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Explosions that save lives

With more and more electric cars on the road, many drivers are increasingly uncertain what they should do or not do in the event of a collision. Electric motors also present rescue crews with new challenges. In fact, like any other vehicle, electric vehicles are equipped with safety features for …

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DASA seeks best Scottish innovators at Highlands roadshow

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be travelling across Scotland from 22 October to 31 October to meet businesses, academics, and innovators to build on the £3 million already invested in Scottish proposals and ideas. DASA Innovation Partners will be on hand to discuss potential funding opportunities with those …

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Mouser signs global agreement with Clairitec to distribute HMI display modules

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with Clairitec, a designer and manufacturer of innovative graphic display solutions. Based in France near Bordeaux, the company has provided innovative and customised electronics and software solutions to global industry markets for 20 years. Through the agreement, Mouser is now stocking Clairitec’s capacitive …

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Stainless steel panel indicator has large digits

BEKA have announced two new rugged 316 stainless steel panel mounting, loop powered, indicators with large digits. Like the popular smaller models introduced in 2015, these new indicators have IECEx and ATEX intrinsically safe certification allowing installation in any panel. They can also be safely installed in an Ex e …

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Nanusens disruptive MEMS-within-CMOS technology is recognised again with shortlisting in three categories of 2019 Elektra Awards

Nanusens disruptive technology, which is set to change the MEMS sensor market with an innovative way to make MEMS-within-CMOS, has been shortlisted in three different categories in the 2019 Elektra Awards – Design Team of the Year, Start-up of the Year and Best Campaign of the Year. The award ceremony takes …

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New quiz inspires future engineers

Students will have the chance to discover if they are Coding Legends or Future Lifesavers thanks to a new careers quiz that aims to help young people explore different engineering disciplines, skills and job roles. ‘Meet the Future You’ quizzes young people on their skills and interests to identify different …

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Angela Leadsom vists the MTC

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Andrea Leadsom has officially opened the Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manufacturing, ahead of a major industrial launch event in October. In a significant advance for the UK, the new hub aims to lead …

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New network of weather stations in Sheffield

OTT HydroMet is installing fifteen automatic weather stations as part of the University of Sheffield’s Urban Flows Observatory, which is led by the Departments of Civil and Structural Engineering, and Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE). The monitoring sites are conveniently located at Sheffield schools, and data from the stations will …

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Proximity probes prove ideal solution for monitoring engine performance

Among the many performance and monitoring tests required to ensure dependable and durable engine performance across a wide range of power applications is the need to measure relative shaft vibration in dynamometers. This is where Sensonics‘ proximity probes which make an essential contribution to overall engine performance. A recent example is a …

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Sensor and Measurement Science International: Call for papers now online

The AMA Association for Sensors and Measurement is commencing a Call for Papers for the Sensor and Measurement Science International 2020 (SMSI). This international conference is going to take place parallel to the SENSOR+TEST 2020 trade fair from 22 to 25 June 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany. The submission deadline for …

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