Articles & News on Instruments & Sensors

Physik Instrumente announces Markus Spanner as CEO

  • News

In his role, Markus Spanner has established an extended management team to take a structured approach to achieving the new targets. He will be assisted bDr. Peter Schittenhelm (COO), Dr. Markus Czanta (CTO), Stéphane Bussa (CSO), and Heiko Brehm (CFO).

Rockwell Automation helps Pacific Coast Terminals enhance process safety and control

  • Case Study

PCT set out to find a solution that would remove the cab from the boom and, instead, allow operators to control and monitor the process remotely. If the company pulled it off, it would be a first for ship loading in North America.

How Hydrogen Fuel Cells are Transforming Industry

  • by Håkan Holmberg
  • Feature

A fuel cell is a device that converts energy stored in molecules into electrical energy. Using hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2) as power, the fuel cell produces water, electricity and heat without creating any emissions other than water vapour. This article explains the possibilities of hydrogen fuel cells.

LK Metrology announces CMM measurement services department

  • News

LK Metrology has built a new CMM measurement services department for performing contract dimensional inspection using the latest metrology software with multi-sensor technology applied to LK Metrology CMM designs.

Rotork actuators help German town enhance water delivery

  • News

Stadtwerke Lohr am Main has been supplied with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric actuators to be used at two municipal water works which supply the town of Lohr am Main, in Bavaria, and surrounding areas.

StratEdge announces Reginald (Regi) Nocom joins company as process engineer

  • News

Nocom comes to StratEdge from Samtec, where he served as a research and development process engineer. He is certified in Six Sigma Green Belt training, has 5S and RETC semiconductor training, and has developed numerous manufacturing tools and processes.

ISA95 In the IoT & Digitalization Era

  • by Bill Lydon, Contributing Editor, Automation.com
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The ANSI/ISA95 standard, generally referred to as ISA95, is an important tool for digitalization. It provides the framework, modeling, and vendor independent common information models which can be applied in any manufacturing or process industry production architecture.

What’s That in SCADA Claus’ Sack?

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By Sean Robinson, Novotek UK and Ireland As with most manufacturers, much of the success comes from choosing the right tools for the job. So, what will be on your industrial wish list this Christmas?

Modernizing Non-Technical Industries with Low Power Wide Area IoT Connectivity Services

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By Ken Lynch, Senet Whether it is delivering propane for residential heat, optimizing industrial operations, reducing energy consumption in cities or reducing water loss through smart metering and water management solutions, an entire ecosystem of partners has the opportunity to provide limitless societal and economic benefit, delivering on the ultimate promise of the Internet of Things.

Creoptix announces appointment of Line Stigen Raquet as Chief Executive Officer

  • News

Line Stigen Raquet joins Creoptix from Mettler Toledo, where she has most recently served as Vice President of Business Development Life Sciences.