Test and Measurement

PPM Test increases warranty period for Sentinel 3

PPM Test has increased the warranty on its Sentinel 3 system to reflect the product’s successful implementation into the test and measurement market. As one of the most advanced RF over fibre test and measurement systems, the company has shown its faith in the product and its quality by increasing …

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European-wide research programme to make hydrogen vehicles a widespread reality

As part of the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR), TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory is developing standards for accurate flow metering and pricing at hydrogen refuelling stations. The Metrology for Hydrogen Vehicles 2 project is part of the world’s first large-scale research project to tackle hydrogen fuel …

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Projecting production forwards

To help manufacturers make the most out of their operators’ skills, industrial metrology specialist, The Sempre Group, now supplies the Arkite Human Interface Mate (HIM). The system meansmanufacturers across the UK can easily implement augmented reality (AR) into pre-existingassembly lines. The use of AR to guide operators through the assembly process can drastically reduce human error, training and production cycle time. Any time an operator is working on …

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Powelectrics Industry 4.0 Metron and MetronView Kit selected by Tela Technology to start customers on their IoT journey

Powelectrics recently commenced a series of technical training sessions with its new partners at Tela Technology. Tela have operated at the forefront of business communications for over 30 years, providing communication solutions to businesses of all sizes across the UK, encompassing mobile, fixed-line, internet and broadband, IT managed services and …

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Three-in-one technology for 3D optical profiling

Industrial metrology specialist, The Sempre Group, has introduced the new S neox 3D optical profilermicroscope, designed specifically for sub-nano, nano and micro-scale measurement. Designed and manufactured by new partner Sensofar, the 3D profiler includes three different optical measurement techniques in one sensor head to measure different textures and structures across varying surface scales. As well as being compact and lightweight, the new system provides a versatile solution for researchers because of its advanced inspection and analysis capabilities. The Sempre …

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Endress+Hauser expands logistics capacity

Endress+Hauser is strengthening its logistics capabilities in Europe. Business partner Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will operate a modern, high-performance logistics centre on behalf of the Group in Wörrstadt, Germany near Frankfurt Airport. The hub is scheduled to be completed and in operation by mid-2021. The new location will replace the current …

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NI enables seamless test operations and data management across an entire organisation

NI has announced the enterprise version of SystemLink software. By standardising the way data is shared and analysed, the new enterprise version enables increased visibility and control of test systems across an entire organisation. In this way, SystemLink software serves as an important bridge between engineering and manufacturing departments in …

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Renesas’ Intersil brand ICs blast off to Mars

More than 20 of Renesas‘ radiation-hardened (rad-hard) integrated circuits (ICs) were onboard the July 30 lift off of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, with the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity Mars Helicopter onboard, launched from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force …

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Endress+Hauser recognised with Frost & Sullivan’s 2020 Global Liquid Analyzer Company of the Year Award

Based on its recent analysis of the global liquid analyzer market, the market research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan honored Endress+Hauser as the 2020 Global Company of the Year. The Group impressed the jury with its robust product line, customer-oriented approach and industry-leading knowledge of liquid analysis. The global …

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How similar can humans and robots be?

AR allows you to experience an enhanced version of reality. From computer games to manufacturing, this technology can help humans gain repeatable and reliable results just as a robot would. Here, Chloe Reynolds, regional sales engineer for lean enterprise at The Sempre Group, explains how manufacturers can use AR to further bridge the gap between humans and robots in assembly and more. The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced many operators to develop new skills as they take …

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