More visibility in processes: VEGA extends its sensor portfolio for easy process automation

With its new compact series of VEGABAR pressure sensors and VEGAPOINT level switches, the level and pressure specialist VEGA,  has advanced its capability to become a full-range supplier for level and pressure controls in process automation. These lower-priced instruments are aimed at standard automation applications – designed to meet the …

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Engineering on the edge

Throughout 2020, the UK will be witnessing the wider rollout of 5G telecommunications networks, allowing for greater speeds and reduced latency. The introduction of these networks will support the development of more advanced computing applications like autonomous vehicles, and it’s got many businesses considering edge computing. For manufacturing businesses, more effective edge computing doesn’t need new telecoms technologies — it just requires consideration of industrial PCs …

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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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Vaisala and FMI technology heads to Mars onboard NASA’s Perseverance rover

An international collaboration takes Vaisala and the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) to Mars onboard NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. The rover is scheduled for launch on July 30, 2020. Vaisala’s sensor technology combined with FMI’s measurement instrumentation will be used to obtain accurate and reliable pressure and humidity data from …

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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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Molex recognises TTI with the 2019 Molex Americas Distributor of the Year award

Molex has announced that TTI is the recipient of the 2019 Americas Distributor Award. This award recognises one outstanding regional channel partner each year for advancing Molex technology solutions through demonstrated growth in worldwide sales coupled with global financial, operational and executive management excellence. TTI receives this award as a …

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AMETEK Land launches VIRALERT 3 human body temperature screening system for buildings and facilities

AMETEK Land has launched a new human body temperature screening system to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19. Developed over 10 years by AMETEK Land experts, the VIRALERT 3 provides real-time infrared thermal imaging from a safe social distance, scanning for elevated temperatures that could indicate infection. …

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Rittal inside the food factory

Maintaining high standards of hygiene is a priority in all food and beverage factories, which means keeping machines, enclosures and systems spotlessly clean while maintaining production efficiency. However, within food and beverage production and processing plants there are three categories of hygiene “zones”: high, medium and low hygiene spaces. Your choice …

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Yokogawa releases PRM Commissioning Support Package R1.02

Yokogawa has announced the development and 1 July release of the PRM Commissioning Support Package R1.02, an OpreX Asset Management and Integrity family solution that is used to perform plant commissioning and periodic maintenance. The PRM Commissioning Support Package R1.02 uses field digital technology to improve efficiency in commissioning and …

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