Test and Measurement

AMETEK Land laboratories in UK, USA, India achieve ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

AMETEK Land has achieved accreditation against the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories) standard as approved by national accreditation bodies for its three laboratories across the world – United Kingdom, United States, and India. “We are very proud to have achieved ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation …

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National Instruments launches new brand identity with call to “Engineer Ambitiously”

National Instruments has unveiled an updated brand identity including a new logo, visual identity, enhanced digital experiences and a brand campaign recognising and celebrating the contributions of the engineers and enterprises who “Engineer Ambitiously” every day. Now known simply as NI, the company is recommitting itself to connecting the bold …

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Anritsu partners with Bluetest for 5G FR1/FR2 OTA measurements

Anritsu has enhanced its partnership with Bluetest of Sweden, offering a new unified test solution for Over The Air (OTA) measurement of 5G mobile terminals. Anritsu and Bluetest have cooperated previously on LTE/5G FR1 (Sub-6 GHz band) OTA measurements, but this enhanced partnership combines Bluetest’s RTS65 OTA Reverberation Test System …

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BSI accreditation achieved in lockdown

UK instrument manufacturer, Evolution Measurement, is celebrating achieving their BSI quality management system – ISO 9001:2015 during a period when most of the UK was in lockdown. Work for the accreditation has been ongoing since October last year, but Production Manager, Mark Adams, finalised with process with the BSI auditors …

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ABB TechTalks offer a world of measurement know-how

ABB Measurement and Analytics has launched TechTalks, a range of online learning resources for anyone needing to know more about measurement technologies and devices. Featuring on demand webinars, video tutorials and a catalogue of over 70 online courses, TechTalks is a free to use remote learning hub for anyone who …

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FLIR launches VP50-2 Non-Contact Voltage Detector for commercial, residential, and industrial electrical applications

FLIR Systems today announce the FLIR VP50-2 Non-Contact Voltage Detector and Flashlight with three alarm types for safer, easier field-troubleshooting and verification of electrical installations. The VP50-2 is designed for  professionals who service electrical equipment in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities to reliably check whether an AC circuit is live …

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Creating a Standard Light Source for improved temperature measurements on gas turbines

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), in collaboration with Sensor Coating Systems (SCS) have successfully developed a standard light source (SLS) for verification of a temperature mapping device. Sensor Coating Systems, looking to reduce the temperature measurement uncertainties of their thermal history technology, approached NPL for help. Their technology consists …

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AES Precision ensures high quality components with Trimos height gauge

Precision turned parts manufacturer AES Precision has invested in a Trimos V5 height gauge from Bowers Group to ensure quality of components used in the medical, defence, aerospace, automotive and electronics industries. Based in Ashford, Kent, AES Precision produce complex, high precision components used by some of the largest manufacturing and …

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MTS Board appoints Randy Martinez interim CEO

MTS has announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Randy J. Martinez as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 23, 2020. Mr. Martinez, a seasoned executive who has served as an independent director on the Company’s Board since March 2014, will succeed Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, …

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Bridgelux develops a new metric to quantify the naturalness of light

Bridgelux has announced development of a new metric to enable objective comparisons of light sources to natural light.  With the growing market interest in human-centric lighting, the question of “naturalness” of light source spectra is becoming a frequently asked question.  Standard lighting quality metrics such as CRI and TM-30 do …

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