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New year, new knowledge with HBK’s spring webinars

HBK has launched its webinar training calendar for 2022, offering a range of topics – from general acoustic, environmental and occupational noise to more specialised product training. The first session in February, provides an introduction to Sound Intensity theory and covers the type of equipment required – it also explains …

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CETEST gets on track

In response to concerns over the effects of railway noise on passengers and local residents, CETEST has expanded its technology for assessment of external and internal railway vehicle noise. As noise directly affects quality of life and is a major concern for railway (and other industries), CETEST approached test and …

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FORM + TEST and HBK set common standards in force calibration precision

Traceable reference measurement instruments used in accredited calibration laboratories, must meet the highest requirements in terms of precision, reliability, and quality. To this effect, system specialist FORM + TEST relies on HBK’s dependable and high-precision measurement technology, in its ALPHA 2-5000 S compression testing machine, for the calibration of force …

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The next generation of vibration testing

Test and measurement expert HBK has launched a new LDS shaker system that provides efficiency far beyond just saving time – the LDS V8750 shaker + XPAK shaker system. With today’s increasingly complex and advanced vibration testing, such as environmental stress screening with a slip table and climatic chamber, manufacturers …

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Precision matters: core sensing relies on HBK’s expertise in smart sensory drive shafts

The drive shaft as a key component of the drive units of plants, machines and commercial vehicles is subjected to high loads, especially when used in harsh environments. Companies perform maintenance work at regular intervals to ensure full operability. The current state of the devices that require maintenance and, thus, …

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Water turbines keep on running with Rainpower

As runner blades are a critical component of water turbines, Rainpower has developed a new measurement tool – called a Flight Recorder – to accurately measure dynamic stress on these components, ensuring continuous operation under the harshest conditions. The Flight Recorder is a battery-operated system, where all data is stored …

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HBK strain gauges measure vibration of new piledriving method for offshore wind turbines

Dutch installation specialist, GBM Works is developing a new method to reduce the noise pollution caused by driving foundation piles for wind turbines into the seabed. This method involves fluidising the seabed with water jets, which ensures the monopiles sink much quicker – and with significantly less noise – under …

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All systems go for Air France bench tests

Aviation expert Air France has expanded its vibration analysis capabilities, which are vital to safety checks carried out on aircraft engines, with an integrated repetitive test system – Tescia. Aircraft vibration involves checking the balance is correct at two points on the engine; this is monitored by permanently mounted accelerometers …

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New year, new knowledge

Measurement technology expert, Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer UK has launched a full calendar of its free online training sessions, hosted by its technical experts. The company has added several dates providing an introduction to the different functions of it’s 2245 sound level meter: Environmental Measurements with 2245 and Noise at …

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HBM and BKSV to merge

HBM will be merging its activities with BKSV (Brüel and Kjær Sound and Vibration) from 1 January 2019.  Both owned by UK based Spectris Plc, the new company will be named HBK (Hottinger, Brüel and Kjær). Both HBM and BKSV are global leaders in their respective disciplines and have complementary expertise across the measurement chain. By leveraging their respective strengths, the aim is to create a …

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