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Flir VP42 Non-Contact Voltage Detector ensures a safe job site

Flir Systems announces the new Flir VP42, a non-contact voltage detector with a built-in flashlight designed for field-troubleshooting and verification of residential, commercial, and industrial electrical installations. The Flir VP42 makes it easy to quickly troubleshoot live and neutral wiring to ensure a safe job site. With its built-in flashlight …

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Danisense current transducers used at CERN in particle booster PSU

Danisense‘s current transducers have been used by teams at CERN as part of a significant upgrade program. The Danisense zero-flux DC current transducers (DCCT) are used in the design of QTRIM power supplies for the PS booster accelerator which are part of a chain of accelerators that inject the beam into the …

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Over 130 teams on the grid for Formula Student 2019

Formula Student, a student engineering competition organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, will see more than 3000 participants from over 25 countries take part in the event which returns to Silverstone this July. Formula Student challenges university teams from across the world to design and build a single seater …

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Sensor City influence shows no signs of slowing

Global innovation hub Sensor City is positioning Liverpool City Region as an international leader in Industry 4.0 with a cohort of new tenants. The latest organisations to call Sensor City home are, Visual5d (V5D), Render Nation, Nova, Pulse Systems, Sensicon and Aerodrums.  Having worked with construction giants Kier, Balfour Beattie, Morgan Sindall and Laing O’Rourke, V5D is …

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Adesto, IBM and NXP demonstrate robust end-to-end security for Industrial IoT

Adesto, IBM and NXP have demonstrated a powerful solution that provides a new level of security for smart building and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployments. Adesto’s SmartServer IoT edge server and the IBM Watson IoT Platform, together enabled by NXP’s ready-to-use A71CH secure element for IoT devices, provide an …

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Per Lindeberg new CEO at Swedish IR sensor company JonDeTech

Per Lindeberg is the new CEO of JonDeTech effective 13 May 2019, replacing Leif Borg who has been interim CEO since January 2019. “With a long experience from leading international positions in technology companies, Per will become a very important part of JonDeTech’s expansion on the international market,” said JonDeTech’s Chairman of the …

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Mouser-sponsored Formula E team gears up for Paris E-Prix

The Mouser Electronics-sponsored GEOX DRAGON team heads to the banks of the Seine for the Paris E-Prix on April 27. The eighth leg of the exciting 2018-19 Formula E racing season features a challenging street course around the historic Les Invalides complex that packs 14 tough turns into just 1.93 kilometers. …

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Compact TEROS 11 soil moisture and temperature sensor is accurate, reliable and easy to use

Labcell, the UK distributor for METER Group (previously known as Decagon Devices), is introducing the METER TEROS 11 soil moisture and temperature sensor that benefits from a one-litre volume of influence, which is a substantial improvement over the 200 ml typical of most sensors. This remarkable performance is achieved despite …

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New Battery powered indicators provide switching and datalogging functions

Status Instruments have launched their brand-new DM650 battery powered product range. DM650TM temperature switch accepts both Pt100 or thermocouple temperature probes DM650PM pressure switch measures pressure up to 100 bar DM650HM humidity switch measures temperature and humidity DM650VI process signal switch measures analogue signals such as voltage or mA Housed …

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Gotthard Railway Tunnel relies on Spelsberg WKE fire-resistant junction boxes

It would be no exaggeration to call the Gotthard Railway Tunnel an engineering marvel. Stretching 57km in length, at up to 2,450m deep through the Swiss Alps – it is both the longest and deepest tunnel in the world. This application environment presents a substantial challenge to those trying to …

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