Test and Measurement

The Sempre Group appoints new managing director

To continue to provide innovative and localised metrology solutions to its customers across the UK and Ireland, industrial metrology provider The Sempre Group, has appointed Jim Mangan as its new managing director. The change in structure will enable The Sempre Group to continue to support its customers by having a …

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Silicon Designs announces immediate availability of MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips

Silicon Designs, Inc., worldwide experts in the design, development, manufacture, and supply of rugged commercial- and inertial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips, modules, and supporting data acquisition, today announced that three of its industry best-selling industrial-grade surface mount MEMS capacitive accelerometer chip families are now available for immediate customer shipment. As one …

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Yokogawa launches extreme precision optical spectrum analyser

Yokogawa has launched a new optical spectrum analyser (OSA) designed to offer the extreme high precision demanded by researchers developing the next generation of optical communication components. With the exponential growth in the Internet of Things, as well as cloud computing services, video broadcasting and conferencing, and the rise in …

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Seaward cooks up an electrical test success for AGA Rangemaster

The installation of advanced production line test technology is helping a world-leading manufacturer of range cookers to uphold its global brand values for high performance top quality products. AGA Rangemaster made the world’s first range cooker in 1830 and continues to be the most prestigious and trusted name in kitchen …

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Analog Devices announces nanopower primary cell State-of-Health monitor with precision coulomb counter

Analog Devices, Inc. has introduced the LTC3337, a nanopower primary (non-rechargeable) cell State-of-Health (SoH) monitor with precision coulomb counter, designed to be placed in series with a primary battery with minimal associated series voltage drop. The patented infinite dynamic range coulomb counter tallies all accumulated battery discharge and stores it …

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Water turbines keep on running with Rainpower

As runner blades are a critical component of water turbines, Rainpower has developed a new measurement tool – called a Flight Recorder – to accurately measure dynamic stress on these components, ensuring continuous operation under the harshest conditions. The Flight Recorder is a battery-operated system, where all data is stored …

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The Lock-in Amplifier explained and reimagined

Measurement of electrical signals, voltage, and current is one of the most important methods used by researchers to characterise electronic materials. But electrical signals are often at very low levels and in the presence of noise — which can be as large as or even larger than the signal itself. …

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The technology behind the M81-SSM’s precise signal synchronisation

One of the most unique features of the new modular Lake Shore MeasureReady™ M81-SSM synchronous source measure system is its patent-pending MeasureSync™ signal synchronisation technology. This real-time sampling architecture enables simultaneous source module update and measure module sampling timing across all channels, regardless of signal types for frequencies up to 100 kHz. Because …

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NI collaborates with EA Elektro-Automatik to accelerate battery test for electric vehicles

NI has collaborated with EA Elektro-Automatik (EA), Germany’s leading manufacturer of laboratory power supplies, high-performance power supplies and electronic loads, to offer bidirectional power supplies that support battery cycling and power-level test for electric vehicles (EVs). EA’s best-in-class power supplies will be integrated into NI’s software-connected toolchain as part of …

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Low-cost, single axis MEMS capacitive accelerometers from Silicon Designs offer low-noise measurements on up to three orthogonal axes

Silicon Designs, Inc., nearly 40-year global industry experts in the design, development and manufacture of inertial- and commercial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer modules and chips for zero-to-medium frequency testing and instrumentation requirements, today announced the immediate availability of stock quantities of its industry best-selling single axis Model 2210 series. These low-noise, low-cost …

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