to enable the thermal monitoring of biomass gasification pre-combustion chambers at a Polish power plant.

  • Humidity adsorbers protect electrical equipment

    Brownell |Fri, 19 Mar 2010

    Brownell panel-mounted humidity adsorbers have been designed to protect all kinds of electronic and electrical equipment against corrosion, dampness and contamination.

  • HBM enhances its K-OP optical strain gauges

    HBM |Tue, 16 Mar 2010

    HBM has improved its K-OP optical strain gauges (SGs), making them suitable for a greater range of applications when compared to electrical SGs.

  • Ondrives selects Inova for gear-teeth measurement

    Ondrives |Wed, 10 Mar 2010

    Ondrives has bought an Inova Gear Inspection Machine to measure all aspects of gear teeth to Class 1 accuracy.

  • Dytran vibration meter field tests accelerometers

    Dytran Instruments |Tue, 9 Mar 2010

    Dytran Instruments has released a portable vibration meter, which can be used for field testing accelerometers.

  • Flexible 1/8 DIN digital-process indicator

    Lee-Dickens |Tue, 9 Mar 2010

    The IDL-IL-P from Lee-Dickens is a low cost, highly flexible and easy to use 1/8 DIN scalable panel-mounting digital-process indicator.

  • IDTT indicators feature 30V DC power supply

    Lee-Dickens |Tue, 9 Mar 2010

    The IDTT range of panel-mounting digital-process indicators from Lee-Dickens have high efficiency 31/2 digit red LED displays and a 30V DC (nominal) transmitter power supply as standard.

  • Inertial introduces solid-state magnetometers

    Inertial Aerosystems |Tue, 9 Mar 2010

    Inertial Aerosystems is offering the HMR 2300 and HMR2300r, two inexpensive and reliable microprocessor-based magnetometers from Honeywell.

  • Lee-Dickens releases ID56 and ID8 indicators

    Lee-Dickens |Tue, 9 Mar 2010

    The ID56 and ID8 from Lee-Dickens are panel-mounting digital-process indicators with high efficiency 31/2-digit red LED displays.

  • Vibration tester diagnoses mechanical problems

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 2 Mar 2010

    Fluke has introduced the hand-held Fluke 810 Vibration Tester, which enables maintenance teams to rapidly collect data and diagnose and solve mechanical problems.

  • Emka simplifies Can-Bus Elm for cabinet-security

    EMKA |Mon, 1 Mar 2010

    Emka has added the 3000 Program 19in RMU to its Can-Bus Elm cabinet locking and monitoring system.

  • Symbion releases driver for Kaiser analysers

    Symbion Systems |Fri, 26 Feb 2010

    Symbion Systems has released a driver for the Kaiser Optical Systems suite of RamanRxn Systems analysers.

  • Test kit assesses grease conditions in the field

    SKF |Fri, 26 Feb 2010

    SKF has develop a complete grease test methodology to assess grease conditions in the field.

  • Telegan launches flue-gas analysis package

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Wed, 24 Feb 2010

    Telegan, part of Crowcon, has launched a range comprising a flue-gas analyser, a differential thermometer, a differential manometer, a gas escape detector and a carbon-monoxide room-safety monitor.

  • Bruel and Kjaer system tests hybrid batteries

    Bruel and Kjaer |Fri, 19 Feb 2010

    Bruel and Kjaer has delivered a large LDS vibration-test system for hybrid-battery durability testing.

  • WM30-96 analyser provides Bacnet-IP communication

    Carlo Gavazzi |Mon, 15 Feb 2010

    Carlo Gavazzi has brought out the WM30-96 smart modular power analyser, which offers faster communications for building automation networks.

  • AMS Suite raises Italian power plant's efficiency

    Emerson Process Management |Wed, 10 Feb 2010

    Emerson Process Management's AMS Suite: Equipment Performance Monitor is improving the efficiency of Centro Energia Teverola's 150MW combined-cycle cogeneration power plant in Teverola, Italy.

  • TM Electronics launches intelligent package tester

    TM Electronics |Wed, 10 Feb 2010

    TM Electronics is introducing its BT Integra-Pack intelligent package tester at the MDandM-West show.

  • Endevco 6634C displays rotating machinery data

    Endevco |Fri, 5 Feb 2010

    Meggitt Sensing Systems has introduced Endevco model 6634C, a microprocessor-based vibration amplifier designed to condition and display rotating machinery data.

  • Magnetic rotary encoders contribute to rail safety

    Renishaw |Wed, 3 Feb 2010

    Sperry Rail's Sperry Walking Stick uses Renishaw's non-contact magnetic encoders, developed by its associate company RLS, to locate microscopic cracks in rail track.

  • Net's flame and gas detectors certified to SIL2

    Net Safety Monitoring |Wed, 3 Feb 2010

    Exida has awarded SIL2 accreditation to Net Safety Monitoring's UV/IR flame-detection line.

  • Position indicator enhances X-Y-Z flexibility

    RA Rodriguez |Wed, 3 Feb 2010

    RA Rodriguez has introduced the IEF Werner Domiline range of X-Y-Z hand-adjusted slides.

  • Hansford kit includes spot-temperature measurement

    Hansford Sensors |Tue, 2 Feb 2010

    Hansford Sensors is offering the HS-630 Vibration/Temperature Monitoring Kit, said to include all the facilities of the HS-620 Vibration Monitoring Kit plus a way to measure spot temperature.

  • Able provides next-day water-meter delivery

    Able Instruments and Controls |Mon, 1 Feb 2010

    Able has stocked up on its most popular range of low-cost water meters to meet growing demand for next-day delivery.

  • Air-quality-incident team uses analyser from Able

    Able Instruments and Controls |Wed, 27 Jan 2010

    The Environment Agency is leading a coordinated monitoring and modelling response to the Buncefield accident with the setting up of air-quality-incident response teams.

  • Mecmesin introduces CFG+ digital force gauge download

    Mecmesin |Mon, 25 Jan 2010

    The CFG+ from Mecmesin is a low-cost digital force gauge designed for simple tension and compression tests.

  • RAF trials Parker's Icount particle detectors

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Mon, 25 Jan 2010

    The RAF is trialling Parker Hannifin's Icount particle-detection technology to enhance the quality and safety of its aviation fuels.

  • Bruel and Kjaer announces live demos at IMAC

    Bruel and Kjaer |Fri, 22 Jan 2010

    Bruel and Kjaer will be presenting live demonstrations of measurement and analysis instruments on stand 107 at the IMAC event in Florida.

  • Pocketlube provides total control over lubrication

    C-Cubed |Fri, 22 Jan 2010

    C-Cubed has added the Pocketlube to its range of condition-monitoring tools, giving the user total control over lubrication.

  • Sercos Conformizer for slave device pre-tests

    Sercos |Thu, 21 Jan 2010

    The Sercos III Slave Conformizer is a test tool for slave devices on the Sercos III Ethernet-based automation bus.

  • Emerson releases X-Stream XE process gas analyser

    Emerson Process Management |Tue, 19 Jan 2010

    Emerson Process Management has released the Rosemount Analytical X-Stream XE process gas analyser, which combines web-browser-based accessibility with advanced processing capabilities.

  • OSIL presents monitoring platforms

    OSIL |Tue, 19 Jan 2010

    OSIL has announced that it will exhibit its latest range of products on stand H100 at Oceanology International 2010.

  • Sensocon launches DP gauges with optimised design

    Sensocon |Tue, 5 Jan 2010

    Sensocon has introduced the newly optimised design of its Series S2000 differential-pressure (DP) gauges.

  • Redundancy approach protects Smart Wireless

    Emerson Process Management |Mon, 4 Jan 2010

    Emerson has announced an approach to redundancy for Smart Wireless monitoring and control solutions.

  • PSM launches display software for tank gauging

    PSM Instrumentation |Fri, 18 Dec 2009

    Tankview is a graphic-display software package running within the Windows environment.

  • Stack to showcase battery-less TPMS systems

    Stack |Fri, 18 Dec 2009

    Stack has announced that it will showcase its new battery-less TPMS systems at the upcoming Autosport International event at the NEC in Birmingham.

  • Lios supplies real-time thermal rating system

    Lios Technology |Wed, 16 Dec 2009

    Taiwan Power (TPC) has equipped its 345kV substation Hou-Li with a real-time condition monitoring DTS system that provides current ratings and ampacity predictions.

  • Bruel and Kjaer service monitors industrial noise

    Bruel and Kjaer |Tue, 15 Dec 2009

    Bruel and Kjaer has released the internet-based Noise Sentinel subscription service for urban and industrial noise monitoring.

  • Lone Guardian introduces personal tracking systems

    Lone Guardian |Mon, 14 Dec 2009

    Lone Guardian has announced the availability of its personal tracking and location devices.

  • HBM amplifier prevents overloading in warehouses

    HBM |Fri, 11 Dec 2009

    HBM has developed a digital amplifier that securely and permanently protects warehouse storage areas from overloading.

  • Jiskoot systems to boost Asian sampling accuracy

    Jiskoot |Thu, 10 Dec 2009

    Cameron's Jiskoot Quality Systems has supplied gas and condensate sampling systems for an Asian offshore installation.

  • Hardy shakers verify transducer performance

    Ixthus Instrumentation |Wed, 2 Dec 2009

    Ixthus Instrumentation offers Hardy Portable Shakers.

  • TDL gas analysers determine moisture concentration

    IMA |Tue, 1 Dec 2009

    Tunable-diode-laser (TDL)-based absorption spectroscopy gas analysers determine the moisture concentration and other problem gases in process streams

  • Vinspec units check Bosch piezoelectric actuators

    Vitronic |Tue, 1 Dec 2009

    Bosch is using six Vinspec automated inspection units from Vitronic to ensure the flawless production of piezoelectric actuators.

  • PCL exhibits hand-held tyre products at Sema

    PCL |Mon, 30 Nov 2009

    PCL has showcased its hand-held products - the MK3 Tyre Inflator and the Accura 1 digital unit at Sema.

  • UL to open performance test centre

    UL (Underwriters Laboratories) |Fri, 27 Nov 2009

    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has announced the opening of its HVAC/R Performance Test Center in Plano, Texas.

  • Digital imaging system ideal for bridge monitoring

    AV Technology |Thu, 26 Nov 2009

    AV Technology has announced that its Bridgecheck remote high-resolution digital imaging system efficiently monitors cracks and movement in bridges and structures.

  • Liquid-level instruments aimed at food industry

    Wed, 25 Nov 2009

    Magnetrol International has launched a range of liquid-level instruments that are dedicated to servicing the needs of the life-science and food and beverage industries.

  • Panasonic selects NI PXI hardware and Labview

    National Instruments |Wed, 25 Nov 2009

    Panasonic engineers are using National Instruments hardware and software products for the automated testing of new computer PCBs, including those in the Toughbook rugged laptops.

  • NASA uses M+P SO Analyzer for modal tests

    M and P |Tue, 24 Nov 2009

    M+P International has announced that a series of modal tests on NASA's Ares I-X flight test vehicle were performed using its SO Analyzer and VXI hardware for data acquisition.

  • Hydrocarbon dew-point analysers take control download

    Michell Instruments |Mon, 23 Nov 2009

    Michell Instruments has supplied an energy company with hydrocarbon dew-point analysers in order to develop a control solution for the company's natural gas storage site in the UK.

  • Eriez magnets/detectors installed in cement plant

    Eriez Magnetics |Mon, 16 Nov 2009

    Eriez Europe has launched Atex-rated Permanent Suspended Magnets and Metalarm Metal Detectors, suitable for operation in some explosion risk or hazardous environments.

  • Tyre pressure monitoring system saves downtime

    AM Bromley |Fri, 13 Nov 2009

    Ferrybridge Power Station has fitted its Terex TS40 Motor Scraper with a tyre pressure monitoring system (TMS) supplied by AM Bromley as part of a tyre management programme with Earth Mover Tyres.

  • FAG Dtect prevents power-turbine failure at Corus

    Schaeffler |Thu, 12 Nov 2009

    An FAG Dtect X1 online vibration-monitoring system has prevented the failure of a steam turbine at a Scunthorpe Corus plant, and in doing so has saved thousands of pounds in lost power generation.

  • TVOC monitor can be installed without barriers download

    Ion Science |Thu, 12 Nov 2009

    Ion Science has introduced the ATEX-approved three-wire TVOC monitor for use without safety barriers in Zone 2 hazardous areas.

  • Giga-tronics software suits EW signal simulation

    Giga-tronics |Tue, 10 Nov 2009

    Giga-tronics has announced Automation Xpress (AX) application software for EW signal simulation using the 2400C and 2500B series of Fast-Switching Microwave Signal Generators.

  • Symbion integrates PAT software with Unscrambler

    Symbion Systems |Tue, 10 Nov 2009

    Symbion Systems has integrated its SCI-UP01 software with Camo Sofware's Unscrambler Technology.

  • Agilent adds J-Bert N4903B to Superspeed USB test

    Agilent Technologies Europe |Tue, 3 Nov 2009

    Agilent Technologies has enhanced its Superspeed USB test solution portfolio by adding new test fixtures and J-Bert N4903B, which provides automated compliance tests and characterisation.

  • Savi provides wireless monitoring for shipment

    Savi Technology |Tue, 3 Nov 2009

    Highland Spring has signed a contract with Savi Networks to provide wireless monitoring for exported shipments of Highland Spring water.

  • EMC equips labs with online transient generator

    EMC Partner |Thu, 29 Oct 2009

    The TRA3000 system from EMC is able to bring the power of the web to EMC laboratories.

  • Icount bottle sampler allows on-site oil testing

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Wed, 28 Oct 2009

    Particle counting technology from Parker Hannifin is being used by a laboratory services provider to test engine oil, hydraulic oil and kerosene samples on site.

  • Hima-Sella supplies safety instrumented systems

    Hima-Sella |Mon, 26 Oct 2009

    Hima-Sella is to design and supply safety instrumented systems (SIS) and human machine interface (HMI) status indication matrices for DSM Nutritional Products' Vitamin C and Calpan production site.

  • RSI rig tests mechanical stress at university

    Richard Smalley |Mon, 26 Oct 2009

    Northumbria University's School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences is utilising a Richard Smalley 25 test rig for mechanical stress analysis.

  • Beam profiler analyses laser sources

    Newport |Fri, 23 Oct 2009

    Newport's LBP-HR laser beam profiler offers true 12-bit dynamic range and a high-resolution 1.4 megapixel CCD for detailed beam profile measurement and analysis of most laser sources.

  • Oriel system measures quantum efficiencies

    Newport |Fri, 23 Oct 2009

    Newport's Oriel IQE 200 system allows researchers to measure external quantum efficiency (EQE) and internal quantum efficiency (IQE) for solar cells, detectors, or other photon-to-charge converter.

  • WT3000T tests transformers at low power factors

    Yokogawa |Fri, 23 Oct 2009

    Yokogawa's WT3000T is a precision power analyser targeted at the needs of the power-transformer industry.

  • Savi provides wireless monitoring for food company

    Savi Technology |Thu, 22 Oct 2009

    Transmed Foods has selected Savi Networks to provide automated wireless monitoring.

  • Balluff provides highly accelerated life testing

    Balluff |Tue, 20 Oct 2009

    Balluff routinely subjects its sensors and linear displacement systems to Halt (highly accelerated life test) testing at the company's testing facility.

  • Hydrosteel 7000 enables hydrogen flux measurements download

    Ion Science |Fri, 16 Oct 2009

    Ion Science has introduced the Hydrosteel 7000 transportable light (TL), a lightweight corrosion monitor for the non-intrusive measurement of hydrogen flux.

  • Heidenhain touch probe inspects tools

    Heidenhain |Thu, 15 Oct 2009

    The TT 449 touch probe from Heidenhain (GB) provides flexibility of tool inspection in conjunction with CNC system measuring cycles on a range of machine tools using Heidenhain iTNC 530 CNC systems.

  • CBM system ensures reliability of Shetland ferries

    AV Technology |Tue, 13 Oct 2009

    A Maintelligence standalone condition-based maintenance (CBM) system implemented by AV Technology (AVT) is helping to ensure the reliability of Shetland Islands Council's fleet of 12 ferries.

  • Parker particle detector uses laser technology

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Mon, 12 Oct 2009

    Parker Hannifin has developed a particle detector, designed to increase the efficiency and cut the cost of maintenance, repair and overhaul applications.

  • Paper mill relies on condition monitoring systems

    SKF |Fri, 2 Oct 2009

    SKF is helping Sappi Fine Paper Europe in Germany to improve efficiency in paper production through a condition monitoring programme.

  • Cable test system has high-voltage capability

    Cami Research |Mon, 28 Sep 2009

    Cami Research has introduced a high-voltage module for its Cableeye M3U cable test system that permits expanded testing for insulation resistance and dielectric breakdown.

  • Thermographic engineers spot pipe inefficiencies

    Eriks |Fri, 25 Sep 2009

    Eriks' thermographic engineers can identify pipe work that is operating at low efficiency levels and advise on an appropriate solution.

  • Emerson announces flue-gas analyser installation

    Emerson Process Management |Mon, 21 Sep 2009

    Emerson Process Management has announced that Mcerts-approved Rosemount Analytical flue-gas analysers are being used to monitor flue gases at Fawley Power Station, Southampton.

  • NI-AIM collaboration brings military PXI systems

    National Instruments |Mon, 21 Sep 2009

    National Instruments has announced its offering of PXI interface modules for MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429 and AFDX military- and aerospace-avionics applications as a result of its collaboration with AIM.

  • Celsum makes customised electro-mechanical devices

    Celsum Technologies |Tue, 15 Sep 2009

    Celsum Technologies is offering a service to design and construct bespoke electro-mechanical machines for special purposes.

  • Logair monitors compressed-air systems via phone

    Boge Compressors |Tue, 15 Sep 2009

    Boge has introduced Logair, a wireless communication system that can remotely monitor a compressed-air system via a PC or mobile phone.

  • Winters offers free 30-day gauge trial

    Winters Instruments |Wed, 9 Sep 2009

    Winters Instruments is offering a 30-day installation trial of the 3A-approved PAG Series sanitary gauge.

  • PMD500 analysers ensure 100% traceability download

    Sartorius Mechatronics |Tue, 8 Sep 2009

    Sartorius has launched the PMD500 series of online process analysers, which are described by the company as being fast, reliable and accurate.

  • Trade-in offer for Fluke 1652B and 1653B testers

    Fluke Calibration |Mon, 7 Sep 2009

    For a limited period, customers buying a new Fluke 1652B or 1653B Multifunction Installation Tester can claim GBP100 or a free Fluke 115 Digital Multimeter (DMM) when trading in an old tester.

  • Temperature controllers feature Ethernet/IP

    Gefran |Wed, 2 Sep 2009

    Gefran has added Ethernet/IP communications to its GFX4 and GFXTERM04 multi-channel temperature controllers.

  • Silverwing enhances FloormapVS2i inspection system

    Silverwing |Fri, 28 Aug 2009

    Silverwing has developed the improved FloormapVS2i inspection system, which is able to detect a 40 per cent conical pit originating from the underside of a 12.5mm-thick plate.

  • Varley finishes phase one of test bay installation

    Varley Pumps |Fri, 28 Aug 2009

    Varley Pumps has completed phase one of its installation of a test bay at its factory in Luton, England.

  • Det-Tronics flame detectors use Hart protocol

    Detector Electronics |Thu, 27 Aug 2009

    Detector Electronics (Det-Tronics) has announced flame detectors and gas detectors that use the Hart communication protocol.

  • Peta 4 displays SPC results directly into MS Excel

    Torqueleader |Thu, 27 Aug 2009

    The Peta 4 (Personal Electronic Torque Analysers) USB has been designed to interface with a PC/laptop via a USB connector.

  • ACT Verifier tests resistance and traces cables

    ACT Meters |Mon, 24 Aug 2009

    ACT is offering Verifier, an audible cable tracer, resistance tester and fault locator all in one unit.

  • Intelligent Battery Tester measures Ah capacity

    ACT Meters |Mon, 24 Aug 2009

    ACT is launching its Gold-IBT Intelligent Battery Tester for testing all 12V SLA batteries from 1.2Ah and 200Ah for any installation.

  • KolverUSA launches Mini KE torque tester

    Blackstone Global |Mon, 24 Aug 2009

    KolverUSA, a joint venture between Blackstone Global and Thiene, has introduced the Mini KE torque tester, which reads the torque output from a external rotary transducer.

  • KC leads for wind-turbine conductor testing

    Megger |Fri, 21 Aug 2009

    Megger's KC-series of test leads are said to be suitable for testing the continuity of lightning protection conductors in wind-turbine blades.

  • Cropico tester analyses traction motors

    Cropico |Thu, 20 Aug 2009

    Bombardier Transportation UK has incorporated a Cropico DO7 Plus digital micro ohmmeter into the testing and measurement of its electric DC and AC traction motors and vehicle earth integrity.

  • Fozmula enhances fuel tank gauges

    Fozmula |Wed, 19 Aug 2009

    Fozmula has launched its improved range of liquid level gauges.

  • Calibration Dynamics launches infrared calibrator

    Calibration Dynamics |Tue, 18 Aug 2009

    Calibration Dynamics has introduced the CTI5000 infrared calibrator, designed for testing and calibrating non-contact temperature measurement instruments.

  • Metrix analogue meters resist shock to EN 60 051

    Metrix Electronics |Tue, 18 Aug 2009

    Metrix Electronics has brought out rugged analogue meters that use stepper-motor technology.

  • Differential gauge monitors pressure drops

    Winters Instruments |Fri, 14 Aug 2009

    The PDT differential gauge series from Winters Instruments accurately measures pressure differences to signal when pressure drops occur.

  • Tidal device delivers low-cost renewable energy

    Advanced Manufacturing Park |Wed, 12 Aug 2009

    The first fully predictable electricity generated by tidal power in shallow waters is arriving on the banks of the Humber in Yorkshire.

  • SGS tests Bandra-Worli cable-stayed bridge

    SGS SA - Industrial Services |Tue, 11 Aug 2009

    SGS China was given the contract for steel-wire rope inspection and documentation review on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link Bridge in India.

  • Over-the-air test solution delivered to 7 Layers

    Spirent Communications |Fri, 7 Aug 2009

    Spirent Communications has announced the first delivery of its over-the-air (OTA) test solution for assisted GPS (A-GPS) in mobile devices to 7 Layers in Irvine, California.

  • Spirent unveils GSS6700 simulator for GNSS testing

    Spirent Communications |Fri, 7 Aug 2009

    Spirent Communications, a provider of navigation and positioning test solutions, has launched the GSS6700 Multi-GNSS constellation simulator for global navigation satellite system (GNSS) testing.

  • SKF launches online vibration monitor

    SKF |Thu, 30 Jul 2009

    The Multilog online system DMx combines machine protection and condition monitoring functionality in a single device that can be mounted directly on the machine skid.

  • E2S adds Xenon beacon to BEx range

    European Safety Systems |Fri, 24 Jul 2009

    The latest addition to the BEx beacon range from European Safety Systems (E2S) is an ATEX-approved high-output 21-joule Xenon beacon.

  • MTS test kit checks Temposonics position sensors

    MTS |Fri, 24 Jul 2009

    A test kit is now available from MTS for the quick functional testing of the off-highway M-Series Temposonics position sensors.

  • Jerome 405 delivers reliable mercury detection

    Able Instruments and Controls |Fri, 17 Jul 2009

    The Jerome 405 from Able Instruments and Controls is being successfully used in the offshore oil and gas industry for mercury detection.

  • Yokogawa introduces retractable sensor fitting

    Yokogawa |Thu, 16 Jul 2009

    The Yokogawa PR10 is a retractable sensor fitting that offers a flexible approach to online liquid analytical measurements in a wide range of process industries.

  • Shell buys Jerome to measure mercury vapour

    Able Instruments and Controls |Mon, 13 Jul 2009

    Shell has bought a Jerome analyser from Able to measure mercury vapour at a Clipper gas-production platform.

  • Differential pressure gauge has robust design

    Able Instruments and Controls |Fri, 10 Jul 2009

    Able has announced the introduction of the series 6000 differential pressure gauge with DP measurement ranges as low as 0.25in H2O and up to 0-20 PSID.

  • Catalogue features industrial weighing solutions

    Mettler Toledo |Wed, 1 Jul 2009

    Mettler Toledo has published an industrial product catalogue that features an overview of the company's weighing solutions for a variety of industries.

  • Vibrocontrol measures variables simultaneously

    Bruel and Kjaer |Mon, 29 Jun 2009

    Bruel and Kjaer Vibro has released the Vibrocontrol 1500 (VC-1500) enabling the measurement and monitoring of casing vibration, rolling-element bearing condition and temperature.

  • Keithley demonstrates femtocell test solution

    Keithley Instruments |Fri, 26 Jun 2009

    Representatives from Keithley Instruments are on hand to demonstrate the Keithley-ACE manufacturing test solution for femtocells at the Femtocells World Summit in London, 23-25 June 2009.

  • Polytec enhances scanning laser vibrometers

    Polytec |Wed, 17 Jun 2009

    The applications of Polytec's scanning laser vibrometers now include rotating objects such as cooling fans, turbine blades or tires under real operational conditions up to 24,00rev/min.

  • Condition monitoring used in pumping station download

    Schaeffler |Mon, 15 Jun 2009

    The Environment Agency has installed a FAG online condition monitoring system at one of its remote pumping stations in Winestead, near Hull.

  • GPTR grid generator and load simulator launched

    Automated Computing Machinery |Mon, 15 Jun 2009

    GPTR three-phase grid generator and load simulator has been designed for testing of control systems that govern the behaviour of equipment that must work connected to a three-phase grid.

  • Newport introduces the Unison amplifier

    Newport |Fri, 12 Jun 2009

    Newport Spectra-Physics has brought out the first ultrafast amplifier system with optimised dual-outputs for simultaneous high-energy and time-resolved experiments.

  • Silo-Weigh solves weighing problem at Castle Hill

    AV Technology |Fri, 12 Jun 2009

    AV Technology (AVT) has installed a high-capacity Silo-Weigh system on two large limestone silos, at Castle Hill Quarry in Cannington, Somerset.

  • AMOT XTS-W monitors bearings in Russian ships

    AMOT |Tue, 9 Jun 2009

    Primorsk Shipping has specified AMOT XTS-W bearing-condition monitors for a fleet of five new tankers and two bulkers built by STX Shipbuilding in Korea.

  • Thin film-based gauges monitor local environments

    Reynard |Tue, 9 Jun 2009

    Reynard, a supplier of optical components and custom thin-film coatings, has introduced thin film-based environmental gauges.

  • DEF-201 refractometer tests DEF concentration

    Misco Refractometer |Thu, 4 Jun 2009

    The Misco Palm Abbe DEF-201 is a handheld digital refractometer designed for testing the concentration of urea-based diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).

  • Handheld infrared thermometer launched

    Calibration Dynamics |Fri, 29 May 2009

    Calibration Dynamics has developed the CTR1000 handheld infrared thermometer for non-contact temperature measurement between ranges of -60C up to 1,000C.

  • MP3000 economically tests protection relays

    Tesient Instrument |Tue, 26 May 2009

    Tesient Instrument China has introduced the MP3000 high-current relay test kit for the international market.

  • Megger enhances MPRT to test to IEC 61850

    Megger |Fri, 22 May 2009

    Megger has introduced an IEC 61850 option for the MPRT, together with the new MGC (Megger Goose Configurator) software package.

  • Winters offers PTS Series pressure gauge

    Winters Instruments |Mon, 18 May 2009

    Winters Instruments presents the PTS Series pressure gauge for tube-fitting applications.

  • Lumasense introduces multi-gas monitor

    Lumasense Technologies |Thu, 14 May 2009

    Lumasense Technologies has announced the first in a range of gas analysis instruments for use in a wide variety of industrial applications, the Innova 1316 multi-gas monitor.

  • Portable hazard-zone flowmeter gives 24-hour power

    Able Instruments and Controls |Tue, 12 May 2009

    Able's new hazardous-area clamp-on ultrasonic portable flowmeter accurately measures liquid flow-rates while providing the performance, safety, economy and convenience of a non-intrusive design.

  • IM100 to test air spring impact properties

    Imatek |Thu, 7 May 2009

    Imatek has completed the installation of an IM100 impact tester at Firestone Industrial Products that will be used to test and develop the impact properties of air springs and their component parts.

  • NDC develops two interfaces for Series 710e gauge

    NDC Infrared Engineering |Thu, 30 Apr 2009

    A human-machine interface (HMI) and an operator workstation (OWS) provide different levels of user access for NDC Infrared Engineering's Ethernet-enabled Series 710e NIR gauge.

  • Multifunction measuring meter launched

    E-Power Technology |Wed, 29 Apr 2009

    E-Power Technology has launched the ECM725 multifunction measuring meter.

  • REO system intended for 'on-load' testing

    REO |Wed, 29 Apr 2009

    REO has developed an energy-optimising, modular test system that reduces the energy required for proving trials of industrial electrical equipment.

  • Vibpilot covers complete measurement process

    M and P |Wed, 29 Apr 2009

    The four- and eight-channel Vibpilot module from M and P International has been enhanced by expansion of the system channel count capability.

  • GN 743 shows oil levels in abrasive conditions

    Elesa |Tue, 28 Apr 2009

    Elesa has brought out brass-bodied versions of its GN 743 scratch-resistant glass oil-level indicators.

  • Meech offers test kit comprising 900 Series tools

    Meech |Tue, 28 Apr 2009

    Meech International, a developer and manufacturer of electrostatic control solutions, has packaged its main 900 Series test and measurement tools into an engineer's test kit.

  • Cardiff University selects NI equipment

    National Instruments |Mon, 27 Apr 2009

    Cardiff University’s School of Engineering has refitted its electronics laboratory with a range of measurement and instrument-control platforms from National Instruments (NI).

  • Quantitech launches FTIR Gasmet analyser

    Quantitech |Wed, 22 Apr 2009

    Quantitech FTIR Gasmet DX-4000 can monitor up to 300 different compounds of varying concentration and other gases can be added for future applications at little or no extra cost.

  • Fixture tests pneumatic torque-wrenches in-house

    Norbar Torque Tools |Tue, 21 Apr 2009

    Norbar Torque Tools has introduced a bench-top Power Tool Test Fixture for testing pneumatic torque-wrenches such as Norbar's Pneutorque range.

  • GKS rents out Faro measurement tools

    GKS Inspection Services |Fri, 17 Apr 2009

    GKS Inspection Services is offering daily, weekly and monthly rentals of Faro portable measurement equipment, including the Faro LS-880 for long-range scanning projects.

  • Parker introduces online particle detector

    Parker Hannifin - Electromechanical and Drives |Fri, 17 Apr 2009

    Parker Hannifin has announced the Icount PD online particle detector, a system for monitoring the condition of hydraulic oils in mobile and off-highway applications.

  • PSM offers Clearview for Triton oily-water monitor

    PSM Instrumentation |Fri, 17 Apr 2009

    PSM Instrumentation has developed Clearview for integration into Transas Telematics's Triton oily-water monitoring system.

  • Signum safeguards Supreme weighing scale

    Sartorius Mechatronics |Fri, 17 Apr 2009

    The Signum Supreme weighing scale has been developed for use in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food and chemical industries.

  • Tyco offers Crompton digital metering system

    TE Connectivity |Thu, 16 Apr 2009

    Tyco Electronics has released a Tegra multi-function digital metering system (DMS) under its Crompton Instruments brand.

  • Madgetech offers pressure/temperature data logger

    Madgetech |Tue, 14 Apr 2009

    Madgetech has announced the PRTemp1000D, a rugged differential pressure and temperature data logger.

  • Bearing condition monitor has added features

    AMOT |Wed, 8 Apr 2009

    The Amot XTS-W+ bearing condition monitor has extra operating features including fully integrated water-in-oil monitoring and automatic calibration.

  • Device finds imbalance in tanker exhaust fans

    Schaeffler |Tue, 7 Apr 2009

    Using its handheld vibration monitoring and balancing system, the Detector III from FAG Industrial Services (F'IS) has diagnosed the cause of failure of two of the exhaust fans on a tanker.

  • Alrad launches machine vision cameras

    Alrad Instruments |Mon, 6 Apr 2009

    Alrad Imaging has announced the Diviina machine vision camera series.

  • Adept offers JAI 16-megapixel cameras

    Adept Electronic Solutions |Fri, 3 Apr 2009

    JAI's 16-megapixel AM-1600CL and AB-1600CL cameras are now available from Adept Electronic Solutions.

  • GE detector tests spot welding

    GE Inspection Technologies |Thu, 2 Apr 2009

    The Spotchecker from GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies is a hand-held flaw detector with application-specific software, which allows it to be used as a portable solution for spot weld testing.

  • Webcast to focus on PCI Express debugging

    Agilent Technologies Europe |Thu, 26 Mar 2009

    Agilent Technologies is to present a webcast on debugging and characterisation of embedded PCI Express applications on 16 April 2009 at 10:00 PT.

  • Able makes metering system for National Grid

    Able Instruments and Controls |Fri, 20 Mar 2009

    Able will install two electrically driven centrifugal compressors at the National Grid's gas terminal at St Fergus, to complement the existing compression facilities.

  • Optotherm HP20 offers precise temperature control

    Optotherm |Thu, 19 Mar 2009

    The Optotherm HP20 provides precise temperature control (+/-0.01C) of thermoelectric modules and heating/cooling stages within a temperature range of -40C to +250C.

  • Pascal ET measures four channels simultaneously

    Calibration Dynamics |Mon, 16 Mar 2009

    Calibration Dynamics has released the Pascal ET, a hand-held multifunction calibrator with four simultaneous measurement channels.

  • Pressure switch for explosive areas

    Able Instruments and Controls |Mon, 16 Mar 2009

    Able has introduced One Series Ex d, an explosion-proof electronic pressure and temperature switch for Class I, Division 1 (Zone 1) hazardous locations.

  • Able detectors assist in storage modifications

    Able Instruments and Controls |Fri, 13 Mar 2009

    Wood Group Engineering has selected Able's Nucleonic level detectors to assist in modifications to the diesel-storage facilities on Lomond and North Everest oil fields.

  • Geotech to hold best-practice master classes

    Geotech |Wed, 11 Mar 2009

    Geotech is preparing to hold one-day master classes at four UK centres throughout 2009.

  • GE introduces Prime 16 x 16 Portable addition

    GE Inspection Technologies |Tue, 3 Mar 2009

    GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies has introduced the Prime 16 x 16 Portable, the latest addition to its range of X-ray detectors that are compatible with its Rhythm software platform.

  • Symbion software features expanded library

    Symbion Systems |Thu, 26 Feb 2009

    Symbion Systems has announced the release of Symbion-LX Version 2.1.

  • ITS offers validated version of p2000 system

    Industrial Tomography Systems |Mon, 23 Feb 2009

    Industrial Tomography Systems (ITS) has introduced a validated version of its popular electrical resistance tomography p2000 system.

  • Barber Insys releases the Chino TP-L0260EN

    Barber Insys |Fri, 20 Feb 2009

    The Chino TP-L0260EN is a compact infrared thermal imaging sensor.

  • Wika releases CPC3000 pressure controller

    Calibration Dynamics |Fri, 6 Feb 2009

    The CPC3000 from Wika is a reference instrument for measuring-instrument manufacturers and calibration facilities that is designed to reduce cycle and job times.

  • Profinet cable tester available from Hi-Port

    Hi-Port Software |Thu, 5 Feb 2009

    The Procentec PN1 handheld Profinet cable tester is now available from Hi-Port Telecom.

  • ET-1 synchronises ESL-20 with rotating objects

    Hoto Instruments |Wed, 4 Feb 2009

    Hoto has introduced the ET-1 optional external trigger kit for the ESL-20 LED Stroboscope.

  • M+P enhances SO Analyzer software

    M and P |Fri, 30 Jan 2009

    The latest release of M+P International's SO Analyzer software has important functionality for modal analysis, networked-based licensing and test automation applications.

  • C-Cubed unveils Pocketvibra add-on

    C-Cubed |Wed, 28 Jan 2009

    C-Cubed will launch Pocketbalancer, its low-cost Pocketvibra add-on for single and two-plane balancing at Maintec 2009.

  • C-Cubed updates Pocket Vibra

    C-Cubed |Wed, 28 Jan 2009

    C-Cubed will introduce version nine of the Pocket Vibra hand-held predictive maintenance tool at Maintec 2009, at the NEC in Birmingham.

  • Fusion level measurement system launched by Able

    Able Instruments and Controls |Wed, 21 Jan 2009

    The Able Fusion level measurement system combines the operation of a float-operated magnetic level indicator with a guided wave radar.

  • Actia Muller offers air-conditioning service packs

    Actia Muller |Thu, 8 Jan 2009

    The latest air-conditioning servicing packs from Actia Muller, are designed for use with all types of vehicles.

  • Carbolite furnace used to treat brake discs

    Carbolite |Thu, 8 Jan 2009

    A specially designed electric furnace from Carbolite is being used by Hope Technology to heat treat brake discs for high-performance road and mountain bikes.

  • Vehicle emissions test unit gets VOSA approval

    Actia Muller |Wed, 17 Dec 2008

    Actia Muller's Combination vehicle exhaust emissions test unit has received VOSA approval for use in UK MOT test procedures.

  • GE adds portable video borescope to MDI software

    GE Inspection Technologies |Thu, 11 Dec 2008

    GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies has updated its Menu Directed Inspection (MDI) software to include the XL Go portable video borescope.

  • GE adds video borescope to MDI software

    GE Inspection Technologies |Tue, 2 Dec 2008

    GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies has expanded its Menu-Directed Inspection (MDI) software to include the XL Go portable video borescope.

  • Analogue pressure gauge has high accuracy

    Calibration Dynamics |Fri, 21 Nov 2008

    The Wika CPG1000 combines an analogue pressure gauge with the accuracy expected when using a digital gauge.

  • Anders adds to display platform range

    Anders Electronics |Thu, 13 Nov 2008

    Anders Electronics is adding two entry-level product series to its UMR (User Machine Relationship) range of intelligent colour display platforms.

  • Niton has detector for alloy analysers

    Niton |Thu, 13 Nov 2008

    Faster testing speeds and improved analytical performance are provided by a detector for the Niton XLT3t alloy analysers launched by Niton UK.

  • Partners launch interface development suite

    Anders Electronics |Thu, 13 Nov 2008

    A partnership between Anders Electronics and Tilcon Software has launched a co-developed interface development suite - the UMR IDS.

  • Symbion updates DX data system

    Symbion Systems |Tue, 11 Nov 2008

    Symbion Systems has released Symbion-DX Version 2.1.

  • Optotherm updates thermal imaging

    Optotherm |Thu, 6 Nov 2008

    Optotherm has updated its Micro thermal imaging system for semiconductor failure analysis.

  • Tyco launches higher-rated energy meter

    TE Connectivity |Wed, 10 Sep 2008

    Tyco Electronics has launched a higher-rated version of its Crompton Instruments three-phase module direct-connected kilowatt hour energy meter.

  • SKF cuts hydrocarbon processing maintenance

    SKF |Tue, 2 Sep 2008

    The latest operator driven reliability (ODR) solutions from SKF are delivering significant benefits in the hydrocarbon processing industry.

  • Fluke offers free pressure module with calibrator

    Fluke Calibration |Mon, 1 Sep 2008

    Fluke is offering a free Pressure Module to purchasers of a Fluke HART Documenting Process calibrator until 15 December.

  • U-channel guard protects sight tubes

    Elesa |Thu, 21 Aug 2008

    HCL column level indicators feature a U-shaped aluminium channel running around three sides of the tube and also carrying the easy to read graduated contract scale.

  • Column indicators are on the level

    Elesa |Thu, 31 Jul 2008

    The HCX range of column level indicators offer simple visual indication, impact protection, alarm facility, magnification and/or remote readout for concealed installations.

  • Vibration sensor spots bearing damage early

    Schaeffler |Tue, 22 Jul 2008

    FAG Detector III is used for the early detection of damage in rotating machine elements such as rolling bearings.

  • Relative humidity indicators handle diverse levels

    Brownell |Mon, 21 Jul 2008

    Relative humidity indicators can provide an indication of when the desiccant is saturated and requires replacement or recharging.

  • Oil level indicator is now Ex approved

    Elesa |Thu, 17 Jul 2008

    Level reading unit ideal for hard working hydraulic systems and oil lubricated equipment where an explosion risk has been identified.

  • Thermal imaging systems offer high reliability

    Land Instruments |Wed, 2 Jul 2008

    Each FTI-E system has an industrial processor that provides local process control, configuration and process visualisation

  • Automatic balancing meets vibration standards

    Schaeffler |Tue, 1 Jul 2008

    The Schaeffler Group's Autobalancer makes working more comfortable, more productive and improves the health and safety of users.

  • Condition monitors catch problems early on

    SKF |Thu, 15 May 2008

    SKF, the knowledge engineering company, has released the latest generation of wall or rack mounted condition monitoring measurement units for use in tough industrial environments.

  • Low-cost IR camera fits in your pocket download

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Wed, 14 May 2008

    Weighing less than 340g, the i5 IR camera has an 80 x 80 pixel IR resolution and thermal sensitivity of 60mK, which provides a clear infra-red image

  • Remote condition monitoring of wind farms

    Schaeffler |Wed, 7 May 2008

    Condition monitoring is an essential factor in ensuring continuous supply from wind turbines, says Andreas Kuehl.

  • Condition monitor watches four locations

    IFM Electronic |Thu, 24 Apr 2008

    The efector octavis' I/Os can be used as inputs, electronically trigger diagnosis, collect switching states of other sensors and transmit them to operational data logging via the OPC standard.

  • Cameras provide detailed thermal images

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Mon, 7 Apr 2008

    The ThermaCAM P660's contrast optimiser enables the user to view both the scanned object and its surroundings with the great clarity.

  • Condition monitoring maintains nuclear generation

    Schaeffler |Thu, 3 Apr 2008

    By installing an online condition monitoring system, nuclear power provider E.ON Kernkraft has eliminated costly plant downtime and kept plant availability above 90%.

  • Monitor watches for over- and underspeed

    IFM Electronic |Thu, 27 Mar 2008

    The programmable M18 compact speed monitor is designed for rotational speed applications up to 18,000 pulses per minute.

  • Condition monitoring pays of for aluminium worker

    Schaeffler |Wed, 26 Mar 2008

    A manufacturer of rolled aluminium products is saving around Eur 200,000 per year by monitoring the condition of critical machine components on its rolling mill machinery.

  • Monitoring systems aid maintenance at sea

    Schaeffler |Tue, 25 Mar 2008

    While condition monitoring systems have obvious advantages to the manufacturing sector, other industries are now also benefiting from their use.

  • Sound meter monitors the factory environment

    SKF |Mon, 17 Mar 2008

    SKF's TMSP 1 picks up environmental noise of between 30 to 130dB through an electret condenser microphone and then produces a sound reading in decibels on the handset.

  • Medical system spots air problems

    Beko Technologies |Thu, 6 Mar 2008

    The high sensitivity of Medbac helps to immediately detect a malfunction, such as an increase in unacceptable gasses or a loss of flow or pressure.

  • Thermometers simplify complex measurements

    Fluke Calibration |Mon, 3 Mar 2008

    The Fluke 566 and Fluke 568 Thermometers provide a broad temperature measurement range from -40 to +800C with 1% measurement accuracy.

  • Sampler provides continuous emissions monitoring

    Land Instruments |Mon, 25 Feb 2008

    The heated filter, sample drier and combined filter/drier of the Unicorn flue gas sampler can be installed in different configurations to suit any analyser.

  • Valve testing eases preventative maintenance

    Rotork |Sun, 24 Feb 2008

    By analysing performance data over a number of tests the user can also predict any degradation in performance and schedule maintenance accordingly.

  • Thermal imaging cameras upgrade for free

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Sun, 17 Feb 2008

    In a deal worth GBP 500, for a limited period only any order for the ThermaCAM T400, T360 or InfraCAM will be upgraded to a complete operator's kit.

  • IR cameras adopt common vision interfaces

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Thu, 7 Feb 2008

    First ever thermal cameras to be GigEVision and GenICam compatible and to feature a trigger/synchronisation capability.

  • Test tools catalogue is updated for 2008

    Fluke Calibration |Sat, 26 Jan 2008

    Product selection guides make it easy to choose the right tools and accompanying accessories for specific applications.

  • Thermal imagers offer affordable solution

    Fluke Calibration |Sat, 26 Jan 2008

    The Fluke Ti25 and Fluke Ti10 thermal imagers allow users to operate from a safe distance and still see small temperature differences.

  • Thermal cameras to help keep bullets on the rails

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Thu, 13 Dec 2007

    A top of the range ThermaCAM T-Series model has recently gone into service to help maintain the new UK Bullet Trains on the CTRL.

  • Brochure describes portable hygrometers download

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 4 Dec 2007

    Portable hygrometers measure moisture, humidity and dewpoint in a wide range of applications and industries.

  • Brochure details cooled mirror dewpointmeters download

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 4 Dec 2007

    Precision hygrometers are based on the fundamental cooled mirror measurement principle.

  • Humidity calibration range explained download

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 4 Dec 2007

    Integrated calibration systems provide traceable calibration of humidity sensors in the user's own laboratory.

  • Process moisture analysers explained download

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 4 Dec 2007

    Range brochure covers process moisture analyser instruments.

  • Vibration tester increases displacement

    HBM GmbH |Tue, 4 Dec 2007

    A new 76.2mm-displacement vibration test system aims to further push the boundaries available to the vibration test engineer.

  • Chain diagnostics cover more applications

    Renold Chain |Tue, 27 Nov 2007

    Smartlink can be owned and operated by anyone, bringing the benefits of chain monitoring to a much wider range of applications.

  • Measurement range meets automotive demands

    Kistler Instruments |Thu, 22 Nov 2007

    Handbook identifies the appropriate measuring chains for all sensors and measuring systems used in vehicle engineering.

  • Novel optics improve dewpoint measurement

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 6 Nov 2007

    Cooled mirror dewpointmeter promises unmatched accuracy in dew point measurements for both calibration and process critical applications.

  • Thermal imaging camera passes the test

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Tue, 6 Nov 2007

    Swift payback of its first InfraCAM has led Amec to purchase a second unit to carry out further trials for the routine inspection of plant on oil platforms.

  • Thermal imager approved for rail troubleshooters

    Fluke Calibration |Thu, 1 Nov 2007

    The Fluke Ti20 thermal imaging camera has now achieved full recognition for trackside work by gaining approval URLT/014146.

  • Thermal imaging benefits to be explained online

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 30 Oct 2007

    Hour-long free web seminars spell out the benefits that a purpose-designed thermal imager can bring as part of a preventive maintenance strategy.

  • Online particle counter suits aviation fuels

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Tue, 25 Sep 2007

    The ACM20 Z2 allows quick, accurate and safe detection of contaminants at refineries, pipeline distribution terminals, storage depots and airports.

  • Manual handling kit provides safe environment

    Mecmesin |Fri, 21 Sep 2007

    Mecmesin's kit incorporates a force gauge, capable of measuring small and extensive forces, plus appropriate accessories to accurately assess each task.

  • System monitors weld quality

    Kistler Instruments |Mon, 3 Sep 2007

    Kistler's 5825A2 welding and fastening monitor allows on-site monitoring, analysis and optimisation of metal joining equipment in the production environment.

  • Thermal imager suits awkward locations

    Fluke Calibration |Mon, 3 Sep 2007

    A 180 degree articulating lens allows the Fluke Ti35 thermal imager to capture images in areas with poor accessibility.

  • Column level indicators offer easy checking

    Elesa |Thu, 23 Aug 2007

    A black polyamide expanded technopolymer float with a built-in magnetic element activates the contacts when the level crosses its alarm threshold.

  • Equipment monitors bearing condition

    IFM Electronic |Mon, 23 Jul 2007

    The efector octavis from IFM electronic recognises, displays and signals bearing condition.

  • Software helps verify truck electronics

    National Instruments |Wed, 18 Jul 2007

    Using NI tools, Freightliner engineers integrated electrical test, machine vision and physical measurements into a system that instructs operators on the correct assembly process.

  • Conditioner keeps watch over rotating machines

    Sensonics |Mon, 28 May 2007

    High-performance signal conditioning unit provides protection for many types of rotating machinery including centrifuges, fans, gearboxes, motors, pumps, compressors and conveyors

  • Lightweight CO2 monitor offers portability

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Sun, 27 May 2007

    When potentially hazardous levels of CO2 are detected the Gasman alerts the user with a loud 95dBA alarm.

  • Gas detector gains new certification

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Thu, 24 May 2007

    Crowcon's intrinsically safe Detective+ gas detector is suitable for use in explosion hazard areas in extremely hot climates or in hot internal industrial environments.

  • Gas detectors receive new approvals

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Tue, 15 May 2007

    Crowcon's single and multiple gas detectors are certified for use throughout the US and Canada for hazardous area applications.

  • Cruise ship engines monitored by satellite

    SKF |Sun, 13 May 2007

    Data is fed directly and in real-time from condition monitoring systems on the Queen Mary II to both on-board and on-shore monitoring and control stations.

  • Thermographic consultancy expands its range

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Sun, 8 Apr 2007

    The ThermaCAM P640 has been developed to provide the professional thermographer with the means to accomplish infra-red inspections more thoroughly, efficiently and quickly.

  • Force measuring system adapts to different wheels

    Kistler Instruments |Wed, 21 Mar 2007

    The Kistler RoaDyn System 2000 is widely used to measure and analyse static and dynamic wheel force on most types of wheeled vehicles.

  • Display sheds light on sensor readings

    VEGA Controls |Tue, 13 Mar 2007

    Integral display backlighting is now available as standard on all Vega transmitters using the common Plics system and Plicsom instrument display.

  • Accelerometers simplify installation

    Kistler Instruments |Mon, 12 Mar 2007

    Kistler Instruments Type 8702B and 8704B accelerometers are now available with Transducer Electronic Data Sheet (TEDS) to simplify installation and calibration.

  • Signal conditioner and display adds TEDS support

    Futek Advanced Sensor Technology |Wed, 28 Feb 2007

    Popular panel mount signal conditioner with digital display now supports sensors with TEDS ID recognition option per IEEE1451.4.

  • Meter diagnoses ventilation issues

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 20 Feb 2007

    The Fluke 922 airflow meter is compatible with most Pitot tubes, and allows HVAC technicians to enter duct shape and dimensions to maximise measurement accuracy.

  • Module monitors press-fit operations

    HBM |Thu, 15 Feb 2007

    HBM's MP85ADP Fastpress fitting and press-monitoring module monitors process parameters and provides consistent traceability of production data.

  • Low-cost thermal imager is designed for R and D

    Land Instruments |Mon, 5 Feb 2007

    Thermal imaging is a valuable ally in any kind of research work where temperature must be kept under surveillance, such as semiconductor development, telecommunications and PCB testing.

  • Condition monitoring offered on three channels

    SKF |Sun, 4 Feb 2007

    SKF's Multilog TMU is a rugged compact unit that can be supplied in an IP65 enclosure to allow direct machine mounting and has three input channels for connection to vibration or temperature sensors.

  • Thermal imager is free to try for a week

    Fluke Calibration |Sun, 4 Feb 2007

    Fluke is offering free no-obligation 7-day trials of its Fluke Ti20 thermal imager on a customer's premises.

  • Dewpoint meter verifies engine emissions data download

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 23 Jan 2007

    The measurement of humidity plays an important role in measuring the efficiency, power output and emissions of internal combustion engines.

  • Gas analyser measures sulphuric acid dewpoint

    Land Instruments |Thu, 18 Jan 2007

    The Lancom 200 is the latest portable gas analyser from Land Instruments International for measuring sulphuric acid dewpoint temperature.

  • Infra-red cameras for predictive maintenance

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Wed, 10 Jan 2007

    Predictive maintenance remains a core business for Flir Systems and its extensive range of infra-red cameras confirms it.

  • Low cost digital multimeter range is expanded

    National Instruments |Fri, 15 Dec 2006

    National Instruments has expanded its line of digital multimeters (DMMs) with new low-cost 6.5 digit DMMs for PCI Express and PCI

  • Meter gets the measure of fuel oil flows

    Titan Enterprises |Wed, 22 Nov 2006

    The Titan PD400 oil flow meter is designed for fuel measurement on boilers, in fuel test cells and other oil metering applications.

  • Monitoring system ensures dimensional precision

    Kistler Instruments |Sun, 19 Nov 2006

    The CoMo Injection cavity pressure monitoring system ensures the dimensional precision of injection moulded components for the healthcare and electrical sectors.

  • Calibration system keeps plant on track

    Endress+Hauser |Sat, 18 Nov 2006

    The new generation of the Topcal S measuring, cleaning and calibration system makes fully automatic, economical pH and ORP measurement possible even in aggressive process environments.

  • Low-cost display has four five-digit channels

    Inertial Aerosystems |Thu, 16 Nov 2006

    Inertial Aerosystems has a new low-cost multichannel display system, designed primarily for use in the processing industry.

  • Thermal imagers provide maintenance options

    Fluke Calibration |Thu, 16 Nov 2006

    Easy-to-use thermal imagers provide a choice of rugged, fully radiometric solutions for industrial maintenance engineers and for predictive maintenance (PdM) applications.

  • IR camera has industrial applications covered

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Tue, 7 Nov 2006

    The ThermoVision SC6000 HS camera is reckoned to be ideal for any infra-red industrial, scientific or military use when flexibility and unequalled performance is vital.

  • Power packs stabilise vehicle testing modules

    HBM |Sun, 5 Nov 2006

    HBM has introduced the new NT650 and NT651 power packs to stabilise the onboard voltage of its MGCsplit vehicle testing modules at 28V within a permissible range of 10 and 58V.

  • Emissions monitor handles engines of all sizes

    Sierra Instruments |Mon, 30 Oct 2006

    Engine particulate partial flow sampling system provides accurate, repeatable engine emissions measurements for transient and steady-state engine and vehicle testing.

  • Gas detector isn't fooled by RF interference

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Thu, 26 Oct 2006

    Steelmaker Corus has chosen Crowcon's portable Gasman single gas detector for use at its South Wales manufacturing plant.

  • Package cuts entry cost of thermal imaging

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Mon, 23 Oct 2006

    The InfraCAM Value Package provides a complete starter kit for anyone wishing to incorporate thermal imaging into their routine.

  • Tester gets the measure of air quality

    Fluke Calibration |Wed, 18 Oct 2006

    Rugged handheld instrument has all the features required for fast and easy testing and monitoring of HVAC output and indoor air quality.

  • Analysers help prolong the life of lubricants

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Mon, 16 Oct 2006

    Two new products from Parker Hannifin remove engineers' reliance on external laboratory services for accurate solid particle contamination analysis of liquids.

  • Instruments enable multiparameter monitoring

    SKF |Sun, 15 Oct 2006

    Today's maintenance engineer is a far cry from that of a spanner-wielding repairman called in when something has broken down.

  • Staying on the straight and narrow

    SKF |Thu, 12 Oct 2006

    Phil Burge, Marketing Manager at SKF (UK) looks at how laser technology is improving alignment in a wide range of applications.

  • Entry-level imager is small in size and cost

    Land Instruments |Tue, 3 Oct 2006

    Thermal imager enables plant engineers to operate more efficiently and productively across the complete spectrum of day-to-day preventive maintenance duties.

  • Dewpoint hygrometer monitors hydrogen supplies

    Michell Instruments |Mon, 25 Sep 2006

    Intrinsically safe portable dewpoint hygrometer is ideal as a spot check tool on hydrogen-based cooling systems.

  • Monitor helps reduce plant maintenance costs

    Schaeffler |Mon, 11 Sep 2006

    A handheld vibration monitoring and operational balancing device has helped the Armstrong DLW Group to reduced maintenance time from an average of 4.5 hours down to 30 minutes.

  • Torque testing system adopts modular design

    Mecmesin |Mon, 11 Sep 2006

    Console-controlled tester enables versatile torque measurement of any small rotary component.

  • IR camera scans shuttle on space walk

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Mon, 28 Aug 2006

    The NASA Langley Research Center has chosen ThermaCAM S65 as the preferred infra-red camera system for its shuttle and International Space Station programmes.

  • Force tester checks automated doors and gates

    Mecmesin |Mon, 21 Aug 2006

    The Microtronics impact force gauge range for testing automated doors and gates can be obtained exclusively via Mecmesin in the UK.

  • Verification system proves sensor performance

    Futek Advanced Sensor Technology |Sun, 13 Aug 2006

    The VCal portable sensor-verification system is offered with all of Futek's products to enable quick in house testing of load cells, torque, force and pressure sensors.

  • Meters get the measure of subsidence

    Inertial Aerosystems |Thu, 3 Aug 2006

    Highly accurate digital tiltmeters are designed to be clamped to buildings, bridges or industrial structures.

  • IR camera provides top-quality imaging

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Mon, 3 Jul 2006

    The ThermaCAM P640 heralds the arrival of a new generation of IR cameras with picture quality reckoned to be unmatched outside the scientific community.

  • Low cost multi point electrical safety analyser

    Caltest Instruments |Mon, 26 Jun 2006

    Caltest announces the availability of a new low cost multi-point scanning Hipot/safety analyser manufactured by US-based Vitrek corporation.

  • Predictive maintenance gets sharper thermal image

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 6 Jun 2006

    The innovative easy-to-use IR FlexCam Series is intended for engineers, consultants and experts in predictive maintenance needing the highest quality imagers to do their job.

  • IR camera shows gas leaks in real time download

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Mon, 29 May 2006

    The ThermaCAM GasFindIR infra-red camera can scan more than 3000 process connections per hour and over 24,000 per shift.

  • Position indicators don industrial protection

    Elesa |Sun, 28 May 2006

    Direct drive digital position indicators come in ultrasonically welded high-impact technopolymer housings, making them ideal for shaft drive position readouts in industrial environments.

  • Thermometer combines two in one

    Fluke Calibration |Sat, 20 May 2006

    Combining an infra-red noncontact thermometer with a plug-in K-type thermocouple for contact measurement, a lightweight handheld tool is ideal for HVAC professionals.

  • Display unit needs no calibration

    RDP Electronics |Tue, 16 May 2006

    A new "self-calibrating" transducer and indicator system offers the possibility of on-site setup without the need for physical calibration.

  • Moisture analyser is made for hazardous areas download

    Michell Instruments |Sun, 14 May 2006

    Promet EExd is billed as the world's first purpose designed EExd flameproof certified process moisture analyser.

  • Pressure calibrators cover a wider range

    Fluke Calibration |Thu, 11 May 2006

    Fluke has added nine new models to its family of pressure calibrators including two for measurements up to 20bar.

  • Torque system measures up to 10kNm

    RDP Electronics |Mon, 8 May 2006

    The Lebow TMS 9000 torque measurement system has a resolution of 100,000 counts, 3kHz frequency response and an accuracy of better than 0.05% full-scale, with standard capacities up to 10,000Nm.

  • Engine oil analyser aids predictive maintenance

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Thu, 27 Apr 2006

    A handheld monitor indicates changes in engine oil condition, assisting in extended engine operating life and reducing the cost of ownership.

  • From one transmitter comes three

    Sartorius Mechatronics |Wed, 12 Apr 2006

    Process transmitter branched into three products with various levels of features.

  • CO sensing added to gas analysers

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Wed, 5 Apr 2006

    Multi-gas emission analysers and flue gas analysers have been given hydrogen-compensated carbon monoxide sensors.

  • Signal conditioner and display come together

    RDP Electronics |Tue, 4 Apr 2006

    A transducer signal conditioner and display unit provides a low-cost easy-to-use design for use in pressure, load and displacement measurement applications.

  • Severity criteria for IR maintenance inspections

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Sat, 1 Apr 2006

    Thermal imaging has evolved into one of the most valuable diagnostic tools for predictive maintenance; but not every problem identified needs immediate rectification.

  • Tiltmeter cuts downtime offshore

    Inertial Aerosystems |Thu, 30 Mar 2006

    A novel tilt measurement system for offshore applications automatically monitors, displays and logs the tilt angle of the lower riser above and below the pivot.

  • CD covers comprehensive instrument range

    Michell Instruments |Mon, 20 Mar 2006

    A comprehensive CD provides detailed product and applications knowledge at the click of a button.

  • Indicators are smart to add monitoring functions

    Arcolectric |Thu, 16 Mar 2006

    New smart indicators are intelligent devices that operate like standard neon indicators, but with added functionality.

  • IR imager cuts the cost of predictive maintenance

    Fluke Calibration |Thu, 2 Mar 2006

    A new thermal imager brings the powerful diagnostic and predictive capabilities of infra-red thermography within reach of industrial maintenance engineers.

  • Entry-level IR camera expands thermal inspection

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Tue, 14 Feb 2006

    Priced at around GBP 4000, the InfraCAM sets a new entry-level benchmark for safe, noncontact thermal inspection.

  • Thermal imaging systems win innovation award

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Tue, 10 Jan 2006

    Flir Systems has won the Frost and Sullivan 2005 product innovation award in the field of machine vision inspection systems for its A Series range of thermal imaging and process monitoring cameras.

  • Flow meter offers key to compressed air efficiency

    Beko Technologies |Sun, 8 Jan 2006

    A new thermal mass flow meter from Beko will allow operators to obtain much greater precision of flow rate and consumption measurements in compressed air systems.

  • Handheld meter aids diesel maintenance

    Kistler Instruments |Sun, 8 Jan 2006

    A new engine peak meter is designed to simplify condition monitoring and preventive maintenance of large marine diesel propulsion engines.

  • IR thermometer gives rapid alarm indication

    Land Instruments |Fri, 23 Dec 2005

    For fast and reliable indication of dangerous coal temperature rise in mills and storage silos the Land Infra-red Coal Fire Monitor provides an inexpensive solution.

  • IR camera focuses on high temperature applications

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Thu, 22 Dec 2005

    The new ThermaCAM P50F infra-red camera has not only been designed specifically for high temperature industrial furnace applications it also significantly outperforms its competitors.

  • LED display puts pressure on the panel

    Inertial Aerosystems |Fri, 9 Dec 2005

    A new high-quality full six-digit CE-marked remote LED display is designed primarily to be used with Honeywell's PPT and HPB ranges of precision pressure transducers.

  • Gas detector works up to 150C

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Fri, 2 Dec 2005

    Atex certified Xgard type four gas detector from Crowcon detects flammable gases in high temperature applications up to 150C.

  • CO monitor keeps watch for fires in mills

    Land Instruments |Thu, 1 Dec 2005

    The Mill Fire Detector addresses and successfully prevents the danger of serious fire and explosions due to the rapid heating of stagnant coal inside pulverising mills.

  • IR thermometer gives on the spot readings

    Micro-Epsilon |Mon, 28 Nov 2005

    A novel handheld, infra-red temperature measurement device enables engineers to measure the surface temperature of objects down to 13mm.

  • Thermal imager turns to medical diagnosis

    Land Instruments |Mon, 28 Nov 2005

    Land Instruments International is seeking a patent for a technique that ensures the continuous accuracy of its FTI Mv radiometric thermal imager when used for medical purposes.

  • Monitor keeps watch on time dependant parameters

    Kistler Instruments |Tue, 22 Nov 2005

    The CoMo Logic is an inexpensive, single channel instrument for monitoring time dependant parameters in both manual and automatic manufacturing, assembly and test processes.

  • Dead reckoning module knows where it's at

    Inertial Aerosystems |Sun, 20 Nov 2005

    A new, portable, intelligent dead reckoning module provides reliable position and direction data for personnel on foot.

  • Budget thermal imager aids condition monitoring

    SKF |Sat, 19 Nov 2005

    An inexpensive, safe and easy to use handheld thermal imaging instrument aids condition monitoring of electrical and mechanical machinery while it is running.

  • Guide explains turbine supervision download

    Sensonics |Sat, 19 Nov 2005

    A new guide outlines and explains the basics of vibration and expansion measurement techniques relating to turbine and auxiliary plant equipment.

  • Calibrator covers almost every sensor

    Fluke Calibration |Thu, 17 Nov 2005

    A new multifunction process calibrator can measure and source almost all process parameters and can calibrate practically all sensors and transmitters.

  • System makes sense of turbine diagnostics

    SKF |Wed, 16 Nov 2005

    SKF has developed an expanded version of its very successful wind turbine monitoring system.

  • Thermometer is ideal for preventive maintenance

    Micro-Epsilon |Thu, 3 Nov 2005

    A handheld infra-red temperature measurement device with 75:1 resolution has been developed that enables engineers to measure the surface temperature of objects down to 1mm in size.

  • Infra-red camera provides the wow factor

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Wed, 26 Oct 2005

    Sensation Dundee, the live science centre, uses up-to-the-minute technology to make science appealing and accessible to everyone.

  • Dew-point analyser adds CSA certification download

    Michell Instruments |Mon, 17 Oct 2005

    The Condumax II dew-point analyser is now CSA certified

  • Infra-red camera is accessible to all

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Sat, 15 Oct 2005

    One of the first orders for the ThermaCAM E25 infra-red camera was from the Glasgow Science Centre, an organisation set on making science, technology and nature accessible to all.

  • Guide explains thermography in maintenance

    Fluke Calibration |Mon, 10 Oct 2005

    A free guide explains how thermography and thermal imagers can be used to locate and troubleshoot hotspots around commercial buildings and industrial complexes.

  • Pistol-grip thermometer is ideal maintenance tool

    Fluke Calibration |Mon, 10 Oct 2005

    The high-end Fluke 576 noncontact, pistol-grip thermometer enables the capture of a simultaneous, time-stamped digital photographic image as a temperature reading is taken.

  • Vibration analysis redefined

    SKF |Mon, 10 Oct 2005

    A new device is claimed to redefine traditional approaches to vibration analysis and simplifies industrial maintenance, servicing and inspection techniques.

  • Infra-red camera is a sensitive sort

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Wed, 28 Sep 2005

    The exceptional thermal sensitivity and powerful new features of the new ThermaCAM S65HS infra-red camera enable the professional thermographer to work with unprecedented efficiency and productivity.

  • Low-cost counter checks hydraulic oils

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Fri, 9 Sep 2005

    A new low-cost portable particle counter aims to help reduce the cost of maintenance and system downtime caused by contamination of hydraulic oils.

  • Scale upgrade solves label inventory problem

    Mettler Toledo |Thu, 8 Sep 2005

    The label store at Robert McBride's Bradford site struggled to determine the number of labels left on part used reels until it upgraded to the Viper scale range.

  • Humidity calibrator uses latest sensor technology

    Michell Instruments |Thu, 25 Aug 2005

    The Opti-Cal humidity calibrator incorporates not only the basic components and humidity generation principles, but also the latest in calibration and sensor technology.

  • Generator adds to leak detector applications

    Beko Technologies |Mon, 22 Aug 2005

    Beko has taken its already successful leak detector one step further, with the addition of a device which generates ultrasound.

  • Infra-red cameras are an underground success

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Wed, 17 Aug 2005

    When it came to replace its obsolete infra-red cameras, UK Coal sought the best available technology for the most reasonable cost within the framework of its own stringent safety requirements.

  • Thermal imaging turns to slag detection

    Land Instruments |Sun, 14 Aug 2005

    A novel slag detection system combines the latest thermal imaging technology and almost 60 years' experience of the steel industry to control slag carry-over from furnace to ladle.

  • Thermal imaging spreads to the mass market

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Fri, 12 Aug 2005

    In the ten years that ThermaScan has been in business, this Bedford based specialist has seen thermal imaging develop from a technique used by a privileged few to one that now serves many.

  • Temperature calibrators fit the pocket

    Caltest Instruments |Wed, 27 Jul 2005

    Caltest Instruments has a new range of rugged pocket sized temperature calibrators that are designed to be used both on and off site.

  • Wheel force measurement system expands

    Kistler Instruments |Sat, 23 Jul 2005

    The RoaDyn System 2000 for intelligent wheel force measurement has been extended to cover more vehicle types.

  • Noncontact thermometer checks bearing health

    Schaeffler |Wed, 13 Jul 2005

    The TempCheck Plus thermometer allows users to measure the temperature of hard to reach or moving machinery components.

  • Unit offer visual key to positional accuracy

    HBM |Wed, 13 Jul 2005

    The DT85 visualisation unit aims to reduce failure rates in press fitting applications by analysing positional accuracy during assembly.

  • Crash test system now has analogue output

    Kistler Instruments |Sun, 3 Jul 2005

    The SmartCrash digital measuring system is used to measure forces in up to three directions during vehicle crash testing.

  • Checkweigher boosts throughput and accuracy

    Mettler Toledo |Tue, 21 Jun 2005

    The S1 high performance checkweigher from Mettler Toledo Garvens has been specifically designed for small lightweight products and offers fast throughput and high accuracy.

  • IR thermometer speeds surface temperature readings

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 21 Jun 2005

    The new, rugged Fluke 62 Mini noncontact IR thermometer measures temperatures from -30 to +500C with single trigger activation.

  • Software makes more sense if IR imaging data

    Flir Systems — Thermography |Fri, 17 Jun 2005

    Flir Systems has developed its new and extremely powerful ThermaCAM Reporter software for the ThermaCAM range of infra-red imaging cameras.

  • Chainweighers meet pharmaceutical requirements

    Mettler Toledo |Thu, 16 Jun 2005

    ATEX approved S Series chainweighers from Mettler Toledo Garvens are ideal for the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Thermal imager is very straightforward to use

    Fluke Calibration |Thu, 16 Jun 2005

    The new Fluke Ti30 thermal imager is specifically intended for infra-red preventive and predictive maintenance at industrial and large commercial property sites.

  • IR thermometers aid preventive maintenance

    Fluke Calibration |Wed, 25 May 2005

    A new series of high-end infra-red thermometers includes models offering photographic image storage and data storage for PC analysis.

  • Detector promises compressed air savings

    Beko Technologies |Fri, 20 May 2005

    The reaction from the German market has been exceptionally positive, and now the Beko Leak Detector is now being offered worldwide.

  • Vibration monitoring equipment on show in Milan download

    Sensonics |Wed, 27 Apr 2005

    Sensonics will feature aspects of its extensive range of turbine supervisory and vibration monitoring equipment in conjunction with local agent Belotti Sistemi at Power-Gen Europe 2005 in Milan.

  • Calibrator keeps gas detectors on target

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Wed, 20 Apr 2005

    The CheckBox IMH (instrument management hub) automates the calibration and bump testing of portable gas detectors, reducing operation time and so reducing costs.

  • Touch screen displays process parameters

    Kistler Instruments |Wed, 20 Apr 2005

    The new CoMo View has a built-in 5.7in colour touch screen that displays process parameters in real time and provides operator access to the menu of preset process definitions.

  • Process calibrator handles hazardous environments

    Fluke Calibration |Tue, 19 Apr 2005

    Fluke has extended its growing line of intrinsically safe products for use in explosive environments.

  • Analytical range is the only choice

    Mettler Toledo |Mon, 18 Apr 2005

    Mettler Toledo describes its new Excellence Plus XP analytical range as the only choice for fast, accurate and safe weighing.

  • Counter gets the measure of atmospheric particles

    Fluke Calibration |Sat, 16 Apr 2005

    A new portable, handheld atmospheric particle counter is an essential tool for monitoring air quality, measuring filtration efficiency and locating particulate sources.

  • Torque testing system aids quality control

    Mecmesin |Wed, 6 Apr 2005

    A new motorised torque testing system aims to aid quality control within manufacturing industry.

  • Multifunction calibrator works on or off site

    Caltest Instruments |Thu, 3 Mar 2005

    Caltest Instruments has developed a new lightweight, compact, rugged, portable multifunction calibrator for use on or off site.

  • Gas flow calibrators claim top accuracy

    Sierra Instruments |Mon, 28 Feb 2005

    Portable low-maintenance primary standard gas flow calibrators operate in the 5cm3/min to 50 litre/min flow range.

  • Vibration assessment is on the cards

    SKF |Wed, 2 Feb 2005

    The MicroVibe P is a card-type vibration assessment meter that fits into the CompactFlash card slot in a standard pocket PC.

  • Digital tilt meter incorporates GPS receiver

    Inertial Aerosystems |Mon, 24 Jan 2005

    A new highly accurate dual-axis tilt meter aims for applications in earthquake early-warning systems and monitoring of engineering structures such as nuclear reactors.

  • Scales aim for process integration

    Mettler Toledo |Mon, 24 Jan 2005

    New from Mettler Toledo is the 4-series range of compact scales and weighing terminals for seamless integration into industrial processes.

  • Weather transmitter revolutionises measurement

    Vaisala |Wed, 19 Jan 2005

    The Vaisala WXT510 weather transmitter is claimed to revolutionise weather measurement.

  • Monitor checks machines in hard-to-reach areas

    Schaeffler |Thu, 23 Dec 2004

    The latest addition to the successful INA Easy Check range is billed as the perfect solution for monitoring machinery in hard to reach areas.

  • Gas testing kit checks out personal monitors

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Thu, 16 Dec 2004

    With Crowcon's new gas testing kit, users of the Tetra four-gas personal monitor can ensure that their instruments remain accurate at all times.

  • Temperature source spans a greater range for less

    Land Instruments |Wed, 1 Dec 2004

    A new primary blackbody temperature source is smaller, lighter, more stable and more accurate over a wider temperature range than its predecessor - and sells at a lower price.

  • Etching minute logos with micro machining assembly

    Renishaw |Tue, 9 Nov 2004

    Special equipment has recently been installed at the University of Southampton by Ionoptika Ltd., for research into one of the most demanding of applications - micro-machining.

  • QC system monitors web defects at paper mill

    Honeywell Control Systems |Fri, 5 Nov 2004

    Honeywell has won an order to provide a quality control and a web defect detection system to Stora Enso's paper mill in Kvarnsveden, Sweden.

  • Mass comparators in balancing act

    Mettler Toledo |Tue, 12 Oct 2004

    Mettler Toledo has a new range of mass comparators that complement its Excellence XP range of balances.

  • Gas detectors now available in Brazil

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Mon, 11 Oct 2004

    Gas detectors to combat potentially fatal leaks of ammonia have been introduced in Brazil by Sao Paulo-based distributor General Instruments.

  • AstraZeneca weighs up the benefits of reliability

    Mettler Toledo |Mon, 4 Oct 2004

    AstraZeneca has upgraded the weighing equipment at its high-volume tablet production facilities in Macclesfield.

  • Thermal analyser puts materials to the test

    Mettler Toledo |Fri, 24 Sep 2004

    The TMA/SDTA841e thermal analyser adds low-temperature measurement capabilities to the Mettler Toledo TMA range.

  • Excellence is in the balance

    Mettler Toledo |Thu, 16 Sep 2004

    The Excellence XS precision balance family is the latest addition to the XS analytical range from Mettler Toledo.

  • Compact detectors watch for dangerous gases

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Wed, 15 Sep 2004

    Crowcon has developed three new variants of Eikon, its tiny single-gas detector.

  • Upgrade for hydrocarbon dewpoint analyser download

    Michell Instruments |Wed, 15 Sep 2004

    The Condumax II marks the climax of a three year development programme to enhance the existing Condumax and create the most advanced hydrocarbon dewpoint analyser available today.

  • Monitor checks out four different gases

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Fri, 10 Sep 2004

    Crowcon has designed a completely new personal gas monitor for simple use in demanding conditions.

  • Test management software speeds system setup

    National Instruments |Fri, 10 Sep 2004

    The latest version of the National Instruments TestStand test management software delivers increased software reuse and test development productivity for design and test integration.

  • Dust monitor lives up to its name

    Land Instruments |Wed, 25 Aug 2004

    The Model 4500 Premier dust monitor surpassed the competition as the choice for a leading cement manufacturer in Northern Ireland.

  • Balance features advanced connectivity

    Mettler Toledo |Mon, 16 Aug 2004

    The Excellence Plus XP balance line offers advanced connectivity to improve precision, accuracy and results.

  • All-in-one solution for monitoring and protection

    SKF |Fri, 13 Aug 2004

    The VM600 is a digital, modular, scaleable hardware and software system that provides users with integrated machinery protection, condition monitoring and advanced performance monitoring.

  • Food tester suits all tastes

    Tinius Olsen |Fri, 6 Aug 2004

    Test equipment maker Tinius Olsen is delighted with the food industry response to its H1KF food test machine launched just last year.

  • Easy way to keep check of machine vibrations

    Schaeffler |Fri, 30 Jul 2004

    Easy Check is a novel and cost-effective monitoring instrument for continuous measurement of vibration and temperature.

  • Analyser aids preventive maintenance onboard

    Parker Hannifin — Parker Sales UK |Mon, 12 Jul 2004

    One of the world's most luxurious ocean-going yachts, the Ilona, has Parker Filtration to thank for the smooth running of its unique hydraulic systems.

  • Dust monitor gains more measurement confidence

    Land Instruments |Mon, 12 Jul 2004

    The Land Model 4500 MkII+ dust emissions monitor has been granted TUV approval to the 13th BimSchV and TA-Luft.

  • Online condition monitoring keeps plant running

    SKF |Tue, 22 Jun 2004

    Unplanned downtime on high-speed paper machines can cut into a mill's profitability through both lost production and the diversion of engineering resources to get a machine back up and running.

  • Microbalance weighs up diesel particulates

    Sartorius Mechatronics |Thu, 17 Jun 2004

    A new microbalance is specially modified for filter weighing.

  • Noncontact tachometer is precise about speed

    SKF |Fri, 11 Jun 2004

    A new intrinsically safe, multifunction tachometer provides noncontact laser measurement of rotational or linear devices.

  • Condition monitoring comes to hand

    Air Control Industries |Thu, 3 Jun 2004

    The Kimo range of portable handheld instruments is designed for monitoring HVAC/ambient conditions and monitoring system performance.

  • Controller simplifies Ethernet networking

    Pepperl and Fuchs |Tue, 1 Jun 2004

    The latest controller for the Ident family makes connection to an Ethernet network simple.

  • More approvals for dust emissions monitor

    Land Instruments |Mon, 24 May 2004

    The Land Model 4500 Premier dust emissions monitor has been granted TUV approval to the 13th, 17th, 27th and 30th BImSchV and TA Luft 2002.

  • Emissions monitors gain MCerts approval

    Land Instruments |Fri, 21 May 2004

    Land FGA 900 Series continuous emissions monitoring systems have been granted MCerts approval for Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMs) by the UK Environment Agency.

  • Vibration monitor predicts bearing failures

    IFM Electronic |Tue, 18 May 2004

    A novel cost-effective predictive-maintenance vibration monitor detects rolling element bearing failures and shaft imbalance conditions.

  • Leak survey identifies big savings for Toyota

    Eriks |Wed, 21 Apr 2004

    Ultrasonic detective work by Wyko at Toyota Manufacturing UK's Derbyshire plant has sounded out considerable energy and cost savings by eliminating air leaks.

  • Transducer indication goes portable

    Applied Measurements |Mon, 12 Apr 2004

    Two new portable transducer indicators offer the engineer a choice of accuracy and function.

  • Approval for dust emissions monitor

    Land Instruments |Tue, 16 Mar 2004

    The Land Model 4500 MkII+ dust emissions monitor has been granted MCerts approval for continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMs) by the UK Environment Agency.

  • Balance of features tips the scales

    Mettler Toledo |Fri, 13 Feb 2004

    The PL-S series of portable balances are extremely compact, simple to use and have a comprehensive selection of user programs.

  • Metal detector isn't foiled by aluminium

    Sartorius Mechatronics |Mon, 26 Jan 2004

    The Observer is a novel metal detector that can be used to detect ferrous and stainless-steel contamination in aluminium foil wrapped products.

  • Flow computer has universal appeal

    Endress+Hauser |Wed, 21 Jan 2004

    The powerful new RMC 621 flow computer combines universal versatility with a simple operation and clear information.

  • Systems keep check of chlorine

    Endress+Hauser |Thu, 15 Jan 2004

    The Stamolys CA71 CL photometric analyser is specially designed for the measurement of total residual chlorine.

  • Thermal analysis automation offer

    Mettler Toledo |Tue, 25 Nov 2003

    Mettler Toledo is running a special thermal analysis automation offer, combining a DSC or TGA together with a sample robot and the new XS balance.

  • Measuring system takes the strain

    HBM |Fri, 21 Nov 2003

    The Canhead system can reduce installation costs during experimental stress analysis using strain gauges and is particularly suited to tests involving some hundreds or thousands of measuring points.

  • Thermometer takes the heat to 1300C

    SKF |Wed, 19 Nov 2003

    The TMDT 1300 is a portable dual-channel digital thermometer that provides high-accuracy temperature measurement from -50 to +1300C.

  • Still weighing - but in a totally different way

    Mettler Toledo |Mon, 10 Nov 2003

    The Excellence XS-line is a new generation of analytical balances based on innovative new weighing technology.

  • Dewpoint meter is precise about humidity download

    Michell Instruments |Tue, 4 Nov 2003

    Optidew Vision is a precision dewpoint meter with an LCD panel.

  • Transmitter keeps watch on bearing performance

    SKF |Fri, 24 Oct 2003

    SKF Reliability Systems has developed a new velocity transmitter, which provides continuous condition monitoring at low cost.

  • Detector isolates costly leaks

    Beko Technologies |Fri, 10 Oct 2003

    Beko Technologies has launched a novel leak detector that uses ultrasound to detect both vacuum and pressure leaks within a compressed air system.

  • Monitors keep tabs on compressed air consumption

    IFM Electronic |Fri, 5 Sep 2003

    Metris compressed air flow monitors provide a convenient and cost-effective way of monitoring compressed air consumption.

  • Shell stays safe with tough gas detectors

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Thu, 4 Sep 2003

    Engineering and production staff at Shell UK's Stanlow manufacturing complex are protected against gas risks by portable detectors from Crowcon.

  • Materials transfer solution on show at PPMA

    Mettler Toledo |Thu, 10 Jul 2003

    Mettler Toledo will exhibit checkweighers, metal detection equipment, a variety of statistical quality control equipment and a new material transfer control solution on stand 12151at PPMA 2003.

  • Condition monitoring boosts wind farm reliability

    SKF |Fri, 27 Jun 2003

    SKF is to install its WindCon condition monitoring system in 126 Enertrag wind turbines located in nine different wind farms across Germany and France.

  • Simple setup for SPC software

    Adept Scientific |Thu, 26 Jun 2003

    Now there's a brand-new version of NWA Quality Monitor - NorthWest Analytical's complete factory-floor statistical process control (SPC) software.

  • Analyser takes on multilayer coatings

    Fischer Instrumentation |Fri, 20 Jun 2003

    A new standard of excellence has been claimed for Fischer's standard coating thickness X-ray product, the XDL.

  • VisualPlant deal extended

    ATS |Wed, 11 Jun 2003

    Executive Manufacturing Technologies, the maker of the leading off-the-shelf manufacturing intelligence solution VisualPlant, and ATS have extended their collaborative agreement.

  • System extends balancing benefits

    Schmitt Europe |Mon, 7 Apr 2003

    A new semi-automatic grinding wheel balancing system provides accurate grinding wheel balancing to the wide range of applications that don't demand the speed or accuracy of a fully automatic system.

  • Stable operation for humidity tester

    Vaisala |Thu, 3 Apr 2003

    A new product range is available for measuring relative humidity and associated variables in process and environmental test applications.

  • Modular controllers look after gas detectors

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Fri, 28 Mar 2003

    Wide-area protection against gas and fire hazards is provided by Gasmonitor Plus, Crowcon's modular control system for remote detectors.

  • Monitors keep track of rack "health"

    Rittal |Fri, 21 Mar 2003

    Rittal reckons its latest generation of monitoring technology, the CMC Top Concept, makes rack security individual, simple and cost effective.

  • Card adds vibration analysis to commercial PDA

    SKF |Fri, 14 Mar 2003

    Sophisticated analysis of rotating equipment is now available to virtually any technician with the introduction of SKF's new MicroVibe.

  • German measuring equipment comes to the UK

    Schmitt Europe |Thu, 13 Feb 2003

    A new range of in-process gauging systems is now available from balancing and vibration control specialist Schmitt Europe.

  • Ultrasonic flow measurement from the outside

    Endress+Hauser |Fri, 20 Dec 2002

    Endress+Hauser is expanding its range of ultrasonic flow measuring devices by introducing a portable device for checking flow rates or flow blockages.

  • Meter aids accurate measurement of sugar solutions

    Endress+Hauser |Thu, 21 Nov 2002

    Used as a hydrometer scale for sugar solutions, the Brix scale represents the percentages of dissolved sugar by weight in a solution at a specific temperature.

  • Try-before-you-buy offer on balancing kit

    Schmitt Europe |Wed, 13 Nov 2002

    Schmitt Europe is offering a 14-day free trial to highlight the productivity, quality and cost saving benefits of its automatic grinding-wheel balancing solutions.

  • Portable tester adds a sense of balance

    Schmitt Europe |Tue, 12 Nov 2002

    The SB-1700 is a portable system for accurate and cost-effective balancing of rotating equipment.

  • Totaliser keeps check on essential fluids

    Titan Enterprises |Mon, 4 Nov 2002

    An innovative engineering firm in Dorset has perfected a monitor for beer flow that combines a low-cost pints totaliser with sophisticated security features to detect tampering.

  • Tool tackles hazardous shaft alignment tasks

    SKF |Mon, 28 Oct 2002

    The TMEA 1PEx is an intrinsically safe, laser-driven, shaft alignment tool, designed for use with high-speed machinery in hazardous areas.

  • Gas monitor checks four hazards at once

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Thu, 24 Oct 2002

    A new multichannel personal gas monitor from Crowcon combines sophisticated data management features with the simplicity of operation normally found in basic one-gas instruments.

  • Extra durability for washdown scales and bases

    Mettler Toledo |Mon, 19 Aug 2002

    Mettler Toledo has a new line of scales and bases designed to withstand the real world rigors of the harshest food manufacturing, chemical and other industrial environments.

  • Temperature chambers extend scope of testing

    Tinius Olsen |Fri, 7 Jun 2002

    The effects of bitter cold or extreme heat on products can now be checked quickly and accurately by fitting test equipment with a temperature chamber from Hounsfield Test Equipment.

  • Easy moisture measurement in natural gas download

    Michell Instruments |Wed, 6 Feb 2002

    Michell Instruments has a range of low-maintenance technologies to provide customers throughout the natural gas industry with the means to measure moisture content and hydrocarbon dew point.

  • Temperature accuracy is key to economy

    Land Instruments |Mon, 4 Feb 2002

    A new noncontact temperature measuring system for calculating true temperature of furnace loads gives furnace operators a new way to cut their energy costs.

  • New source for condition monitoring sensors

    Eriks |Fri, 1 Feb 2002

    Monitran condition monitoring sensors and systems allow users to take accurate vibration, heat and pressure readings from any rotating shaft machinery in the most demanding industrial environments

  • Higher resolution from actuator-driven goniometers

    Newport |Wed, 30 Jan 2002

    Actuator-driven goniometers offer higher resolution and sensitivity than most leadscrew-driven goniometers, and a new series features two sizes with an upper version and a lower version for each

  • More accurately determine the moment of inertia

    Huco Dynatork |Mon, 21 Jan 2002

    A new range of instruments can more accurately determine the moment of inertia of complex parts with multi-material compositions, thanks to the platform being restricted to one degree of freedom

  • Non contact thermometer now handles zero degrees

    Land Instruments |Thu, 17 Jan 2002

    A widely-used non contact thermometer housed in a rugged diecast aluminium body sealed to IP65 has been redesigned to cover temperatures within the range 0 to 1000C

  • Non-contact thermometer for lower temperatures

    Land Instruments |Thu, 10 Jan 2002

    More metal manufacturing processes can now be monitored by Land Infrared's System 4 non-contact temperature measurement range, following the introduction of a thermometer for lower temperatures.

  • Quick and easy moulding resin quality monitoring

    Tinius Olsen |Fri, 21 Dec 2001

    Hounsfield's modular MP600 Melt Flow Indexer equipment is designed to measure pre-process raw material variations and highlight potential operational problems post-process

  • Indicators ideal for shaft drive position readouts

    Elesa |Thu, 20 Dec 2001

    The Elesa-Clayton DD51 and DD52 direct drive Digital Position indicators are 4 and 5 digit sealed case units in a high impact technopolymer housing ideal for shaft drive position readouts

  • New range of high temperature IR thermometers

    Land Instruments |Thu, 20 Dec 2001

    Cyclops 53, a general purpose high temperature thermometer providing fast reliable readings from 600 to 3000C, is one of a complete new range of high temperature portable infrared thermometers

  • Portable pH meter features automatic data logger

    Prominent Fluid Controls |Mon, 10 Dec 2001

    The ProMinent-Knick Portamess 913 portable pH meter has been specially developed for field use in industrial, environmental, water and wastewater and food production applications.

  • Portable thermal imaging at an affordable price

    Land Instruments |Fri, 7 Dec 2001

    The new Land Cyclops PPM+ hand-held imager combines high performance thermal imaging with accurate temperature measurement and good ergonomic design - all at an affordable price

  • Shaft Alignment Tools now come with printer

    SKF |Thu, 1 Nov 2001

    SKF has introduced two options to its Shaft Alignment Tool range: the TMEA 1P, which comes with an in-built printer, and the TMEA 1Pex, an intrinsically safe version with a printer

  • Complete materials testing system launched

    Tinius Olsen |Wed, 17 Oct 2001

    The new 'T-Series' range of tension and compression materials testing machines contains five models, extending from the portable H1K-T to the bench mounted or floor standing H50K-T

  • Modular versions for gas and fire monitor

    Crowcon Detection Instruments |Fri, 31 Aug 2001

    Vortex, the multi-channel gas and fire monitoring system from Crowcon, is now available in three new configurations to suit different types of installation

  • Application specific photonics test systems

    Newport |Mon, 4 Jun 2001

    The Model 8800/8200 are modular instrumentation platforms, allowing end-users to configure an application specific photonics test system, and targeting testing and qualification of optical components

  • Computerised condition monitoring at power station

    SKF |Wed, 16 May 2001

    Engineers from Enron Power Operations use a portable data collection unit called the SKF CMVA60 Microlog to collect information on equipment throughout Teeside Power Station

  • Laser temperature measurement in your pocket

    Land Instruments |Wed, 2 May 2001

    The new PockeTherm range of hand-held infrared thermometers from Land Infrared provides a fast, low-cost way of checking temperatures across the whole of industry.

  • Distribution agreement for Knick instrumentation

    Prominent Fluid Controls |Fri, 13 Apr 2001

    ProMinent Fluid Controls has announced a world-wide agreement for the distribution of Knick Portamess 911 and 913 portable pH and conductivity meters

  • PC made into instrument-quality real-time analyser

    HBM GmbH |Wed, 11 Apr 2001

    Phazer from Gould Nicolet Technologies is a high-performance, 2-4 channel dynamic analyser which makes any USB equipped computer an instrument-quality, real-time analyser

  • Laser thermometer runs off AA-size batteries

    Land Instruments |Mon, 9 Apr 2001

    The new PockeTherm range of hand-held infrared thermometers from Land Infrared provides a fast, low-cost way of checking temperatures across the whole of industry.

  • A fibre-optic thermometer for low temperatures

    Land Instruments |Mon, 12 Mar 2001

    Land Infrared has further increased the versatility of its System 4 on-line, non contact temperature measurement systems by introducing a new Fibroptic thermometer for low temperatures.

  • Cost-effective fault detection for quarrying

    SKF |Fri, 22 Dec 2000

    The new SKF Copperhead system solution for vibrating screens is a fault detection and bearing system that will revolutionise the operation of vibrating screens in mining, quarrying and construction

  • SKF Copperhead keeps vibrating screens shaking

    SKF |Mon, 27 Nov 2000

    The new SKF Copperhead system solution for vibrating screens is a fault detection and bearing system for vibrating screens in the mining, quarrying and construction sector.

  • Vibration and temperature show machine state

    SKF |Tue, 22 Aug 2000

    The Marlin condition detector from SKF is an extremely effective way of checking the health of a machine, with vibration and temperature being measured to assess the machine's state.

  • Press-fit operation monitoring a hit at Visteon

    HBM |Mon, 29 May 2000

    Six month payback through reduced call-outs and machine stoppages is expected following the installation of HBM monitoring equipment for the press-fit routines in a new automated line

  • Monitoring the UK's first "Lean Line"

    HBM |Mon, 17 Apr 2000

    Six month payback is expected following the installation of HBM monitoring equipment for the press-fit routines in a new type of automated production line.

  • UK's first "Lean Line" gets HBM control

    HBM |Mon, 3 Apr 2000

    Six month payback is expected following the installation of HBM monitoring equipment for the press-fit routines in a new type of automated production line.