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Sensata’s Slim 22.5mm Hybrid Motor Starters extend motor life and save space

Expanding on its extensive product line for motion control applications, Sensata Technologies has launched the Crydom DRMS Series hybrid motor starters. Application sectors include robotic, industrial, manufacturing and material handling systems. These new hybrid starters integrate the benefits of both solid state and electromechanical relay technologies to produce a compact …

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The TASI Group acquires Sierra Instruments

The TASI Group continues the growth of its Flow Segment business with the recent acquisition of Sierra Instruments, a global company specialising in the manufacture of flow measurement instrumentation.  This is the second acquisition finalised by The TASI Group in just two months. Offering flow and test solutions to international …

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Level measurement solutions for ammonia vaporisation skids

Ammonia vaporisation changes the state of ammonia from a liquid to a gas. Vaporised ammonia is important for use in industrial refrigeration and in pollution abatement technology, such as selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems used to neutralise nitrogen oxides from large electric utility and industrial boilers. Although ammonia is generally …

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Is your network holding you back from creating a Smart Factory?

Increasingly advanced automation using robotics, AGVs, smart machines and integrated logistics means that having a Smart Factory is becoming a necessity to remain competitive. However, none of this can happen without an effective means of carrying the data and control signals required to create an autonomous, interconnected, responsive and flexible …

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DLT restores trust in the internet

Bosch has reached the next milestone on the road to becoming a leading global IoT supplier. The company’s first step was to give cars, machines, buildings, and other everyday objects connectivity – millions of times over. Bosch sold 52 million web-enabled products in 2018 alone, over a third more than …

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Rohde & Schwarz wins contract for test equipment in the newly refurbished teaching laboratory

Rohde & Schwarz has won a contract to supply test equipment for the newly refurbished Electronic Engineering teaching laboratory at the University of Essex. With 16,500 students from over 140 countries situated across three campuses, the University of Essex is internationally diverse and rated as one of Britain’s top universities. …

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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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Precise temperature measurements with invisible light

Ordinarily, you won’t encounter a radiation thermometer until somebody puts one in your ear at the doctor’s office or you point one at your forehead when you’re feeling feverish. But more sophisticated and highly calibrated research-grade “non-contact” thermometers–which measure the infrared (heat) radiation given off by objects without touching them–are …

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Better microring sensors for optical applications

Optical sensing is one of the most important applications of light science. It plays crucial roles in astronomy, environmental science, industry and medical diagnoses. Despite the variety of schemes used for optical sensing, they all share the same principle: The quantity to be measured must leave a “fingerprint” on the …

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HARTING partners with Rinspeed on e-mobility solutions

The HARTING Technology group has formed a successful partnership with Swiss automotive company Rinspeed to develop a number of e-mobility solutions including an expanded e-mobility infrastructure for the automated fast charging of electric vehicles. At the Geneva International Motor Show in March, Rinspeed presented the microSNAP, the latest vehicle study …

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