Articles & News on Instruments & Sensors

Coordinate Metrology Society announces 21 white papers and presentations for 2019 Coordinate Metrolo

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The five-day event provides an educational atmosphere for attendees and exhibitors to share experiences, challenges, research, concepts and theory.

Malvern Panalytical partners with the University of Pittsburgh’s Energy Innovation Center to advan

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The NECSTL, headed by Prashant N. Kumta, PhD, focuses on energy conversion and storage, including rechargeable battery systems. Malvern Panalytical’s Empyrean X-ray Platform, a multipurpose diffractometer, will be used in the lab to identify solid-state materials by determining their internal structure, composition and phase while they are in use.

Tips for Reducing Error When Using Eddy Current Measuring Techniques

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By Kevin Conlin, Kaman Precision Products To get the most out of eddy current sensors, follow these tips for reducing errors that can affect a measurement’s accuracy. Pay attention to circuit selection, placement, calibration and mounting.

Micro-Epsilon helps Donfabs & Consillia enhance inspection process

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The task was to measure the wear on the power rail to ensure it was not worn beyond the conductor rail. This would cause a loss of connection and stuttering of the train, which in turn leads to disruptions and an uncomfortable ride for commuters. Previously, the track bed geometry was checked through visual inspection by the operator.

Regulations Require Surge Protection for Safety Circuits

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By Brent Purdy, PE, AutomationDirect Recent additions to the National Electrical Code (NEC) mandate surge protection for safety interlock circuits to protect operators and machinery.

Averna announces François Rainville as President and CEO

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Effective as of June 1 2019, François Rainville became President and CEO of the company. Former CEO and President André Gareau has moved to a new position as Executive Chairman of the Board.

JMP Solutions announces acquisition of Hi-Def Controls

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The Hi-Def Controls team comes with relevant industry-specific experience which will not only provide synergies to the JMP Solutions organization but will also compliment the skills of the current JMP team allowing for growth, promoting learning, and ultimately resulting in the delivery of end to end customer experience.

Strategic BPA and RPA Layers: Necessities for a Smart City Data Center

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By Jack Wilson, Optimum Consultancy Services The lack of strategically implemented Business Process Automation (BPA) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) within the Smart City’s Data Centers could result in the city’s inundation by the data wave following a Smart City transformation.

Endress+Hauser announces expansion of Swiss sensor production facility

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The 13,500-square-meter plant includes roughly 3,700 square meters of production space, 1,500 of which is set aside for clean rooms. The office facilities and cafeteria were expanded as well.

Flow Research Study: Flow meter market projected to approach $8.8B by 2023

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Volume X is the result of a full year of research, and displays in one glance a comparison of the revenues, units sold, and compound annual growth rate for all the main types of flowmeters. No other study exists that provides this type of all-in-one view of the flowmeter market.