Test and Measurement

Yokogawa acquires Fluid Imaging Technologies

Yokogawa has acquired Fluid Imaging Technologies. Fluid Imaging Technologies possesses advanced technologies and know-how in the analysis of cells and other types of particles suspended in liquid media, and specialises in the development, manufacturing, and sale of flow imaging instrumentation used to perform particle analysis. With Fluid Imaging Technologies as …

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Vaisala takes its world-leading humidity measurements to the cloud

Vaisala has introduced a new cloud-based Vaisala Jade Smart Cloud system for professionals who want to access high-quality measurement data anywhere, at any time. The data can be viewed on the go; on a mobile device, such as mobile phone or tablet, and on a pc or laptop. The Jade …

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Sense accelerates instrument-free molecular diagnostic test for COVID-19

Sense Biodetection has today announced an accelerated programme to launch the world’s first instrument-free, point-of-care molecular diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. Sense is partnering closely with Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company and leading global medical device innovator, developer and manufacturer, to scale-up production of its …

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Omron MOSFET relay minimises leakage for maximum test accuracy

In a world first for semiconductor and other test equipment, Omron Electronic Components Europe has created a MOSFET relay module that minimised leakage current. With a unique T- circuit structure, the Omron G3VM-21MT offers an exceptionally low leakage current of just 1pA (pico-Amp) or less, giving accurate measurements in all …

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Powelectrics introduce EGE IGEX20Pa-type proximity switches for temperatures down to -60°C

Powelectrics offer 30 years’ sensor experience and supply sensors from over 100 reputable manufacturers. For that whole period, Powelectrics have been UK distributor for EGE high quality flow controllers, infrared, opto and ultrasonic sensors, capacitive proximity switches, light barriers and inductive proximity switches. Always at the forefront to technology, EGE …

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Analog Devices takes action to support customers during COVID-19 pandemic

Analog Devices has announced a series of actions to support the global response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by expediting production of its healthcare technologies that can help fight COVID-19. These include critical measurement and control technologies that are used in medical equipment essential for diagnostics and treatment for COVID-19 …

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Element lends its support to UK ventilator initiative with free EMC and safety testing

Element Materials Technology is lending its support to the national drive to increase ventilator production in response to the NHS’ urgent demand to treat coronavirus patients in the UK. Element has developed a testing regime to cover the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and basic safety requirements for a Rapidly Manufactured Ventilator …

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PPM opens 40 new UK offices

Pulse Power and Measurement (PPM) has announced the opening of 40 new offices in the UK. Those working from the 40 home offices continue PPM’s engineering and design, sales and marketing, customer service and accounts work. They are in addition to employees already working remotely in the USA, Poland and …

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MTS awarded seismic simulation project for China’s National Facility for Earthquake Engineering Simulation

MTS Systems Corporation has been awarded the largest single order in its 54-year history, valued at over $70 million, to design, manufacture and install two of the world’s largest, and most advanced seismic simulation systems at Tianjin University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. The project …

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Laser triangulation sensors measure lateral position of rail bogie wheels relative to the track in groundbreaking ActiWheel project

Laser triangulation sensors from Micro-Epsilon are being used to measure the lateral position of rail bogie wheels relative to the rail head in a groundbreaking rail traction technology project by Derby-based company, SET Limited. ActiWheel is an innovative traction system that uses artificial intelligence to guide trains along the tracks, …

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