Test and Measurement

Megger acquires Power Diagnostix

Megger has acquired Power Diagnostix of Aachen, Germany, a leader in the development and manufacture of high voltage diagnostic equipment, and in the provision of diagnostic services for high voltage installations. This acquisition greatly enhances Meggers’ capabilities, particularly in the field of Partial Discharge (PD) testing where Megger can now …

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NI, Tessolve and Johnstech demonstrate mmWave 5G package test solution

NI has announced and demonstrated a quad-site mmWave 5G packaged test solution developed in collaboration with Tessolve and Johnstech. Addressing the technical challenges associated with 5G mmWave package part test, this solution helps reduce the cost and risk of delaying time to market for semiconductor manufacturers that produce mmWave 5G ICs. NI, Tessolve and Johnstech collaborated to …

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Key new appointment at Mecmesin

Mecmesin, a leading global manufacturer of force, materials and torque testing equipment, has appointed a new Materials Testing product manager. Carl Bramley has been appointed to the role, which has been created as a result of the development of Mecmesin’ s new range of OmniTest materials testers and cutting-edge VectorPro …

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World class MRO facility install first RPI turbine rotor assemble systems

RPI UK has installed the first of two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at a major aero engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility. The US based facility carry out MRO of major OEM engines in the United States. Jim Palmer, RPI’s sales manager, said: “It’s great news …

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Ireland’s National 5G Test Centre opens at Maynooth University

Maynooth University has opened Ireland’s National 5G Test Centre.  The state-of-the-art facility called RadioSpace, which represents an investment of €1.5 million, is the country’s first large-scale facility for the research and testing of radio and wireless technologies needed for 5G and the future Internet of Things. RadioSpace, the 5G facility at …

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New Buehler metallographic lab on the campus of the University of Warwick

Buehler ITW Test & Measurement has opened a new European Solutions Centre in a collaborative venture with Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) with over 600 staff and a strong relation with over 1,000 global companies, offering support to over 1800 SMEs through dedicated programmes. Part of WMG’s Materials Engineering Centre at …

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Copenhagen researchers break quantum limit in precision of force and position measurements

Researchers of the Schliesser Lab at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, have pushed the precision of force and position measurements into a new regime. Their experiment is the first to surpass the so-called “Standard Quantum Limit”, or SQL, which arises in the most common (and successful) optical techniques …

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NI, Tokyo Electron, FormFactor and Reid-Ashman demonstrate 5G mmWave semiconductor wafer probe test solution

NI has announced and demonstrated a 5G mmWave wafer probe test solution it developed in collaboration with Tokyo Electron, FormFactor and Reid-Ashman. Addressing the technical challenges associated with 5G mmWave wafer probe test, the demonstrated solution can help semiconductor manufacturers reduce their risk, cost and time to market for 5G mmWave …

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MTS equips renowned automotive institute for advanced vehicle performance evaluation

MTS Systems Corporation has announced the commissioning of an MTS Flat-Trac Handling Roadway at FKFS, a globally renowned automotive research and development institute. FKFS will deploy the roadway to enable faster evaluation of vehicle performance during innumerable real-world driving scenarios. The Flat-Trac Handling Roadway is a state-of-the-art multiaxial simulation system, …

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Temperature monitoring for metals and steel

Fluke Process Instruments presents its range of thermal profilers and infrared temperature measurement solutions at the THERMPROCESS trade fair. The latest addition to the IR pyrometer portfolio, Thermalert 4.0, enables automatic noncontact temperature monitoring in a -40…2250 °C range. Due to the outstanding ambient temperature range of -20…85 °C, more measuring …

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