Monitoring and Metering

Disinfection of high touch/traffic areas

SteriLumen was founded in 2016 with the goal of helping hospitals combat HAIs (healthcare associated infections) with their patented UVC-based disinfection solutions. Each year millions of people contract an infectious disease from a hospital, assisted living, long-term care facility, or other healthcare environment; and nearly 100,000 die. These infections cost …

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Are your metrology systems 21 CFR Part 11 compliant?

According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 7,252 medical products were recalled in 2020 — 41 per cent of these products were medical devices. Recalls are costly, both financially and to a business’ reputation, but also can pose a risk to patient safety, something all medical device businesses …

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Meteor Communications wins Scottish Water monitoring contract

Meteor Communications has been awarded a multi-year shared framework agreement by Scottish Water for the provision of multi-parameter wastewater quality final effluent monitoring. The contract has an estimated value of £2 million and follows a competitive tendering process which began in November 2020. Bidders were invited to tender for the …

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Case Study: iSMART Research Group and Woollam IR-Vase II

Quantum Design UK and Ireland (QDUKI), in collaboration with the Medical Technologies Innovation Facility (MTIF) and Nottingham Trent University are proud to present this case study from the iSMART (innovation in Surfaces, Materials and Related Technologies) research group, led by Dr. Nikolaos Kalfagiannis and co-workers from Université de Poitiers, Sheffield …

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Fluke Reliability’s eMaint CMMS software added to RS Components’ maintenance solutions to enhance reliability workflows for customers

Fluke Reliability, a Fluke Corporate company and provider of simplified connected reliability solutions for people who keep the world up and running, has today announced a partnership with RS Components (RS) to provide eMaint computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) software to RS’ customers. By adding eMaint, RS is providing a …

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Hanwell becomes Ellab but focus remains on quality and service

Hanwell Solutions, the UK’s leading manufacturer of wireless environmental monitoring equipment, has made the decision to change its name to reflect the integration with Danish parent company Ellab A/S, which acquired the company in 2019. Going forward the Hertfordshire-based business will be known as Ellab Monitoring Solutions Ltd, though the …

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Low-cost air quality monitors inspire Scottish schoolchildren

Clean Air Day (17th June) was marked by hundreds of events across the United Kingdom. For example, Fife Council and sustainability consultancy, Ricardo, provided three Scottish classes with education packs that enable children to conduct air quality monitoring in order to better understand the issue. Each pack contains a nitrogen …

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ABB and Axpo partner on project aimed at making green hydrogen more accessible and affordable

ABB has joined forces with Swiss utility Axpo to develop modular green hydrogen production plants in Italy, that aim at creating an optimum operating model to produce affordable, green hydrogen. The two companies will apply their complementary skills to achieve their joint vision of more affordable green hydrogen, with ABB …

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New TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory JIP to address produced water online monitoring standards and practices

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) has launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) that will support regulatory authorities and industry to establish new standards and practices for the use of online oil-in-water analysers at remote locations. The outcome from the JIP will provide the confidence needed by the industry and …

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Analog Devices expands BMS portfolio to enable continuous battery monitoring

 Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has announced its expanded portfolio of battery management system (BMS) products including ASIL-D functional safety and innovative new low-power features to enable continuous battery monitoring. These new devices further differentiate ADI’s BMS platform that today delivers the industry’s best proven accuracy, and supports all key battery …

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