Convert secures order from FFEI to supply cable assemblies for 200 cancer diagnosing slide scanners

Convert has secured an order to supply cable assemblies for two hundred slide scanners used to examine samples to help diagnose cancer. The Kent-based electrical engineering company manufacturer the cable assemblies for FFEI – an award winning manufacturer of digital inkjet and life science technology – which builds the scanners …

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RS Components launches unique education initiative to bring STEM subjects to life in schools

RS Components (RS) has launched Imagine-X, an initiative to help promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects by providing free teacher resources to help pupils realise the potential of STEM and their imaginations. Imagine-X has been developed by RS – as part of its ongoing commitment to raising awareness of STEM …

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Glenn Smith of Mouser Electronics named Top CEO

Glenn Smith, president and CEO of Mouser Electronics, has been named 2019’s Top Public CEO by Fort Worth Business Press. The prestigious award was presented at a luncheon August 28 at Fort Worth’s River Crest Country Club. Smith has been a recognised leader in the North Texas business community since 2004, when …

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Kyocera and Ube Industries form joint venture

Kyocera and Ube Industries have signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture ceramic filters for 5G base stations. Under the agreement, Kyocera will acquire 51 % of the shares of Ube Electronics, Ltd. (herein “Ube Electronics”; President: Hiroyuki Ikeuchi), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ube Industries. Kyocera and Ube Industries will then …

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Labcal PRO Precision Thermometer

The Labcal PRO from Labfacility is fully characterised for Pt100 sensors and all major thermocouples J,K,N,T,E,R,S and B. Exceptionally stable automatic cold junction compensation with a rejection of 100:1 is incorporated for thermocouple ranges. Alternatively, external or manual referencing can be selected as required. Displayed values and user information are …

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Linking Automation and IT

IO-Link master for the automation and IT world New AL19-series panel-mount master units from leading automation company ifm electronic  act as a gateway between intelligent sensors and the field bus, and at the same time create a link to the IT world.  This means a manufacturer can control production but …

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New Ultrasonic Sensors Launched from Sensor Centre

UQ1 All New Miniature Cubic Ultrasonic Sensor This brand new miniature ultrasonic sensor by MD Micro Detectors has a rectangular housing with an M18 front face & M3 side fixings. There are sensing ranges up to 1200mm with adjustment made using the teach-in button. The sensors are available with PNP …

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TÜV SÜD launches Aerospace Fluid Susceptibility Test Service

TÜV SÜD has launched its new fluid susceptibility test service, to help aerospace manufacturers determine whether materials used in equipment can tolerate the damaging effects of fluid contaminants. TÜV SÜD’s new fluid susceptibility test service will rigorously test aviation components to ensure they comply with the requirements of aerospace and defence standards. This includes commercial avionics standard RTCA DO-160 (Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for …

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ACOEM scales up its air monitoring capabilities with acquisition of DynOptic Systems

ACOEM Group has broadened its technical expertise and market presence in air and gas monitoring following the acquisition of DynOptic Systems, a specialist manufacturing company that designs and produces a range of continuous emissions monitoring sensors and instruments. The acquisition includes DynOptic Systems’ subsidiary business, Tunnel Sensors, a world leader …

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