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26 May 2018

ABB has released an updated version of its comprehensive handbook outlining the basic principles behind flow measurement in industrial processes. Titled “Industrial flow measurement: Basics and practice”, it explains the key methods and factors to consider when measuring industrial flow rate and associated applications.

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26 May 2018

ABB has expanded its level measurement portfolio with the addition of the LLT100 laser level transmitter. Designed for industrial applications and harsh environments, the LLT100 enables precise measurement of any solid or liquid surface, including clear liquids from –40° to +60°C (–40 to +140°F), or up to 280°C (535°F) with a cooling tube.

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27 May 2018

To help manufacturers improve efficiency without losing quality, METTLER TOLEDO has a new practical weighing guide entitled “Efficient Workflows in the Chemical Industry.” The guide addresses how the adoption of lean processes combined with smart automation can accelerate many common laboratory procedures.

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27 May 2018

ifm electronic, the UK manufacturer of control systems and sensing equipment for the mobile industry, will be showing their range of products designed specifically for the mobile/construction industry at Hillhead 2018 which takes place in Buxton from 26th to 28th June.

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24 May 2018

According to ifm electronic customers have been asking for accurate detection of small parts for many years. In areas such as assembly automation for product verification and error proofing tiny components can be seated on metal in a crowded area, where detection is extremely difficult.

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27 May 2018

Now available from HBM, a leader in the field of test and measurement, is the new SomatXR CX22B-R data recorder, which has been designed to reliably acquire and store measured data in mobile applications, such as interactive vehicle testing.

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24 May 2018

Engineering education competition, Formula Student (FS) aims to develop enterprising and innovative young engineers and is designed to test students’ abilities and demonstrate their capabilities to deliver a complex and integrated product in the demanding environment of motorsport.

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24 May 2018

T&D Corporation, a Japanese market leader for wireless data loggers, has introduced the new TR4 series for temperature monitoring. Operating with low energy Bluetooth 4.0 and without the need for pre-registration, loggers within the communication range are instantly detected and automatically refreshed by mobile devices. Records can be monitored or stored in the free of charge, cloud-based T&D WebStorage Service.

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24 May 2018

SICK has launched the OD5000 displacement sensor to provide high-performance measurement at frequencies of up to 80kHz even with fast-moving and rotating objects, and in high-speed production.

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24 May 2018

SMC is building on the success of its ZSE20(F)/ISE20 pressure switch range that features 3-screen display, 3-step setting mode and selectable delay time function, with the ZSE20(F)#/ISE20# (A, B and C). The company says the extended series will help operators deliver efficiencies in terms of control and time saving.

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30 April 2018

Available from Omega, the iNET-600 Series A/D module provides 16SE/8DI voltage input channels, each of which is independently software programmable with Windows software that supports direct connection to many common sensor types.

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30 April 2018

The design of the R200 and R201 photoelectric sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs enable applications with longer operating distances.

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30 April 2018

Endress+Hauser has been presented with a Hermes technology award by Hannover Messe for its iTHERM TrustSens, a self-calibrating temperature probe for industrial applications.

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01 May 2018

Now available from HBM  is a new ClipX signal conditioner, which is said to set new standards in industrial process control by simply integrating into existing machines and production systems.

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24 May 2018

The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs is said to set new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in relation to track switches and changes to the code tape. Precise positioning is guaranteed at all times.

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26 April 2018

A tray monitor has been introduced by Philadelphia Scientific to help eliminate battery tray failure.

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26 April 2018

To support automated resin transfer (RTM) and wet moulding composite manufacturing methods Kistler Instruments offers a combined pressure and temperature sensor.

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26 April 2018

In connection with a project for one of its customers, RHEINTACHO FC and FE rotational speed sensors have successfully passed an extreme temperature change test,

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28 March 2018

ROTRONIC continues to enhance its environmental temperature and humidity monitoring system (RMS) that checks, documents and visualises all the required measurements in one system and makes them available to the user in the form required.

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28 March 2018

To safeguard the quality and reliability of results, a fast and convenient 10-minute test is available to verify the overall performance of a moisture analyser. Learn more about the benefits of this performance test in a new white paper from METTLER TOLEDO entitled "A Fast Routine Test Ensures Trusted Moisture Results".

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FEATURES

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20 July 2017

Sensors & Instrumentation, the UK’s only national sensors show sponsored by Mouser, is creating an early buzz with hundreds having already registered to attend this year’s event at the NEC, Birmingham, on 26th & 27th September.

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22 May 2017

To meet the need for improved productivity, the trend for off-highway vehicles has been to move away from discrete hydraulic controls to fully-electronic operator controls. These trends, together with customer requirements, have changed Curtiss-Wright Industrial division’s approach to design and manufacturing

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20 January 2017

Accurately assessing biofuel content using innovative sensor technology is a fundamental preventative maintenance requirement of assessing fuel quality, explains Alan Finlay of industrial monitoring specialist Salunda

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12 October 2016

An expert in the production of optoelectronics, Banner Engineering has an in-depth understanding both of the capabilities and the limitations of standard photo-electric sensors. Its expertise, however, is not limited to this type of sensor and here the company considers when it might be better to use a laser device over a standard LED photoelectric unit

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05 October 2016

Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology explains how monitoring the work rate of cranes, loaders and unloaders means their performance can be optimised, and downtime for maintenance can be scheduled for minimum disruption to operational requirements

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05 September 2016

Infrared temperature measurement can help improve efficiency and optimise quality within production processes, as Richard Gagg, global product manager (IR) at AMETEK Land, explains

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09 May 2016

Since 1866, at the Dufftown Distillery in the Highlands of Scotland, William Grant & Sons, producer of Glenfiddich, has perfected the art and science of whisky making, by using quality ingredients and employing careful process monitoring. The distiller recently turned to Siemens to inject some modern technology into the operation 

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17 August 2015

As an integral part of most production machinery, sensor systems will require a number of enabling technologies to provide the necessary functionality to realise the demands of an Industry 4.0 'ready' machine. Dan Rossek, marketing manager, Omron, explains more

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11 May 2015

Ever-changing and more exacting operating conditions in the food and beverage processing sector are placing greater demands on the sensors that take the measurements that are vital to safe and effective operation, as Charles Dowling of Morgan Advanced Materials explains

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05 January 2015

Today’s smart instrumentation and asset management systems offer a raft of new opportunities for today’s process operators, as Les Slocombe of ABB UK Measurement Products explains

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08 September 2014

Test and calibration in the instrumentation sector are sometimes confused. However, test is not calibration (although, for low spec instruments, it can be) and calibration involves more than mere connection to a sensor or instrument, as Mike Shelton, GE Measurement & Control, explains

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14 July 2014

The costs of generating compressed air can be reduced in many companies by as much as 20 to 50%, according to VPInstruments, a Dutch producer of ‘state-of-the-art’ measurement and analysis equipment. It believes companies can easily save tens of thousands of Euros a year and, in many cases, much more

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08 May 2014

Dazzling reflectivity, matt-black surfaces or total transparency of packaging design need no longer make factory automation systems ‘blind’ to hard-to-see objects. According to Phil Dyas, industrial sensor specialist with Sick UK, today's smarter technologies mean sensors can ‘see the light’

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04 September 2013

Following the installation of hydrostatic level transmitters from Endress+Hauser, Union Papertech in Heywood near Manchester is reaping the benefits of accurate and consistent level measurement

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29 July 2013

Sensors & Instrumentation opens for business in Hall 3 of the NEC, Birmingham, on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th September 2013, offering visitors the chance to view and discuss many of the latest products designed for test, measurement and control purposes.

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24 April 2013

Flow sensor technology continues to address specific industry issues and enhance efficiency, says Carl Schoenherr, product sales manager for Gems Sensors and Controls

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COMPANIES
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08 November 2016

With our HW4 software, we are offering a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, monitoring solution for all the current and planned products.

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08 November 2016

Rotronic products are specified throughout industries of all types from pharmaceutical to food companies; brickworks to art galleries.

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26 November 2015

Criterion Temperature & Humidity Benchtop

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26 November 2015

These are picture of a Custom built Walk-in Room for UCL Warwick, for Bio medical research

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08 November 2016

When you buy a product from ROTRONIC, you do not simply opt for a partner that sells you the measuring instrument, but also for a company that wants you to use the measuring instruments in such a way that they afford you maximum benefits and are a reliable companion to you in your everyday work.

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08 November 2016

Rotronic has long been known for high accuracy in humidity and temperature measurement which is due to products being designed and manufactured to the highest quality and continuously developed by a team of dedicated engineers with years of experience between them.

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