Handheld Instruments

The new Fluke ii900 Sonic Industrial Imager pinpoints compressed air leaks in minutes to reduce utility bills and maximise productivity

Compressed air systems can lose a significant amount of air through leakage. For example, according to the United States ‘Compressed Air and Gas Institute’ (CAGI), the average compressed air system loses 30 percent of its air through leaks. Locating those leaks has been a time-consuming and tedious process. The new …

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ProGlove introduces new IoT wearable for automotive, logistics and manufacturing

ProGlove is launching its second generation of smart gloves. The MARK 2 will be presented to the public at this year’s IoT Tech Expo in London together with the company slogan “For a Smarter Workforce”. The new wearable stands out because of its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connection, larger scan range, increased scans …

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Pin-sized sensor could bring chemical ID to smartphone-sized devices

Imagine pointing your smartphone at a salty snack you found at the back of your pantry and immediately knowing if its ingredients had turned rancid. Devices called spectrometers can detect dangerous chemicals based on a unique “fingerprint” of absorbed and emitted light. But these light-splitting instruments have long been both …

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FLIR launches its first uncooled methane gas detection camera

FLIR Systems has announced the FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR, its first uncooled thermal camera designed for detecting methane. This handheld camera offers inspection professionals the features they need to find potentially dangerous, invisible methane leaks at natural gas power plants, renewable energy production facilities, industrial plants, and other locations …

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Evatron protective boots

Rugged and highly visible when you need strong, robust protection for your enclosure.  Available in blue, orange and red, these protective boots come in two styles and eight sizes making them a perfect fit for many of our handheld enclosures. Held secure in the boot – essential when you need …

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Gas Sensing Solutions investigates levels of CO2 on car journeys

Ever wondered why long car journeys make you feel tired and sleepy? Is it the boredom of endless, never changing motorways or perhaps something else? Carbon Dioxide sensor specialists, Gas Sensing Solutions, wondered if it could be a build-up of CO2 gas because, at levels of 1,000 ppm and above, …

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ROTRONIC – New Temperature and Humidity / Moisture Handheld – HP32

ROTRONIC has introduced the HP32 temperature and humidity measurement handheld. This precision instrument enables spot-checks of temperature and humidity levels in museums, galleries and storerooms to be made easily, thereby ensuring artefacts and materials are kept in a suitably maintained environment. Energy costs can be reduced where energy usage is …

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FLIR test and measurement tools help students to get ready for SpaceX competition

Here’s a challenge: build your own Hyperloop pod prototype and test it at Elon Musk’s SpaceX headquarters in California. Who said engineering can’t be fun? Engineering students from the University of Edinburgh who were accepted to participate in the exciting SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition used thermal imaging and measurement technology …

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