Test and Measurement

HWM supports measurement of unique weather conditions in Philippines

Measuring the unique weather conditions at each of its individual plantations was a real challenge to the Philippines Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA). To solve this problem, the SRA chose to install 40 COMlog data loggers from HWM. COMlog was chosen for its ability to receive sensor information from a variety …

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Electro Rent and Rohde & Schwarz announce new partnership

Electro Rent, a provider of test and technology solutions and services, has been named preferred partner by Rohde & Schwarz for rental solutions across Europe signalling closer collaboration between the two companies. The new agreement brings together two global leaders to provide fast, flexible access to the latest, electronic test …

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The peacock approach to metrology

Manufacturers traditionally perceive metrology as something uniquely relevant to mission-critical industries. Like a chameleon adapting for survival, manufacturers in aerospace and medical device manufacturing must show compliance. However, others in the industry should perceive themselves as peacocks — using quality management to excel in the eyes of potential business partners. …

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Taking the pressure out of pressure transmitter selection

Measuring pressure is fundamental in the control of most industrial processes. As a key indicator of quality, consistency and safety, pressure needs to be measured as accurately and as widely as possible. Many of today’s pressure transmitters on the market are highly capable devices found in a wide variety of …

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ELV PM2.5 Particulate Matter Analyzer uses Sensirion particulate matter sensor

The PM2.5 Particulate Matter Analyzer from ELV Elektronik AG, which is available as a complete kit and as a ready-to-use device, provides highly accurate measurements of particulate matter pollution down to a particle size of PM1.0 – both on mobile devices and on a desktop PC. This is made possible …

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Versatile new pressure transmitters will be industry’s ‘everyday essentials’

A new range of pressure transmitters designed to meet key requirements in most manufacturing and production industries has been launched by ABB. The PxS100 range is suitable for use in the water, wastewater, metals, mining, pulp and paper, cement, and power ancillary sectors. Rugged, resilient and easy to configure, the …

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Temperature Metrology, Coronavirus and a 40 Year Celebration

When the coronavirus outbreak first started in China, Isotech was able to help with the demand for high accuracy temperature measuring equipment and were able to rapidly ship large quantities of bench thermometers including the milliK precision thermometer. The Chinese National Metrology Institute donated multiple sets to the Hubei Province for forehead …

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Tektronix and A2LA partner on ventilator production

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, test and measurement company Tektronix has partnered with accreditation body American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) to rapidly convert and accredit Tektronix for the calibration of tools to be utilised in the ventilator production setup of a plant in Kokomo, Ind. Traditionally an electronic components manufacturing …

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Sentinel 3 system enhances QinetiQ’s Aircraft EMC testing capability

PPM Test has been working with QinetiQ Ltd to improve their EMC testing services. QinetiQ is a globally recognised leader in aircraft EMC certification testing and has been using the previous Sentinel II fibre optic link system for over 20 years. The upgrade to Sentinel 3 will be a significant …

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Miniature photoelectric distance measurement modules help robots avoid gripper collisions

Collision avoidance is an absolute priority for automation engineers implementing robotic handling systems. At worst, a collision can result in injury to a human co-worker; at best, damage to static infrastructure or other equipment. Either way, the implications are serious for any organisation, an accident is costly and potentially tragic. …

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