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BESA accreditation for HIU testing for BSRIA

BSRIA has become a BESA (Building Engineering Services Association) approved laboratory for Heat Interface Unit (HIU) testing in accordance with BESA Technical Standard: UK HIU Test Regime – October 2018. The test regime covers the performance of HIUs designed for space heating and domestic hot water (DHW) production, which includes pressure testing, static, dynamic, keep warm …

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HBM leads the way in Hartpury College research project

When Hartpury College and University Centre recently undertook a study to investigate canine gait analysis and force exerted on a lead in a collar and harness, HBM was on hand to supply the necessary electronic strain gauges and software. Considering the vast range of roles that dogs fulfil, it is important for dog …

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Teledyne Imaging to showcase its latest innovations at Vision 2018

Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne e2v combine as Teledyne Imaging to showcase their newest and most advanced vision solutions in a combined display including presentations and live demonstrations at the VISION show, 6-8 November in Hall 1, Stand F62 in Messe Stuttgart, Germany. Subject matter experts will be on hand to provide insight on planned product …

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Millbrook grows ADAS technology test capabilities

Millbrook is expanding its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) test facilities. Its customers, from automotive OEMs and tier-one suppliers to developers of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies, are working tirelessly to develop their active safety capabilities and require more test support across all stages of their R&D process. Millbrook …

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TUV SUD NEL launches collaborative industry projects to save Oil & Gas industry $millions

TUV SUD NEL has launched two industry-wide collaborative projects to address the impact that evolving real-world conditions have on flow meter performance, as it believes that significant measurement errors are costing the oil and gas industry approximately $7million per day. To optimise flow meter performance, the oil and gas industry relies upon …

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Monitoring is essential for VOC emissions reduction

In the following article, John Clements, managing director of UK-based monitoring equipment manufacturer Signal Group, explains why VOC emissions reduction is important, how monitoring performs an essential role, and what the latest developments are in monitoring technology. Background In general, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are harmful to both health and …

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MTS improves race-winning electric motor technology for Formula E

MTS has announced further power density improvements to its industry-leading electric motor and inverter technology for motorsport. Power density—packing more power into smaller, lighter motors—is a key component of successful racing. Leveraging experience and technology gained from developing energy recovery systems for Formula 1 racecars, MTS has developed its smallest, …

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Installation of a new, large-volume, biaxial seismic bench at Environne’Tech

In 2017, Environne’Tech, Emitech Group started off its industrial project “Bourgoin-Jallieu 2020” with an extension to its test centre for equipment qualification and environmental testing. The new 800m2 building is 10m high and designed for testing large-volume specimens such as aeronautic or rail components, as well as complete vehicles or …

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Challenging machine vision misconceptions

The floppy disk was once the cutting edge of storage, its design slowly decreasing in size as technology progressed. Over nearly 40 years of popularity the common expectation was that the next step in storage would, again, be an even smaller floppy disk. But technological advances were to reshape the future of storage with an entirely new approach, that …

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A new way to measure nearly nothing

Many semiconductor fabricators and research labs are under increasing pressure from, of all things, vacuum. These facilities need to remove greater amounts of gas molecules and particles from their setups as new technologies and processes demand lower and lower pressures. For example, the vacuum chambers in which microchip manufacturers lay …

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