Sensors and Transducers

Charcroft highlights new sensors for harsh applications at Sensors & Instrumentation Live with TT Electronics and Sensata Technologies

Charcroft Electronics, a specialist distributor and manufacturer of electronic components for harsh and high-end applications, will showcase new sensors from TT Electronics and Sensata Technologies at Sensors & Instrumentation Live 2019. An absolute single-turn ACW4 sensor, from Sensata BEI Sensors, combines design flexibility with IP67 or IP67K protection against environmental …

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Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC on 25 and 26 September 2019

Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC, Birmingham for its special 10 year anniversary show on 25 and 26 September 2019. Located in Hall 2 and co-located with the TCT Show, the exhibition brings together the best instruments and sensors from market-leading companies. Registration for the UK’s only dedicated sensors …

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RS Components wins major distribution award from Omron

RS Components (RS) has garnered the ‘Best High Service Distributor’ from Omron Electronic Components Europe, a subsidiary of Omron Corporation, recognised worldwide as a leader of high quality, high technology electrical and electronic control equipment and component products, including the very latest in sensor technology. Omron’s portfolio available from RS …

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A new generation takes the helm at SensoPart

On the 1 August 2019, Thorsten Wanner will be taking over the operational management of SensoPart from his father Dr Theodor Wanner, who founded the sensor company 25 years ago. His background provides a solid foundation: Thorsten Wanner studied electrical engineering at the Karlsruhe University (today Karlsruhe Institute of Technology …

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Nanusens is a finalist in four categories in 2019 BEEAs

Nanusens is a finalist in four categories in this year’s British Engineering Excellence Awards – Design Team of the Year, New Product (Electronic) of the Year, Small Company of the Year and Start Up of the Year. Dr Josep Montanyà, Nanusens CEO, said, “We are delighted to have achieved such great …

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New sensor could shake up earthquake response effort

The recent massive southern California earthquakes shut down Ridgecrest Regional Hospital throughout the 4 July holiday weekend while the tiny town of Ridgecrest assessed the damages. A new optical sensor developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could speed up the time it takes to evaluate whether critical buildings …

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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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Closing the terahertz gap: Tiny laser is an important step toward new sensors

In a major step toward developing portable scanners that can rapidly measure molecules in pharmaceuticals or classify tissue in patients’ skin, researchers have created an imaging system that uses lasers small and efficient enough to fit on a microchip. The system emits and detects electromagnetic radiation at terahertz frequencies — …

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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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Sensing innovation at Sensors & Instrumentation Live – the Engineering Symposium

Instrumentation and sensors are incredibly important because of the data they produce. This data can be used to improve processes, increase efficiency and repeatability, and enhance the competitiveness of your business. But in order to make the most of your data it is important to gain a good understanding of …

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