Test and Measurement

Renishaw holds virtual event for future engineer apprentices

At the end of January 2021, Gloucestershire based global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, welcomed 66 households, approximately 130 attendees, to its virtual early careers event for aspiring  engineers. The event provided an opportunity for students and their parents to learn more about Renishaw’s apprenticeship, placement and graduate schemes and to …

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Voltage Divider that self calibrates within 45 minutes

In the revolutionary 7520, Guildline Instruments have developed the first fully automated and self-calibrating Voltage Divider. Using an integrated Zener based voltage reference and null-indicator the 7520 is able to provide a self-calibration function to achieve long term, sub-ppm ratio measurements with the voltage ratios 1:1, 10:1, 100:1, 1000:1 & …

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PPM Test increases test and measurement industry reach

PPM Test has appointed Australia-based Faraday to provide distribution and technical support of PPM Test products across Australia and New Zealand. The agreement sees Faraday expanding their existing test and measurement product offering with the addition of PPM Test’s Sentinel 3 and point2point units, which enable EMC aircraft testing and …

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Dave Oakes celebrates 20 years at Powelectrics

Congratulations to Dave Oakes, who is celebrating 20 years at Powelectrics! Dave merged Oakes & Co with Powelectrics in February 2001, becoming the company’s Sales and Technical Director. For those of you who can remember February 2001 …  Atomic Kitten were Number One in the charts with ‘Whole Again’ and …

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Rohde & Schwarz Demystifying EMC 2021 schedule announced

Rohde & Schwarz has published the program for Demystifying EMC 2021, happening for the first time as an all-digital event. Spanning three days from 9th to 11th February 2021, the conference will be hosted from the virtual floors of a digitised Rohde & Schwarz headquarters. The program comprises live keynote …

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The importance of servicing metrology equipment

An unexpectedly idle production line in the automotive industry costs manufacturers over £17,000 a minute, per line or almost £1 million an hour. Annually servicing equipment by programming software and calibrating or replacing parts ensures metrology systems are running as efficiently as possible and not causing unexpected downtime. Here, Simon …

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NPL to open state-of-the-art Mechanical Test Facility to support transition to a net-zero economy

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has officially opened its state-of-the-art Mechanical Test Facility (MTF). The MTF provides industry with a turnkey capability to evaluate, characterise and adopt new materials and products that demand a high level of assurance derived from test data. This allows businesses to innovate with new material …

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Yokogawa wins system and integration order for Indonesian plant

PT Yokogawa Indonesia, a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation, has received an order from PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE), a government-owned utility in Indonesia, to replace the existing control systems for the steamfield above ground system (SAGS) at the Lahendong geothermal power plant in North Sulawesi Province. Powered by six …

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Ixthus Instrumentation gains TRACEcertification approval

Ixthus Instrumentation has recently completed the comprehensive due diligence process for TRACEcertification and gained full approval from the world leading anti-bribery standard setting organisation. Initiated through its distribution partnership with Kaman Precision Products Inc., a world leader in high-performance and high-precision non-contact position measurement systems, TRACEcertification demonstrates Ixthus’ commitment to …

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Renishaw expands Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing data capabilities as a member of the umati community

To continue to provide customers in the CNC machining industry with vital data to help realise the benefits of Industry 4.0, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has become a member of the umati community, alongside its existing role on the Standards Committee of MTConnect. As an active member of both …

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