Inductive sensors ensure hook loader truck safety

Hook loader trucks utilise a hydraulic system for loading and unloading a demountable container. Once the container is correctly positioned on the vehicle’s load bed, interlocks engage with its base, securing it in position. Contrinex’s rugged sensor systems detect full engagement of the interlocks, ensuring the truck is safely loaded …

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Envirosuite acquires EMS Brüel & Kjær Holdings

Australian environmental management technology firm Envirosuite Limited has acquired EMS Brüel & Kjær  (EMS), a noise and vibration monitoring technology company. The transaction was completed on Friday February 28 2020, following shareholder approval. The capital raise for the purchase consideration was led by Bell Potter (Melbourne) which, secured commitments of …

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How to reduce the cost of hazardous area temperature measurement

A brief article from BEKA associates outlines how product innovation saves cost for hazardous area temperature measurement. It also provides some background information on the evolution from mechanical to electronic techniques. Read this one page article in full. View the Indicating Temperature Transmitter Product Range. For further information or to discuss …

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A clear picture of your businsss. T cards making work easier and improving processes; “online and on the wall”

There are many case studies showing how companies and organisations have made significant savings by utilising simple management tools like T Cards. Many of the applications have evolved from Lean Manufacturing techniques, Six Sigma and Kaizen 5S, along with many other Production Workflow and Health and Safety requirements. A great …

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MTC in ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list

The pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre near Coventry has been recognised in the prestigious “Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020” list. The accolade recognises the MTC’s employee engagement and teamwork. The MTC has been rated number 77 in the list, and accredited with a coveted Two Star …

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Environmental monitoring from the International Space Station

Optical Surfaces has reported how a motorised UV-Vis-NIR collimator and interferometric alignment system it supplied to the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) in Berlin, Germany has been used to set-up the ground breaking DLR Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer (DESIS). On 23 October 2019, DLR the renowned German Aerospace Center, and …

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Sensors & Instrumentation Live and What’s New in Electronics Live return in September

 Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 29 and 30 September 2020. This year, the exhibition will be running alongside What’s New in Electronics Live. Sensors & Instrumentation Live Sensors & Instrumentation Live has been bringing together leading innovators and professionals from across the fields of test, …

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City Technology’s Catalytic Bead Sensors Now Reapproved for Use in Zone 0 Applications

Shawcity is pleased to announce that City Technology has reapproved its 4P catalytic bead and MICROpeLTM pellistor sensors listed below to the updated standard, thereby extending their use in most hazardous locations. The ATEX Category 1 certification (Ex da) is available with T5 and T6 temperature classes for the 4P …

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Powelectrics IIoT Technology Help Tag Systems Boost Customer Service and Site Security

Powelectrics IoT technology has been adopted by Tag Systems, the UK market leader in integrated wireless security, fire and safety services for property and plant at industrial, commercial, utility, construction and national infrastructure sites. Tag are using Powelectric’s Metron Industry 4.0 kit to monitor the functionality of hybrid-powered CCTV towers. …

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Variohm expands pressure sensor range with low power series

Pressure sensor with low power consumption suits mobile equipment: Variohm expands pressure sensor range with low power series Variohm EuroSensor’s new EPT31LE series pressure sensor features extremely fast power-up and response times and a low power consumption that perfectly suits mobile equipment pressure monitoring used in combination with battery and/or …

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