Rochester Gauges and Fozmula partner with Digi-Key

Sold under the recently acquired Fozmula brand, Rochester Gauges is pleased to announce that a selection of the company’s liquid level sensors and switches are now available via the Digi-Key Marketplace. According to John Petersen, Sales and Marketing Manager for Fozmula, this is the first time the company has offered …

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VX SE: New free-standing system enclosure from Rittal

Baying enclosures are frequently employed for free-standing use cases – but are not always the best approach. The advantages of stand-alone products such as the Rittal VX SE have often been overlooked. This represents a best-of-both-worlds solution midway between Rittal AX compact enclosures and the VX25 baying portfolio. VX SE …

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Why Systems Accessories for Cabling are Indispensable

Switch and control panels protect electrical devices in a ‘hostile environment’. They prevent damage from moisture, dust or contact. But that is not enough. Accessories are often used for ease of use and to make the assembly of panels simpler and clearer. These usually originated from the user. It is …

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Rittal celebrates 60th anniversary

It is April 1, 1961, when an international success story begins in a small weaving mill in central Hesse – the standardization of enclosures. Rudolf Loh founds the Rittal company and changes the industry with one idea. What was initially smiled at is now a phenomenon: The standard enclosure is …

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Layered materials grant sight to electronic chips

Researchers at Graphene Flagship partner, the Vienna University of Technology in Austria, has reported an image sensor with an integrated artificial neural network (ANN) capable of learning and classifying images within nanoseconds. The chip is a thousand times faster and uses much less power than conventional vision technologies. The image …

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ADLINK becomes Senseye-ready partner to reduce machine downtime in manufacturing

ADLINK, a leader in edge computing, has joined the Senseye-Ready ecosystem to offer predictive maintenance solutions supported by the Senseye ROI Lock guarantee. Manufacturing, maintenance and operations managers can now implement predictive maintenance with complete confidence that they will get a minimum 100% return on their software investment. Through the …

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Link Instruments named ultrasonic instruments manufacturer of the year

Precision equipment manufacturer Link Instruments has won the title of ultrasonic instruments manufacturer of the year in the Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards for 2021. The judging took into account a variety of factors such as service, innovation, experience, sustainability and other key criteria. The Awards were established to …

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Taking the lead with digital metrology

According to Manufacturing Confidence, a report by the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission (M2R), digital industrialisation could be worth as much as £455 billion to Britain’s economy over the next decade. Here Mike John, managing director at industrial metrology supplier The Sempre Group, explores how involving metrology in plans to digitalise …

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Cap closed! Camera-based cap control with artificial intelligence

Strong price pressure combined with high quality requirements – the beverage and bottle industry faces the classic dilemma of many industries. This is also the case in the quality control department of a French manufacturer of plastic caps. Reliably detecting cracks and micro-cracks on plastic caps in 40 different colours …

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Fluke’s new thermal imagers make proactive maintenance easier

Fluke has launched two new rugged, reliable and accurate thermal imagers, the TiS55+ and TiS75+, which are ideal solutions for carrying out preventative maintenance. Designed for one-handed use, the infrared inspection tools easily capture professional, high quality images of hot spots on machines and factory equipment, ensuring potential problems are …

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