Sensors and Transducers

Sherborne Sensors announces the launch of a Cloud service for WTS Wireless Inclinometer Line

The WTS Wireless Tilt System is a flexible, all-weather radio telemetry system designed to provide high accuracy remote angle measurement data. The WTS gives surveyors, geotechnical specialists, and structural engineers the ability to record and log data remotely without the cost and inefficiency of traditional wired methods. The heart of the system …

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TE Connectivity encourages diversity in tech with $3.5M African Heritage Scholarship Program

In an effort to further diversify its workforce and bring new opportunities in the technology industry to top-performing minority students, TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has committed $3.5 million toward a new scholarship and internship program for students who identify as Black or African-American. Rising sophomores are …

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Contrinex’s Smart Sensors keep shafts turning with low-cost bearing condition monitoring

Contrinex Smart Sensors, available from PLUS Automation, offer a low-cost single sensor solution for condition-based monitoring of critical rotating machinery. They are able to monitor multiple parameters in real-time, including unexpected levels of vibration, increased bearing temperature or irregular radial deflections of a shaft. These highly versatile sensors provide a …

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RS Components introduces extensive portfolio of sensing devices from Amphenol Advanced Sensors

RS Components (RS) has announced availability of an extensive selection of advanced sensors used by monitoring systems for many different applications in the industrial, healthcare and transportation sectors. Designed and manufactured by Amphenol Advanced Sensors, the portfolio includes temperature, gas, moisture and pressure sensing devices such as a wide range …

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Contrinex’s robust stainless-steel inductives help keep wind turbines turning and our lights on

Wind turbines contributed 24% of the UK’s energy in 2020, with 13% of the UK’s energy use being supplied from turbines sited offshore. This success relies upon the performance and reliability of the wind turbines being able to operate in remote and highly demanding environments. Turbine rotation velocity is a …

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TE Connectivity named among Forbes best workplaces for new graduates

TE Connectivity, a global leader in connectivity and sensors, has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the Best Employers for New Graduates in the United States. “I’m pleased that TE’s purpose of working toward a safer, sustainable, connected and productive future has resonated with recent graduates just embarking …

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HENSOLDT wins billion-dollar contract for “PEGASUS” reconnaissance system

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has been awarded a contract by the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to supply the airborne electronic signals intelligence system “PEGASUS”. “PEGASUS is of great industrial policy importance for Germany as a whole as a high-tech location. The overall …

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Mobile cranes trust Contrinex inductive sensors to ensure they’ve tucked their legs in

A manufacturer of mobile cranes uses Contrinex 2-wire inductive sensors, available from PLUS Automation, to detect the position of stabiliser legs as part of the vehicle safety system. Before the system will allow the driver to drive the vehicle away, sensors confirm that stabiliser legs have been retracted. Mobile cranes, …

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Fluke Reliability introduces the Fluke 3563 Analysis Vibration Sensor

Fluke Reliability, an operating company of Fluke Corporation, is proud to announce its newest product, the Fluke 3563 Analysis Vibration Sensor system. Vibration monitoring helps maintenance teams reduce unplanned downtime and prevent potentially catastrophic failures from occurring, but it has been difficult or cost-prohibitive to monitor every tier of asset. …

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Sensirion certified for its outstanding apprenticeship programme

Sensirion is one of the best employers in Switzerland – not only among permanent employees, but also among apprentices. Following Great Place to Work naming Sensirion, the international manufacturer of environmental and flow sensors, the second best employer in Switzerland, the high-tech company has now also received Great Start! certification. …

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