Monitoring and Metering

Wastewater test could provide early warning of COVID-19

Researchers at Cranfield University are working on a new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus. The wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) approach could provide an effective and rapid way to predict the potential spread of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) by picking up on biomarkers in …

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Powelectrics IIoT technology helps FUELlink monitor Motherwell Malt

FUELlink Systems are providers of complete range of commercial fuelling equipment including fuel tanks, pumps, gauges and AdBlue kit. Their fuel management systems currently control around a billion litres of fuel around the world. Based in Motherwell, their latest project was a little closer to home, at a local whisky …

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Visual inspection in nuclear environments

Resolve Optics has reported on how its non-browning lenses are helping a specialist camera manufacturer to supply a turnkey solution for monitoring remote operations in high radiation environments. For the high radiation environments experienced in Nuclear Power stations, Nuclear fuel recycling plant and high energy physics facilities, conventional TV cameras …

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BEKA give Saffron Gloveboxes a hand

Saffron scientific equipment Ltd, who are specialists in the design, development and manufacture of Gloveboxes, are using BEKA Advisor A90 universal process panel meters to display critical containment pressures. Each meter has a multicolour negative liquid crystal display, with the display colour linked to the meter’s alarm status providing very …

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BY Acoustics chooses IMMI noise prediction software from AcSoft for major road traffic project

BY Acoustics has chosen sophisticated IMMI noise prediction software from AcSoft for use at a major road scheme project to help determine whether noise has the potential to impact detrimentally upon sensitive client facility. Ideally suited for the calculation, assessment, prediction and presentation of noise exposure from traffic according to …

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Reducing the effects of cattle farming with methane monitors

In 2018, there were an estimated 1.002 billion head of cattle worldwide, an increase of 6.5 million head over 2017. Global meat production has continued, and is seemingly continuing, to rise and although cattle now accounts for a relatively smaller percentage of overall meat consumption, there were still over 68 …

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Lifetime opportunity at the Etihad

As a supplier of remote water quality monitoring systems, Meteor Communications was recently invited to speak at a Xylem event in Manchester City’s Etihad stadium. With an ‘Opportunity of a lifetime’ theme, the event invited participants to utilise the power of technology and expertise to achieve water security and sustainability. …

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ABB to launch predictive maintenance solution that helps customers minimise environmental impact and increase safety

The ABB Ability Condition Monitoring for measurement devices is an innovative, digital solution that will keep continuous gas analysers under control to ensure clean air operations. The new digital solution keeps track of the health of ABB measurement devices. Performing real-time data analysis, the ABB Ability Condition Monitoring for measurement …

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Series DP3 Wireless Differential Pressure Module measures pressure, air velocity, and flow

The Series DP3 Wireless Low Differential Pressure Module from Dwyer is a compact, highly accurate, rugged auto-ranging differential pressure module ideal for low flow air applications. The Series DP3 is used in conjunction with the Dwyer Mobile Meter application software and connects directly to most Android phones via Bluetooth up …

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OTT promotes natural flood management at Floodex

Visitors to the OTT Hydromet stand at the recent Floodex exhibition were provided with a free sapling, as part of the company’s efforts to promote tree planting as a way to capture carbon in the fight against climate change, and also as a natural flood management tool. “As floods become …

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