Tag Archives: coronavirus

CO2 traffic lights rely on Sensirion’s CO2 sensor technology

ISIS IC has chosen Sensirion’s SCD30 CO2 sensor for its CO2 signal lights for classrooms, thus enabling reliable and accurate measurements in schools. The SCD30 is the ideal solution for determining air quality and for applications in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) sector. Scientists have proven that SARS-CoV-2 …

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AMETEK Surface Vision partners with PPE manufacturers to help reduce the spread of infection through nonwoven technology

AMETEK Surface Vision is supporting nonwoven material manufacturers as they deliver Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at unprecedented rates. High-quality nonwoven materials are essential for PPE used by frontline workers and the general public, providing critical air permeability while protecting against airborne particles. With nonwoven production lines running at full capacity …

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Sensirion helps fight COVID19 spread with fresh air

Sensirion, the Swiss high-tech company, is proud that the AgeTech company CARU AG, integrates the SCD30 CO2 sensor from Sensirion into its CO2 measuring device “CARU air”. Thanks to the clear and precise measurement of the CO2 sensor, CARU air provides consumers the necessary security of knowing when it is …

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COVID-19: Three changes for the engineering industry

Having shown overwhelming resilience in the face of adversity, the manufacturing and engineering sector is one that will be irrevocably changed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Here Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA at automation equipment supplier EU Automation, looks at three aspects of engineering that will change for the better. …

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Thermal imaging to screen for elevated skin temperature

A thermal imaging camera can be an effective screening device for detecting individuals with an elevated skin temperature. This type of monitoring can provide useful information when used as a screening tool in high-traffic areas to help identify people with an elevated temperature compared to the general population. That individual …

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Business continuity faces ‘fresh challenges’ amid local lockdowns, says Bureau Veritas

With a rising number of cities facing the prospect of a second more localised coronavirus lockdown, UK companies must overcome ‘fresh challenges’ in managing their business continuity, says leading health and safety expert Bureau Veritas. It comes as large swathes of Northern England including Preston, Greater Manchester and Bradford were …

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Electrocomponents continues to invest in global initiatives to support customers and communities during COVID-19

Electrocomponents has been highly focused during the COVID-19 pandemic on supporting the needs of customers, suppliers, employees and communities throughout this period of uncertainty, and on enabling a safe and efficient return to the workplace. Numerous employees across the Group’s businesses in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America have been …

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Adapting in the face of COVID-19

Since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the global COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic in March 2020, the world’s response has changed the face of industry. Industrial businesses reacted in numerous ways, and there are lessons to be learned by looking at these responses. Here, George Walker, managing director of Novotek UK and Ireland, …

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Casella supports those returning to work with environmental hazard monitoring equipment upgrades

Workers or employees worldwide are returning to workplaces that are very different to the ones they left when lockdown started. The effect that Covid-19 has had on industry is only just beginning to become fully understood, but companies are prioritising the introduction of social distancing and new hygiene measures, remote …

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FLIR Systems launches FLIR Screen-EST Software to improve skin temperature screening for COVID-19

FLIR Systems today announced the FLIR Screen-EST software for FLIR T-Series, Exx-Series, and A-Series thermal imaging cameras. The software provides automatic measurement tools that perform elevated skin temperature screenings of individuals in two seconds or less at entries, checkpoints, and other high-traffic areas while maintaining recommended social distancing guidelines. “Governments and businesses …

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