Charcroft highlights new sensors for harsh applications at Sensors & Instrumentation Live with TT Electronics and Sensata Technologies

Charcroft Electronics, a specialist distributor and manufacturer of electronic components for harsh and high-end applications, will showcase new sensors from TT Electronics and Sensata Technologies at Sensors & Instrumentation Live 2019. An absolute single-turn ACW4 sensor, from Sensata BEI Sensors, combines design flexibility with IP67 or IP67K protection against environmental …

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Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC on 25 and 26 September 2019

Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC, Birmingham for its special 10 year anniversary show on 25 and 26 September 2019. Located in Hall 2 and co-located with the TCT Show, the exhibition brings together the best instruments and sensors from market-leading companies. Registration for the UK’s only dedicated sensors …

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Sensing innovation at Sensors & Instrumentation Live – the Engineering Symposium

Instrumentation and sensors are incredibly important because of the data they produce. This data can be used to improve processes, increase efficiency and repeatability, and enhance the competitiveness of your business. But in order to make the most of your data it is important to gain a good understanding of …

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Navigation by light: research project demonstrates the possibilities for light-based positioning in industrial applications

In a German Federal Ministry of Education & Research (BMBF) joint project, OSRAM, Götting, KEB Automation and Fraunhofer IEM have researched the possibilities of light-based positioning, particularly for use in industrial applications. At the end of the project, the team came to a promising conclusion: navigating by light is practical, …

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TE Connectivity earns No. 4 ranking on 2019 FORTUNE Change the World list

TE Connectivity has been ranked fourth of 52 large companies from around the world on the 2019 FORTUNE Change the World list. It is TE’s second consecutive year to earn this recognition. The annual list recognizes companies that make positive social or environmental change a core part of their business strategy. Companies …

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DJB Instruments signs major USA distributor agreement

DJB Instruments has announced another significant step in its ongoing expansion in export sales markets. Following the opening of the office in Asia late in 2018, the company can now announce it has signed an exclusive distributor agreement covering North America. The agreement with Skorchtek LLC, who are DJB’s approved …

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MTC simulation capability recognised

The Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s advanced capabilities in simulation have been recognised by one of the world’s leading suppliers of physics modelling software. COMSOL has appointed the MTC as a COMSOL Certified Consultant, recognising its expertise and its close collaboration with the major suppliers in the simulation industry. Established in Sweden …

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Analog Devices recognised for employee benefits, work culture and business growth

Analog Devices (ADI) was recently recognised by Forbes magazine and the Silicon Valley Business Journal for providing industry-leading benefits and a work culture that has led to strong employee satisfaction and pride. The global semiconductor provider employs more than 15,000 individuals who work to solve the world’s biggest technology challenges …

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Sampling the depths

The oceans have been around for roughly 4.5 billion years. They cover 70 per cent of the planet, but we have yet to explore 95 per cent of their depths. In a bid to further investigate the wonders of the deep, scientists have recently researched mining rare metals — such …

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New contract helps protect water resources

The Environment Agency has awarded a four-year contract to Meteor Communications for the provision of telemetry systems, services and MeteorCloud data hosting for water quality monitoring systems located in English rivers and bathing waters. The contract was awarded on 7th June 2019 and ensures continuity of data from around 250 …

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AMETEK appoints regional sales manager to dual role in Canada

AMETEK Surface Vision, a world leader in automated online surface inspection solutions, has appointed Éric Charette-Béchamp as its regional sales manager for Canada. In addition to AMETEK Surface Vision, he will also serve as Regional Sales Manager for AMETEK Land, reflecting the close application and market synergies between the surface …

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HARTING commissions new European Distribution Centre

A day of celebrations marked the HARTING Technology Group‘s official opening of its state-of-the-art European Distribution Centre (EDC) in Espelkamp. Up to 20,000 order items will be processed every day, with goods dispatched to customers on the day of order. Costing an estimated €45 million, the European logistics centre is …

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Maintenance-free DC UPS modules for DIN rail mounting protect against power failure, brownout and flicker

Two new DC UPS compact modules from Bicker Elektronik (Donauwoerth / Germany) ensure the uninterruptible power supply of DC loads such as low-power embedded IPCs, gateways, motors, sensors, actuators or cameras in the field of industrial control, process and automation technology, medical and laboratory applications as well as safety equipment. …

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