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Schaeffler acquires XTRONIC

On 3 May 2019, Schaeffler signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of XTRONIC.  The takeover of the Böblingen, Germany-based company is expected to be completed in June 2019, once all closing conditions have been met. XTRONIC is a technology partner that develops customer-specific software and electronics solutions for the …

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Temperature monitoring for metals and steel

Fluke Process Instruments presents its range of thermal profilers and infrared temperature measurement solutions at the THERMPROCESS trade fair. The latest addition to the IR pyrometer portfolio, Thermalert 4.0, enables automatic noncontact temperature monitoring in a -40…2250 °C range. Due to the outstanding ambient temperature range of -20…85 °C, more measuring …

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Remote paperless temperature recording eliminates human error

TME’s NEW Double TC Wall Port for remote testing of two temperature points from one location, can be combined with a Barcode Scanning Thermometer to deliver enhanced data integrity. TME’s TC Wall Port System is a practical, low cost method of testing inaccessible temperature points compatible with any thermocouple input …

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Dimetix Laser distance sensors deliver Swiss Precision and reliable results for under £2000

The Dimetix D-Series lasers have market leading repeatability and reliability with a measurement range spanning 0.5m to 500m and maximum outputs rate of 1kHz. They are versatile performers in a wide range of applications where there is a need to measure the distance to objects that are static or moving …

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The Latest EPC controller range from Eurotherm focuses on a robust cybersecurity strategy and IIoT connectivity

As an established leader in industrial automation and process control, Eurotherm by Schneider Electric passionately supports its customers with specialist knowledge in control and data acquisition. An adaptable, scalable digital solution with flexible software and instant upgrades available online when required… EPC3000 range of programmable controllers helps deliver an efficient …

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Sensata’s new range of sensors to support HVAC system design

New sensing solutions from Sensata Technologies, a world-leading manufacturer of sensors for industrial applications, are helping designers of hydronic HVAC systems to provide the essential pressure and temperature controls for a successful system design. A hydronic HVAC system utilises water as the primary fluid to transfer energy throughout the building. …

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Sensata’s Slim 22.5mm Hybrid Motor Starters extend motor life and save space

Expanding on its extensive product line for motion control applications, Sensata Technologies has launched the Crydom DRMS Series hybrid motor starters. Application sectors include robotic, industrial, manufacturing and material handling systems. These new hybrid starters integrate the benefits of both solid state and electromechanical relay technologies to produce a compact …

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The TASI Group acquires Sierra Instruments

The TASI Group continues the growth of its Flow Segment business with the recent acquisition of Sierra Instruments, a global company specialising in the manufacture of flow measurement instrumentation.  This is the second acquisition finalised by The TASI Group in just two months. Offering flow and test solutions to international …

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Level measurement solutions for ammonia vaporisation skids

Ammonia vaporisation changes the state of ammonia from a liquid to a gas. Vaporised ammonia is important for use in industrial refrigeration and in pollution abatement technology, such as selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems used to neutralise nitrogen oxides from large electric utility and industrial boilers. Although ammonia is generally …

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Is your network holding you back from creating a Smart Factory?

Increasingly advanced automation using robotics, AGVs, smart machines and integrated logistics means that having a Smart Factory is becoming a necessity to remain competitive. However, none of this can happen without an effective means of carrying the data and control signals required to create an autonomous, interconnected, responsive and flexible …

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