Tag Archives: measurement

Bridgelux develops a new metric to quantify the naturalness of light

Bridgelux has announced development of a new metric to enable objective comparisons of light sources to natural light.  With the growing market interest in human-centric lighting, the question of “naturalness” of light source spectra is becoming a frequently asked question.  Standard lighting quality metrics such as CRI and TM-30 do …

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Steering specialist invests in 3D scanning arm

Coventry-based steering system specialist, Pailton Engineering has added to its quality assurance (QA) equipment with the addition of an Absolute Arm 7-axis with RS5 laser scanner manufactured by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. This articulated measuring arm offers tactile probing and surfacing scanning of steering parts, to generate a precise 3D image of …

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MECH Metrology improves measurement certainty with measurement machine from Bowers Group

Bowers Group has supplied MECH Metrology with a Trimos Horizon Premium Length Measuring machine which has increased their capacity for inhouse calibration services, and improved certainty of measurement by 50%.  In addition to enabling the business to calibrate plug gauges traceable to UKAS standards, the Trimos Horizon Premium is used to calibrate a variety of …

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Industry’s first VNA capable of 70 kHz to 220 GHz measurements in single sweep

Anritsu has introduced the VectorStar ME7838G broadband vector network analyser (VNA), the industry’s first VNA capable of making measurements from 70 kHz to 220 GHz in a single sweep. By offering unprecedented frequency coverage, the new VectorStar VNA allows engineers to more accurately and efficiently characterise devices over a much …

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Rohde & Schwarz presents its test solutions at embedded world 2020

At the leading trade show for the embedded industry in Nuremberg, Rohde & Schwarz will highlight its T&M solutions for embedded designs in the automotive sector and high speed digital interfaces. The T&M expert will demonstrate trendsetting Bluetooth T&M solutions and innovative solutions for power, EMC and power integrity measurements. …

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Optics for optical non contact measurement systems

Optical non contact measurement systems do not require physical contact with a surface to determine the dimensions and other parameters of a component. Instead new systems use a light source which is passed through a range of optics and is then generated on the surface to be measured. The main …

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ABB’s predicted measurement trends for 2020

In this article, Dave Lincoln, digital lead, ABB Measurement & Analytics, and Dane Maisel, VP business development, ABB Measurement & Analytics Americas, take a look back at developments in industrial measurement technology in 2019, and a look forward at the expected trends for 2020. It’s hard to escape the tide of …

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MTS Systems lines up to present at the Baird’s 2019 Global Industrial Conference

MTS Systems Corporation, a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems, motion simulators and sensors, has announced that Dr. Jeffrey Graves, President and CEO, will make a presentation to the investment community at the Baird 2019 Global Industrial Conference on Thursday, November 7, at 11:00 a.m. CT, at the Four Seasons Hotel …

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TruSail selects Ixthus Instrumentation for performance sailing systems measurement

TruSail is a UK-based performance sailing specialist and the name of a modular wireless sensing telemetry system that provides a unique scientific and measurable tool for racing sailboats. Used for expert training by elite sailors and coaches, typically competing at national, international and Olympic level, the system includes real-time measurement …

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ARAMIS Tech Day 2019 – Innovations and trends in 3D testing technology

To shorten the product development cycle and reduce costs, industries, research and development institutes and universities have a growing demand on materials and component testing. In many fields, traditional measuring devices as strain gauges and linear variable differential transformers (LVDT) are replaced by GOM’s optical 3D testing system – the …

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