The Advantages of Digital Radiography over Film

Roughly twenty years after the introduction of industrial digital technology, film still exists, but the investment into digital gives better returns every day.  The initial cost of converting to digital is expensive, but recurring expenses are virtually gone and the price of film and film processing is increasing. Yes, the …

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Free Temperature Reference Cards

Email info@isotech.co.uk to request your free copy Isothermal Technology Ltd (Isotech) are offering a limited number of free reference cards with essential reference data for those working in temperature calibration. The laminated cards include the Industrial Platinum Resistance Thermometer Tables (IEC 60751 Ed2 2008), tolerance classes, thermocouple colour codes and …

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New miniature press force sensor features high sensitivity to capture very small forces

Kistler‘s new press force sensor measures very small forces. The centrepiece of the product is a newly developed, highly sensitive crystal that guarantees extremely precise measuring results. This makes the 9323AAA ideal for use in challenging industrial environments. The trend toward miniaturisation is unstoppable. Automotive parts, semiconductors, electrical components and …

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Renishaw expands Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing data capabilities as a member of the umati community

To continue to provide customers in the CNC machining industry with vital data to help realise the benefits of Industry 4.0, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has become a member of the umati community, alongside its existing role on the Standards Committee of MTConnect. As an active member of both …

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element14 launches time of flight sensors essentials course

element14, an Avnet community, has launched an essentials course for engineers interested in Time of Flight (ToF) sensors. Distance measurement and range detection methods have been used for decades in almost every engineering field, including robotics, presence detection, optical navigation, medical tech, and automotive applications. Distance sensors incorporate diverse technologies …

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Powelectrics launch new and improved MetronView

Powelectrics has announced the launch of its ‘new, improved’ MetronView. For the last decade, MetronView has provided customers with a reliable, secure IIoT platform to receive remote sensor data and provide both data and alerts can to unlimited users on any web-enabled device. Whilst new features were continuously incorporated in …

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MTC projects shortlisted in prestigious awards

Collaborative projects being undertaken at the Manufacturing Technology Centre have been shortlisted for the prestigious Collaborate to Innovate awards. The awards celebrate UK-led engineering projects with genuine innovation at their core. MTC projects have been shortlisted in several categories including Aerospace and Defence, Manufacturing Technology and a wild card entry. …

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ABB sensor onboard SpaceX rocket to detect greenhouse gas emissions

An optical sensor manufactured by ABB was deployed with the successful launch of satellite Hugo from GHGSat, the emerging leader in greenhouse gas sensing services in space. The ABB supplied optical sensor can map methane emissions from space at a resolution that is 100 times higher than any other sensors. …

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How has 2020 reshaped manufacturing?

In the space of 12 months, industry has changed completely. The way that manufacturers operate has fundamentally changed, bringing in a renewed need for embedded systems that support remote operations and contactless authentication and validation of the workforce. Here, Martin Frederiksen, managing director of industrial embedded computing expert Recab UK, …

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Unlock your Industry 4.0 sensing potential

Contrinex’s new Smart Sensors brochure explains how a new class of inductive sensors can help you measure, monitor, configure and predict, allowing you to unlock your Industry 4.0 sensing potential. Contrinex Smart Sensors have been designed with the needs of OEMs and System Integrators in mind – They have the …

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