Monitoring and Metering

100 days, 100 nights: Sensor network reveals telltale patterns in neighbourhood air quality

Black carbon, commonly known as soot, is a significant contributor to global warming and is strongly linked to adverse health outcomes. Produced by the incomplete combustion of fuels – emitted from large trucks, trains, and marine vessels – it is an air pollutant of particular concern to residents in urban …

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Fluke acquires PRUFTECHNIK

Fluke Corporation has acquired PRUFTECHNIK, a market leader in precision laser shaft alignment, condition monitoring, and non-destructive testing. “Fluke’s acquisition of PRUFTECHNIK reflects the growing importance our customers place on reliability systems to keep their equipment in optimum operating condition,” said Marc Tremblay, president of Fluke Corporation. “This business will …

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Mouser Electronics and Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies sign global distribution agreement

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies, an Amphenol company, to distribute its brand of Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies vibration monitoring products and sensing solutions. A trusted brand since the 1960s, Wilcoxon has a strong legacy of success in vibration monitoring. Companies and organisations across many industries …

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Endress+Hauser strengthens expertise for advanced analysis

Endress+Hauser has expanded its center of competence for advanced analysis in Lyon, France. The Group invested 2 million euros in a new production facility and office space to meet the growing demand in the area of advanced process analyses. From Lyon, around 20 employees support Endress+Hauser sales centers across Europe …

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UK coatings firm selects ABB Ability Condition Monitoring to help reach zero downtime goal

Industrial coatings producer Transcontinental Advanced Coatings has successfully piloted ABB Ability Condition Monitoring on  critical equipment at its UK facility. The manufacturer used the pilot project to enhance the existing predictive maintenance regime on a critical oxidizer process that cleans the air before it’s released to the atmosphere. ABB Ability …

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Increased demand prompts investment in Ashtead’s CCTV fleet

In order to cope with growing demand, Ashtead Technology has invested more than £200k in its CCTV pipe inspection rental fleet over the last 6 months. “We are continuously buying new technology,” reports Regional Sales Manager Jay Neermul, “but with more long-term national contracts in place, we have had to …

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Glasgow schools aim to lower vehicle pollution

Schools near Glasgow have been monitoring air quality as part of a project aiming to reduce the levels of pollution emitted by vehicles as they drop off and collect children. The project is part of a ‘Beat the Street’ initiative that was granted £50,000 from a new £1million fund to …

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Chelsea Technologies awarded DNV-GL type approval for Sea Sentry wash water monitor

Chelsea Technologies‘ Sea Sentry wash water monitoring system for ship exhaust gas cleaning systems has been awarded type approval by DNV-GL. This accreditation, combined with certification for its measurement protocols from Class NK and DNV-GL, assures shipowners and operators that all available measures have been taken to verify that Sea …

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Gas monitoring in frozen and dried food storage

There are many different approaches to food preservation for extending the lifetimes of perishable goods. From pickling, salting, canning or jellying, all of these approaches have different effects on the properties of the preserved produce and are suitable for different types of food. Two of the most widely used methods …

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New Technical Lab supports implementation of ultrasonic water metering across Greater China

ams, Qingdao iESLab Electronic and innovative water utility company Jiangxi Water Group have announced plans to extend their China Water Utilities’ Platform, an industrial alliance founded to promote the benefits of ultrasonic water metering and NB-IoT technologies based on Ali Cloud. With the launch of the new Jiangxi Water Utility’s Technical …

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