COVID-19: Call for rapid sanitising technology for ambulances

Do you have an innovative or novel approach to get ambulances cleaner quicker to help combat Coronavirus? The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is looking for rapid sanitising technology to speed up the time it takes to clean ambulances to help in the national effort against Coronavirus and save lives. …

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Scientists developing point of care COVID-19 test call for help for mass production

A team of scientists from the University of Surrey, Lancaster University and Brunel University are developing an easy-to-use test that can inform people if they have COVID-19 in just half an hour. The proposed molecular test and smartphone app would let people who are self-isolating test themselves, and allow health …

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Process optimisation and control with reliable multiphase measurement

Not all refineries are the same and as such, the challenges with blending crude feedstocks vary between facilities.  Fluctuation in crude supply can be beneficial, however, it can also bring significant operational challenges during the desalting process that can have an impact further downstream into other parts of the distillation …

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High Speed Impact Testing

New, unique high speed, impact pressure mapping system for automotive and aircraft seating launched by XSensor through Interface Force Crowthorne, Berkshire, UK, 20 March 20: Interface Force Measurements, a leader in force measurement announces the launch of a new and unique high-speed pressure mapping system for crash testing seating. The …

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New lightweight oxygen analyzer for cost-effective quality control in safe-area applications

Michell Instruments has launched a new lightweight oxygen analyzer to provide accurate and cost-effective control of oxygen from 500ppm O2 to oxygen purity in safe area applications. The XTP501 Oxygen Analyzer uses Michell’s tried and tested thermo-paramagnetic technology for highly accurate and stable measurements. These sensors are non-depleting and will …

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Casella has announced its schedule for courses and webinars for 2020

Casella, a leading world expert in monitoring solutions for noise, air sampling and vibration, has announced its schedule for courses and webinars for 2020. The company has aligned a series of one-day courses on Air Sampling and Noise Monitoring in the Workplace, hosted at its headquarters in Bedford. Delivered by …

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Bureau Veritas launches Emergency Preparedness Pack to help businesses respond to COVID-19 risks

As the UK enters a three-week period of significant restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, leading safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas has released a new Emergency Preparedness Pack to help businesses respond rapidly to the growing risks of this global pandemic. The 15-page document has been created to help …

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Automation could deliver time savings of up to 25 per cent says new study

The European 4.0 Transformation Center (E4TC) at Aachen University in Germany has investigated the strategic digitisation of design and control engineering and the technical layout of machines and plant systems. The study (which can be downloaded free of charge at discover.eplan.co.uk/engineering-4.0), evaluates the use of CAE software (such as the one …

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Yokogawa acquires Danish startup Grazper Technologies

Yokogawa has completed the acquisition of all shares in Denmark-based Grazper Technologies ApS. Grazper has developed advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for analysing images, and Yokogawa aims to leverage these technologies within its various existing businesses and to develop new industrial AI solutions. Recent advances in deep learning and related …

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MTS awarded seismic simulation project for China’s National Facility for Earthquake Engineering Simulation

MTS Systems Corporation has been awarded the largest single order in its 54-year history, valued at over $70 million, to design, manufacture and install two of the world’s largest, and most advanced seismic simulation systems at Tianjin University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. The project …

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