SICK’s Opens Doors of its Industry 4.0 Smart Factory to PPMA Visitors

SICK is inviting PPMA Total Show visitors to gain an exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into its pioneering new Industry 4.0 smart sensor production facility in Freiburg, Southern Germany. It is the first time the doors of SICK’s 4.0 Now factory have been opened to UK industry, since full-scale, high-volume production of …

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Optical 3D metrology for quality assurance of gas turbines

Each year, more than four billion air passengers worldwide rely on quality controls in the aviation industry. This is because 12,000 meters above sea level, very special requirements must be met regarding the quality of materials and components. With its optical measuring systems, GOM already supports the aerospace industry in …

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General Purpose Type K Thermocouple Kit

Kit consists of: 1 x GM1312 General Purpose Digital Thermometer (K,J,T,E,N,R/S) 1 x Interchangeable thermometer probe handle Type K IEC 1 x Carry case Comes with 3 moulded-on type K IEC mineral insulated thermocouples and 1 type K IEC exposed junction. Moulded-on plug gives a robust construction as well as …

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Magflow meters updated

New versions of ifm electronic’s successful magflow meters Heralded as one of the best products of the last few years for both accuracy and value, the SM range of magflow meters from ifm electronic is now available with IO-Link, giving the user remote access to parameters for recipe changes as …

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Sensors & Instrumentation Live – celebrating a connected world

Sensors and the myriad of instruments that measure and collect data provide the backbone for the Internet of Things (IoT) and our increasingly connected world. For the last ten years, Sensors & Instrumentation Live has been bringing visitors the latest sensor technology that has been driving this connectivity. Mouser Electronics …

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New dew-point transmitter for compressed air quality

Fast-responding dew-point transmitter designed for tough industrial conditions Michell Instruments has announced the launch of its new SF82 dew-point transmitter for compressed air quality. The fast-responding moisture sensor has been designed specifically for use on compressed air dryers installed in compressor rooms. In these areas, temperatures can easily reach +50 °C …

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New analytical transmitter of-fers flexible solution with the future built in

Analytical transmitter with plug-and-play technology offers cost-effective and future-proof solution for industrial pH and conductivity measurement. ABB has taken an innovative approach to transmitter design with its new AWT210 single-channel two-wire transmitter for measurement and control of pH, redox (ORP) and conductivity in hazardous and non-hazardous industrial applications. The modular …

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The Challenge with Moisture in Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is rapidly gaining pace as a commercially viable industrial manufacturing technology following the global trends of on-demand production, customization, and the need for savings in time, money, and materials. Products manufactured with a 3D printer can be significantly lighter and just as strong – or even stronger – …

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New sensor could shake up earthquake response effort

The recent massive southern California earthquakes shut down Ridgecrest Regional Hospital throughout the 4 July holiday weekend while the tiny town of Ridgecrest assessed the damages. A new optical sensor developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could speed up the time it takes to evaluate whether critical buildings …

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100 days, 100 nights: Sensor network reveals telltale patterns in neighbourhood air quality

Black carbon, commonly known as soot, is a significant contributor to global warming and is strongly linked to adverse health outcomes. Produced by the incomplete combustion of fuels – emitted from large trucks, trains, and marine vessels – it is an air pollutant of particular concern to residents in urban …

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