Summers Coming – Look before it’s too late!

Even before summertime hits, we have already seen some good BBQ weather, with the mercury rising and letting us enjoy the great outdoors. Great for you, but it doesn’t bode as well for your electrical equipment. At this point in the year, there probably won’t be any alarms on your …

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Contrinex pressure resistant inductives give concrete advantages

Manufacturers of mobile concrete pumping trucks trust Contrinex’s High-Pressure sensors to monitor the piston position in the hydraulic drive cylinder. These sensors provide exceptional reliability despite the challenges of pressure cycles and high-pressure peaks, increasing longevity and efficiency and reducing maintenance costs for these concrete pump. An additional benefit is …

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Secretary of State launches the joint-funded Aerospace Integrated Research and Test Centre

Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has formally launched Airbus’ Aerospace Integrated Research and Test Centre (AIRTeC) in Filton, Bristol. AIRTeC is a £40 million, state-of-the-art research and testing facility jointly funded by the Government’s ATI programme and Airbus. Covering more than 10,000m2 of gross …

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Farnell shipping expanded range of education kits from DFRobot

Farnell has expanded its range of educational devices from DFRobot. DF Robot’s user-friendly open-source hardware and software tools are designed to inspire future creators by offering an introduction to electronic project design. Farnell now stocks more than 140 products from DFRobot including a series of robotics kits and the popular …

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Analog Devices at ACHEMA Pulse 2021: Maximising the power of ethernet in process automation

Analog Devices (ADI) has announced details of its participation in ACHEMA Pulse, the online format adopted by the premier event for the process industries, following deferment of the next physical event to April 2022. ADI will take full advantage of the interactive format, contributing video demonstrations of key technologies, as …

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Paragraf introduces a Graphene Hall Sensor optimised for cryogenic applications including quantum computing

Paragraf has introduced the GHS-C Graphene Hall Sensor (GHS), providing the industry’s only viable approach to measuring magnetic field strengths of 7 Tesla (T) and above, at temperature extremes below 3 Kelvin (K). Paragraf has entered volume production of the GHS-C, a Graphene based Hall sensor optimised to provide high …

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Resilience Index research finds that manufacturers should focus investment in five areas to build resilience in their plant

Independent research commissioned by RS Components (RS) has identified five areas manufacturers should focus investment in to build resilience in their plant for long-term prosperity. The findings are from the newly created Resilience Index – a comprehensive and unique investigation of six datasets from the past 20 years covering manufacturing investment, …

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J A Woollam CompleteEase Software Training Course 2021

Date: 14-16 September 2021 Venue: Rooms CTLP09,10 & 11, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus This course will introduce the fundamentals of data analysis at a beginner-to-intermediate level. All details will be described using the latest CompleteEASE software. Each registered participant will be invited to participate in sessions, and to view …

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New Fluke ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager detects electrical discharge

The new Fluke ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager uniquely enables the detection of corona and partial discharge from a safe distance of up to 120 meters. Teams can operate safely, minimise the risk of fires and help reduce outages. The Fluke ii910 also offers greater sensitivity to detect compressed air, gas, …

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21st Annual J A Woollam Spectroscopic Ellipsometer Workshop

Date: 13 September 2021 from 9.00am to 4.45pm Venue: Rooms CTLP09,10 & 11, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus Quantum Design UK & Ireland is celebrating 21 years of Spectroscopic Ellipsometry workshops with its partners, J A Woollam. This free of charge workshop is aimed at both experienced ellipsometry users as well as …

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